Projects & Initiatives

Sooke Mirrow News – Port Renfrew set to roll with rocks

Rocks and rock painting take centre stage at Rocking It In Port Renfrew on Sept. 28. (Photo & Story By: Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror). On Sept. 28, rock painting fans are in for a treat when the tiny West Coast community hosts Rocking It In Renfrew – a rock painters’ show and swap – as part of Culture Days.

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Trudy’s Rock Story: Authors Visit and Reading with Trudy Spiller

Colwood author Trudy Spiller will make a special visit to Rocking It in Renfrew where she will read and present her book Trudy’s Rock Story, and share the First Nations’ “ways of knowing.” Trudy’s Rock Story, which includes illustrations by Jessika von Innerebner, teaches kids what to do with their anger. It’s about a girl who—instead of lashing out—goes for a walk, finds a rock, and diverts her negative energy into the rock, which she later buries as a way of letting go of her anger.

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Rocking It in Renfrew – Rock Painters Show & Swap

Rocking It in Renfrew *Exhibition and Community gathering of rock painters. Bring your painted rocks! Rock painters of all abilities and designers are invited to share the love and beauty of their personal creations. Rock painting is a well known goodness and gratitude project of creativity. Diane Moran Visual Artist and community connector in Port Renfrew BC.

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The Hamada Children’s Independents

Hamada Children’s Museum of Art Hamada-shi, Shimane-ken, Japan Diane Moran has been curating for the past 16 years for The Hamada Children’s Independents’ show which displays works from local children in Hamada City and children from all over the world. This exhibition has been highly rated since its inception as it features no judging or…

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Culture Days

Rocking IT in Renfrew Exhibition and Community Gathering of Rock Painters. September 28, 2019 1-4pmVisit CultureDays.ca Port Renfrew Community Centre 6638 Deering Road Port Renfrew, BC V0S 1K0 For more information contact: Diane Moran diane@remoterenfrew.com 250-647-0087View Brochure Rock painters of all abilities and designers are invited to share the LOVE and BEAUTY of their personal…

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Artifacts Special Event

Date: Saturday April 13, 2019. (please see poster for more details) “Time Travel to Port Renfrew” Explore Port Renfrew’s past with my photo exhibition of the working history of Port Renfrew on Saturday April 13.

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Diane’s Little Library on Lafleur

I have been aware of little Libraries for several years and have had the desire of erecting one for some time. Last fall I advised my partner (Ron Laidman) that all I want for Christmas is a Little Library and the labour of love began. Community Projects book donation programs and giving back to others…

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CMHA fundraiser for Fort McMurray

Fundraiser Date: August 14th, 2016. (please see poster) All the proceeds from the fundraiser will go to two organizations in Wood Buffalo Fort McMurray. Please help get the word out tell your friends, family, co workers, via email, text, FACEBOOK, print the poster for your job sites. Together we can make this a success! Tickets now…

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Leigh Square First Annual Juried Youth Art Exhibition

Exhibition Duration: April 30th to May 14thMore information check out Event Poster and Call for Submission

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Help for High River Art from the Heart

Help For High River a book donation and art initiative coordinated by Diane Moran after the devastating floods in High River Alberta in 2013. On December 18th 2013 Over 460 pounds of books and goods were shipped along with 450 Art from the Heart letters of support. Read my news article on Oct 30, 2013 and Dec…

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