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Harbour-Egmont Highlights: Celebrating mothers this weekend

Also, learn all about bats at walk and talk May 18
Pender Harbour

Happy Mothers Day! The weekend has a great line up of enjoyments for everyone, including that special member of the family, Mom. 

The Pender Harbour Choir will be presenting their “Songs of Spring” concert tonight,  May 12, 7 p.m. at the School of Music and May 13 at 7 p.m. in Sechelt at the Botanical Gardens. Tickets available at EarthFair, from choir members and at the door. 

The Reading Centre Books and Blooms Six Gardens Tour, a fundraiser for the library happens tomorrow, Saturday, May 13. Tickets at EarthFair store. Call EarthFair to reserve tickets for both events at 604-883-9006. 

FLAIR on the Coast, tomorrow, May 13, 10 a.m. to noon at the Rockwood Centre in Sechelt welcomes speaker Keryll Harwood, Spiritualist Medium. This Cancer Support Group welcomes those receiving cancer treatment, have been through it or a caregiver in the Pender Harbour/Egmont area to join them. For more information, please call Jean at 603-883-0660 or email [email protected].  

Have you ever wondered about bats? For a second year in a row, the S.C. Wildlife Project is offering free, hour-long, family-friendly Bat Walks and Talks. Join local scientists to get to know the bat species of the Sunshine Coast. Saturday, May 13 at 8:30 p.m. meet at Tyner Park trailhead opposite the Health Centre. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight, and a fold-up chair if sitting would be most comfortable for you. In case of rain or wind, walks may be rescheduled. Pre-register at [email protected]

Special Mother’s Day Brunch at the Legion  11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Sunday, May 14 will feature delicious Shrimp Benny. Put May 27 on your calendars folks, BLUE WESTERN will return for a great evening of music. Music and dinner ticket is $35. Thank you from the Legion to all who donated to their very successful garage sale. 

Harbourside Friendships May 18, welcomes speaker Linda Cordell to talk about finance. Drop in at 10:30 a.m. at the Hall. Lunch served at noon for $10. 

The Pender Harbour Women’s Connection is concluding the spring sessions May 23. They are pleased to present a well-known figure of our community, guest speaker Dr. Jackie Ordronneau, DVM. As well as being a dedicated veterinarian, she volunteers with many community organizations and is the president of the Pender Harbour Health Centre. Jackie was the co-creator and is an active director of April Tools. She will talk about her background and what led her from the sands of California to the shores of Pender Harbour. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. at The School of Music. Presentation begins at 10 a.m. Drop-in fee is $4.  

Pender Harbour 78th May Day, Saturday May 20, with its Western theme is beyond my description, so please visit their website and/or pickup a copy of the Harbour Spiel. Those wanting to take part in the parade must register and you can do so at Harbour Insurance. 

Sunday, May 21, the now famous duo Blue Moon Marquee, recently returning from New Orleans and an Australian tour, will perform at our School of Music at 2 p.m. Presented by the Pender Harbour Music Society, this is an unbelievable live music opportunity not to be missed. I am still on cloud nine from the amazing Small Glories concert last Sunday. Wow! Tickets (if any are left) at the Pender Harbour Music Society website. 

Then, a huge event: three days of world-class live music at the Pender Harbour Blues Festival June 2,3 and 4. The line up of performers is breathtaking! Visit the  Pender Harbour Blues Society’s Facebook page, for all the details of the performances and to purchase your tickets, now!  

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