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Vancouver Island Events

 
Nov 24, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
 
Nov 24, 2019
Nov 24, 2019
latin

Corta Jaca Dance, Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons each Sunday (December schedule limited, see website).
6:30 Beginners 7:30 Intermediates.
Everyone welcome
Contact Andy Mundy
778-424-9994
http://www.cortajacadance.ca/
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Andy Mundy
Phone:778-424-9994
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
xmas

Shop local this Christmas at Best Coast Pop Up.

Its happening again! We’re back at Woodgrove Centre!

We’re gathering up some exclusive west coast local makers!

Visit us at our new larger location in Woodgrove Centre November 20th to December 23rd at our Pop Up Shop storefront just past the food court, across from the mall entrance to Landmark Cinemas.

Find your favourites and even some new favourites at our upcoming pop up shop at Woodgrove Centre. We have over 125 different brands all local,...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo
Location:Woodgrove Centre
 
Nov 24, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 24, 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
 
Nov 24, 2019
duck

Lee Duckles, cello and Lixia Li, piano present program of works by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:2:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:$20 – $22
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 24, 2019
crown

Full on Country comes in on Sunday afternoons from 3-7pm. Join in the jam, get in on the meat draw or just enjoy the music.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 24, 2019
crown

Come on down to the Crown & jam with Big Daddy at the best jam on Vancouver Island!

Date(s):
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 24, 2019
cloud

Enjoy the peace and serenity of the Golden Shrine and gardens. Sit or walk in meditation or simply enjoy the atmosphere in silence, turn the prayer wheels, light a butterlamp, make a heart wish in the wishing garden. A facilitator will be present to answer questions though our general goal is to maintain silence as much as possible. The gift shop will be open.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:11:00am - 1:30pm
Address:2800 Grafton Ave Qualicum Beach,
Location:Kathok Meditation Centre
Cost:By offering from the heart
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 24, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Nov 24, 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 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
 
Nov 24, 2019
music

In this year of political turmoil wouldn’t it be great just to forget all that – to take a break, breathe deeply and relax? Well, a concert of Early Music would be just the antidote and who better than the Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra to provide for that! This fall the NCO will perform an all-Baroque concert titled “Basically Baroque”.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:345 Pym Street Parksville
Location:Knox United Church (Parksville)
Cost:$5 – $20
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 24, 2019
jam

*JAMS ARE NOW ON SUNDAYS
​FROM 2-5PM*
Jams will be every second and fourth Sunday of each month
​$5 donation at the door is greatly appreciated
Our Jam sessions are lovingly led by Barbara Gilmore.
They are usually unplugged and are strictly for non-amplified instruments (ie. acoustic guitars, ukeleles, mandolins, harmonicas, hand drums etc. No electric instruments on these days.
Check out our Facebook page for more details on each jam session, lately Barbara has been choosing ex...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location: Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 24, 2019
mic

Every Sunday, 5-8pm, Lions Club Meat Draw and Open Jam hosted by The Ryder Bachman Band. Bring your instrument and play along!
Category:Art
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 24, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 24, 2019
sc

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

Our Sunday-Funday Jam is always a blast! The Qualicum Bay Lions start the meat draw at 3:30. Only $1 a ticket!
Category:Events
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2019 to Nov 24, 2019
winter

Winterfest Craft Fair celebrates Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, Fun and Prizes. Come join us on November 22-24 at the QualicumBeach Civic Centre, to an event that will surpass any preconceptions you may have of a “craft fair:” Qualicum Beaches Winterfest Craft Fair is truly a unique themed event.
Full of live entertainment, a Haggis Hunt for children, complementary beverages and treats, talented artisans and 1000’s of dollars in hourly give aways. Thrifty Foods is kindly giving away a $50 smile card every...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 22, 2019
End:Nov 24, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
cat

Wired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder construction, lacing, added embellishments, texture creation...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Website:Open Site
Nov 25, 2019
Nov 25, 2019
badm

BADMINTON recreational-level play takes place on Monday evenings at Ballenas School 7:30-9:00. Next one starting on Monday Jan 9th after the holidays. Check the PGOSA calendar when the sessions are not available due to school closure. Cost is $4 per session
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ballenas School
Cost:$4 per session
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
xmas

Shop local this Christmas at Best Coast Pop Up.

Its happening again! We’re back at Woodgrove Centre!

We’re gathering up some exclusive west coast local makers!

Visit us at our new larger location in Woodgrove Centre November 20th to December 23rd at our Pop Up Shop storefront just past the food court, across from the mall entrance to Landmark Cinemas.

