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Vancouver Island Events

 
Dec 8, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
 
Dec 8, 2019
Dec 8, 2019
music

Our Jam sessions are every Sunday Afternoon from 1-4pm
lovingly led by Barbara Gilmore, Geoff Pearson and C.J Poznansky
They are usually unplugged and are strictly for non-amplified instruments
(ie. acoustic guitars, ukuleles mandolins, harmonicas, hand drums etc)
No electric instruments please

Our Jam Sessions are a bit like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get! GZAL promotes and encourages music from all genres and disciplines. Variety is the spice of life. If you agree, c...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 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:Dec 8, 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
 
Dec 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019
beer

Beercade at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company

Join us for a weekend of nostalgia on December 7 & 8 at the taproom! We will be hosting "Beercade" where you can play some of your old favourites while enjoying a bevvy.

Pay at the Door. Unlimited play for $15!
Category:Events
Start:Dec 7, 2019
End:Dec 8, 2019
Time:11:30am - 10:00pm on Saturday; 11:30am - 7:30pm on Sunday
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Cost:$15 for unlimited play
 
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
 
Dec 8, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 8, 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
 
Dec 8, 2019
tony

Victoria’s inimitable man of many musical hats will sing and play piano and accordion. Drawing upon a multitude of musical styles, Tony will immerse the audience in the Holiday Spirit with an intriguing assortment of seasonal selections.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:2:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:$18
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019
xmas

Christmas Crawl Nanoose Bay Studio Tour 2019

Pick up your 2019 studio guide at individual studios or our Tour Information Centre located at Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Rd., during Studio Tour Hours: 10am to 4pm.

Participating artists will show their work either at their studios or Nanoose Place. Please check your Guide Map for these details.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 7, 2019
End:Dec 8, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 2019
xmas

Coombs Christmas Fair 2019

All you want for Christmas will be on offer at the Coombs Christmas Fair. Visit our sale for a great selection of beautiful handmade gifts and food items to share with friends and family. We are expanding this year, using both halls on our property, with a few rotating vendor tables, so be sure to drop by each day, you won't want to miss a thing.

Admission is free and there's lots of parking. Our concession will offer soup, sandwiches and treats with an indoor rest area. ...more info
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 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:Dec 8, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 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:Dec 8, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2019
xmas

Darrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft Sale

Fine turned pepper & salt mills, pastry pins, toothpick holders, bowls, potpourri bowls, spurtles and other unique gift items. Also handcrafted stools, coat trees and children's rocking chairs.

Open Dec 6-9, 13-15 plus other days by appointment or by chance.
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2019
skate

Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back on Sundays, September 29 - December 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays from 12:15-1:45pm. Free admission and skate rentals.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 3, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
 
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
 
Dec 8, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2019
xmas

VIUs Milner Christmas Magic 2019

Outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy: Dec 6 – 8, 13 - 15, 18 – 22, 2019.

Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling, VIU Baking Students Gingerbread Houses, Refreshments, Tea Room, Gift Shops. Onsite shuttle for mobility challenged. Bring a flashlight. Sorry, we are unable to take Tea Room reservations.

Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs). All entry d...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm; last entry 8:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs).
 
Dec 8, 2019
xmas

Music on Sunday - Christmas Concert with Tony Booker and Friends

Victoria's inimitable man of many musical hats will sing (in his wonderful baritone voice) and play piano and accordion as he and his accomplished colleagues draw on his multitude of influences (classical, choral, eastern European folk, gospel, blues and more) and immerse us in the Holiday Spirit with an intriguing assortment of seasonal selections.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
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
 
Dec 8, 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:Dec 8, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location: Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 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:Dec 8, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 8, 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
 
Dec 8, 2019
sc

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 2019
pan
The second Sunday of each month, 8:00 – noon. Lots of fun, food, great live music, and shopping.
Check out the vendors at – https://www.facebook.com/SecondSundayMarket/
Everything from a great selection of unique, handmade items, vintage collectibles, crafting supplies, tools, and household goods.
We also have a yummy pancake breakfast and live music.
Vendors – Only $10 ($11 non-members) inside or out.
778-424-9900 leave message
Category:Art
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:8:00am - 12:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:Free to browse, with items available to purchase
Phone:(250) 757-9711
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 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:Dec 8, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2019
jazz

