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Vancouver Island Events

 
Feb 24, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
 
Feb 24, 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 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 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
 
Feb 24, 2019
Art Bites: Acrylics with Susan Schaefer

Susan Schaefer has been a professional artist for the past 17 years. Her style is recognized as bright, bold and fun. She has organized and attended workshops by some of Canada's best artists. Susan is happy to share her knowledge, tricks, tips and passion for acrylic painting. Note: Beginners Acrylics class with Susan Schaefer starts March 8th. This Art Bites class will give you a taste!

About Art Bites: Art Bites is an 8-week course designed to give you a taste of a variety of art mediums. Each 2-hour class introduces you to a new medium and sho...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$30 per class
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 2019
latin

Corta Jaca Dance, Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons each Sunday (December schedule limited, see website).
6:30 Beginners 7:30 Intermediates.
Everyone welcome
Contact Andy Mundy
778-424-9994
http://www.cortajacadance.ca/
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Andy Mundy
Phone:778-424-9994
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 24, 2019
stage
Chan Hon Goh, Director of the Goh Ballet and former Principal Dancer of the National Ballet of Canada is heading across Canada for her sixth annual Canadian Masterclass Series. Participants will be given professional training and thought-provoking coaching that focuses on emotional artistic expression by a Canadian ballet superstar. Participation fee is $25, which includes class and an intimate Q&A session. Piqué (Junior) Masterclasses as well as Jeté (Senior) Masterclasses are offered.
Dancers can r...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:2138 Bowen Road Nanaimo
Location:Kirkwood Academy of Performing Arts
Cost:$25
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 24, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:10 am - 1 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Phone:(250) 586-5055
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 24, 2019
crown

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

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

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

Luc and Aidan Wrigley are 14 year old French-Metis and Cree twins who began Fiddling and Jigging at the age of 3. The following year they won gold and silver medals in the Jigging and Fiddling contests at Festival du Voyageur. By six, the twins along with their dad on guitar were busking at the Forks in Winnipeg where they would share new songs and delight fans with their incredible ability to sing and play fiddle.

At age seven they began performing at Festival du Voyageur, an annual winter festival th...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 2019
k
Parksville Lion’s and 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. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 24, 2019
Intro to Sacred Hawaiian Healing
With Shaeah Love
Sunday, February 24 6:30-9:30pm
The ancient Hawaiians had a powerful connection to nature and the cosmos and believed in our ability to channel mana (life force) to heal ourselves and others. Engage in a lively evening where you’ll learn some ancient Hawaiian chants and principles used for living an inspired life. There will be a live demonstration of Kahi Loa (Oneness through the moving or flowing of Sacred Energy). Kahi Loa is a Hawaiian Shamanic Healing modality that taps into the elements of nature to catalyze healing and it refers to a ...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:2331 East Wellington Road Nanaimo,
Location:Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 2019
school

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 24, 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 24, 2019
music

Music On Sunday - Spotlight on Youth Spectacular: Outstanding Piano Students of Eugene Skovorodnikov

A Concerto Gala in which ten of Mr. Skovorodnikov's leading students are featured in concert with none other than the internationally esteemed, Saint Petersburg, Russia-based Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, who once again include Music On Sunday in their annual North American tour.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 24, 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 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 24, 2019
jam

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

Every Sunday, 5-8pm, Lions Club Meat Draw and Open Jam hosted by The Ryder Bachman Band. Bring your instrument and play along!
Category:Art
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
art

Parksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food & Beer Festival

It’s time to raise your glass and toast the exceptional wines, beers, ciders and cuisine of British Columbia at the 11th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival this February 21-24, 2019.

Those seeking to escape for the ultimate culinary getaway will want to save the date and experience this four day festival that showcases BC’s best. Festival goers will sample best brews, spirits, ciders and sip fine wines, plus enjoy gourme...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 21, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 18, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
her

Heritage: The Tie That Binds
Heritage reaches back in time to tell stories of our near and distant pasts, to describe our present and to foretell our future.
These stories are the threads that interweave memory, culture, place, and practice. As we listen and learn, gaining knowledge from elders and experiences, richer stories are told and cultures are described. A complex, interconnected world is revealed, as people and place are woven into a detailed tapestry of history and heritage.
This Heritage Wee...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 18, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:5:00am
Location:Various Locations in Your Community
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 24, 2019
cross

Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR

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

Qualicum Commons, on Saturday and Sunday, February 23rd and 24th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $159.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$159
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 2019
sc

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
sec

Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 2019
tewd

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 24, 2019
Time:8:30pm
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay,
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:250 338 1386
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2019
f

