Here is what is happening Around Town this week and beyond:
Westview Baptist Church hosts a free community mac and cheese dinner from 5-7 pm on Friday, April 21, at the church, 3676 Joyce Avenue. For information, call Hans or Kelly dejong at 604.485.9114.
Sunshine Gogos presents an evening of film and food at 7 pm on Friday, April 21, at Max Cameron Theatre. Films include The Sharing Farm and The Thinking Garden. Tickets are available at Base Camp, Ecossentials, River City Coffee and Nancy’s Bakery for $10.
Powell River Academy of Music presents Academy Caberet at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 21, at James Hall. Tickets are $20 for adults and free for students 18 and under with a student ticket voucher. For information, call 604.485.9633 or go to powellriveracademy.org.
Lighthouse Community Church hosts a large garage sale from 9 am-1 pm on Saturday, April 22, at 4620 Michigan Avenue. Features include hotdogs, pop and many treasures. With all proceeds going to a Mexico missions trip, organizers are asking: Why buy new when you can buy used? For more information, call 604.414.7735.
Lang Bay Craft and Garden Show takes place from 10 am-4 pm on Saturday, April 22, at Lang Bay Hall, 11090 Highway 101. To book a table ($20), or for more information, call Jody at 604.487.1620 or 604.897.1129.
Uptown Winter Market provides local produce from 10 am-12:30 pm on Saturday, April 22, at Community Resource Centre, 4752 Joyce Avenue. Meet the people who grow your food and celebrate Earth Month together.
A fundraiser including a silent auction, raffle and hot dog sales for Maddie White, a Powell River youngster fighting leukemia, takes place from 11 am-5 pm on Saturday, April 22, at Save-On-Foods. To donate items or your time, call Heather or Robyn at 604.485.0365.
Powell River Young Naturalists host Tauri the Hawk at 11:30 am Saturday, April 22, at Timberlane Park. Attendance is by donation and everyone is welcome. For information, call 604.487.4001 or 604.487.9149, or email email@example.com.
Earth Day at Lund Gazebo takes place from 12-6 pm on Saturday, April 22. Celebrate the planet with nature crafts, art, music, food, and more. Attendance is by donation. Proceeds go to the salmon enhancement project.
Powell River Community Band’s concert Mother Earth takes place at 2 pm on Saturday, April 22, at Max Cameron Theatre. Admission is by donation.
Caring for Creation: An Earth Day ecumenical prayer service takes place at 4 pm on Saturday, April 22, at St. David and St. Paul Anglican Church. Members of all faiths and no religious affiliation will be welcomed to celebrate our commitment to care for all creation. For information, call 604.483.9811.
SPCA Beer and Burger Night takes place from 5-8 pm on Saturday, April 22, at Rodmay Hotel. Tickets are $20 each and available at BC SPCA Powell River and District Branch, Mother Nature, Pet Valu, Rodmay Hotel, Top Shelf Feeds and Westview Veterinary Hospital.
eCouture Wearable Art Fashion Show, hosted by Malaspina Art Society, takes place from 6:30-10 pm on Saturday, April 22, at Dwight Hall. The fashion show draws attention to upcycled, repurposed, recreated, remarkable clothing. Tickets available at Artique.
Powell River Genealogy group holds genealogy workshop courses from 9 am-4 pm on Sunday, April 23, at Cranberry Seniors Centre. Admission is $40 for the day. For information, contact Ray at 604.485.5878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Powell River Horseshoe Pitching Club holds an open house, open to all ages, from 9:30 am-12 pm on Sunday, April 23, at Powell River Recreation Complex. Admission is free and refreshments will be available for anyone interested in trying the sport. For information, call 604.483.3586, or 604.485.5589.
ORCA (On the Road with Children’s Activities) Bus provides early-childhood fun and learning from 9:30-11:30 am on Monday, April 24, at James Thomson Elementary School with StrongStart on board. For information, call 604.485.2132.
Powell River Retired Teachers’Association presents an all-candidates meeting for the Powell River-Sunshine Coast provincial riding from 1:30-3 pm on Monday, April 24, in Evergreen Theatre at Powell River Recreation Complex. The forum includes a question and answer period.
