FREE HUGS: Downtown Qualicum Beach was filled with warmth last weekend as some residents from The Gardens and Qualicum Manor gathered on Memorial Avenue offering free hugs to anyone who wanted one. The event was in celebration of seniors week. Above

FREE HUGS: Downtown Qualicum Beach was filled with warmth last weekend as some residents from The Gardens and Qualicum Manor gathered on Memorial Avenue offering free hugs to anyone who wanted one. The event was in celebration of seniors week. Above

Free hugs in Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach was filled with warmth as residents from The Gardens and Qualicum Manor gathered on Memorial Avenue offering free hugs

  • Jun. 12, 2014 8:00 p.m.

FREE HUGS: Downtown Qualicum Beach was filled with warmth last weekend as some residents from The Gardens and Qualicum Manor gathered on Memorial Avenue offering free hugs to anyone who wanted one. The event was in celebration of seniors week. Above, from left, Judy Bagshaw and Lyndsay Boers, Recreation Coordinator at The Gardens, showed off their sign.