Arts around: it’s a banner year

Banner, book and whatever else makes you look in the arts and entertainment scene in Alberni.

Children, adults and schools can partake in this great community event. It’s that time of year again and once again the Arrowsmith Rotary Club will be sponsoring the art banner program.

There is a $10 registration fee, to cover the cost of supplies. Forms can be picked up at the Rollin Art Centre Tues. – Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Deadline is May 17. Event planned for May 22-25 at the Kinsmen Community Centre.

Last chance for book drop

The last day to drop off any gently used book donations for the Community Arts Council’s annual book sale is Wednesday, April 30. This is the Community Arts Councils largest fundraiser of the year. This year’s book sale will be Saturday May 10th from 9-3 p.m. at Echo Community Centre. Mark your calendars so you don’t miss this wonderful event and help support the Community Arts Council and the Rollin Art Centre.

It’s Mt. Klitsa plant sale time

Grab your bags and boxes! The Mt. Klitsa Garden Club presents its 15th annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 10 at Rollin Art Centre, at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street. The sale takes place between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. No early birds will be permitted entry.  Annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, etc.

Don’t miss Barkley choir

The Barkley Sounds Community Choir presents its annual spring concert, Sun. April 27 at 2:30 p.m. at ADSS Theatre. Tickets are $10 in advance and available at Rollin Art Centre, Blue Fish Gallery  and chamber of commerce.

 

Melissa Martin is the CAC arts administrator.

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