Powell River Chamber of Commerce presents an all-candidates meeting for the Powell River-Sunshine Coast provincial riding at 7 pm on Monday, April 24, in Evergreen Theatre at Powell River Recreation Complex. The forum includes a question and answer period.
ORCA Bus provides early-childhood fun and learning from 10-11:30 am on Tuesday, April 25, at Tla’amin Health Child Development Resource Centre with Tla’amin Health on board. For information, call 604.485.2132.
Paddling for Life dragon boat team practises from 6-7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Shinglemill dock. New paddlers are welcome. For more information, call 604.485.3828 or 604.414.5274.
Powell River Garden Club’s monthly meeting takes place at 7 pm on Tuesday, April 25, at Cranberry Seniors Centre, 6792 Cranberry Street. Experienced gardener and guest speaker Mike Nassichuk will talk about vegetable gardening. Teas and coffee will be served at the break. Master gardeners will be in attendance.
Powell River Public Library presents national bestseller Terry Fallis at 7 pm on Tuesday, April 25, at Trinity Hall, United Church, 6932 Crofton Street. The satirist will read from his novel Poles Apart and launch his new novel One Brother Shy. For information, call 604.485.8664.
ORCA Bus provides early-childhood fun and learning from 9:30-11:30 am on Wednesday, April 26, at Black Point Store with StrongStart on board. For information, call 604.485.2132.
ORCA Bus provides early-childhood fun and learning from 10:30 am-12:30 pm on Thursday, April 27, at Town Centre Mall with StrongStart on board. For information, call 604.485.2132.
Sunshine Speakers meet from 7-8:30 pm every Thursday at Oceanview Education Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend and join in the fun of losing the fear of public speaking. For information, call 604.483.6454.
ORCA Bus provides early-childhood fun and learning from 9:30-11:30 am on Friday, April 28, at the barge terminal (parking lot to seawalk) with StrongStart on board. For information, call 604.485.2132.
Powell River Public Library presents Homeschooler’s Book Club from 10:30-11:30 am on Friday, April 28, at 4411 Michigan Avenue. The club provides home-schooled children in grades five through 10 an opportunity to expand reading their horizons and make new friends. For information, call 604.485.4796.
Senior Citizens Association of BC, Branch 49, holds its monthly dinner at 5:30 pm on Friday, April 28, at Cranberry Seniors Centre, 6792 Cranberry Street. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Admission is $12 for members and $17 for non-members. Music by Len Menard Band. For information, call 604.485.6600.
Walter Martella: Solo in Concert, takes place at 7 pm on Friday, April 28, at Cranberry Hall, 6828 Cranberry Street. Tickets available in advance for $15 at the Powell River Peak office from 8 am-4 pm Monday to Friday. Tickets are $20 at the door.
Powell River Trash Bash takes place from 9:30 am-3 pm on Saturday, April 29, at Willingdon Beach. Help clean up illegally dumped items from the backwoods and enjoy a complimentary lunch from 12-1:30 pm. Clean a site of your choice or use the TrashOut app to find a site. For more information, call 604.485.0020 or email email@example.com.
Powell River Public Library presents Tla’amin Nation elder Philip George sharing memories about traditional Tla’amin foods at 10 am on Saturday, April 29, in the Elm Room at Powell River Recreation Complex. For more information, contact Mark at 604.485.8664 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local horticultural therapist Carol Engram will demonstrate different composting options from 2-5 pm on Saturday, April 29, at Artaban Centre in Cranberry. Vermicomposting, yard waste and sheet compost activities will be available for viewing. Rich humus production for soil takes place at 3 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Climate Action Powell River holds its first annual general meeting at 7 pm on Saturday, April 29, at Cranberry Community Hall. Find out more about the society, join up with the Cool Homes program and become a member. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments available by donation.
Options for Sexual Health drop-in clinic available from 5-7 pm, Thursday, May 4, at Powell River General Hospital, public health entrance, 5000 Joyce Avenue. Low-cost birth control, counselling, health screening, pap tests and more is available.
