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Thursday, January 18th

"Marine Search and Rescue: Adventures of the Volunteers"

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Education, Free

Past Leader Ian Arklie and current Leader Don Simpson of Station #39 (Port Alberni), Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, will speak abut the history of the local volunteer arm of the Coast Guard and share stories of its work on the Alberni Inlet. The evening will be hosted by the Port Alberni...

Friday, January 19th

Casino Royale Fundraiser

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment

The PAC of the local Francophone school is putting on this fundraiser for grade 6 & 7's to travel to Quebec City. Your minimum donation of $10 for a ticket includes entry and play money. Come and play Black Jack, Bingo, Horse races and more. Play for prizes. You can participate in a silent...

Sunday, January 21st

Family Literacy Week

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free

January 21-27 is Family Literacy Week. The week is set aside to bring awareness to families that learning can happen in all different ways, settings, and levels. Take the time to celebrate learning with your family by having a game night, story time, visit your local libraries or rec centers to see...

Never Ever Days

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 11:00am | Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Sports

Never Ever Days is the ultimate ADULT beginners’ package for anyone who’s ever considered trying skiing or snowboarding, providing everything you need equipment rental, lift ticket, and a lesson for just $25. All Never Ever Day bookings are to be made at http://www.nevereverdays.com/ Adults only...

Thursday, January 25th

Robbie Burns Day

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Major Events, Seniors

The annual celebratory tribute to the life, works, and spirit of the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns (1759-1796). Celebrated on, or about, the Bard's birthday, Jan. 25th, Burns Suppers range from formal gatherings to uproariously informal rave-ups of drunkards. Most fall in some sort of time...

Friday, January 26th

Art Battle: Round One

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music

12 Artists, 3 Rounds and 1 winner. Live competitive painting. New to Comox Valley. A high paced event that turns the painter into a warrior completing a piece of art in just 20 minutes, while you "the audience", is the judge. The winning painter earns a cash prize and a spot at the Art Battle...

Saturday, January 27th

Family Literacy Day

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Please check local libraries, recreation centers, museums, theatres, etc. for activities...

Sunday, January 28th

Vets Ski Week

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Health & Fitness

VISAS hosts Canadian Armed Forces ill and injured members rehabilitation process by introducing or re-introducing them to on-snow activities. Members come from across Canada under the sponsorship of the CAF Soldier On Program. For more info contact http://www.visasweb.ca/contact-us.php  

Alberni Valley Green Party group

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 3:00pm | Business, Community, Environment, Free, Talks & Workshops

The Green Party group of Port Alberni invites you to join people who share concerns about cooperative government, a healthy economy, strong communities and climate action. We meet monthly to explore the Green Party’s vision, general discussion, and to find ways to help in our community.

Monday, January 29th

Vets Ski Week

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Health & Fitness

VISAS hosts Canadian Armed Forces ill and injured members rehabilitation process by introducing or re-introducing them to on-snow activities. Members come from across Canada under the sponsorship of the CAF Soldier On Program. For more info contact http://www.visasweb.ca/contact-us.php  

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