Arts Around Alberni: from focal length to yocal strength

What happening in Alberni's art scene.

All creatures photogenic

Port Alberni photographer, Pauline Hannaford, was born in England and immigrated to Canada in 1975. After 10 years of living in Fort St. John she came to live on Vancouver Island and has been living in Port Alberni for the past 26 years.

A selection of her photographs are on display in the Rollin Art Centre Gallery until Tuesday, Aug. 16.

The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is free and the building is wheelchair accessible.

Discover nature at the Rollin

Week seven (Aug.16, 17, and 19) in the Rollin Art Centre’s summer arts programs for children five to seven years of age is Discover Nature Week.

Create bears, gardens, bugs and more with Emma and Chelsea. The fee is $15 per week per child, which includes all craft supplies and a healthy snack.

Register at the Rollin Art Centre, on the corner of Argyle Street and Eighth Avenue.

Hillbilly fever on the terrace

Tea on the Terrace at the Rollin Art Centre has been so successful that Hillbilly Fever on Aug. 11 is sold out.

Please call 250-724-3412 to add your name to the waiting list.

There is limited seating available for our next tea, Aug. 18.  Call now to reserve your seat.

Put on pants at old mill

Talented and friendly actors make history come alive, at the McLean Mill National Historical Site on Smith Road, as they entertain crowds with two daily stage shows of “Timber Talk” at the Nikkei theatre.

Tours and on site interpretations, puppets and interactive activities too. McLean Mill is open seven days a week from 10:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

~ Melissa Martin writes Arts Around for the Community Arts Council

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