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Vancouver Island Events

 
Feb 3, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
 
Feb 3, 2019
Feb 3, 2019
skate

Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular skate session is Sundays, a great way to stay active as a family. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, February 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. Free event.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 2019
Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is a window of opportunity for organizations to mobilize burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities.
Burn Awareness Week teaches kids how to be responsible for their personal safety, and increases family awareness of potentially harmful situations, an excellent opportunity to kick off a year full of burn awareness education.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:5:00am
Location:Various Locations in Your Community
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 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:Feb 3, 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
 
Feb 3, 2019
sheets

TWO WOMEN, ONE LIFE-CHANGING ENCOUNTER: “BETWEEN THE SHEETS” OPENS JAN. 25th AT WESTERN EDGE THEATRE
Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre continues its 15th Anniversary season with “Between the Sheets” by Jordi Mand, an explosive drama about two women and a single night that changes their lives.
Set in a grade three classroom on parent-teacher night, “Between the Sheets” begins as a seemingly-innocent meeting between Marion, the mother of a special needs child, and “Miss Stewart,” her child’s teacher. Befo...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:25 Victoria Road Nanaimo
Location:Harbour City Theatre
Cost:$12 – $24
Phone:250-816-6459
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 3, 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
 
Feb 3, 2019
pan

CHRCO Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast

Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast on the first Sunday of the month. Pancake breakfast is $6 for small and $8 for large.

Tables are available for $12 each. Outside spaces are also available.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:9:00am - 1:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:Tables are available for $12 each
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 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:Feb 3, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 3, 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:Feb 3, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 2019
Earth, Wind, Fire and Life

Jenny Vincent and Bob McDonald join forces for an afternoon of great images, music and challenging conversation! Topics - our earth, wind, fire and life.
as only Jenny and Bob can deliver!

Our journey through science and music continues! So please join us.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:2:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$30
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 2019
play

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:Feb 3, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 3, 2019
music

Music On Sunday - The High Quadra Ramblers

The High Quadra Ramblers (Mack Shields on fiddle and vocals and Kaitlin Chamberlin on banjo, vocals and step dancing).

A powerhouse duo keeping the magic of traditional music alive! With beautiful, oldtime vocal harmonies and skilled instrumentation, they fuse appalachian oldtime with celtic, classical, folk, cajun and original compositions. Expect anything from high energy hoedowns to beautiful, melodic listening sets. Hailing from the East Coast and th...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Cost:$15.00 (Members) $18.00 (Non-members)
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 3, 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:Feb 3, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 3, 2019
Central Vancouver Island Orchid Society presents “For The Love of Orchids”, with displays of plants from several clubs, plants for sale, information on growing orchids. The orchids will be judged by American Orchid Society accredited judges. Come and find out how easy it can be to grow these interesting flowers in your home. The show will be held February 1st 2nd and 3rd.
Category:Markets
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 3, 2019
Address:4750 Rutherford Road Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo North Town Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:(250) 758-8111
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 3, 2019
ball

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

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 3, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 3, 2019
sc

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

Make Sunday your favourite day of the week with Smoke 'N Water's signature brunch buffet, every Sunday from 9-2. Whether you’re craving breakfast or lunch you will find a great selection of fresh, house made dishes to satisfy your appetite.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 3, 2019
Time:9:00am
Address:1-1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Cost:Adults $17.95 Kids 6-12 $8.95 Kids 5 & Under Free.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 3, 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:Feb 3, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 23, 2019 to Feb 6, 2019
i

Winter Wonderland Art Show runs December 6th, 2018 to February 6th 2019.
Part of Art @ Vancouver Island Conference Centre presented by Nanaimo Arts Council.
Open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Category:Art
Start:Jan 23, 2019
End:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 4, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
toast

Arbutus Toastmasters: 7:00pm. Every Monday. Everyone Welcome.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:132 E. Jensen Ave Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Address:Ballenas School., Parksville
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ballenas School
Cost:$4 per session
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
ski

Boomers Week “Boomers Only!!” program taught and designed especially for those 50 pluses who are active and love to ski and ride. After a morning of fun on the slopes, our pros will escort you to a delicious meal. Package includes an all-day lift ticket, a group lesson from 10am to 12pm, and a delicious lunch. Includes après . Rental option also available. Lessons are available for all ability levels. Bookings required.
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 1:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$48
Phone:(250) 248-5106
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, Febr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, February 8, 6-8pm
Show runs February 4-27
Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 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
 
Feb 4, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Pike for Pain Management Chair Yoga. Learn how to Meditate, Relax, Improve your breathing while gaining balance mobility, flexibility and strength. Anyone welcome
Category:Art
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 954-2273
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
global

Join this fun and interactive world climate simulation, a role-playing exercise that uses an interactive computer model to rapidly analyze the results of mock-negotiations.
Hosted by Global Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:8:30am - 10:00am
Address:900 Fifth St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University – Building 210 Room 245
Cost:Free
Phone:250-740-6378
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
viu

Join VIU’s own Dawn Thompson to explore prominent and contemporary themes present in Indigenous Fiction through facilitated discussion of The Marrow Thieves, by Cherie Dimaline. Drop-ins welcome.
Hosted by Office of Aboriginal Education and Engagement
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 250 Room 308
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
yoga