Our Sunday-Funday Jam is always a blast! The Qualicum Bay Lions start the meat draw at 3:30. Only $1 a ticket!
Category:Events
Date:Feb 24, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
Feb 25, 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 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 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
 
Feb 25, 2019
toast

Arbutus Toastmasters: 7:00pm. Every Monday. Everyone Welcome.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:132 E. Jensen Ave Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 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 25, 2019
Address:Ballenas School., Parksville
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
badm

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

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 bea...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$7 – $10
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 25, 2019
bowl

The Wellington Leisure Timers Carpet Bowlers-in Nanaimo are inviting new members 60+yrs to join them every Monday & Thursday from 1-3pm at the Wellington Hall. No experience necessary. Light exercise and fun. Contact Pat @ 250-585-1985 FMI.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:3922 Corunna Ave Nanaimo,
Location:Wellington Hall
Cost:Free
Name:Pat
Phone:250-585-1985
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
pgosa

The group meets at the Main #1 Parking Lot at Rathtrevor Park. The walk takes less than an hour of easy walking.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 7:45pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$85
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
cl

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

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

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:6-8pm.
Address:1051 Resort Drive Beach Acres Resort Parksville
Location:Black Goose Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019
game

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

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

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

Nanoose Place - Nanoose Watercolor each Monday
Category:Events
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:10AM-2 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019
lawn

Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019
pgosa

The PGOSA table located in the Oceanside Place Arena at Wembley Mall can be a very busy place, signing up members. Also sales and lots of Information about PGOSA. Download and complete this Membership Form and bring it to the PGOSA table to save some time.
We welcome you to our very special community of active seniors!
Category:Events
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019
swim

Come join us for a swim on Mondays and Wednesday 8:00pm-9:00pm, as well as Saturdays 7:00am-8:00am. Register at any time by contacting c.u.at.the.pool@gmail.com.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019
wrap

These reusable food wraps are infused with beeswax and other ingredients that give it pliability and antimicrobial properties (we will share these ingredients during class). They self-adhere and can be made in any size you like; please bring any custom measurements . You will be able to make 1 large (up to 16″ × 20″), 1 medium (up to 12″ x 16″) and 1 small (up to 8″ × 8″). There will be many different fabric patterns to choose from. All supplies...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:2358 Wild Dove Road Nanaimo
Location:Lost Arts Club
Cost:$30
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
school
For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.

Details

Category:Family
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
sec

Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
Become a shark scientist for a day! Explore more about shark senses and how researchers learn about these amazing creatures.

Who: SD68 students ages 6+
What: Shark biology Pro-D workshop
Where: NS3’s Science Studio (4355 Jinglepot Road)
When: Tuesday, February 26 2019 9:00am-3:00pm
How: register online through our website, the cost is $40/student

*Please note: Food is not included in the cost. Please send along lunch and a water bottle with your child. We will be spending time outside so please dress appropriately.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:00pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Cost:$40
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019
tao

Taoist Tai Chi Every Monday 9:30-noon
Mid Island Branch
250-240-3387
parksville@taoist.org
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:10am – 12pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Phone:250-240-3387
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019
All family caregivers and their children are welcome to join the fun! Catch up over a cup of coffee or crafts while kids play and recharge with a healthy snack.
Drop in Mondays in Qualicum Beach
Category:Art
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
 
Feb 25, 2019
gzal

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

Our volleyball season will start on Monday, September 17th at 7 pm at Coombs gym, as well as Wednesday, September 19th at 7 pm at Coombs gym.
The drop in fee continues to be $4 but may have to increase to $5, depending on attendance. I hope you all had a great summer and hope to see you all to kick off our season.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 25, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
ww

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just seven consecutive days, starting Monday, February 25th and finishing Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering almost 600 kms.
Please join us at our GRAND FINALE on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 4:30pm. Location TBD. Come out and support the te...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 25, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Communities on Vancouver Island
Phone:1-877-832-6997
Website:Open Site
Feb 26, 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 26, 2019
150

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 26, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 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
 
Feb 26, 2019
Ballroom Dancing in Nanoose Place. Visit website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 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 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 26, 2019
tai

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

Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you spend quality time with your family.
Tuesdays in Qualicum Beach from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
cloud

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:Family
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
pgosa

Mixed doubles play on three courts, balls provided, some spare paddles available. Program restricted to current PGOSA members. Cost is $4.00 per session.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
art

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

Fees are set at $50 for the 20 sessions---or roughly $2.50 a session. A great combined workout and social get together....we will also accept a (pgosa member only) drop-in at $5 for the session
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 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 26, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 5:15pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 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 26, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 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 26, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
mertal

