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What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

How to prepare for an Earthquake

Posted on Oct 29, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

What can I do to prepare for an earthquake? Here's what the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) suggests: Before an earthquake occurs... Fasten... Continue Reading -->

The Starboard Grill is finally opening!

Posted on Oct 9, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The wait is almost over for Port Alberni's newest and most anticipated restaurant opening in a long time! The Starboard Grill is set to open this Thursday, October 11, 2012.... Continue Reading -->

Great program for children of divorce or other life difficulties

Posted on Oct 9, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

If your children are struggling to adapt to significant life changes, there is a group for them in the Alberni Valley. Peer support program, Rainbows, for children has been helping... Continue Reading -->

It's Oktoberfest Time!!

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

It's that time again! Oktoberfest is just around the corner, this year happening Friday and Saturday night, October 19th and 20th at the Italian Hall. For almost 4 decades this... Continue Reading -->

The Mouse Trap opens tonight at the Capitol Theature

Posted on Oct 5, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The mouse trap opens this evening October 5th at Capitol Theatre. The show starts at 7:30pm and will run Fridays and Saturday nights through October. Tickets can be purchased at... Continue Reading -->

Coffee Hour with Pat Deakin - Economic Development Port Alberni

Posted on Oct 4, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Join the Young Professionals of Alberni Valley for Coffee with Pat Deakin - Economic Development Manager of Port Alberni. After a great Coffee with the Mayor this week, we've... Continue Reading -->

Minister of Transportation to speak at luncheon today

Posted on Oct 3, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Today at the Best Western Barclay at Noon, Transportation Minister Mary Polak will be stopping by to make a presentation at the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce' luncheon.... Continue Reading -->

Interested in helping get the Tall Ships back to Port Alberni?

Posted on Oct 2, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

We're having a meeting for people interested in helping bring the Tall Ships Festival Back to Port Alberni. Just in preliminary stages and seeing if it's going to be possible.... Continue Reading -->

CONNECT a Parent Program for parents of teens

Posted on Oct 1, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

CONNECT A Parent Program - helping parents, caregivers of teens and pre-teens to maintain strong relationships, understand your adolescence relationships and stay connected in challenging... Continue Reading -->

Job Fair at the Best Western Barclay

Posted on Sep 29, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Stop by the Best Western Barclay Monday between 12 and 7pm to check out Job Fair. The fair is part of Canada Starts Here, the BC jobs plan to promote economic growth and development... Continue Reading -->

Young Professionals host Coffee Hour with the Mayor

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The Young Professionals of Alberni Valley host Coffee Hour with the Mayor Wednesday, October 3rd at 5:30pm. This event will take place at Serious Coffee, and anyone interested in... Continue Reading -->

Chamber Luncheon with BC Minister of Transportation

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Next Wednesday, October 3rd at noon, join us at The Best Western Barclay for the Chambers Networking Luncheon. Hear from a great speaker, Hon. Mary Polak, BC's Minster of Transportation... Continue Reading -->

Lunch with Tour de Rock Team

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Join the Tour de Rock team Friday September 28th at approximately 12:15 for lunch. The event will take place at the Pit Stop Cafe inside Alberni Toyota and will be a great opportunity... Continue Reading -->

Humpback Whales on their way to the inlet

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

If you're at the Harbour Quay today keep an eye out for a pod of Humpback Whales reportedly headed into the inlet. Although they may or may not come all the way in, today would... Continue Reading -->

Dad's night out Kick Off Party

Posted on Sep 21, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Dad, grab the kids and head to the library tonight for Dad's night out kick off party. Join us for snacks, stories, activities for kids 4-12 years old and their dads. Starts... Continue Reading -->

Words on Fire at Char's Landing

Posted on Sep 20, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Words on Fire Open Mike night at Char's Landing kicks off again September 26th, this Wednesday night at 7pm. Come out to Char's landing to hear some great local talents. *Thank... Continue Reading -->

Young Professionals biweekly Happy Hour

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Join the Young Professionals tomorrow evening, Thursday September 20th at 7:30pm at the Port Pub on Argyle for their biweekly 'Happy Hour' meeting. The Young Professionals... Continue Reading -->

