Events


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Feb 15, 2015 to Feb 21, 2015
Feb 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2015

Music on Sunday - The Davidsbündler Duo. February 15th, 2:30 – 4:30 PM Admission: $16.00

The Davidsbündler Duo (Reg Quiring, viola and Rosemary O'Connor, piano). The Principal Violist of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and one of Vancouver's most in-demand chamber music pianists will treat us to a delightful program that will feature works by Bach, Brahms and Hindemith.

Category:Music
Date:Feb 15, 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 15, 2015
Qualicum Beach & Parksville Seniors Centres sponsor A Vintage Fashion Show & tea hosted by Merlyn Pattern in the Qualicum Civic Centre on Sunday, February 15, 2-4 p.m. Wear a hat and win a prize! Tickets $20 at Fresh Flowers, Cranky Dog, Bosleys and both Senior Centres - 250-752-0420 or 250-248-3200. Proceeds to V.I Compassion Dogs whose mission is to promote mental health and well-being by providing therapy dogs and their training programs to veterans and active service individuals who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Feb 15, 2015
Time:2:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Name:Aileen Fabris
Phone:250-951-0324
Email:Send Email
Feb 16, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
School’s Out Everyone Welcome Skate. School is out but skating is in at Oceanside Place Arena on Monday February 16 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Regular admission. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Feb 16, 2015
Time:1:30pm
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 17, 2015
Feb 17, 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 17 will be going to the Little Qualicum River Estuary in Qualicum Beach.

Category:Wildlife
Date:Feb 17, 2015
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-954-1928
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 18, 2015
Feb 18, 2015 to Feb 22, 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 18, 2015
End:Feb 22, 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 18, 2015
Qualicum Beach Family History Society regular monthly meeting on Feb. 18th, 7 pm at the Qualicum Legion. Guest Speaker is Giselle Roeder on "Survival, World War 2, unusual family story." Guests welcome!
Category:Other
Date:Feb 18, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:180 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Legion
Name:Lola Cook
Phone:250-594-5556
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 18, 2015
Need to re-certify? Or do you just want to review your skills? Now's the time! This course covers CPR and rescue breathing techniques for adults, children and infants as well as information on automated external defibrillators. Ravensong Aquatic Centre. Wednesday, February 18 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm, cost is $43. 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 18, 2015
Time:4:00pm
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 19, 2015
Feb 19, 2015

On Thursday, February 19th at 7:00 pm, the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve (MABR) will be welcoming guest speaker, Dr. David Zandvliet, to Parksville. Dr. Zandvliet is the director of Simon Fraser University's Institute for Environmental Learning. Come and join us for an engaging presentation and discussion around these important questions:

How do people learn about sustainability and the environment? What does environmental education look like in BC and how does it compare to learning models abroad?

Thursday, February 19, 2015
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Forum, ...more info

Category:Other
Date:Feb 19, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Civic and Technology Centre
Name:Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 18, 2015 to Feb 22, 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 18, 2015
End:Feb 22, 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 19, 2015

Do you have what it takes to be a firefighter? Parksville Volunteer Fire Department is seeking enthusiastic men and women to become volunteer firefighters. The Department will begin a new recruit group this spring and is now accepting applications for paid on call firefighters.

To learn more about being a paid on call firefighter in Parksville, there’s an information session on February 19 at the Parksville Fire Hall, 160 Jensen Avenue West. Please drop by between 6-8 pm to hear firsthand from PVFD officers and members about their experiences, training and community involvement. F...more info

Category:Other
Date:Feb 19, 2015
Time:6:00pm
Address:160 Jensen Avenue West, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Fire Hall
Name:Deb Tardiff
Phone:250-954-3073
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2015

Parksville Uncorked 2015. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs from all over British Columbia.

Now, celebrating its 7th year, Parksville Uncorked continues to grow into one of Vancouver Islands most popular signature events. The 2015 event will be another spectacular line up of succulent culinary offerings and glamorous grape galas.

Tickets may be purchased individually, or combined with accommodations for the ultimate Parksville Uncorked experience.more info

Category:Food
Date:Feb 19, 2015
Time:6:30pm
Address:1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Resort
Name:Parksville Uncorked 2015
Phone:1-888-760-2008
Website:Open Site
Feb 20, 2015
Feb 20, 2015 to Feb 21, 2015

A Night at the Palace at the Errington Hall. 8:00 pm - Fridays & Saturdays, February 20th, 21st, 27th & 28th.

Back again for the 11th year! This popular mix of vaudeville, music and comedy with a touch of burlesque all performed by local talents. For adults only. Coffee and treats will be served. Tickets are $25 - they will be sold on Sunday, January 25th from 1pm to 3 pm in the hall. There is a limit of 4 tickets each.

