Tuesday, January 1, 2019

North Coast Community Notes 2019



Our items of note for the North Coast on community events, activities and other items of a newsworthy nature that don't fit into one of our specialized categories.

For items related to Municipal Government and development across the region, see our archive here.


Community Notes for the North Coast 2019



September 


September 17 -- Curling Club sets September 26h for Semi-Annual General Meeting  NCR
September 16 -- Friendship House Association to host Annual General Meeting tonight  NCR
September 16 -- Arrivals and Departures aplenty for Cow Bay Dock over weekend  NCR
September 15 -- Sunny Skies greet participants of 2019 Prince Rupert Terry Fox Run  NCR
September 14 -- Cow Bay Waterfront the place to be Saturday! As Tea Party takes place on HMCS Calgary, along with an unscheduled visit from the Cruise Ship Island Princess   NCR
September 13 -- Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Calgary, stands ready for Her Majesty's British Columbia Representative  NCR
September 13 -- Lt. Governor Janet Austin to launch tour of North Coast, Haida Gwaii and points south from Prince Rupert today  NCR
September 13 -- Countdown is on for start of CIHL season with Rampage to Open next Saturday night  NCR
September 12 -- Rupert's Runners hit the Cannery Road this Saturday  NCR
September 12 -- New Gathering Centre for youth in Prince Rupert opens with debut of Raven Youth Lounge  NCR
September 6 -- Final week for advance pledges for Terry Fox Run set for September 15th  NCR
September 6 -- Northern Health opens application period for Imagine Grants for Fall 2019  NCR
September 5 -- Speechifying Showcase to fĂȘte Nathan Cullen this Saturday at the Lester Centre  NCR

August

August 28 -- Fundraiser at Seal Cove Neighbourhood Pub helps Prince Rupert Wildlife Shelter  NCR
August 23 -- September brings new exhibit to Museum of Northern British Columbia  NCR
August 23 -- Friendship House the centre for the Fraser Street Block Party on Saturday  NCR
August 22 -- Disaster for the Lester Centre! NCR
August 19 -- CityWest showcases the 10 finalists for this years Phone Book competition  NCR
August 16 -- 130 years and counting for Port Edward's North Pacific Cannery Historical Site  NCR
August 16 -- This weekend  brings Finales for Harbour Theatre's UdderFest 2019  NCR
August 16 -- Preparations in final stages for Vic Marion Seniors Tourney NCR
August 13 -- CityWest to reveal finalists in Phone Book photo competition on August 19th  NCR
August 13 -- Coast Mountain College looks to 'unravel the mystery' of local government with September course  NCR
August 12 -- Northern Savings Credit Union making ready for Terry Fox run September 15th  NCR
August 12 -- Submissions sought from film makers, Photographers for Skeena Wild Film Festival competition NCR
August 8 -- 21st year of UdderFest just one week away at Prince Rupert's Tom Rooney Playhouse  NCR
August 8 -- NDIT approves grant funding towards Metlakatla Trail remediation project  NCR
August 8 -- Friendship House prepares the welcome back to school for 2019, with plans for a school supplies distribution this month  NCR
August 8 -- Edge of the World countdown is into the final hours for the start of the 2019 Festival on Haida Gwaii NCR
August 7 -- Destination Prince George this weekend for some time travelling back into the Eighties  NCR
August 6 -- Prince Rupert Library seeks feedback from library users  NCR
August 2 -- TriCorp to host Youth Conference August 7 & 8 at Nisga'a Hall  NCR
August 2 -- PRMBA Registration coming in September  NCR
August 2 -- Everyone back in the pool ... Earl Mah Aquatic Centre reopens August 8th  NCR
August 1 -- Inaugural Kaien Trails Blazer Run set for August 24th  NCR
August 1 -- Trading Coast Market opens for 2019  NCR
August 1 -- Last call for political chats with MP Nathan Cullen, with final Prince Rupert BBQ ahead  NCR
August 1 -- All Roads Lead to Terrace for River Boat Days 2019  NCR



