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Vancouver Island Events

 
Dec 30, 2018 to Jan 5, 2019
 
Dec 30, 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 30, 2018
latin

Corta Jaca Dance, Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons each Sunday (December schedule limited, see website).
6:30 Beginners 7:30 Intermediates.
Everyone welcome
Contact Andy Mundy
778-424-9994
http://www.cortajacadance.ca/
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 30, 2018
Time:6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Andy Mundy
Phone:778-424-9994
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 30, 2018
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 30, 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 30, 2018
crown

Full on Country comes in on Sunday afternoons from 3-7pm. Join in the jam, get in on the meat draw or just enjoy the music.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 30, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 30, 2018
crown

Come on down to the Crown & jam with Big Daddy at the best jam on Vancouver Island!

Date(s):
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 30, 2018
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
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 30, 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 30, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:470 Island Highway Campbell River,
Location:Campbell River Museum
Cost:Free
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 30, 2018
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Dec 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2018
diva

Las Divas will be playing Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge! Doors at 7:00, show starts at 7:30. Come one, come all!
SET ONE:
Begin your evening with original compositions by pianist Pat Covernton, showcasing music from his first CD “Guardian Angels” and from his soon to be released CD “Quest”.

SET TWO:
Las Divas Band – Five piece band bringing you hits from throughout the decades! Multi-Genre Repertoire, R&B, Soul, Classic Rock, Country, Top 40, 60s/70s/80s, Disco. All the greats, including Patsy, E...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 30, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 10:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
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 30, 2018
mic

Every Sunday, 5-8pm, Lions Club Meat Draw and Open Jam hosted by The Ryder Bachman Band. Bring your instrument and play along!
Category:Art
Date:Dec 30, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2018 to Dec 30, 2018
pan

“Peter Pan” is the classic story of the mischievous little boy who flies and refuses to grow up, preferring, instead, to live in mysterious Neverland, sharing adventures with the lost boys, pirates, fairies, tick-tocking crocodiles and, occasionally, real children. Our family- orientated musical includes song, dance, and action that will enthrall and engage every child from five to one hundred and five.
Directed by Julian Packer
Running from December 13th – 30th, 2018.
Category:Theatre
Start:Dec 13, 2018
End:Dec 30, 2018
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:110 W 2nd Ave Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre Qualicum Beach
Cost:see website
Phone:2507523522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 30, 2018
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 30, 2018
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 30, 2018
sc

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

Make Sunday your favourite day of the week with Smoke 'N Water's signature brunch buffet, every Sunday from 9-2. Whether you’re craving breakfast or lunch you will find a great selection of fresh, house made dishes to satisfy your appetite.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 30, 2018
Time:9:00am
Address:1-1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Cost:Adults $17.95 Kids 6-12 $8.95 Kids 5 & Under Free.
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
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
Jan 1, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019
Ballroom Dancing in Nanoose Place. Visit website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
tai

Chair Tai Chi at Nanoose Place Community Centre each Tues. See website for details.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:10-11 AM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
hand

Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you spend quality time with your family.
Tuesdays in Qualicum Beach from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Art
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
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 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
 
Jan 1, 2019
pgosa

Mixed doubles play on three courts, balls provided, some spare paddles available. Program restricted to current PGOSA members. Cost is $4.00 per session.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
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:Jan 1, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019
yoga

This class offers dedicated students finer instruction aimed at gaining further clarity of Iyengar Yoga. Standing poses, seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and the practice of deep relaxation/pranayama. This class also begins the exploration into the arm and shoulder work necessary to perform Salamba Sirsasana – Headstand.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17 – 6 & 12 class punch cards available
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 5:15pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019
bare

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:Jan 1, 2019
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
 
Jan 1, 2019
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:Jan 1, 2019
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
 
Jan 1, 2019
In association with the Town of Qualicum Beach and Quality Foods, we invite Legion members and the public to our annual New Year’s Day Levée. 2019 is the 373rd Anniversary of the first Levée held in Canada. What is a Levée? Go to our Branch Website at http://legion76.ca to read about this tradition.
The Qualicum Beach Pipe Band will be performing. There will be refreshments, food and live music, so come out and help us celebrate the New Year! You are encouraged to wear your Service uniform or Legion uniform.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:180 Veterans Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Beach Legion (Branch #76)
Cost:Free
Phone:250-752-9632
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019
cloud

