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May 2020

Powell River Farmers Market

May 2, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until October 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 28, 2020

Powell River Farmer’s Market, 4365 McLeod Rd.
Powell River, British Columbia Canada
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We're getting ready to open tomorrow. If you feel like it's safe for you to join us, please do. We'll have plant starts, produce, eggs, frozen meat and baking. Here is the vendor list for the weekend, yes it's a lot smaller than you're used to but that allows us to space everyone out and be safe. Come and support your local farmers and bakers. Saturday: Amber Sandhals Barndance Farm Coast Berry Company DC Harvest Ellen and Gary de Casmaker…

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YRC Creative

May 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Drop In Creative Writing Program for Ages 13-18

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August 2020

Online: Preschool Storytime

August 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

Sonia Zagwyn will offer a lively fare of puppetry, finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales. Toddlers and preschoolers, parents and grandparents, come discover the energy of words and pictures. See our Youtube page for our digital storytime during the COVID-19 crisis. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPX1uMLo89xVw6Ux5h4S2FQ/playlists

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Write Together: An informal weekly writing group

August 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

Be creative and share writing with others in this weekly, informal and fun online writing group. This group is for nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Writers will receive a prompt and will write for 20 minutes followed by discussion and time to share writing. Fridays from 4-5 pm On Zoom. The Zoom link will be provided when you register. To register contact Megan Cole at cole@prpl.ca

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Fall & Winter Gardening Workshop!

August 15, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mother Nature, 7050 Duncan St
Powell River, British Columbia V8A 1V9 Canada
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$20

We know it’s hard to believe we’re talking about Fall & Winter gardening during these beautiful, hot, sunny days but now is the time to start planning for your fall & winter harvest! Join Cathy Ickringill, our Nursery Manager for an informative workshop as she shares her knowledge behind the what, where, when and how to be a successful winter gardener. We already know the why...it tastes so good! Seating is limited so be sure to register early by either…

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Gardening Q&A with Powell River Master Gardeners

August 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

The Powell River Master Gardeners are back to answer your gardening questions! Do you have questions about what you should be planting right now? Maybe you have a garden question you just can't find the answer to, well Sharon Shultz and Shirley Cole, two Powell River master gardeners are here to help! Tuesday, August 18 at 3 pm on Zoom. Email your questions in advance and Sharon and Shirley will answer them live on Zoom. They will also do plant…

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The Powell River Hospice Society Monthly drop-in for caregivers

August 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Larry Guthro Park, 4600 Manson Ave
Powell River, British Columbia V8A 3N5 Canada
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Free

The Powell River Hospice Society hosts a monthly drop-in for caregivers. Anyone caring for someone who is elderly or who has a chronic or acute illness is welcome as we share experiences and resources and take time to relax. Participation is free. No registration necessary. The August meeting will be at at Larry Gouthro Park, at the Bowness entrance. Please bring a lawn chair!

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September 2020

Getting Creative: Exploring Creative Nonfiction

September 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

Free

The Library is pleased to be able to offer this popular program online as we continue to practice physical distancing. Using Zoom along with handouts, conversation, digital resources and writing exercises writer Megan Cole will introduce writers to the world of creative nonfiction. Participants will learn about the various forms of the genre, structure, voice and writing true stories. This workshop in four parts on Thursdays on September 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 3-4 pm. Registration is required. For…

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October 2020

YRC Club Virtual Hangout

October 1, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

Free

Online Virtual Hangout for Powell River Youth Ages 9-12! Facilitated by YRC Staff To Register your youth please fill out the form at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FCSLF3M

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Blackbird Writing Virtual

October 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Free

Blackbird Creative Wellness is offered to the youth of our community by Powell River Child Youth and Family Services, and is free of charge to families. This program is designed specifically for youth to support their mental wellness, and is available through referral by a counsellor, mental health worker or teacher. For more information, please contact: csinkewicz@prcyfss.com Please register for this program by filling out the form at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XRLD58Z We are currently offering, “Blackbird Writing” a weekly Zoom Creative Writing Group…

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