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MARCH 14, 2012

EVENTS / ANNOUNCEMENTS ST. PADDY’S DAY at the Winter Market – Saturday, March 17 from 10 am to 2 pm. First Pressing playing. Irish Interlude by Eileen Sowerby on piano. Fantastic lineup of artisans. Eat, drink and be merry (coffee, tea that is!) Rainbow cupcakes anyone? 285-3747 quadra.michele@

Photo by Jamie Harris

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 … Buddy Mac one-man classic country singer. Friday, March 23 … Hal Douglas Blues Band. Saturday nights; open mic with Mo. Toe tappin’, foot stompin’, sweet dancin’ every Friday and Saturday night. HBI Pub. Your extended living room! THIS WEEKEND AT Q.C.C. (March 17) SATURDAY 10:00 – 2:00 Winter Market WATCH THE GAMES and WIN BIG! HBI Pub. Two nights stay at the Sandman Inn and 2 tickets to the Canucks! A winner every game is entered to win this grand prize drawn March 17. Must be present to win. SATURDAY, MARCH 17 join local singersongwriter Miss Emily Brown for a CD Release Performance at The Upper Realm Bookstore in Q-Cove. Tea & Cookies at 7:30 pm, Performance at 8 pm. Entrance by donation. ENJOY CANADIAN FAVOURITE VALDY and a delicious three course meal in Herons. Saturday, March 17. $55. Seating at 6 pm. Reserve now – almost sold now! 285-3322

LEARN ABOUT RAISING confident, competent children at the next Triple P Seminar, Monday, March 19 at 6:30 pm. Triple P provides an introduction and overview to the basics of positive parenting. Sessions are from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in room 3 (upstairs) at the Community Centre. To register, contact Laurie at C.R. Family Services 287-2421; for more information on Triple P contact Kristiina at C.R. Public Health 250-850-2110.

ANNUAL QUADRA ELEMENTARY Fish Compost Fundraiser – Bulk orders available now. Sold by the yard. Call Dave 285-3993. Book individual orders now for March 24 to 25 – 1 to 3 pm pickup. Call Robyn 203-9792 or email taseko1@telus. net. 30 litre bags $10 – 1 gallon organic liquid fish fertilizer $26 – 1 litre organic liquid fish fertilizer $11. ANGELA BURNETT of Studio 1471 will be exhibiting art work at the HBI from February 28 to March 25. QUADRA ISLAND CEMETERY AGM – Tuesday, March 27 at 8 pm at the Quadra Legion.

TO ALL DISCERNING ADULTS, the Tsk Tsk Revue is a cabaret style show from Lasqueti Island touring after it’s 5th annual. Please join twenty five singers, NEXT WEEK AT Q.C.C. (March 19dancers, actors and local guest stars. 23) MONDAY 8:30 Low Impact Fitness; Quadra Legion on Friday, March 30. 9:30 Parent & Tots; 10:00 Yoga with Doors open 6:30, dinner at 7 pm. Kosmic Josephine; 3:00 Sing for Pure Joy; 4:30 Kafeteria Catering is offering a sexy three Karate; 5:00 Boot Camp; 6:00 Weight course dinner for $25 by reservation. Watchers; 6:30 Triple P; 6:30 Zumba; Call Linda Gray 285-2171 by March 26. 7:30 Burlesque Body Sculpt; 8:30 “What Showtime 8:30 followed by dancing to DJ a Waist” fitness class; TUESDAY 9:30 Holmes. $15 per adult, at the door. For Qi Gong; 10:00 Spinners; 5:15 Yoga information: with Megan Foss; 6:10-7:10 Zumba Class (first timers come at 6:00) 6:30 “JUST FOOLIN’ AROUND” Sunday, Belly Dancing; 7:30 Folk Dancing; April 1, 10:30 am. Delicious brunch at 6:30 Belly Dancing WEDNESDAY 9:00 the HBI with music, stories, and dance. Physiotherapy; Noon Community Kitchen $29.95 with $10 from each ticket to lunch; THURSDAY 9:30 Parent and Tots; Quadra Singers. Have a great time and 4:30 Karate; 5:00 Yoga with Megan Foss; help keep the choir singing! Reservations 6:45 Quadra Singers; FRIDAY 8:30 Low – 285-3322. Impact Fitness; 9:00 Yoga with Bridget Walshe; 7:45 Friday Flicks presents: Sarah’s Key T H E FA M I L Y o f John Q. Gregg wish WAYPOINT SIGNS, nor mally open to express their Tuesday to Thursday, might be closed thanks to all who Tuesday, March 20 for a necessary trip supported them in to Courtenay. Urgent enquiries may call the past dif ficult Sarah’s cell 250-850-4419. Messages to weeks. 250-285-2815 or info@waypointsigns. com will receive responses March 21.