Rotary Wine Festival this weekend

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

11th Annual Arrowsmith Rotary Wine Festival will take place this Saturday, September 22nd at Echo Centre. Tickets are available at Echo Centre and Hospitality Inn, and the event... Continue Reading -->

Free play and learn library at Hilton Centre

Posted on Sep 18, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

One of the many resources Port Alberni has available to families, is Hilton Centre free Play and Learn Library. Located at 4325 Neil Street on the corner of 10th Avenue, Hilton... Continue Reading -->

Looking forward to the Starboard Grill

Posted on Sep 16, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Are you looking forward to trying Port Alberni's newest restaurant? I know I am. While we haven't heard an official date yet, the goal is still to be open for the end of... Continue Reading -->

Finding Nemo 3D is here!

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The movie we all know and love is playing in 3D at the Paramount Theatre this week. Come check it out beginning tonight until Thursday at 7pm or 9:20pm. Also showing Saturday and... Continue Reading -->

JobFest is coming to Port Alberni

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

lJobfest is coming to Port Alberni! If you're a high school student, trade school, college or university, or just someone looking for a career change, mark your calendar! Jobfest... Continue Reading -->

Family farm day in the Valley

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Bring your family and come out this Sunday, September 16th for Family Farm day. Family farm day happened back in 2010, and was a huge success, for that reason Parks and Rec is putting... Continue Reading -->

Live Music Night at Serious Coffee

Posted on Sep 7, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Live music night at Serious Coffee, every Friday from 5pm-7pm in Port Alberni. This is a great time to come out, see some local artists, and enjoy a coffee:) *Thank you to... Continue Reading -->

Take a walk on the Boardwalk

Posted on Sep 6, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

On a beautiful evening like tonight, take stroll on the boardwalk. Tonight there were a ton of fish jumping and flopping on the surface, so nice to see! Enjoy the beautiful weather... Continue Reading -->

Coffee Hour - Tonight!

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come join the Young Professionals of Alberni Valley tonight for a spin on our typical 'Happy Hour' meeting. Tonight is Coffee Hour! Join us at 6pm tonight at Steamworks,... Continue Reading -->

Sports Fan?

Posted on Sep 2, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Love sports, but have a hard time keeping up with what's going on? There seems to be so much news in the sports world these days that it's difficult to keep up to date.... Continue Reading -->

Prenatal Classes

Posted on Sep 1, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Free Prenatal Classes at the Health Unit begin September 5th. Classes are once per week, for 5 weeks, starting September 5th. 630-830pm. Please call 731.1315 to pre register as... Continue Reading -->

Once in a Blue Moon happens tomorrow night

Posted on Aug 30, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Tomorrow night, August 31st, we'll get the chance to see a blue moon. Contrary to popular, and obvious belief, a blue moon is not blue, it's simply a full moon that is the... Continue Reading -->

Be a Kidney Super Hero

Posted on Aug 24, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Sunday August 26th at 10am at Blair Park in Port Alberni BC, the 2012 Port Alberni Kidney Walk will be held to support the Kidney Foundation. It's estimated that 240,000 British... Continue Reading -->

Cougar sighting near Hector Road

Posted on Aug 23, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Just wanted to make sure everybody was aware there was another cougar sighting near Hector road. While it's unlikely a cougar will attack a person, it's always important... Continue Reading -->

Interested in meeting some new people in the Alberni Valley?

Posted on Aug 22, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come on out for Happy Hour Drop-in Beach Volleyball at the Westwind tomorrow (Thursday August 23rd) night! This event is put on by Port Alberni's newest networking group, the... Continue Reading -->

Jamie Collins Celebration of Life

Posted on Aug 22, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Jamie Collins celebration of life, Sunday, August 26th at Collins Farm / Arrowvale Campground, 5955 Hector Rd., Port Alberni B.C. from 1:00 pm til 3:00 pm. We will be celebrating... Continue Reading -->

Starboard Grill set to open in September

Posted on Aug 16, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The Starboard Grill has officialy signed their lease with the City and is on track to open for September. This long awaited and much anticipated restaurant will surely be a fantastic... Continue Reading -->

