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Vancouver Island Events

Oct 25, 2019
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
BCSPCA Book Sale & More

The Parksville-Qualicum Beach & District BCSPCA's Fall Book Sale & More Fundraiser is just around the corner.

Thousands of gently used books, gardening supplies, puzzles, crafts, CD's, DVD's and board games, come out early for the best selections.

Don't miss out on helping the animals and stocking up your library for the cozy winter months of reading. Bring your sweet tooth for some amazing homemade baking, including vegan and gluten free.
Category:Markets
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:Oct 25: 9am-5pm; Oct 26: 9am-3pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 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:Oct 25, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
The Canadian Federation of University Women of PQ invite you to their 35th Annual Book Sale. Book lovers will find current fiction and non-fiction books in excellent used condition. Prices range from $2 – $8; plus, their infamous bargain bin! Fill your library with bestsellers, book club picks, special interests, and much more. Proceeds help support CFUW PQ’s Scholarship Program for local students and other educational projects.
Category:Markets
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:525 Lowry's Rd Parksville,
Location:Morninstar Golf Club Pavilion
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
This is a lively evening of entertainment and a delicious vegetarian Indian Dinner, no-host bar, Indian marketplace and silent auction. Here you will learn about Child Haven International a unique charity, based on the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi, founded by Bonnie and Fred Cappuccino. After adopting 19 children these remarkable humanitarians have created 10 homes for needy children and women in India, Nepal, Tibet and Bangladesh. All proceeds go to the children without support of government or corporate funding. Come and listen to the joyful sounds of Kumbana Marimba and other local talent, enjo...more info
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:$10 – $30
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
halloween

Good old time Rock & Roll music played like they mean it!
Chevy Ray & the Fins guarantee to keep you up on the dance floor all night.
Lots of prizes for Halloween costumes so start getting ready now.
Tickets are available at Arbutus Music, Cranky Dog Music, Coombs General Store,
Alberni Colour Corner, the band & CHRCO office.
Don’t miss this one. We have one of the biggest and best dance floors around.
Please note, this dance is on a Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 11:59pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway Coombs
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$20 – $25
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 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:Oct 25, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
We will have loads of bargains, selling clothes, books, toys, electrical equipment etc.

If you would like to donate items for the sale, please contact the church (250-390-3641) or drop them off at the church on Wednesday 23 or Thursday 24 October.

We are very sorry, but we are unable to accept:
Mattresses, Bed Pillows, TVs, Suitcases or Computers.

We do accept gently used clothing and bedding, kitchen items, toys, baby items
Category:Garage Sale
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:9:00am - 2:00pm
Address:7113 Lantzville Road Lantzville
Location:St Philip by-the-Sea Anglican Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
curl

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

Connection, support, discussion and resources about
Mental Health in a safe and caring environment.
11am – 3pm every Friday at Qualicum Commons.
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
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 15, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
art

Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and their jobs. The West Coast of BC where he lives, the ranchla...more info
Category:Art
Start:Oct 15, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 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:Oct 25, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 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:Oct 25, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
cloud

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

Coffee Concerts In An Intimate Setting providing a variety of performers from across Canada and the US
Tickets online www.communityhall.ca click on coffee concerts
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:$20 – $25
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
smoke

Live Music at Smoke n Water

Come on down to Smoke n Water for live music every Friday and Saturday.

To see who is playing please visit www.facebook.com/smokenwaterbc/events.

Reservations are recommend for dinner!
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 15, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
art

Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combination of seascapes and vessels. Influences: Local environment and travel documentatio...more info
Category:Art
Start:Oct 15, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 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
 
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
halloween
Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019

Fun for all ages. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult - no Halloween masks or no pets allowed. This is not a costume dress up event. Strollers are not recommended. There is no parking within the event - please carpool or park on Stewart or Claudet roads. Parking on the street is very busy & dark - use caution! Additional parking next door at Natural Gift Farms o...more info
Category:Family
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 10:00pm
Address: 2525 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Cost:Advance Tickets $5 person
 
Oct 25, 2019
fit

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

Oceanside Caregivers Support meets
(every 1st and 3rd Friday)
at The Gardens (across from Legion)Qualicum Beach

To provide comfort, care, support and resources for our Caregivers taking care of loved ones and to help the Caregivers navigate the medical system.
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd. N Qualicum Beach,
Location:Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019
rail

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

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 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:Oct 25, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019
prime

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

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 24, 2019 to Oct 25, 2019
swim

School's Out Everyone Welcome Swim & Skates

Stay active on your day off from school with a swim at Ravensong Aquatic Centre or a skate at Oceanside Place Arena. Everyone Welcome Skate 1:30 to 3:00 pm on October 24. Everyone Welcome Swim October 24 and 25 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm Reduced rate admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Start:Oct 24, 2019
End:Oct 25, 2019
Location:Oceanside Place Arena & Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Reduced Rate
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
skate

School's Out Everyone Welcome Swim & Skates

Stay active on your day off from school with a swim at Ravensong Aquatic Centre or a skate at Oceanside Place Arena. Everyone Welcome Skate 1:30 to 3:00 pm on October 24. Everyone Welcome Swim October 24 and 25 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm Reduced rate admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Location:Oceanside Place Arena & Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Reduced Rate
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
Anna Kerz is an accomplished storyteller whose tales will touch your heart and tickle your funny bone. She is well-known for her personal stories that deal with growing up in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. These are stories that tell about life in an Austrian D.P. camp, coming to Canada in 1954, and life in and around a rooming house on Kensington Avenue. This compilation of stories is a “tour de force” by a storyteller and author.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:$18 – $20
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
sue

“compelling and haunting . . . delivered with the wit and compassion of 1920s and ‘30s folk traditions and fitting comfortably with the current music of Rhiannon Giddens and Samantha Fish”
~ Jim Martens, CFUV Blues in the Morning

Sue Decker’s soulful voice and slide guitar enthrall the listener while travelling through territory that is earthy and beautiful, sometimes dark and gritty, and always life-giving. Sue makes music that embodies the essence of early blues and folk with the songwriting sensibi...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
odd

This classic comedy develops as a group of friends assemble for a weekly poker game in the apartment of divorced, Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder his wife left him. Last to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious and depressed, the neurotic hypochondriac, Felix, seems suicidal. Oscar comes to the rescue and asks Felix to move in with him, but as the action unfolds, Oscar’s devil- may-care attitude turns to thoughts of violence when the ...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019
tec

Beginning September 13/2019, the Technology Learning Centre (TLC) in Parksville is offering free technology workshops every Friday morning for adult residents of Parksville/Qualicum. Each Friday workshop is one hour in length and focuses on a particular piece of technology. Individual technology support is available after each workshop. See our monthly technology workshops calendar at www.oblt.ca/tlc
Category:Workshop
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:494 Bay Avenue Parksville
Location:The Family Place
Cost:free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 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:Oct 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


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