1st Saturday Coffee House returns

1st Saturday Coffee House returns“How about that?” an exuberant Tom Howe said last year about the growing interest in a coffee house program he started in 2018 at the Portage la Prairie Regional Library. Tom passed away this year, but the “1st Saturday Coffee House” he founded will continue, as per his wishes. The Herman Prior Activity Centre is…

Library to host “1st Saturday Coffee House”

Library to host “1st Saturday Coffee House”This Saturday, Nov. 2, is the second “1st Saturday Coffee House” at the Portage La Prairie Regional Library. The acoustic-only open mic format has become a favourite amongst not only the casual performer but judging by the Coffee House attendance, the free matinee event is a performer and patron favourite. “How about that?” says an…

Library to host “1st Saturday Coffee House”

Library to host “1st Saturday Coffee House”This Saturday, Nov. 2, is the second “1st Saturday Coffee House” at the Portage La Prairie Regional Library. The acoustic-only open mic format has become a favourite amongst not only the casual performer but judging by the Coffee House attendance, the free matinee event is a performer and patron favourite. “How about that?” says an…

1st Saturday Coffee House at the Library returns Oct. 5

1st Saturday Coffee House at the Library returns Oct. 5The popular Saturday afternoon gatherings for acoustic musicians, magicians, poets, comedians and other entertainers returns Oct. 5 to the Portage La Prairie Regional Library. This is the third season for the 1st Saturday Coffee House at the library and organizer Tom Howe says he is pleased with its acceptance in the community. “This is very…

Palliative Care fundraiser sees some rain

Palliative Care fundraiser sees some rainThe Portage Citizen The Third Annual Garden Party and fundraiser for Sunset Palliative Care held July 22 may have received more than its fair share of rain, but there was some sunshine, too. The day called for a 60 per cent chance of rain, but a 100 per cent chance of optimism to raise funds…