Jennifer Sears of Beckonings and Roxy

Cupcake day at Alberni SPCA on Feb. 25

On Monday, Feb. 25, join Beckonings Upcycled Furnishings and Home Decor in Alberni and the SPCA for the first annual National Cupcake Day.

On Monday, Feb. 25, join Beckonings Upcycled Furnishings and Home Decor in Port Alberni and the BC SPCA for the first annual National Cupcake Day.

“It’s going to be like a drop-in tea party,” says Beckonings owner Jennifer Sears. She will transform her store, normally closed on Mondays, into a “tea shop” for this fundraiser. Visitors are welcome to purchase cupcakes for a donation to the SPCA.

Bakers from Lemon Drop and Cup Crave will provide cupcakes, including a vegan option. Silvia Caston will have samples of her steeped teas, including a flavour called Vanilla Cupcake.

Beckonings is located at 4977 Argyle St., just up from Third Avenue.

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