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Vancouver Island Events

Mar 16, 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 16, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 16, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 2019
ely

The Bayside is proud to host Elysia Biro! A promising young pianist & vocalist whose repertoire in music includes many classics in both Jazz and Classical genre. Enjoy a romantic evening with oceanside dining and the velvety sounds form this musical artist.
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 16, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street Parksville
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 2019
door

Create your own unique Fairy Door from our various sizes and shapes of wood doors. Paint your door then decorate it from our variety of adornments. We will then seal them to make them more weather resistant. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome; $15/person or family making 1 Fairy Door. Please message or email us at: lostartsclub@outlook.com to register; class size is 8 participants. Cash prepayment, e-transfer or paypal accepted and prepayment is required for registration.
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 16, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 2:30pm
Address:2358 Wild Dove Road Nanaimo
Location:Lost Arts Club
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 2019
gerry

THE GERRY BARNUM TRIO … featuring Tom Neville & Jeffrey Randle

Singer/ Songwriter, Bluesman:
Often described as a musician’s musician, Gerry is a seasoned and soulful artist. His songs range from tender to foot stomping and his guitar technique and harmonica playing is excellent. He performs solo and with his band.

Musical highlights include sharing the stage with some of the best in the business including Lyle Lovett, John Mayall and John Hammond. Gerry also has done many recording sessions ...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 16, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$22
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 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 16, 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
 
Mar 16, 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 16, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 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 16, 2019
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 2019
purpose

PURPOSE DRIVEN and CONFIDENCE BUILDING CAREER PLANNING

4-week workshop. Ages 16 to 24 yrs old.

Experienced Career and Talent coach will help you:

-Find meaningful jobs that fit your personality and build on your strengths
-Utilize career assessment and mind mapping to discover your options
-Find your voice and develop the confidence of a runway model
-Transform awkwardness into courage
-Develop the tools you need to be successful
-Create a resume that highlights your transferable skills ...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 16, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:3530 Ross Rd Nanaimo
Location:Career Planning
Cost:$199
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Mar 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 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 16, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 16, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 16, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 16, 2019
science

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...more info
Category:Family
Date:Mar 16, 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 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


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