PenderBlog From The Pender Islands Of Canada

December 17, 2008


Filed under: Arts and Entertainment — Jocko @ 5:33 pm


Graphic by Minsky Design

Come celebrate New Year’s 2008 at the Magic Lake Lantern Festival, December 31Due to recent wintery weather, the Lantern Festival has been moved to the Pender Islands Community Hall.  Assemble at the Community Hall at 4:30pm in preparation for the procession starting at 5pm.  By donation. Click on the file: lantern.pdf  for the revised Lantern Festival information flyer, by Minsky Design of Pender Island.  For details about how to participate in the procession or as a volunteer or go to or call 250-629-3513 email:  Let’s make the ‘2008 Spirit of the Whale’ themed Lantern Festival the best one yet!

And after the Lantern Festival, a New Year’s Eve Celebration will be held at the Pender Islands Community Hall from 8:30pm until 12:30am, featuring DJ “Doc” Watson.  Free admission (a donation box will be out).  Shared appies appreciated.  Cash bar and concession will be available.

Need a pick-me-up on New Year’s Day?  Why not join in the Polar Bear Swim at Port Browning Marina.  Hot dogs, smokies, veggie dogs and hot cocoa free to all swimmers to warm you up with the Pipe Band as an accompaniment.  The plunge takes place at about 1pm.

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