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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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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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