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The 6th Annual Edible Garden Tour by One Straw Society is August 1 & 2. You can expect to find a tour bus, guided tours, food, workshops, dinner, local brews and more!
To download a printable PDF brochure, or share event information with friends, please visit http://onestraw.ca/node/2475#tour.
The Home and Garden Expo will be held at the Gibsons Recreation Centre, Sat. June 13th, from 11 to 12.  
A number of electric vehicles will be parked outside the entrance, with owners happy to talk about their driving experiences.  Alternative Power Systems will have booths with loads of information on solar power, and they’re offering the Expo Grand Prize:  a complete solar panel system, worth $5,000!Alevtina Akbulatova, BC Hydro`s net metering expert, will be giving a presentation from 11 to 12. 
FUSE Community Work Hub invites you to check out our new digs in lower Gibsons this Friday, May 29, 2015 from 9am to 3pm. Pop in, say hello, have a snack and take a tour with one of our hosts. Bring your laptop and try out one of our work stations. We hope to see you there!

Date: May 29, 2015
Where: #15 - 292 Gower Point Road (on the second floor above the parking lot to the left of the Trading Post)
Time: 9am - 3pm
Saturday, May 30th, 9 am to 4 pm, Island School of Building Arts, Gabriola Island
Want to live off grid? Reduce your hydro bills? Be involved in the solar revolution? Then ISBA has a course for you. After a brief overview of home solar options, students will do a site assessment, discuss equipment choices, mount solar panels and tour Gabriola’s largest solar installation. Join Dave Neads of GabEnergy as he shares his knowledge gained during 27 years of using solar energy and living off grid. Cost: $125. For more information or to register, call ISBA at 250-247-8922.
Caring for Canada: Think Federal Elections Strategies
A discussion on federal election strategies aimed at:  restoring Canadian democracy; examining the pros and cons of strategic voting; discussion the possibilities of a governing coalition after the election; looking at the possibilities of proportional representation for future elections, and other issues that arise during the discussion.
6:30 - 9:00 pm - Wednesday, May 20   Roberts Creek Hall, Roberts Creek   A follow-up meeting for 7 - 9 pm, Wednesday, June 10th, at the Sechelt Arts Centre at Trail Avenue and Medusa Street in Sechelt.  For more information please contact the Alliance 4 Democracy: scalliance4democracy12 at gmail.com.

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