Calendar Of Events/What’s On

30 WEDNESDAY

Recycling Day in Tofino Nikki van Schyndel will be sharing stories of her experience on Wednesday, April 30, at the Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre, which

is presented by Raincoast Education Society.

Preschool Play Group, 10am-noon, Tofino Community Hall.

Seniors Social Afternoons, 1:30-4pm, Tofino Legion. Free admission & refreshments. Dominos, crib, board games, pool, snooker & darts. Strong Start, Ucluelet Elementary School, 8:35-11:35.

Holy Family Church, 9:30am, 1664 Peninsula Rd. Ucluelet.

Ucluelet library, open 1-6pm CWFS hosts Kennedy Flats cleanup this week, see article in this paper

1 THURSDAY

Healthy Babies Program/Family Ties, 10:30am. Drop-in for expectant, new parents, Coastal Family Place, Free community lunch, noon-2pm, Coastal Community Services Hub, Ucluelet. Info 250-726-2343.

The Edge Youth Room, 3-6pm, Ucluelet Community Centre & Youth Nite at the Edge (cooking, movies, art projects & more), 6-8pm, $2. Tofino library, 331 Main St., 3-7pm.

2 FRIDAY

Fri., May 2 -17th Annual Tofino Shorebird Festival Opening Reception & Guest Presentation Shorebirds of the West Coast: Locals and Tourists with avian biologist Mark Maftei6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Appetizers and opening reception 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Presentation At Darwin’s Café in the Tofino Botanical Gardens Tofino Library Storytime 11:30 a.m.-12 noon. 331 Main St. Preschool The Edge Youth Room, 2-6pm, UCC

3 SATURDAY.

Shorebird Festival 8:30am-12:30pm Meet at Tofino Sea Kayaking at 320 Main St., Tofino. $75 incl. tax per person -a portion of proceeds are donated to the RES and the Tofino Shorebird Festival. Please book through Tofino Sea Kayaking at 250-725-4222. Shorebird Festival Lunch & Art Show featuring the lino-cut block prints of Allison Tremain, with artist 12-3 p.m. At Jamie’s Rainforest Inn Restaurant and Lounge, 1258 Pacific Rim Hwy.

Shorebird Festival Building Better Birding Skills on the Tofino Mudflats with Andy Murray and Adrian Dorst 3-5 p.m. Meet at Jamie’s Rainforest Inn, 1258 Pacific Rim Hwy.

Shorebird Festival The Juan de Fuca Eddy – a critical stopover site for migrating Sabine’s gullswith avian biologist Shanti Davis 7:30pm-8:30pm At Darwin’s Café in the Tofino Botanical Gardens Tofino library, 331 Main St., open 10am-noon & 1-5pm.

St. Francis of Assisi Church, mass 5:30pm, 441 Main St. Tofino. AA meeting, 7:30pm, St. Francis Church, 441 Main, Tofino.

4 SUNDAY

Shorebird Festival Guided Voyage to Cleland Island Seabird Colony with Cleland Island Ecological Reserve Warden Pete Clarkson 10:00am-1:00pm $65 incl. tax per person. Please book through Jamie’s Whaling, Tofino (606 Campbell St) at 1-800-667-9913 or info@jamies. com.

Christ Community Church, 10:30am, 1419 Peninsula Rd. Ucluelet. Grace Bible Church, 10:30am, Ucluelet Community Ctr., 500 Matterson Dr. Holy Family Church, 10 am, 1664 Peninsula Rd. Ucluelet.

St. Columba Church, 10:30am, 110 Second St. Tofino.

Tofino Bible Fellowship at Tofino Legion Hall, 331 Main, at 10:30

5 MONDAY

Monday Night Movies, Tofino, 8 pm Clayoquot Community TheatreAt Middleton (Rom/Com, US, 2013, 100 min, Rated PG) Director: Adam Rodgers. Straight-laced George and eccentric Edith are two strangers who meet on their children’s campus tour at the idyllic Middleton College. Failing comically to connect with their kids, George and Edith play hooky together, ditching the official tour for a carefree adventure reminiscent of their own college years. A light-hearted romance for adults on the surface, At Middleton is a deeply moving portrait of roads not taken and the timelessness of youth. Stars Academy Award nominees Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga.

Floor hockey, 7-9pm, Ucluelet Seaplane Base Rec Hall. $2 drop-in. Indoor Soccer, 8-10pm, USS gym, $2 Competitive & drop-in darts, doors 7pm, play 8pm, Tofino Legion

6TUESDAY

Ukee Community Emergency Evacuation Drill, Tues., May 6, 7-8 p.m. Every Tuesday, 11:30 to 1:00 the Fish and Loaves free Community Lunch at the Tofino Community hall.

Healthy Babies Program/Family Ties, 10:30am.

Ucluelet library, Ucluelet Community Centre, open 1-6pm.

The Edge Youth Room, 3-6pm, Ucluelet Community Centre Youth night, 7-9pm, Tofino Legion. St. Francis of Assisi Church, mass 5pm, 441 Main St. Tofino. Food Bank on the Edge, pick up 1-3pm, Seaplane Base Rd. AA meeting, 7:30pm, St. Francis Church, 441 Main, Tofino.

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