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Vancouver Island Events

Apr 9, 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 9, 2019
Ballroom Dancing in Nanoose Place. Visit website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Parksville

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 favourites. Classes include hip hop, top 40, R&B, and songs from around the world too (...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:#5-464 Island Hwy E, Parksville
Location:FLUID Fitness
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
tai

Chair Tai Chi at Nanoose Place Community Centre each Tues. See website for details.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:10-11 AM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
friends

Meet monthly, 2nd Thursday of each month at QB Legion (downstairs) at 2pm.
Come join us, meet new and old friends, have fun. Everyone is welcome.
More info. call 250-594-1965
Category:Art
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:QB Legion (downstairs)
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
hand

Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you spend quality time with your family.
Tuesdays in Qualicum Beach from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Art
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
cloud

Connect with others and learn about services, supports and activities for your family. SOS takes care of dinner while you spend quality time with your family.
Tuesdays in Qualicum Beach from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.
Category:Family
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
pgosa

Mixed doubles play on three courts, balls provided, some spare paddles available. Program restricted to current PGOSA members. Cost is $4.00 per session.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Address:Oceanside Elementary School , Parksville
Cost: $4.00 per session.
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
art

The 10 weeks/ 20 sessions---two sessions a week would start on Tuesday, January 9 and run until Thursday March 30----if I read my calendar correctly. If the RDN event is not free then we would move back by one session.

Fees are set at $50 for the 20 sessions---or roughly $2.50 a session. A great combined workout and social get together....we will also accept a (pgosa member only) drop-in at $5 for the session
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:2 - 3 PM
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:$50 for 20 sessions
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 9, 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 9, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
Would you like to learn nonviolent communication techniques and practice these skills in a safe environment with like-minded people?
Nonviolent Communication theory supposes conflicts arise from individual or group attempts to fulfill universal human needs such as safety, belonging or autonomy. Unfortunately, we sometimes use ‘violent’ strategies such as blaming or judging to try to satisfy our unmet needs. NVC offers guidance in ‘empathetically listening and honestly expressing’ using four conversational components:
1. Observations
2. Feelings
3. Needs
4. Requests
The four components ma...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:6:15pm - 7:45pm
Address:6250 Hammond Bay Rd Nanaimo,
Location:Vancouver Island Regional Library; Nanaimo North Boardroom
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 9, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
Looking for a safe space to talk about the joys and challenges of parenting? The Parent Support Services Society of BC believes that every parent is the expert of their own family. Often parents simply need to be heard and to hear the voice of other parents in a safe support space. For more information call 250-468-9658 or email parent@telus.net
Category:Family
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:Coombs
Cost:Free
Phone:1-877-345-9777
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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 9, 2019
bird

Bird walks from the Parksville Beach Community Park at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays going to different areas in and around the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:9 AM
Address:Various Locations around the Parksville Qualicum Beach Area.
Location:Parksville Beach Community Park
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
flower

Donna Blazer – Growing Great Tomatoes and Pest-Free Vegetables.
CBCradio and HGTV gardener Donna Balzer brings garden inspiration and practical insider information for growing your own vegetables this season. You will learn the basics of selecting plants and systems that are right for you and the one secret to growing pest-free food. Learn tips and tricks to grow great vegetables including tomatoes in 2019.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$3
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
school

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

Yes… it’s Taco Tuesday here at your local Rumhouse! Your choice of either soft or hard shell tacos… just $4 each or 3 for $10.
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:$4 each or 3 for $10.
 
Apr 9, 2019
craft

Tuesday Craft Nights at Realm Food Co. Join us and the crafting community to share your creativity. Get some projects done, share ideas and motivate each other while enjoying local organic food!
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:2 - 180 Craig Street, Parksville
Location:Realm Food Co.
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
karate

Accepting New Students: 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, during the school year, at Arrowview Elementary School gym,Qualicum Beach. Umi Wado Kai Karate teaches the art of self-defence, while instilling a strong sense of self-discipline, self-confidence, respect and humility. Classes are geared for ages 7 and up and emphasize skill development in a fun and interactive way. To learn more, please contact Daniel McKee at 250-650-5451.
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:5:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Email for Details
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 9, 2019
sing

It's Karaoke at the Gun! Come join Debra & friends, show off your pipes, get in on prizes and the "cash wall" and enjoy free pool.  EVERY Tuesday at 9pm
Category:Events
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:9:00pm
Address:163 Alberni Highway Parksville
Location:The Rod & Gun Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 9, 2019
yoga

Join Tracey Babb Pike for this beginner and yet all level yoga class to improve your core strength, stability and balance. This class will help with back pain and allows alot of stretching.
Category:Workshop
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:3:45pm - 5:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd. qualicum Beach
Location:The Gardens, Qualicum Beach
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 9, 2019
ball

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium every Tuesday night for FREE drop-in basketball from 6:30-7pm. All equipment is provided. All you need to do is show up ready to play.
Category:Family
Date:Apr 9, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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