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Vancouver Island Events

Mar 10, 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 10, 2019
zappa

GroundZero Acoustic Lounge is proud to announce a special performance by two-time Juno Award/American Music Award winner Alfie Zappacosta

Alfie Zappacosta is undeniably one of Canada’s premier songwriters and performers with chart topping
hits and a recording and acting career that has spanned 40 years. He continues to evolve as an artist
by “doing it his way”, an effort that has been rewarded with an impressive song catalogue and
a discerning loyal fan base.

Alfie Zappacosta decided on a music...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$40
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 10, 2019
Art Bites: Mosaics with Debra Hagen

Please Note: A second class has been added from 10am-noon (The 1-3pm class is now full).

Debra worked in mosaics for the past 15 years, has a Masters in Mosaic class at Orsonis Glass Factory in Venice, Italy, and has completed several other classes with internationally respected mosaic artists.

This class will introduce you to the world of contemporary mosaic art. You will learn about tesserae (the bits and pieces you use to make the design), adhesives (the sticky stuff you use to attach your tesserae), substrates (what you attach your bits and pie...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$30 per class
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 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
 
Mar 10, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 10, 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
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 10, 2019
skate

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, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 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:Mar 10, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy Parksville,
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 10, 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 10, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2019
music

Music On Sunday - The McPherson Trio

Pablo Diemecke, violin; Lawrence Skaggs, cello; May Ling Kwok, piano

Founded in 1979, the Victoria-based McPherson Trio has performed to popular and critical acclaim from Veracruz, Mexico to Fairbanks, Alaska and throughout Western Canada. Today's program will include works by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Shostakovich.
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beac
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Cost:$15.00 (Members) $18.00 (Non-members)
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location: Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2019
sc

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2019
pan
The second Sunday of each month, 8:00 – noon. Lots of fun, food, great live music, and shopping.
Check out the vendors at – https://www.facebook.com/SecondSundayMarket/
Everything from a great selection of unique, handmade items, vintage collectibles, crafting supplies, tools, and household goods.
We also have a yummy pancake breakfast and live music.
Vendors – Only $10 ($11 non-members) inside or out.
778-424-9900 leave message
Category:Art
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:8:00am - 12:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:Free to browse, with items available to purchase
Phone:(250) 757-9711
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 2019
Time:8:30pm
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay,
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:250 338 1386
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2019
milner

Enjoy the early Spring bulbs.Garden open 11am to 3:30pm, last entry 3pm. Tea Room open 11am for tea, soup, and scones with last seating 3pm.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:2179 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach,
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$4
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 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
 
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
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
 
Mar 10, 2019
jazz

Every second Sunday of every month at 7 PM. The GZAL on the Island Highway in Parksville between the Boston Pizza and Tim Hortons, beside Kerry’s Automotive.
We’ve been working out of the Real Books Volume 1 and 2, because we have these in C (treble and bass clef), Bb and Eb. Singers are welcome, but we need proper charts to work from. We have some lyric sheets and charts for singers to choose from, but not a complete list, and only in certain keys. We will have a list of songs with lyrics and charts t...more info
Category:Events
Date:Mar 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
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


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