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Madeira Market comes to a close for the season

Madeira Market, hosted by the Pender Harbour Community Club on Saturdays in the Gardens rain or shine, started April 3 and now has come to a close for the season. The tag – “Come visit! Come shop!” – worked.
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Madeira Market, hosted by the Pender Harbour Community Club on Saturdays in the Gardens rain or shine, started April 3 and now has come to a close for the season. The tag – “Come visit! Come shop!” – worked. The market became a weekly social. The wonderful folks whose faces we had not seen for so long, came. We had the best conversations, and hugs (when allowed); real feelings flowed amongst real people. Stellar vendors Judy and Rob came every Saturday from Langdale offering their enormous support for the market (and moi). Wendy baked her delicious delights throughout the hellish heat wave and Rachel had new rockin’ masterpieces each week. Musical performances from Geri, Rick, Matt, Tim and Suzanne were the highlights of the day prompting singalongs and happy dancing. Huge heartfelt thanks to all for an incredibly special season.

Flair on The Coast has reopened. Their next meeting is this Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to noon at the Rockwood Centre in Sechelt. Please note the meeting will be held on the ground floor on the opposite side of the building to the previous location. At this meeting Dana Brynelsen, reader of stories, will be part of their open forum. If you are receiving cancer treatment, have been through cancer or are a caregiver in the Pender Harbour/Egmont area, you are invited to these informative meetings where help with any cosmetic concerns, loan of wigs and your spiritual well-being is offered. For more information, please call Jean at 604-883-0660 or email flairinpender@gmail.com You are not alone!

This is the last month for live music at The Clubhouse so do not miss out. Enjoy the award-winning hospitality, fine food, service and vistas. We did last Sunday and had a fantastic time with our Pender Harbour Blues Society volunteers. This Sunday, Oct. 10, the Peter Van Trio is back for an afternoon of wonderful music 2 to 5 p.m. Cover $5.

“The Haul for Paul,” a community dump truck parade to honour the life and work of Paul Gaudet, will be held Saturday, Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. starting from the PetroCan in Garden Bay on to Madeira Park and then Francis Peninsula.

Saturday, Nov. 13 is the new date for the PHCC Christmas Faire. Table $25. Performers invited. Bring your talent and tip jar. To book please call 604-989-0851.

Have you visited the Egmont Thrift Shop? Time you did as there is a fabulous selection of Halloween costumes for you to choose from.

Contact me with your news anytime at dilysanne@hotmail.com for the Friday edition of the Coast Reporter.