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Micro-Brewery Tour Henderson House Music Museum

Photo credit: Graham Flack, Global BC

Photo credit:Joyce Furness

Photo Credit: Linda Cross

Photo Credit: Bill Lawson

View from the ferry on the way to Saltery Bay

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Annual Events by Month or Event

Introduction

A Taste of Art (Spring) Arts Alive in the Park (Aug) Blackberry Festival (Aug) Business Awards (Feb) Carols by Candlelight Men’s Choir
PR Chorus Concert Cinematheque (Jan & Sept) Community Band Concert (May) Edible Garden Tour (Aug) Fall Fair (Sept) Film Festival (Feb) Hospice Hike (May) Kathaumixw Choirs (Jul) Logger Sports (Jul) Marathon Shuffle (Apr) National Film Day (Apr) Parkinson SuperWalk (Sept) Paws for a Cause  (Sept) Performing Arts Festival (Feb) PRISMA Concerts (June) Salmon Gala Dinner (Oct) Sea Fair Parade (Jul) Seedy Saturday (Mar) Shellfish Festival (May) Studio Tour (Aug) Sunshine Music Festival (Aug) Terry Fox Run (Sept) Townsite Heritage Week (Feb) Trash Bash (Apr)
Christmas Cheer Committee

Churches & Places of Worship

The people in Powell River and Texada Island, as well as Lund, are fortunate to have a selection of where they can practice their faith of choice. The churches, overall, are an integral part of the community providing food, meals and clothing for the less advantaged as well as three community gardens.

The History of Two Churches in Townsite

Built in 1913, St. John's Church was the result of Powell River residents pooling their resources to build a place of worship.  In 1916 the Catholic community pooled their resources to build St. Joseph's.

Even though the Powell River Company had a policy of keeping itself removed from the community's religious activities they contributed to the completion of both churches. Read more about these churches and other historic buildings at PR Townsite.