Monday Sept 19 – National Day of Mourning: facility closures, course cancellations and what’s still running

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The City of Port Alberni will be observing the National Day of Mourning on Monday, September 19, to mark the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The following facilities will be closed on Monday: Aquatic Centre & Fitness Studio – facility closed, all sessions cancelled Glenwood Centre – facility closed The Multiplex will be […]

New Exhibit Starting October 2022! 🍄

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Coming October 2022! BC’s Marvellous Mushrooms This fun travelling exhibition, created by the Royal BC Museum, explores the science and practical uses of mushrooms today, highlighting some of the most fascinating of the 3,400 known species in the province. BC’s Marvellous Mushrooms encourages visitors to learn more about BC mushrooms and their versality. It introduces […]

2022 Fall Leisure Guide is available to view online!

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The 2022 Fall Leisure Guide is available to view online! Please click here to view. Featuring: New Lifesaving Society Learn to Swim programs… more days/times to choose from (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays) Additional Lanes & Leisure as well as Public Swim sessions have been added Start your Lifesaver and Lifeguard Training today with our […]

Saturdays at the Museum

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Saturdays are back!  Starting on May 28, the Alberni Valley Museum will once again be open on Saturdays.  Come check out our fabulous new exhibit “Emergence: New works, new beginnings”.  This art show & sale features new works by over 50 artists from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The Alberni Valley Museum is located […]

Support the Museum, adopt an artefact!

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Adopting an artefact at the Alberni Valley Museum is a fun and easy way to show your appreciation of Port Alberni’s history, cultural heritage, connect with your favourite object, and support the Museum! Your tax-deductible contribution will help us preserve our collection, while also helping to support other Museum activities including exhibits, programs and school […]