Find your favourites and even some new favourites at our upcoming pop up shop at Woodgrove Centre. We have over 125 different brands all local,...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo
Location:Woodgrove Centre
 
Nov 25, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove

Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses dance and fun energizing music, and an urban feel. It will get you sweating, gently raise your heart rate, and you moving. The most important part - It's easy and fun!

Cardio Dance Club is about the fitness and the community. This is a lower intensity class that is:
- Low impact
- Lower intensity (slightly lower beats-per-minute music)
- Simple, modified choreo that lasts a bit ...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$64 / 8 weeks or $50 for a 5-class punch pass
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove (low impact, lower intensity cardio dance) – 8 class series. Classes run 9:30-10:30am Monday morning* at Errington Hall, 1390 Errington Rd, Errington B.C. NOTE: No classes October 14th or November 11th.

Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

***Sign up for class using the link on this page! We must have enough enrollment to proceed with the class.*** Registration and waivers completed at first class. You can...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Rd. Errington,
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$8
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 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:Nov 25, 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
 
Nov 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:Nov 25, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
meditation

The simple and effective techniques of Sahaja Yoga Meditation allow us to master stress, improve our health, face ourselves, and achieve balance in every aspect of life. Ancient knowledge and practices are adapted to modern day needs for people of all ages and walks of life. Our classes are always free and open to all.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:6:15pm - 7:45pm
Address:6250 Hammond Bay Road Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo North Library
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
yoga

I teach a style of Hatha yoga that develops strength, endurance, and optimal body alignment, in addition to flexibility and relaxation. Standing poses are emphasized to build strength and ease of movement, increase general vitality, and improve circulation, coordination, and balance. Postures for deep relaxation are also introduced. Gradually sitting and reclining postures, forward bends, inversions, backbends and twists are introduced as well as some pranayama.
Precision of alignment in the yoga poses ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:15am
Address:#115 - 425 Stanford Ave E Parksville
Location:Innovate Dance Arts
Cost:$10 – $150
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
cl

Lifetree Cafe, a Conversation Cafe, with 2 programs each Monday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Real Life stories on DVD and friendly conversations on a different topic every week, topics ranging from personal interests and learning, to community concerns. Free. See weekly topic at www.oursaviourlutheranchurch.ca. All welcome to each weeks cafe.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:2:00pm and 7:00pm
Address:795 Island Hwy W, Parksville
Location:Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2019
badm

Lighthouse Badminton every Monday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:7pm – 9pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Bob
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 25, 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
 
Nov 25, 2019
game

Nanoose Place - Mahjong every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
date

Mahjong Mondays at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

Snow birding and want to get out on Monday nights? Stuck in the house watching the rain come down? Looking to meet some new folks in town? Here's your chance to get out and have some fun playing mahjong.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville,
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit
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
 
Nov 25, 2019
friends

Join author and storytellers, Marva K. Blackmore, for her six-week workshop. Is it time to put your stories on paper? Learn how to find and write your memoir stories. Discover the methods used by successful storytellers. Classes start on Monday, October 21, and continue for six consecutive Mondays until November 25, 2019. All materials included in the price. All you bring is your own writing implement. Preregistration required.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:$160
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
fitness

Fitness Program every Monday, Weds & Friday at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
centre

Nanoose Place - Moms & Tots every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:10:30-Noon
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
water

Nanoose Place - Nanoose Watercolor each Monday
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:10AM-2 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 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:Nov 25, 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
 
Nov 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:Nov 25, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 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:Nov 25, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2019
leaf

Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
 
Nov 25, 2019
tao

Taoist Tai Chi Every Monday 9:30-noon
Mid Island Branch
250-240-3387
parksville@taoist.org
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:10am – 12pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Phone:250-240-3387
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2019
All family caregivers and their children are welcome to join the fun! Catch up over a cup of coffee or crafts while kids play and recharge with a healthy snack.
Drop in Mondays in Qualicum Beach
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
 
Nov 25, 2019
gzal

Why not join in?
Always wanted to play an instrument? Try the ukulele! We welcome anyone, with any level of experience or expertise.
Just learning? Come on in. Been playing for years? Welcome – we’d love to benefit from your talents.
The GZAL Ukulele Club meets the second and fourth Monday evening of each month at 7pm. The club is designed to encourage uke players to interact with other musicians in a social and fun environment. Join instructors Ron Usher and Doug Pickard as they guide through a night...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 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:Nov 25, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
cat