Kiwanis Club of Powell River will host a giant sale of books from 10 am-1 pm on Saturday, May 6, at 4943 Kiwanis Avenue. All money raised stays in Powell River. To donate books in good condition, call 604.483.1440.
Powell River Garden Club’s annual plant sale takes place from 1-3 pm on Sunday, May 7, at Powell River Curling Club, 5750 Crown Avenue. Features include an abundance of plants, trees, shrubs, perennials and starters, just in time for planting season.
Powell River Public Library presents Tech Savvy: amazon.com, at 7 pm on Thursday, May 11, at the library, 4411 Michigan Avenue. Participants will learn how to publish, market and sell material via the e-commerce company. To register, email Mark at email@example.com or call 604.485.8664.
Powell River Public Library presents Young Writer’s Writing Group from 2-4 pm on Saturdays, starting May 13, at the library. Participants will learn new skills, meet new people and practice writing in a welcoming, inclusive environment. For more information, contact Megan at 604.485.4796 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Starts May 19
Powell River Public Library presents Gift of the Letterpress free workshops from 10 am-1 pm on Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20, at the library. Learn how to create a poster and make prints using a flatiron press. Space is limited. To register, call 604.485.8664.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164 will conduct its Candlelight Tribute on Saturday, May 20, with a veterans’ dinner to follow. Dinner is free for veterans; spouses and widows of veterans pay $5. Attendees do not need to be Legion members. For more information, readers can call 604.485.4870.
Living Water Foursquare Church
Living Water Foursquare Church has created The Refuge, a place for children ages six through 12, 6:30-8 pm every Friday evening at 4640 Manson Avenue. Games, sports, snacks, crafts and more in store. For more information, call Katie Alescio at 604.485.6116.
Lund Community Society
Lund Community Society holds meetings at 7 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month, except for July, August and December, at Lund Community Centre.
Model Community Employment
Model Community Employment Project helps people with disabilities or barriers acquire education and skills needed to secure employment. Information sessions are held every Tuesday from 1-3 pm at the Model Community office, 4493A Marine Avenue. For more information, call Chantal at 604.485.2688.
Cranberry Seniors’ Centre hosts MS Support Group meetings at 10 am on the second Monday of each month. For more information, call 604.485.2037.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting is held at 7 pm every Friday in room 3018, Powell River General Hospital, 5000 Joyce Avenue. An addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use, and find a new way to live.
Powell River NDP Club holds meetings at 7 pm, with dinner at 6 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Carlson Community Club.
ORCA (On the Road with Children's Activities) Bus provides free, fun, quality time for children (birth to school age) and their parents/caregivers. For more information, call 604.485.2132 or visit successby6powellriver.ca.
People in Pain holds People in Pain Support Group meeting from 2-4 pm on the first Tuesday of each month at Powell River General Hospital in the meeting room downstairs next to the cafeteria. Admission is free.
Learn to play the great Highland bagpipe and fundamentals of music with the Lads and Lassies Pipe Band, 7 pm each Thursday, beginning in January, 7170 Esquimalt Court. Band is for children aged 10 through 16. To enrol or for more information, call Susanne at 604.485.2071 or George at 604.485.7375.
Powell River 4-H Clubs
4-H Clubs are accepting new members ages 9 to 19 for regular project work. Projects available are Cloverbuds (ages 6 to 8), sewing, crafting, foods (cooking) and animals. Each club meets on different days. For more information, call Maureen Venables at 604.485.4534 or Helena Rogers at 604.485.5200.
Powell River Women in Business
Powell River Women in Business events are held at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month at Oceanview Education Centre, 7105 Nootka Street. For more information, email email@example.com.
Powell River Yacht Club
Powell River Yacht Club invites people to crew boats during fun races, from 9 am-1 pm Saturdays, meeting at picnic tables beside ferry terminal parking lot. Anyone in reasonable shape and wishing to learn to sail is welcome. For more information, visit powellriveryachtclub.ca/racing.php.