Progressing from the Yoga Fundamentals class series, this class deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 1/2.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 7:45pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$85
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
yoga

Continues from the Yoga Fundamentals class series. Deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 1/2.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
A celebration of global development and social justice activities taking place at VIU, and how to get involved. Featuring music, free coffee courtesy of VIUSU, and treats!
Hosted by Faculty of International Education.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:11:30am - 1:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Upper Cafeteria
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
play

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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 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
 
Feb 4, 2019
badm

Lighthouse Badminton every Monday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:7pm – 9pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Bob
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 4, 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
 
Feb 4, 2019
game

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

Fitness Program every Monday, Weds & Friday at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
centre

Nanoose Place - Moms & Tots every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:10:30-Noon
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
water

Nanoose Place - Nanoose Watercolor each Monday
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:10AM-2 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 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
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019
Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
tops

Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville,
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
tao

Taoist Tai Chi Every Monday 9:30-noon
Mid Island Branch
250-240-3387
parksville@taoist.org
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:10am – 12pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Phone:250-240-3387
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019
viu

Experience the art of personal memoir and help empower female immigrants as they recount their amazing stories of journey and arrival to Canada.
Hosted by Faculty of International Education, VIUFA, Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society, and Literacy Central Vancouver Island.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 4, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Malaspina Theatre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
 
Feb 4, 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:Feb 4, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 23, 2019 to Feb 6, 2019
i

Winter Wonderland Art Show runs December 6th, 2018 to February 6th 2019.
Part of Art @ Vancouver Island Conference Centre presented by Nanaimo Arts Council.
Open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Category:Art
Start:Jan 23, 2019
End:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 5, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
A traveling exhibit highlighting the courage of local people who resisted racist government policies and the colonial dispossession of Indigenous Peoples and people of Asian heritage. The exhibit explores how people struggled to preserve their cultures.
“Fighting for Justice” has been hosted by museums and libraries across Vancouver Island and was featured at the 2017 Heritage BC Conference in Bew Westminster.
Individuals wishing to learn more about this exhibit, or come for a preview with museum staff, are encouraged to contact Netanja Waddell, Museum Manager, 250-752-5533 or qbmuseum@shaw.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
Ballroom Dancing in Nanoose Place. Visit website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
ski

Boomers Week “Boomers Only!!” program taught and designed especially for those 50 pluses who are active and love to ski and ride. After a morning of fun on the slopes, our pros will escort you to a delicious meal. Package includes an all-day lift ticket, a group lesson from 10am to 12pm, and a delicious lunch. Includes après . Rental option also available. Lessons are available for all ability levels. Bookings required.
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 1:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, Febr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
tai

Chair Tai Chi at Nanoose Place Community Centre each Tues. See website for details.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:10-11 AM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
global

Join this fun and interactive world climate simulation, a role-playing exercise that uses an interactive computer model to rapidly analyze the results of mock-negotiations.
Hosted by Global Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:8:30am - 10:00am
Address:900 Fifth St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University – Building 210 Room 245
Cost:Free
Phone:250-740-6378
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

Students from Vietnam will host a special edition of the weekly drop-in event in celebration of the Lunar New Year. There will be information, cultural presentations and Vietnamese food. All students welcome!
Hosted by Faculty of International Education (Intercultural Programs).
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 6:30pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 255, Student Commons (1st Floor)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
skate

Dad's Night Out: Free Skate

Dads, bring the kids to Oceanside Place Arena and enjoy a free skate together on the pond Tuesday, February 5h from 6:45 to 7:45 pm. This free skate is sponsored by our partners at Building Learning Together. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:6:45pm - 7:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

Guided group discussion and Q & A with a panel of community workers and people who have experienced homelessness. Identify and explore significant experiences as they relate to homelessness, and how attitudes related to homelessness are formed.
Hosted by Recreation and Tourism.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University, Building 355 Room 211
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
skate

Learn to ice skate so you can join your friends at Oceanside Place Arena. Free skate rentals included. Registration required as space is limited. Full details online.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free but must register
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

Chad Wilkinson, Director of Vancouver’s Foundation of Hope, presents on the plight of refugees by delving into Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity persecution, examining Canada’s role, and focusing on how we can sustain Canada’s efforts to resettle LGBTQ+ refugees.
Hosted by VIU Positive Space Alliance and Reaching Out to Assist Refugees.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 200 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 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:Feb 5, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
yoga

This class offers dedicated students finer instruction aimed at gaining further clarity of Iyengar Yoga. Standing poses, seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and the practice of deep relaxation/pranayama. This class also begins the exploration into the arm and shoulder work necessary to perform Salamba Sirsasana – Headstand.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17 – 6 & 12 class punch cards available
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 5:15pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
yoga

Continues from the Yoga Fundamentals class series. Deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 1/2.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
play

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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
lego

If your child loves LEGO, let them come join NS3 for our LEGO Robotics drop off every Tuesday. Kids will have an hour and a half to build and program a LEGO creation that moves. Ages 6+
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 4:30pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo,
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Cost:$10
Phone:1-778-268-2289
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