Wired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder construction, lacing, added embellishments, texture creation...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Pike at Aurora Wellness Centre for this all level Hatha Yoga style class. Beginners and advanced yogees welcome. You will learn to improve your breathing & self awareness as we learn how to relax, stretch, strength and balance our bodies.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:45pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville,
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Website:Open Site
Nov 26, 2019
Nov 26, 2019
dance

Have you always wanted to learn how to dance? Join certified dance instructor Andy Mundy and his partner Maureen Mundy at the Bradley Centre for this 8-week course. Learn Jive, Cha Cha and Social Foxtrot. No experience necessary. Couples and individuals welcomed! Have fun with party rhythms and gain confidence on the dance floor.

Cost is $175 per couple or $87.50 per individual.

To register contact Kim Longmuir at 250-248-8515 or kimlongmuir@telus.net.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Road Coombs,
Location:Bradley Centre
Cost:Cost: $87.50 – $175
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
music

Ballroom Dancing in Nanoose Place. Visit website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
Participants are welcomed into an inclusive and positive learning environment where individual needs and physical constraints are addressed by trained instructors.One’s balance dexterity and fluidity will be improved as one becomes more comfortable with the set.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
xmas

Shop local this Christmas at Best Coast Pop Up.

Its happening again! We’re back at Woodgrove Centre!

We’re gathering up some exclusive west coast local makers!

Visit us at our new larger location in Woodgrove Centre November 20th to December 23rd at our Pop Up Shop storefront just past the food court, across from the mall entrance to Landmark Cinemas.

Find your favourites and even some new favourites at our upcoming pop up shop at Woodgrove Centre. We have over 125 different brands all local,...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo
Location:Woodgrove Centre
 
Nov 26, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Parksville

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 favourites. Classes include hip hop, top 40, R&B, and songs from around the world too (s...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:#5-464 Island Hwy E, Parksville
Location:FLUID Fitness
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
tai

Chair Tai Chi at Nanoose Place Community Centre each Tues. See website for details.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:10-11 AM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
addict

Weekly drop-in support group for people caring for someone experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:136 East Hirst Avenue Parksville
Location:Forward House
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 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:Nov 26, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 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:Nov 26, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 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:Nov 26, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 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 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
 
Nov 26, 2019
art

The Metal Arts Guild of Vancouver Island is a non-profit community of individuals who all share a passion for working and designing metal arts. We are dedicated to supporting members in learning, networking, promotion and creativity. The Metal Arts Guild of Vancouver Island offers a wonderful environment for its members to get to know others who share the same love for all aspects of jewelry and metalsmithing. The Metal Arts Guild relies on the skills, enthusiasm and energy of our members to power the org...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:133 Mcmillan Street Parksville
Location:Oceanside Community MakerSpace
 
Nov 26, 2019
leaf

Join Tracey & Louise in this New Moon Illumination & Celebration Circle. The New Moon phase is a perfect time for new beginnings. A time to embrace new ideas & changes we wish to invite into our lives. Through this celebration ceremony we will learn how to open ourselves to abundance & infinite possibilities.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville,
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Cost:$40
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
art

Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the Qualicum Beach Museum to view the travelling exhibition “Our Living Languages: ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 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:Nov 26, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Nov 26, 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:Nov 26, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 2019
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:Family
Date:Nov 26, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
cat

Wired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder construction, lacing, added embellishments, texture creation...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 26, 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:Nov 26, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 26, 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:Nov 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 27, 2019
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 2019
Time:6-8pm
Address:2-180 Craig St, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
xmas

Shop local this Christmas at Best Coast Pop Up.

Its happening again! We’re back at Woodgrove Centre!

We’re gathering up some exclusive west coast local makers!

Visit us at our new larger location in Woodgrove Centre November 20th to December 23rd at our Pop Up Shop storefront just past the food court, across from the mall entrance to Landmark Cinemas.

Find your favourites and even some new favourites at our upcoming pop up shop at Woodgrove Centre. We have over 125 different brands all local,...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo
Location:Woodgrove Centre
 
Nov 27, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club (regular intensity cardio dance) – 10 class series. Classes run 6-7pm every Wednesday night at Errington Hall, 1390 Errington Rd, Errington B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

***Sign up for class using the link on this page! We must have enough enrollment to proceed with the class.*** Registration and waivers completed at first class. You can print out the waiver and bring it on your first class: http://bit.ly/ACRAwa...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd. Errington,
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$8
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
carpet

Carpet Bowling at Nanoose Place each Weds 1-3:30 PM. New Players Welcome! See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:1-3:30 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
dance

These beginner clog dancing classes are fun and offer dance music for all tastes.
A partner is not needed and all clog dances will be taught in circles and lines.
Classes start promptly at noon and finish at 1:00 pm. Especially suited for older home learners and adults.

