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Vancouver Island Events

Mar 31, 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 31, 2019
art

Lynn Orriss was introduced to art at an early age in Edmonton AB through the family gallery and picture framing shop and she says a day doesn't go by where she isn't being creative. She took courses at the University of Alberta where she studied drawing, watercolour, oil painting and etching. Her works have been exhibited across Canada and are included in private collections around the world. She has recently enjoyed working in mixed media and polymer clay and creates unique jewellery with a Steampunk fla...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 31, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$30 per class
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 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 31, 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 31, 2019
brant

Brant in the Bay Birdwatching Event - Brant Wildlife Festival

Join the Arrowsmith Naturalists for this free event to view Brant geese and other birds, and have all your nature questions answered.
Category:Nature
Date:Mar 31, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:193 Beachside Dr, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 31, 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 31, 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 31, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 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 31, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 31, 2019
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 31, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Mar 31, 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 31, 2019
music

Music On Sunday - Itamar Erez-piano and guitar and Hamin Honari-percussion

An uncommon conversation between guitar and percussion as well as composition and improvisation. Originally from Israel and Iran, these two internationally touring musicians met in Vancouver and are excited to blend the traditional sounds of the Middle East with their own original music.
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 31, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Cost:$15.00 (Members) $18.00 (Non-members)
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 2019
jon

Harbour Cit Concerts is pleased to present Jon Brooks. Jon writes songs to calm those who’ve looked into and seen what is in their hearts; he also writes songs to terrify those who’ve not. He gleefully defies genre classification, suggesting: “if my songs and purpose were reducible to a dumbed-down elevator pitch, I’d be woefully incapable of giving today’s audiences the complete emotional and transcendent musical experience they need and deserve.” His sixth and latest album, No One Travels Alone, made NP...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 31, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 10:30pm
Address:595 Townsite Road Nanaimo,
Location:Unitarian Hall
Cost:$20
 
Mar 31, 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 31, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 31, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 2019
sc

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 31, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 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 31, 2019
Time:8:30pm
Address:Strathcona Pkwy Courtenay,
Location:Mt Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:250 338 1386
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 31, 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 31, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:2179 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach,
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$4
 
Mar 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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
 
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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