Baby seats recalled

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Just wanted to make sure everyone knows about this as I know they're a very popular baby item. These seats have been recalled as there have been many reports of babies wiggling... Continue Reading -->

You're invited to family barbecue with Scott Fraser

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

This Saturday, August 18th from 3-8pm, you're invited to a BBQ at 5925 Cherryvale Lane. The BBQ is a way for everyone in the Valley to meet our NDP MLA, Scott Fraser. Food,... Continue Reading -->

Public talk on Developing Compassion

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Public talk on Developing Compassion with H.H. Getse Rinpoche much loved Tibetan Buddhist meditation master from Nepal. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 6: 30 - 9 p.m. www.kathokcentre. ca,... Continue Reading -->

Kick start to Kindergarten program is on

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Klitsa's Kick-start to Kindergarten program is currently on. August 13th-17th 9am-12pm at Literacy Alberni Centre, 5100 Tebo. Great way to get your children prepared for kindergarten. *Thank... Continue Reading -->

Come on out for drop in Beach Volleyball!

Posted on Aug 13, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Port Alberni's newest networking group, the Young Professionals of Alberni Valley, are hosting a drop in Beach Volleyball Tournament Thursday August 23rd from 7PM-10PM at the... Continue Reading -->

Last Our Town Event

Posted on Aug 13, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Free family fun, arts and crafts, all ages welcome. Our town event at the Harbour Quay Tuesday August 14th, 630pm-830pm. *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional... Continue Reading -->

Thunder in the Valley

Posted on Aug 10, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Thunder in the Valley is back this weekend beginning tomorrow morning at 9am, going all day and then again Sunday at 9am. Over 250 cars are set to come out for this 1/4mile drag... Continue Reading -->

Come out for harbour day

Posted on Aug 10, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come on out for Harbour Day and get a chance to visit and learn about some of Port Alberni's antique and oldest boats. 12-4 Saturday August 18th. *Thank you to Sharie Marie... Continue Reading -->

Movie night at Canal Beach

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come on out tonight 8PM-10PM for movie night at Canal Beach, featuring 'Wind'.  *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional serving Port Alberni,... Continue Reading -->

BP's new drink

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come on down to Boston Pizza to try their new drink the CoronaRita! A delicious new summer treat:) *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional serving Port... Continue Reading -->

Important - get your pictures in!

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Thought i would pass this along from Global. Hi there, We are going to highlight Port Alberni in our Small Town BC feature this coming Saturday, August 11 on Global BC’s... Continue Reading -->

Don't forget about the movie tonight at Bob Daily

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come on out tonight at 7pm to Bob Daily Stadium for an outdoor movie. Bring a blanket and or chairs:) *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional serving Port... Continue Reading -->

Puppet Show Today

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come down to the Vancouver Island Regional Library on Wallace Street in Port Alberni today for a free puppet show! Enjoy a puppet show as well as getting a chance to make your own... Continue Reading -->

Starlight Movie Night

Posted on Aug 6, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Starlight movie night is another oportunity to watch an outdoor movie. Tomorrow night, August 7th at dusk at Bob Daily Stadium. *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage... Continue Reading -->

Picnic today

Posted on Aug 6, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

"Monday, Aug. 6 will be the Family picnic at McLean Mill National Historic Site. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a wonderful day there among the giant trees. There... Continue Reading -->

More events tomorrow

Posted on Aug 5, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come on down to Bob Daily Stadium for more Centennial and Homecoming Events tomorrow (sunday), from 12-9. Also come down to see the car show at Glenwood. There will be food, entertainment... Continue Reading -->

Puddle Duck Races at the Harbour Quay

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

As part of our homecoming and centennial celebrations there will be puddle duck boat races tomorrow morning at the Harbour Quay (Saturday). After that begining at noon and going... Continue Reading -->

New school to get turf field

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Due to lower than originally expected construction costs, some additions to the new high school, set to complete in late August, will be added. One of those addition is a full size... Continue Reading -->

Local Bands at Homecoming this Saturday!

