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March 9 to March 31, 2017

 


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Saturday  March
11
, March 18 :
PROGRAM – Community Adult Learning
and Literacy (CALL) Tutor Training.  The
Learning Centre, 9:00am-12:30pm. 

Saturday,  March
11:
   EVENT
– Seedy Saturday.  Powell River Recreation Complex, 9:30am.

Saturday,  March
11:
   MUSIC
– Met Opera:  Verdi’s La Traviata .
Max Cameron Theatre, 10:00am.

Saturday,  March
11:
   EVENT
– Meet the Maker Art Themed.  Ecossentials, 12:00pm.

Sunday,  March
12
:  MUSIC – Sunday Song Circle.  Cranberry Hall,
2:00pm.

CALL
FOR SUBMISSIONS – Deadline March 15
:  Ecouture Fashion Show.  Details below.

Wednesday,  March
15
  to Friday,
March 17:  EVENT – Spring Break Minicomic Camp.  United
Church, 2:00-5:00pm.

Thursday,  March
16:
   EVENT
– LGBTQ Community Town Hall with Robert Beringer .
Edie Rae’s Cafe, 7:00pm.

Friday,  March
17:
  EVENT – St. Patrick’s Day Underpants Run.
Willingdon Beach, 12:00pm.

 


Friday,  March
17:
   EVENT
– Expose Yourself Exhibition.  Address below, 7:00pm.

 


Friday,  March
17:
   MUSIC
– The Lukah Bouchard Band Official Album
Release Party.  McKinney’s Pub, 8:00pm.

 


Saturday,  March
18
:  EDUCATION – The Play is the Thing Workshop with
Kat Single-Dain.  Cranberry Hall, 12:00pm.

 


Saturday,  March
18:
   EVENT
– Wu Woom Festival.  Sliammon Salish
Centre, 6:00pm.

 


Saturday,  March 18 :  EVENT – Expose
Yourself Exhibition.  Address below, 7:00pm.

 


Saturday,  March 18:    EVENT – Provocative
Reflections: An Evening of Indulgence.  Edie Rae’s Cafe, 7:00pm.

Sunday,  March
19:
   ART
– Free Drop-In Life Drawing Group and Last Chance to See Expose
Yourself Exhibition.  Address below, 12:00pm.

 


Sunday,  March
19: 
 FILM
– Powell River Screening of SEED: The Untold Story.  Patricia
Theatre.

 


Monday,  March
20
  to
Wednesday, March 22:  EDUCATION:  Basic Computer Workshop.
Career Link, 9:30am.

Thursday,  March
23:
   EDUCATION
– Tech Savvy: Tablets and Smartphones.  Powell River Public
Library, 7:00pm.

 


Friday,  March
24:
   MUSIC
– The Main Event.  Max Cameron Theatre, 7:00pm.

 


Saturday,  March
25: 
 EVENT
Townsite Brewing Birthday Party.  Townsite Brewing, 6:30pm.

 


Monday,  March 27   to Wednesday, March 29:
EDUCATION – Email/Internet Workshop for Beginners.  Career
Link, 9:30am.

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Weekly Events

 

Monday

EVENT – Pasta
Supper.  Powell River United Church, 4:30-6:00pm.

$3 per person;  $7 – Family

Spaghetti, Meat or Veggie Sauce, Salad, Garlic Bread,Coffee , Tea, Juice & Cookie

 

 


 


Tuesday


EDUCATION
– Tech Tips With Jacob.  The Learning
Centre, 1:00-4:00pm

Learn how to optimize your iPhone, tablet or computer. Bring your
questions for one to one help including social media. The Learning
Centre: 4727 Marine Avenue.

For more information, contact:  jacob@prepsociety.org/  413-1021

 


ART – Sockista Knitting Class.  Great Balls of Wool,
2:00-4:00pm.

Learn to knit 2 socks together on 2 circular needles,
toe up
$75.00 for never-ending class!

Roisin has been teaching this method for over 5 years,
it has been evolving over time to the BEST method ever!

 


EDUCATION –
Parent-Child Mother Goose.  Cranberry Child Development Centre,
1:30pm.

