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Vancouver Island Events

Nov 8, 2018
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
dance

Low Impact Belly Dance Fitness Class
Category:Art
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:592 Nootka Road Qualicum Beach,
Location:Belly Laughs Navel Academy Studio
Phone:2507523750
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2018
blue

Our weekly Thursday Night Blues/Rock Jam hosted by Warren & Friends… Gets started shortly after 8:00 PM – Everyone Welcome 19+
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
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 8, 2018
cardio

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow. The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favorites. Classes include hip hop, top 40, R&B, and songs from around the world too (such as K-Pop from Korea, and Latin be...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$7 – $10
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
bowl

The Wellington Leisure Timers Carpet Bowlers-in Nanaimo are inviting new members 60+yrs to join them every Monday & Thursday from 1-3pm at the Wellington Hall. No experience necessary. Light exercise and fun. Contact Pat @ 250-585-1985 FMI.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:3922 Corunna Ave Nanaimo,
Location:Wellington Hall
Cost:Free
Name:Pat
Phone:250-585-1985
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 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
 
Nov 8, 2018
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
friends

Meet monthly, 2nd Thursday of each month at QB Legion (downstairs) at 2pm.
Come join us, meet new and old friends, have fun. Everyone is welcome.
More info. call 250-594-1965
Category:Art
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:QB Legion (downstairs)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:3353 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Deez Bar & Grill
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2018
sing

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:Concerts
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street Parksville
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:Free
Phone:(250) 248-8333
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2018
yoga

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:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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 8, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Family
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 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
 
Nov 8, 2018
life

Your stories matter!
Ready to record the important events of your life, but not sure where to begin? The 6-week Life Story Workshop will provide an inspiring and supportive environment to get you started. Engaging exercises and themes will help bring your memories vividly to life. Between sessions participants will write a two-page life story to share in a small group the following week.
No previous writing experience is necessary. Step-by-step guidance will be provided. Bring your favorite pen or pen...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:595 Townsite Road Nanaimo,
Location:Unitarian Hall, Nanaimo
Cost:$170
Phone:2502450003
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2018
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:1pm – 3pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Layne
Phone:250-757-8217
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
music

A free live concert series happening every Thursday night with great local and touring musicians!
October 11 – Sig Schnellert & Tracy Cooper, Grant Baird
October 18 – Glen Foster, Wren Beckley
October 25 – Laura Kelsey, Carolyn Calixxa
November 1 – Phil Dickson and more
November 8 – John Herman and more
November 15 – Grant Richardson, Myc Sharratt
November 22 – Just Three (Both Sets)
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:8:00pm - 11:00pm
Address:5775 Turner Rd Nanaimo,
Location:The Longwood Brew Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Nov 8, 2018
Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence
Category:Art
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
“Christmas Sparkle Arrangement”. Guests $6.00 For more info Deanne 250-752-1858
Category:Art
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:2:00pm
Address:150 Village Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:St. Stephen’s United Church
Cost:Guests $6.00
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2018
music

So you think you know music? Come test your knowledge with our weekly “Name that Tune” show put on by Larry and Jen. Food and drink specials. Also prizes for the top teams. $25.00 gift certificate for 1st and a $15.00 gift certificate for 2nd plus a $10.00 draw for all non-winners.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:8 Pirates Lane Nanaimo
Location:Dinghy Dock Pub
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 753-2373
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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 $50 for 3 month
For more info contact Eva 250 954 1002
WWW.parksvilletaichi.com
Google ‘Master Moy demonstrates Tai Chi arts’
for a YouTube video.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:9:30am - 10:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Road Parksville,
Location:St Edmund’s Anglican Church
Cost:$ 20 a month or $50 for 3 month
Phone:250-248-3114
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2018
lawn

Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2018
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 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
 
Nov 8, 2018
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
mic

Vancouver Island’s Arrowsmith Big Band takes to the stage at Malaspina Theatre along with vocalist Alli Bean for a concert of big band music and swinging vocals.
Arrowsmith Big Band has been a fixture of the Central Island music scene since 1975. It is a full size big band, with 5 trumpets, 4 trombones and 5 saxes, plus the rhythm section. The band has consistently sought out the best available players in Central Vancouver Island. As well as Oceanside musicians, currently players come from Nanaimo, Ladys...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:900 Fifth St Nanaimo,
Location:Malaspina Theater, VIU campus
Cost:$20 – $25
Phone:250 713 9708
 
Nov 8, 2018
For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
friends

Grades 10-12. Old and new friends get together for dinner, music,creative projects, games, outings and more! Drop-in.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2018
thunder

Thunderstruck Mule Kick plays their danceable arrangements of electric Chicago Blues. Come out and get your weekend started early.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Time:9:30pm
Address:121 Bastion Street Nanaimo,
Location:The Corner Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 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
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 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
 
Nov 7, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
van

Vancouver Island Juried One Act Play Festival 2018

One of the oldest and greatest traditions, ECHO Players annual Vancouver Island Juried One Act Play Festival, runs November 7th - 11th in our Village Theatre. Come join us and see an array of funny, moving, and stimulating theatre.

Nine one act plays in a variety of genres will be presented by ECHO Players; Nanaimo District Secondary School Dance Company; Hair of the Dog Productions; Courtenay Little Theatre; Yellow Point Drama Group; Geri Actors; ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 7, 2018
End:Nov 11, 2018
Time:Evenings 7:30pm; Sunday matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$12 adults $10 seniors/students
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:2-3:15 pm
Location:Arbutus Meadows Event Centre
Cost:$65 for the season
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 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:Nov 8, 2018
Time:Various
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Website:Open Site


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