First Tuesday of each month. Those newly diagnosed or affected, their family & friends are welcome.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach,
Location:The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Phone:250-752-7489
 
Jan 1, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
bird

Bird walks from the Parksville Beach Community Park at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays going to different areas in and around the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:9 AM
Address:Various Locations around the Parksville Qualicum Beach Area.
Location:Parksville Beach Community Park
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 1, 2019
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
 
Jan 1, 2019
taco

Yes… it’s Taco Tuesday here at your local Rumhouse! Your choice of either soft or hard shell tacos… just $4 each or 3 for $10.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Jan 1, 2019
craft

Tuesday Craft Nights at Realm Food Co. Join us and the crafting community to share your creativity. Get some projects done, share ideas and motivate each other while enjoying local organic food!
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019
karate

Accepting New Students: 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, during the school year, at Arrowview Elementary School gym,Qualicum Beach. Umi Wado Kai Karate teaches the art of self-defence, while instilling a strong sense of self-discipline, self-confidence, respect and humility. Classes are geared for ages 7 and up and emphasize skill development in a fun and interactive way. To learn more, please contact Daniel McKee at 250-650-5451.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Email for Details
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019
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:Jan 1, 2019
Time:2-3:15 pm
Location:Arbutus Meadows Event Centre
Cost:$65 for the season
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019 to Jan 6, 2019
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
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 Torchlight Parade and Fireworks – December 26, 2018
New Year’s Eve Family Party – December 31, 2018
Ne...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Jan 6, 2019
Time:9:00am
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019
sing

It's Karaoke at the Gun! Come join Debra & friends, show off your pipes, get in on prizes and the "cash wall" and enjoy free pool.  EVERY Tuesday at 9pm
Category:Events
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019
ball

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium every Tuesday night for FREE drop-in basketball from 6:30-7pm. All equipment is provided. All you need to do is show up ready to play.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 1, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 2, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
mic

Come share your talent at our weekly open-mic night!

We are very excited to be opening up the stage to the MANY incredibly talented locals in our area. A great opportunity to meet other musicians alike!

Bring your own instruments/ prepared songs and we'll put your name on the set list.

Hosted by James
No cover

See you there!
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:6-8pm
Address:2-180 Craig St, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
carpet

Carpet Bowling at Nanoose Place each Weds 1-3:30 PM. New Players Welcome! See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:1-3:30 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
yoga

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:Jan 2, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
rug

Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers at Nanoose Place every Weds 10-3. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
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:Jan 2, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you enjoy quality time with your family.
Wednesdays from 4:30 pm-7 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
Work parties at the Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:8425 Berray Road Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Salmon Hatchery
Name:Judy Ackinclose
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 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
 
Jan 2, 2019
yoga

This class will help you unwind from old stress responses and old habitual patterning we can tend to create. These exercises help to remind your brain to keep your body flexible and free from discomfort and pain after shock, injury or overuse. The exercises are very simple and very effective when in pain. It works on releasing areas of holding by re-patterning your movement and releasing, as well as integrating the mind body so the body moves more intelligently, working deeply with the nervous system. Yo...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 2, 2019
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
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
get

Every Wed. from 7 to 9pm come dance to the music of Get Rhythm. We play a variety of tunes, country, old rock & roll, latin and old time waltz’s with the occasional polka thrown in if requested. This dance is by donation and has been running for over 17 years. Drop by and have some fun.
Category:Art
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:146 Hirst Ave W, BC Parksville,
Location:Parksville Legion
Cost:by donation
Name:Sharon Franzen
Phone:250-821-6342
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
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:Jan 2, 2019
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
 
Jan 2, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:6-8pm.
Address:1051 Resort Drive Beach Acres Resort Parksville
Location:Black Goose Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
bingo
Nanoose Bay Bingo every Weds evening at the Community Center.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:6pm – 10pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
bingo

Bingo at Nanoose Place Community Centre
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:6pm – 7pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:http://www.nanoosecommunity.ca/calendar/
 
Jan 2, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
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:Jan 2, 2019
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
 
Jan 2, 2019
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:Jan 2, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
music

QB Ukulele Strum & Sing with Harmony Sessions

Can you read and play basic treble clef music? Do enjoy playing a familiar simple melody with harmony and chords? Join other friendly and supportive ukulele players on Wednesday afternoons starting September 2018 at the Qualicum Beach Seniors Centre.