Jingle taps will be available at each class and can be glued onto most common street shoes.

Bring a water bottle and a smile to this fun family social dance class.

Only $5 each Wednesday… best bargain around.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
fiddle

MUSIC FOR DANCING OR JUST LISTENING following the general meeting of the Coombs Old Time Fiddlers Branch 11 held the 4th Wednesday of month at the Coombs Rodeo Hall, 2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs. Meeting at 1:00 pm and music starts at 2:00 pm. Admission by donation. Everyone welcome. INFO: 250-586-6666
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy Coombs,
Location:CHRCO Hall, Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:by Donation
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
cloud

DivorceCare is a weekly divorce support group that helps you recover from the pain of separation and divorce. 13 week session begins Wed Sept 4th @ 6:30pm at Christian Fellowship Centre
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:825 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:Christian Fellowship Centre-Q.B.
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
rug

Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers at Nanoose Place every Weds 10-3. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
CARD

Drop in Crib at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

This is a great way to beat the winter blues and meet some really wonderful people at the same time. From October 2019, through March 2020, you're invited to have a little fun playing crib at our club.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
Qualicum Beach Flying Club
Coffee morning
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:#9- 1000 Ravensbourne Lane Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Flying Club hangar
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
Families with children can get their flu shot at the public health clinic.
Call the local telephone hotline or public health unit at 250-947-8242 or visit islandhealth.ca/flu for information.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
For Families With Eligible Children
Category:Family
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:494 Bay Avenue Parksville
Location:Parksville Family Place
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 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
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 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
 
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
yoga

I teach a style of Hatha yoga that develops strength, endurance, and optimal body alignment, in addition to flexibility and relaxation. Standing poses are emphasized to build strength and ease of movement, increase general vitality, and improve circulation, coordination, and balance. Postures for deep relaxation are also introduced. Gradually sitting and reclining postures, forward bends, inversions, backbends and twists are introduced as well as some pranayama.
Precision of alignment in the yoga poses ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:15pm
Address:#115 - 425 Stanford Ave E Parksville
Location:Innovate Dance Arts
Cost:$10 – $150
 
Nov 27, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 27, 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
 
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
 
Nov 27, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
movember

Join Ken Lister for a men’s yoga class on Wednesdays in November from 6 to 7 PM. 4 classes for $60 or $20 drop in. All proceeds for these classes will be donated to the Canadian Mental Health Association – Mid-Island Branch.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:177 Second Avenue #3 Qualicum Beach
Location:Oceanside Yoga Centre
Cost:$60
 
Nov 27, 2019
bingo

Bingo at Nanoose Place Community Centre
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:6pm – 7pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:http://www.nanoosecommunity.ca/calendar/
 
Nov 27, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 18, 2019
xmas

North Pole-apalooza 2019

PDBA Celebrates “The Season in the City'! With pop-up rooftop Christmas trees, sparkling white lights on the Alberni Hwy., an all-decked out spruce on Craig St., and a sumptuous draw prize – the members of the Parksville Downtown Business Association are gearing up to celebrate the holiday season.

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its sixth year. Enter between Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 25 PDBA ...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 18, 2019
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 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
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 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
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 10, 2019
red

REDress Project Opening Ceremony

REDress Project, an installation art project that serves as a visual reminder of the number of Aboriginal women across Canada who are no longer with us.

An opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the REDress Project installation will take place on Nov 25 at 9:30am. Mayor and Council, Chief Recalma, and the Canadian Federation of University Women will be in attendance.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 10, 2019
Address:#201 - 660 Primrose St, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Town Hall Foyer
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:Varioius Locations in Parksville or Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Phone:250.348.2093
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 27, 2019
sing

Wednesday 1.30-3.30p.m. from August 7st-June 24.
Please call for location 250-248-8714
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:Private Home
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-8714
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 27, 2019
xmas

Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive Breakfast 2019

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort teams up with the Society of Organized Services in Parksville to kick-start their Christmas Campaign with a magical event that helps children and families in need.