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The homecoming event this Saturday to kick of the long awaited centennial celebrations, will feature local bands and entertainment all day long! The event will take place from 12-9pm... Continue Reading -->

Arli to become the Blue Marlin Inn

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The Arli has new owners and big plans. The new owners of the Arli plan to make many cosmetic changes to the building but no structural. They have a big vision to create the Blue... Continue Reading -->

Outdoor movie at Bob Daily

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Outdoor movie comes back to Bob Daily. Come out to Bob Daily Stadium Tuesday August 7th at 7pm for fun family events and then an outdoor movie at dusk. Bring a blanket and or chairs. *Thank... Continue Reading -->

Magic Mike playing at the Paramount

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Ladies night out? Magic Mike is playing at the Paramount Theatre nightly at 7 and 9:20PM.  *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional serving Port Alberni,... Continue Reading -->

Our Town Event on tonight at Gyro Park

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Our Town Event, Jungle Fever on tonight at Gyro Parks 630-830pm. Come on out for free family fun, arts and crafts *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional... Continue Reading -->

Centennial Car Show - Car Town

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

This Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, come down to Glenwood Centre to enjoy the Centennial Car Show. There will be all sorts of cars, old and new that have driven in Port Alberni over... Continue Reading -->

Visit the tallest waterfall in the world!

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Della Falls is a waterfall in Strathcona Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. It is widely regarded as the tallest in Canada, 440 metres (1443... Continue Reading -->

Kite Flying at the Maritime Museum

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

A friendly-reminder that tomorrow another Maritime Monday. "Kites by the Light" Day is between 1pm-3pm ... Come down to Port Alberni's premiere kite-flying site !... Continue Reading -->

Book Launch to start Centennial Celebration

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The Alberni Valley Museum will launch 'The Albernis, Then and Now, 1912-2012' along with the Port Alberni Centennial Committee, as a way to kick off the Centennial Celebrations... Continue Reading -->

Steam Specials at the McLean Mill NHS

Posted on Jul 29, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come Ride the Rails on the Alberni Pacific Railway. Your in for a Big Time travelling through the Alberni Valley Heritage Network! Thur & Sat: 10 am & 2 pm departures... Continue Reading -->

ADSS Grads of 1982

Posted on Jul 29, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Looking for ADSS Grads of 1982 for 30 year Grad Reunion. The reunion will take play Saturday August 4th. Call Janis Joseph to confirm your attendance at 2507236298 or email freshsteps.jj@telus.net *Thank... Continue Reading -->

Maritime Discovery Centre Givaway

Posted on Jul 28, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Facebook Give-Away Reminder that this summer, the Maritime Discovery Centre is giving away two family-oriented prize packages simply for 'Like'ing our Facebook page. The... Continue Reading -->

Uptown Street Fair today!

Posted on Jul 28, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Today there is a street market being held uptown on third ave between Argyle and Mar to boost the uptown area. The road will be closed down and all the local businesses will have... Continue Reading -->

Family Picnic at McLean Mill

Posted on Jul 28, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

"Monday, Aug. 6 will be the Family picnic at McLean Mill National Historic Site. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a wonderful day there among the giant trees. There... Continue Reading -->

Having trouble connecting with your teen? Connect may be able to help

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Having trouble connecting with your teen? "Connect," an attachmentbased program to support parents and caregivers runs Feb. 9 to April 12, 2012 (no class March 22, 2012),... Continue Reading -->

Billiards Youth League

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Alberni Valley Billiards Club, 2964 Third Ave., Wednesdays - youth league (ages 13 to 18) at 7 p.m. Thursdays - adult mixed eight ball league at 7 p.m. Info: 250-723-1212. Continue Reading -->

Homecoming Party for all who live and have lived in Port Alberni

Posted on Jul 25, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Invite your friend, invite your family, invite everybody you know who lives, has lived, or has worked in our beautiful town!:) Homecoming Port Alberni, Aug. 3 to 6 - The Centennial... Continue Reading -->

Take a ride on the Lady Rose (Frances Barkley)

Posted on Jul 25, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The M.V. Frances Barkley was built in 1958 and launched on November 7 as the M/S Rennesoy in Stavanger, Norway. Later renamed the M/S Hidle, she was commissioned to be used in the... Continue Reading -->

