September marks the 80th birthday of the building known today as the Old Church Theatre on Harmston Avenue in Courtenay.

It was originally the Roman Catholic Church of the Canadian Martyrs and its official dedication made front page news in the Comox District Free Press of September 29, 1938.

Click here for a photograph of the original dedication gathering September 25, 1938.

With legacy support from the Bickle Family and the Comox Valley Echo.