July

July 26 -- Friendship House gains boost to Kitchen services through Port's Community Investment Fund  NCR
July 25 -- Harbour Theatres' 2019 edition of Udder Fest to launch with reception  NCR
July 24 -- Lester Centre's new season of performances to launch October 7th  NCR
July 24 -- Council hears of Library's changing purpose and expanding service to community as part of presentation  NCR
July 16 -- Prince Rupert golfers may want to take the long drive ... to Smithers, for the annual Celebrity Golf Tournament  NCR
July 15 -- Planning continues for Summer's Wrap up in the Bulkley Valley  NCR
July 15 -- MLA Rice brings Award of Recognition for Gunther and Nancy Golinia  NCR
July 12 -- Final Day for Trading Coast spots for 2019 summer marketplace NCR
July 12 -- Kaien Trails ready to explore next leg of trail network next weekend  NCR
July 12 -- Prince Rupert Aboriginal Community Services Society settles in to new Ocean Centre offices  NCR
July 12 -- Fire Fighters Scramble one week away  NCR
July 12 -- Final Day for Trading Coast spots for 2019 summer marketplace  NCR
July 11 -- It's Slurpee Day in Canada!  NCR
July 11 -- CityWest now accepting photos for 2020 Phone book cover  NCR
July 11 -- Annual Report highlights how planning for the future is the focus for the Prince Rupert Library  NCR
July 10 -- Prince Rupert Library's summer programs underway  NCR
July10 -- Northern Health Survey seeks feedback on Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance use challenges  NCR
July 9 -- Prince Rupert Garden Club preparing for Annual Tea and Garden Tour  NCR
July 5 -- Regional District supports Metlakatla and Gitga'at in funding applications, adds territorial recognition to future sessions  NCR
July 4 -- Cedar Village Housing Society issues call for Board Members  NCR
July 3 -- Museum of Northern British Columbia hosts Haida Gwaii expressions until late July  NCR
July 2 -- Port of Prince Rupert helps put the play into Port Edward Playground  NCR
July 2 -- Unleash the Kraken ... Argosy Mural unveiled prior to Canada Day weekend NCR
July 1 -- Prince Rupert gets its part on in Celebration of Canada's 152nd  NCR

June

June 28 -- Celebrate Canada's 152nd Birthday Monday at Prince Rupert's Pacific Mariner's Park NCR
June 28 -- Recreation Centre Open House showcases all the city has to offer NCR
June 28 -- Final days to take advantage of Northern Savings Bursary opportunity NCR
June 28 -- Thirty years on ... Goalgetters soccer camp continues to develop skills for Prince Rupert youth  NCR
June 28 -- Nathan Cullen's Summer of Farewells  NCR
June 27 -- Summer Vacation will start with a Summer Basketball Camp   NCR
June 24 -- City to honour two residents as part of Canada Day 2019   NCR
June 21 -- National Indigenous Day Kicks off on Prince Rupert Waterfront  NCR
June 21 -- Paint the town project underway at Argosy in Prince Rupert; with more projects announced for the summer  NCR
June 19 -- Royal British Columbia Museum seeks your counsel on modernization plans  NCR
June 19 -- Prince Rupert Library celebrates National Indigenous History Month with a varied reading list  NCR
June 17 -- Kootenay/McKay Dog Park reopens, following repairs to fencing  NCR
June 13 -- Jurassic Park Prince Rupert -- The Sequel -- Roar with the Raptors tonight at 6 at the Arena  NCR
June 13 -- Lester Centre of the Arts AGM set for Sunday at 2 PM  NCR
June 12 -- SD52 to host "Surplus Sale' this Saturday  NCR
June 11 -- Arts Council to host Annual General Meeting June 18th  NCR
June 11 -- Ridley Terminals, Port of Prince Rupert prepare for Annual Report season next week  NCR
June 6 -- Down Days ahead for the Prince Rupert Dog Walk  NCR
June 6 -- Showcase for Sports among the highlights for Seafest Weekend  NCR
June 6 -- Sunday brings the Finale to Three days of Fun in Prince Rupert  NCR
June 6 -- Seafest Saturday when Second Avenue becomes a Five Block Party  NCR
June 6 -- A Friday opening for Prince Rupert's 41t Annual Seafest  NCR
June 6 -- Seafest Archive 2019  NCR
June 6 -- On the Beaches of Normandy, June 6th would forever be remembered for sacrifice and duty  NCR
June 5 -- Northern Health offers support for Complete Streets for Prince Rupert  NCR


