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The ‘Other Souper Bowl’: Eat soup, have fun, keep the bowl

February 8, 2024

Two weeks after the NFL’s Super Bowl, The Circle Education is organizing the ‘Other’ Souper Bowl’. The Other Souper Bowl on Sunday, February 25th is a fun, artsy and hearty fundraiser at the Salt Spring Wild Cider House Kitchen. This ‘football-less’ event brings islanders together for a late lunch of soup and delicious sides while supporting The Circle Education’s Pass it On Boys program.

The Pass it on Boys participants will serve a vegetarian soup in unique handmade bowls – donated by Julie MacKinnon, owner of the Hey Julie School of Clay, and made by her friends and students – which you can take home after the event. Enjoy the soup, prepared and donated by the Salt Spring Wild Cider House Kitchen, with artisan bread from Francis Bread and soft cheeses from the Salt Spring Island Cheese Company.

All the proceeds of this fundraiser go to the Pass it On Boys program, an after-school cross-peer group mentorship program (Grades 8-12), that supports social/emotional well-being and healthy relationships by creating a trusted space for sharing, learning, and practicing important life skills.

Pass It On Boys is a unique offering that embraces an optimistic view of behaviour; helping boys and young men to develop goals, aspirations and a sense of self and agency based on what men need to become healthy, responsible, and nurturing in their families and communities.

The Hey Julie School of Clay is a ceramics school on Salt Spring Island offering drop-in studio time, memberships and workshops for adults and children. Next to being an inspiring instructor and mentor, Julie regularly organizes free workshops for single moms, nurses, cancer fighters, and women who’ve experienced violence in their lives.

What: a fun afternoon with delicious soup & sides, live music, door prizes and a unique bowl that you can take home after.

When: Sunday, February 25th, 2.30 – 4.30 pm.

Where: Salt Spring Wild Cider House, 151 Sharp Rd, Salt Spring Island.

Cost: $60 per person

You can order your tickets through this link https://revenue-can.keela.co/souper-bowl

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