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Pender Harbour-Egmont Highlights: Spindrift Street performs at the Legion

Also, Van Django returns to the School of Music
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Coffee House tonight, Friday, Feb. 16 is a rescheduled event with the same outstanding performers: Katrina Bishop and Marketplace featuring Chris and Solomon Hergesheimer. Doors open at 7 p.m. Music at 7:30 p.m. at the School of Music. Suggested minimum donation $10 at the door. Desserts, tea, and coffee available. 

Sunday, February 18, the Legion presents an afternoon of fantastic music with Spindrift Street featuring Randy Shepherd, Garth Oliver Bowen and Charlie Veaudry. This trio is a wonderful collaboration of three super talented musicians with great voices. From 2 to 5 p.m. $10 at the door. 

The Pender Harbour Wildlife Society is pleased to host a presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 20, with Bill Henwood of the Loon Foundation. Bill spent most of his professional career with and will focus on Parks Canada establishing new national parks and national marine conservation areas, including Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Currently, he is engaged in local protected areas and land use issues on the Sunshine Coast and challenges of protecting nature in the modern world. The presentation will be at the Pender Harbour Secondary School in the Food Room. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. before the presentation at 7 p.m. Refreshments and raffle to follow and all are welcome to attend. For more information, email: [email protected]

Van Django returns to the stage of the School of Music Sunday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. The “Gypsy Jazz” of the pre-Second World War quintet of Le Hot Club of Paris remains one of the favourite genres for jazz fans. One of our most popular concert artists, Van Django, is at the top of their class in this style and delightfully entertaining to say the least. Don’t miss this phenomenal string ensemble made up of four of Canada’s most talented and eclectic musicians. Tickets at the Pender Harbour Music Society, website $30. 

Time to gather all your documents and get ready to submit them for your 2023 Income Tax filing. Residents once again have the benefit of the Volunteer Income Tax Program – March 1 to April 30, Volunteers are trained to assist you with your income tax preparation. It’s a free service for eligible clients. Three options are available: walk-in tax clinics, drop off / pick up and by appointment, phone Harry at 604-741-5132. 

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