Category:Other
Start:Feb 20, 2015
End:Feb 21, 2015
Time:8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Name:Errington Hall
Phone:250-248-5106
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2015
DJ Pizza Teen Swim Night 13-18yrs. Come to Ravensong for a pool party with your friends to jam with a DJ and eat pizza on Friday February 20 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. This event is FREE courtesy of the RDN Youth Recreation Strategic Plan. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 or view swim and skate schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Feb 20, 2015
Time:7:00pm
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 18, 2015 to Feb 22, 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 18, 2015
End:Feb 22, 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 20, 2015

Gerry Barnum Live at the McMillan Arts Centre - Friday, February 20th. 2015 - doors open at 6:30pm – performance at 7:00pm. Tickets: $15.00, $12.00 for OCAC Members. Pre-sale of tickets are available at the McMillan Arts Centre, 133 McMillan Street, Parksville.

Gerry is a seasoned artist/musician and accomplished songwriter. His performance experience is extensive: festivals, coffeehouses, house concerts, theatres and many recording sessions.

Gerry is often referred to as a musician's musician. He describes his style as soulful roots/original with songs that range f...more info

Category:Music
Date:Feb 20, 2015
Time:6:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2015

Parksville Uncorked 2015. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs from all over British Columbia.

Now, celebrating its 7th year, Parksville Uncorked continues to grow into one of Vancouver Islands most popular signature events. The 2015 event will be another spectacular line up of succulent culinary offerings and glamorous grape galas.

Tickets may be purchased individually, or combined with accommodations for the ultimate Parksville Uncorked experience.more info

Category:Food
Date:Feb 20, 2015
Time:6:30pm
Address:181 Beachside Dr, Parksville, BC
Location:Beach Club Resort
Name:Parksville Uncorked 2015
Phone:1-888-760-2008
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 21, 2015
Feb 20, 2015 to Feb 21, 2015

A Night at the Palace at the Errington Hall. 8:00 pm - Fridays & Saturdays, February 20th, 21st, 27th & 28th.

Back again for the 11th year! This popular mix of vaudeville, music and comedy with a touch of burlesque all performed by local talents. For adults only. Coffee and treats will be served. Tickets are $25 - they will be sold on Sunday, January 25th from 1pm to 3 pm in the hall. There is a limit of 4 tickets each.

Category:Other
Start:Feb 20, 2015
End:Feb 21, 2015
Time:8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Name:Errington Hall
Phone:250-248-5106
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 2015

Come dance to the upbeat blues, R&B and original blues with Alexander's Bluestime Band. Enjoy Dining and Drink Specials as you dance the night away. No Cover Charge.

Category:Music
Date:Feb 21, 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 21, 2015
Babysitters Certification Program 11-14yrs. Become a Red Cross certified babysitter. This course introduces basic first aid and how to respond to emergency situations, explains basic baby and child care, and offers advice on becoming a responsible babysitter: developing confidence, creating safe environments, even tips for finding babysitting jobs. Price includes manual and certificate. Oceanside Place Arena, on Saturday, February 21 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, cost is $45. Pre-register with RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 21, 2015
Time:9:00am
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 21, 2015

The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in 65 communities across Canada. This walk is being brought to Oceanside by Island Crisis Care Society, who provides shelter and care for those in need in both Nanaimo and Oceanside. All money raised through the Oceanside Walk will stay in the Oceanside area.

The 2, 5 and 10km walk is held on Saturday, February 21st, 2015, and provides participants the opportunity to experience a hint of the challenges faced by those experiencing homelessn...more info

Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Feb 21, 2015
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Name:Sarah Poole
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 18, 2015 to Feb 22, 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 18, 2015
End:Feb 22, 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 21, 2015

Parksville Uncorked 2015. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs from all over British Columbia.

Now, celebrating its 7th year, Parksville Uncorked continues to grow into one of Vancouver Islands most popular signature events. The 2015 event will be another spectacular line up of succulent culinary offerings and glamorous grape galas.

Tickets may be purchased individually, or combined with accommodations for the ultimate Parksville Uncorked experience.more info

Category:Food
Date:Feb 21, 2015
Time:6:30pm
Address:181 Beachside Dr, Parksville, BC
Location:Beach Club Resort
Name:Parksville Uncorked 2015
Phone:1-888-760-2008
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 2015

Parksville Uncorked 2015. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs from all over British Columbia.

Now, celebrating its 7th year, Parksville Uncorked continues to grow into one of Vancouver Islands most popular signature events. The 2015 event will be another spectacular line up of succulent culinary offerings and glamorous grape galas.

Tickets may be purchased individually, or combined with accommodations for the ultimate Parksville Uncorked experience.more info

Category:Food
Date:Feb 21, 2015
Time:6:30pm
Address:1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Resort
Name:Parksville Uncorked 2015
Phone:1-888-760-2008
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 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 21, 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 15, 2015 to Feb 21, 2015

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