Every second Sunday of every month at 7 PM. The GZAL on the Island Highway in Parksville between the Boston Pizza and Tim Hortons, beside Kerry’s Automotive.
We’ve been working out of the Real Books Volume 1 and 2, because we have these in C (treble and bass clef), Bb and Eb. Singers are welcome, but we need proper charts to work from. We have some lyric sheets and charts for singers to choose from, but not a complete list, and only in certain keys. We will have a list of songs with lyrics and charts t...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
Dec 9, 2019
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ballenas School
Cost:$4 per session
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2019
pgosa

Recreational-level play takes place on Monday evenings at Ballenas School. Check the PGOSA calendar for when the sessions are not available due to school closure. Cost is $4 per session and bring your receipt card so we can get your number.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Address:Ballenas School., Parksville
Cost:$4
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
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Rd. Errington,
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$8
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 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
 
Dec 9, 2019
xmas

Darrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft Sale

Fine turned pepper & salt mills, pastry pins, toothpick holders, bowls, potpourri bowls, spurtles and other unique gift items. Also handcrafted stools, coat trees and children's rocking chairs.

Open Dec 6-9, 13-15 plus other days by appointment or by chance.
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 3, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
 
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
 
Dec 9, 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:Workshop
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:15am
Address:#115 - 425 Stanford Ave E Parksville
Location:Innovate Dance Arts
Cost:$10 – $150
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 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
 
Dec 9, 2019
badm

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

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 9, 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
 
Dec 9, 2019
game

Nanoose Place - Mahjong every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville,
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 2019
fitness

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

Nanoose Place - Moms & Tots every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:10:30-Noon
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 2019
water

Nanoose Place - Nanoose Watercolor each Monday
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:10AM-2 PM
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
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 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
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 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
 
Dec 9, 2019
leaf

Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
 
Dec 9, 2019
tao

Taoist Tai Chi Every Monday 9:30-noon
Mid Island Branch
250-240-3387
parksville@taoist.org
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 9, 2019
Time:10am – 12pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Phone:250-240-3387
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:45pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville,
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Website:Open Site
Dec 10, 2019
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Road Coombs,
Location:Bradley Centre
Cost:Cost: $87.50 – $175
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
music

Ballroom Dancing in Nanoose Place. Visit website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
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
 
Dec 10, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Parksville
Dec 10, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: ParksvilleCardio 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. Classe...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:#5-464 Island Hwy E, Parksville,
Location:FLUID Fitness
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 24, 2019
TREE

Place a memory card with the name of your loved one on one of our trees
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 24, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3200 North Island Highway Nanaimo,
Location:Country Club Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
tai

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

Meet monthly, 2nd Thursday of each month at QB Legion (downstairs) at 2pm.
Come join us, meet new and old friends, have fun. Everyone is welcome.
More info. call 250-594-1965
Category:Art
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:QB Legion (downstairs)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
addict

Weekly drop-in support group for people caring for someone experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:136 East Hirst Avenue Parksville
Location:Forward House
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 3, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Jan 1, 2020
xmas

Every night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Visits with Santa: December 7-8; 14-15; 20-21-22-23
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Category:Family
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Jan 1, 2020
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:6183 Whitaker Road Courtenay,
Location:Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens
 
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
 
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
art

The 10 weeks/ 20 sessions---two sessions a week would start on Tuesday, January 9 and run until Thursday March 30----if I read my calendar correctly. If the RDN event is not free then we would move back by one session.

Fees are set at $50 for the 20 sessions---or roughly $2.50 a session. A great combined workout and social get together....we will also accept a (pgosa member only) drop-in at $5 for the session
Category:Events
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
This year, discover the adventure of skiing or snowboarding for the first time with Mt. Washington’s free Discovery Day’s, December 9-20. The package includes a 2-hr group lesson, Easy Acres area lift ticket and equipment rental package. For anyone 13 years and older who has never skied or snowboarded before.

