Email:susan@susanforrest.com Office:250.947.9900 Toll Free:1.866.248.7711 Fax:250.947.9966

Vancouver Island Events

Feb 5, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dad's Night Out: Free Skate

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

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

Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you spend quality time with your family.
Tuesdays in Qualicum Beach from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
skate

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

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

Mixed doubles play on three courts, balls provided, some spare paddles available. Program restricted to current PGOSA members. Cost is $4.00 per session.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
art

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

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

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

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

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

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

Fun activities inspire confidence, healthy relationships and community awareness. Nutritious snacks are provided as well as transportation from Oceanside and Springwood Elementary Schools to the Community Services Centre in Parksville. Pre-registration is required.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
lego

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

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

A sense of home.

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

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

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

Yes… it’s Taco Tuesday here at your local Rumhouse! Your choice of either soft or hard shell tacos… just $4 each or 3 for $10.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Feb 5, 2019
viu

Focusing on the potential of remanufacturing plastics gathered on the Scottish West Coast, Dr. Katharina
Vones and Ian Lambert will talk about sharing their findings through educational workshops for school children. These workshops teach about recycling and the concept of a circular economy, using 3D printing techniques with the newly developed Ocean Plastic filament.
Hosted by Faculty of Education and Department of Art and Design
This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, Februa...more info
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 2:30pm
Address:900 Fifth Street Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island University Building 200 Room 203
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
craft

Tuesday Craft Nights at Realm Food Co. Join us and the crafting community to share your creativity. Get some projects done, share ideas and motivate each other while enjoying local organic food!
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 5, 2019
karate

Accepting New Students: 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, during the school year, at Arrowview Elementary School gym,Qualicum Beach. Umi Wado Kai Karate teaches the art of self-defence, while instilling a strong sense of self-discipline, self-confidence, respect and humility. Classes are geared for ages 7 and up and emphasize skill development in a fun and interactive way. To learn more, please contact Daniel McKee at 250-650-5451.
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Email for Details
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 23, 2019 to Feb 6, 2019
i

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

It's Karaoke at the Gun! Come join Debra & friends, show off your pipes, get in on prizes and the "cash wall" and enjoy free pool.  EVERY Tuesday at 9pm
Category:Events
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 5, 2019
ball

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium every Tuesday night for FREE drop-in basketball from 6:30-7pm. All equipment is provided. All you need to do is show up ready to play.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 5, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


Copyright Susan Forrest 2019 - Legal Terms of Use - Disclaimer - Login