Tigh-Na-Mara is asking "If your child was to receive one gift, what would it be?" plus inviting everyone to their annual Toy Drive Breakfast, Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 6:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Drive-through breakfast and toy drop off will be available 7:30am - 10am.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:Doors: 6am; Breafast: 6:30am - 10am
Address:1155 Resort Drive, Parksville
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre
Cost:By Donation
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 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
 
Nov 27, 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:Nov 27, 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
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
cat

Wired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder construction, lacing, added embellishments, texture creation...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
yoga

Join Devon for this gentle class every Wednesday morning
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Cost:by donation
Phone:250-751-0775
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Pike in this all level, but gentle Hatha style yoga class. You will learn how to improve your breathing and self awareness as we learn to meditate, stretch and strengthen our body. Beginners are welcome.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 27, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:45pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
Nov 28, 2019
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville,
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
xmas

Shop local this Christmas at Best Coast Pop Up.

Its happening again! We’re back at Woodgrove Centre!

We’re gathering up some exclusive west coast local makers!

Visit us at our new larger location in Woodgrove Centre November 20th to December 23rd at our Pop Up Shop storefront just past the food court, across from the mall entrance to Landmark Cinemas.

Find your favourites and even some new favourites at our upcoming pop up shop at Woodgrove Centre. We have over 125 different brands all local,...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo
Location:Woodgrove Centre
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 28, 2019
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 2019
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:3353 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Deez Bar & Grill
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 28, 2019
CARD

Drop in Bridge at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

It might be rainy and grey outside, but it will be warm and dry on Thursday afternoons at our club. Bridge will be on the agenda and you're invited to be part of the action.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:150 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:St Stephens Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
art

ODETT is a non profit group of volunteers presenting DVDs on different aspects of caring for people with Dementia.
The DVDs are a selection movies, short clips and professionals:Jolene Brackey and Teepa Snow sharing their experience on different aspects of the disease.

The sessions are on the 4th Thursday of each month except July and December
from 2 – 4 at The Gardens 650 Berwick Rd B, Qualicum Beach
HOW to REGISTER:
EMAIL odett.is@gmail.com now! Please include “Register for DVD” in the subject an...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach
Location:At The Gardens Media Room
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 28, 2019
dem

ODETT is a non profit group of volunteers presenting DVDs on different aspects of caring for people with Dementia.
The DVDs are a selection movies, short clips and professionals:Jolene Brackey and Teepa Snow sharing their experience on different aspects of the disease.

The sessions are on the 4th Thursday of each month except July and December
from 2 – 4 at The Gardens 650 Berwick Rd B, Qualicum Beach
HOW to REGISTER:
EMAIL odett.is@gmail.com now! Please include “Register for DVD” in the subject an...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach
Location:At The Gardens Media Room
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 28, 2019
Thursday Night Live Music
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:6060 Island Hwy W Qualicum Bay,
Location:West Coast Food House
Cost:No Cover
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 2019
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:1pm – 3pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Layne
Phone:250-757-8217
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
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
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 18, 2019
xmas

North Pole-apalooza 2019

PDBA Celebrates “The Season in the City'! With pop-up rooftop Christmas trees, sparkling white lights on the Alberni Hwy., an all-decked out spruce on Craig St., and a sumptuous draw prize – the members of the Parksville Downtown Business Association are gearing up to celebrate the holiday season.

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its sixth year. Enter between Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 25 PDBA ...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 18, 2019
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 28, 2019
art

Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the Qualicum Beach Museum to view the travelling exhibition “Our Living Languages: ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 28, 2019
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 10, 2019
red

REDress Project Opening Ceremony

REDress Project, an installation art project that serves as a visual reminder of the number of Aboriginal women across Canada who are no longer with us.

An opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the REDress Project installation will take place on Nov 25 at 9:30am. Mayor and Council, Chief Recalma, and the Canadian Federation of University Women will be in attendance.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 10, 2019
Address:#201 - 660 Primrose St, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Town Hall Foyer
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 28, 2019
snake

Get Yer Dancing Shoes On!
Get ready to dance your socks off to The Snake Island Railroad! These guys play a mix of classic rock, alt-country, roots, blues, gospel and good ol’ rock & roll.
A real honkey-tonk!

Gary Holmes, our lead singer and rhythm guitar, has performed in many commercial venues throughout Canada and the USA including a number of appearances with ‘Roots On The Rails’..