Sign up at www.mountwashington.ca
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 20, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington,
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
rail

When it comes to model trains, most people consider it more of a hobby than an art form but that misconception is about to be debunked at the Winter in Art Show at The Old School House Arts Centre. Come see trains surrounded by real-life and artistic sceneries. This display is sure to wake the inner child in everyone who sees it.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:112 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Gallery
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
 
Dec 10, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
Come out for a fun night of team building (with a little wine thrown in) There will be great food, team building games, and music. We will also have a gift exchange game, so if you want to play please bring a $10 gift. There will be a Sleigh of Spirits table, so please bring a bottle of your favorite wine, spirit or beer, and one lucky table will win the whole thing! Bring a girlfriend and lets end our year Merry and Bright!
This event is open to members, prospective members and guests
Category:Events
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street Parksville,
Location:The Bayside Oceanfront Resort
Cost:$35
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
ball

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

Join Qualicum Beach and area Newcomers and discover your new home and the Island with new friends. Visit our website for events, activities and more. qbnewcomers.org. See you at our meeting the second Tuesday of each month, 10am
Category:Events
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:10:00am
Address:150 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:St. Stephen’s United Church
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019
show

Join Qualicum Beach and area Newcomers and discover your new home and the Island with new friends. Visit our website for events, activities and more. qbnewcomers.org. See you at our meeting the second Tuesday of each month, 10am
Category:Events
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:10:00am
Address:150 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:St. Stephen’s United Church
Cost:$15
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
 
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 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:Workshop
Date:Dec 10, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 10, 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:Dec 10, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove (low impact, lower intensity cardio dance). Three special sampler classes at 644 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit. Drop in for $10 to try it out!

Class description:
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. Th...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:644 Memorial Ave. Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd. Errington,
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$8
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 2019
carpet

Carpet Bowling at Nanoose Place each Weds 1-3:30 PM. New Players Welcome! See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:1-3:30 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 24, 2019
TREE

Place a memory card with the name of your loved one on one of our trees
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 24, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3200 North Island Highway Nanaimo,
Location:Country Club Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:825 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:Christian Fellowship Centre-Q.B.
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 2019
rug

Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers at Nanoose Place every Weds 10-3. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville,
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 2019
Qualicum Beach Flying Club
Coffee morning
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:#9- 1000 Ravensbourne Lane Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Flying Club hangar
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:494 Bay Avenue Parksville
Location:Parksville Family Place
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 2019
dem


2nd Wednesday of each month at Stanford Seniors Village, 250 Craig St, Parksville from 2 to 4 pm in the Board Room
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 2ND Wednesday of each month except August and December.
HOW to REGISTER:
• EMAIL odett.is@gmail.com now! Please include “Register for Parksville DVD” in the subject and your name and phone number in the body o...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:250 Craig Street Parksville
Location:Stanford Seniors Village
Cost:Free
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 3, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Jan 1, 2020
xmas

Every night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Visits with Santa: December 7-8; 14-15; 20-21-22-23
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Category:Family
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Jan 1, 2020
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:6183 Whitaker Road Courtenay,
Location:Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 2019
Work parties at the Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:8425 Berray Road Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Salmon Hatchery
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 11, 2019
Work parties at the Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:8425 Berray Road Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Salmon Hatchery
Email:Send Email
 
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
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
This year, discover the adventure of skiing or snowboarding for the first time with Mt. Washington’s free Discovery Day’s, December 9-20. The package includes a 2-hr group lesson, Easy Acres area lift ticket and equipment rental package. For anyone 13 years and older who has never skied or snowboarded before.

Sign up at www.mountwashington.ca
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 20, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington,
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Workshop
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:15pm
Address:#115 - 425 Stanford Ave E Parksville,
Location:Innovate Dance Arts
Cost:$10 – $150
 
Dec 11, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
rail

When it comes to model trains, most people consider it more of a hobby than an art form but that misconception is about to be debunked at the Winter in Art Show at The Old School House Arts Centre. Come see trains surrounded by real-life and artistic sceneries. This display is sure to wake the inner child in everyone who sees it.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:112 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Gallery
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 2019
bingo

Bingo at Nanoose Place Community Centre
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:6pm – 7pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:http://www.nanoosecommunity.ca/calendar/
 