What does internationalization of higher education mean? How is internationalization experienced by students? These and other questions will be addressed by four VIU employees who have recently completed research in the scholarly field of internationalization of higher education.
Hosted by Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 305 Room 440
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

What does internationalization of higher education mean? How is internationalization experienced by students? These and other questions will be addressed by four VIU employees who have recently completed research in the scholarly field of internationalization of higher education.
Hosted by Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 305 Room 440
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
music

Rehearsals begin Jan. 8th for our Spring Concert
which will feature Haydn’s Creation
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:7:15pm - 9:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street Parksville,
Location:Knox United Church (Parksville)
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-752-8130
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
cloud

First Tuesday of each month. Those newly diagnosed or affected, their family & friends are welcome.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach,
Location:The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Phone:250-752-7489
 
Feb 5, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
New members and guests welcome
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
bird

Bird walks from the Parksville Beach Community Park at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays going to different areas in and around the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:9 AM
Address:Various Locations around the Parksville Qualicum Beach Area.
Location:Parksville Beach Community Park
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

On a recent professional development exchange in Vietnam, Tracy Vandermolen led environmental awareness training for hotel and restaurant staff to help reduce single-use plastics in their operations.
She will share her experience of the hospitality industry’s opportunity to make small change with a big impact.
Hosted by Hospitality Management.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 300 Room 401 (Royal Arbutus Room)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

Focusing on the potential of remanufacturing plastics gathered on the Scottish West Coast, Dr. Katharina
Vones and Ian Lambert will talk about sharing their findings through educational workshops for school children. These workshops teach about recycling and the concept of a circular economy, using 3D printing techniques with the newly developed Ocean Plastic filament.
Hosted by Faculty of Education and Department of Art and Design
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, Februa...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 2:30pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 200 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
karate

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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Email for Details
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 23, 2019 to Feb 6, 2019
i

Winter Wonderland Art Show runs December 6th, 2018 to February 6th 2019.
Part of Art @ Vancouver Island Conference Centre presented by Nanaimo Arts Council.
Open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Category:Art
Start:Jan 23, 2019
End:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 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:Feb 5, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 6, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 2019
Time:6-8pm
Address:2-180 Craig St, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
ski

Boomers Week “Boomers Only!!” program taught and designed especially for those 50 pluses who are active and love to ski and ride. After a morning of fun on the slopes, our pros will escort you to a delicious meal. Package includes an all-day lift ticket, a group lesson from 10am to 12pm, and a delicious lunch. Includes après . Rental option also available. Lessons are available for all ability levels. Bookings required.
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 1:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, Febr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
carpet

Carpet Bowling at Nanoose Place each Weds 1-3:30 PM. New Players Welcome! See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:1-3:30 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Pike for Pain Management Chair Yoga. Learn how to Meditate, Relax, Improve your breathing while gaining balance mobility, flexibility and strength. Anyone welcome
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
global

Join this fun and interactive world climate simulation, a role-playing exercise that uses an interactive computer model to rapidly analyze the results of mock-negotiations.
Hosted by Global Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:8:30am - 10:00am
Address:900 Fifth St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University – Building 210 Room 245
Cost:Free
Phone:250-740-6378
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
ds

Matinee Performance – 2 PM
Evening Performance – 7 PM
Doors open half hour before showtime.
The Dave Stewart Septet is an ensemble of outstanding in-demand local musicians from Central Vancouver Island.
The Dave Stewart Septet is composed of a stellar list of musicians: Dave Stewart (trumpet), Claudio Fantinato (alto saxophone), Dan Craven (tenor Saxophone), Jeff Agopsowicz (trombone) Chad Geekie (piano), Wayne Finucan (drums), and Rob Uffen (bass). Although each is an individually passionate and talen...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
rug

Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers at Nanoose Place every Weds 10-3. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
viu

Join us for community-building fun, including:
– Global Citizens Soccer
– Zumba Dance Lessons
– Virtual world travel in the VIU TARDIS Telephone Booth
– And much more!
Hosted by Faculty of International Education.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:11:30am - 1:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Upper Cafeteria
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 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
 
Feb 6, 2019
Work parties at the Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:8425 Berray Road Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Salmon Hatchery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
cloud

Free Meditation Class

Learn How to Meditate!

The simple and effective techniques of Sahaja Yoga Meditation are based on ancient knowledge and have been developed by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi for people of all ages and walks of life.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
yoga

This class will help you unwind from old stress responses and old habitual patterning we can tend to create. These exercises help to remind your brain to keep your body flexible and free from discomfort and pain after shock, injury or overuse. The exercises are very simple and very effective when in pain. It works on releasing areas of holding by re-patterning your movement and releasing, as well as integrating the mind body so the body moves more intelligently, working deeply with the nervous system. Yo...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:30am - 9:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 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
 
Feb 6, 2019
viu


Join Ernie Cooper, former Director of the TRAFFIC and Wildlife Trade Program of WWF-Canada, in his review of the good, bad and ugly sides of wildlife trade, and how international authorities are responding to this growing threat to global biodiversity. Come early and enjoy pre-discussion refreshments!
Hosted by Faculty of Science and Technology
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw

Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 355 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
play

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:Feb 6, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
music

