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Vancouver Island Events

Feb 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
 
Jan 17, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019
cr

The Members’ Show is a joint partnership between the CRAG and the CR Arts Council and is a celebration of the many artists that are a part of the Campbell River and area community. We welcome submissions from members of both the CRAG and the CR Arts Council in all media. The exhibition offers us the opportunity to showcase the many talented artists that live among us, as well as to serve the community by offering critiques, and professional development for artists of all levels.
Opening Reception: January...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 17, 2019
End:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Various - See Website
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Cost:See Website
Phone:2502872261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 2, 2019
Join NS3 for Science Saturday: A Community Science Celebration! Visit a variety of booths that showcase all the wonderful work in science and technology that is happening in our community. Community groups such as VIU Deep Bay Marine Field Station, Makerspace Nanaimo, Canada Learning Code, Seaquaria, North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre, and The Raptors will all be available with hands on activities to explore. It will be a fun family focused event with entrance by donation. Parking is limited, so carpooling, public transportation, and drop off is encouraged.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 2, 2019
Time:10:00am - 2:00pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Phone:1-778-268-2289
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 2, 2019
sheets

TWO WOMEN, ONE LIFE-CHANGING ENCOUNTER: “BETWEEN THE SHEETS” OPENS JAN. 25th AT WESTERN EDGE THEATRE
Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre continues its 15th Anniversary season with “Between the Sheets” by Jordi Mand, an explosive drama about two women and a single night that changes their lives.
Set in a grade three classroom on parent-teacher night, “Between the Sheets” begins as a seemingly-innocent meeting between Marion, the mother of a special needs child, and “Miss Stewart,” her child’s teacher. Befo...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 2, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:25 Victoria Road Nanaimo
Location:Harbour City Theatre
Cost:$12 – $24
Phone:250-816-6459
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 2, 2019
cards

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

Logan McKillop is a folk/roots singer-songwriter and storyteller from Onanole, MB. Equally skilled as a wordsmith and an astonishing guitarist, every song is an invitation into the best of both worlds. He is unafraid to delve into what is real, exploring the highs and lows of the human condition with absolute honesty. Supported by his unmistakable guitar prowess, he leaves no audience without laughter, heartache, and a gentle reminder of life’s duality.
Logan’s sophomore album “Anchorless” (to be relea...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 2, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 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:Feb 2, 2019
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 3, 2019
Central Vancouver Island Orchid Society presents “For The Love of Orchids”, with displays of plants from several clubs, plants for sale, information on growing orchids. The orchids will be judged by American Orchid Society accredited judges. Come and find out how easy it can be to grow these interesting flowers in your home. The show will be held February 1st 2nd and 3rd.
Category:Markets
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 3, 2019
Address:4750 Rutherford Road Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo North Town Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:(250) 758-8111
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 2, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 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
 
Feb 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:Feb 2, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 2, 2019
seedy

“Seeding the Future” is the theme of the 17th Annual Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday. Featuring 70+ participants including many seed companies and vendors, nurseries, growers, and related products and suppliers. Other activities include informative speaker seminars, the ever popular Seed Swap, Milner Garden’s ‘Shoots with Roots’ children’s program, advice from Master Gardeners, the Seedy Cafe to keep you nourished, plus Raffle Prizes and Door Prizes to be won. There will also be a Town of Qualicum Beach t...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 2, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Admission by donation
Phone:250 752-2186
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 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:Feb 2, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 2, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 2, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 23, 2019 to Feb 6, 2019
i

Winter Wonderland Art Show runs December 6th, 2018 to February 6th 2019.
Part of Art @ Vancouver Island Conference Centre presented by Nanaimo Arts Council.
Open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Category:Art
Start:Jan 23, 2019
End:Feb 6, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 2, 2019
zen

Zentangle: Dynamic Dingbatz

Dingbats (with an s) are printers ornaments used to denote the end of a chapter or create a little visual interest on a page of text. Zentangle Dingbatz use tangle patterns to create the same effect. We'll create dingbatz that can be used on bookmarks, gift tags, journal pages, notecards, ATCs and more.

Prerequisite - Zentangle Basics; no further experience necessary (Art Bites: Zentangle qualifies as Zentangle Basics).
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 2, 2019
Time:9:30am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$48
Website:Open Site


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