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Vancouver Island Events

Feb 9, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fun activities inspire confidence, healthy relationships and community awareness. Nutritious snacks are provided as well as transportation from Oceanside and Springwood Elementary Schools to the Community Services Centre in Parksville. Pre-registration is required.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
nana

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

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

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

Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2019
QB%20market
Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market - a great way to start your Saturday morning. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong resident, a visit to Veteran's Way and Memorial is where you'll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork, as well as a wide range of local crafts. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Markets
Date:Feb 9, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

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

A sense of home.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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