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Vancouver Island Events

Mar 25, 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 25, 2019
flower

Alpine Gardeners present Don McWatt on “Cyclamen”
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$5
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
toast

Arbutus Toastmasters: 7:00pm. Every Monday. Everyone Welcome.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:132 E. Jensen Ave Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
pgosa

Recreational-level play takes place on Monday evenings at Ballenas School. Check the PGOSA calendar for when the sessions are not available due to school closure. Cost is $4 per session and bring your receipt card so we can get your number.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Address:Ballenas School., Parksville
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
badm

BADMINTON recreational-level play takes place on Monday evenings at Ballenas School 7:30-9:00. Next one starting on Monday Jan 9th after the holidays. Check the PGOSA calendar when the sessions are not available due to school closure. Cost is $4 per session
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ballenas School
Cost:$4 per session
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow. The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favorites. Classes include hip hop, top 40, R&B, and songs from around the world too (such as K-Pop from Korea, and Latin be...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$7 – $10
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
bowl

The Wellington Leisure Timers Carpet Bowlers-in Nanaimo are inviting new members 60+yrs to join them every Monday & Thursday from 1-3pm at the Wellington Hall. No experience necessary. Light exercise and fun. Contact Pat @ 250-585-1985 FMI.
Category:Art
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:3922 Corunna Ave Nanaimo,
Location:Wellington Hall
Cost:Free
Name:Pat
Phone:250-585-1985
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
pgosa

The group meets at the Main #1 Parking Lot at Rathtrevor Park. The walk takes less than an hour of easy walking.
Category:Art
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019 to Mar 29, 2019
leaf

Go Wild Spring Camp - Moorecroft

Kids are invited to go wild and spend an incredible spring break at the park and experience nature inspired fun and adventure.
Category:Family
Start:Mar 25, 2019
End:Mar 29, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1563 Stewart Rd., Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Moorecroft Camp
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
cl

Lifetree Cafe, a Conversation Cafe, with 2 programs each Monday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Real Life stories on DVD and friendly conversations on a different topic every week, topics ranging from personal interests and learning, to community concerns. Free. See weekly topic at www.oursaviourlutheranchurch.ca. All welcome to each weeks cafe.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:2:00pm and 7:00pm
Address:795 Island Hwy W, Parksville
Location:Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
badm

Lighthouse Badminton every Monday. For more information contact Bob email steelehunt@shaw.ca
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:7pm – 9pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Bob
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:6-8pm.
Address:1051 Resort Drive Beach Acres Resort Parksville
Location:Black Goose Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
game

Nanoose Place - Mahjong every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:1-4 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019 to Mar 29, 2019
art

for ages 8 – 14
Begins Mon. March 25, 2019 to March 29, 2019
Time 10 – 4 daily
Students will sing, dance, play, and have fun while exploring theatre.
Category:Family
Start:Mar 25, 2019
End:Mar 29, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:375 Selby Street Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo Conservatory of Music
Cost:$250
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
fitness

Fitness Program every Monday, Weds & Friday at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
centre

Nanoose Place - Moms & Tots every Monday.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:10:30-Noon
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
water

Nanoose Place - Nanoose Watercolor each Monday
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:10AM-2 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
It’s tinker time! Join NS3 for a spring break camp that is all about tinkering and building. Have you ever tried painting with light? Or built a house with only dowels and elastics? Dabble with circuits to make a wand, build a roller coaster with paper, and explore your creativity as you construct different creations.
Details: March 25-29 2019; 9:00-3:00pm; ages 6-12; cost $225;Located at our Science Studio @ 4355 Jingle Pot Road in Room 101
*Please note: food is not included in the cost; please send your child with a lunch and water bottle.
Stay and Play: After-camp care 3-5pm for $8 per ...more info
Category:Family
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:00pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Cost:$225
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
lawn

Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
pgosa

The PGOSA table located in the Oceanside Place Arena at Wembley Mall can be a very busy place, signing up members. Also sales and lots of Information about PGOSA. Download and complete this Membership Form and bring it to the PGOSA table to save some time.
We welcome you to our very special community of active seniors!
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 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 25, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
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
 
Mar 23, 2019 to Mar 28, 2019
art

An exhibit by Art 10 featuring an array of artists from painters to jewelers.
Show runs March 5-28
Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Saturday 10-4pm
78 Wharf St. Gallery
Category:Art
Start:Mar 23, 2019
End:Mar 28, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
fire

Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:8:45am
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Art
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
tao

Taoist Tai Chi Every Monday 9:30-noon
Mid Island Branch
250-240-3387
parksville@taoist.org
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:10am – 12pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Phone:250-240-3387
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 24, 2019 to Mar 28, 2019
art

The Art from the Attic Sale

Do you have paintings you no longer love? Sell them in our sale!

The Art from the Attic Sale is one of The Old School House Arts Centre?s most popular events. March 15 will mark the Thirteenth Anniversary sale at TOSH and everyone is a winner with this sale: bring in your paintings or prints or lithographs or photographs to sell in the art gallery. You get 60% and TOSH gets 40% of each piece sold.

Registration is $5.00 and $2.00 per piece, your appointment must be sche...more info
Category:Art
Start:Mar 24, 2019
End:Mar 28, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
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
 
Mar 25, 2019
All family caregivers and their children are welcome to join the fun! Catch up over a cup of coffee or crafts while kids play and recharge with a healthy snack.
Drop in Mondays in Qualicum Beach
Category:Art
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
 
Mar 25, 2019
gzal

Why not join in?
Always wanted to play an instrument? Try the ukulele! We welcome anyone, with any level of experience or expertise.
Just learning? Come on in. Been playing for years? Welcome – we’d love to benefit from your talents.
The GZAL Ukulele Club meets the second and fourth Monday evening of each month at 7pm. The club is designed to encourage uke players to interact with other musicians in a social and fun environment. Join instructors Ron Usher and Doug Pickard as they guide through a night...more info
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
pgosa

Our volleyball season will start on Monday, September 17th at 7 pm at Coombs gym, as well as Wednesday, September 19th at 7 pm at Coombs gym.
The drop in fee continues to be $4 but may have to increase to $5, depending on attendance. I hope you all had a great summer and hope to see you all to kick off our season.
Category:Art
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 25, 2019
swim

Water to Earth Month Swim Day Swim
Join our swim leaders at Ravensong Aquatic Centre to celebrate Water to Earth Month Everyone Welcome Swim. Take part in games and activities to celebrate the ocean and learn about the ecosystem. The rope swing, diving board and an inflatable toy will also be available. Monday, March 25 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm. Regular admission. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:1:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 25, 2019
swim

Water to Earth Month Swim Day Swim

Join our swim leaders at Ravensong Aquatic Centre to celebrate Water to Earth Month Everyone Welcome Swim. Take part in games and activities to celebrate the ocean and learn about the ecosystem. The rope swing, diving board and an inflatable toy will also be available. Monday, March 25 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 25, 2019
Time:1:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Website:Open Site


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