The Metal Arts Guild of Vancouver Island is a non-profit community of individuals who all share a passion for working and designing metal arts. We are dedicated to supporting members in learning, networking, promotion and creativity. The Metal Arts Guild of Vancouver Island offers a wonderful environment for its members to get to know others who share the same love for all aspects of jewelry and metalsmithing. The Metal Arts Guild relies on the skills, enthusiasm and energy of our members to power the ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:133 Mcmillan Street Parksville
Location:Mcmillan Art Center
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
Mindfulness is the number one skill for acquiring balance in our life. It acts like an internal guidance system that allows us to be fully present in the moment without judgement, turning negative emotions into positive states of mind. Come and practice this skill so that it becomes a natural positive force in your life. Preregistration required. Sharon Thomas (250) 228-4330.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:534 Pioneer Crescent Parksville,
Location:Pioneer Wellness Centre
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
Make 6 mini lotion bars for $15; additional bars can be made if time allows for $2 each bar.. We have many different designs, essential oils, fragrances and natural oils to choose from to add to your lotion/massage bar base. These would make great gifts 🙂 All supplies are included and all ages are welcome. Please contact us to register. Cash prepayment, e-transfer or Paypal accepted and prepayment is required to register​
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:2358 Wild Dove Road Nanaimo
Location:Lost Arts Club
Cost:$15
Phone:250-619-4088
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
Would you like to learn nonviolent communication techniques and practice these skills in a safe environment with like-minded people?
Nonviolent Communication theory supposes conflicts arise from individual or group attempts to fulfill universal human needs such as safety, belonging or autonomy. Unfortunately, we sometimes use ‘violent’ strategies such as blaming or judging to try to satisfy our unmet needs. NVC offers guidance in ‘empathetically listening and honestly expressing’ using four conversational components:
1. Observations
2. Feelings
3. Needs
4. Requests
The four components ma...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:6:15pm - 7:45pm
Address:6250 Hammond Bay Rd Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Regional Library; Nanaimo North Boardroom
Cost:Free
Name:Patricia Chisholm
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 2019
tai

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

Open Shrine, visit the Golden Shrine and gardens, walk mindfully and observe silence during this open time. Light a butter lamp, visit the gift shop and fully enjoy the peace and positive energy of the surroundings. A facilitator will be present to speak and answer questions.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Address:2800 Grafton Ave Qualicum Beach
Location:Kathok Meditation Centre
Cost:By donation
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
paret

Looking for a safe space to talk about the joys and challenges of parenting? The Parent Support Services Society of BC believes that every parent is the expert of their own family. Often parents simply need to be heard and to hear the voice of other parents in a safe support space. For more information call 250-468-9658 or email parent@telus.net
Category:Family
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:Coombs
Cost:Free
Phone:1-877-345-9777
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 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 26, 2019
Time:9 AM
Address:Various Locations around the Parksville Qualicum Beach Area.
Location:Parksville Beach Community Park
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
sec

Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
two

Opening Reception: Surface Language Two Exhibition

"Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect" features the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown.

This exhibition runs February 26 to April 14, 2019.

Join us for the Opening Reception March 2nd and meet these talented artists.

Visit our website for more details on this exhibition
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
taco

Yes… it’s Taco Tuesday here at your local Rumhouse! Your choice of either soft or hard shell tacos… just $4 each or 3 for $10.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
craft

Tuesday Craft Nights at Realm Food Co. Join us and the crafting community to share your creativity. Get some projects done, share ideas and motivate each other while enjoying local organic food!
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 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 26, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Email for Details
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
ww

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just seven consecutive days, starting Monday, February 25th and finishing Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering almost 600 kms.
Please join us at our GRAND FINALE on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 4:30pm. Location TBD. Come out and support the te...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 25, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Communities on Vancouver Island
Phone:1-877-832-6997
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019
sing

It's Karaoke at the Gun! Come join Debra & friends, show off your pipes, get in on prizes and the "cash wall" and enjoy free pool.  EVERY Tuesday at 9pm
Category:Events
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 2019
ball

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium every Tuesday night for FREE drop-in basketball from 6:30-7pm. All equipment is provided. All you need to do is show up ready to play.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 27, 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 27, 2019
mic

Come share your talent at our weekly open-mic night!

We are very excited to be opening up the stage to the MANY incredibly talented locals in our area. A great opportunity to meet other musicians alike!

Bring your own instruments/ prepared songs and we'll put your name on the set list.

