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Vancouver Island Events

Mar 8, 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 8, 2019
whisk

Nanaimo’s Whisk(e)y Festival and Crimson Coast Dance Society’s biggest annual fundraiser!
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:4898 Rutherford Road Nanaimo
Location:The Grand Hotel Nanaimo
Cost:See Website
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 8, 2019 to Mar 9, 2019
asp

Aspengrove School presents an Evening of Theatre featuring two plays by Canadian playwrights.

The Remarkable Flight of Marnie McPhee – Convinced she is not like the rest of her boring family, nine-year-old Marnie McPhee decides it’s time to leave Earth and take her place among the stars. But as she builds her spaceship, she realizes that maybe Earth isn’t so bad after all, even if it is filled with imperfect human families. ‘The Remarkable Flight of Marnie McPhee’ is a charming story of the infinite re...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Mar 8, 2019
End:Mar 9, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:6100 Doumont Road Nanaimo
Location:Pleasant Valley Social Centre
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
film

Beach Flicks presents “Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool”, March 8, 2019, 7 PM, Eaglecrest. The true story of a May-September romance between Peter Turner and Gloria Grahame, an aging film star and her younger lover. The story of their deepening relationship and the twists and turns as they are tested by events beyond their control.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:2035 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach
Location:Eaglecrest Golf Club
Cost:$7
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
bridge

Bridge at Lighthouse Community Centre every Friday
1 pm to 4 pm in the Seniors Room.
Call Sheila at 250 757 8307 for more info.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 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 8, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
ball

A few young players [under age 69] have been asked to play on Friday to make sure we have 14 on each team. The following youth players have been drafted and a couple of old guys from the Wednesday League:
Harry [the kid] Lowe - To Hawks
Merv Brandel - to Hawks
Rob [the terrible teen] Jonas - to Demons
John [boy] Lund - to Orcas
Buzzy - to Demons
Norm [boy wonder] Joyce - to Orcas

Why 14 Players per team?
We have quite a number of players taking vacations from 2 to 4 weeks on each team so we are a...more info
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2019
yoga

The Iyengar tradition of yoga can be adapted for all fitness levels. It creates strength, increased range of movement and stability. Students must be able to carry their own props and to get up and down from the floor.

Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17, 6 and 12 class punch cards available
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:10:30am - 11:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
kids

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 8, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Mar 8, 2019
mega

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 8, 2019
Time:8:30pm
Address:Strathcona Parkway Campbell River/Courtenay
Location:Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Phone:338-1386
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:3109 W Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
Parksville Wetlands BioBlitz & Walking Tours

Hosted by VIU 452 Geography students and the City of Parksville.

The City is pleased to partner with fourth year Vancouver Island University geography students on an education/outreach project for the Parksville Wetlands. Over the past month, students have familiarized themselves with the wetlands and wish to invite the public to the Parksville Wetlands Mini BioBlitz on Friday, March 8 from 9.30 to 11.30 am. The 35.9 hectare wetlands were purchased by the City in 2017 to be maintained as a park in perpetuity for the enjoyment of residents....more info
Category:Nature
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:Parksville Wetlands (foot of Despard and Springwood School)
Location:Parksville Wetlands
 
Mar 8, 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 8, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2019
prime

Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
 
Mar 8, 2019
Introductory medical qigong. Everyone welcome By donation
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:2331 East Wellington Road Nanaimo
Location:Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo
Cost:by donation
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
music

Ryan Oliver in Concert at The MAC

Tough toned, Juno-nominated saxophonist Ryan Oliver honed his craft living on Canada's west coast, and in Amsterdam, Toronto and New York and has performed throughout the world with his own groups and The Shuffle Demons. His teller quartet will be performing a night of swinging standards, romantic ballads and bossa-novas along with a few originals from his saltiest release Strive! featuring Stan Getz's drummer Victor Lewis. The quartet features Ryan Oliver - tenor sa...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$18 ($15 OCAC members)
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
girls

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

Self Help by Norm Foster is a farce like no other. Meet the Savages, two second rate actors who have given the theatre the cold shoulder to become renowned self-help gurus. However in true farce fashion, not everything goes according to plan! Soon the couple’s newly found fame and fortune quickly unravels into a farcical comedy of errors as they struggle to maintain their new lifestyle.

You’ve heard that laughter is good for the soul! Prepared to leave feeling revitalized!
Category:Theatre
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Phone:250-758-7246
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019 to Mar 9, 2019
soul

Exploring creativity through art helps us find our inspiration and encourages innovative, out-of-the-box thinking and unique expressive approaches. Expand your horizons and join us for an exploration of creativity grounded in contemplative spiritual practice and art making with professional artist and spiritual director Nan Goodship and Minister Murray Groom. Soul Work: The Spirit of Creativity takes place Thursday March 7, 2019 to Sunday March 10th, 2019. Enjoy the weekend in company with others in the ...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Mar 8, 2019
End:Mar 9, 2019
Cost:$415 – $625
Phone:250-754-3254
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
 
Mar 8, 2019
All parents/family caregivers and their children are welcome to join. Catch up over coffee or do activities with the children. Drop-in.
Category:Family
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
towers

“If you haven’t heard their music before, or if you’ve been to every single concert, you’re in for a treat. Don’t trust me, trust them. Towers and Trees are going to make you love them, for all the right reasons.”
(hystericalfemaleblog)

Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge is very excited to welcome Adrian Chalifour and Dave “Shredlinsky” Zellinsky of Towers and Trees to our stage for a special intimate, acoustic performance!

This show takes place just TWO days after Adrian appears on national television...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2019
Twoonie Teen Swim
Fridays at Ravensong Aquatic Centre from 7:00-9:00 pm are reserved for the teens. Admission is now only $2 until Friday, June 29th.
Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Events
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2019
yoga

in this class you have the opportunity to challenge yourself, or just be kind to yourself. While you breathe deeply and effortlessly we transition from posture to posture in a mindful, fulfilling way. This class will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed, energized and ready for your day. This class is an excellent complement to your weekly practice & great for all beginners.

Students $13, Seniors $15, General $17, 6 and 12 class punch cards available
Category:Workshop
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:8:30am - 9:45am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site


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