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

Learn How to Meditate!
The simple and effective techniques of Sahaja Yoga Meditation are based on ancient knowledge and have been developed by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi for people of all ages and walks of life.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:Free
Phone:2509545040
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
bingo
Nanoose Bay Bingo every Weds evening at the Community Center.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:6pm – 10pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
bingo

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

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 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
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 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
 
Feb 6, 2019
yoga

Qigong is the skillful application of life force energy designed to correct energetic imbalances which occur as a result of a busy lifestyle, poor diet, illness/injury, consistent negative emotions, and many other reasons. The practice is reputed to be approximately 5000 years old, originating in Ancient China, with influences from other countries such as India. It is a holistic practice using gentle physical exercises, visualizations, meditations, and breathing techniques to correct imbalances and creat...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 6:15pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:Varioius Locations in Parksville or Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Phone:250.348.2093
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
friends

Contact SAT@sosd69.com or call 250-248-2093 ext. 224
A friendly comfortable place for social interaction, fun outings and gathering information.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
walk

Sole Sisters Walking

Strap on your walking shoes and join the Sole Sisters walking group. This program is held every Wednesday at various locations around the Oceanside area and is intended for women 50+, but all ages are welcome.

All levels of fitness are encouraged and no one will be left behind.

For information about the weekly walk location, please visit: https://www.arrowsmithcalendar.com/programs-sole-sisters
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
viu

Video games are one of the largest media sectors to emerge in the 21st century—they are also a quintessentially global industry. This session will examine the globally connected cultural and business aspects of the contemporary video game industry.
Hosted by Political Studies and Media Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:30am
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 356 Room 109
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 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
 
Feb 6, 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:Feb 6, 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
 
Feb 6, 2019
wings

It’s Wing Wednesday here at your local Rumhouse! Get a full pound of our plump chicken wings with your favorite sauce for just $6 with the purchase of any beverage regularly priced at $5 or more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 23, 2019 to Feb 6, 2019
i

Winter Wonderland Art Show runs December 6th, 2018 to February 6th 2019.
Part of Art @ Vancouver Island Conference Centre presented by Nanaimo Arts Council.
Open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Category:Art
Start:Jan 23, 2019
End:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 6, 2019
Formal and informal activities for developing and supporting self-discovery and personal growth in all areas of your life.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
viu

Slum Tourism is controversial and yet it has the potential to overcome discrimination through community development. Hear the story of Favella Tourism in Perus, Brazil from VIU students and faculty.
Hosted by VIU World Leisure Centre of Excellence.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 356 Room 109
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
yoga

Interactive participation in the discovery of the ancient wisdom of Yoga and its application to practice and daily life. Discussion is generated through readings from ancient texts such as: Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads, The Rig Veda, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and others. All welcome.
While this is a Karma (free) class, donations to the Qualicum Beach Bear Smart Community Program are gratefully accepted!
Category:Events
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 6, 2019
Come connect with others. Eat snacks, shoot some pool, play some games, play music or make some cool art. Drop-ins welcome.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 6, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
Feb 7, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
cloud

A traveling exhibit highlighting the courage of local people who resisted racist government policies and the colonial dispossession of Indigenous Peoples and people of Asian heritage. The exhibit explores how people struggled to preserve their cultures.
“Fighting for Justice” has been hosted by museums and libraries across Vancouver Island and was featured at the 2017 Heritage BC Conference in Bew Westminster.
Individuals wishing to learn more about this exhibit, or come for a preview with museum staf...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

A diverse panel of reggae artists will discuss their personal stories as they relate to finding their voice in reggae, as well as how the genre has emerged as a global movement of hope and resistance that transcends geography, language and cultural identity.
Hosted by Sociology.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 356 Room 109
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

Featuring high-energy performances by two of this year’s participants plus local reggae DJ and VIU staff member Rebel Selector. Entrance is free. 19yrs.+ with ID.
Hosted by VIUSU.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:9:00pm - 11:45pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 193 (Students’ Union Pub)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
1st and 3rd Thu of each month. Come and embroider, learn new techniques and for friendship with other stitchers.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:9:30am
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:(250) 752-1992
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
blue

Our weekly Thursday Night Blues/Rock Jam hosted by Warren & Friends… Gets started shortly after 8:00 PM – Everyone Welcome 19+
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
ski

Boomers Week “Boomers Only!!” program taught and designed especially for those 50 pluses who are active and love to ski and ride. After a morning of fun on the slopes, our pros will escort you to a delicious meal. Package includes an all-day lift ticket, a group lesson from 10am to 12pm, and a delicious lunch. Includes après . Rental option also available. Lessons are available for all ability levels. Bookings required.
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 1:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
cards

Bridge (seniors room) at Nanoose Place every Thursday 1-4 PM. New Players Welcome. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, Febr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
global

Join this fun and interactive world climate simulation, a role-playing exercise that uses an interactive computer model to rapidly analyze the results of mock-negotiations.
Hosted by Global Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:8:30am - 10:00am
Address:900 Fifth St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University – Building 210 Room 245
Cost:Free
Phone:250-740-6378
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