May

May 24 -- Jail or Bail ... only you can decide! CIBC hosts Relay for Life Fundraiser  NCR
May 24 -- Opportunity to learn more about the Special Olympics program in Prince Rupert comes in June  NCR
May 24 -- Rebirth of the murals channels a bit more Chemainus for Prince Rupert  NCR
May 24 -- Northwest Fire Centre adds to prohibitions as weekend arrives  NCR
May 23 -- Metlakatla Wilderness Trail to remain closed for 2019  NCR
May 21 -- Art to take to the outside wall at Conrad Elementary  NCR
May 21 -- It's a lofty quest for volunteers for Seafest, thanks to Ocean Pacific Air  NCR
May 21 -- Prince Rupert's Cruise season starts Thursday as Seven Seas mariner arrives  NCR
May 20 -- Seafest Seniors Tea Planning underway  NCR
May 20 -- Latest Gitga'at Treaty information sessions set for next week in two locations  NCR
May 17 -- Transition Prince Rupert making plans to paint the town Red ... Green, Blue, Yellow and a bunch of other colours too!  NCR
May 16 -- On your mark, Get Set, Go ... find a campsite! NCR
May 15 -- Northern Health's immunization 'catch-up' program includes clinic at Prince Rupert Middle School  NCR
May 15 -- Youth the priority for new Recreation policy on facility and field use  NCR
May 15 -- Council appoints members to Community Society Boards  NCR
May 14 -- Prince Rupert RCMP and partners to host Safe Boating Day at Rushbrook  NCR
May 14 -- City seeks applicants for Victims Services position with Prince Rupert RCMP detachment  NCR
May 13 -- City of Prince Rupert/Northern Health seek volunteers for home water quality testing  NCR
May 11 -- Bushwacker Dinner and Dance tonight to help fund Kaien Trails work in the region  NCR
May 10 -- Prince Rupert Minor Basketball sets AGM for May 27th NCR
May 10 -- Exstew River recreation site will once again be closed over May Long weekend  NCR
May  9 -- Plans in place for High Ground Hike in Prince Rupert May 28th  NCR
May 8 -- Prince Rupert Library hails 2019 Poetry winners  NCR
May 7 -- North Coast Whale Festival brings range of activities for week of fun and education  NCR
May 3 -- Prince Rupert and District Hospice Society to host Celebration of Remembrance Sunday  NCR
May 3 -- Port Edward's North Pacific Historical Site Opens for new season  NCR
May 3 -- As graduation season nears, Applications now open for Coast Mountain College Convocation Awards  NCR
May 3 -- Prince Rupert's Gloria Macarenko to be recognized for her Order of Canada this month at Vancouver event  NCR
May 3 -- Prince Rupert's Smolt Festival set for Saturday  NCR
May 1 -- Ahoy Mateys! Gather yeself at Seafest 2019, June 7 to 9 in Prince Rupert  NCR

April

April 21 -- Why travelling carnivals are disappearing from small-town Canada
April 17 -- Easter Trail leads to Civic Centre on Sunday  NCR
April 17 -- From Okotoks to the Ocean ... Taylor Reidlinger Ocean Network Canada's Youth Science Ambassador is set to research the North Coast ocean  NCR
April 16 -- Sustainable Communities the theme for Tedx talk in Prince Rupert Friday  NCR
April 16 -- Giga'at to host Information sharing session on Treaty negotiations  NCR
April 15 -- Rotary is ready for the Hunt! The Easter Egg Hunt is set for Mariner's Park on Saturday  NCR
April 15 -- Full night of fun ahead for CHSS Grads as they host the Grad Variety Show this Wednesday at the Lester Centre NCR 
April 12 -- Carnival takes a pass on the Northwest, owing to staffing and transportation issues for West Coast Amusements  NCR
April 12 -- Third Avenue West to host Pop Up Active Living Fair Saturday  NCR
April 11 -- Metlakatla organizes Cemetery clean up day for April 27  NCR
April 11 -- Terrace can lay claim to a title that no one probably wants ... status on the Orkin Rat List  NCR
April 9 -- Ecotrust looks for Manager for Skeena program for 2019 and beyond  NCR
April 9 -- A salute to the work of Ground Search and Rescue workers from the Legislature  NCR
April 8 -- City of Prince Rupert seeks out Members for three societies positions  NCR
April 8 -- Tsunami Preparation Week in British Columbia underway  NCR
April 8 -- City of Prince Rupert seeks out Members for three Societies positions  NCR
April 5 -- City seeks your opinion on the downtown core  NCR
April 5 -- Pull out your rhyming dictionary and wax poetic with the Prince Rupert Library  NCR
April 3 -- BC Ferries Commissioner seeks public input on proposed Ferry fare increases for 2020-2024 NCR
April 3 -- Prince Rupert Youth Soccer to offer coaches clinics in early April  NCR
April 3 -- Community meeting set for Information session on plans for old Neptune Inn site  NCR
April 2 -- Prince Rupert's Nancy and Gunther Golinia to be honoured by Province at May event  NCR
April 1 -- Earth Hour comes and goes and we'll never really know it's a success or failure  NCR


