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Vancouver Island Events

Jan 25, 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 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 9, 2019 to Jan 31, 2019
art

A collection of works by local artists including, Dennis Brown.
Show runs Monday-Friday, 9-5pm
January 9-January 31
Opening Reception January 10, 7-9pm
78 Wharf Street Gallery
Category:Art
Start:Jan 9, 2019
End:Jan 31, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 2019
sheets

TWO WOMEN, ONE LIFE-CHANGING ENCOUNTER: “BETWEEN THE SHEETS” OPENS JAN. 25th AT WESTERN EDGE THEATRE
Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre continues its 15th Anniversary season with “Between the Sheets” by Jordi Mand, an explosive drama about two women and a single night that changes their lives.
Set in a grade three classroom on parent-teacher night, “Between the Sheets” begins as a seemingly-innocent meeting between Marion, the mother of a special needs child, and “Miss Stewart,” her child’s teacher. Befo...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:25 Victoria Road Nanaimo
Location:Harbour City Theatre
Cost:$12 – $24
Phone:250-816-6459
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
creative

Take the time for yourself for self-nurturing and discovery with an artists’ retreat at Nanaimo’s peaceful Bethlehem Centre in the New Year in 2019. Our December retreat has been postponed until January, and the date is still tentative and we will confirm the date soon. Our week-long retreat invites you to bring your genre of art into spacious creative practice and spiritual reflection with creative community at Nanaimo’s beautiful Bethlehem Centre. Located at 2371 Arbot Rd. in the tranquil lakeside ...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Address:2371 Arbot Road Nanaimo
Location:Bethlehem Centre
Cost:$1200 – $1450
Phone:250-754-3254
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 21, 2019 to Jan 27, 2019
beth

Take the time for yourself for self-nurturing and discovery with an artists’ retreat at Nanaimo’s peaceful Bethlehem Centre from January 21-27th, 2019. We are pleased to reschedule this previously postponed December 3rd-9th, 2018 event. Our January 21-27th week-long retreat invites you to bring your genre of art into spacious creative practice and spiritual reflection with creative community at Nanaimo’s beautiful Bethlehem Centre. Located at 2371 Arbot Rd. in the tranquil lakeside woodlands of Mt. Benso...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jan 21, 2019
End:Jan 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:2371 Arbot Road Nanaimo
Location:Bethlehem Centre
Cost:$1200 – $1450
Phone:250-754-3254
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019 to Jan 26, 2019
sale

Our client’s at 850 Ocean Place are having an ESTATE SALE on Friday and Saturday from 8 - Noon.
The house has SOLD and everything in the ESTATE must GO! Items for sale include sofas, chairs, coffee tables, side tables, lamps, dish sets, Oak dining table and chairs, Oak kitchen table and 6 chairs, tea trolley, china cabinets, set of cooking pots, Bedroom furniture, trundle day bed, Outdoor furniture, ladders and tools, lawnmowers, landscaping tools, records, stereo equipment, electric fireplace, a and a ...more info
Category:Garage Sale
Start:Jan 25, 2019
End:Jan 26, 2019
Time:8 - Noon
Address:850 Ocean Place, Parksville
 
Jan 25, 2019
art

Family Paint 5yrs+

Let's create art and memories together. Family members will take part in painting their own canvas with the guidance of our experienced art instructor. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. View painting project online one month prior to class. Friday, January 25th from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at Oceanside Art Studio, cost is $30.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:702 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$30
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
WorkWrite Consulting’s informative full-day workshop is designed to help small business owners and supervisors who are new to employee management.
This 6-hour workshop will provide basic, easy-to-implement tools and strategies to successfully manage the human resource side of your business or non-profit.
AFTER ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
1. Understand how to identify, recruit and on-board the best people for their organization
2. Engage employees through staff recognition and build a culture of appreciation
3. Manage employee feedback conversations and learn how...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:9:30am - 4:30pm
Address:501 - 65 Front St Nanaimo,
Location:Tourism Vancouver Island Meeting Room
Cost:$325
Phone:250-740-1221
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Jan 25, 2019
mega

Release your inner rock star! This isn’t your boring regular karaoke…this is the lights, the drums, the big sound system, and Megastar to back you up as you sing your favourite rock song with a live band!
Megastar Live Karaoke is for singers and is every Friday night in Ted’s Bar and Grill this winter season till the end of March.
Starts at 830 pm every Friday and after 10 is for 19+.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:8:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Campbell River/Courtenay
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 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 25, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
pet

Jamming With Giants, a tribute to the life and music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, also featuring songs by some of the giants of the rock and roll that inspired and recorded with Tom Petty, performed by Top Tier Tribute band Perfectly Petty featuring Nanaimo’s own Dave D as Tom Petty. A must see show for any fan of great classic rock, Dave D has been recognized as one of the most authentic Tom Petty Tribute artists in North America, and with his killer band of Vancouver heavyweights, Perfectly Petty...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:34 Victoria Crescent Nanaimo
Location:The Queen’s
Cost:$20.00 – $25.00
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 2019
prime

Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
 
Jan 22, 2019 to Jan 27, 2019
rail

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogni...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 22, 2019
End:Jan 27, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 22, 2019 to Jan 30, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 22, 2019
End:Jan 30, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire, Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide.
The day celebrates Burns’ contribution to Scottish culture. His best-known work is Auld Lang Syne.
Many places celebrate with Scottish Music, Poetry, and a traditional Scottish Dinner.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:5:00am - 11:45pm
Location:Various Locations in Your Community
 
Jan 25, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 25, 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 25, 2019
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
Sea to Sky X-Country Adventure Tour
“Cross” off another item on your New Year’s resolution list and give x-country skiing a try. After picking up equipment (or bring your own) we’ll have a quick orientation followed by an entertaining cruise through the alpine wonderland. This program includes transportation from Oceanside Place Arena to Mt. Washington Alpine Resort. Two dates to choose from Sunday January 6th or Friday January 25th. Cost is $65/person plus trail pass and rental (if needed). Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rd...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:$65
Phone:250-390-4111
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 25, 2019
Storytelling - Slice of Life: Oh, No! Now What?

The Mid-Island Storytellers (MIST) will be telling us about a time when something happened and they had to make a decision or make a change or something happened to change their lives.

About Slice of Life, Real People, Real Stories: The tellers have all pitched their story ideas and have been selected to tell stories based on a theme, and all tellers have attended a rehearsal prior to the event. The stories will be no longer than 10 minutes, hence the name, "Slice of Life".
Category:Events
Date:Jan 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC
Cost:$18 ($15 OCAC members)
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2019
swim

Teenagers head to the Ravensong Aquatic Centre for a fun swim with your friends.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 25, 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 25, 2019
swim

Teenagers head to the Ravensong Aquatic Centre for a fun swim with your friends.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 23, 2019 to Feb 6, 2019
i

Winter Wonderland Art Show runs December 6th, 2018 to February 6th 2019.
Part of Art @ Vancouver Island Conference Centre presented by Nanaimo Arts Council.
Open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Category:Art
Start:Jan 23, 2019
End:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 25, 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 25, 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


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