Special film screening of Giant in the Woods, a documentary that explores the social, emotional, and spiritual experiences of students during an 11-day wilderness expedition. Followed by a facilitated discussion.
Hosted by Child and Youth Care.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:8:30am - 10:00am
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 200 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:3353 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Deez Bar & Grill
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

Guided group discussion and Q & A with a panel of community workers and people who have experienced homelessness. Identify and explore significant experiences as they relate to homelessness, and how attitudes related to homelessness are formed.
Hosted by Recreation and Tourism.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 355 Room 211
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

A panel presentation from Indigenous, international, and domestic students discussing how and why VIU can incorporate Indigenous perspectives more meaningfully into our spaces.
Hosted by Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:30am
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 355 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
yoga

Progressing from the Yoga Fundamentals class series, this class deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 1/2.
Students $13, Seniors $...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
play

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:Art
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

The devastating Syrian civil war is brought to life through the eyes of a group of volunteer rescue workers in Aleppo known as the White Helmets.
Hosted by Departments of Sociology and History, VIU-WUSC and Faculty of International Education
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 356 Room 109
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

In February 2018, VIU’s Tracy Vandermolen applied for a Leave for Change grant through the Global Engagement Grants program for VIU employees. Hear about her resulting experience in Vietnam.
Hosted by Faculty of International Education
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 305 Room 507
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
lighthouse

Enjoy a relaxed game of Carpet Bowling
Open to all levels. Join the fun.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:1pm – 3pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Layne
Phone:250-757-8217
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
quilt

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Feb 7, 2019
mac

Matthew Good is one of Canada’s preeminent voices in music today. In the 20 years since the release of his debut album, he has been prolific in his output. Matthew’s studio albums have combined for nearly one million albums sold in Canada alone. He released his ninth solo album, Something Like A Storm in the fall of 2017, and has been nominated for over 20 Juno Awards.
Matthew is also known for his support of various causes, most notably his dedication to raising awareness regarding mental health issues ...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo,
Location:The Port Theatre
Cost:$45
Phone:(250) 754-8550
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
sing

So you think you know music? Come test your knowledge with our weekly “Name that Tune” show put on by Larry and Jen. Food and drink specials. Also prizes for the top teams. $25.00 gift certificate for 1st and a $15.00 gift certificate for 2nd plus a $10.00 draw for all non-winners.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:8 Pirates Lane Nanaimo,
Location:Dinghy Dock Pub
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 753-2373
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

A pre-screening of local filmmaker Paul Manly’s “United Against Empire”, which chronicles the efforts of VIU student activists in the mid-2000s to change the name and focus of Nanaimo’s annual Empire Days celebrations. Followed by Q & A with former student activist Simon Schachner and Jamaican reggae musician Clinton Fearon.
Hosted by History and Political Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://internatio...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:8:30am - 10:00am
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 356 Room 109
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
breast%20cancer

The Oceanside Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Thursday of the month.This group is independent, non-profit, slip-on shoe support groups serving the Oceanside community for over 5 years. Hundreds of people receive help dealing with cancer from their volunteer efforts. Communicating, getting the word out and trying to reach newly diagnosed folks, their friends and families. There is no fee or requirement for these casual get togethers.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach
Location:The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

Join us for Pecha Kucha-style presentations that address the question of “How will you use your learning/experience here at VIU to act on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals?” Students and employees are encouraged to present either solo or in a team. For more information, please email sustainability@viu.ca
Hosted by VIU Sustainability Advisory Committee.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/g...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 300 Room 401 (Royal Arbutus Room)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
person

TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents Comedy Drama Person of Interest
Written and performed by Melody A. Johnson
Directed by Rick Roberts
Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9, 2019
“A play about learning to hate your neighbours instead of yourself!”
Nanaimo – TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents the comedy drama Person of Interest by Melody A. Johnson Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9 at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. Inspired by the true story of an event that happened on Johnson’s street in Little Poland, Person ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 7, 2019
End:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:900 Fifth St. Nanaimo
Location:VIU’s Malaspina Theatre
Cost:$15 – $30
Phone:250-754-7587
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
1

TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents Comedy Drama Person of Interest
Written and performed by Melody A. Johnson
Directed by Rick Roberts
Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9, 2019
“A play about learning to hate your neighbours instead of yourself!”
Nanaimo – TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents the comedy drama Person of Interest by Melody A. Johnson Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9 at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. Inspired by the true story of an event that happened on Johnson’s street in Little Poland, Person of In...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 7, 2019
End:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:900 Fifth St. Nanaimo
Location:VIU’s Malaspina Theatre
Cost:$15 – $30
Phone:250-754-7587
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019
friends

All parents/family caregivers and their children are welcome to join. Catch up over coffee or do activities with the children. Drop-in.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 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:Feb 7, 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
 
Feb 7, 2019
val

Get your matches before Valentine’s Day!
For your mini Valentine’s dates, we’ll have a romantic setting with tables for two, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and coffee/tea, and a private cash bar, Dress to impress and be ready for good conversations and new connections!
We are offering TWO ROUNDS: Ages 50+ at 6pm and 19+ at 8pm. Please select the ticket for the round you’d like to attend. You are welcome to attend both rounds for +$10.
Choose a DOUBLE DATE or TRIPLE DATE PASS if you’d like to meet more I...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 11:00pm
Address:150 Skinner Street Nanaimo
Location:Green Olive Room @ Old City Station Pub
Cost:$23
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
viu