Parent-child
mother goose winter sessions, for parents or caregivers and infants
up to 12 months old, takes place from 1:30-3:30 pm Tuesdays from
January 10 to March 7 at Cranberry Child Development Centre, 6831 Artaban Street. For information
or to register, call Cheryl at 604.483.4042.

 


MEETING –
People in Pain Network Group.  Powell River General Hospital,
2:00pm.

**First Tuesday of the month ONLY.  More information:  http://www.pipain.com/powell-river.html

 


ART – Life
Drawing Sessions.  Powell River Academy of Music, 6:30pm.

$10 DROP IN

Want
to be a model? $40 for 2 hours call 604.483.8994 or email
royart@telus.net

 


EDUCATION:
Parents Together.  Cranberry Child Development Centre,
7:00pm.

Parents Together takes place from 7-9 pm on Tuesdays at Cranberry Child
Development Centre, 6831 Artaban Street.
Parents who are concerned about their teenage children’s choices or
unsure how to support their teenage children are welcome. For information or to register, call 604.483.4042,
extension 207, or email parentstogether@inclusionpr.ca .

 


 


Wednesday

  EVENT –
Board Games By Night.  Powell River Public Library, 5:00pm.

 

Powell River
Public Library presents Board Games by Night on Wednesdays at the
library. Participants under 10 years old must be
accompanied by an adult . No registration necessary. For more
information, call 604.485.4796 or email szagwyn@prpl.ca .

 


EDUCATION –
Powell River Makerspace.  Powell River Makerspace Open House.
Powell River Makerspace, 7:00-9:00pm.

The Powell River Makerspace is a shared high-tech workshop run by the
Powell River Technology Coop.  Address:  4482 Marine Avenue.

More information:  http://prmakerspace.com/

 


 


Thursday

EDUCATION –
Resume Workshop.  Career Link, 12:30pm.

Learn what makes an effective resume, and discuss how to
identify and address what employers are looking for in an employee.

For more
information contact us at:

604-485-7958

Email: yourteam@careerlinkbc.com

Dates:  March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30

 


ART – The
Loopy Lounge.  Great Balls of Wool, 1:00-3:00pm.

Weekly social knitting event.  No charge, no help provided.
Great Balls of Wool, 4722 Marine Avenue.

 


EVENT – Youth
Resource Centre Activities.  Oceanview
Education Centre, 3:30-8:00pm.

Youth
Resource Centre provides games, prizes, activities, snacks and
dinner. The free program is open to ages 13 to 18. For more
information about free bus passes at Brooks Secondary School, call
604.223.2354.

 


EDUCATION –
Toastmasters.  Oceanview Learning
Centre, times below.

Sunshine Speakers Toastmasters meet the second and
fourth Thursday 7:00-9:00 pm in room 304 at Oceanview Learning Centre. To improve your
leadership,  time management,
organizational skills, or communication while having some serious fun
check them out. Contact Barb for more information: 604-485-2732 .

 


 


Friday

ART – Drop-In
Knitting Sessions.  Great Balls of Wool, 1:00-3:00pm.

$10 drop-in:  Beginners’ knit, help with
project and/or reading patterns.  Great Balls of Wool, 4722 Marine
Avenue.

 


EDUCATION –
Powell River Makerspace.  Powell River Makerspace Open House.
Powell River Makerspace, 1:00-5:00pm.

The Powell River Makerspace is a shared high-tech workshop run by the
Powell River Technology Coop.  Address:  4482 Marine Avenue.

More information:  http://prmakerspace.com/

 


MUSIC –
Carlson Club Friday Night Jam.  Carlson Community Club,
7:00-10:00pm.

You can play with the house band, by yourself or with anyone you want! Get on stage and
play a tune and get a free drink!

 


FILM – New
Movies at the Patricia Theatre.  7:00pm.

March 8-9:  Things to Come (L”Avenir )
March 10-12:  Split
March 11-14:  Lion
March 15-16:  Silence
March 17-21:  Hidden Figures
March 22-23:  Elle
March 24-28:  John Wick:  Chapter 2
March 29-30:  Patterson
March 31-April 2:  The End of the Road

Visit http://patriciatheatre.com/  for
full details.