Erik Johnson, our lead guitar, spent 17+ years in Nashville where he wrote and co-wrote a number of success...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
soupy

Looking for a place to meet up with your neighbours, enjoy a good soup and coffee, play some games, or learn a craft? The Soupy Cafe is open and ready for the neighbourhood to socialize on the last Thursday of the Month (except December is held early) from 12-1pm. Enjoy hot soups and home cooked meals. Everyone welcome, lunch by donation.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:Lunch by Donation
Phone:(250) 757-9711
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 2019
soupy

Looking for a place to meet up with your neighbours, enjoy a good soup and coffee, play some games, or learn a craft? The Soupy Cafe is open and ready for the neighbourhood to socialize on the last Thursday of the Month (except December is held early) from 12-1pm. Enjoy hot soups and home cooked meals. Everyone welcome, lunch by donation.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:Lunch by Donation
Phone:(250) 757-9711
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 28, 2019
mic

Thursday Night Live Music
Category:Events
Date:Nov 28, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:6060 Island Hwy W Qualicum Bay
Location:West Coast Food House
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 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
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
cat

Wired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder construction, lacing, added embellishments, texture creation...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 28, 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:Nov 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Website:Open Site
Nov 29, 2019
Nov 29, 2019
andrea

You have to know the rules in order to break them. Andrea Superstein knows the rules. And she breaks them. Subtly infusing electro, indie and other unexpected elements, she as Tom Harrison, music critic for the Vancouver Province, said, is “redefining jazz.” Think Amy Winehouse meets Portishead.

Superstein’s debut performance at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival in 2010, earned her a nomination for a Galaxie Rising Star award and launched her into the limelight. She shared a triple bill with...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2019
Artist Talk: Tony Martin
Nov 29, 2019
Artist Talk: Tony MartinArtist Talk: Tony Martin

Odysseus - Trouble in Paradise

"The art talk will centre around the Odysseus series, but will integrate other artworks that lead to where I am now with my practice. Odysseus - Trouble in Paradise refers to Odysseus' adventures and what the world must have been like then (as opposed to the mess we've made of it now)."

Friday, November 29, 2019 @ 1 pm. $5 at the door.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
xmas

Shop local this Christmas at Best Coast Pop Up.

Its happening again! We’re back at Woodgrove Centre!

We’re gathering up some exclusive west coast local makers!

Visit us at our new larger location in Woodgrove Centre November 20th to December 23rd at our Pop Up Shop storefront just past the food court, across from the mall entrance to Landmark Cinemas.

Find your favourites and even some new favourites at our upcoming pop up shop at Woodgrove Centre. We have over 125 different brands all local,...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo
Location:Woodgrove Centre
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2019
Join us for our street wide holiday sale. Many shops will be open late for this holiday celebration with sales and fun for all!
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Location:Craig Street, Parksville
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 29, 2019
music

In keeping with recent practice the Island Consort Chamber Choir, directed by Bruce Farquharson, presents a fall program of great emotional depth and variety. “Music From the Heart” begins with two Early Music works by Josquin des Prez and Charpentier followed by 19th Century pieces by Bruckner and Schubert. The rest of the program comprises contemporary material ending with a nod to Christmas by way of three traditional carols.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:138 Hoylake Road W Qualicum Beach
Location:St. Mark’s Anglican Church
Cost:$5 – $20
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Nov 29, 2019
music

Live Entertainment at The Bayside

Come out and enjoy our incredible view and live music all November long! While dining at The Bayside, Friday & Saturday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm capture the sounds of local talent from pianist performances to guitarists including guitarist Robbie Hancock on Nov. 22-23.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 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
 
Nov 29, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 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
 
Nov 29, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 18, 2019
xmas

North Pole-apalooza 2019

PDBA Celebrates “The Season in the City'! With pop-up rooftop Christmas trees, sparkling white lights on the Alberni Hwy., an all-decked out spruce on Craig St., and a sumptuous draw prize – the members of the Parksville Downtown Business Association are gearing up to celebrate the holiday season.

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its sixth year. Enter between Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 25 PDBA ...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 18, 2019
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 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:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd. N Qualicum Beach
Location:Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 29, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 2019
xmas

Parksville Holiday Light Up 2019

November 29 - Parksville Holiday Light Up and Festival of Trees. It's free to attend and family friendly. Photos with Santa, hot chocolate and popcorn, food trucks onsite, cookie decorating and a kids market, carollers and Tour the Festival of Trees. All held at the Parksville Community Centre, 132 Jensen Avenue starts at 6:00pm.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 29, 2019
prime

Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 10, 2019
red

REDress Project Opening Ceremony

REDress Project, an installation art project that serves as a visual reminder of the number of Aboriginal women across Canada who are no longer with us.

An opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the REDress Project installation will take place on Nov 25 at 9:30am. Mayor and Council, Chief Recalma, and the Canadian Federation of University Women will be in attendance.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 10, 2019
Address:#201 - 660 Primrose St, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Town Hall Foyer
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 29, 2019
music

Friday January 10, join us for your free 1st lesson for an introduction to square dance, 7h00-8h00pm. Bradley Centre, Coombs. Dress casual. No partner required.
Winter lessons starting Sunday January 12, 7h00-8h30pm. at Bradley Centre. for your 2nd free lesson.
Mainstream dance follows after the Open House, 8h00-10h00pm. Public is welcome to watch.

Contact: Ray or Debbie Schmidt 250-248-4900 or Lynette McLeod 250-954-2132
Category:Art
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Road Coombs,
Location:Bradley Centre
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 29, 2019
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 29, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:494 Bay Avenue Parksville
Location:The Family Place
Cost:free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 29, 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:Nov 29, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
cat

Wired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder construction, lacing, added embellishments, texture creation...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Website:Open Site
Nov 30, 2019
Nov 30, 2019 to Dec 1, 2019
xmas

Saturday November 30th and Sunday December 1st
10 – 4 pm both days

Local Vendors and Crafters
-Unique gifts
-Arts and crafts
-Handmade items
-Baking
-Canning

Craft table for kids
-From 1-3pm kids can make a take home craft

Special visit from Santa
-Santa will be here on Saturday from 1-3pm for photos

Free Prize Draws every half hour!

Entry by donation: Non-perishable food item or cash for the Food Bank
Category:Events
Start:Nov 30, 2019
End:Dec 1, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2250 Fowler Road Qualicum Beach
Location:Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club
Cost:Entry by donation (Non perishable food item or cash for the food bank)
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
xmas

Shop local this Christmas at Best Coast Pop Up.

Its happening again! We’re back at Woodgrove Centre!

We’re gathering up some exclusive west coast local makers!

Visit us at our new larger location in Woodgrove Centre November 20th to December 23rd at our Pop Up Shop storefront just past the food court, across from the mall entrance to Landmark Cinemas.

Find your favourites and even some new favourites at our upcoming pop up shop at Woodgrove Centre. We have over 125 different brands all local,...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo
Location:Woodgrove Centre
 
Nov 30, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
xmas

3rd Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Arrowsmith Golf Course

Local Vendors and Crafters. Unique gifts, Arts and Crafts, Handmade items, Baking, Canning, and more!

Craft table for Kids - 1pm - 3pm kids can make a take home craft.

Special visit from Santa - Saturday 1pm - 3pm Santa will be here for a visit and you can have your pictures taken with him.

Free Prize Draws every half hour.

Entry by donation of a non-perishable food item or cash for the food bank.
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2250 Fowler Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Arrowsmith Golf Course
Cost:By Donation
 
Nov 30, 2019
comedy

Comedy Night with Byron Bertram

Like bird flu on an international flight Byron Bertram travels well. His innate talent for voices, accents and worldly subject matter have taken him to over 25 countries, establishing himself as one of Canadas top comics.

You've seen him on Britain's got talent, Edinburgh fringe fest, Boston Comedy festival, Melbourne festival, as well as appearances on Netflix Riverdale, CWs Supernatural and ABCs Once upon a time. His critically acclaimed album "Passport and Proza...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:8:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Rd, Coombs
Location:The Bradley Centre
Cost:$20
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
theatre

Fred Penner in Concert at the Errington Hall

There are 3 different tickets available for this event...
- $25 (Adults) in stores and $27.50 online.
- $15 (Youth) in stores and $17.50 online.
- $10 (Children) in stores and $12.50 online.

Fred Penner is gentle man with an undeniable ability to make you feel good about yourself. This musical master brings more than 40 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that blends the many genres of performing and communication. Fred continues...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$25 (Adults) / $15 (Youth) / $10 (Children) in stores; $27.50 / $17.50 / $12.50 online.
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
music

Live Entertainment at The Bayside

Come out and enjoy our incredible view and live music all November long! While dining at The Bayside, Friday & Saturday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm capture the sounds of local talent from pianist performances to guitarists including guitarist Robbie Hancock on Nov. 22-23.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 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:Nov 30, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
Have a great time rocking and rolling with Malloomba Boogie
at Coombs Rodeo Grounds. Snacks available. Door and bar open at 7pm. Music starts 8 to midnight.
Tickets available at Cranky Dog, Arbutus Music, Coombs General Store, Alberni Colour Corner and the office. Phone 250 927 2747 for more info.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 11:59pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway Coombs
Location:Cooms Rodeo Grounds – Hall
Cost:$20 – $25
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
music

Mark Stuart Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

This Americana/Folk veteran continues to tour heavily as an artist. Having taken his music to Europe, UK, Canada, and all of USA for decades, the Nashville native will captivate audiences with his songs, singing, and guitarmanship. Come on out and hear a few stories about his years on the road with his brother-in-law Steve Earle.

