Harbour Highlights: Curl up with a good book

Thanks to all the hosts and participants in the great Literacy Week in the Harbour and Egmont. What treasures the spoken and written word can be and so worth celebrating. Hope you completed your souvenir Literacy bracelet. 

The Pender Harbour Reading Centre, serving Pender Harbour for over 50 years, offers three ways of borrowing books. You can borrow from their own collection, you can order books from the Sechelt Library and have them delivered and returned to our reading centre, and you can request a book via Inter-Library Loan (ILL) from another library in B.C. provided the book is at least two years old. 

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The Book Nook in Egmont has a great selection of books and additional activities, guitar lessons and storytime. Drop by for all the latest offerings. 

Thursday, Jan. 31 Harbourside Friendship invites everyone to enjoy a musical morning with special guests Joan Disney and Ted Woodard. Doors at the Hall open at 10:30 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. Drop in $10. 

Hold on to your hats! Fred Penner is coming to town Sunday, Feb. 3 for two shows, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the School of Music. Come sing along to songs that delight all ages. 

Sunday, Feb. 3 is also Super Bowl Day and the Legion is going to have a great party with all sorts of fun and games and eats. Drop in – it will be a win-win time! 

On Monday, Feb. 4, the Pender Harbour Advisory Council, which has been looking out for residents of Pender Harbour on issues such as roads, trash and derelict boats since 2013, will ask the membership to change its name to the Pender Harbour and Area Residents Association (PHARA). The meeting to change the name will be held at the Grasshopper Pub on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. 

Following a brief special meeting to conduct this business, Association president Alan Stewart will lead participants in a conversation to discuss the focus and direction of the Association to help directors prioritize issues of broad public concern to Pender Harbour and Area residents. For more, see www.penderharbouradvisorycouncil.com

Contact me with your news before noon Mondays for the Friday edition of Coast Reporter at dilysanne@hotmail.com It’s a great way to share!

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