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Feb 22, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015
Feb 22, 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 22, 2015
NL Precert/Recert 16yrs+. This one day recertification is mandatory to keep your National Lifeguard certification current. Although not a requirement, the BC & Yukon Branch NLS Committee highly recommends that candidates attend an NL Precert to promote professional development and success. Prerequisites: Proof of a NL pool option award, proof of a CPR C award (current certification for both awards is recommended). Ravensong Aquatic Centre. Sunday, February 22 from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, cost is $115. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs o...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2015

Music on Sunday - The Charlie Porter Quartet. February 22, 2:30 – 4:30 PM Admission: $16.00

Now based in Washington's San Juan Islands Charlie has toured throughout most of the United States and abroad in Europe, Asia, the Baltic States, the Middle East and Africa as both a bandleader and as a sideman with musicians such as Joe Zawinul & Paquito D'Rivera. He holds a Bachelor's degree from The Juilliard School in classical trumpet performance and a Master's degree from Manhattan School of Music in jazz performance and was the first ever to be awarded 1st Prize in the U....more info

Category:Music
Date:Feb 22, 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 22, 2015

North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre 30th Anniversary Video Presentation - Premier viewing of NIWRA's full length feature film depicting the centre's work with wildlife. "WELL TO WILDERNESS" held on February 22, 2015 - 2 pm at the Parksville Chrysler Centre. Entrance by donation. DVD of the film will be available for sale as well as silent auction items.

Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Feb 22, 2015
Time:2:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Name:Sylvia Campbell
Phone:250-248-9534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 22, 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 22, 2015
Time:7:30am
Location:Beach Club Resort & Tigh-Na-Mara Resort
Name:Parksville Uncorked 2015
Phone:1-888-760-2008
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 23, 2015
Feb 23, 2015

Lifetree Cafe - Topic: Make a Difference Now!. Every Monday @ 7 pm. It is an hour of stories and conversation to feed your soul. Free event with coffee, tea and snacks provided. Topics change every week. Check out Lifetree Cafe website for the topic of the week and a preview.

Category:Other
Date:Feb 23, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:795 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Name:Rhonda Kelman
Phone:250-248-6644
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 24, 2015
Feb 24, 2015

Knox Spring Lecture Series 2015 - Who Is My Neighbour? Breaking Down Barriers

Tuesdays, Feb 24 - Mar 24. 11:30 - Lunch / 12-1 - Lecture. $10/lecture / $40/5-wk Pass. Available At The Door.

2/24 | Dr Ghazi Farooq
Retired Un Official
Islam And The Declaration
Of Human Rights

3/03 | Jacob Gair
Local School Trustee At 20 Yrs Of Age
Valuing Our Youth

3/10 | Julianne Kasmer
Chaplain, Our Place Society
My Neighbour On The Street: Breaking Down Barriers
Around Poverty

3/17 | S...more info

Category:Other
Date:Feb 24, 2015
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Name:Knox United Church
Phone:250-586-7080
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 24, 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 24, 2015 will be going to the Little Qualicum River Fish Hatchery. Meet at the Parksville Community Park playground parking lot at 9 a.m. or the Hatchery parking lot off Claymore Rd (off Laburnum Rd) in Qualicum Beach at 9:15 a.m.

Category:Wildlife
Date:Feb 24, 2015
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-954-1928
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 24, 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 24, 2015 will be going to the Little Qualicum River Fish Hatchery. Meet at the Parksville Community Park playground parking lot at 9 a.m. or the Hatchery parking lot off Claymore Rd (off Laburnum Rd) in Qualicum Beach at 9:15 a.m.

Category:Wildlife
Date:Feb 24, 2015
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-954-1928
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 25, 2015
Feb 25, 2015 to Mar 1, 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 25, 2015
End:Mar 1, 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 25, 2015
Sno Cone Swim. Join the Ravensong Aquatic Centre lifeguards on Wednesday February 25 for fun in the pool and a tasty sno cone treat! Everyone welcome swim from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Regular admission. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view swim and skate schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Feb 25, 2015
Time:6:30pm
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 26, 2015
Feb 26, 2015

Body Smart: From Child to Teen. This workshop is from 6-8 p.m. The investment per family is $20.00.