For music and time details call Cathy 250-594-2260.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:Afternoons
Address:241 Hoylake Rd E, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Senior Centre
Cost:$20 annual membership
Name:Cathy
Phone:250-594-2260.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
yoga

Qigong is the skillful application of life force energy designed to correct energetic imbalances which occur as a result of a busy lifestyle, poor diet, illness/injury, consistent negative emotions, and many other reasons. The practice is reputed to be approximately 5000 years old, originating in Ancient China, with influences from other countries such as India. It is a holistic practice using gentle physical exercises, visualizations, meditations, and breathing techniques to correct imbalances and creat...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 6:15pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
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:Jan 2, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 2, 2019
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
 
Jan 2, 2019
seniors

A friendly comfortable place for social interaction, fun outings and gathering information. This happens every Wednesday in either Parksville or Qualicum.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:Varioius Locations in Parksville or Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Phone:250.348.2093
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
friends

Contact SAT@sosd69.com or call 250-248-2093 ext. 224
A friendly comfortable place for social interaction, fun outings and gathering information.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
walk

Sole Sisters Walking

Strap on your walking shoes and join the Sole Sisters walking group. This program is held every Wednesday at various locations around the Oceanside area and is intended for women 50+, but all ages are welcome.

All levels of fitness are encouraged and no one will be left behind.

For information about the weekly walk location, please visit: https://www.arrowsmithcalendar.com/programs-sole-sisters
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
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:Jan 2, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
myspace

MakerSpace is proud to open its doors to non-members every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm!

Come in and be greeted by a fun and motivated community of tech enthusiasts! Whether you are interested in learning 3D printing, wood carving, wood working or electronics, we've got it!

This new club of Computing/Electronics/Tinkerers Hobbyists enthusiasts might just be what you are looking for
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Community MakerSpace
Cost:See website
Name:Viviane Laniel
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
weight

Weight Watchers Meetings are led by people who’ve succeeded on the program, so their expertise comes from real-life experience.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 248-6234
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
wings

It’s Wing Wednesday here at your local Rumhouse! Get a full pound of our plump chicken wings with your favorite sauce for just $6 with the purchase of any beverage regularly priced at $5 or more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019 to Jan 6, 2019
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
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 Torchlight Parade and Fireworks – December 26, 2018
New Year’s Eve Family Party – December 31, 2018
Ne...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Jan 6, 2019
Time:9:00am
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
Formal and informal activities for developing and supporting self-discovery and personal growth in all areas of your life.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 2, 2019
yoga

Interactive participation in the discovery of the ancient wisdom of Yoga and its application to practice and daily life. Discussion is generated through readings from ancient texts such as: Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads, The Rig Veda, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and others. All welcome.
While this is a Karma (free) class, donations to the Qualicum Beach Bear Smart Community Program are gratefully accepted!
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 2, 2019
Come connect with others. Eat snacks, shoot some pool, play some games, play music or make some cool art. Drop-ins welcome.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
Jan 3, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
1st and 3rd Thu of each month. Come and embroider, learn new techniques and for friendship with other stitchers.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:9:30am
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 752-1992
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
 
Jan 3, 2019
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:3922 Corunna Ave Nanaimo,
Location:Wellington Hall
Cost:Free
Name:Pat
Phone:250-585-1985
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
music

Live Music at Deez Bar and Grill starting a 7pm. Showcasing lots of local and Island favourites every Thursday night.
Category:Concerts
Date:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Workshop
Date:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
school

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:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
school

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:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:1pm – 3pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Layne
Phone:250-757-8217
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Jan 3, 2019
Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:8 Pirates Lane Nanaimo,
Location:Dinghy Dock Pub
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 753-2373
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
Parksville Shores Tai Chi
New Beginner class
Jan. 3 2019
9.30 – 11.30 am
St. Edmund’s Church
$ 20 a month or $50 for 3 month
For more info contact Eva 250 954 1002
WWW.parksvilletaichi.com
Google ‘Master Moy demonstrates Tai Chi arts’
for a YouTube video.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:9:30am - 11:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Road Parksville,
Location:St Edmund’s Anglican Church
Cost:$ 20 a month or $50 for 3 month
Phone:250-248-3114
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach
Location:The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 3, 2019
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:3:30pm – 5:30pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Bob
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 3, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 3, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 3, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
friends