Hosted by James
No cover

See you there!
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:6-8pm
Address:2-180 Craig St, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 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
 
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 27, 2019
carpet

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

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

The group meets at the Main #1 Parking Lot at Rathtrevor Park. The walk takes less than an hour of easy walking.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
Qualicum Beach Flying Club
Coffee morning
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:#9- 1000 Ravensbourne Lane Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Flying Club hangar
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
family

Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you enjoy quality time with your family.
Wednesdays from 4:30 pm-7 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
food

Working in partnership with Diabetes Canada, we are fortunate to be able to offer this great free program for families. In this six-week program, participants will learn how to cook a variety of different dishes. At the end of each session, the group will share a meal together. One week, the class will go on a field trip to the grocery store where they will learn about how to purchase food affordably. Because each member of the class will assist in the making of a meal each week, it is important that par...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Rd. Coombs
Location:Coombs Fair Grounds/ Arrowsmith Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
get

Every Wed. from 7 to 9pm come dance to the music of Get Rhythm. We play a variety of tunes, country, old rock & roll, latin and old time waltz’s with the occasional polka thrown in if requested. This dance is by donation and has been running for over 17 years. Drop by and have some fun.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:146 Hirst Ave W, BC Parksville,
Location:Parksville Legion
Cost:by donation
Name:Sharon Franzen
Phone:250-821-6342
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 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 27, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:6-8pm.
Address:1051 Resort Drive Beach Acres Resort Parksville
Location:Black Goose Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 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 27, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
bingo
Nanoose Bay Bingo every Weds evening at the Community Center.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:6pm – 10pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2019
bingo

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

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

Nomad Jones, a Western Canadian Bluegrass Band, finally gets to play in Nanaimo! There’ll be some beautiful blood harmonies, intriguing instrumentals and no doubt some amusing anecdotes in an intimate setting at the Harbour City Theatre. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with music at 7:30. A concession in support of the Harbour City Theatre will be available.

Tickets are available locally at Fascinating Rhythm, 51 Commercial St., or online at: https://bpt.me/3911410

For more information, check us out on Fa...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:25 Victoria Rd Nanaimo
Location:Harbour City Theatre
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2019
lawn

Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2019
pgosa

The PGOSA table located in the Oceanside Place Arena at Wembley Mall can be a very busy place, signing up members. Also sales and lots of Information about PGOSA. Download and complete this Membership Form and bring it to the PGOSA table to save some time.
We welcome you to our very special community of active seniors!
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2019
music

QB Ukulele Strum & Sing with Harmony Sessions

Can you read and play basic treble clef music? Do enjoy playing a familiar simple melody with harmony and chords? Join other friendly and supportive ukulele players on Wednesday afternoons starting September 2018 at the Qualicum Beach Seniors Centre.

For music and time details call Cathy 250-594-2260.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:Afternoons
Address:241 Hoylake Rd E, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Senior Centre
Cost:$20 annual membership
Name:Cathy
Phone:250-594-2260.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 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 27, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 6:15pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
swim

Come join us for a swim on Mondays and Wednesday 8:00pm-9:00pm, as well as Saturdays 7:00am-8:00am. Register at any time by contacting c.u.at.the.pool@gmail.com.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
sec

Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
help

Self Help by Norm Foster is a farce like no other. Meet the Savages, two second rate actors who have given the theatre the cold shoulder to become renowned self-help gurus. However in true farce fashion, not everything goes according to plan! Soon the couple’s newly found fame and fortune quickly unravels into a farcical comedy of errors as they struggle to maintain their new lifestyle.

You’ve heard that laughter is good for the soul! Prepared to leave feeling revitalized!
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
seniors

A friendly comfortable place for social interaction, fun outings and gathering information. This happens every Wednesday in either Parksville or Qualicum.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:Varioius Locations in Parksville or Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Phone:250.348.2093
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 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 27, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
two

Opening Reception: Surface Language Two Exhibition

"Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect" features the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown.

This exhibition runs February 26 to April 14, 2019.

Join us for the Opening Reception March 2nd and meet these talented artists.

Visit our website for more details on this exhibition
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
friends

Attending to the important needs of your ‘caree’ can both be rewarding AND exhausting. As a caregiver, you sacrifice your own well-being for that of your loved ones. Plus it’s difficult to find moments to reflect on what YOU need and want.

Each month, meet with other caregivers in our Caregiver Wellness Circle. Share a story, exchange ideas, learn new tools and strategies and discover resources for your caregiving journey. Women and men welcome. Preregistration required. Contact Saskia
Jennings (...more info
Category:Family
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:6:45pm - 8:45pm
Address:#1 - 534 Pioneer Crescent Parksville,
Location:Pioneer Wellness Centre
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
We supply a 16” x 18” stained cedar sign, your pre-selected stencil choice, and paint. While creating your personalized sign, you will have the option of choosing your paint selections exactly to your personal preference to match the décor of your home. Our assistants are on-hand to lead you through every step. In the end, you will have a custom wood sign that you will be proud to hang in your home or office for years to come.