Powell River Amateur Radio Club, Powell River Amateur Repeater Society and Emergency Radio Communication Unit meet at 7 pm on the second Wednesday of each month at Westview Flying Club, 7508 Duncan Street. New members are welcome; membership is $20 per year. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Powell River Amateur Radio Club provides support to obtain a HAM radio operator licence. Morse code is not needed to obtain a licence and there is an accredited examiner in Powell River. For more information, call 604.485.2133 or email email@example.com.
Reach to Recovery
Reach to Recovery provides hospital and home visits to recently diagnosed breast cancer patients. Service offers one-on-one counselling with trained counsellors for women who have had breast cancer, and provides information. For more information, call Lorraine at 604.485.6114 or Leslie at 604.483.9120.
Red Hat Society
Powell River Sunshine Pearls, members of the Red Hat Society, meet for lunch on the third Tuesday of every month. The chapter is seeking new members who wish to have fun and frivolity. For more information, call Louise at 604.485.7444 or Irene at 604.485.3882.
Rotary Club of Powell River
Rotary Club of Powell River Sunrise meets 7:15-8:15 am Tuesdays at Town Centre Hotel. Be a guest and listen to interesting speakers on a variety of topics. No fee to attend as a guest. Contact Kim Miller at 604.485.4051 for information.
Rotary Club of Powell River
Rotary Club of Powell River meets at 6:30 pm on Wednesdays at Julies Airport Café. To make a difference in the community, join the club.
Salvation Army and Lighthouse Community Church presents Faith Weaver Friends from 6:30-8 pm Wednesdays at Salvation Army. Features include games, music and snack-it cafe. Cost is $15 per child or $25 per family for one year. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 604.414.7243.
Everyone is welcome to attend and sing hymns at 10:30 am Sundays at the church, 4500 Joyce Avenue. Voices will be accompanied by piano or organ. For more information, call 604.485.6067.
Scottish Country Dancing
Scottish country dancing is held from 6:45-9 pm every Monday in the Westview Elementary School gym. This form of dancing is usually done with sets of six or eight people. For more information, call 604.485.6801.
First Powell River Scouts meet from 7-9 pm on Mondays at 5393 Timberlane Avenue for boys aged 11 to 14. For more information, call Tina Bevans at 604.483.9634.
Senior Citizens Association of BC Branch 49
Bridge is played on Wednesdays from 10 am-12 pm and Fridays from 1-4 pm at Cranberry Seniors’ Centre. Other activities taking place at the centre include carpet bowling, crib, strength and balance exercises and Tai Chi. For more information, call 604.414.9456 or visit powellriverseniors.ca.
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) meets from 6-7:30 pm on Fridays. For more information, readers can contact firstname.lastname@example.org. SAA is a fellowship of men and women recovering from compulsive relationships and/or sexual behaviour.
Sexual Awareness for Everyone
SAFE (Sexual Awareness for Everyone) Clinic offers free and confidential health services at Powell River Community Health, third floor, 5000 Joyce Avenue. For more information, or to book an appointment, call community health at 604.485.3310.
Single Seniors meet at 5 pm on the third Sunday of every month at Trinity Hall, United Church, 6932 Crofton Street. For information about the gatherings, which feature either a potluck or catered dinner, call 604.483.6658 or 604.485.4393.
St. Joseph's Hall hosts a soup kitchen from 12-1 pm every Friday. The hall is adjacent to Assumption Church on Glacier Street.
BCSPCA Community Council, Powell River and District, meets from 7-8:30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month (excluding July, August and December) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 6952 Courtenay Street, to support efforts of the local shelter.
StrongStart early learning programs are available for children birth to pre-kindergarten at Kelly Creek Community, James Thomson, Henderson and Westview elementary schools, and the ORCA Bus. These are free drop-in sessions with snacks provided. Birth certificates are required for registration. For information, call Rita at 604.485.6271, ext 2244.
Sunshine Coast Cloggers
Sunshine Coast Cloggers meet at 6:30-8:30 pm on Wednesday evenings at Powell River Christian School.
