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Vancouver Island Events

Nov 23, 2018
Nov 23, 2018
auction

The 44th Annual TV and Online Rotary Auction is here! Follow live on Channel 4 with SHAW TV, or stream online at www.rotarytvauction.com. Over 600 items on the block, valued over $150,00 and all at NO Reserves.
Online Bidding starts Nov 13th! Also, you can see the 16-page flyer listing all sale items Nov 16th in the Mirror.
All the proceeds go to Local Community Projects, like our fantastic Suspension Bridge.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 9:30pm
Location:British Columbia Canada
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018
carol

HCTAS is thrilled to be offering a brand new tradition for Christmas to our #Nanaimo and #VancouverIsland theatre patrons! This family-friendly play will keep children and adults alike thoroughly entertained while sharing the story of the beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens.
This stage adaptation is written by local author, Jim Maher specifically for the Harbour City Theatre! Directed by Dean Chadwick, and features all your favourite characters. Come see the entire Cratchit Family, i...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Nov 22, 2018
End:Dec 15, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 8:45pm
Address:25 Victoria Road Nanaimo
Location:Harbour City Theatre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 753-5331
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
bridge

Bridge at Lighthouse Community Centre every Friday
1 pm to 4 pm in the Seniors Room.
Call Sheila at 250 757 8307 for more info.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018 to Dec 24, 2018
camp

Put the Campbell River Art Gallery on your shopping list this Christmas. They are having their Artisan Market from Nov.23 to Dec.24/2018. You’re almost guaranteed to find that special gift you’ve been looking for.
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 23, 2018
End:Dec 24, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River,
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Phone:250.286.2261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 1, 2018 to Dec 6, 2018
cardio

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:Workshop
Start:Nov 1, 2018
End:Dec 6, 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
 
Nov 23, 2018
xmas

We will have the Ladies with their fresh baking and preserves. Beautifully turned wooden pens as well as Woodwork, Glass, Painting, Quilting, Pottery, Knitting, Sewing, Jewelry and more to check out. Our Christmas 4 day Fair will start Nov. 22nd.
Anyone wishing a table during those dates, please contact Nicole at 250-754-8904. There are a few tables still available.
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:13467 Cedar Road Ladysmith
Location:North Oyster Community Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
xmas

Farms and artists studios will delight you this winter. Pick up a Brochure at Chemainus, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, and Parksville Tourist Info Centres or at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Bayview Framing-Ladysmith. Mid Island Libraries, businesses in Cedar Yellow Point, or at other participating businesses mid-island.
Download a map or pick one up. Please visit our website for all the information.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Locations in Your Community
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
pgosa

The group meets at the Main #1 Parking Lot at Rathtrevor Park. The walk takes less than an hour of easy walking.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
Elegant Threads Show & Sale

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners will once again be holding their major sale of the year, packed with unique one of a kind handcrafted handwoven clothing, household linens and hand spun yarns.

There will be a silent auction of members hand work plus demonstrations of weaving and spinning, a silent auction of members work, free entry draw, raffle for a mohair blanket, plus admission is free to all members of the public.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
sarah

As a award winner pianist Sarah Wood is both timeless and universal. Wine & Dine with oceanside views and the sounds of music ranging from classical to jazz.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street Parksville
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018
xmas

Kick-off Nov. 15, toy collection until Dec. 15, drop-off sites all around Nanaimo. Registration for families in need from Nov. 19 – Dec. 1 Food Bank sites, and Dec. 3-7 at University Village Shopping Centre. Seeking toys for children from 0 – 16. Help all Nanaimo’s children have a Merry Christmas.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 15, 2018
End:Dec 15, 2018
Time:11:00am
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo,
Location:woodgrove mall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
hip

The Community Cadence Foundation will be hosting the 5th annual Christmas charity event, Hip Hops Toys for Tots. On November 23rd, 2018, at the Cavalotti Lodge, and Koncept in Nanaimo. The CCF will throw a double header evening including an all ages (early show), and a 19+ live performance event with Vancouver’s own MC, Emotionz, some of Nanaimo’s local MC’s, break dancers from VIBE Studios, an MC/talent competition, hosted by Sirreal, and much much more. There will also be a silent auction, raffle and gi...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:2060 E Wellington rd Nanaimo,
Location:Cavalotti Lodge
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 19, 2018 to Dec 21, 2018
art

Come and see Winter through the Lens and Off the Brush of Local Artists. On Display November 19-December 21, 2018.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4:30pm
Mondays Noon – 4:30pm, closed Sundays.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 19, 2018
End:Dec 21, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach,
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018
ball

A few young players [under age 69] have been asked to play on Friday to make sure we have 14 on each team. The following youth players have been drafted and a couple of old guys from the Wednesday League:
Harry [the kid] Lowe - To Hawks
Merv Brandel - to Hawks
Rob [the terrible teen] Jonas - to Demons
John [boy] Lund - to Orcas
Buzzy - to Demons
Norm [boy wonder] Joyce - to Orcas

Why 14 Players per team?
We have quite a number of players taking vacations from 2 to 4 weeks on each team so we are a...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018
bare

The Iyengar tradition of yoga can be adapted for all fitness levels. It creates strength, increased range of movement and stability. Students must be able to carry their own props and to get up and down from the floor.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17, 6 and 12 class punch cards available
Category:Art
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:10:30am - 11:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
kids

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:Family
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 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:Family
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Nov 16, 2018 to Dec 30, 2018
show