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NEW CLASSES coming to Quadra Community Centre Monday evenings beginning March 19

6:30–7:30 Zumba 7:30–8:30 Burlesque Body Sculpt 8:30–9:30 What a Waist


SUBMITTING CLASSIFIED ADS for Hungry Eye advertising couldn’t be easier: Hand your classified ad to the gas station clerk and pay CASH. Walk away with your cash register receipt. Max. word count for a classified ad is 80 words. For DISPLAY ADS, contact Michelle Simms by phone or email. For contact info and ad rates, visit

THE EYE’S “Island People & Places” isn’t LADIES AUXILIARY Plant & Bake Sale just for kids. Use it for special birthdays, coming up on April 14. Looking for plant anniversaries, births, marriages, new donations when cleaning flower beds. business start-ups, etc. No charge. Please send your submission ideas Contact Barb at 285-3714. to COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS for the Requirements include: a high resolution Tsk Tsk Revue for Quadra Residents digital photo plus a very brief blurb when able to provide lodging for one night appropriate (60 word max.) Please do not only on March 30 for the Lasqueti Island submit advertisements for businesses to Performers. Please call Frank at 285- “Island People & Places.” 2527.

CLASSES / WORKSHOPS NEW TO POLLUTED PIXIE this week; TOMS Women’s shoes! Why is TOMS so SPRING INTO YOGA! March 12 – May great? Well, with every pair you purchase, 3. Mondays: 9 – 10:30 am Level I/ TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a II. Tuesdays: 9 – 10:30 am Gentle/ child in need. One for one! Beginners. Thursdays: 9 – 10:30 am All Levels. 8 weeks: 1 class/week $80 or 2 classes/week $160. Drop in $12. West Road Yoga – Ann Toelle Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher – 285-3065. U OF Q. March 21; Cigar Box Guitars with Tracy Tomlinson The making of and the music! March 28 Coastal Plant SPRING SPECIAL – Get your pet cat ecology with biologist Lunabelle Loiseauneutered now to prevent unwanted cats Tremblay. HBI Pub. Wednesdays. 7 pm. on Quadra. Quadra Cat Rescue has a few openings for reduced rates for pet cats RESTORATIVE YOGA – West Road in their group neutering program. Leave Studio. Wednesday 10 – 11:30 am begins March 7. Prepay $50 for 5 weeks, message at 250-285-2287. $12 drop-in. Wednesday evening class CASTLE PRINTING printed this issue of cancelled. Private sessions available by the Hungry Eye appointment. Call Sue Beattie 286-2948. MISPLACED YOUR FLYER? Tru Value Mats and props provided. specials – for both the Heriot Bay and Q-Cove stores – can be viewed online every week at


LOVE SIAMESE? Can you help? Quadra Cat Rescue needs a temporary foster home for two Siamese-mix kittens. Six months and fixed. Need loving care until they can be adopted. Please leave message at 250-285-2287.


10 am to 4:30 pm


Wine & Beer Supplies and Related Giftware

New Patients Welcome • No Referral Required • Custom Orthotics


Klari Varallyai, Physical Therapist WEDNESDAYS on QUADRA ISLAND Please book appointments through Campbell River Clinic

250 286-1046

“The Book Store for Book Lovers”

THOUSANDS OF BOOKS New/Used/Discounted/Rare/Out-of-Print

Mon. - Fri. 9:30 - 5:30 Saturday 10 - 5 • Closed Sundays Proprietor: Robin King 285-3665

If you do only what you know you can do—you never do very much.” —Tom Krause




Bring your ads into the gas station/video store DEADLINE: ALWAYS BEFORE 6 PM MONDAYS

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: FOR CLASSIFIED ADS: Pre-pay at the Petro-Can Station (Village Square) 7 days a week! Classified ad pricing: up to 40 words $6 + hst; 41-80 words $15 + hst. 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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INDOORS AT QUADRA ISLAND Boutique Hostel – 653 Green Road – every Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm until March 24. Come and get it while it lasts. New stuff every week.

EXPERIENCED HORTICULTURIST for hire. I can help your garden grow and thrive. Available for consultations, planning, and efficient, skilled, careful Complete Construction Services toil in your soil. Call Ryan at 202-2326 Site Preparation to Design & Building or email for more Fine Finishing & Carpentry L A D I E S A U X I L I A RY Garage Sale information. Website: www.ryansgarden. 250-285-3982 Saturday, March 24 at 10 am at the com Cell: 250-830-3982 • Quadra Island Legion. Table rental is $5. Please contact Chris 285-2207 or Barbara DICK’N’SONS TREE SERVICE – for all Prompt, professional service 285-3714. Get your tables early. TQ journeyman your tree needs. Certified and insured with over 30 years of experience. Free ADVERTISE your garage/yard/moving consultations and estimates. 285-2682. sale in the Hungry Eye and you’ve put

Ron Lolacher Contracting

a personal invitation into every mailbox on Quadra Island. Is there a better deal for $6? NO ENERGY for a garage sale? Try a classified ad for your bigger stuff. Only $6 + HST for 40 words or less and $15 + HST for 41-80 words. Count your words! There is no better way to sell an item on Quadra than in the Hungry Eye.


