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Vancouver Island Events

Dec 6, 2018
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
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
 
Dec 6, 2018
1st and 3rd Thu of each month. Come and embroider, learn new techniques and for friendship with other stitchers.

Date(s):
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Phone Number:
250-752-9320
Email:
anag@gmail.com
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:9:30am
Address:747 Jones St Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Civic Centre
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
belly

Low Impact Belly Dance Fitness Class
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:592 Nootka Road Qualicum Beach
Location:Belly Laughs Navel Academy Studio
Cost:See Website
Phone:2507523750
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
warren

Our weekly Thursday Night Blues/Rock Jam hosted by Warren & Friends… Gets started shortly after 8:00 PM – Everyone Welcome 19+
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
 
Dec 6, 2018
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
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
 
Dec 6, 2018
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
Canvas Art for Kids 7-11yrs

Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online one month prior to class. Thursday, December 6th 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:124 Harlech Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online one month prior to class. Thursday, December 6th 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:#2-702 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach,
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$20
Phone:250-390-4111
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
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$7 – $10
Phone:(250) 752-1992
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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 6, 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 6, 2018
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 2018
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
cloud

♥Nanaimo Metaphysical Network presents, Debra Mallet, Intuitive Clairvoyant Empathic Medium. December 6th at 7p.m., by suggested donation of $7.00
Join us for an evening of messages from those who have passed over with Debra Mallet.
I would like to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Debra. I am an Intuitive Clairvoyant Empathic Medium. I have the gift of understanding or knowing information without the aid of any direct evidence or reasoning. With the ability of seeing objects or ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:2331 East Wellington Road Nanaimo,
Location:Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo
Cost:$7
Phone:250-591-0775
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 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 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 6, 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 6, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:470 Island Highway Campbell River,
Location:Campbell River Museum
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
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
 
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 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
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 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 6, 2018
play

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:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 2018
play

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:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 2018
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 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 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
 
Dec 6, 2018
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Dec 6, 2018
Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence
Category:Art
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
sing

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:Art
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:8 Pirates Lane Nanaimo,
Location:Dinghy Dock Pub
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 753-2373
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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 $50 for 3 month
For more info contact Eva 250 954 1002
WWW.parksvilletaichi.com
Google ‘Master Moy demonstrates Tai Chi arts’
for a YouTube video.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:9.30 – 11.30 am
Address:407 Wembley Road Parksville
Location:St Edmund’s Anglican Church
Cost:$ 20 a month or $50 for 3 month
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
The Oceanside Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Thursday of the month.This group is independent, non-profit, slip-on shoe support groups serving the Oceanside community for over 5 years. Hundreds of people receive help dealing with cancer from their volunteer efforts. Communicating, getting the word out and trying to reach newly diagnosed folks, their friends and families. There is no fee or requirement for these casual get togethers.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach
Location:The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
 
Dec 6, 2018
breast%20cancer

The Oceanside Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Thursday of the month.This group is independent, non-profit, slip-on shoe support groups serving the Oceanside community for over 5 years. Hundreds of people receive help dealing with cancer from their volunteer efforts. Communicating, getting the word out and trying to reach newly diagnosed folks, their friends and families. There is no fee or requirement for these casual get togethers.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach
Location:The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
New members and guests welcome
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
New members and guests welcome
Category:Art
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 2018
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 2018
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 6, 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 30, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
scrooge

This quick-change, cross-dressing version of the Charles Dickens classic is set in a Victoria music hall. The Royal Music Hall Twenty-Member Variety Players are beset with a widespread case of food poisoning. This leaves only three surviving members to soldier on through a performance of A Christmas Carol. The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Done in the style of British Music Hall, Scrooge In Rouge abounds in bad p...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 30, 2018
End:Dec 16, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:4985 Christie Road Ladysmith,
Location:Ladysmith Little Theatre
Cost:$10 – $25
Phone:250-924-0658
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
suess

“Anything’s Possible” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper!
The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bir...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Malaspina Theatre – Vancouver Island University
Cost:$12
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
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 21, 2018
Registration for the SOS Christmas program: SOS wants to ensure all local children and youth receive a special gift, and that families, adults and seniors can choose the food they wish to have over the holidays. To donate to the program visit www.sosd69.com, call 250-248-2093, or drop by the SOS Community Services Centre in Parksville at 245 West Hirst Ave., Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. New, unwrapped gifts are also gratefully accepted at this location to fill the SOS Toy Shop where low-income parents and grandparents shop for their children for free.
Category:Art
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 21, 2018
Address: 245 West Hirst Ave, Parksville
Location:SOS Community Services Centre
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 2018
Grades 10-12. Old and new friends get together for dinner, music,creative projects, games, outings and more! Drop-in
Category:Art
Date:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 2018
nutcracker

Rediscover the magic of your childhood with Nutcracker. As the clock strikes midnight the adventure of a lifetime begins. Before the final curtain falls, Clara will battle the evil Mouse King, fall in love with her dashing Nutcracker prince and find herself on a story-book journey that will take her into the heart of a timeless fairy tale. The breathtaking production features a cast of characters of all ages. As much a part of the holiday season as pond hockey and mistletoe, Nutcracker is a Christm...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:30pm - 10:00pm
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo,
Location:The Port Theatre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 754-8550
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 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
 
Dec 2, 2018 to Dec 19, 2018
milner

An outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy. Over half a kilometre of lit and decorated trails. Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, story telling, refreshments, tea room, and gift shops available.

Milner Christmas Magic is a fundraising event in support of Milner Gardens & Woodland with a special event admission by suggested donation of: $5 Adult, $2.50 Child, $12 Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children/Youth under 19 years.)
Category:Family
Start:Dec 2, 2018
End:Dec 19, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm, last entry 8pm
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$5/adult, $2.50/child, $12/family (2 adults and up to 3 chil
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:2-3:15 pm
Location:Arbutus Meadows Event Centre
Cost:$65 for the season
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2018 to Dec 24, 2018
Starting November 26 we are open daily until Christmas eve, Whiskey Creek Christmas Tree U-cut hours are typically:

Weekends from 9am until dark
Weekdays from 11am until dark
Category:Events
Start:Nov 26, 2018
End:Dec 24, 2018
Time:Weekends from 9am until dark, Weekdays from 11am until dark
Address:Melrose road, Qualicum Beach
 
Dec 5, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
2018

Join us as we celebrate music, art, laughter, and love this holiday season. Find the perfect gift in our Artisan Gift Shop for someone special and unique. Jewellery, pottery, art glass, paintings, woodcraft, wearable art, and so much more.
Bid on your favourite seasonal wreath or swag handcrafted by local artists and add to your holiday decor. Also, artisan crafted gorgeous tree ornaments.
Lots to see and do at The MAC this holiday season.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 5, 2018
End:Dec 23, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:Free
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 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:Dec 6, 2018
Time:Various
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Website:Open Site


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