Dec 11, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 2019
yoga

Every Wednesday. Qigong is a Chinese Exercise Therapy that combines breathing, relaxed postures and visualization. The benefits of these gentle movements are improved circulation, posture, balance, body alignment and stress relief. This is a guided practice for everyone over 55 years old.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 1:45pm
Address:144 Middleton Ave Parksville
Location:Parksville Seniors Centre
Cost:$3
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:Varioius Locations in Parksville or Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Phone:250.348.2093
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 11, 2019
sing

Wednesday 1.30-3.30p.m. from August 7st-June 24.
Please call for location 250-248-8714
Category:Events
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:Private Home
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-8714
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 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
 
Dec 11, 2019
yoga

Join Devon for this gentle class every Wednesday morning
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Cost:by donation
Phone:250-751-0775
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 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:Dec 11, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:45pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville,
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 11, 2019
Zumba is an exercise fitness program, involved dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo. Squats and lunges are also included.

Our Zumba Dance Fitness Class is for everyone (except kids) who is interested in moving their body and getting in shape.
We have a class every Wednesday at 12:30 at Luxe Studio’s(#4 – 2330 McCullough Road).
Please come and join us then.

Drop in for $10
10 times pass for $90
(cash only)

Please bring clean, indoor shoes and a hydrating drink. Also wear stretchy clot...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 11, 2019
Time:12:30pm - 1:30pm
Address:Unit #4 – 2330 McCullough Road Nanaimo
Location:Luxe Studio’s
Cost:$10
Dec 12, 2019
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Pike at Aurora Wellness Centre, Pville weekly or drop in for this all level Hatha style Yoga practice. You will improve your breathing, balance, strength and flexibility while we mindfully relax.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville,
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 12, 2019
art

Local author, Dianne Burrough, has produced a book of messages from Spirit. It is with great joy that she shares these inspirational words, and hopes they bring comfort, love and healing. Drop by Divine Elements Gift Store in Qualicum Beach to speak with first time author Dianne Burrough and editor Heather Thornton.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:133 Second Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Divine Elements Gift Store
Cost:Free
 
Dec 12, 2019
Local author, Dianne Burrough, has produced a book of messages from Spirit. It is with great joy that she shares these inspirational words, and hopes they bring comfort, love and healing. Drop by Divine Elements Gift Store in Qualicum Beach to speak with first time author Dianne Burrough and editor Heather Thornton
Category:Art
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:133 Second Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Divine Elements Gift Store
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
art

Canvas Art for Kids & Teens 7-15yrs

Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online.

Fun in the Jungle, ages 7-11yrs on Thursday, November 7 from 4:00-5:30pm at Oceanside Art Studio, cost is $25.

Ocean Sunset, ages 11-15yrs on Thursday, December 12th 4:00-5:30pm at Oceanside Art Studio, cost is $25.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-re...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:124 Harlech Rd., Qualicum Beach
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
art

Canvas Art for Teens 11-15yrs Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online. Ocean Sunset, ages 11-15yrs on Thursday December 12th 4:00-5:30pm at Oceanside Art Studio, cost is $25. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:#2-702 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 24, 2019
TREE

Place a memory card with the name of your loved one on one of our trees
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 24, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3200 North Island Highway Nanaimo,
Location:Country Club Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
xmas

We're having our Christmas party at Parksville Chrysler. Just for something totally different! 5:30 to 7:30pm, December 12

Tickets are $25.00 and Include: special draws, appies, dessert and a special cocktail. Live music to enjoy and lots of networking too!

Bring a bottle of wine to enter to win ...what else? The Wall of Wine!

Contest for the Ugly Christmas sweater!

Food bank donation gives you an extra entry into some amazing draws.

Connect for tickets tickets must be purchased in advance...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:5:30 to 7:30pm
Location:Parksville Chrysler
Cost:$25
Phone:250-248-3613
 
Dec 12, 2019
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:3353 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Deez Bar & Grill
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 12, 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:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville,
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:150 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:St Stephens Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 3, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Jan 1, 2020
xmas

Every night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Visits with Santa: December 7-8; 14-15; 20-21-22-23
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Category:Family
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Jan 1, 2020
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:6183 Whitaker Road Courtenay,
Location:Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens
 
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
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 12, 2019
Hailing from Victoria, British Columbia (Coast Salish Territories), Knacker’s Yard has been arranging and performing traditional Irish, Scottish, English, Australian, and original music since 2013.