Arts and Crafts at Gyro Park

Posted on Jul 24, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Our Town Jungle Fever, Tuesday, July 31st at Gyro Park in Port Alberni from 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. Free family fun with crafts, games, activities and summer treats. Continue Reading -->

Free drop in child group

Posted on Jul 24, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Mondays at Maquinna School Gym in Port Alberni, FREE, drop in gym and reading time. 9 to 10: 15 a.m. Continue Reading -->

Sean Ashby at Char's Landing

Posted on Jul 24, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Thursday, July 26th, 2012  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Sean does a singer /songwriter / guitar slinger show - in the Rootsy / alt country / bluesy / twangy /surfy rock vein .... Continue Reading -->

Centennial Inspirations

Posted on Jul 23, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley is pleased to announce the opening of an exciting new exhibit presented in conjunction with Port Alberni’s Centennial Celebrations.Titled... Continue Reading -->

Laughter Yoga

Posted on Jul 21, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come and join us for Laughter Yoga. For an hour a week, forget your troubles and worries, let go and have a good belly laugh! No special skills necessary-we all have a laugh hiding... Continue Reading -->

Tonight!

Posted on Jul 21, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Coastal Communities Sunset Cinema Series 2012 outdoor movie night, July 21 at Bob Dailey Stadium at dusk. Continue Reading -->

Breakwater set to open tomorrow

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Port Alberni’s newest attraction, the new breakwater at the Harbour Quay, is set to open tomorrow. This is a photo of what it looks like. Over 130 metres long, the breakwater... Continue Reading -->

Char’s Landing tonight!

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Rusty Water & The Broken Troubadours Beach Towns Tour on Friday, July 20 at 8 p.m. Solos will grab you, rhythms will groove you, and their hippie spirited stage presence is undeniably... Continue Reading -->

Explore Port Alberni Passport

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Collect stamps at centennial exhibits at museum, art centre, maritime centre Alyson McAndrews, Alberni Valley Times Published: Friday, July 06, 2012 How many centennial... Continue Reading -->

Free kids summer program

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Alberni Valley Times Published: Friday, July 06, 2012 Port Alberni Parks and Recreation is pleased to offer the Summer Adventure Playground Program. Children, ages five... Continue Reading -->

The biggest fish..?

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

For those of you that fish, the Alberni valley tyee club, the oldest club in the valley, will be kicking off their Annual Sockeye derby this Sunday, July 8th : from first light... Continue Reading -->

French Summer Camps for K-6

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

French Summer Camps! Please Contact Pam Chandler at pchandler@sd70.bc.ca for more details Camp #1 “Francofolie” August 13-17th 9-4pm This camp is for French (Immersion)... Continue Reading -->

Parent and Tots group

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Parent ‘n Tots, parent and child playgroup. Fridays, 9 to 11 a.m., room 2, Alberni Elementary School. Continue Reading -->

Business owners wanted for..

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The Port Alberni Uptown merchants are having a street fair market July 28th. Anyone interested in a table, it’s a great price, they are currently looking for artisans, home... Continue Reading -->

Dog Days in the Park

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Please join Remax Mid Island Realty for Dog Days in the Park. A fundraiser for the local SPCA. July 15th from 1-4 at Blair Park Port Alberni, come out and enjoy hot dogs, dog combing,... Continue Reading -->

New?? Butter Chicken..

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Am I the only person in town that’s noticed this ‘New Butter Chicken’ sign has been up for roughly 2-3 years?? How long is something typically considered new?... Continue Reading -->

Young Professionals Gather

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

A new group called the Young Professionals of Port Alberni is having their second meeting tonight. The meeting will be held at Passtimes Sports Bar and Grill at the Barclay at 7PM.... Continue Reading -->

Mothers of Change Maternity Meeting

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Mothers of Change for Maternity Care British Columbia is hosting its first local meeting in Port Alberni on Wednesday, July 11 at 2153 Motion Drive. There will be a potluck supper at... Continue Reading -->

Children’s event tonight

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Music, Magic and Monkeys! This magic show is a perfect evening for young families! The “Great Smartini” has a B.Ed & Masters Degree in Literacy, so not only will... Continue Reading -->

Tea on the Terrace

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Have tea in the garden today at Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni BC. Come out and enjoy the musical talents of Hank Mallon while enjoying high tea, and the beautiful gardens of... Continue Reading -->

Alberni Outpost for an Adventure this summer!

