Category Archives: The Walking Read event

Fundraiser Brings New Services to the Family Support & Resource Centre

On June 14th, the Walking Read Gala celebrated 20 years of CWILL BC (Children’s Writers & Illustrators of British Columbia Society), raising money for the Family Support & Resource Centre at BC Children’s Hospital. Partygoers, dressed as their favourite children’s book characters, … Continue reading

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The Walking Read Gala Photos

Anne of Green Gables, Galadriel the elf, Professor Snape and Hermione, two Paper Bag Princesses, Mr. Got-to-Go the cat, the wizard Gayla Griffinskitch and Leemus Longbraids, Indiana Jones, Little Red Riding Hood, the Wood-cutter, the Big Bad Wolf and many … Continue reading

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5 hours to go!

As of right now, while I write this post, there are 5 hours to go on tickets to tonight’s Walking Read Gala, a benefit for the BC Children’s Hospital, Family Support & Resource Centre. Don’t miss out – time is … Continue reading

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Countdown to Celebration – the Walking Read

Looking for something extra special to do next Friday? Want to rub shoulders with some of the brightest lights in B.C Children’s literature (who may or may not be dressed as Eloise, a Where the Wild Things Are Monster, Tintin, … Continue reading

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Calling All Cyclists, Tea and Tolkien Fans – The Walking Read Online Auction Has Begun!

As part of The Walking Read gala event, organisers have been busy collection mountains of wonderful merchandise and prize packages from very, very generous donors to auction off at the event. Because they know not everyone can make it to … Continue reading

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#4 Reason to Attend the CWILL BC Walking Read Gala in June

from Top Ten Reasons to Attend the CWILL BC Walking Read Gala in June REASON #4: It’s a DEAL! (for both CWILL members and the public) The gala is absolutely FREE for CWILL BC members, while everyone else only has to pay … Continue reading

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