Tickets Still Available for Randy’s Perogy Party

April 5, 2017

Perogy lovers, tickets are going fast for Randy’s Perogy Party on Saturday, April 15.

The event will feature authentic hand-made perogies prepared by the Comox Valley Ukrainian Cultural Society, kubasa (sausage) and snacks, prize draws, plus live music with classic rockers The Impalas.

The event is a follow-up to last year’s Spring Social event, hosted by Courtenay’s Centennial Committee.

The Perogy Party honours the late Randy Wiwchar, the City of Courtenay’s former Director of Community Services, who passed away in 2016. The event will also celebrate the renaming of the Courtenay Centennial Legacy Fund, now officially known as the Randy Wiwchar Legacy Fund in his memory.

“We’re really excited about the event, and all the details are falling into place,” said Centennial Committee member and event organizer Rod Hunter. “Last year’s Spring Social event was sold out, and we’re aiming for another sold-out crowd this year. It’s going to be a casual, fun event, just like our friend Randy would have liked.”

The event is happening at the Florence Filberg Centre Conference Hall in Courtenay.

Updated schedule: Doors open at 5:30 pm, dance performance by the Dolyna Ukrainian Dancers at 6:30, followed by perogy dinner served by the Comox Valley Ukranian Cultural Society at 7:00 pm.  

Musical guests The Impalas will have the crowd on their feet dancing to classic rock favourites.

Tickets for Randy’s Perogy Party are $35, available at the Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre, Florence Filberg Centre, Courtenay City Hall, and Billy D’s Pub.

The Courtenay Rotary Club will be manning the refreshments, with all profits going to the legacy fund. Partygoers can also try their luck with a 50/50 draw, along with a chance to win great prizes generously donated by local businesses.

All funds raised from the event will help enhance the newly-named Randy Wiwchar Legacy Fund. The fund supports the development of local children and youth through their participation in academic, athletic, cultural, recreational, vocational and other activities provided by non-profit organizations in the Courtenay area where funding is a barrier to participation.

For more information, call City of Courtenay Recreation and Cultural Services at 250-334-4441 or visit