An ongoing regularly updated file to advise residents of public events cancelled or postponed in your area

An ongoing updated list of Comox Valley events affected by COVID19

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In an effort to keep Comox Valley residents as informed as possible on the state of public events during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) crisis, we have reserved this space for community announcements of the cancellation or postponement of public events. The following file will be updated every time we are informed of a cancellation. If you have an event that has been affected by the COVID 19 pandemic and would like the public to be aware of any postponements or cancellations, please email editor@comoxvalleyrecord.com and put “Cancelled event” in the subject line.

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ALL GATHERINGS OF MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE HAVE NOW BEEN BANNED BY THE PROVINCE OF B.C.

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Sid Williams Theatre. All events cancelled or postponed.

“Even though all these events are being postponed, we will be refunding ticket buyers so that they have the choice whether to repurchase once a new date has been announced,” explained Sid Williams marketing and development co-ordinator Tara Murphy, in an email statement. “For the time being, we’ve suspended online sales of all events until April 30. We will not be going on sale with any new events until April 1. We are also closing our box office to in-person traffic until further notice. We will be available by phone or email during normal box office hours of 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.”

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Courtenay Museum. In tandem with the City of Courtenay cultural and recreational facilities, the museum will close to the public until further notice.

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Comox Museum.Comox Archives and Museum will be closed to the public until further notice. We encourage families with children at home to visit virtual museums at Virtual Museum of Canada. We look forward to opening our doors to visitors once this current situation is resolved.

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Public recreation facilities. All public recreation facilities in the Comox Valley have been closed until further notice.

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Mount Washington has ceased operations until further notice. For more details visit https://www.mountwashington.ca/covid-19

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Snow to Surf. Royal LePage Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race April 26 has now been cancelled.

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Comox Valley Curling Club cancels all events. After careful and critical consideration, the CVCC has decided to cancel the remaining on and off ice curling gatherings for members in our season effective March 15th. This includes the Battle Of The Breweries Keg Curling Fundraiser.

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Immigrant Welcome Centre. The Immigrant Welcome Centre will continue to serve clients by phone and internet only. Offices are not taking in-person appointments or visits. If you need help with settlement or immigration questions, we will continue to do our best to help. Please contact us by phone or e-mail to book an appointment. Courtenay: 250-338-6359 admin@ImmigrantWelcome.ca

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Comox Legion. The Monday night bingo at the Comox Legion has been cancelled until further notice. The Ladies Auxiliary Soup & Sandwich, at the Comox Legion, will be cancelled Thursday, March 19.

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HAMM. The HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial has closed until further notice

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d’Esterre Seniors’ Centre. d’Esterre Seniors’ Centre in Comox has advised the closure of their facility due to concerns re. COVID-19. This will cancel all activities and upcoming events until further notice.

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Therapeutic riding. Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society has cancelled all their classes until further notice.

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Christ the King Catholic Church. All activities at Christ the King Catholic Church, including all services, have been cancelled until further notice.

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Weird Church going virtual. Cumberland United Church/Weird Church at 2688 Penrith Ave. is closed for all users and rentals until further notice. Information at www.weirdchurchcumberland.com, info@weirdchurchcumberland.com, or 250-218-7641. All Weird Church events will be held online for the foreseeable future – to connect, please visit www.weirdchurchcumberland.com/events for details.

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Comox Presbyterian Church service. Regular Sunday service at Comox Valley Presbyterian Church has been cancelled for March 15 and March 22.

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Al-anon meetings. The Thursday morning meetings of the Lifeboat Al-anon Family Group have been suspended indefinitely. Al-Anon Meetings at 7:30 at the Comox Valley Recovery Centre: Tuesday night “Turning Point” and Friday night “Co-Co” Al-Anon Family Group meetings are cancelled until further notice.

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John McLachlan Trio concert. The Vancouver Island MusicFest concert series show, Early Morning Rain, featuring the John McLachlan Trio and scheduled for Crown Isle on Friday, March 20, has been postponed. A new date will be announced, so hold onto your tickets.

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5K run. The Comox Valley Road Runners 5K Run that had been scheduled for Saturday, March 21 is cancelled.

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Comox Valley Road Runners Half Marathon. The CVRR RV Half Marathon scheduled for March 22 has been cancelled.

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TNT running group. Thursday Night Trail runs are postponed until further notice.

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Resonate Community Fellowship Baptist Church. Sunday services for March 15, 22 and 29 have been cancelled.

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Bahá’í Naw Rúz. The CV Bahá’í Communities Naw Rúz (New Year) Celebration, March 21 at the Little Red Church, is cancelled.

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Fiddle dance. The Old Time Fiddlers dance scheduled for March 22 in the Fallen Alders Hall has been cancelled. The Old Time Fiddlers Directors have decided to cancel all events that they are involved with, indefinitely.

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Youth Leadership Summit. The Comox Valley Youth Leadership Summit, scheduled for March 22, has been postponed till further notice. Visit www.cvyouthleadershipsummit.com for event updates.

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CV Hort. The March 23 Comox Valley Horticultural Society meeting has been cancelled.

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Film at Stan Hagen. The March 24 screening of “Assholes: A Theory” at North Island College is cancelled.

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Hornby Island Film Fest. The Hornby Island Film Festival, scheduled for Hornby Island Community Hall, March 27-29, has been indefinitely postponed.

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Irish Mythen concert. The Vancouver Island MusicFest concert series presentation of Irish Mythen , scheduled for March 28 at the Filberg Centre, has been postponed. A new date will be announced, so hold onto your tickets.

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Art from The Attic. Art sale scheduled for March 29 at Courtenay Legion has been indefinitely postponed.

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Film screening cancelled. The McLoughlin Gardens Society is postponing their screening of “Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy,” which had been set for April 2nd at the Stan Hagen Theatre. Tickets purchased at local bookstores can be returned for a refund. Tickets purchased online will be refunded directly through Eventbrite.

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North Island Choral Society concert. The North Island Choral Society has cancelled the Beethoven concerts scheduled for April 3 and 4 at St George’s United Church. Please check the website in the coming days for ticket refund information. northislandchoral.ca

Easter Bunny Trail. The Filberg Easter Bunny Trail – April 11 & 12 at Filberg Park in Comox has been cancelled .

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YANA Eggstravaganza. The 7th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza benefitting YANA on Monday, April 13 is cancelled.

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St. George’s Church.

Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. – cancelled until further notice.

Sonrise Drop-in M,W,F 9-11 a.m. – cancelled until further notice.

St. George’s Food Pantry, Tues & Thurs 9-11 a.m. – cancelled until further notice.

Comox Valley Toy Library – closed until further notice.

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Comox Valley Horticultural Society. he Board of the CVHS has cancelled all board and general meetings until further notice. This includes the April members’ plant sale and will likely include the Spring Plant Sale typically held in early May. We will reschedule upcoming workshops as appropriate. If you have any questions or concerns please contact info@comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca and remember to put “President” in the subject line.

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