HIKE TO THE HEART OF THE PARKS – Saturday, July 21 meet at 9am in front of the Heriot Bay Store for a hike to Small Inlet and Waiatt Bay. The four-hour hike (approximately) will follow the Newton Lake trail from Granite Bay up to the Lake. Hikers will then descend to the historic portage trail for views out into Small Inlet and Waiatt Bay. Bring lunch and wear appropriate footwear. For further information – call Ken at 285-2580. NEXT WEEK AT Q.C.C. (JULY 23-27) Monday 9:30 Parent & Tots; 10:00 Yoga with Josephine; 7:15 Boot Camp (outside); 6:00 Weight Watchers; TUESDAY 9:00 Yoga with Brenda; 11:00 Pregnancy Yoga MIKE & PAM DENNISON SELLING with Rebecca; 5:00 Yoga with Brenda; FLOWERS AT THE QUADRA ISLAND 6:45 Yollates with Tamara; WEDNESDAY FARMER’S MARKET AND BAZAAR 10:00 Physio; THURSDAY 9:00 Yoga with Brenda; 10:00 Parent and Tots; FRIDAY JARON FREEMAN-FOX and the Opposite 9:00 Boot Camp (outside) of Everything! July 19 at 8pm at QCC. This HEY HORSE LOVERS and Fall Fair diverse cast of Toronto’s finest and most volunteers; Q.C.C has got another fun work adventurous musicians are crazy and party planned to make our fabulous island awesomely talented. They ooze creativity riding ring, here at the Community Centre and their live show is never to be forgotten. even better. We need your help to clear up They transform maniac violin virtuoso the access to the ring, making it have safe Freeman-Fox’s intricate compositions into and easy access so that you can bring your an infectious party! Moody blues. Country animals to the ring for fun events like the and eastern. Afrobeat jig-saws. BYO Fall Fair! The work party is planned for parachute! Tickets $15 at the door (kids <12 Saturday, August 4 at noon. free). Call 285-2462 for more info. SHARI ULRICH CONCERT at Gowlland FRIDAY, JULY 20; Rant Maggie Rant, Harbour Resort, Thursday, August 9, Celtic world beat with attitude. July 27; Curl 2012. Doors open at 6pm for dinner; is Back! All girl Blues Band from Victoria. concert at 7pm. Concert: $25/pp; dinner Be a star at open mic every Saturday! 9pm incl: $55/pp. Concert, dinner and hotel HBI pub room: $199/couple. Tickets: http://www. STRANDED HAIR DESIGN – Wedding gowllandharbour.eventbrite.ca Also visit season is here and Brandi would like her us at http://www.gowllandharbour.com clients to know that she will be working Q. COVE AUTO REPAIR has a new away from the Salon on several Saturdays number. One call for: Auto Repairs and this summer. To book an appointment call Scrap Car Removal – 250-287-1686 285-2055 Because You Deserve It!
KIDS’ YOGA CAMP THIS SUMMER at the QCC! What do a tree, an eagle, a bridge, a rock and a warrior have in common? They are all Yoga Postures! This summer from July 30 – August 3, The QCC and Dana Mahon from Child’s Pose Yoga will be offering a kids yoga camp. Activities will include yoga, sprouting, juicing, meditation, outdoor time and more! Call the QCC at 285-3243 for more information and to register your child today!
QUADRA ISLAND FARMER’S MARKET and Bazaar every Friday 12 – 4pm at Heriot Bay Tru-Value. Every Saturday 10am – 2pm at QCove Credit Union. Something for everyone. Arts, crafts, veggies and more! Don’t miss out! Stella 285-3184 or Michele 285-3747 email@example.com FIRST NATION’S CULTURAL WELCOME EVERY FRIDAY at Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge between 6pm and 7pm. Everyone is welcome to come and experience this rich cultural tradition of song and dance with a Quadra flair. For information or for dining reservations call 285-2042. THANKS EVERYONE for a wonderful second Annual Discovery Islands Festival of Chamber Music! The musicians were superb, the music divine. Kameleon Food and Drink, South End Farms Vineyards, Heriot Bay Inn and Community Centre, the billets, volunteers together created success! QUADRA ISLAND TRAILS COMMITTEE ... We love you! Many thanks for making it so easy to enjoy nature. Appreciations from us all ... Sidelines Shop at The Heriot Bay Inn
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NUYUMBALEES CULTURAL CENTRE Open daily from 10am to 5pm, 7 days per week including holidays. Guided tours available every Saturday or by appointment. Adults $10, Senior/Student/Children $5, Kid 5 & under FREE. Membership is available and charitable donations gratefully accepted.