Join us for coconut snacks and beachside-style chats with faculty, QE Scholars, students and international guests working with communities around the world. How do we work together to achieve the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, leading to a happier and healthier world by 2030?
Hosted by Faculty of International Education (Education Abroad & Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Program).
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more deta...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 300 Room 401 (Royal Arbutus Room)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019
ww

Winter Wonderland Art Show runs December 6th, 2018 to February 6th 2019.
Part of Art @ Vancouver Island Conference Centre presented by Nanaimo Arts Council.
Open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019
Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium for a fun night of drop-in basketball. Balls will be provided, but participants are asked to come prepared wearing clothing they can move in and running shoes. No registration is required, but you will need to sign a participation waiver upon arrival.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 7, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road Coombs,
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Feb 8, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2019
blue

“The truth about stories is, that’s all we are.” – Thomas King
What do Cinderella and King Lear have in common? They were both inspired by the folktale “Cap O’ Rushes”. Discover the Métis re-telling at TheatreOne’s Just Kidding for Kids presentation of Blue Beads and Blueberries. French-Irish-Métis playwright Erin Macklem infuses this new adaptation with music and mischief, disguises and dancing.
When the king asks his daughters how much they love him, his youngest answers “Like pemmican loves blueber...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Address:900 Fifth St. Nanaimo
Location:VIU’s Malaspina Theatre
Cost:$12
Phone:250-754-7587
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
film

The story of Hedy Lamarr, hailed as the world’s most beautiful actress. Her underlying genius and talent for inventing was overlooked because of her beauty. After filming during the day, she set out to invent a wireless form of communication used by the Allies to bomb German U boats with great accuracy. After years of personal and professional decline, her talent was finally recognized. This great story also just happens to be true!”
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:2035 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach
Location:Eaglecrest Golf Club
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
ski

Boomers Week “Boomers Only!!” program taught and designed especially for those 50 pluses who are active and love to ski and ride. After a morning of fun on the slopes, our pros will escort you to a delicious meal. Package includes an all-day lift ticket, a group lesson from 10am to 12pm, and a delicious lunch. Includes après . Rental option also available. Lessons are available for all ability levels. Bookings required.
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 1:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:see website
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2019
brasm

Ground Zero Is pleased to announce the return of Brandon Issak! If you missed him last time, now is your chance to catch this talented and cool musician in action on our stage.
“Brandon not only plays his guitar but he plays his audience like a ringmaster in his own circus, always looking for new ways to entertain.”-Teresa Mallam, Prince George Free Press.
What separates this juno award nominated artist from the rest of the pack besides his world-class musicianship and song writing, is his ability to ...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 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:Feb 8, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, Febr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 8, 2019
global

Join this fun and interactive world climate simulation, a role-playing exercise that uses an interactive computer model to rapidly analyze the results of mock-negotiations.
Hosted by Global Studies.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 8, 2019
Time:8:30am - 10:00am
Address:900 Fifth St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University – Building 210 Room 245
Cost:Free
Phone:250-740-6378
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 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:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
What better way to work up an appetite than putting in a few clicks on a Fat Bike!! In honour of “Fat Bike February”, we are encouraging guests to trade in their snowshoes and give Fat Biking a go!
Upon arrival at the Raven Lodge, your guides will assist you in setting up your bike and answer any questions you may have. You will then head out on a lit tour of some of our Fat Bike-designated trails which will offer a cross-country-like ride with some steep descents climbs and single track terrain.
At the end of your ride, you will be escorted back to the Raven Lodge where you will be met with...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington,
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
viu

As populations rise and the cost of living increases, people around the globe are struggling to secure affordable housing. Join international and local experts to discuss solutions to the housing crisis.
Hosted by Community Planning and Geography.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:30am
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 200 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 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:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2019
art

Nanaimo Reggae Massive presents the return of Jamaican roots reggae legend Clinton Fearon and the Nanaimo debut of Saritah (Australia) and Yellowsky (Plains Cree First Nation) for two sets of acoustic reggae followed by a high-energy reggae/hip hop set to close the night.
Artist Bios:
Clinton Fearon is a veteran Jamaican roots reggae musician. He rose to prominence in the 1970s as bassist and lyricist with his band The Gladiators. He is also revered for his early session work in Jamaica at Coxsonne Dodd...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:30pm
Address:34 Victoria Crescent Nanaimo
Location:The Queen’s
Cost:$20
 
Feb 8, 2019
yoga

The Iyengar tradition of yoga can be adapted for all fitness levels. It creates strength, increased range of movement and stability. Students must be able to carry their own props and to get up and down from the floor.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17, 6 and 12 class punch cards available
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:10:30am - 11:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 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:Feb 8, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
jazz

Presented by thr KSS Fine Arts Society. Phil Dwyer Trio with Hans Verhoeven & Ken Lister and special guests. Come enjoy an evening of Jazz while supporting our KSS Jazz Students! KSS Jazz Bands and Vocal Choir Performances. Diner, Silent Auction & Cash Bar. Tickets $60pp. Available at Alcove, 689 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach, KSS office pr call Aimy at 250-951-2210
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$60
Phone:(250) 752-1992
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Feb 8, 2019
mega