 


 


Saturday


ART – Drop-In
Knitting Sessions.  Great Balls of Wool, 10:00am-12:00pm.

$10 drop-in:  Beginners’ knit, help with
project and/or reading patterns.  Great Balls of Wool, 4722 Marine
Avenue.

 


ART – The
Loopy Lounge.  Great Balls of Wool, 1:00-3:00pm.

Weekly social knitting event.  No charge, no help provided.
Great Balls of Wool, 4722 Marine Avenue.

 


MUSIC – Live
Music at Ecossentials!  Ecossentials Local Market and Fruits &
Roots Juice Bar.  12:00-4:00pm.

Ready to chase those winter blues away? Starting Saturday Jan 7, 2017
Ecossentials and Fruits & Roots Juice Bar are proud to sponsor Live
Music Events! Featuring “Old Enough to Know Better” Canadian
folk singers/ songwriters Geoff Allan and Scott Ritter!

Every week they’ll have special musical guests
join them, featuring new and established local talent. Stop on in and
stay a while… who says live music at the market is just for Summer.

Geoff and Scott are two acoustic folk-based singer/songwriters
focused on harmony of voice and instruments. They do original tunes as
well as favourite covers in the singer/songwriter genre. They play a
variety of guitars as well as harmonica, mandolin, banjo and ukulele

 


MUSIC – Rockit Sessions.  Rockit
Music, 7:00pm.

Weekly live music on Rockit Music’s new
stage!  Starts February 4.

Lineup:
March 11 – Tom Hoehn & Jim Venables
March 18 – Juhli Jobi & Pat Buckna
March 25 – Tyler Bartfai & The Stowaways

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/Rockit-Music-239683576076305/

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Volunteer
Opportunities


Building
Caring Communities (inclusion Powell River)
 is
developing volunteer positions that fill a variety of roles, skills,
and interests. This organization is all about building stronger ties with
neighbors and creating a well connected
community for everyone!

 


Powell River
Community Health
 is looking for a Child Health Clinic Volunteer!
Weighing, measuring, and giving questionnaires to parents according to
the age of their child. Experience with babies and children would
be an asset.

 


Powell River
Food Bank
 is looking for volunteers! Stocking the shelves
and bagging groceries! The food bank is looking for reliable people who
can take direction and organize.

For more information and to apply for these postings, visit:  http://www.unitedwayofpowellriver.ca/postings.html

 

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Saturday, March 11, March 18:    PROGRAM
– Community Adult Learning
and Literacy (CALL) Tutor Training.  The
Learning Centre, 9:00am-12:30pm. 

Join us at the Learning Centre on Marine Avenue.  Call 604-413-1021  to
register.

More information:  http://www.powellriverliteracy.ca/CALL.html

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Saturday, March 11:    EVENT – Seedy Saturday.
Powell River Recreation Complex, 9:30am.

Powell River Seedy Saturday, Community Seed Swap and sale, sponsored by
Powell River Farmers’ Institute.

Swap or buy local seeds, plus gardening/practical skills
magazines/books. Event includes eight gardening workshops,
information/demonstration tables, seedy vendors, community and
children’s activities.

Admission is $2.00. Children under twelve admitted free. For more
information contact event coordinator Ellen de Casmaker  604-487-1304  or visit Seedy
Saturday’s website
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Saturday, March 11:    MUSIC – Met Opera:
Verdi’s La Traviata .  Max Cameron
Theatre, 10:00am.

The title role of the “fallen woman” has captured the
imaginations of audiences and performers alike with its inexhaustible
vocal and dramatic possibilities—and challenges.

Max Cameron Theatre, 5400 Marine Ave, Powell River 604.483.3900,
Tickets here .

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Saturday, March 11:    EVENT – Meet the Maker Art
Themed.  Ecossentials, 12:00pm.

Meet the Maker’s celebrates goods that are functional, well designed
and handmade by our local community. Choose to buy locally produced and
handmade goods, rather than factory made. When we shop local, we keep
our money and skills inside our community to strengthen and grow our
economy while supporting talented, skilled and artistic individuals.
Stop in and meet some of Powell River’s Artists!!
*Adam Cramb
*Ursula Medley
*Caitlin McDonagh
*Emma Wetherill
*CATNIP

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1810595729265408/

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Sunday, March 12:    MUSIC –
Sunday Song Circle.  Cranberry Hall, 2:00pm.