Your ticket price includes one Signature handmade sign per person, pre-cut stencil saying and design ( 20 choices ), acrylic paints & stencil brushes, stencil ute...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1025 Lee Road Parksville,
Location:French Creek Marine Pub
Cost:$55
Phone:250-585-3383
 
Feb 27, 2019
pgosa

Our volleyball season will start on Monday, September 17th at 7 pm at Coombs gym, as well as Wednesday, September 19th at 7 pm at Coombs gym.
The drop in fee continues to be $4 but may have to increase to $5, depending on attendance. I hope you all had a great summer and hope to see you all to kick off our season.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2019
myspace

MakerSpace is proud to open its doors to non-members every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm!

Come in and be greeted by a fun and motivated community of tech enthusiasts! Whether you are interested in learning 3D printing, wood carving, wood working or electronics, we've got it!

This new club of Computing/Electronics/Tinkerers Hobbyists enthusiasts might just be what you are looking for
Category:Events
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Community MakerSpace
Cost:See website
Name:Viviane Laniel
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2019
weight

Weight Watchers Meetings are led by people who’ve succeeded on the program, so their expertise comes from real-life experience.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 248-6234
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 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 27, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Formal and informal activities for developing and supporting self-discovery and personal growth in all areas of your life.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
ww

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just seven consecutive days, starting Monday, February 25th and finishing Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering almost 600 kms.
Please join us at our GRAND FINALE on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 4:30pm. Location TBD. Come out and support the te...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 25, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Communities on Vancouver Island
Phone:1-877-832-6997
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 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!

Details
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 2019
yoga

Join Devon for this gentle class every Wednesday morning
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Cost:by donation
Phone:250-751-0775
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 27, 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 27, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Feb 28, 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 28, 2019
150

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 28, 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
 
Feb 28, 2019
bowl

Please come at 12:45 p.m. to be prepared for the start of play at 1:00 pm. The session will consist of two games of bowling. Teams to be selected. Fee: $11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental. Contact Manager Beatrice Stark for more details at 250-248-8488
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Sunset Lanes
Cost:$11 for 2 games, + $2 for shoe rental
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
cloud

A Course in Miracles Study Group facilitated by Liane Moores
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:10:30am - 12:00pm
Address:2331 East Wellington Road Nanaimo
Location:Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo
Cost:by donation
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 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
 
Feb 28, 2019
Speaker: Pat Herzog, Wildlife Biologist and author of “From the Mist. A Life restored by Nature”. Diagnosed with Leukaemia covers his experience and the healing powers of Nature.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Road Parksville
Location:St Edmund’s Anglican Church
Cost:Free
Phone:250-757-2328
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
Badminton at Nanoose Place every Thursday 9-11 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:9-11 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
note

Thursday nights are BLUEGRASS NIGHTS. Come early to sign up for the open mic / jam bring along your fiddle, banjo, guitar, dobro, bass.... brush up the old tunes 7pm - 10pm
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7pm - 10pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 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 28, 2019
Time:8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
 
Feb 28, 2019
cards

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

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow. The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favorites. Classes include hip hop, top 40, R&B, and songs from around the world too (such as K-Pop from Korea, and Latin be...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington,
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$48
Phone:(250) 248-5106
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow. The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favorites. Classes include hip hop, top 40, R&B, and songs from around the world too (such as K-Pop from Korea, and Latin be...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$8 – $10
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
bowl

The Wellington Leisure Timers Carpet Bowlers-in Nanaimo are inviting new members 60+yrs to join them every Monday & Thursday from 1-3pm at the Wellington Hall. No experience necessary. Light exercise and fun. Contact Pat @ 250-585-1985 FMI.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:3922 Corunna Ave Nanaimo,
Location:Wellington Hall
Cost:Free
Name:Pat
Phone:250-585-1985
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:10 am - 1 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Phone:(250) 586-5055
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
clog

Clogging at Nanoose Place every Thursday 5-7 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:5-7 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
coffee

Residents are invited to join Mayor Marc Lefebvre (or another member of Council) for coffee and an informal chat on Thursday afternoons. No appointment necessary, just drop by City Hall between 2 pm and 4 pm on Thursday afternoons.
This is a relaxed, comfortable forum for residents to meet members of Council and to ask questions, discuss issues and offer suggestions; a chance to say what’s on your mind. Please check the City’s calendar to ensure there are no cancellations.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville,
Location:Parksville City Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
pgosa

