The Powtown Post

Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

Christmas Sing at ECU – No Talent Required!

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017

Christmas Sing at ECU – No Talent Required!

Share this! Annual Christmas Sing at Willingdon Creek, ECU Don’t worry, no talent is required! Just real holiday spirit. Every year, a group gathers to sing Christmas carols for the residents in the Extended Care Unit at Willingdon Creek. That group can always use more help. Help spread some happiness to others! Bring a guitar if you have one – and please pass this message on to...

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Vestivus — A Fundraiser for the Rest of Us

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017

Vestivus — A Fundraiser for the Rest of Us

Share this!In what may become an annual tradition, a jolly group of organizers is planning a fundraiser at the Carlson Club (downstairs) in Powell River, called Vestivus. The event will take place Tuesday, December 12, starting at 7PM. Tickets (a limit of 150) can be purchased in advance or at the door for $10, and 100% of proceeds are going to local charities. See details on the poster above....

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Skipping the Flu Season in Powell River

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017

Skipping the Flu Season in Powell River

Share this!Stock Your Refrigerator, Not Your Medicine Cabinet With cold and flu season just around the corner, it seems like there are advertisements everywhere, encouraging us to stock up with over-the-counter cough syrups, drugs and cough drops in order to be prepared when “the inevitable” hits. We have become used to being sick – many of us begrudgingly accept that we will contract colds and...

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Don’t miss the Diamond Dance… this Saturday!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017

Don’t miss the Diamond Dance… this Saturday!

Share this! Every year, softball teams come from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to Powell River for the Annual Parkland Slo-Pitch Mixed Softball Tournament. This year, the organizers are adding even more fun to the mix, and hosting the first annual Diamond Dance as a wrap up party for the tournament! This dance will help support the costs associated with putting on a tournament like...

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Watch out for Whales!

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017

Watch out for Whales!

Share this! If you spend time on or near the ocean, get yourself to the Cranberry Seniors Centre on Tuesday, April 4. Jackie Hildering, better known as “The Marine Detective,” will lead an entertaining discussion on comeback of Humpback Whales and the research of the Marine Education and Research Society (MERS). The event is hosted by the Malaspina Naturalists and the Seniors Centre...

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Drink and Dash for the BOMB Squad

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017

Drink and Dash for the BOMB Squad

Share this! Pavement Pounders pound drinks for a good cause The Powell River Pavement Pounders are a group of running enthusiasts who decided to create a fun event for the community that would benefit those who create and maintain our wonderful trail networks. That event is the Drink and Dash 10km fun run. All proceeds from the Drink and Dash event go to the BOMB Squad. The Drink and Dash 10...

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