Mark Stuart has spent 2019 doing what he has always done; touring full-time as a musical artist, bringing his years of exp...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:8-464 Island Highway East, Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
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
 
Nov 30, 2019
xmas

Merry Magnolia Christmas 2019

“A Merry Magnolia Christmas” at Magnolia Court, November 30th, 4-6 pm. Shopping, hot chocolate and family activities, cookie decorating, Christmas scene painting, story reading & more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Address:6996 Island Hwy W, Bowser,
Location:Magnolia Court
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
Michelle Dion Book Launch & Reading

Alex's Adventure on the West Coast of Canada - by Michelle Dion, Author, Illustrator and Photographer.

Join Michelle Dion in celebrating the launching of her first book. Michelle will be reading from her book Alex's Adventure on the West Coast of Canada.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:30am - 2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
xmas

Nanoose Bay Christmas Craft Fair

Shop over 40 of the finest local artisans at Nanoose Place on November 30th.
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road,
Location:Nanoose Place
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 18, 2019
xmas

North Pole-apalooza 2019

PDBA Celebrates “The Season in the City'! With pop-up rooftop Christmas trees, sparkling white lights on the Alberni Hwy., an all-decked out spruce on Craig St., and a sumptuous draw prize – the members of the Parksville Downtown Business Association are gearing up to celebrate the holiday season.

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its sixth year. Enter between Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 25 PDBA ...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 18, 2019
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
art

Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the Qualicum Beach Museum to view the travelling exhibition “Our Living Languages: ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
market

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Visit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm (1pm July & Aug), year-round and enjoy an incredible selection of fresh produce and locally produced goods. Our vendors make, bake, or grow the products they offer for sale.

Get to know who produces your food. Discover the wealth of mid-Island production from a wide variety of local home and commercial providers. Learn from them in person the joys and challenges of delivering quality fruits, vege...more info
Category:Farmers Market
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm (1pm July & Aug)
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 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:Nov 30, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
red

Red Cross AED/CPR C

Save a life when only seconds count. Get trained. This course is required for lifeguards and health care professionals. Topics covered are CPR and blocked airways for adults, children and infants and an introduction to automated external defibrillators (AED). Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Cost is $75.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:9:00am -3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$75
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
red

Red Cross Emergency First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared and get trained in first aid skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years. Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $89.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$89
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
red

Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared; get trained with a two day course in first aid and cardiopulmonary (CPR C) skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years.

Qualicum Commons, on Saturday and Sunday, Saturday, November 23 and 24 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $163.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$163
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 10, 2019
red

REDress Project Opening Ceremony

REDress Project, an installation art project that serves as a visual reminder of the number of Aboriginal women across Canada who are no longer with us.

An opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the REDress Project installation will take place on Nov 25 at 9:30am. Mayor and Council, Chief Recalma, and the Canadian Federation of University Women will be in attendance.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 27, 2019
End:Dec 10, 2019
Address:#201 - 660 Primrose St, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Town Hall Foyer
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
n

The last Saturday of every month will be a themed Drop-In! The regular exploration of the studio will still be available with the themed activity as a bonus to our many hands-on science exhibits. This month explore our hands-on activities related to space! Our usual great exhibits will also be available. Saturday 10:00am to noon. $5/child (adults free). All ages welcome. No pre-registration necessary.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Cost: $5/child (adults free
Phone: 1-778-268-2289
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
xmas

Winter Faire & Christmas Market

Come one come all to our first annual Winter Faire at Arrowsmith Independent School.

Dive into our old world style Winter market rooted in tradition and togetherness. This festive event features:

- over 25 craft vendors
- silent auction (great selection! Tattoo time, cords of wood, art, gift certificates)
- large raffle (with prizes valued at $1440! See below)
- Father Christmas with photo-op
- warm lunch and bake sale
- coffee and hot apple cider
- Chil...more info
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 2:00pm
Location:Arrowsmith Independent School
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
cat

Wired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder construction, lacing, added embellishments, texture creation...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Website:Open Site

 
Nov 24, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
 


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