PGOSA Curling is a social/recreational league that welcomes all levels of curlers -- from beginners to seasoned veterans. Our main goal is to enjoy the game and exercise it provides while maintaining a social atmosphere where everyone feels supported and welcome.
Please arrive at the rink by 11:00 to give yourself time to pay and be ready to hit the ice by 11:15. The cost per game is $8 per person, pay your Skip before the game.
After the game there is time for coffee and chatter. For your information...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Address:Parksville Community Park
Location:Curling Club
Cost:$8 per person
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
music

Live Music at Deez Bar and Grill starting a 7pm. Showcasing lots of local and Island favourites every Thursday night.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:3353 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Deez Bar & Grill
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
tai

Foundations of Tai Chi every Thursday 10-11:30 am. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:10-11:30 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
ODETT is a non profit group of volunteers presenting DVDs on different aspects of caring for people with Dementia.
The DVDs are a selection movies, short clips and professionals:Jolene Brackey and Teepa Snow sharing their experience on different aspects of the disease.

The sessions are on the 4th Thursday of each month except July and December
from 2 – 4 at The Gardens 650 Berwick Rd B, Qualicum Beach
HOW to REGISTER:
EMAIL odett.is@gmail.com now! Please include “Register for DVD” in the subject and your name and phone number in the body of the email.
OR
PHONE The Gardens by calling 2...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd N Qualicum Beach
Location:At The Gardens Media Room
Cost:Free
Phone:250-752-2818 ext 0.
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
Register by February 14 and save $50!

WorkWrite Consulting’s informative full-day workshop is designed to help small business owners, non-profit leaders and supervisors looking for ways to recruit and retain great staff.

This 6-hour workshop will provide basic, easy-to-implement tools and strategies to successfully manage the human resource side of your business or non-profit.

AFTER ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE EQUIPPED TO:

1. Understand how to identify, recruit and on-board the best people for their organization
2. Engage employees through staff recognition and b...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:501 - 65 Front St Nanaimo
Location:Tourism Vancouver Island Meeting Room
Cost:$325
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
art

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

Fees are set at $50 for the 20 sessions---or roughly $2.50 a session. A great combined workout and social get together....we will also accept a (pgosa member only) drop-in at $5 for the session
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 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 28, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 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 28, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
play

Fun activities inspire confidence, healthy relationships and community awareness. Nutritious snacks are provided as well as transportation from Arrowview, Qualicum Beach and Errington Elementary schools to the SOS Community Services Centre at Qualicum Commons. Pre-registration is required.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
golf

Thursday Night is Ladies night, 5:30pm Shotgun Start, 4-Women Scramble, 9 Holes. Prizes and meal included in your fee.

Date(s):
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:2035 Island Hwy W Qualicum Beach
Location:Eaglecrest Golf Club
Cost:Members $40, Frequents $50, Public $55 (Carts $5 p.p.)
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
lighthouse

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

Material Girls Quilting at Nanoose Place every Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:10 am - 2 pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
 
Feb 28, 2019
Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 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 28, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:8 Pirates Lane Nanaimo,
Location:Dinghy Dock Pub
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 753-2373
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
mic

Join us every Thursday for open mic! Hosted by Scott and Hope from Backstage Whiskey.

Come down to The Rod and Gun at 7:00pm and talk to Scott about getting on stage!

Every Thursday enjoy Hope and Scott as well as some local talent from the surrounding area.

Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
lawn

Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
curl

Curling takes place on Thursdays. We begin at 11:15 and after two hours of exciting play, the games usually finish! Time for coffee and chatter. The cost per game is $8 per person, pay your 'skip' before the game.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location:The Curling Club
Phone:(250) 248-8341
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
pickle

Pickleball at Lighthouse Community Centre each Thursday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:3:30pm – 5:30pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Bob
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
ball

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

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
sec

Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
help

Self Help by Norm Foster is a farce like no other. Meet the Savages, two second rate actors who have given the theatre the cold shoulder to become renowned self-help gurus. However in true farce fashion, not everything goes according to plan! Soon the couple’s newly found fame and fortune quickly unravels into a farcical comedy of errors as they struggle to maintain their new lifestyle.

You’ve heard that laughter is good for the soul! Prepared to leave feeling revitalized!
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Phone:250-758-7246
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
soupy

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

Looking for a place to meet up with your neighbours, enjoy a good soup and coffee, play some games, or learn a craft? The Soupy Cafe is open and ready for the neighbourhood to socialize on the last Thursday of the Month (except December is held early) from 12-1pm. Enjoy hot soups and home cooked meals. Everyone welcome, lunch by donation.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:Lunch by Donation
Phone:(250) 757-9711
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
two

Opening Reception: Surface Language Two Exhibition

"Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect" features the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown.