Comprised of Bronwyn Churcher (fiddle, vocals), Stephen Johnson (accordion, tin whistle, vocals), Jon MacDonald (guitar, vocals), Cody Baresich (mandolins, vocals), Shaun McConnell (bodhran, bones, chimes), and Dexter Simpson (Irish tenor banjo), the group breathes new life into the Celtic ballad and shanty genres.

The energy of the band’s expansive repertoire ebbs and flows with drive and dyn...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
This year, discover the adventure of skiing or snowboarding for the first time with Mt. Washington’s free Discovery Day’s, December 9-20. The package includes a 2-hr group lesson, Easy Acres area lift ticket and equipment rental package. For anyone 13 years and older who has never skied or snowboarded before.

Sign up at www.mountwashington.ca
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 20, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington,
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:1pm – 3pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Layne
Phone:250-757-8217
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Dec 12, 2019
xmas

MLA Michelle Stilwell's Holiday Season Open House

Please join MLA Michelle Stilwell and her Staff for treats & refreshments to celebrate the holiday season.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 6:30 pm
Address:9 - 1209 East, Island Hwy E, Parksville
Location:Serious Coffee, Parksville
Cost:Free for Constituents
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
rail

When it comes to model trains, most people consider it more of a hobby than an art form but that misconception is about to be debunked at the Winter in Art Show at The Old School House Arts Centre. Come see trains surrounded by real-life and artistic sceneries. This display is sure to wake the inner child in everyone who sees it.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:112 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Gallery
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
 
Dec 12, 2019
Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss…Grab your teacups!

Off-Broadway Comedians and 3-time IMPRESARIO Award-Winners (London) James & Jamesy return with their outrageously funny and brilliantly inventive Christmas comedy classic O Christmas Tea — an astonishing show that delights thousands of hearts every holiday season.

When catastrophe strikes at James and Jamesy’s Christmas tea party, flooding the world with tea, the friends leap into action, finding innovative and hilarious solutions to keep them afloat. Redefining immersive theatre, these masters of physical comedy—with o...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo
Location:The Port Theatre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 12, 2019
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 2019
xmas

Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy, adapted from the best-selling children's book, h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 2019
mic

Thursday Night Live Music
Category:Events
Date:Dec 12, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:6060 Island Hwy W Qualicum Bay
Location:West Coast Food House
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 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
 
Dec 12, 2019 to Dec 15, 2019
xmas

Vancouver Island Market presents…

It’s a VIMterful Life!
December 12th-15th, 2019
at Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly the old Sears Building)

Times:
Thursday, Dec 12 – 4PM-9PM
Friday, Dec 13 – 10AM-7PM
Saturday, Dec 14 – 10AM-6PM
Sunday, Dec 15 – 11AM-5PM

Our much anticipated Winter Market will showcase Vancouver Island’s local handmade artisans. Over 200+ vendors in craft, food, liquor sales, live music, entertainment, and gift shop will provide shoppers a unique opportunity to shop lo...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Dec 12, 2019
End:Dec 15, 2019
Address:4750 Rutherford Road Nanaimo,
Location:Nanaimo North Town Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 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:Dec 12, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Website:Open Site
Dec 13, 2019
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
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 24, 2019
TREE

Place a memory card with the name of your loved one on one of our trees
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 24, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3200 North Island Highway Nanaimo,
Location:Country Club Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019 to Dec 15, 2019
xmas

Ride the famous Christmas Express! The train leaves every 20 minutes from 4:30 to 8:30

*As this event is a fundraiser for the museum, Coupons are not accepted (including Entertainment guides & groupons,) and Membership season’s passes are not valid.

$14.00 Adults/Seniors/Youth
$12.00 Children
Children 2 and under FREE
Category:Events
Start:Dec 13, 2019
End:Dec 15, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:2892 Drinkwater Road Duncan
Location:BC Forest Discovery Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
xmas

Join us for a free Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings, beverages, dessert, live music and sing along carols! Everyone is welcome. Bring the family! If you would like bring coats, mitts, hats, socks, sweaters for the Homeless of District 69.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:825 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:Christian Fellowship Centre-Q.B.
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
xmas

Darrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft Sale

Fine turned pepper & salt mills, pastry pins, toothpick holders, bowls, potpourri bowls, spurtles and other unique gift items. Also handcrafted stools, coat trees and children's rocking chairs.

