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Vancouver Island Events

Apr 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
 
Apr 10, 2019
mic

Come share your talent at our weekly open-mic night!

We are very excited to be opening up the stage to the MANY incredibly talented locals in our area. A great opportunity to meet other musicians alike!

Bring your own instruments/ prepared songs and we'll put your name on the set list.

Hosted by James
No cover

See you there!
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:6-8pm
Address:2-180 Craig St, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
Billie Zizi was born to fiddle player Cam Neufeld and abstract painter Marianne Watchel. Taught to live and breathe art from a young age, Zizi took notes from her father on music-making and learnt how to paint from her mother. After high school, she Her work has low-key obsessive quality. Her layered, cyclical sounds give the impression of someone whose thoughts are on repeat. Speaking about her process, Zizi remarks, “Looping is unwieldy…It can really go south on you. I’ve been lost in a terrifying loopland before.” Listening to Moon of Honey, there is nothing terrifying about this loopland—Z...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Qualicum Beach

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 to...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:9:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
carpet

Carpet Bowling at Nanoose Place each Weds 1-3:30 PM. New Players Welcome! See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:1-3:30 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
rug

Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers at Nanoose Place every Weds 10-3. See their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 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:Apr 10, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
Qualicum Beach Flying Club
Coffee morning
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:#9- 1000 Ravensbourne Lane Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Flying Club hangar
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
family

Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you enjoy quality time with your family.
Wednesdays from 4:30 pm-7 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Family
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
dem


2nd Wednesday of each month at Stanford Seniors Village, 250 Craig St, Parksville from 2 to 4 pm in the Board Room
The DVDs are a selection movies, short clips and professionals: Jolene Brackey and Teepa Snow sharing their experience on different aspects of the disease.
The sessions are on the 2ND Wednesday of each month except August and December.
HOW to REGISTER:
• EMAIL odett.is@gmail.com now! Please include “Register for Parksville DVD” in the subject and your name and phone number in the body o...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:250 Craig Street Parksville
Location:Stanford Seniors Village
Cost:Free
 
Apr 10, 2019
dem

2nd Wednesday of each month at Stanford Seniors Village, 250 Craig St, Parksville from 2 to 4 pm in the Board Room
The DVDs are a selection movies, short clips and professionals: Jolene Brackey and Teepa Snow sharing their experience on different aspects of the disease.
The sessions are on the 2ND Wednesday of each month except August and December.
HOW to REGISTER:
• EMAIL odett.is@gmail.com now! Please include “Register for Parksville DVD” in the subject and your name and phone number in the body of ...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:250 Craig Street Parksville,
Location:Stanford Seniors Village
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
get

Every Wed. from 7 to 9pm come dance to the music of Get Rhythm. We play a variety of tunes, country, old rock & roll, latin and old time waltz’s with the occasional polka thrown in if requested. This dance is by donation and has been running for over 17 years. Drop by and have some fun.
Category:Art
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:146 Hirst Ave W, BC Parksville,
Location:Parksville Legion
Cost:by donation
Name:Sharon Franzen
Phone:250-821-6342
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 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:Apr 10, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
music

Come and listen to our resident guitarist/vocalists Kevin and Debbie every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Apr 10, 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
 
Apr 10, 2019
bingo
Nanoose Bay Bingo every Weds evening at the Community Center.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:6pm – 10pm
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
bingo

Bingo at Nanoose Place Community Centre
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:6pm – 7pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:http://www.nanoosecommunity.ca/calendar/
 
Apr 10, 2019
fit

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

Oceanside Concerts is a subscription concert series.
Subscriptions are only available for the season. Tickets are not sold to individual concerts. The reason this is done is to have a predictable income that allows us to book the best talent available. It also means that our volunteers have a major campaign blitz before the season starts without all of the overhead of a box office. Even more importantly it gives the subscribers a carefully crafted concert experience over the entire series.
Subscriptio...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street Parksville
Location:Knox United Church (Parksville)
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-248-3927
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019 to Apr 11, 2019
Parksville Community Blood Donation Event

Be the hero of a Canadian hospital patient and their family. Donate blood in Parksville at the Craig Street Commons / former Parksville Elementary School!