This exhibition runs February 26 to April 14, 2019.

Join us for the Opening Reception March 2nd and meet these talented artists.

Visit our website for more details on this exhibition
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
friends

Grades 10-12. Old and new friends get together for dinner, music,creative projects, games, outings and more! Drop-in.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
blues

February is Black History Month and Thursday Night Blues Series is pleased to showcase Kenny ‘Blue Boss’ Wayne. If you’re looking for variety the ‘Blues Boss’ has plenty to offer. ‘I Knew I’d be playing the Blues’ is Wayne’s life story set to a 12-bar shuffle. Start Rockin’ hits the sweet spot between blues, boogie and rock ’n’ roll. How ‘Bout That brings in the funk. The jumping, Louis Jordan-style Jimmy and Johnny is a tale of a love triangle. Mr. Blueberry Hill celebrates the slow-rolling style of N...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:34 Victoria Crescent Nanaimo,
Location:The Queen’s
Cost:$20
 
Feb 28, 2019
fiddle

“Coombs Old Time Fiddlers. Resuming January 11, 2018, Every Thursday; DANCE or just listen; all ages; 7:30 p.m., Great old time music, dance styles include waltzes, two-steps, polkas, jigs, schottisches and more.
The Coombs Fiddlers entertain monthly at seniors' care homes in Oceanside and at various community events throughout the year.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:211 Fern Road At Beach Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Rotary House
Cost:$3 p.p. includes snack
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019
uke

Ukulele Classes at the Lighthouse Community Centre. For more information call Sheena McCorquodale 250-937-9991 or email info@communityhall.ca
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:4:30pm – 6:00pm
Address:1b-280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheena McCorquodale
Phone:250-937-9991
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
pride

The rainbow flag rides high against an alpine vista as Mount Washington swooshes in its first annual pride and ski getaway. Join us at Mount Washington in the heart of the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Home to one of the most spectacular coastal alpine settings in North America. The shimmering Pacific Ocean as a backdrop on one side and the stunningly scenic Strathcona Park bordering the other.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
VIP Welcome Après + Social – Ted’s Bar & Grill

T...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 28, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:Various
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
Come and learn how to make this aromatic, exotic main course soup!This recipe comes from a famous chef in hanoi,so get ready for a flavour adventure.We will also be making fresh rolls with a delicious peanut sauce! Yum! Combine this with 3 complimenting pairings and you will enjoy an amazing easy to reproduce culinary adventure.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:3296 Island Hwy North Nanaimo
Location:Lucky’s Liquor Store
Cost:$75
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
ww

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just seven consecutive days, starting Monday, February 25th and finishing Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering almost 600 kms.
Please join us at our GRAND FINALE on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 4:30pm. Location TBD. Come out and support the te...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 25, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Communities on Vancouver Island
Phone:1-877-832-6997
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
coombs

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 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019
mic

this once a month event is Hosted by two exceptional youth, Lily Fanyeck and Ryan Palm.
Open to youth performers under 21 years old.
this is an all ages show! come join the audience!!
$5 admission at door (performers free) doors open at 5:30
Performers can guarantee a spot by signing up through our website.

Come see these incredible young musicians in action! Hear Lily’s amazing voice. Catch a glimpse of Toque Boy’s banjo skills! watch Ryan wail on the drums! Hear Ben play songs on the piano that h...more info
Category:Family
Date:Feb 28, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
Mar 1, 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 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 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
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
curl

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

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:10:30am - 11:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:8:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Campbell River/Courtenay
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 1, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 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
 
Mar 1, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 1, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
mic

Have you got three songs you want to sing/play in front of a welcoming audience? Original or cover songs – doesn’t matter. Either by yourself or with a few friends – doesn’t matter. Acoustic or electric – doesn’t matter. Even if you’re just getting started – you know the drill – it just doesn’t matter. We will accept and encourage all forms and genres of musical style. We will provide the PA systems and mics (or you can just sing without any amplification if you prefer). We will also have a keyboard and d...more info
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5 admission (performers are free)
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 1, 2019
prime

Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
 
Mar 1, 2019
qui
Introductory medical qigong. Everyone welcome By donation
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:2331 East Wellington Road Nanaimo
Location:Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo
Cost:by donation
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
sec

Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
help

Self Help by Norm Foster is a farce like no other. Meet the Savages, two second rate actors who have given the theatre the cold shoulder to become renowned self-help gurus. However in true farce fashion, not everything goes according to plan! Soon the couple’s newly found fame and fortune quickly unravels into a farcical comedy of errors as they struggle to maintain their new lifestyle.