Open Dec 6-9, 13-15 plus other days by appointment or by chance.
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 3, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
 
Dec 13, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Jan 1, 2020
xmas

Every night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Visits with Santa: December 7-8; 14-15; 20-21-22-23
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Category:Family
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Jan 1, 2020
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:6183 Whitaker Road Courtenay,
Location:Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens
 
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
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
This year, discover the adventure of skiing or snowboarding for the first time with Mt. Washington’s free Discovery Day’s, December 9-20. The package includes a 2-hr group lesson, Easy Acres area lift ticket and equipment rental package. For anyone 13 years and older who has never skied or snowboarded before.

Sign up at www.mountwashington.ca
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 20, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington,
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
xmas

5th Annual Magical Nights of Light 2019

If you thought last year's laser light show was spectacular, wait until you see this year's Magical Nights of Light!

• Magical Light Show
• Walk through at your own pace
• Hot Chocolate
• Visit with Santa
• And more ...!

Advance ticket purchase required. Tickets are non-refundable.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Rd., Errington
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:Advance Tickets: $5 per person, 12 & under Free
 
Dec 13, 2019
xmas

VIUs Milner Christmas Magic 2019

Outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy: Dec 6 – 8, 13 - 15, 18 – 22, 2019.

Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling, VIU Baking Students Gingerbread Houses, Refreshments, Tea Room, Gift Shops. Onsite shuttle for mobility challenged. Bring a flashlight. Sorry, we are unable to take Tea Room reservations.

Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs). All entry d...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm; last entry 8:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs).
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
rail

When it comes to model trains, most people consider it more of a hobby than an art form but that misconception is about to be debunked at the Winter in Art Show at The Old School House Arts Centre. Come see trains surrounded by real-life and artistic sceneries. This display is sure to wake the inner child in everyone who sees it.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:112 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Gallery
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 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
 
Dec 13, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 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
 
Dec 13, 2019
friends

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

To provide comfort, care, support and resources for our Caregivers taking care of loved ones and to help the Caregivers navigate the medical system.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd. N Qualicum Beach
Location:Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 13, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
music

Join us for another amazing open mic!! You never know what you will get. Our Open mic nights are some of the most diverse evenings at Ground Zero.

*Only one Open Mic in December*

10 performances, 10 artists, 3 songs each.

Min $7.50 per person at the door
(youth and students $5, performers get in free)
no advance tickets.
Doors at 6:30

The line up so far..

Host:Allison Shaw

Les Tibbo

Twila Benon, Sig, David and Tracy Wells

Rai Wells

Lonny Wells

break

Dazy Daye

Tony ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$8
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 13, 2019
prime

Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
 
Dec 13, 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:Events
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Road Coombs,
Location:Bradley Centre
Cost:Free
 
Dec 13, 2019
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
Malaspina Choir has been delighting Nanaimo audiences with its choral performances for 50 years, and this Christmas, it celebrates the 10th anniversary of its popular Sing-along Messiah.

The numbers attending this joyous Christmas event have grown so much that we’ve moved it to a larger venue, St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 301 Machleary St.

You can come join us in singing Handel’s beloved work (scores are available for purchase at the concert) or thrill to the surround sound of hundreds of voices belting out the Hallelujah Chorus.

