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Feb 8, 2015 to Feb 14, 2015
Feb 8, 2015
Feb 8, 2015

Milner Gardens Spring Sundays. Enjoy the early Spring bulbs on Sundays February 8th to March 29th.

The Garden will be open 11am to 3:30pm with last entry at 3pm. The Tea Room will be open 11am to 3pm for tea, homemade soup and scones.

There is onsite shuttle service for those with mobility concerns. We have umbrellas to borrow while you experience the wonder of 28 hectares (70 acres) of unspoiled natural beauty perched on an oceanside bluff. Stroll the winding pathways and magical surroundings of an ancient coastal Douglas fir forest.

Spring is planting time ...more info

Category:Gardening
Date:Feb 8, 2015
Time:11:00am
Address:2179 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Name:Milner Gardens
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2015

Music on Sunday - Bach Competition Winners. February 8th, 2:30 – 4:30 PM. Admission: $16.00

The Winners of the 2015 Annual Unaccompanied Bach Competition Sponsored by the Lafayette String Quartet, Artists in Residence at the University of Victoria In Cooperation with The Old School House Arts Centre.

If you enjoy string music (and who doesn’t?) then you won’t want to miss these outstanding young violin, viola and cello players who have excelled at playing an entire unaccompanied Sonata, Partita or Suite by Bach by memory. The competition will be held on February ...more info

Category:Music
Date:Feb 8, 2015
Time:2:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:The Old School House Arts Centre
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 9, 2015
Feb 9, 2015

Coombs Fair Family Day. All events will be indoors, and Free!

Heritage Demos, Crafts & Games for Kids of all Ages. FREE Beef on a Bun, Hot Dogs, Popcorn & Hot Chocolate, Coffee or Tea (while supplies last!) Activities & Displays will include:  Children’s Garden Railway     Maypole Dancing    4H Demos  Kids Games and Crafts   Cow Colouring Contest   Pin the Tail on the Cow    Hula Hoops    Checkers    Juggling  Coombs Museum    E&N Railway  Society  And much, much more!
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 9, 2015
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fair Grounds
Name:Debbie Adkins
Phone:250-248-8724
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2015

Movies at the PCCC: Free movie on Family Day, Feb. 9 - Dolphin Tales 2! Feb. 10th -12th showing Boy Hood and Bird Man. Check calendar for times. www.parksvillecentre.com.

Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 9, 2015
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Name:PCCC
Phone:250-248-6234
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2015

BC Provincial Family Day Swim and Skate events. Both Ravensong Aquatic Centre and Oceanside Place Arena are open to celebrate BC Provincial Family Day on Monday February 9. Free admission to both of these events is courtesy of Quality Foods and the province of British Columbia.

Free Family Swim from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Free Family Skate from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or 250-248-3252 or view swim and skate schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Feb 9, 2015
Location:Oceanside Place Arena & Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Name:RDN Recreation & Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 10, 2015

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.

The Tuesday bird walk on February 10, 2015 will be going to Columbia Beach.

Category:Wildlife
Date:Feb 10, 2015
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-954-1928
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 12, 2015
Feb 12, 2015 to Feb 15, 2015

Echo Players - The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro and directed by Thea Stavroff at the Village Theatre.

A crush can make anyone feel young again - even a widower named Ralph. On an ordinary day in a routine life, Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one the leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. Relying on a renewed boyish charm, Ralph attempts to woo the elegant, but distant, Carol. Defying Carol's reticence - and his lonely sister's jealousy - Ralph embarks on the trip of a lifetime and regains a happiness that seemed all but lost.

Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 12, 2015
End:Feb 15, 2015
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Name:Echo Players
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 13, 2015
Feb 13, 2015

If you are interested in living in a vibrant, caring, environmentally-friendly community in Qualicum Beach please join us at our cohousing information meeting on Friday, February 13th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

- Take part in an interactive discussion about how well your current housing situation is working for you
- Find out about cohousing and the design aspects that foster connection between neighbours
- meet others seeking community and consider sharing and realizing this vision together

"Cohousing neighbourhoods offer environmentally sensitive desig...more info

Category:Other
Date:Feb 13, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Name:Ruth Adler
Phone:250-752-0833
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 12, 2015 to Feb 15, 2015

Echo Players - The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro and directed by Thea Stavroff at the Village Theatre.

A crush can make anyone feel young again - even a widower named Ralph. On an ordinary day in a routine life, Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one the leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. Relying on a renewed boyish charm, Ralph attempts to woo the elegant, but distant, Carol. Defying Carol's reticence - and his lonely sister's jealousy - Ralph embarks on the trip of a lifetime and regains a happiness that seemed all but lost.

Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 12, 2015
End:Feb 15, 2015
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Name:Echo Players
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 13, 2015

The Fabulous Miss Rosie Bitts comes to Parksville for Valentine's Day Weekend! She's bringing several other performers, her fantastic voice and that witty personality we all love!

Doors open at 7:30pm - Show at 8pm.

Cash bar & amazing concessions by The Rod & Gun.