Release your inner rock star! This isn’t your boring regular karaoke…this is the lights, the drums, the big sound system, and Megastar to back you up as you sing your favourite rock song with a live band!
Megastar Live Karaoke is for singers and is every Friday night in Ted’s Bar and Grill this winter season till the end of March.
Starts at 830 pm every Friday and after 10 is for 19+.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:8:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Campbell River/Courtenay
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 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
 
Feb 8, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
person

TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents Comedy Drama Person of Interest
Written and performed by Melody A. Johnson
Directed by Rick Roberts
Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9, 2019
“A play about learning to hate your neighbours instead of yourself!”
Nanaimo – TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents the comedy drama Person of Interest by Melody A. Johnson Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9 at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. Inspired by the true story of an event that happened on Johnson’s street in Little Poland, Person ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 7, 2019
End:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:900 Fifth St. Nanaimo
Location:VIU’s Malaspina Theatre
Cost:$15 – $30
Phone:250-754-7587
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 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:Feb 8, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2019
prime

Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
1

TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents Comedy Drama Person of Interest
Written and performed by Melody A. Johnson
Directed by Rick Roberts
Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9, 2019
“A play about learning to hate your neighbours instead of yourself!”
Nanaimo – TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents the comedy drama Person of Interest by Melody A. Johnson Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9 at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. Inspired by the true story of an event that happened on Johnson’s street in Little Poland, Person of In...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 7, 2019
End:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:900 Fifth St. Nanaimo
Location:VIU’s Malaspina Theatre
Cost:$15 – $30
Phone:250-754-7587
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 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:Feb 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2019
viu

Three Syrian musicians re-assemble their lives in Turkey and Holland after the trauma, turmoil, and dislocation of war. What unites them all is a love of Syrian music and a devotion to their country.
Hosted by Alternative Film Series.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 355 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 8, 2019
yoga

in this class you have the opportunity to challenge yourself, or just be kind to yourself. While you breathe deeply and effortlessly we transition from posture to posture in a mindful, fulfilling way. This class will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed, energized and ready for your day. This class is an excellent complement to your weekly practice & great for all beginners.
Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17, 6 and 12 class punch cards available
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 8, 2019
Time:8:30am - 9:45am
Address:203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 9, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2019
Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is a window of opportunity for organizations to mobilize burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities.
Burn Awareness Week teaches kids how to be responsible for their personal safety, and increases family awareness of potentially harmful situations, an excellent opportunity to kick off a year full of burn awareness education.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:5:00am
Location:Various Locations in Your Community
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
val

Vintage everything! clothing, jewellery, art, furniture, food, buildings!
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1245 East Island Highway Parksville
Location:Parksville Museum
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2019
disco

The decade of Disco comes to Mount Washington for our epic 70’s Party featuring Megalicous! With all the hair, flairs, afros and shirt collars (on the guys) that rival a 787 wing, Megalicious brings back the Studio 54 era for a night of dancing to all the hits, from ABBA to The Bee Gees! DJ DanKnow brings the goods to the dance floor to warm up the night and in between band sets. Megalicious is composed of pro musicians from around BC including Jona Kristinsson from Wunderbread, Femme Fatalles, Best Day...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:9:30pm
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
Mount Washington Professional Ski Patrol has partnered with Avalanche Canada and Adventure Smart bringing to you “Avalanche Awareness Days” Two days of fun and interaction for you to learn about safety in a mountain environment. This is a fun event that includes avalanche beacon demonstration and races, avalanche rescue dog demonstrations, Adventure Smart interactive youth safety program and a silent auction. Drop in and say hi, test your beacon skills and try to win some prizes.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:11:00am - 2:00pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Mount Washington
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
Mount Washington Professional Ski Patrol has partnered with Avalanche Canada and Adventure Smart bringing to you “Avalanche Awareness Days” Two days of fun and interaction for you to learn about safety in a mountain environment. This is a fun event that includes avalanche beacon demonstration and races, avalanche rescue dog demonstrations, Adventure Smart interactive youth safety program and a silent auction. Drop in and say hi, test your beacon skills and try to win some prizes.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:11:00am - 2:00pm
Location:https://www.mountwashington.ca/
Phone:338-1386
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2019
black

Paul Black and Wynn Gogol are singer-songwriters who like to groove. This accomplished duo’s original songs and soaring solos invite you on a journey through soul and rock, to southern blues and back again.
Black Can Cure the Blues
Rolling like a freight train with no throttle control comes the blues sensation from Victoria, British Columbia, Paul Black. With captivating rhythms, dazzling lead guitars, and soulful vocal styles, Black is establishing himself as a true, straightforward, fearless blues r...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
black

Free movie night, parents – get a sitter and come join us.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:7793 Island Hwy. Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, Febr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
yoga

Progressing from the Yoga Fundamentals class series, this class deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 1/2.
Students $13, Seniors $...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:15am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
play

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:Feb 9, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
nana

