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Vancouver Island Events

Oct 25, 2018
Oct 25, 2018
bowl

Please come at 12:45 p.m. to be prepared for the start of play at 1:00 pm. The session will consist of two games of bowling. Teams to be selected. Fee: $11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental. Contact Manager Beatrice Stark for more details at 250-248-8488
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
pickle

Drop in for some fun Pickleball. Equipment is available or you can bring own.
Beginners are welcome but must be at least 15 years of age or older.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
Low Impact Belly Dance Fitness Class
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:592 Nootka Road Qualicum Beach
Location:Belly Laughs Navel Academy Studio
Phone:2507523750
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
note

Thursday nights are BLUEGRASS NIGHTS. Come early to sign up for the open mic / jam bring along your fiddle, banjo, guitar, dobro, bass.... brush up the old tunes 7pm - 10pm
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
art

Canvas Art for Kids

Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. Thursday, October 25th from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at Oceanside Art Studio. Cost is $20.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:2 - 702 Memorial Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
CARD

Cardio Dance Club: Errington Series

We are excited to offer this FUN fitness class again starting in October. Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness class. It is open to all skill and fitness levels. So get your groove on and follow along as our instructor, Jen deHaan, guides you through a series of choreographed dance moves. Each class will feature a mix of modern radio hits and old-school classics. Jen's enthusiasm will encourage you to get your heart rate up and your feet moving.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$70/10 classes; $12 drop-in; $90/10-class punch pass
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:10 am - 1 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Phone:(250) 586-5055
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
coffee

Residents are invited to join Mayor Marc Lefebvre (or another member of Council) for coffee and an informal chat on Thursday afternoons. No appointment necessary, just drop by City Hall between 2 pm and 4 pm on Thursday afternoons.
This is a relaxed, comfortable forum for residents to meet members of Council and to ask questions, discuss issues and offer suggestions; a chance to say what’s on your mind. Please check the City’s calendar to ensure there are no cancellations.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
pgosa

PGOSA Curling is a social/recreational league that welcomes all levels of curlers -- from beginners to seasoned veterans. Our main goal is to enjoy the game and exercise it provides while maintaining a social atmosphere where everyone feels supported and welcome.
Please arrive at the rink by 11:00 to give yourself time to pay and be ready to hit the ice by 11:15. The cost per game is $8 per person, pay your Skip before the game.
After the game there is time for coffee and chatter. For your information...more info
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
music

Live Music at Deez Bar and Grill starting a 7pm. Showcasing lots of local and Island favourites every Thursday night.
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:3353 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Deez Bar & Grill
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 11, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
ap

Echo Players is proud to present its first production of the season "Enchanted April"

"Enchanted April", indeed! We begin our story in England, February 1922. It's damp, dreary, depressing, soggy, foggy and, and well, just downright miserable. Relationships inside Lotty and Mellersh Wilton's household mirrors this unhappy, gloomy weather. All seems hopeless until Lotty accidentally spots a small ad in the 'Times' for a month's let in a small Italian castle that promises 'wisteria and sunshine'.

She b...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Oct 11, 2018
End:Oct 28, 2018
Time:Tues. - Sat. 7:30pm; Sunday matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave., Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:Adult - $23, Senior - $20, Group (10+) - $19, Student - $14
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
el

The Bayside is proud to host Elysia Biro! A promising young pianist & vocalist whose repertoire in music includes many classics in both Jazz and Classical genre. Enjoy a romantic evening with oceanside dining and the velvety sounds form this musical artist.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street Parksville,
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
ART

Fall Juried Art Show from October 1 through 27, with an opening reception, meet and great tea on October 3 at 2pm.
Category:Events
Start:Oct 1, 2018
End:Oct 27, 2018
Time:10:30am - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
art

The 10 weeks/ 20 sessions---two sessions a week would start on Tuesday, January 9 and run until Thursday March 30----if I read my calendar correctly. If the RDN event is not free then we would move back by one session.

Fees are set at $50 for the 20 sessions---or roughly $2.50 a session. A great combined workout and social get together....we will also accept a (pgosa member only) drop-in at $5 for the session
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
bare

Progressing from the Yoga Fundamentals class series, this class deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 1/2.
Students $13, Seniors $...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
Fun activities inspire confidence, healthy relationships and community awareness. Nutritious snacks are provided as well as transportation from Arrowview, Qualicum Beach and Errington Elementary schools to the SOS Community Services Centre at Qualicum Commons. Pre-registration is required.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
Fun activities inspire confidence, healthy relationships and community awareness. Nutritious snacks are provided as well as transportation from Oceanside and Springwood Elementary Schools to the Community Services Centre in Parksville. Pre-registration is required.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
golf

Thursday Night is Ladies night, 5:30pm Shotgun Start, 4-Women Scramble, 9 Holes. Prizes and meal included in your fee.

