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Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

Catch “Ice Guardians” Vancouver Premier with Gino Odjick and Powell River-born Director

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017

Catch “Ice Guardians” Vancouver Premier with Gino Odjick and Powell River-born Director

Share this! Powell River-born film director Brett Harvey, who directed on the film Ice Guardians (which Newsweek is calling one of their “Top 10 Favourite Documentaries for 2016”), will possibly be making a special appearance in Vancouver for a screening of his film at the Rio Theatre. (Fun fact: Brett also appeared on our list of “7 people who are totally famous in Powell River.”)...

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Special Screening of “The End of the Road”

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017

Special Screening of “The End of the Road”

Share this!Powell River film lovers! You are invited to a special hometown Gala Night screening of “The End of the Road” film at The Patricia Theatre during the Powell River Film Festival! The screening includes a special performance by Rick Scott of Pied Pumkin. If you are in the area, you should definitely come for the very first showing of the film! From the website: Picture your...

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Build a Better Holiday with these Christmas Events: December 23 to 25

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016

Build a Better Holiday with these Christmas Events: December 23 to 25

Share this! Slip on your dancing shoes, as the Christmas events this weekend kick off with three live bands on Friday night, plus the toe-tapping animation Sing! Friday, December 23 Paradise The Zoo, 10 pm. Bring an item for the Food Bank. Christmas Gig: Sam Hurrie Band  The Red Lion Pub, 8 pm. All you hep cats bring visiting relatives and returning family. No cover – donation to Food Bank...

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British Comedy Duo James & Jamesy Bring “O Christmas Tea” to Powell River

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016

British Comedy Duo James & Jamesy Bring “O Christmas Tea” to Powell River

Share this!If you like Monty Python, Mr. Bean, or Dr. Seuss, you will love this rollicking Christmas romp through a world steeped in tea. As part of their Vancouver Island Tour, critically and audience acclaimed British comedians James & Jamesy make their triumphant debut in Courtenay, Nanaimo, and Duncan this holiday season with their uproarious Christmas comedy O Christmas Tea, on stage...

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Brooks Students Jingle All the Way to The Food Bank

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016

Brooks Students Jingle All the Way to The Food Bank

Share this! Sunday, December 11th marks the running of the 7th annual Jingle Jog Fun Run and Walk in Powell River. This event, put on by the Brooks Secondary Fitness and Senior PE classes, raises funds for our local Food Bank. What started as a school running club December training run has evolved into an annual community event that attracts runners and community members alike. Event...

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Powell River Hallowe’en planner: from baby banshees to grown-up ghouls

Posted by on Oct 22, 2016

Powell River Hallowe’en planner: from baby banshees to grown-up ghouls

Share this! With Hallowe’en falling on a Monday this year, the spirits will be out all weekend, enjoying the many festivities. Make the most of the annual return of the restless dead with this frighteningly-complete Hallowe’en planner. Powell River Hallowe’en Events Friday, October 28 Pumpkin Pool Party 10:00 – 11:30 am Recreation Complex Party for preschoolers Halloween...

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