KIDS, COME OUT AND HAVE a blast with Summer Rec! The Community Centre still has spaces left in Our Discovery Adventure Camp (August 20 - 24, NOW ages 11 - 15), as well as our Mini Art Camp (August 6 - 10, ages 5 – 7 morning & 8 - 14 afternoon) and Yoga Camp (July 30 - August 3, ages 5 - 8 morning & 9 - 14 afternoon). Register now so you don’t miss out! Check NEW LOCALS LUNCH SPECIAL at out the programs online at: www.quadrarec. Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge. Order four lunch bc.ca Register by phoning 285-3243 or stop entrée’s and get the fourth (lowest priced) by the office (Monday – Friday 8 - 2). FREE!!!!! Valid Noon to 3pm, 7 days per week including holidays, ALL SUMMER LONG!
With your help we can save the heart of Quadra Parks. Please donate today! Go to www.quadraparks.com Quadra Island Conservancy, Box 202, Heriot Bay
SIDELINES SHOP AT THE H.B.I has groovy gifts for thank yous and all occasions. MadMats in this week. Forget cleaning your house; Add crystals for summer sparkles and shine. Great clothes jewelry and home decor.
THE DISCOVERY ISLANDS Chamber of Commerce is seeking an individual for our day to day bookkeeping requirements and preparation of monthly financial statements. Interested? Submit your experience and hourly rate for such work to chamber@ PINKY TREATS is open 7 days a week from discoveryislands.ca Preference is given to 12:30pm at the Q-Cove Ferry Terminal. Members. This week’s gelato special “pink bubble gum” (Mmmmm) Gluten/Dairy free options available. Home of the hot diggity dogger. OIL HEATER $40. Air conditioner $95. Best product – best price! Think pink! Antique oak mirror with painted landscape $200. Car cover $50. Cooler big size $40. Ice SUBMIT YOUR AD ONLINE! Classified box for salmon $10/each. Call 285-2728. ads can now be submitted through the I’M LOOKING TO buy a large chest or Hungry Eye website. It’s easy: count your upright freezer in good condition – even words, select the number of weeks you’d if it’s non-operational. Do you have one like your ad to run, and pay online. You’ll that you no longer use? I am also in need receive a receipt in your inbox. Check the of a metal exterior door. Please call Gerald Hungry Eye website to learn more and at 285-3388. submit your ad: www.thehungryeye.ca TEEPEE POLES $25 EACH. Bear, buffalo, THE EYE’S “Island People & Places” isn’t sheep skins. Ikea bar stool $60 each. New just for kids. Use it for special birthdays, Japanese screen $90. Table and 4 chairs $50. anniversaries, births, marriages, new Lounge chairs 2 $50. Leather recliner $180. business start-ups, etc. No charge. Please Leather computer chair $60. Tiki torch $20. send your submission ideas to islandpeople@ thehungryeye.ca Requirements include: a Call 285-2728. high resolution digital photo plus a very brief blurb when appropriate (60 word max.) Please do not submit advertisements FOUND ON THE COMMUNITY TRAIL, for businesses to “Island People & Places.” one prescription eye glass lens. Reclaim at the QCC Lost and Found. Castle Printing printed this issue of the Hungry Eye
THE HUNGRY EYE is published each week by THE HUNGRY EYE (Michelle Simms van Orden), printed on Quadra Island by Castle Printing & distributed free to Quadra mailboxes Wednesdays. The deadline for ad submission is 6 PM MONDAY for Wednesday’s publication. Also available online: www.thehungryeye.ca. FOR CLASSIFIED ADS: Submit your ad online (www.thehungryeye.ca) or pre-pay at the Petro-Can Station (Village Square) 7 days a week! Classified ad pricing: up to 40 words $6.25 + hst ($7.00 total); 41-80 words $15.17 + hst ($17.00 total). Max. 80 words for classified ads. Please count your words. Contact Michelle Simms van Orden at 587-987-5358 about display ads or inserts which are not processed through the gas station. Please do not leave display ads/inserts/or their payments at the gas station. The Hungry Eye reserves the right to refuse advertising. More ads than space? Time-sensitive ads take priority when space is tight. WITHOUT PREJUDICE. No responsibility is undertaken for any errors or omissions.
