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August 2017

Bathtub Races

August 5 - August 6
Willingdon Beach, 4845 Marine Ave
Powell River, BC Canada
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Join the festivities at Willingdon Beach for Powell River's annual Bathtub Races! May the bet tub win!

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Dinghy Concert in Prideaux Haven

August 5 @ 3:00 pm

This event has been growing in popularity and 2017 marks the 5th consecutive year. Prideaux Haven, or also commonly referred to as the “downtown” of Desolation Sound is not a huge anchorage. Heading up early to secure anchorage in and around Prideaux Haven would be advised, or anchoring a little further away and heading over in a tender is also a great option.

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Beach Bumming Savary Island

August 6 @ 9:00 am
South Beach, South Beach
Savary Island, BC Canada
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All beach bummers are welcome! If you're not familiar with Savary Island, on a hot August day when the tide goes up the water is bath tub warm. We go to the big south beach. But feel really free to explore around. Some will water taxi there, others will paddle, others will teleport! The swimming is optional. Feel free to just sunbath, or enjoy the shade, or nap to the sound of waves, or explore the island. Free event. With…

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The Edible Garden Tour

August 6 @ 10:00 am
Townsite, Powell River, BC Canada + Google Map

Powell River's 9th annual Edible Garden Tour has arrived! The Edible Garden Tour is a highly anticipated annual event put on by the One Straw Society in collaboration with local farms, to showcase the vibrant community of local food producers of the Sunshine Coast! The day includes several tours of different farms in which the farmers can educate and entertain the public in what they're doing and offer other treats, including live music and a pop-up cafe! Transportation between venues…

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A Midsummer Night’s Feast

August 7 @ 4:30 pm
Powell River Farmers’ Market, 4365 McLeod Road
Powell River, BC Canada
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Join us and all your favourite food vendors for a night of food, feasting, more food and fun! The train will be running and we'll have the Award winning Take 5 Jazz Ensemble playing along with a selection of our weekend vendors! A special birdhouse silent auction will be held raising funds for low income seniors in town to allow them to shop at the Farmers' Market with Nutrition Coupons through the BC Associaition of Farmers' Markets. Bring the whole…

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Festival of the Rolling Arts

August 11 - August 13
Wilson Creek, 4384 Parkway Drive
Sechelt, British Columbia Canada
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The Coaster's Car Club hosts the Annual Sleepy Hollow Rod Run and Show 'N Shine which showcases all the love that has gone into the preservation and restoration of these incredible vehicles. Classic cars, hot rods and specialty vehicles line the streets filling the air with nostalgia. For more info, check out coasterscarclub.com.

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Sunshine Coast Instameet

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
gibsons visitor centre, 417 Marine Dr
Gibsons, BC Canada
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In recent years, a growing photography community on the Sunshine Coast has emerged. This is due largely to Instagram. With Instagram, people have been able to find other like-minded individuals around them that they may have never discovered otherwise. As these relationships add up over social media, it becomes a community. To celebrate this photography community, Sunshine Coast Tourism is holding an Instameet on Saturday, August 12th from 1:00PM at Gibsons Landing. Meet at the Gibsons Visitor Centre at 1…

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Cranberry 75th Anniversary Celebration

August 13 @ 10:00 am
Cranberry Community Hall, 6828 Cranberry Street
Powell River, BC Canada
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Join events at the Cranberry Hall, Lindsay Park and other Cranberry locations to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the incorporation of The Village of Cranberry Lake and Canada's 150. Contact info@cranhall.org or pbuckna@telus.net For more information, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1529641880441251

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Powell River PRIDE Presents: Grease The Full Experience

August 13 @ 3:00 pm
The Patricia Theatre, 5848 Ash Avenue
Powell River, BC Canada
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Join this all-ages event!! PRIZES for best team, best female & best male! Plus, we encourge SINGING ALONG! Get your tickets at: -The Old Courthouse Inn -Townsite Brewing -Powell River Peak -Capone's -McKinney's Pub For more information, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/153210771899434/

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PR Public Library Presents Radio 101

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
School of Music, 12956 Madeira Park Road
Madeira Park, BC V0N2H0 Canada
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Radio 101 will teach the basics of radio and sound including the concepts around radio, the technology needed to make a radio documentary, how to build a story for radio, collecting audio, and editing. Local journalist Carrie Swiggum will be joining teen services coordinator, Megan Cole, for this four-day camp that will take teens from story development to having a piece ready to air. This program is for ages 12+ Registration is required. Bring a lunch. To register or for…

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