Dads, kids let the Force be with them at Tofino event

Over 25 families celebrated Dads’ Night Out at Wickaninnish Community School, in Tofino. The Star Wars themed evening included Lightsabers, R2D2, Princess Leia and Yoda crafts, Star Wars music, chicken wings and veggies, and a whole lot of fun! Thank you Kimi Henderson for organizing, Georgina Valk for your creativity and enthusiasm demonstrating the craft, Marc Valk and Robert Kowatsch for arranging a Star Wars album and record player, and Kyla Emery for providing transportation. And thank you to all the participating families. Dads’ Night Out is a social evening for school aged kids and their dads. While the events are intended for dads, they can include fatherly figures -grandpas, moms, or family friends are always welcome and encouraged to participate. Events will continue throughout the communities of Tofino, Opitsaht, Esowista, and Ty-Hytanis during January – May happening on the last Thursday of each month. Winter and Spring events may include swim nights, gym games, surfing, and other fun recreational or social events. The events are always free and include transportation to

within Tofino to Long Beach area and boat transportation to/from Opitsaht. To reserve transportation call Kyla at 725-3229 ext 37. For boat transportation call Sheenagh at 725-2555. Watch for upcoming event details and times in the Westerly calendar, West Coast Regional Community Calendar and on our facebook pages: Wickaninnish Community School Society and Tofino Parks and Recreation.

Dads’ Night Out events are sponsored by Wickaninnish Community School Society in partnership with Tofino Parks and Recreation. If you would like to be community partner, help out with an event, or provide in-kind contribution for a Dads’ Night Out event please contact WCSS at 725-2555.