Sunshine Speakers Toastmasters
Sunshine Speakers Toastmasters meetings take place from 12:05-12:55 pm on the first and third Thursdays of each month and 7-9 pm on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Oceanview Education Centre, room 134. Contact Barb at 604.485.2732 or Lesley at 604.483.6454 for information.
Taoist tai chi classes are held 10-11:30 am and 6:30-8 pm Wednesdays and 10-11:30 am on Saturdays at Trinity Hall, United Church.
Therapeutic Riding Association
Therapeutic Riding Association provides opportunities for volunteers to enjoy fresh air, exercise and guaranteed big smiles, 45 minutes a day or more, Monday to Thursday at Paradise Valley Exhibition Grounds. No experience is necessary, training is provided and hours are flexible. For more information, call Dusty at 604.485.0177.
Trail Riders Club
Powell River Trail Riders Club meets at 7:30 pm on the first Monday (except holidays) every month at the Paradise Valley Exhibition Grounds Clubhouse.
Circle of CARE (confidential, accepting, respectful, encouraging) is held from 7-9 pm every Wednesday at Elders/Cultural Centre, 4940 Salish Drive. The only requirement to attend is the desire for healthy relationships. For more information about this codependent’s anonymous group, call Robbi at 604.483.4474 or visit coda.org.
Powell River United Church holds Sunday services at 10:30 am every week at the church, 6932 Crofton Street.
Powell River United Church hosts pasta suppers at 5 pm every Monday (except statutory holidays) at 6932 Crofton Street. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Powell River Chapter of Vintage Car Club of Canada meets at 7:30 pm on the second Monday of each month at Westview Flying Club. Ownership not required, just interest. Occasionally, special functions are held at other locations. For information and location of the next meeting, call Doug at 604.413.2214.
Volunteer Powell River matches community volunteers with non-profit organizations and event organizers. Readers wanting to volunteer can call 604.485.2132, or drop in between 9:15 am-1 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays above Rona Building Centre and beside Camber College, 4750 Joyce Avenue.
River City Slims, a self-help weight loss group, meets from 5-6:30 pm every Thursday at Lighthouse Community Church on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Burnaby Street.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) non-profit weight loss support group holds weekly meetings to provide information on nutrition, exercise and support for our members as they take off and keep off weight sensibly. For meeting times and locations or more information, contact Barb at 604.485.0025 or email@example.com.
Wildwood Ratepayers’ Association
Wildwood Ratepayers’ Association meets at 7 pm on the second Thursday of each month at James Thomson Elementary School.
Youth Resource Centre
Youth Resource Centre hosts sports and recreation with Powell River Kings from 4-6 pm Wednesdays at Oceanview Education Centre. Drop-ins are free and open to ages 12 to 18. For more information about free bus passes at Brooks Secondary School, call 604.223.2354.
Youth Resource Centre provides games, prizes, activities, snacks and dinner from 3:30-8 pm Thursdays at Oceanview Education Centre. 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.
Powell River Aikikai, self defence, the art of peace, instruction every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. For more information call 604.483.4695 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sessions are provided by a Canadian Aikido Federation accredited instructor.
22 Red Knight Powell River Air Cadets meets between 6:30-9:30 pm Thursdays at Timberlane Barracks.
Al Anon meets at 8 pm on Monday nights at Powell River United Church and 7:30 pm on Thursdays at the Lutheran Church. For more information, call 604.485.8474.
Powell River Fine Arts Club studio space is open daily at 5395 Timberlane Avenue. Members create pottery, quilting, weaving, spinning, mixed-media and painting crafts in a supportive, cooperative and fun environment with mentoring and good fellowship. New members are welcome. For information, call 604.483.3586.
Malaspina Art Society meets from 6-7 pm on the first Tuesday of each month, excluding July and August at Vancouver Island University, 7085 Nootka Street.
Bagpipes and Drums
Clansman Pipe Band offers free bagpipe and drum lessons to potential band members of all ages. Student pipers buy their own practice chanter and tutor book. Drumming students buy a practice pad and sticks. Band uniform will be provided. For information, call pipe major Ian Richmond at 604.344.2200.
