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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...

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...

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...

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...

Thursday, February 8th

STARFLEET Alberni Deep Space Port monthly meeting

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Education, Entertainment, Free

STARFLEET Alberni Deep Space Port is the Alberni Valley's own Star Trek fan association -- welcome aboard. Meetings second Thursday of the month. First month free! 21st century attire is fine - come as a hologram of yourself. Shore Leaves & Away Missions between meetings. Shore Leaves are...

Friday, February 16th

2018 Chinese Lunar New Year "Year of the Dog"

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:00am | Community, Education, Major Events

2018 is the Year of The Dog (狗) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Dog is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol 戌. The character 狗 refers to the actual animal while 戌 refers to the zodiac animal.

Whole Canada by David Gray

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Education, Environment, Talks & Workshops

Canada has changed – grown larger – since Confederation. Indeed, its maritime areas continue to be enlarged. Prior to World War 2, a State’s maritime jurisdiction stopped at 3 nautical miles from the coast, but since then jurisdiction has expanded – sometimes as far as 350 nautical miles, or even...