Events Calendar

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Please note that for virtual programs with limited registration, priority will be given to residents of the City of Powell River, qathet Regional District and Tla’amin Nation.

We are also creating videos through our Youtube Channel to inform and inspire at any time!

Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 7:01 am
There are two categories for photographers 18+ and photographers under 18. The submission deadline is June 9, 2021 – For prizes and competition rules : https://prpl.ca/files/2021/04/2021-Powell-River-Photo-Competition-Guidelines.pdf
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtual
Renowned writer Howard White will read from his latest book, a celebration of all the small town charms and natural beauty of living on the Sunshine Coast. To register for this virtual presentation, email Mark
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Virtual
Acclaimed author Jen Sookfong Lee will discuss the initial ideas for a selection of her titles, and talk about how the idea became a work-in-progress and then a finished book, with readings throughout. To Register
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtual
Historian Catherine Marie Gilbert presents a pictorial talk about the history of beautiful Strathcona Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. To register for this virtual event, email Mark for the weblink: mmerlino@prpl.ca
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Zoom
Taboo, Tea and Treats – A Free Evening to Discuss the Taboo Subject of Death organized by End of Life Doula Heather MacLeod. Join us on the third Tuesday each month with your favourite tea
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtual
Michael Christie will be reading from and discussing his bestselling novel Greenwood, an intergenerational saga that centres on one Canadian family and their deep linkage with trees. The novel was longlisted for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jun 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtual
Learn how to draw in the ancient art of mandala using items found at home with artist Kathleen Kinasewich.  For more information or to register for this virtual event, email Mark for the weblink: mmerlino@prpl.ca
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Zoom
Taboo, Tea and Treats – A Free Evening to Discuss the Taboo Subject of Death organized by End of Life Doula Heather MacLeod. Join us on the third Tuesday each month with your favourite tea
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jul 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Zoom
Taboo, Tea and Treats – A Free Evening to Discuss the Taboo Subject of Death organized by End of Life Doula Heather MacLeod. Join us on the third Tuesday each month with your favourite tea
Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Zoom
Taboo, Tea and Treats – A Free Evening to Discuss the Taboo Subject of Death organized by End of Life Doula Heather MacLeod. Join us on the third Tuesday each month with your favourite tea
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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