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Community Report - Pacific

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Carol Yaple

Carol Yaple worked in the music field for 25 years before training as a Rehabilitation Therapist, specializing in warm water physiotherapy.  

She practices Watsu (water shiatsu) in Vancouver, where she loves tandem bicycle riding, trail walking and swimming.  

Carol is legally blind and is an avid audiobook and podcast listener. She finds fun at concerts, baseball games and in her garden.

Recent Reports: October 17

  • Van Dusen Garden Harvest Days
    • Dates:  Weekends in October (15-16,21-22-23,29-30) 10 am to 5pm 
    • Cost: $8.60/Adult, $6/Senior + Youth; $4/Child; Under 4/FREE.
  • Vancouver Writer’s Fest
    • Date: October 17-23, plus Free online event: Buffy Saint Marie October 19 at 1pm.
    • Cost: $0 to $25
  • BC Blind Sports
    • Cost: $15 membership
Carol Yaple smiles into the camera.