Silent Auction Fundraiser:
Original Barrie Farrell painting
Get your bid in for an original 20" x 20" acrylic painting by boatbuilder, author, and artist Barrie Farrell, who lived and worked in the Pender Harbour area for over 40 years and built over 300 boats in his lifetime.
The painting is being auctioned off with proceeds to be donated to Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society and The Rotary Club of Pender Harbour in appreciation for the work done to refurbish Forest View Cemetery (at Warnock Rd. & Francis Peninsula Rd.) over the past 2 years.
Please submit your bid to Brenda Scoular by email email@example.com or phone 604 883 2701 by April 30, 2021 (note revised date). The winning bid will be split equally between the two community organizations. Thank you for organizing, Brenda!
Visit Our Shop
Check out our items available for purchase, including a limited edition print, our Women of Pender Harbour book, a map of Pender Harbour from 1948,
postcards of local net sheds, and our Fishing Company Flags poster.
All proceeds support projects of Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society.
Please renew your membership
We need your memberships but have been unable to see you due to event cancellations. Memberships help us apply for grants and cover the utility costs at Sarah Wray Heritage Centre. Please show your support and renew if you can. Drop your fee in the mail to 4334 Irvines Landing Rd., Garden Bay, V0N1S1 or in the drop-box on the back porch of
Sarah Wray Hall.
See membership details and form.
Five year memberships are now available!
If you're wondering if your membership has expired, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cedar Canoe Raffle 2020 - postponed to 2021
Every year we raffle off the boat building class's Cedar Strip Canoe as a fundraiser for our society. Tickets are $10 each and are available at our booth at April Tools, May Day, and Pender Harbour Days. If you can't make it to one of those dates and would like to buy a ticket, please get in touch. The draw is on the last day of Pender Harbour Days.
[above] August 2019: Rick Crook of Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society congratulates Shannon Reid who won the cedar strip canoe at Pender Harbour Days. The canoe was built by Rick's boat building students earlier in the year. Proceeds will be used to support the Society's maritime projects. Next year may be your turn to win!
[below] Rick Crook showing off the freshly-made 2019 boat building class canoe at April Tools 2019.
Annual General Meeting
April 23, 2021,
Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Friday, April 23 at 10 am online via Zoom. We'll provide updates on our 2020 financials and activities, including the Hotel Lake Park project and hopes for a new roof for Sarah Wray Hall.
Meeting invites will be sent to members only before the event. (Don't miss out! Become a member or renew your membership if you haven't yet.)
Thanks to everyone who donated PH Secondary School yearbooks! We're still missing these graduation years: 1965, 1973 to 77, 1989, 1995, 2002, 04, 05, 11, 12, 14, 17, 19, 20. If you can donate any of these years, please get in touch!
In this award-winning book, Pender Harbour is presented through the eyes of early women settlers. Produced by the Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society, all proceeds go towards preserving Pender Harbour's history. More information
Ray Phillips writes about Jervis Inlet history in his book "The Royal Fjord: Memories of Jervis Inlet", released by Harbour Publishing. Author royalties for this book are being donated to the Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society. Thanks Ray!
Get your copy at EarthFair Store. While you're there, pick up Ray's Little Green Valley, about the Kleindale area of Pender Harbour.