Back Country Horsemen
Back Country Horsemen of BC, Powell River, meets on the first Friday of every month at a location to be decided. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information, call 604.487.9182.
First Powell River Beavers meets from 6-7 pm on Wednesdays at 5393 Timberlane Avenue for boys aged five to seven. For more information, call Tina Bevans at 604.483.9634.
Powell River Boxing Club opens for sparring, training and the use of speed bags, heavy bags, skip ropes and exercise equipment from 5-6:30 or 7 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Oceanview Educational Centre. Admission is free or by donation. For more information, call Les at 604.485.7095.
Breast Cancer Survivors
Breast Cancer Survivors’ exercise group meets from 4-5:30 pm every Monday except holidays at 7053b Glacier Street. This is an exercise group for breast cancer survivors. For more information, call Lorraine at 604.485.6114 or Delores at 604.485.2420.
Parent-led breastfeeding support group meets 10 am-12 pm on the last Monday of each month at Family Place, Town Centre Mall. Anyone interested in breastfeeding information and support is welcome to attend. For more information, call 604.485.2706.
Malaspina Camera Club meets at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month in the community room at Westview Elementary School. For more information, call Niels Voss at 604.485.6963 or Steven Grover at 604.485.5333.
Canadian Council for the Blind
Canadian Council for the Blind holds its meeting at 2 pm on the second Thursday of each month (except June through August), on the third floor of Kiwanis Garden Manor. For more information, call May Kercher at 604.485.3023.
Carlson Community Club
Carlson Community Club hosts charity bingo every Monday (except stat holidays). Doors and concession open at 5 pm with bingo starting at 6 pm at 4463 Joyce Avenue. Everybody is welcome to support local charities while having fun playing bingo. For more information, call 604.485.4571.
Carlson Community Club hosts fish and chips night every Wednesday, 5-7 pm at 4463 Joyce Avenue. This event is open to everybody. For more information, call 604.485.4571.
Carlson Community Club hosts steak night every Friday, 5 pm-7 pm at 4463 Joyce Avenue. This event is open to everybody. For more information, call 604.485.4571.
Chamber of Commerce
Powell River Chamber of Commerce hosts monthly luncheons with guest speakers. Everyone welcome. For more information or to receive monthly email invites to chamber events, call the chamber office at 604.485.4051, email email@example.com or visit powellriverchamber.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Powell River Chorus holds rehearsals at 7:30 pm every Wednesday in James Hall at Powell River Academy of Music, 7280 Kemano Street. For more information, call Janice Gunn at 604.485.3825.
Spirit of Community Choir gets together from 7-8:15 pm on Thursdays at Powell River Academy of Music, 7280 Kemano Street. Everyone is welcome to attend and join in.
Cinch card games are played weekly at 7 pm on Mondays at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164, 6811 Alexander Street. Newcomers are welcome to attend.
Powell River Community Coalition meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm in room 152 at Vancouver Island University.
Powell River Community Foundation provides a guest speaker to appear at community organization meetings. To arrange for a speaker leave a message at 604.483.8678, or email email@example.com. A volunteer will call back to discuss a date and answer questions about the foundation and its local contribution.
Powell River Community Health holds a youth clinic from 3:30-5:30 pm every Tuesday at Powell River General Hospital, third floor, 5000 Joyce Avenue. This clinic offers free and confidential health services to youth. For more information, call 604.485.3310.
Powell River Community Concert Band, directed by Roy Carson, meets 7:30-9 pm Thursdays in the Brooks Secondary School band room, 5400 Marine Avenue. Students and adults with basic musical experience on brass, reed or percussion instruments are needed and welcome. For information, call Read or Hanna at 604.485.5971.
Powell River Academy of Music Concert Series tickets are now on sale. For more information call 604.485.9633, drop by the Academy box office at 7280 Kemano Street between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday to Thursday, or buy online at PowellRiverAcademy.org.
Cranberry Community Hall Association
Cranberry Community Hall Association is dedicated to providing Powell River with an affordable, versatile space for meetings and events at 6828 Cranberry Street. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cranhall.org.
