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Vancouver Island Events

Dec 31, 2018
Dec 22, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
carol

Experience Charles Dickens’ classic story as a musical this Christmas season!
Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol intending to “open his readers’ hearts and to encourage practical benevolence” . This musical version, adapted by Canadian theatre icon Mavor Moore, is described as “A joy to behold…with festive music you’re happy to leave the theatre humming…Instinctively theatrical, a family entertainment of infectious joyousness”. (The Globe and Mail)
In A Christmas Carol, Dickens captured the spirit of the...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Dec 22, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:442 Cliffe Avenue Courtenay,
Location:Sid Williams Theatre
Cost:See Website
Phone:2503390280
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
toast

Arbutus Toastmasters: 7:00pm. Every Monday. Everyone Welcome.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:132 E. Jensen Ave Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
pgosa

Recreational-level play takes place on Monday evenings at Ballenas School. Check the PGOSA calendar for when the sessions are not available due to school closure. Cost is $4 per session and bring your receipt card so we can get your number.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Address:Ballenas School., Parksville
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
badm

BADMINTON recreational-level play takes place on Monday evenings at Ballenas School 7:30-9:00. Next one starting on Monday Jan 9th after the holidays. Check the PGOSA calendar when the sessions are not available due to school closure. Cost is $4 per session
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ballenas School
Cost:$4 per session
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 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:Dec 31, 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
 
Dec 31, 2018
chair

Join Tracey Pike for Pain Management Chair Yoga. Learn how to Meditate, Relax, Improve your breathing while gaining balance mobility, flexibility and strength. Anyone welcome
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 954-2273
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
live

Unbelievable Music. Fabulous Food. Incredible Fun. Best New Year’s Celebration in the Valley
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:9:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$30
Phone:335-0256
 
Dec 31, 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:Dec 31, 2018
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2018 to Jan 13, 2019
fest

Festival of Lights 2018 is nearing quickly. This year’s light up is Thursday, November 29. A reminder that light up night has always been the last Thursday of November.
From the last Thursday in November until the second Sunday in January, Ladysmith is ignited with the life of thousands of twinkling Christmas lights.
The Kinsmen Light-up Parade will kick off the 2018 season at 6:40pm. For more information on all the great activities taking place please visit our website.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 29, 2018
End:Jan 13, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Location:Downtown Ladysmith
Cost:Free
Phone:Call (250) 245-5888
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
camp

See the festively decorated gallery full of beautifully and unique Christmas trees! Each tree is decorated by a different business or organization. Vote for your favourite to win the People’s Choice Award, and put your wish on the Wishing Tree. Daily in December (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
Category:Art
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:470 Island Highway Campbell River,
Location:Campbell River Museum
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
fire

Celebrate New Year’s Eve family style at Oceanside Place Arena on Monday, December 31st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Enjoy the last skate of the year on Winter Wonderland, join the family fun pond hockey, make a craft, listen to great entertainment and join in the early countdown at 8:00 pm. Food will be available to purchase at the event. Admission and skate rentals are free courtesy of Tim Horton’s, Parksville. Tickets are required and are available December 10th at either Oceanside Place Arena or Ravensong A...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Phone:250-390-4111
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 2, 2018 to Jan 3, 2019
kitty

Come out to enjoy the beautiful lights and delightful Santa’s Barn at Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens.
Category:Family
Start:Dec 2, 2018
End:Jan 3, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:6183 Whitaker Road Courtenay
Location:Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens
Cost:Free
Phone:250-338-6901
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
wild

Wild Coast Cocktails Presents: Gatsby Gala, New Years Eve 2019!

Welcome the New Year and celebrate our 1st year anniversary with us!


Premium Craft Cocktail Bar – Wild Coast Cocktails
Beer + Wine Bar – Featuring Beer by Beach Fire Brewing and Nosh House
DJ Adil Amlani – Above & Beyond Entertainment
Luxury Photo Booth – Revelry Photo Booth
Snacks + Appies – Daves’ Bakery & Dilly’s Delights
Shuttle by Donation – Supporting Campbell River Head Injury Support Society
50/50 Draw + Door...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:4357 S.Island Hwy, 19A (6.25 mi) Campbell River,
Location:Oyster Bay Resort
Cost:$75
Phone:(250) 923-7413
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 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.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 7:45pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$85
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 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.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 7:45pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$85
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
yoga

Continues from the Yoga Fundamentals class series. 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 $15, General $...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 31, 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
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
cl

Lifetree Cafe, a Conversation Cafe, with 2 programs each Monday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Real Life stories on DVD and friendly conversations on a different topic every week, topics ranging from personal interests and learning, to community concerns. Free. See weekly topic at www.oursaviourlutheranchurch.ca. All welcome to each weeks cafe.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:2:00pm and 7:00pm
Address:795 Island Hwy W, Parksville
Location:Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
badm

Lighthouse Badminton every Monday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7pm – 9pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Bob
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:6-8pm.
Address:1051 Resort Drive Beach Acres Resort Parksville
Location:Black Goose Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
game

Nanoose Place - Mahjong every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
fitness

Fitness Program every Monday, Weds & Friday at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:9-10 am
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
centre

Nanoose Place - Moms & Tots every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:10:30-Noon
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
water

