Fall for fall at Milner Gardens

VIU garden grounds to open for viewing of fall colours Oct. 18 and 25

Vancouver Island University’s Milner Gardens invites the public to see the grounds in all their fall splendor with a pair of openings this month.

Enjoy the tapestry of fall colours during openings both Sunday, Oct. 18, and Sunday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. The Tea Room will be open for soup and scones during the opening each day.

Garden admission is $5.25 for adults and $3.25 for students. Entry is free to Milner Gardens members, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, and current VIU students with card.

Milner Gardens & Woodland is located at 2179 West Island Highway in Qualicum Beach. For more info, call 250-752-6153 or visit www.milnergardens.org.

— Submitted by Milner Gardens

Just Posted

Society proposes outdoor performance stage for Community Park

The Parksville Beach Festival Society is proposing an outdoor performance stage for… Continue reading

Faye Smith remembered, honoured through new interpretive pavilion

Qualicum Beach’s upgraded Brant viewing area is dedicated to the long-time wild salmon advocate

Get ready for a week of sunshine across Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures in the high teens all this week

North Island Tour De Rock rider Benjamin Leah leads team to Port Hardy

“You don’t have issues and problems when you look at these kids and how much they’re going through.”

RDN director says filming of ‘Sonic’ caused disruption

Veenhof wants regional district to have filming permits in future

Ottawa area residents take stock of tornado rubble as Ford tours the ruins

A tornado on Friday afternoon tore roofs off of homes, overturned cars and felled power lines in the Ottawa community of Dunrobin and in Gatineau, Que.

Trudeau urges leaders to follow Nelson Mandela’s example at UN tribute

Peace summit in New York marks 100th birthday of former South African president

Senate seats filled in B.C., Saskatchewan

Canada’s newest senators are the first woman to lead the RCMP and a Cree Metis businessman

Newfoundland’s popular ‘merb’ys’ calendar is back

The calendar of burly, bearded mermen posing against scenic backdrops for charity returns

Cap rent increases at inflation rate, B.C. task force recommends

MLAs say drop annual increase that would allow 4.5% rise next year

Nanaimo woman envisions Vancouver Island’s first cat café

Business idea still in early planning stages and hopes to be open next year

School, church, old mining site make Heritage BC’s first ‘watch list’

The list includes sites in need of protection to maintain B.C.’s culture and history

Yowza! Twerk, emoji and facepalm are added to Scrabble dictionary, OK?

Merriam-Webster has announced 300 new words have been added to the spelling game

LGBTQ activists, allies in Victoria counter anti-SOGI protest with rally of their own

Lower Mainland activists plan to protest SOGI on legislature lawn, Sept. 29

Most Read