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 […]
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 […]
Fall 2022 Series Movie Fans take notice! Film Fest Port Alberni is back with an exciting fall series of three films. The Alberni Valley Museum is pleased to announce the re-start of Film Fest which has not been available since the start of the pandemic. The new season kicks off with “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen A Song […]
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 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 […]
We have brought all our drop-in schedules together on one page! Now you can find all drop-in schedules, for all facilities in one spot! Please visit playinpa.ca/schedules We will be phasing out the individual pages over the next month so please update your bookmarks!
Summer is also the time for off-season work at the Multiplex! This summer, Multiplex staff have been busy on the Weyerhauser side with new lighting upgrades! Check it out! Old lighting… Getting started… Here are some close-ups of the light fixtures. They’re big! Finished lights! Looks amazing! Good job everyone!
The Quest – A virtual scavenger hunt with the Alberni Valley Museum! Go back in time!! Bring the Alberni Valley Museum to you with our Virtual Museum tool presented to you by Chris Fenton and The Fenton Team. You will be amazed at how easy this way of exploring the Museum can be! It is […]
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 […]