Grades 10-12. Old and new friends get together for dinner, music,creative projects, games, outings and more! Drop-in.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
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
 
Jan 3, 2019
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:Jan 3, 2019
Time:2-3:15 pm
Location:Arbutus Meadows Event Centre
Cost:$65 for the season
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 1, 2019 to Jan 6, 2019
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
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 Torchlight Parade and Fireworks – December 26, 2018
New Year’s Eve Family Party – December 31, 2018
Ne...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Jan 6, 2019
Time:9:00am
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 4, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
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
 
Jan 4, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
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
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Jan 4, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
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
 
Jan 4, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
mic

Have you got three songs you want to sing/play in front of a welcoming audience? Original or cover songs – doesn’t matter. Either by yourself or with a few friends – doesn’t matter. Acoustic or electric – doesn’t matter. Even if you’re just getting started – you know the drill – it just doesn’t matter. We will accept and encourage all forms and genres of musical style. We will provide the PA systems and mics (or you can just sing without any amplification if you prefer). We will also have a keyboard and d...more info
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5 admission (performers are free)
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 4, 2019
Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 4, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019 to Jan 6, 2019
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
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 Torchlight Parade and Fireworks – December 26, 2018
New Year’s Eve Family Party – December 31, 2018
Ne...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Jan 6, 2019
Time:9:00am
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 4, 2019
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:Jan 4, 2019
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
Jan 5, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 5, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 5, 2019
coffee

Held on the first Saturday of each month. Always an interesting mix of local talents. Admission $5.00 at the door. Musicians and entertainers free. Coffee and treats available from the kitchen. Coffee courtesy of Creekmore Coffee
Category:Events
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$5
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
 
Jan 5, 2019
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:Workshop
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:15am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 5, 2019
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:Jan 5, 2019
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
 
Jan 5, 2019
lions

Meat Draws every Saturday at the Rocking Horse Pub from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (except for summer break)
Category:Events
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 5, 2019
Xmas Tree Recycling by donation. Please recycle your tree at the Real Canadian Superstore located at 6435 Metral Drive on Saturday & Sunday, January 5 & 6 from 10:00 – 4:00, or at DBL’s Yard at 333 -10th Street in south Nanaimo between 10:00 and 4:00 any day during the month of January (also by donation). Proceeds help support the many services provided by Volunteer Nanaimo.
Also: bring your returnable bottles / cans and any gift wrap you wish to recycle to the Superstore chipping site on the 5th and 6th of January. The revenue from returnable bottles and cans will be used to support ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:6435 Metral Drive Nanaimo,
Location:Nanaimo Superstore lot (north west side)
Cost:By Donation
Phone:250-758-7121
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 5, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 5, 2019
QB%20market
Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market - a great way to start your Saturday morning. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong resident, a visit to Veteran's Way and Memorial is where you'll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork, as well as a wide range of local crafts. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Markets
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 5, 2019
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:Jan 5, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 5, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 5, 2019
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
 
Jan 5, 2019
my

Oceanside Community MakerSpace is proud to open its doors to non-members the first Saturday of the month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm!

Come in and be greeted by a fun and motivated community of tech enthusiasts! Whether you are interested in learning 3D printing, wood carving, wood working or electronics, we've got it!
Category:Events
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Community MakerSpace
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019 to Jan 6, 2019
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
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 Torchlight Parade and Fireworks – December 26, 2018
New Year’s Eve Family Party – December 31, 2018
Ne...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Jan 6, 2019
Time:9:00am
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 5, 2019
zen

Zentangle Basics Class

Start the New Year with a new, creative art form that can bring mindfulness to your busy days. The Zentangle method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.

This Basis class explores the world of Zentangle, learning some basic "tangles" as well as the philosophy and the process of this fun art form. With one simple stroke at a time, you'll discover how simple, relaxing and enjoyable it can be. You'll create two tiles ...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 5, 2019
Time:9:30am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$48
Website:Open Site

 
Dec 30, 2018 to Jan 5, 2019
 


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