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Blue Collar ConneCtion
new Homes, renovations & repairs Call 285 - 3931 or 285 - 3405
ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT available immediately above Quadra General Store. $450/month plus damage deposit. Call 2853222 ask for Keri.
G A R D E N E R / YA R D W O R K E R : Experienced man seeks work gardening, landscaping, rock-work, rock walls, construction labouring, labouring, firewood etc. Qualified. Good rates! Please phone ARE YOU AN ARTISAN who wants 250-204-1278 (Quadra Island). more visibility for your creations? A small inexpensive retail space with high traffic TIME TO SPRUCE UP YOUR HOME! is available on the main floor of the Cove Interior and exterior professional, Centre. Recently renovated. 170 sq. ft. Call experienced painting service. Fully insured Kim or Ed 250-285-3138. (WCB) etc. Please give John a call at 2853597 or 202-2069 (cell). We do sprayFOR RENT; small retail space in Quathiaski washing too. Cove, available September 1. Call 285-2880
1 BEDROOM COTTAGE – fully loaded. Wood stove and big veggie garden - $750/ month. All included. 1 bedroom suite – fully loaded. Propane stove - $500/month. Call 285-2728. STUDIO APARTMENT on waterfront property available for short term lease to quite person/couple. Please contact Heather at 250-285-3509. References required.
People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” —Anton Chekhov
Hungry Eye Trivia “All About July”
1. The month of July is named after... 2. Which transportation “first” occurred on July 25th, 1814? 3. A very special day is celebrated on July 15th every year. Is it...
1. Julius Caesar
BEAUTIFUL HOUSE FOR RENT: 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 5 acre lot, very quiet neighbourhood, 5 min walk to the beach. Veggie garden, pond area, 2 sunny decks, 2 carports, big sheltered storage space. Available September 1st. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
THE WATER GUY: WATER SYSTEMS by certified environmental operator. Well water analysis: sales, service and installation of: ultraviolet treatment systems: filtration pro ducts; pumps, pressure & well equipment; specialty pump sales. Quadra, Cortes and beyond. Q-Cove, 285-3744/8303744/email: email@example.com
NOLE CREEK SAWMILLS: milling, moulding, kiln drying, all to your specific requirements. Speciality beams to 32 ft, siding, flooring & much more. Your logs GU T TERS. GU T TERS. GU T TERS . or mine. Free local pickup and delivery. Hedefine Contracting, Discovery Islands’ Call Greg 285-2762 Website: www. roofing specialists, does 5”, K-style nolecreeksawmills.com continuous gutters. Island convenience. Call 285-2866 for all your roofing and gutter needs.
2. The first steam locomotive debuted. After ten months’ labor, George Stephenson’s locomotive “Blucher” was completed and tested on the Cillingwood Railway.
IS IT TIME TO SEPARATE home & work? Do you require reliable TELUS high speed internet? We have air conditioned office space available in the well-kept Cove Centre. Recently renovated, approximately 200 sq. ft. Call Kim or Ed 250-285-3138
Midsize CAT Excavator (thumb & blade) Tandem Hooklift Dump Truck
SIGNS, PICTURE FRAMING and simple Engraving at Waypoint Signs beside Quadra Builders. Tuesday -Thursday, 9 – noon and 1 – 4 pm. (look for OPEN sign on other days). Appointments possible to suit your schedule. Friendly, efficient, personalized service with quality products at affordable rates. 285-2815 & firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Cow Appreciation Day
BEAUTIFUL RUSTIC 3-BEDROOM home in Heriot Bay. Magnificent view. 1 + ½ bath. Wood heat and propane stove. Non-smokers only. $850/month. Available September 1. Call 285-2744 or leave a message at 1-800-983-2704.
Chris Phillips 285-3040
ADVERTISE YOUR GARAGE/YARD/ moving sale in the Hungry Eye and you’ve put a personal invitation in every mailbox on Quadra Island. Is there a better deal for $7? Hungry Eye – July 18, 2012 • 3
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