Sometimes When You Dream, Your Dreams Come True.Louisa May Alcott’s beloved holiday story is a buoyant musical of romantic escapades, sibling rivalries and Christmas wishes. With their father off to fight the Civil War, the four March sisters have many imagined and real adventures. As they dream of their futures, encounter growing pains of youth and rise with courage to face their destiny, the March girls learn the true value of hope and family.
Visit website for a complete list of showtimes.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 16, 2018
End:Dec 30, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre
Cost:See website for pricing
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:3109 W Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018 to Nov 24, 2018
xmas

Join us in ringing in the Christmas season and start your Christmas shopping with us. We are Nanaimo’s original German Christmas Market, now in our 17th year. Come and check out some great local talent.
Stock up on jams and maple syrup, indulge in traditional German baking, find new glass Christmas ornaments, make a kid happy with some awesome wooden toys and bring a smile to your loved one with some unique jewelry. German lunch service is available as well.
November 23-24 10-4pm
Category:Family
Start:Nov 23, 2018
End:Nov 24, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:71 Caledonia Avenue Nanaimo,
Location:German Cultural Centre Nanaimo
Cost:Free
 
Nov 23, 2018
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
ex

Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers Extravaganza

Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers invite you to their 11th Annual Christmas Extravaganza. There will be baking, jewelry, crafts, door prizes and much more. Find the perfect gift for someone special. Free admission and parking.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:240 Dogwood St, Parksville,
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
art

Join us for the exciting release of new work by 2 uniquely different local artists. Tammy is ready to release her first full body of paintings, depicting delightful wild animals. Known for her glasswork, Tammy is thrilled to be exploring her hands in the painting aesthetic.
Paul Jorgensen takes his inspiration from local landscapes and his European travels. Jorgensen brings them to the fantastical. This is an event not to be missed.
Opening reception on Friday Nov. 23 from 7 pm to 9 pm.
Exhibition date...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:11:00am - 5:30pm
Address:13 b Commercial Street Nanaimo
Location:Gallery Merrick
Cost:Free
Phone:250 754 7575
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
pgosa

The PGOSA table located in the Oceanside Place Arena at Wembley Mall can be a very busy place, signing up members. Also sales and lots of Information about PGOSA. Download and complete this Membership Form and bring it to the PGOSA table to save some time.
We welcome you to our very special community of active seniors!
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:Venue SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
 
Nov 23, 2018
In our stressful, hectic modern world, slowing down to take a break can be a challenge. Located in the beautiful lakeside woodlands of Bethlehem Centre at Mt. Benson in Nanaimo, BC on gorgeous Vancouver Island, Bethlehem Centre is offering a tranquil experience of ancient knowledge and secrets of renewal and rest. Join us from Friday, November 23, 2018 to Saturday November 24, 2018 at 2371 Arbot Rd. as we explore an ancient spiritual technique of staying healthy, balanced, and positive: Shabbat (Sabbath), the weekly day of rest. Shabbat is both practical and spiritual, part ancient labour legi...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 6:30pm
Address:2371 Arbot Road Nanaimo,
Location:Bethlehem Centre
Cost:$375
Phone:250-754-3254
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2018 to Dec 29, 2018
soltice

Gallery Artists and special guests share ceramics, photography, painting, textile, jewelry and stained glass in celebration of the season of light. All art is $400 or less for easy gift giving.
Art sneak peek here. http://www.saltspringgallery.com/news-blog/2018/11/1/a-celebration-of-light-solstice-show
Category:Events
Start:Nov 16, 2018
End:Dec 29, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:135 McPhillips Ave Salt Spring Island,
Location:Salt Spring Gallery of Fine Art
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-931-0011
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018
Tales for the Telling: Can You Feel the Spirits Moving?

A very special evening of ghost stories, featuring some of the very best Mid-Island StoryTellers. Come to hear tales of the ghosts and spirits, old an new, guaranteed to chill your bones and even tickle your soul. Where better to hear these wonderful stories than in the century-old McMillan Arts Centre, where surely some ghosts must occasionally roam?

Make this one of your Pick 6 Package choices - choose any 6 of our performances for $99 ($90 for OCAC members) and sit back and enjoy the season!
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville,
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$18 ($15 OCAC members)
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
All parents/family caregivers and their children are welcome to join. Catch up over coffee or do activities with the children. Drop-in.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Location:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 23, 2018
Twoonie Teen Swim
Fridays at Ravensong Aquatic Centre from 7:00-9:00 pm are reserved for the teens. Admission is now only $2 until Friday, June 29th.
Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018 to Nov 25, 2018
xmas

Winterfest Craft Fair

Winterfest Craft Fair celebrates Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, Fun and Prizes. Come join us on November 23-25 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, to an event that will surpass any preconceptions you may have of a "craft fair". Qualicum Beaches Winterfest Craft Fair is truly a unique themed event.

Full of live entertainment, a Haggis Hunt for children, complementary beverages and treats, talented artisans and 1000s of dollars in hourly give aways. Thrifty Foods is kindly giving aw...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 23, 2018
End:Nov 25, 2018
Time:Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018
yoga

in this class you have the opportunity to challenge yourself, or just be kind to yourself. While you breathe deeply and effortlessly we transition from posture to posture in a mindful, fulfilling way. This class will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed, energized and ready for your day. This class is an excellent complement to your weekly practice & great for all beginners.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17, 6 and 12 class punch cards available
Category:Art
Date:Nov 23, 2018
Time:8:30am - 9:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site


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