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Vancouver Island Events

Dec 18, 2019
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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:Workshop
Date:Dec 18, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:644 Memorial Ave. Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd. Errington,
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$8
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:825 Village Way Qualicum Beach
Location:Christian Fellowship Centre-Q.B.
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 2019
rug

Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers at Nanoose Place every Weds 10-3. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 18, 2019
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 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:Workshop
Date:Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 2019
Qualicum Beach Flying Club
Coffee morning
Category:Events
Date:Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 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 18, 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 18, 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
 
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 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:15pm
Address:#115 - 425 Stanford Ave E Parksville
Location:Innovate Dance Arts
Cost:$10 – $150
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Dec 18, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 2019
bingo

Bingo at Nanoose Place Community Centre
Category:Events
Date:Dec 18, 2019
Time:6pm – 7pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:http://www.nanoosecommunity.ca/calendar/
 
Dec 18, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 1:45pm
Address:144 Middleton Ave Parksville
Location:Parksville Seniors Centre
Cost:$3
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
sing

Wednesday 1.30-3.30p.m. from August 7st-June 24.
Please call for location 250-248-8714
Category:Events
Date:Dec 18, 2019
Time:1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:Private Home
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-8714
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 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 18, 2019
yoga

Join Devon for this gentle class every Wednesday morning
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 18, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Cost:by donation
Phone:250-751-0775
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 18, 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 18, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 8:45pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site


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