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Vancouver Island Events

Jan 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:6-8pm
Address:2-180 Craig St, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:1-3:30 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 954-2273
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 30, 2019
rug

Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers at Nanoose Place every Weds 10-3. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 30, 2019
family

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 30, 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 30, 2019
Work parties at the Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:8425 Berray Road Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Salmon Hatchery
Name:Judy Ackinclose
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 2019
Work parties at the Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:8425 Berray Road Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Salmon Hatchery
Name:Judy Ackinclose
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2019
stones

Mindfulness is the number one skill for acquiring balance in our life. It acts like an internal guidance system that allows us to be fully present in the moment without judgement, turning negative emotions into positive states of mind. Come and practice this skill so that it becomes a natural positive force in your life. Preregistration required. Contact Sharon Thomas 250-228-4330.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:#1 - 534 Pioneer Crescent Parksville
Location:Pioneer Wellness Centre
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 30, 2019
mother

The Juno and MMVA nominated Vancouver-based band, comprised of Ryan Guldemond, Molly Guldemond, Jasmin Parkin, Ali Siadat and Mike Young, has had a whirlwind decade; garnering six top 10 singles on the alt rock Canadian charts and 41 million streams and counting on digital platforms.
Their latest album, 2017’s No Culture, produced “The Drugs” a #1 single on the Alt Rock charts in Canada for three consecutive weeks. The alt-rockers first earned critical acclaim with their debut albums Touch Up (2007) a...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 11:00pm
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo,
Location:The Port Theatre
Cost:See Below
Phone:(250) 754-8550
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 30, 2019
bingo
Nanoose Bay Bingo every Weds evening at the Community Center.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:6pm – 10pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 2019
bingo

Bingo at Nanoose Place Community Centre
Category:Events
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:6pm – 7pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:http://www.nanoosecommunity.ca/calendar/
 
Jan 30, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Jan 30, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Jan 30, 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 30, 2019
science

At this drop-off kids will have the opportunity to do some science exploration. Exhibits such as the marble wall, wind tunnel, and Keva blocks will always be available, and new activities will be available each week. Ages 6+
Category:Events
Date:Jan 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Website:Open Site
 
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 30, 2019
woman

Formal and informal activities for developing and supporting self-discovery and personal growth in all areas of your life.
Category:Workshop
Date:Jan 30, 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 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:(250) 954-2273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 30, 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 30, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site


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