Starring:
Rosie Bitts - Victoria
Chastity Twist - Vancouver
Veronica Vex - Vancouver

Introducing:
Cinnamon Kicks - Victoria
Vanny Von Baron

Music by Rosie Bitts. $25 PP

Category:Other
Date:Feb 13, 2015
Time:7:30pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Name:Van Isle Events
Phone:250-240-2702
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 13, 2015

Vancouver Island Symphony Concert with Ken Lavigne, tenor, and Nadya Blanchette, soprano, perform the romantic comedy "He Sings, She Sighs" at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. Tickets at 250-754-8550 or at the door if available.

Category:Music
Date:Feb 13, 2015
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Name:Vancouver Island Symphony
Phone:250-754-8550
Feb 14, 2015
Feb 14, 2015

Dave Gilroy Band Valentines Day Dance in Coombs. Come celebrate this romantic day and dance your socks off to the top 40/modern rock sounds of this excellent band from Nanaimo.

Doors open at 7pm. Music from 8-midnight. Tickets available at Coombs General Store, Cranky Dog Music in Parksville, Cruisers Grille in Whiskey Creek, Arbutus Music in Nanaimo and Alberni Colour in Port Alberni. Tickets $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

Category:Music
Date:Feb 14, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Name:CHRCO-Coombs Hilliers Recrational Community Organi
Phone:250-927-2747
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 12, 2015 to Feb 15, 2015

Echo Players - The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro and directed by Thea Stavroff at the Village Theatre.

A crush can make anyone feel young again - even a widower named Ralph. On an ordinary day in a routine life, Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one the leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. Relying on a renewed boyish charm, Ralph attempts to woo the elegant, but distant, Carol. Defying Carol's reticence - and his lonely sister's jealousy - Ralph embarks on the trip of a lifetime and regains a happiness that seemed all but lost.

Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 12, 2015
End:Feb 15, 2015
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Name:Echo Players
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2015

Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market – a great way to start your Saturday morning. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong Oceanside resident, a visit to Veteran’s Way and Memorial is where you’ll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork, as well as a wide range of local crafts.

Category:Market
Date:Feb 14, 2015
Time:8:30am
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Name:Qualicum Beach Farmers Market
Phone:250-951-6516
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2015
Red Cross Emergency First Aid with AED/CPR 14yrs+. This course is designed to teach people about injury prevention. Home hazards, safety education, CPR, automated external defibrillation and first aid skills for common emergencies are all covered. Retraining is recommended every 3 years. Saturday, February 14 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, cost is $81.95. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Feb 14, 2015
Time:9:00am
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Name:RDN Recreation & Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2015

The Big Twang Theory Band Valentine's Dance. Get ready for an evening of Good Food, Good Music, and Good Fun! Join us at Smoke 'N Water Restaurant for an evening of Dining and Dancing pleasure featuring the Big Twang Theory Band. A lively mix of Rock, Country, Blues and Folk music to get your toes-a-tappin'. Enjoy a Special Valentines Day Menu featuring a 3 Course gourmet dinner for you and your sweetheart. No Cover Charge ~ Drink Specials See you there!

Category:Music
Date:Feb 14, 2015
Address:1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant at Pacific Shores Resort
Name:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2015

TOSH Winter 2015 Jazz Cabarets - Valentine Jazz Cabaret Featuring Kate Hammett-Vaughan with Ron Hadley-piano and Rick Kilburn-bass

Admission:  $20.00 per person (includes delectable dessert buffet)

7:00 – 9:30 PM    Table Seating      Tickets Available Now    Call 250-752-6133

 

“…one of the best jazz singers in Canada, or anywhere for that matter… More than just a standards singer, she can do it all, and she does so with a rare sense of taste, imagination and sincerity.”—Roger Levesque, Edmonton Journal 

 

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Category:Music
Date:Feb 14, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:The Old School House Arts Centre
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2015
Valentine’s Skate. Bring your valentine to Oceanside Place Arena and compete for sweet prizes on Saturday February 14 at the Everyone Welcome skate from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. Admission is 2 for 1 if you wear red. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view swim and skate schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Feb 14, 2015
Time:2:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation & Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2015

Valentines Dance - Maloomba Boogie Band at Lighthouse Community Hall - Celebrating the Band's 25 Anniversary!

Grab your sweet heart (or your sweet heart to be) and shake off all those wintery blues! Our dance floor will have you boogie all night long.

Saturday, Feb 14th, 2015  Doors open 7:30. Tickets -  Advance $15, at the door $18. Advance book 9 tickets - get ticket 1 free! Advance tickets available in Bowser at Georgia Park Store, Salish Sea Market. In Qualicum Bay at the Sandbar Cafe. In Parksville at Cranky Dog Music. In Qualicum Beach at Mulberry Bush Booksto...more info

Category:Music
Date:Feb 14, 2015
Time:7:30pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Lighthouse Community Hall
Website:Open Site

Feb 8, 2015 to Feb 14, 2015

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