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Vancouver Island Events

Oct 10, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
art

3,2,1-Create Exhibition

This exhibition will be open at the MAC from Sep 7 through Oct 12. The MAC is open Tue-Sun 10-4.

Over the past decade, the three artists have been working together. The photographer, Don Zeghers, takes artistic photos during vacations and daily events that often inspire Krista Zeghers and Coreen Zerr. Together the three artists will confer on various photos that can be combined or altered to produce a new image. Sometimes the photographer will go out and purposefully find pho...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Oct 12, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Pike at Aurora Wellness Centre, Pville weekly or drop in for this all level Hatha style Yoga practice. You will improve your breathing, balance, strength and flexibility while we mindfully relax.
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville,
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
 
Oct 10, 2019
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow. The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favorites. Classes include hip hop, top 40, R&B, and songs from around the world too (such as K-Pop from Korea, and Latin be...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington,
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$48
Phone:(250) 248-5106
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 10, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club (regular intensity cardio dance). Classes run every Thursday morning, 644 Memorial Rd, Qualicum Beach B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Register for class with the RDN using the link on this page, or register at Ravensong in Qualicum Beach or Oceanside Place Arena in Parksville. Save money by registering for a series, or drop in for $10.

Class description:
Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workou...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 2019
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:3353 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Deez Bar & Grill
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 10, 2019
for

Connection, support, discussion and resources about
Mental Health in a safe and caring environment.
11am – 3pm every Thursday at St Stephens Church.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:150 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:St Stephens Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
Geology Tour

Join Dr. Steven Earle for an interpretive geology tour on the beaches of Nanoose Bay. Learn simple identification techniques and a bit about the island's geological history. Transportation will be provided from your choice of either Oceanside Place Arena at 9:00 am or Nanoose Place at 9:30 am. Thursday, October 10 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Cost is $29.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:9:30am - 12:30pm
Location:Nanoose Bay
Cost:$29
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
stage

Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her beloved cottage in the mountains of Virginia to die alone. Gloria, an uptight hospice wo...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Oct 10, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:Various, see website
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

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

Thursday Night Live Music
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:6060 Island Hwy W Qualicum Bay,
Location:West Coast Food House
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 2019
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:1pm – 3pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Layne
Phone:250-757-8217
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Oct 10, 2019
Learn About Medical Benefits of Cannabis

Now that Cannabis is legal, there is a growing need for education regarding the multiple ways cannabis and CBD can be used.

Naomi Nicholson, Colorado trained in Cannabis Massage will teach you the art of self-consumption.

To ensure a good experience or getting over a bad one, you need to know what you are taking and how it may affect you.

This evening is designed for the never-consumed-before, only-a- couple-times, the part/full time person and those curious about cannabis. Continue to build on your knowledge on how strains can affect you, w...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$7
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:8 Pirates Lane Nanaimo,
Location:Dinghy Dock Pub
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 753-2373
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 3, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
treasure

'Nature's Hidden Treasures' Exhibition by Rich Williams

This exhibition will be open at the MAC from Sep 7 through Oct 12. The MAC is open Tue-Sun 10-4.

Rich Williams' work is primarily in acrylics and watercolour, and covers a cross-section of subjects such as landscapes, structures, boats, florals and abstracts.

From a very early age Rich was interested in art. Studying art in high school only tweaked his interest more. He attended S.A.I.T., taking first-year Architectural Technology where...more info
Category:Art
Start:Oct 3, 2019
End:Oct 12, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
art

'Nature's Hidden Treasures' Exhibition by Rich Williams

This exhibition will be open at the MAC from Sep 7 through Oct 12. The MAC is open Tue-Sun 10-4.

Rich Williams' work is primarily in acrylics and watercolour, and covers a cross-section of subjects such as landscapes, structures, boats, florals and abstracts.

From a very early age Rich was interested in art. Studying art in high school only tweaked his interest more. He attended S.A.I.T., taking first-year Architectural Technology where he l...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Oct 12, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 10, 2019
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 2019
music

Mark Hellman is delighted to bring his rollicking musical tribute to legendary folksinger and social activst, Pete Seeger, to Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge in Parksville on October 10. Mark has been touring this show around BC and across Canada since 2015, and will be taking it on tour to the United States for the first time in November.

This ‘musical memoir’ is told entirely in Seeger’s own words (from his 1972 autobiography) and features 29 favourite songs from his early years (1935-70), inviting the...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 2019
mic

Thursday Night Live Music
Category:Events
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:6060 Island Hwy W Qualicum Bay
Location:West Coast Food House
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 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:Oct 10, 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
 
Oct 10, 2019
basket

Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 16+)

Thursday evening basketball is one of our most popular sports programs. Each week an avid group of basketball players meet to enjoy a casual game. All materials are provided, but participants need to be dressed to run. No registration is required, but you will need to sign a participation waiver upon arrival.

Questions? Contact Kristine at stephenson@live.ca or 250-927-3985
Category:Family
Date:Oct 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Website:Open Site


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