A monthly
gathering of folks who like to play, sing or listen to songs. Hosted
by Pat Buckna , and sponsored by the
Cranberry Community Hall Society, this is a fun and informal
gathering where everyone sits around in a circle and leads the group
in song. People who simply want to come and listen are encouraged to
come as well.  More information:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/926884244031670/

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   – Deadline
March 15:  Ecouture Fashion Show.

$25
application fee provides an annual Malaspina
Art Society Membership
Form, and info at
www.artpowellriver.com
Event will be April 22
6:30pm-10pm

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Wednesday, March 15 to Friday, March 17:    EVENT –
Spring Break Minicomic Camp.  United Church, 2:00-5:00pm.


Teens 11+. Create your own comic book, from script to storyboard to
mock-up to mastercopy , during this 3-day
camp. Each day begins with a drawing warm-up led by one of three
fantastic Powell River artists: Rick Cepella ,
Caitlin McDonagh , and Brad Collins. Advance
registration required. Space limited. Email szagwyn@prpl.ca  or call the
library 604-485-4796 .

http://prpl.ca/event/spring-break-minicomic-camp/

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Thursday, March 16:    EVENT –
LGBTQ Community Town Hall with Robert Beringer .
Edie Rae’s Cafe, 7:00pm.

LGBTQ Town Hall; Exploring Issues Facing LGBTQ Communities in Rural
Areas

This event is made possible by The Old Courthouse
Inn and the Powell River Pride Society.

We are proud to welcome Robert Beringer , BGS,
MA., experienced facilitator and researcher,
to Powell River to host this LGBTQ community town hall event focusing
specifically on issues facing LGBTQ communities living in rural or
isolated areas such as ours. All ages are welcome to attend and the
town hall format will provide a forum to share thoughts about community
services (social and otherwise), health, wellness, aging,
intergenerational connectedness, and diversity.

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/248005865633954/

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Friday, March 17:    EVENT –
St. Patrick’s Day Underpants Run.  Willingdon Beach, 12:00pm.

The ‘Captain Underpants does Manic Monday’ on CJMP 90.1 FM, is hosting
the fifth annual St. Patrick’s Day Run. Any money donated will be given to the BC Cancer Foundation. Wear
green and join us in the gravel parking lot by the murals.

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Friday, March 17:    EVENT – Expose Yourself
Exhibition.  Address below, 7:00pm.

7-late @ 5813 Ash Ave: ($20 Tickets at the DOOR) EXHIBITION OPENING
NIGHT! 33 visual artists, interactive installations, performance by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin
& Bob Bossin (Gabriola) and more, ‘Pimp
your Penis’, your resident DJs THE CHAD + LALU, appies
by Amy at That Sugar Vault , drinks, tunes,
laughs, bums and umm… It’s St. Patrick’s Day
so…. We don’t know what that means but have
a feeling you’ll show us!

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/262192584228099/

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Friday, March
17:
   MUSIC –
The Lukah Bouchard Band Official Album
Release Party.  McKinney’s Pub, 8:00pm.

On the 17th Day of this fine March THE LUKAH BOUCHARD BAND will be
throwing a St Patrick’s Day album release party! You can expect a
fantastic night full of original music, a cash bar with PR’s own
fantastic Townsite beer, albums for sale, and
of course good old St. Patrick’s Day banter. Joining the stage will be
the always entertaining Razorvoice ,
and the crooner, Jasper Sassaman !

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1241089855928791/

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Saturday, March 18:    EDUCATION
– The Play is the Thing Workshop with Kat Single-Dain.  Cranberry
Hall, 12:00pm.

12 – 2pm @ the Cran Hall: ($20 Master Class)
Did someone say “theatre workshop with Kat Single-Dain”? We have one of those, too! ‘The Play is the
Thing!’ with Kat Single-Dain!
Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.ca/myevent?eid=31441658848

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Saturday,
March 18:
   EVENT –
Wu Woom Festival.  Sliammon Salish
Centre, 6:00pm.