2019 Nanaimo Beban Lunar New Year Dinner Gala
When: Sat Feb. 9, 2019 at 4 pm
Where: Nanaimo Beban Social Centre, 2300 Bowen Rd. Nanaimo
This will be a great opportunity to watch a fabulous show with local artistic groups performing the remarkable traditional Chinese dance, playing compelling music with traditional instruments, presenting a unique Kung Fu display, plus singing and story-telling to celebrate ancient customs… All this and more, as several locally famous restaurants are laying out a delic...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:2300 Bowen Rd. Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo Beban Social Centre,
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
viu

How will humanity be transformed by the global crisis we have created? A poem for the planet, Metamorphosis bears witness to a moment of profound change: the loss of one world, and the birth of another.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 355 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
It’s prom night, 1957. Everyone is awaiting the announcement of the King and Queen of the Prom. Enter bad boy Johnny Angel. One thing for certain; someone is not going to graduate alive?
Who dunnit? The sweet, shy, most popular girl in class? The stuffy chaperone? Or somebody else. You’ll have to be there to find out.
The Lunch Ladies from the cafeteria will be serving dinner. (What, meatloaf again?) Vegetarian option available on request when reserving
Prom wear is optional – why not?
Dinner and show is $40. Tickets available on Eventbrite or by calling Armando at 250-722-2459
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:2388 Cedar Rd Nanaimo,
Location:Cedar Community Hall
Cost:$40
Phone:250-722-2459
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2019
lions

Meat Draws every Saturday at the Rocking Horse Pub from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (except for summer break)
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019 to Feb 10, 2019
gem

Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2019

Family Event at Parksville Community Centre. Hourly door prizes. Vendors selling rocks, crystals, gems, beads silver findings and jewelry.
Category:Events
Start:Feb 9, 2019
End:Feb 10, 2019
Time:Various
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$2; Kids under 12yrs free
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
person

TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents Comedy Drama Person of Interest
Written and performed by Melody A. Johnson
Directed by Rick Roberts
Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9, 2019
“A play about learning to hate your neighbours instead of yourself!”
Nanaimo – TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents the comedy drama Person of Interest by Melody A. Johnson Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9 at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. Inspired by the true story of an event that happened on Johnson’s street in Little Poland, Person ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 7, 2019
End:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:900 Fifth St. Nanaimo
Location:VIU’s Malaspina Theatre
Cost:$15 – $30
Phone:250-754-7587
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
Public Raku Day

On Saturday, February 9th, our public raku event is open to all ages to come and purchase a pot ($25), glaze it and leave with a work of art.

Located just across the bridge from the Coombs (Goats on Roof) Market. This month we will be glazing from 10:00 am and 3:20 pm, and firing until everything is done.

Phone the gallery, 250-954-1775 (Saturday and Sunday in January between 11AM and 4:00PM) and in February, 7 days a week,11Am to 4:30 to reserve your spot, and your pot (we have have several things to choose from) for this exciting event.

There is parking in the Fre...more info
Category:Family
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:Various
Address:2344 Alberni Highway, Coombs
Location:Pyromania Pottery
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 9, 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
 
Feb 9, 2019
QB%20market
Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market - a great way to start your Saturday morning. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong resident, a visit to Veteran's Way and Memorial is where you'll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork, as well as a wide range of local crafts. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Markets
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 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:Feb 9, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
tea

Explore the many features of the Science Studio including: building KEVA block towers, designing marble wall tracks and pulleys, discovering the force of air in the airfield, creating flying creations to test in the wind tunnel and variety of exciting science experiments. Saturdays 10:00am to noon. $5/child (adults free). All ages welcome. No pre-registration necessary.
For safety purposes we require children under age 16 be accompanied by a minimum number of supervising adults:
Children 4 years old an...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo,
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
viu

The Reluctant Radical follows activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change.
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 4-8, 2019.
For more details, please visit: https://international.viu.ca/gcw
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:5:15pm - 7:00pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 355 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 7, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
1

TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents Comedy Drama Person of Interest
Written and performed by Melody A. Johnson
Directed by Rick Roberts
Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9, 2019
“A play about learning to hate your neighbours instead of yourself!”
Nanaimo – TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents the comedy drama Person of Interest by Melody A. Johnson Thursday to Saturday, February 7-9 at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. Inspired by the true story of an event that happened on Johnson’s street in Little Poland, Person of In...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 7, 2019
End:Feb 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:900 Fifth St. Nanaimo
Location:VIU’s Malaspina Theatre
Cost:$15 – $30
Phone:250-754-7587
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2019
ww

Wellnessnews is thrilled to host the 2nd Annual Wellnessnews Women’s Expo in Nanaimo. The Expo is all about well-being. FREE to attend.
Attend to: Explore, Indulge, Escape, Shop & Learn.
The Women’s Expo features:
-100+ Exhibitors
– Health Talks
– Wellness Sessions
– The Diva Oasis
– Prizes and more.
This Expo is for Women of all ages. Bring your sister, your mother, your neighbours and your girl friends. Plan to spend the whole day. Encourage your man to stop by and purchase a special Valenti...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:2505855795
Website:Open Site

 
Feb 3, 2019 to Feb 9, 2019
 


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