Friday Community Gathering

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The Community Gathering Program features a day of activities, live music and soup lunch at the Community Hall. The day is funded by the Active Aging Grant from the United Way and the Community Wellness Grant from Island Health. The Ptarmigan Music & Theatre Society provides music support and the Community Hall hosts a cafe and provides hands on support. This is a casual all ages gathering to support intergenerational sharing and community connection. The Community Gathering operates from 10:00am to 1:30pm on most Friday's.

​​You can stay informed about dates, times, activities and music by reading the hard copy edition of the Pender Post and visit their web page​  Just look for the events happening at the hall on a Friday.

You may also find advertisments on Facebook at the Pender Island Community Support Program page, Pender Islands Arts, Culture and Entertainment page, or Pender Island Musicians page.

​Coordinator: Contact Tania Honan at for questions, feedback, for soup volunteering, or to volunteer with our lunch prep, serving and clean up, to provide an activity, or if you represent an organization that would like to work with us.

Music: Music is co-ordinated by the Ptarmigan Music and Theatre Society. Music starts at 12:15pm and ends at 1:15pm. If you are interested in providing music contact

​Transportation: The Pender Island Community Bus operates on Friday. See for a schedule.

​Volunteer Driving: To request a volunteer driver, phone 250-629-3346 or e-mail to organize a ride.  

​Tech Cafe: The Tech Cafe operates from 11:00am to 12:30pm. 

​Community Cafe: The Community Cafe operates from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Contact the Community Hall at if you have any questions about the concession or visit their online calendar at They may be open on days when the Community Gathering is not.

​Keep checking in to stay informed of any additions or changes.

No Community Gathering Dec 23 and Dec 30