March

March 29 -- Earth Hour arrives Saturday, but will anyone remember to dim the lights?  NCR
March 21 -- March Madness to dominate sports discussion for the month  NCR
March 21 -- There's a rumour going round ... that it's Opening Night for Rumours at the Lester Centre  NCR
March 20 -- Metlakatla makes note of Final Day voting stations for ongoing Electoral Code Vote process  NCR
March 20 -- Daydream No More Duffers! Prince Rupert Golf Course to open this weekend  NCR
March 19 -- Transition Prince Rupert needs your advice on mural project  NCR
March 19 -- Redesign Rupert to spearhead labour market study of Prince Rupert area  NCR
March 19 -- One final Super Moon for the year ... but perhaps it could use a PR agent! NCR
March 18 -- BC Government delivers funding for two Prince Rupert Arts groups  NCR
March 18 -- Long time volunteer, hockey superfan Reggie Huskins passes away  NCR
March 15 -- Prince Rupert to celebrate its Ground Search and Rescue crew this Saturday with Fund Raising event at the Crest  NCR
March 15 -- Culture and History the themes of two Volunteer Directors positions for City of Prince Rupert  NCR
March 15 -- Seawolves Spring Break includes hosting duties for Tier 4 Bantam Championships  NCR
March 15 -- Painter of signs, booster of community, Prince Rupert pays respects at passing of Jim West  NCR
March 14 -- North Coast Minor Baseball making plans for Mid April play  NCR
March 13 -- Prince Rupert's Thursday Night at the Movies, set to take you on a journey to Klemtu  NCR
March 12 -- Guns N' Hoses dig into the ice Friday in Butch Duffy Memorial game  NCR
March 12 -- March Madness brings a unique fundraising idea from CHSS Wrestling  NCR
March 9 -- Time for a Time Change: Spring Forward, lose some sleep ... clocks move ahead Sunday AM  NCR
March 7 -- Sounds of Soul to shake the Lester Centre Friday night  NCR
March 7 -- Saturday night marks final Skate of the year with Prince Rupert Skating Club's Ice Gala  NCR
March 6 -- Coast Tsimshian Career Fair set for March 14th at Prince Rupert Civic Centre  NCR
March 6 -- Application period open for 2019 Spring intake of Northern Health Imagine grants  NCR

February 

February 12 -- Special Events on the search for Community Festival Coordinator  NCR
February 10 -- Tip Off to Sixty: A week of Basketball, Culture and celebration of the Nations  NCR
February 4 -- Casting complete, rehearsals underway as the Lester Centre heads to march production of 'Rumours'   NCR
February 1 -- Vessel refit time for Prince Rupert Marine Search and Rescue  NCR
February 1 -- Hoobiyee celebrations focused on Vancouver event this weekend  NCR
February 1 -- Registration period underway for Gymnastics program in Prince Rupert  NCR
February 1 -- Prince Rupert Marine Rescue gains $38,500 from Gaming Grant funding  NCR

January

January 29 -- Friends of the Library holding fundraiser this weekend at Moose Hall's Last Minute Market  NCR
January 28 -- Council to consider support for Kaien Trails plans for McClymont Park  NCR
January 24 -- Harbour Theatre's Dessert Theatre part of Sugar Shack weekend for Prince Rupert  NCR
January 15 -- Student music lovers to benefit from Cheng2Duo performance Thursday night  NCR
January 11 -- Sugar Shack planning continues on way to January 23rd festival kick off  NCR
January 12 -- PRMS/CHSS Hockey Academy info sessions set for January 22nd  NCR
January 8 -- Dine Out Prince Rupert returns to tempt our taste buds through January  NCR
January 7 -- City's water issues sprouts local advocacy group seeking solutions  NCR
January 4 -- Casting call for Rumours set for Monday at the Lester Centre  NCR
January 3 -- Annual Lions Memorial Blue Knuckle Derby reels in fish and cash for Top Three finishers  NCR

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