Crib is played from 1-3 pm every Thursday at 4943 Kiwanis Avenue. New players are welcome to attend. For more information, call 604.483.1440.
Thursday evening crib club games start at 7 pm at Lang Bay Hall. For more information, call 604.578.8465.
First Powell River Cubs meets from 7-8:30 pm on Thursdays at 5393 Timberlane Avenue for boys aged eight to 10. For more information, call Donna Shaw at 604.483.2088.
Powell River Dart Association holds dart nights at 7:30 pm every Monday at Royal Canadian Legion Powell River Branch 164. The association is looking for new players.
Duplicate Bridge Club
Powell River Duplicate Bridge Club plays three times a week, including 9:30 am on Mondays, 7 pm on Tuesdays and 2 pm on Thursdays at the Alano Club, 5903 Arbutus Street. For more information, call 604.485.4430.
Faith Lutheran Church
Faith Lutheran Church food cupboard is open from noon-1 pm on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 4811 Ontario Avenue.
Everyone on any journey of faith is welcome to worship beginning at 10 am on Sundays at Faith Lutheran Church, corner of Ontario Avenue and Alberni Street. Everyone is welcome.
Family Place is open as a drop-in centre for children and parents daily, 10:30 am-4:30 pm Tuesday to Thursday, 12:30-4:30 pm Friday. For more information, call 604.485.2706.
Family Place hosts a free soup lunch, 12:30-4:30 pm every Wednesday in Town Centre Mall. This is an opportunity for parents to discuss current parenting trends or share information.
Junior Forest Wardens meets at 7 pm on Wednesdays at Edgehill Elementary School. For more information, call Mickey McCracken at 604.487.9482.
Powell River Garden Club meets at 7 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month January to June and September to November at Cranberry Seniors Centre, corner of Manson Avenue and Cranberry Street, for an enjoyable evening with interesting garden information, tea and coffee, exchanges and community support.
Powell River Genealogy group meets from 6:30-8:30 pm on the last Sunday of every month with an aim to obtain resource material and help interested persons begin their own family history. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Moyra at 604.485.9549.
Girl Guides of Canada, Kelly Creek, meet from 3:30-5 pm every Wednesday at Kelly Creek Community Church, 2380 Zilinsky Road. For more information, call Pat Lewis at 604.487.9238.
Girl Guides of Canada meet Wednesdays at Henderson Elementary School. Sparks, ages five and six, meet from 4-5 pm. Brownies, ages seven and eight, meet from 5-6:30 pm. Girls nine through 15 meet from 6:30-8:30 pm. For information, call 604.483.3234.
Powell River Home-school Support Group meets at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Newcomers welcome. For more information, call Angela Desilets at 604.487.4555.
Kiwanis Club of Powell River meets at 7 pm every first and third Tuesday of each month. For location and more information, call 604.578.8465.
Powell River Public Library hosts free board game nights from 5-8:30 pm every Wednesday and Friday at the library, 4411 Michigan Avenue. Open to all ages. Participants under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary. Call 604.485.4796 or email email@example.com for more information.
Powell River Public Library hosts 3D printer orientations for schools from 9-10 am Tuesdays and 11 am-12 pm Thursdays at the library, 4411 Michigan Avenue. Orientations cover basic concepts of designing for 3D printing and teach students how to setup the library’s software. For more information, call 604.485.4796.
Join lively and animated discussions with Powell River Public Library’s afternoon book club from 1:30-2:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month at the library. Membership is open to all. For more information, call 604.485.4796.
Lions Club meetings are held at 7 pm on the first and third Wednesday of every month at Snickers Restaurant on Marine Avenue. For more information, call Dean Gerhart at 604.485.9288.
Ecossentials and Fruits Roots Juice Bar sponsor live music events from 12-4 pm every Saturday at 6812 Alberni Street. Each week features songwriters Geoff Allan, Scott Ritter and established local musical guests.
Rockit Music Sessions take place Saturdays from 7-9 pm at Rockit Music, 6820 Alberni Street. The sessions provide a showcase for local talent. Admission is $10. For more information, search for Rockit Music Sessions on Facebook.