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Vancouver Island Events

Nov 9, 2018
Nov 9, 2018
xmas

Proudly Sponsored by Borealis Hairbar and the Beach Club Resort
Live music, live auction, door prizes, cash bar
Tickets $50. Available at Borealis and Beach Club Resort
Category:Art
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:181 Beachside Drive Parksville,
Location:Beach Club Resort
Cost:$50
Phone:250-248-8999
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
Bobbie's Comedy Night w/ Dave Nystrom

Dave Nystrom has performed stand up all over the world, including a tour of the United Kingdom, HBO's prestigious US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, filmed a stand up special for Comedy Central in New York and his own one hour TV special for the Canadian Comedy Network.

In 2006 he was brought on as a writer for CBC's "This Hour has 22 Minutes" during which he won a Canadian Comedy Award and a Writer's Guild of Canada Award. He once delivered a baby - when he was a baby. And it is said that dolphins will pay to swim with him. Dave now lives ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:8:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$20
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 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 9, 2018
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
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 9, 2018
music

The Dave Stewart Septet presents Chick Corea Tribute

The Dave Stewart Septet is an ensemble of outstanding in-demand local musicians from Central Vancouver Island: Claudio Fantinato, Dan Craven, Jeff Agopsowicz, Chad Geekie, Rob Uffen and Wayne Finucan.

Prolific for six decades now, Chick Corea has been and continues to be one of the most influential musicians in the jazz world. As a member of the Miles Davis group in the late 1960s, he helped pioneer the Jazz Fusion style. He has been described ...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$18 ($15 OCAC members)
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 2018
Darrel Hancock Pottery 6th Annual Christmas Sale

You are invited to bring your friends and family to the Darrel Hancock Pottery 6th Annual Christmas sale Nov. 9th to 12th & Nov. 16th to 18th, 2018. While you view the Galley take time to enjoy ongoing pottery demonstrations, complimentary refreshments and enter to win a door prize. Print the attached invitation and bring it for $5 off a purchase of $50 or more. We are wheelchair accessible.
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3505 Harris Cres, Qualicum Beach
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 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 9, 2018
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
fiddle

Hosted by Nanaimo Fiddle Society. This family-friendly, traditional Canadian Barn Dance will feature live fiddle music and an experienced caller. No dance experience is necessary and all dances will be taught in circle and line formations. This is not a square dance and a partner is not necessary. Enjoyable for singles couples, seniors, students, grandparents and families young and old.
Doors open at 6:30 and dance begins promptly at 7:00.
This dance is also a fundraiser for nine local talented youth...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:2388 Cedar Rd Nanaimo
Location:Cedar Community Hall
Cost:See Website
Phone:250 754 5697
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 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 9, 2018
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 2018
pgosa

Friday Fun League -- open to any PGOSA men of age 70+ (must be at least 69 in 2018) and ladies 55+.
Note there is also a "Softie" tournament on November 16 at 9:00 am.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:9 am - 1 pm
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
yoga

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:Workshop
Date:Nov 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Nov 9, 2018
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 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 9, 2018
fit

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

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 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 9, 2018
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
art

Join us in the release of new work from mixed media artist Mary Lottridge and ceramic artist Ruben Galdames.
Mary’s collection is the continued exploration of her series: “Real Fake”, where she explores making
man-made objects appear truly real.
Ruben Galdames is releasing his new series of portraiture work, created in his signature ceramic medium.
For more informaton Call Gallery Merrick: 250 754 7575 or visit the website: www.gallerymerrick.com
Opening reception on Friday Nov.9, from 7pm to 9pm.
E...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 9, 2018
End:Nov 11, 2018
Time:11:00am - 5:30pm
Address:13 b Commercial Street Nanaimo,
Location:Gallery Merrick
Cost:Free
Phone:250 754 7575
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 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:Art
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street Parksville
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:Free
Phone:(250) 248-8333
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
mic

Steve and Viv Ruskin, in their over 30 years as a duo, have been influenced by many musicians and genres. They share a love for numerous music styles and are always discovering more. They slide comfortably from Ballads to Blues, Celtic to Contemporary, Rockabilly to Reggae and even a dash of Latin and Jazz to add a bit more spice
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:7:30pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15 – $20
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 2018
around

The Around Town Tellers invite you to an evening of traditional storytelling.
Our theme for ‘Stories on Friday’ in November is “Home”. On our stage our host, Ann Ronald, will welcome Storytellers Ian Gartshore, Judy Millar, Lois Peterson, Lee Porteous and Cindy Shantz. Our musicians will be Marty Howe and the Atkinson Brothers.
Your entry ticket may win you two gift certificates to any regular Stories on Friday in our monthly ‘Event Evening Draw’.
Refreshments are available by donation. Come early ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:595 Townsite Rd Nanaimo,
Location:First Unitarian Fellowship Hall
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 9, 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:Family
Date:Nov 9, 2018
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 9, 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 9, 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 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 9, 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:Workshop
Date:Nov 9, 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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