Renovations • Custom Designed Decks Complete Interior Finishing

SIGNS, PICTURE FRAMING and simple Engraving at Waypoint Signs beside • Box 338, Heriot Bay, BC V0P Quadra Builders. Tuesday -Thursday, 9 – noon and 1 – 4 pm. (look for OPEN sign NOLE CREEK SAWMILLS: milling, on other days). Appointments possible to moulding, kiln drying, all to your specific suit your schedule. Friendly, efficient, requirements. Speciality beams to 32 ft, personalized service with quality products siding, flooring & much more. Your logs at affordable rates. 285-2815 & info@ or mine. Free local pickup and delivery. Call Greg 285-2762 Website: www. (home) 250 285-2203 • (cell) 250 287-0786

GUTTERS. GUTTERS. GUTTERS. Hedefine Contracting, Discovery Islands’ roofing specialists, does 5”, K-style continuous gutters. Island convenience. Call 285-2866 for all your roofing and ALL FOUND ITEMS RUN FREE (once gutter needs. only/40 words or less) in the Hungry Eye. If you find a pet or other item, please try to locate its owner – your kindness HELP WANTED won’t cost a dime. Deadline: before 6 pm Mondays at the gas station or email WANTED; The Heriot Bay Inn Chris Phillips HELP ( No items by is accepting resumes for the following 285-3040 phone, please. (cell) 202-6200 positions: Line cooks, prep cooks, Midsize CAT Excavator (thumb & blade) d i s h w a s h e r, s e r v e r s , b a r t e n d e r s , Tandem Hooklift Dump Truck housekeeping. A great place to work with THE WATER GUY: Water systems an amazing team of people. Fax 285-2078 “Windy Days” by certified environmental operator. FOUND – beautiful tame all-black young male cat vicinity Buker Road. If you know where he belongs, please leave message at 250-285-2287.

Hungry Eye Trivia

1. Which American city is known as “The Windy City”? 2. What is the windiest city in the world? 3. What is the highest recorded wind speed on Earth?

Well water analysis: sales, service and installation of: ultraviolet treatment systems: filtration products; pumps, pressure & well equipment; specialty pump sales. Quadra, Cortes and beyond. Q-Cove, 285-3744/830-3744/email:

Your Eye on Quadra... online • online delivery • photo submissions • advertising options • back issues

REAL ESTATE/RENTALS WELL-MAINTAINED, very private 2 bedroom house on large scenic acreage in Q-Cove. Includes 4 appliances and fenced garden. $900/month plus utilities. Available April 1. Call 519-273-6920 or email

BUY/SELL/TRADE SEVEN PIECE TWIN BEDROOM set for sale. Asking $250 OBO. Call 285-2002. Photos available on request. CLEARANCE SALE at Cubby in the Cove. Most things 50% off. Making room for 100 Mile Lifestyle Store. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 – 4 pm. Hungry Eye – March 14, 2012 • 3

3. 408 km/hr, measured at Barrow Island, Australia during Cyclone Olivia (April 10, 1996). 2. Wellington, New Zealand. The annual mean wind speed in Wellington is 22 km/hr (Vancouver’s annual mean is about 13 km/hr). 1. Chicago, even though it is by no means the windiest city in America.



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Sports Drinks 4 for $5

Soft Drinks


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Seasame White or 100% Whole Wheat

Bread 2 for $5


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Yogurts $3.99



Juices 2 for $5

Popping Corn 2 for $4


White Eggs 2 for $6

1 Dozen





Power Bars









Popping Corn

Bread $1.99



Panini Buns



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Cashews $1.89






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Spring Rolls Spring Rolls

Cheerios Milk Chocolate Two-Bite Cereal Assorted Brownies Almond Bark $ .99

Bottle Returns in March will be Donated to Quadra Cats STORE HOURS Both Stores 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EVERYDAY HERIOT BAY 250-285-2436

Crispy Pork


ACT ll Microwave




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Muffins 2 for $5



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Dip & Hummus

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McGAVIN’S English Assorted




Coca Cola



Apples $3.50/kg

Broccoli Salad


BC Ambrosia

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Garden Vegetable


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Grape Tomatoes





Green Peppers

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