You’ll be conducted by Malaspina Choir musical director...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:301 Machleary St. Nanaimo,
Location:St. Peter’s Catholic Church
Cost:$10 – $25
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019
xmas

Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy, adapted from the best-selling children's book, h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 13, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:494 Bay Avenue Parksville
Location:The Family Place
Cost:free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 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:Dec 13, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 12, 2019 to Dec 15, 2019
xmas

Vancouver Island Market presents…

It’s a VIMterful Life!
December 12th-15th, 2019
at Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly the old Sears Building)

Times:
Thursday, Dec 12 – 4PM-9PM
Friday, Dec 13 – 10AM-7PM
Saturday, Dec 14 – 10AM-6PM
Sunday, Dec 15 – 11AM-5PM

Our much anticipated Winter Market will showcase Vancouver Island’s local handmade artisans. Over 200+ vendors in craft, food, liquor sales, live music, entertainment, and gift shop will provide shoppers a unique opportunity to shop lo...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Dec 12, 2019
End:Dec 15, 2019
Address:4750 Rutherford Road Nanaimo,
Location:Nanaimo North Town Centre
Website:Open Site
Dec 14, 2019
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
 
Dec 14, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 24, 2019
TREE

Place a memory card with the name of your loved one on one of our trees
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 24, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3200 North Island Highway Nanaimo,
Location:Country Club Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 13, 2019 to Dec 15, 2019
xmas

Ride the famous Christmas Express! The train leaves every 20 minutes from 4:30 to 8:30

*As this event is a fundraiser for the museum, Coupons are not accepted (including Entertainment guides & groupons,) and Membership season’s passes are not valid.

$14.00 Adults/Seniors/Youth
$12.00 Children
Children 2 and under FREE
Category:Events
Start:Dec 13, 2019
End:Dec 15, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:2892 Drinkwater Road Duncan
Location:BC Forest Discovery Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

Christmas in Hawaii - Saturday Afternoon Tea Dance

Christmas in Hawaii! Enjoy this tribute to the music of Don Ho featuring Anela Kahiamoe, a 30-year veteran of the Honolulu music scene.

Wear your loudest Hawaiian shirt!

Tea/coffee and goodies fundraiser with all proceeds to support Ovarian Cancer Research.

Dancing starts at 2pm - Tickets $20/ $30 couples.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$20/ $30 couples
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019
music

Christmas on the Farm 2019

It's our favourite time of year! Join us at this free family-friendly event to celebrate Christmas "farm-style". There will be wagon rides, live music, Christmas storytelling, kids crafts and activities, a poutine food truck, free chocolate & popcorn, marshmallow roasting, and all your favourite farm animals!
Category:Events
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Location:Little Qualicum Cheeseworks
Cost:$5
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

Darrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft Sale

Fine turned pepper & salt mills, pastry pins, toothpick holders, bowls, potpourri bowls, spurtles and other unique gift items. Also handcrafted stools, coat trees and children's rocking chairs.

Open Dec 6-9, 13-15 plus other days by appointment or by chance.
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 14, 2019
Celebrate the holiday season with holiday lights, carolling, hot dogs and much merriment at the Deep Bay Marina.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:5:00 – 7:00 pm
Address:180 Burne Road, Bowser
Location:Deep Bay Marina
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

Errington Christmas Craft Faires 2019

Celebrating a tradition that goes back 50 years, the Errington Hall will be full of local artists and crafters offering a wide variety of homegrown and handmade treasures just in time for the holiday. Due to the popularity of this event we have expanded the show to two weekends, each with a different set of unique, talented, local vendors.

Free admission. Hot refreshments available on site. Each purchase earns you a draw ticket to win a Prize Basket overflowing...more info
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address: 1390 Errington Road, Errington
Location: Errington War Memorial Hall
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 3, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Jan 1, 2020
xmas

Every night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Visits with Santa: December 7-8; 14-15; 20-21-22-23
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Category:Family
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Jan 1, 2020
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:6183 Whitaker Road Courtenay,
Location:Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens
 
Dec 14, 2019
HELLA BLUE is here to knock out some memorable dance beat blues from the 60s to today. From slow tunes to uptempo, if you can’t dance to it, we don’t play it. More than your standard blues fare, HELLA BLUE reworks the Chicago Blues Classics and adds a modern flare. Featuring the incredible vocals of Tami Blazer, crushing the bass is James Ireland, with screaming guitar solos from Stu Johnson and solid grooves by drummer Gabe Vadas. The members of Blue For You have each been performing in all genres of music for more than three decades.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
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
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
This year, discover the adventure of skiing or snowboarding for the first time with Mt. Washington’s free Discovery Day’s, December 9-20. The package includes a 2-hr group lesson, Easy Acres area lift ticket and equipment rental package. For anyone 13 years and older who has never skied or snowboarded before.

