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Vancouver Island Events

Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
art

A traveling exhibit highlighting the courage of local people who resisted racist government policies and the colonial dispossession of Indigenous Peoples and people of Asian heritage. The exhibit explores how people struggled to preserve their cultures.
“Fighting for Justice” has been hosted by museums and libraries across Vancouver Island and was featured at the 2017 Heritage BC Conference in Bew Westminster.
Individuals wishing to learn more about this exhibit, or come for a preview with museum staff,...more info
Category:Events
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-752-5533
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 29, 2019
art

Art Battle® is stoked to be heading back to Nanaimo!
Grab your best pals and come enjoy an amazing evening of live competitive painting as artists have 20 minutes to take their canvases from blank to beautiful, battling not only the clock but each other as well. Watch the paint fly before your eyes and help vote to determine the Champion!
All artwork created will also be available via silent auction.
Be a part of the fun as a spectator, or participate as one of the featured artists by applying online a...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 10:30pm
Address:1861 Dufferin Crescent Nanaimo
Location:Buzz Coffee House
Cost:$15 – $20
Phone:250 202 3894
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 29, 2019
Ballroom Dancing in Nanoose Place. Visit website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 2019
tai

Chair Tai Chi at Nanoose Place Community Centre each Tues. See website for details.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:10-11 AM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 2019
cloud

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:Family
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 2019
skate

Learn to ice skate so you can join your friends at Oceanside Place Arena. Free skate rentals included. Registration required as space is limited. Full details online.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway Parksville,
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free but must register
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Jan 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2019
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:Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Leave the chilly,wet weather behind and join Stir Cooking School as we take you on a culinary trip to sunny Jamaica!
We will explore the delicious spicing and exotic flavours that make this cuisine so special.
The class will offer 3 courses complimented with expertly selected alcohol pairings.Bring a friend and get ready for a fun night out!
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:3296 Island Hwy North Nanaimo,
Location:Lucky’s Liquor Store
Cost:$75
Phone:250-619-6273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2019
lego

If your child loves LEGO, let them come join NS3 for our LEGO Robotics drop off every Tuesday. Kids will have an hour and a half to build and program a LEGO creation that moves. Ages 6+
Category:Family
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 4:30pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo
Location:NS3 Science Studio
Cost:$10
Phone:1-778-268-2289
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 2019
non

Would you like to learn nonviolent communication techniques and practice these skills in a safe environment with like-minded people?
Nonviolent Communication theory supposes conflicts arise from individual or group attempts to fulfill universal human needs such as safety, belonging or autonomy. Unfortunately, we sometimes use ‘violent’ strategies such as blaming or judging to try to satisfy our unmet needs. NVC offers guidance in ‘empathetically listening and honestly expressing’ using four conversationa...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:6250 Hammond Bay Rd Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island Regional Library; Nanaimo North Boardroom
Cost:Free
Name:Patricia Chisholm
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 29, 2019
Rehearsals begin Jan. 8th for our Spring Concert
which will feature Haydn’s Creation
Category:Events
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:7:15pm - 9:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street Parksville
Location:Knox United Church (Parksville)
Name:Kathy Larson
Phone:250-752-8130
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 29, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:9 AM
Address:Various Locations around the Parksville Qualicum Beach Area.
Location:Parksville Beach Community Park
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
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 29, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
dance

Contemporary dance, direct from Norway! A project at the crossroads between two cultures. Using only a small sitting stool as his partner, award-winning dancer Sudesh Adhana embodies the inner struggle of navigating bicultural identities.
Category:Theatre
Date:Jan 29, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo,
Location:The Port Theatre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 754-8550
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Email for Details
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 28, 2019 to Feb 1, 2019
ski

Enjoy our Women’s Week Packages and special Aprés all week long. A “Women Only” program taught and designed especially for women. Women of similar abilities are grouped into small classes to meet new friends and re-visit old ones as you improve your skiing and riding technique. After a morning of fun on the slopes, our pros will escort you to a delicious meal from our food and beverage staff.
Alpine Women’s Week Escape Package includes an all-day lift ticket, a women’s only lesson from 10am to noon, and ...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jan 28, 2019
End:Feb 1, 2019
Time:10:00am - 2:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Campbell River/Courtenay
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:See Website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 29, 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 29, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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