Hornby Island Educational Society

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Zoom Talk “The Body Politic Sight/Site of Social Agency” with Sara Vipond

On June 6th, join Sara Vipond, artist and educator, for an Art History & Visual Culture lecture.

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Zoom Talk “Narrative and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy” with Meredith McEvoy

On May 13th, Meredith McEvoy will discuss facing challenges differently, understanding the role of counselling, and tools for your own mental health tool kit.

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Bruce Fairbairn Memorial Bursary

The Hornby Island Educational Society and the Hornby Island Community Fund Society are pleased to continue their partnership in the stewardship of the Bruce Fairbairn Memorial Bursary.  This award was established in the memory of Bruce Fairbairn in 1999, honoring…

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Zoom Talk: “Journey Into Medieval Japan” with Christina Laffin

On April 18th, Hornby Island School alumnus, Christina Laffin will talk about her book Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women, to share the life of a prolific writer and contentious woman known as Abutsu. Her talk will retrace the steps of a Medieval Japanese Noblewoman. 

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Literacy Outreach Assistance for Adults

HIES LLL is also offering Literacy Outreach support to the community on Friday’s at Room to Grow from 1 – 3pm by appointment.  We are pleased to announce that adult educator, Wendy Burton, will provide free support for any adult looking for support in translating and completing…

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Zooming in on 2021!

Life Long Learning kicked off the new year with a wonderful first. The virtual garden tour of Vancouver’s Dr Sun Yat-Sen Garden zoom presentation by Hayne Wai and Bob Wilmott was well attended and received great positive feedback. On the…

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Basics of Seed: Zoom Talk with Arzeena Hamir

Join us for Basics of Seed Starting February 21@ 2pm via ZOOM

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Job Opportunity: Child and Youth Programmer

Position Title: Child & Youth Programmer       Position Summary:  The Children’s Programmer will work as a member of a team to ensure all program areas and activities are as safe as possible and to act as good role models for children. The Children’s Programmer must work within the…

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Job Opportunity with The Kitchen

The Kitchen needs a cleaner/food processor. This job is 5 hours per week @ $20. The position requires a Foodsafe certificate. Deadline February 15th. Apply to hieskitchen@gmail.com.Any questions, call Susan 335 1629.

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Explore the Sun Yat-Sen Gardens through Zoom, January 10th

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