When parents and caregivers talk openly and honestly about sexuality, children and teenagers will have the comfort, knowledge and support they need to achieve healthy sexual lives.

Puberty can be a scary and challenging time. As a parent/guardian, you have the unique opportunity to make puberty an exciting right of passage for your child/children.

With fun, meaningful and hands-on activities, our children can learn to be open and confident with these sensitiv...more info

Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 26, 2015
Address:132 East Jensen Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Name:Kerri Isham
Phone:250-585-1605
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2015 to Mar 1, 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 25, 2015
End:Mar 1, 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 26, 2015

Smoke 'N Water Murder Mystery Dinner. A look back in time to the 50's a time of Hot Cars, Great Music, Wild Dancing, Harried Housewives, and Crusty Old Husbands... Come Solve the Mystery and Win the Prize! Enjoy a fabulous 3 Course Dinner and all the fun, mayhem, and mystery for only $59 pp. Smoke 'N Water Restaurant at Pacific Shores Resort. Tickets available at Smoke 'N Water Restaurant.

Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 26, 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 27, 2015
Feb 27, 2015 to Feb 28, 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 27, 2015
End:Feb 28, 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 25, 2015 to Mar 1, 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 25, 2015
End:Mar 1, 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 27, 2015

Tales for the Telling takes place on the fourth Friday of the month from October to May at 7:30 p.m. The doors open at 7:00 and tickets are $12 at the door / $10 for OCAC members. Advance tickets are available at the McMillan Arts Centre.

November 28, 2014 - Turn Your Radio On: Your Favourite Gospel Music in Story and Song

January 23, 2015 - The Trials of Odysseus with Laurie Hutchinson and Mary Gavan

February 27, 2015 - Tohio! African Hut Stories: Comfort Ero

March 27, 2015 - Stories from aTla-o-qui-aht First Nation Storyteller: Gisele Martinmore info

Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 27, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Marva Blackmore
Phone:250-594-3221
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 28, 2015
Feb 27, 2015 to Feb 28, 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 27, 2015
End:Feb 28, 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 28, 2015

Kick off the 25th anniversary of the Brant Wildlife Festival with the Opening Gala Fundraiser on Feb. 28 at the Parksville Community & Conference Centre from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Hosted by Arbutus Events, you can enjoy live music by Victoria’s Towers & Trees (https://www.facebook.com/towersandtrees) and Edmonton’s Royal Tusk (https://www.facebook.com/royaltusk), and a silent auction.

Get your tickets now at $20 a person until Jan. 31 ($25 after) at arbutus events (http://www.eventbrite.ca/o/arbutus-events-7774423667?s=32148662), Soak Essentials, ReVived Vintage in...more info

Category:Festival
Date:Feb 28, 2015
Time:4:00pm
Address:132 East Jensen Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2015 to Mar 1, 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 25, 2015
End:Mar 1, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Reggae Night Beach Party feat. House of David Gang. A great Reggae band from Toronto performing a Bob Marley tribute with other featured acts. Bring a sleeping bag and sleep in the hall or bring your RV/Camper and enjoy our beautiful camping space. Doors open at 7pm. Music 8:30- whenever. Jamaican food at the concession.

Tickets are selling fast. You can call 250-927-4457 for pre pre-sale tickets or get them at Coombs General Store, Cranky Dog Music in Parksville, Cruisers Grille in Whiskey Creek, Arbutus Music in Nanaimo or Alberni Colour in Port Alberni. Tickets are $20 in adv...more info

Category:Music
Start:Feb 28, 2015
End:Mar 1, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Name:CHRCO - Coombs Hilliers Recreational Community Orga
Phone:250-927-2747
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 28, 2015

Sunny, Honey and Wild Bill. Kickin' Country to Roots Rock and Rockabilly. Contemporary to Traditional. "Kick your Boots Up Country!" www.facebook.com/pages/Sunny-Honey-Wild-Bill/

Category:Music
Date:Feb 28, 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 22, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

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