The Avery clan gathers for a photo. From left to right are Olivia (3), Jayce (5) and Macen (7). SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO

Port Alberni’s Maritime Discovery Centre hosts summer fun for kids

Water World event features crafts, games and a pirate

Port Alberni’s Maritime Discovery Centre hosted its first major kids event of the summer with “Water World” on July 27.

Children descended on the special event at the museum in the morning and trickled in during the afternoon. There were numerous crafts, games and even a pirate.

The museum’s next event is today (Friday, Aug. 2). Come down to the lighthouse between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. for a free kids event and explore a new skill with local weaver Brianna Lambert. Admission is free.


Trenton Nauffts, 18, and his couson Jacob Shiplesky, 10, met One Eyed Sparrow the pirate aka Paul Amos. SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO

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