Book at blood.ca, by downloading our GiveBlood App, or by calling 1-888-2DONATE (1-888-236-6283). And of course, walk-ins are welcome! "Together, we are Canada's Lifeline."
Category:Events
Start:Apr 9, 2019
End:Apr 11, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 6:45pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Craig Street Commons (former Parksville Elementary School)
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 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:Apr 10, 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
 
Apr 10, 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:Apr 10, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
music

QB Ukulele Strum & Sing with Harmony Sessions

Can you read and play basic treble clef music? Do enjoy playing a familiar simple melody with harmony and chords? Join other friendly and supportive ukulele players on Wednesday afternoons starting September 2018 at the Qualicum Beach Seniors Centre.

For music and time details call Cathy 250-594-2260.
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:Afternoons
Address:241 Hoylake Rd E, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Senior Centre
Cost:$20 annual membership
Name:Cathy
Phone:250-594-2260.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 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:Apr 10, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
school

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

A friendly comfortable place for social interaction, fun outings and gathering information. This happens every Wednesday in either Parksville or Qualicum.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:Varioius Locations in Parksville or Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Phone:250.348.2093
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
Contact SAT@sosd69.com or call 250-248-2093 ext. 224
A friendly comfortable place for social interaction, fun outings and gathering information.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
walk

Sole Sisters Walking

Strap on your walking shoes and join the Sole Sisters walking group. This program is held every Wednesday at various locations around the Oceanside area and is intended for women 50+, but all ages are welcome.

All levels of fitness are encouraged and no one will be left behind.

For information about the weekly walk location, please visit: https://www.arrowsmithcalendar.com/programs-sole-sisters
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 8, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
spring

With Linda St. Clair, PhD and Lynn Haley, MRE
This retreat takes place at Westwood Lake at 2371 Arbot Rd. in Nanaimo, BC and will offer the opportunity to reflect on friendship as a way of being.
What does loving friendship mean to each of us?
We will explore our relationship with creation, with ourselves, with humanity and with the Divine.
In this season of Spring, let us look with fresh eyes at loving friendship. Are we a friend to ourselves and how does this impact our inner life?
In what ways...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Apr 8, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 6:00pm
Address:2371 Arbot Road Nanaimo,
Location:Venue Bethlehem Centre
Cost:$140 – $320
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
 
Apr 10, 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:Apr 10, 2019
Time:7-9 pm
Address:Coombs Gym
Location:Coombs
Cost:$4
Phone:250.951.0199
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
myspace

MakerSpace is proud to open its doors to non-members every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm!

Come in and be greeted by a fun and motivated community of tech enthusiasts! Whether you are interested in learning 3D printing, wood carving, wood working or electronics, we've got it!

This new club of Computing/Electronics/Tinkerers Hobbyists enthusiasts might just be what you are looking for
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Community MakerSpace
Cost:See website
Name:Viviane Laniel
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2019
weight

Weight Watchers Meetings are led by people who’ve succeeded on the program, so their expertise comes from real-life experience.
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East Parksville
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 248-6234
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
wings

It’s Wing Wednesday here at your local Rumhouse! Get a full pound of our plump chicken wings with your favorite sauce for just $6 with the purchase of any beverage regularly priced at $5 or more.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
cloud

Formal and informal activities for developing and supporting self-discovery and personal growth in all areas of your life.
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Babb Pike in this 8 week happier feet yoga series. Beginners & Drop Ins Welcome!
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:8:30am - 9:45am
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
yoga

Join Devon for this gentle class every Wednesday morning
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Cost:by donation
Phone:250-751-0775
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
yoga

Join Devon for this gentle class every Wednesday morning
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:9:00am - 10:00am
Address:2331 East Wellington Road Nanaimo
Location:Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo
Cost:by donation
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2019
Come connect with others. Eat snacks, shoot some pool, play some games, play music or make some cool art. Drop-ins welcome.
Category:Family
Date:Apr 10, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site


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