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

AlberniOutpost Sproat Lake Rental Location is in full swing! Hobies, Rec boats, and Stand Up Paddleboards! Drop in for the day or stay for the weekend! Urban Paddle, History... Continue Reading -->

Shane Philip: Life.Love.Music. comes tomorrow!

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Shane Philip is a one-man force on stage. His feet wildly work his drum kit while he plays guitar, aslatua, djembes and, of course, his didgeridoos Friday July 13th Doors open... Continue Reading -->

Boston Pizza Car Show Friday Night

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Come down to Boston Pizza Port Alberni tomorrow night (Friday) to view the classic cars. Cars start to arrive at 5PM and are there until around 8PM. Enjoy a meal on the patio and... Continue Reading -->

Don’t forget about Dog Days in the Park this weekend

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Please join Remax Mid Island Realty for Dog Days in the Park. A fundraiser for the local SPCA. July 15th from 1-4 at Blair Park Port Alberni, come out and enjoy hot dogs, dog combing,... Continue Reading -->

Craft fair tomorrow

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Craft Market at Harbour Quay, Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue Reading -->

Book sale is today

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Book sale, one day only at the Port Alberni public library, 4255 Wallace Street Port Alberni on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The earlier the better – all stock will be out... Continue Reading -->

Fundraiser Garage Sale

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Estate fundraiser garage sale for Lenard LaPointe on Saturday, July 14 beginning at 9 a.m. At 4024 Sixth Avenue. Everything must go from appliances to vacuum cleaners and dozens... Continue Reading -->

Centennial Art Exhibit

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

“Centennial Inspirations” is an art exhibit made up of art from 24 local artists and inspired by Port Alberni’s centennial, heritage, and culture. Explore a... Continue Reading -->

Outdoor movie this week

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Coastal Communities Sunset Cinema Series 2012 outdoor movie night, July 21 at Bob Dailey Stadium at dusk in Port Alberni, BC. Continue Reading -->

One Act Shows at the Capital

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

This week at the Capital Theatre come out for 4 One Act Shows for the price of one! Portal Players Dramatic Society presents Fawlty Towers, Fourteen, Legend, and Chekhov the Bear. Each... Continue Reading -->

Bread of Life needs 6 volunteers to be open Saturdays

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

At the Bread of Life’s last meeting they were discussing the possibility of being open Saturdays, and whether or not there was a need for it. The Bread of Life is currently... Continue Reading -->

New Restaurant coming to the Harbour Quay finally!

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

This September, the Starboard Grill will open at the Harbour Quay, in the old Water’s Edge space. I don’t know about everyone else in this town, but I’ve been... Continue Reading -->

Free classes at Literacy Alberni

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Literacy Alberni Society has a new summer program. Starting next Tuesday, the society will offer a free six-week cooking class for seniors. The class will teach participants... Continue Reading -->

Coffee with the Mayor

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Interested in sharing your thoughts and ideas with the Mayor? This is a great time to do that. Come down to City Hall at 3pm today, Thursday July 19th, to ask questions and share suggestions... Continue Reading -->

New Breakwater opens Saturday

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

The Fishermen’s Harbour breakwater should open on Saturday, according to the Port Alberni Port Authority. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the public should be able... Continue Reading -->

New Breakwater opens tomorrow

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Port Alberni’s newest attraction, the new breakwater at the Harbour Quay, is set to open tomorrow. This is a photo of what it looks like. Over 130 metres long, the breakwater... Continue Reading -->

Contact

I'm looking forward to connecting. Due to being in and out of meetings both for council and business, email is typically the best way to get in touch with me. If you prefer to call, that's fine as well, it just may take me slightly longer to get back to you. Texting is also welcomed.
  • TMG - The Mortgage Group Canada Inc.
    3610 Estevan Drive, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 5R2
  • Cell: 250.730.0239
  • Fax: 1.877.474.5346
  • Email: sharie@mortgagegrp.com
  • RE/MAX Mid-Island Realty
    4213 Princess Road, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 5R2
  • Phone: 250.723.5666

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