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Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

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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Battle of the Mills on Ice: Catalyst Millbillys versus the Howe Sound Krakens

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016

Battle of the Mills on Ice: Catalyst Millbillys versus the Howe Sound Krakens

Share this! For the first time on October 15, the Powell River Millbillys will be hosting the Howe Sound Krakens for a charity hockey game. When: October, 15th, 6:30-8:00 pm Where: Hap Parker Arena The past three seasons Powell River has travelled to Gibsons to play in Howe Sound’s home arena in a memorial game for a teammate who lost a short battle with cancer. Proceeds from those games have...

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The beer up here – Powell River Craft Beer Fest coming soon

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016

The beer up here – Powell River Craft Beer Fest coming soon

Share this! With the turning of the leaves and the drop of temperatures, it can only mean one thing for Powell River craft beer lovers: fall has arrived and the Powell River Craft Beer Festival is close at hand. Powell River Living magazine is sponsoring the third annual fest, which is happening November 12 at the ARC (More info here). Powell River is uniquely situated in the middle of “The...

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Allison Crowe and Band: Live at the Patricia Theatre

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016

Allison Crowe and Band: Live at the Patricia Theatre

Share this! What: Allison Crowe and Band will be performing live at the Patricia Theatre, playing songs from their debut double-album “Introducing / Heirs+Grievances” Where: The Patricia Theatre When: Thursday, November 10 7:30 pm Allison Crowe’s toured with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, crowned a stage with the Master of the Queen’s Music, and serenaded Clark Kent undercover in a Superman...

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5 reasons William and Kate are missing out by skipping Powell River

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016

5 reasons William and Kate are missing out by skipping Powell River

Share this!We’ll never be (with) Royals… On September 24, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in BC for a royal tour–the first time they’ve been to the coast since they were newlyweds in 2011. William, Kate, George (3) and Charlotte (16 months) are spending significant time with First Nations, charities, and governments. Plus, the woods. See the full schedule at the end of...

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