You’ve heard that laughter is good for the soul! Prepared to leave feeling revitalized!
Category:Theatre
Date:Mar 1, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Phone:250-758-7246
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
two

Opening Reception: Surface Language Two Exhibition

"Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect" features the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown.

This exhibition runs February 26 to April 14, 2019.

Join us for the Opening Reception March 2nd and meet these talented artists.

Visit our website for more details on this exhibition
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 2019
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:Mar 1, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 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 28, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
pride

The rainbow flag rides high against an alpine vista as Mount Washington swooshes in its first annual pride and ski getaway. Join us at Mount Washington in the heart of the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Home to one of the most spectacular coastal alpine settings in North America. The shimmering Pacific Ocean as a backdrop on one side and the stunningly scenic Strathcona Park bordering the other.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
VIP Welcome Après + Social – Ted’s Bar & Grill

T...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 28, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:Various
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
ww

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just seven consecutive days, starting Monday, February 25th and finishing Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering almost 600 kms.
Please join us at our GRAND FINALE on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 4:30pm. Location TBD. Come out and support the te...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 25, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Communities on Vancouver Island
Phone:1-877-832-6997
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 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
Mar 2, 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
 
Mar 2, 2019
Our AIM Conference has been postponed – Save the Date! March 9, 2019Come and get energized at the Action Ignites Momentum (A.I.M.) Conference
Be inspired by 4 amazing speakers – personal and business topics (see website)
Network with like-minded women to make new connections
Visit the Marketplace to shop and get helpful ideas
Learn what ACTIONS you need to take to IGNITE your business MOMENTUM!
Category:Events
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:9:00am
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:$99 – $149
Phone:(250) 248-6234
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 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
 
Mar 2, 2019
dry

Fundraiser dance to support the Ballenas Dry Grad 2019.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:$20
Phone:250-752-9891
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 2, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 2, 2019
coffee

Held on the first Saturday of each month. Always an interesting mix of local talents. Admission $5.00 at the door. Musicians and entertainers free. Coffee and treats available from the kitchen. Coffee courtesy of Creekmore Coffee
Category:Events
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:15am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 2, 2019
matt

Matt Storm and Ivan Hartle continue their four day Vancouver Island Tour with a Saturday night show at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge! Come join us for a night of vintage blues, classic soul, and folk influenced sounds. Ivan and Matt will each perform sets of their original music. MORE INFORMATION on the artists below:

Matt Storm —–> http://mattstorm.ca/

Matt Storm is an Indie Soul Singer-Songwriter hailing from Vancouver B.C. Stepping on the scene around 2014, Matt has been writing, recording and per...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 2019
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 2, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Mar 2, 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
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 2, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
sec

Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 2, 2019
help

Self Help by Norm Foster is a farce like no other. Meet the Savages, two second rate actors who have given the theatre the cold shoulder to become renowned self-help gurus. However in true farce fashion, not everything goes according to plan! Soon the couple’s newly found fame and fortune quickly unravels into a farcical comedy of errors as they struggle to maintain their new lifestyle.

You’ve heard that laughter is good for the soul! Prepared to leave feeling revitalized!
Category:Theatre
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Phone:250-758-7246
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
two

Opening Reception: Surface Language Two Exhibition

"Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect" features the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown.

This exhibition runs February 26 to April 14, 2019.

Join us for the Opening Reception March 2nd and meet these talented artists.

Visit our website for more details on this exhibition
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 28, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
pride

The rainbow flag rides high against an alpine vista as Mount Washington swooshes in its first annual pride and ski getaway. Join us at Mount Washington in the heart of the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Home to one of the most spectacular coastal alpine settings in North America. The shimmering Pacific Ocean as a backdrop on one side and the stunningly scenic Strathcona Park bordering the other.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
VIP Welcome Après + Social – Ted’s Bar & Grill

T...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 28, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:Various
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 25, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
ww

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just seven consecutive days, starting Monday, February 25th and finishing Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering almost 600 kms.
Please join us at our GRAND FINALE on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 4:30pm. Location TBD. Come out and support the te...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 25, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Communities on Vancouver Island
Phone:1-877-832-6997
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 2, 2019
zen

Zentangle Level Up: Tangles & More

This class continues the adventure as we go deeper into the details of the Zentangle method. We'll talk about building your tangle pattern library, organizing your tangle patterns, and creating stepouts. We'll also cover some of the more high focus tangles, ones that take that extra bit of mindful attention for stunning results.

Zentangle Basics with a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT) is a prerequisite for this class. (ArtBites-Zentangle qualifies as Zentangle...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 2, 2019
Time:9:30am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$48
Website:Open Site

 
Feb 24, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
 


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