Date(s):
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:5:30pm
Address:2035 Island Hwy W Qualicum Beach
Location:Eaglecrest Golf Club
Cost:Members $40, Frequents $50, Public $55 (Carts $5 p.p.)
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:1pm – 3pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Layne
Phone:250-757-8217
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
live

A free live concert series happening every Thursday night with great local and touring musicians!
September 13 – Al Seaman, Grant Richardson
September 20 – Marty Douglas, Harold Wiebe
September 27 – The Eggman
October 4 – Peter Kleinholz, Brad Stewart
October 11 – Sig Schnellert & Tracy Cooper, Grant Baird
October 18 – Glen Foster, Wren Beckley
October 25 – Laura Kelsey, Carolyn Calixxa
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:8:00pm - 11:00pm
Address:5775 Turner Rd Nanaimo
Location:The Longwood Brew Pub
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 729-8225
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Oct 25, 2018
Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
Parksville Shores Tai Chi
New Beginner class
Thursday Sept. 6 2018
9.30 – 11.30 am
St. Edmund’s Church
$ 20 a month or $50 for 3 month
For more info contact Eva 250 954 1002
WWW.parksvilletaichi.com
Google ‘Master Moy demonstrates Tai Chi arts’
for a YouTube video.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:9:30am - 10:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Road Parksville,
Location:St Edmund’s Anglican Church
Cost:$ 20 a month or $50 for 3 month
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
mic

Join us every Thursday for open mic! Hosted by Scott and Hope from Backstage Whiskey.

Come down to The Rod and Gun at 7:00pm and talk to Scott about getting on stage!

Every Thursday enjoy Hope and Scott as well as some local talent from the surrounding area.

Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2018 to Oct 25, 2018
Parksville Blood Donor Clinic

As we head into autumn, why not consider being someone's hero by donating blood at the Parksville blood donor clinic! An hour of your time can truly mean the world to a patient in need. Book online at blood.ca, by downloading our GiveBlood App, or by calling 1-888-236-6283. "Blood- it's in you to give."
Category:Events
Start:Oct 24, 2018
End:Oct 25, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 6:45pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
curl

Curling takes place on Thursdays. We begin at 11:15 and after two hours of exciting play, the games usually finish! Time for coffee and chatter. The cost per game is $8 per person, pay your 'skip' before the game.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:3:30pm – 5:30pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Bob
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
Grades 10-12. Old and new friends get together for dinner, music,creative projects, games, outings and more! Drop-in.
Category:Family
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
fiddle

“Coombs Old Time Fiddlers. Resuming January 11, 2018, Every Thursday; DANCE or just listen; all ages; 7:30 p.m., Great old time music, dance styles include waltzes, two-steps, polkas, jigs, schottisches and more.
The Coombs Fiddlers entertain monthly at seniors' care homes in Oceanside and at various community events throughout the year.
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:211 Fern Road At Beach Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Rotary House
Cost:$3 p.p. includes snack
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
tosh

Dawne Brandel, Patricia Carroll, Judith Crichton, Laura Hilts, Therese Johnson, Patricia Mansell, Donna McDonnell, Lynn Orriss, Jacqueline Smith, and Clare Turcott on display at TOSH from October 1 through 27, with an opening reception tea on October 3 at 2pm.
Category:Art
Start:Oct 1, 2018
End:Oct 27, 2018
Time:10:30am - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
uke

Ukulele Classes at the Lighthouse Community Centre. For more information call Sheena McCorquodale 250-937-9991 or email info@communityhall.ca
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:4:30pm – 6:00pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheena McCorquodale
Phone:250-937-9991
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 31, 2018
halloween

For the month of October, our pumpkin patch is open daily. We grow all of the Pumpkins here so that you can pick them off the vine. There is a variety of sizes to choose from. The Pumpkin Patch is also a popular setting for Fall Photos so, don’t forget your camera.
While you’re here don’t forget the Barnyard, your children will delight at the antics of the baby goats and cheer at the challenge of catching the baby chicks. There are lovable, huggable rabbits, portly pigs, daffy ducks, and even shy s...more info
Category:Events
Start:Oct 1, 2018
End:Oct 31, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1692 Errington Road Errington
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Cost:see website
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2018
pgosa

Look for sessions of Walking Soccer at Arbutus Meadows, Nanoose starting Sept 20. The event will be held each Tuesday and Thursday during the fall. No experience needed... if you can walk and use your feet - you can play. No Contact! No Running! Lots of Banter...
Just bring some water and a white or black T-shirt (re setting up sides).
It's a great day at the Arbutus Meadows Event Centre, and it's only $65 for the season!
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:2-3:15 pm
Location:Arbutus Meadows Event Centre
Cost:$65 for the season
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2018
ball

Youth Drop-In Basketball (16+)

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium for a fun night of drop-in basketball. Equipment will be provided, but participants are asked to come prepared wearing clothing they can move in and running shoes. No registration is required, but you will need to sign a participation waiver upon arrival.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2018
Time:Various
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Website:Open Site


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