Sign up at www.mountwashington.ca
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 20, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington,
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 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:Dec 14, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 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:Dec 14, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

5th Annual Magical Nights of Light 2019

If you thought last year's laser light show was spectacular, wait until you see this year's Magical Nights of Light!

• Magical Light Show
• Walk through at your own pace
• Hot Chocolate
• Visit with Santa
• And more ...!

Advance ticket purchase required. Tickets are non-refundable.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Rd., Errington
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:Advance Tickets: $5 per person, 12 & under Free
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

VIUs Milner Christmas Magic 2019

Outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy: Dec 6 – 8, 13 - 15, 18 – 22, 2019.

Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling, VIU Baking Students Gingerbread Houses, Refreshments, Tea Room, Gift Shops. Onsite shuttle for mobility challenged. Bring a flashlight. Sorry, we are unable to take Tea Room reservations.

Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs). All entry d...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm; last entry 8:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs).
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

Raise your voices for a festive and merry musical performance. The Vancouver Island Symphony joins forces with three choirs all led by Patricia Plumley , in our yearly holiday concert! Carols, Nutcracker, Christmas tales, Candles and Mistletoe – all the ingredients are reunited for an unforgettable evening of Christmas Magic!
Guest Artists
Vancouver Island Symphony Children’s Choir
A Capella Plus
Village Voices
Patricia Plumley Choral Director
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo,
Location:The Port Theatre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
rail

When it comes to model trains, most people consider it more of a hobby than an art form but that misconception is about to be debunked at the Winter in Art Show at The Old School House Arts Centre. Come see trains surrounded by real-life and artistic sceneries. This display is sure to wake the inner child in everyone who sees it.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 10, 2019
End:Dec 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:112 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Gallery
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington
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
 
Dec 14, 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:Dec 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019
Public Raku Day

Pyromania Pottery wants you to experience the magic & beauty of participating in a raku firing on Dec 14th. Choose an unglazed pot, starfish, seahorse, fish, leaf, heart, cat or whale made by one of our potters, glaze it with their help, and we will fire it for you in an hour or two.

Take it home that same day - reservations required! Please call 250-954-1775 between 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily to book your spot!

Handicapped parking only the the upper parking beside the store.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:00am
Address:2344 Alberni Highway, Coombs
Location:Pyromania Pottery
Cost:$25
 
Dec 14, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 14, 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
 
Dec 14, 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:Dec 14, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm (1pm July & Aug)
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 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:Dec 14, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

Rudolph's Christmas Preschool Party 2-5yrs

The elves are busy planning an exciting party for you and your parents to enjoy. A variety of craft stations and a special circle time will get you all in the holiday spirit. Parent participation is required. Oceanside Place Arena on Saturday, December 14 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Cost is $12.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:30am - 12:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:$12
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019
swim

Splish Splash Everyone Welcome Swim
Splish splash everyone welcome swims at Ravensong Aquatic Centre are a water adventure you don’t want to miss. The lifeguards are going to bring out the pool toys for you to enjoy. From the rope swing to the snake there will be water play for everyone. These swims are on Saturdays, November 9, December 7 and 14 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Monday December 9 and 16 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Regular admission. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate a...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:regular admission
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019
xmas

Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy, adapted from the best-selling children's book, h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 12, 2019 to Dec 15, 2019
xmas

Vancouver Island Market presents…

It’s a VIMterful Life!
December 12th-15th, 2019
at Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly the old Sears Building)

Times:
Thursday, Dec 12 – 4PM-9PM
Friday, Dec 13 – 10AM-7PM
Saturday, Dec 14 – 10AM-6PM
Sunday, Dec 15 – 11AM-5PM

Our much anticipated Winter Market will showcase Vancouver Island’s local handmade artisans. Over 200+ vendors in craft, food, liquor sales, live music, entertainment, and gift shop will provide shoppers a unique opportunity to shop lo...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Dec 12, 2019
End:Dec 15, 2019
Address:4750 Rutherford Road Nanaimo,
Location:Nanaimo North Town Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
xmas

Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Website:Open Site

 
Dec 8, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
 


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