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January 2014

Four Oars and 4800 KMS: Crossing the Atlantic by Rowboat & Disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle

January 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Darwin’s Cafe, 1084 Pacific Rim Hwy
Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 Canada
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This is the presentation of a transplant of Toronto, and adventurer Markus Pukonen. His photos, video and stories tell of his attempt to row the Atlantic Ocean, a near 2800km from Dakar, Sengal to Miami USA. He is a member of the Canadian Wildlife Federation Africa to the Americas Expedition. He paired with the Oar Northwest team to research oceanographic, physiologic and physical data in order to educate and inspire kids through the adventure. He was on the ocean 72…

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March 2014

11th Annual Shorebird Festival

March 2, 2014 - March 5, 2014

Tens of thousands of birds and wildfowl reach the West Coast in their annual migration. Ucluelet/Tofino is directly in the path of the Pacific Flyway, and is an ideal location for nature watchers. Overhead large flocks of birds fill the sky. The estuaries along Barkley Sound and Clayoquot Sound are resting places for the flocks. Join the Raincoast Education Society for slide shows, guided birdwatching, a photography workshop and a Mudflats Stewardship celebration! Learn more about these amazing birds that stop…

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Clayoquot Action – More Precious Than Gold

March 4, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tofino Botanical Gardens Ecolodge, 1084 Pacific Rim Hwy
Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 Canada
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Clayoquot Action invites you to attend a lively evening of discussion. Saya Masso, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Resource Manager will provide an update on efforts to prevent Imperial from mining the Tranquil Tribal Park. Jessica Clogg from West Coast Environmental Law will discuss the move to reform BC’s archaic mining laws, and Tofino Mayor Josie Osborne will describe the role Tofino has played so far. Come find out what you can do to keep Clayoquot mine-free! British Columbia’s Mineral Tenure Act…

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Roy Hendry Vickers Storytelling – Pacific Rim Whale Festival 2014

March 20, 2014 @ 11:00 am - March 23, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Clayoquot Community Theatre, 380 Campbell Street
Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 Canada
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This event is free and everyone is welcome! Come ten minutes early to find a great seat! www.royhenryvickers.com

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Tale to Tale

March 25, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Two Talks, One Night, All about Whales, Music, Wild Seas and More! Join Serge Dedina and Jim Nollman for an evening of entertainment and education. 6PM - In his new book, Serge Dedina outlines his account of an ongoing battle to preserve the Baja Peninsula from further development. Join him to hear more about his adventures and pursuits. Back by popular demand from 2010 Whalefest. 8PM - Jim Nollman plays music with animals! He tried it with ravens, dolphins, bellbirds,…

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June 2014

12th Annual Tofino Food & Wine Festival

June 6, 2014 - June 8, 2014
Tofino Botanical Gardens Ecolodge, 1084 Pacific Rim Hwy
Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 Canada
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The festival will showcase BC’s fine wines and Vancouver Island food by Tofino’s finest culinary talent. A weekend of food and wine events focused on the best of British Columbia. Guest winemakers from the Okanagan, Lower Mainland, Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island will migrate to the wild west coast to showcase their best. Local chefs will be creating canapes and feature dinners alongside winemakers, highlighting the marriage between food and wine!

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March 2015

Storytelling with Roy Henry Vickers

March 17, 2015 @ 11:00 am - March 18, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Eagle Aerie Gallery, 350 Campbell Street
Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 Canada
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 & Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:00 AM More Information: http://www.royhenryvickers.com/ Next Storytelling is during the Pacific Rim Whale Festival in March! Storytelling is a free event and everyone is welcome! Please arrive 10 minutes early to find a seat. Come and gather around the centre pit in the main hall to listen to stories of Roy's life and times as well as inspiration of his work. Afterwards, Roy is available to meet guests and autograph his reproductions.

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May 2015

18th Annual Tofino Shorebird Festival

May 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015

Every year from late April through May, flocks of sandpipers, plovers, Whimbrels, and many other shorebirds pass through the Tofino area. Thousands stop here to feed and rest as they make their impressive journey from South and Central America northward to their Arctic breeding grounds. The protected forests, expansive mudflats, long sandy beaches, and rocky shorelines of this area create the right combination of habitats to draw over 40 species of shorebirds to the area, including the largest migratory concentrations…

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February 2017

Raincoast Speaker Series: Tsimka Martin and Andy Mackinnon

February 2, 2017

A workshop put on by the Raincoast Education Society.  

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