Share culture, dance and songs.  Everyone invited…this event is
a fundraiser for Sun Run 2017.  For more information, call Cyndi Pallen at 604-414-3874.

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Saturday, March 18:    EVENT – Expose Yourself
Exhibition.  Address below, 7:00pm.

7pm – late @ 5813 Ash Ave: ($20 Tickets at The DOOR) Exhibition
Continued! 33 visual artists, interactive installations, try tables
(it’s exactly what it sounds like), performance (NOT THE SAME AS
FRIDAY), your resident DJ THE CHAD, DJ SKYELIGHT, appies
by That Sugar Vault , drinks, tunes and
laughs!

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/262192584228099/

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Saturday, March 18:    EVENT
– Provocative Reflections: An Evening of Indulgence.  Edie
Rae’s Cafe, 7:00pm.

Join us at Edie Rae’s Cafe  for a pre-exhibition,
four course meal fit for the gods &
goddesses!

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1874247029511539/

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Sunday, March
19:
   FILM –
Powell River Screening of SEED: The Untold Story.  Patricia
Theatre.

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Sunday, March 19:    ART – Free Drop-In Life
Drawing Group and Last Chance to See Expose Yourself Exhibition.
Address below, 12:00pm.

12 – 4pm @ 5813 Ash Ave: (FREE) Last call for ART! Drop-in Life Drawing
group with guest models from 1-3pm — BYO Sketch book and
pencil/graphite/what have you. The exhibition is open and free to the
public… A low-key chance to hang out, have a chat and bring a coffee.

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/262192584228099/

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Monday, March 20 to Wednesday, March 22:    EDUCATION:  Basic
Computer Workshop.  Career Link, 9:30am.

This computer workshop is for beginners and near beginners. Takes you
from no experience with computers to being comfortable to sit at any
computer and type up a document, format it, save it, and then retrieve
it. At completion, you will be qualified to add ‘Basic Word Processing
Skills’ to your resume and be able to type your own cover letters, as
well as make adjustments to your resume.
***4-DAY VERSION OF WORD WORKSHOP***
For more information contact us at:
604-485-7958
Email: yourteam@careerlinkbc.com

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Thursday, March 23:   EDUCATION –
Tech Savvy: Tablets and Smartphones.  Powell River Public Library,
7:00pm.

Powell River
Public Library presents Tech Savvy: Tablets and Smart Phones, at 7 pm
on Thursday, March 23, at the library, 4411 Michigan Avenue.
Participants will learn how to use many features available on tablets
and smart phones. To register, email Mark at mmerlino@prpl.ca  or call
604.485.8664.

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Friday, March 24:    MUSIC – The Main Event.
Max Cameron Theatre, 7:00pm.

Live concert with the bLUES bUSTERS playing songs from their long-awaited new
album. CDs will be for sale. Reception (cash bar, appies )
at 7pm, concert at 8.

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1119189751525001/

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Saturday, March 25:    EVENT – Townsite
Brewing Birthday Party.  Townsite
Brewing, 6:30pm.

Remember a time when there were no growler fills in
Powell River? No brewery tours on a rainy saturday ? No casks being
tapped at 3pm on a Thursday?
It hardly seems possible but it was only FIVE YEARS AGO!
We are planning a big fat Belgian party. Save the date and join us in
celebrating the last 5 and toast to many more
years.

More information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1419675931377779/

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Monday, March 27 to Wednesday, March 29:    EDUCATION – Email/Internet
Workshop for Beginners.  Career Link, 9:30am.

6 hours of course time will be spent on
Email:  you will obtain a free email address and then learn how to
send and receive emails, organize your mail into folders, manage your
mail, and discuss email etiquette. As well, attaching
files to outgoing mail will be covered (great when applying for
jobs and an employer requests that your resume be emailed).
2 hours of course time will be spent on
Internet: learn what the Internet is all about and how it can help you.
Topics covered include entering addresses and manoeuvering about within
the site, printing, linking to external sites, and searching effectively
for information when no web address is available.
For more information contact us at:
604-485-7958
Email: yourteam@careerlinkbc.com

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