Nanoose Place - Nanoose Watercolor each Monday
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:10AM-2 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
bast

Monday, December 31st 6:00 pm
at The Coast Bastion Hotel, 11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo
This year’s event has something for everyone!
Arrive at 6pm and join us in the main ballroom for a delicious gourmet dinner featuring AAA Baron of beef, Butter Chicken, and Sole Almandine. Prepared with expert care, these dishes will be surrounded with accompaniments such as buttery mashed potatoes, basmati rice, grilled veggies, organic greens, Caesar salad, delicious soup and fresh rolls and naan bread, finishing wi...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 11:59pm
Address:11 Bastion Street Nanaimo
Location:Coast Bastion Hotel
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
ny

Let’s ring in 2019 on a mountain in the Pacific with super group Megalicious! With members from The Odd’s, Pure Petty, Manther, Best Day Ever, Haus Banned and Lance Lapointe Band, Megalicious will rock your NYE with dance floor favourites from today’s Top 40, the 90’s, the 80’s and some retro disco! Megalicious will be providing your dance soundtrack for this night of nights and between sets, as well as warming up the night, is DJ DanKnow !. Included in your ticket purchase are party favours (can you say “...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:6:00pm
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:$29
Phone:250 338 1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
fire

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Malloomba Boogie band on December 31st at the Coombs Rodeo Grounds Hall. 2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs. Lots of snacks and appies are included throughout the evening. Doors and bar are open at 8:00 with music starting at 9:00 until 1:00am. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door and are available at Cranky Dog, Arbutus Music, Coombs General Store, Alberni Colour Corner and the office.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:9:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway Coombs,
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$45 – $55
Phone:(250) 248-1009
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
fire

Please refer to our facebook page for details as they unfold…
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:9:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach,
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 757-9444
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
la

La Familia will bringing on New Year’s Fiesta 2019 at the Queens. Put on those dancing shoes and tequila goggles for a fun, sensual and celebratory night all wrapped into one package. Tickets include snacks, party favours, balloon drop and Midnight Champagne. We invite you to join us…the place to be for NYE ! Advance tickets at the Queens, Hurry before they sell out.
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/289886768302271/
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:34 Victoria Crescent Nanaimo,
Location:The Queen’s
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
buff


Buffet Dinner, Champagne, Fireworks, Live DJ and more!
$45 per person (Before taxes & gratuity)
Doors Open at 7:00pm
Call to reserve your table 250-245-5157
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:1975 Haslam Road Nanaimo,
Location:Cottonwood Golf Course
Cost:$45 per person
Phone:(250) 245-5157
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
magic

Join us for an amazing New Year’s Eve party for the entire family! The fun begins upstairs in The Whiskey Jack Room in the Alpine Lodge as we throw our annual bash for the kids and kids-at-heart. Dinner is a delicious buffet followed by some great entertainment to take us to our early 9pm fireworks. We feature the magic and illusion of Donald Dunphy! You’ll see drawings of faces come to life and sing, colourful silk scarves vanishing and reappearing, solid large rings linking together and unlinking, a b...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 9:15pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Campbell River/Courtenay
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:See Website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 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:Dec 31, 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
 
Dec 31, 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:Dec 31, 2018
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
swim

Come join us for a swim on Mondays and Wednesday 8:00pm-9:00pm, as well as Saturdays 7:00am-8:00am. Register at any time by contacting c.u.at.the.pool@gmail.com.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 31, 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
 
Dec 31, 2018
Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
tao

Taoist Tai Chi Every Monday 9:30-noon
Mid Island Branch
250-240-3387
parksville@taoist.org
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:10am – 12pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Phone:250-240-3387
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2018
All family caregivers and their children are welcome to join the fun! Catch up over a cup of coffee or crafts while kids play and recharge with a healthy snack.
Drop in Mondays in Qualicum Beach
Category:Art
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
 
Dec 31, 2018
pgosa

Our volleyball season will start on Monday, September 17th at 7 pm at Coombs gym, as well as Wednesday, September 19th at 7 pm at Coombs gym.
The drop in fee continues to be $4 but may have to increase to $5, depending on attendance. I hope you all had a great summer and hope to see you all to kick off our season.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 20, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
mt

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and SNOW! At Mount Washington, enjoy a perfect postcard Christmas, during our Winter Wonderland celebration. Skiing, riding, snow tubing, visits from Santa and numerous events will make for an unforgettable holiday!
Highlights – Night Skiing Every & Nightly Entertainment in Ted’s Bar + Grill – December 20th – January 6th, 2019, Photos with Santa – December 20-22, 2018; Christmas Eve Service – December 24, 2018; Christmas Dinner – December 25, 2018; Boxing Day T...more info
Category:Events
Start:Dec 20, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:250 338 1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 17, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018


It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and décor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule will be available November 23 at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Start:Dec 17, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-390-4111
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 31, 2018
well

Join Rev. Jill and millions of others around the world in meditation and prayer … for peace, freedom and healing for ALL!
Wear your pyjamas, wrap in a blanket and join us 3:45 AM for a hello and welcome. Meditation and Prayer: 4:00 – 4:45 AM
Category:Events
Date:Dec 31, 2018
Time:4:00am - 4:45am
Phone:(250) 850-3064
Website:Open Site


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