Check out this week’s North Island Gazette’s Hot Spots to find out what is going on around the North Island.
- Port Hardy Museum open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily; Ned Frigon, Fur Trade exhibit open until Sept. 30.
- Toastmasters at the North Island College every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
- Meat draws every Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Port Hardy Royal Canadian Legion. Contact Don at 250-949-5103 for more information.
- North Island Cancer Support Group meets every third Thursday of the month at the Hardy Bay Senior Citizen’s Centre from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact Tracy Smyth at 250-902-0670 for more information.
- Free Aikido classes for ladies at Rain Coast Martial Arts for the month of September. Drop by Raincoast Martial Arts Tuesdays or Thursdays at 6:45 pm to try out the adult classes.
- A rocking night for the kids! Crash Palace Cowboys at the Kwali’las Hotel Nax’id Bar. Doors open at 6 pm music at 8 pm. All proceeds go to Tour de Rock. Tickets available at the North Island Gazette.
- There will be a community clean up in Carrot Park from 12-3 pm.
- 101 Squadron will be holding its last major dedication ceremony on the 23 September at 2:30 pm Stn Coal Harbour.
- Quatse Hatchery World Rivers Day! Egg take demos, salmon crafts, hatchery tours, traditional salmon bbq, live music, info booths, and hot dogs by donation! From 10 am – 3 pm.
- Tour de Rock leaves from Port Hardy!
- 101 Squadron will be holding their Battle of Britain ceremony at the Port Hardy/First Nations Cenotaph at 10:00 am
- North Island Farmers and Artisans Market at the Port McNeill Harbour Office Waterfront. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please contact Neva Perrott at 250-902-8295 or email@example.com for more information. Come check out the locally made or grown goodies offered by your favourite vendors!
- North Island Community Choir first rehearsal at the A-Frame Bookstore from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. For more information contact Marcia O’Neil 250-230-4398 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tour de Rock rides into Port McNeill!
- Community Market every Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
- Port Alice Health Centre presents a brand new “Diet, Exercise, and Wellness Group” beginning September 7th. Weekly health topics with a focus on small, attainable health goals from week to week.
- Tour de Rock riders arrive in Port Alice!
- Diamond Forever a Neil Diamond tribute at the Port Alice Royal Canadian Legion. Tickets are $25 dollars and doors open at 6:00 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm.
- 39th Annual Terry Fox Run in Woss. Registration Beginning at 10:00 am at the Woss recreation hall.
- The ABAS is proud to host the solo showing of a beautiful collection of Yvonne Maximchuk’s work. Please visit us between September 7-24th, 2017 to see the full scope of this amazing artist.
- Artloft call for art: “Somethings Fishy” ART DUE: Sun Sep 24 2-3:00pm. Open to interpretation. Try something new, take risks, get creative! Accepted work includes: painting/drawing/collage/photography/poetry/sculpture, etc. NO LATE ARTWORK ACCEPTED INTO SHOW. Please try to be on time, or make other arrangements if drop off time doesn’t work for you. *Participants must be Society members – $10/yr., 25% commission kept on sales.
Vancouver Island Regional Library September Events:
- ·Homework Help for kids. Come and find out how we can help your school years. 6:30-7:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept, 12, 14, 26 and 28 at the Sointula Public Library. Ages 10 – 17 years.
- ·Post It Art Show! Create artwork for our Post It Art Show at the Woss Public Library. Create and Post from September 1 – 30, then join in on the voting from Oct 1 – 14. The People’s Choice Post It will be announced Oct. 16. Prizes for adults and children. Materials provided.
- Post It Art Show! Create artwork for our Post It Art Show at the Port McNeill Library, September 18 – 30th. Materials provided.
- Stuffie Sleepover for Kids at the Port Hardy Public Library! Drop in with your Stuffy for a storytime and craft, then leave your Stuffy overnight at the Library. Come back later in the week to see what mischief they’ve been up to! Thurs., Sept. 21 from 5 – 6 pm.