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A celebration of the lessons and life of Bob Marley, Sat Feb 8, 8 p.m., Tofino Community Hall, 2 reggae bands, Head High and the Jeremy Waterhouse Band.

Monday Feb. 10 – FAMILY DAY Monday, Feb. 10 -Tofino Family Fun Run on Family Day! 12 p.m. registration at North Chesterman, 1K, 5K.

BC Family Day Fun, Ucluelet Parks & Rec, Ucluelet Community Centre, Mon., Feb. 10, 12:30-4 p.m.

Monday Night at the Movies, Feb 10 20 Feet from Stardom (Doc, US, 2013, 91 min, Rated PG) Director: Morgan Neville Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names.

This compelling new film shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to the unsung voices that brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others.

Nominated in the Best Documentary Feature category at the Oscars.

Wed., Feb. 12, Shelter /Tofino Film Festival’s Guerilla Film Competition.

Thursday, February 13, Tofino Film Festival: 7 pm: An evening of incredible short films. NFB short films as well as selections from independent filmmakers. 1. Nightshift Belongs to The Stars (2013, 23 min.) directed by Edoardo Ponti 2. Rabbit and Deer (2013, 16 min.) directed by Peter Vasz 3. In Passing (2012, 5 min.) 9pm: Tofino Film Festival: Belén (36 min) & Northern Grease (70 min) Tofino Film Festival: Friday, February 14, 7pm: Boxing Girls of Kabul (52 min) Tofino Film Festival: Friday, February 14, 9pm: An Affair to Remember (119 min) Valentines Day fundraiser for Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade, Fri., Feb. 14, Matterson House.

Tale Bones workshop on February 15.

Saturday, Feb. 15 Garden event: Seedy Saturday, supported by Tofino Community Food Initiative, at Darwin’s Café, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, February 15, 3pm: Mary Poppins (139 min) Saturday, February 15, 7pm: Islands of Sanctuary (57 min) Saturday, February 15, 8:30pm: Special talk by on Pedaling for Papua (30 min) Saturday, February 15, 8:30pm: Isolated (100 min) Ucluelet Business Trade Fair, Feb. 21

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