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Mar 8, 2015 to Mar 14, 2015
Mar 8, 2015
Mar 8, 2015

Brantastic Observation Tour 2 - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015Join Gary and Ronda Murdock of Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours from noon to 5 p.m. to view Brant geese and other seabirds from hot spots in Oceanside with field ornithologist and expert birder Christopher Stephens. Pre-register: $30 per person, call 250-248-3667 or e-mail mail@rainforestnaturehikes.com

Category:Wildlife
Date:Mar 8, 2015
Time:12:00pm
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2015

Advancing Women's Equality - A Free Public Forum with Federal Candidates in the new riding of Courtenay-Alberni. Parksville Community Conference Centre, Sunday, March 8, 2 PM. New Riding, New Community, New Ideas ~ Listen, Ask.

An election year celebration of International Women's Day, sponsored by CFUW Parksville-Qualicum (Canadian Federation of University Women).

Gord Johns (NDP), Glenn Sollitt (Green Party), Carrie Powell-Davidson (Liberal Party), and, his schedule in Parliament allowing, John Duncan (Conservative Party) will define the issues they see women a...more info

Category:Other
Date:Mar 8, 2015
Time:2:00pm
Address:132 East Jensen Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Name:Perry Perry
Phone:250-927-2717
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 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:Mar 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
 
Mar 8, 2015

Music on Sunday - Rick Scott and Andréa L'Heureux. March 8, 2:30 – 4:30 PM Admission: $16.00

Rick Scott is his own unique genre: an award winning singer, songwriter and actor, and Canada’s leading proponent of the Appalachian dulcimer. Rooted in folk and blues, inspired by Broadway musicals, Pete Seeger and Danny Kaye, his joyous mix of music, storytelling and humour has delighted audiences for 35 years in 9 countries. Rick will be joined by Nanaimo vocalist Andréa L’Heureux, whose beautiful and soulfully sincere voice heals the heart and uplifts the spirit.

Category:Music
Date:Mar 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
 
Mar 8, 2015

Music on Sunday - Singer/Songwriter Rick Scott. March 8, 2:30 – 4:30 PM Admission: $16.00

Singer/Songwriter Rick Scott with vocalist Andréa L’Heureux and pianist Nico Rhodes

Rick Scott is his own unique genre: an award winning singer, songwriter and actor, and Canada’s leading proponent of the Appalachian dulcimer. Rooted in folk and blues, inspired by Broadway musicals, Pete Seeger and Danny Kaye, his joyous mix of music, storytelling and humour has delighted audiences in 9 countries. Over the course of 35 years he has performed thousands of shows in schools,...more info

Category:Music
Date:Mar 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
 
Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Rick Marotz Photo Exhibit - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015. Rick Marotz will be exhibiting his photos of Brant geese and other birds at McMillan Arts Centre from March 4 to 28, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be on March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. with refreshments being served.

Category:Festival
Start:Mar 4, 2015
End:Mar 28, 2015
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 9, 2015
Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Rick Marotz Photo Exhibit - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015. Rick Marotz will be exhibiting his photos of Brant geese and other birds at McMillan Arts Centre from March 4 to 28, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be on March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. with refreshments being served.

Category:Festival
Start:Mar 4, 2015
End:Mar 28, 2015
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 10, 2015
Mar 10, 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:Mar 10, 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
 
Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Rick Marotz Photo Exhibit - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015. Rick Marotz will be exhibiting his photos of Brant geese and other birds at McMillan Arts Centre from March 4 to 28, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be on March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. with refreshments being served.

Category:Festival
Start:Mar 4, 2015
End:Mar 28, 2015
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 10, 2015
Tea by the Sea at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station. Reservations Required 250-740-6611

After two sold out Tea by the Sea events in December, we are back with new dates for High Tea throughout the spring. Enjoy a stunning view of Baynes Sound with tea and a delicious selection of sandwiches, pastries, and other goodies prepared by our chef. Tea also includes admission to the Station.

Tea is served every Tuesday March 3rd through to May 26th.
Category:Food
Date:Mar 10, 2015
Address:Chrome Point Road, Deep Bay, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$20
Phone:250-740-6611
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 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 March 10, 2015 will be going to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville. Meet at the Parksville Community Park playground parking lot at 9 a.m. or the main parking lot at Rathtrevor at about 9:10 a.m.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Mar 10, 2015
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-954-1928
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 11, 2015
Mar 11, 2015

Brant Wildlife Festival Herring Spawn/Wildlife Boat Tour. View birds and wildlife as well as hopefully herring spawn on a boat departing from VIU Deep Bay Marine Field Station. $100 per person. Space is limited so please pre-register by calling toll free 1-866-288-7878 or e-mail rrivers@naturetrust.bc.ca

Category:Wildlife
Date:Mar 11, 2015
Address:Crome Point Road, Deep Bay, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Rick Marotz Photo Exhibit - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015. Rick Marotz will be exhibiting his photos of Brant geese and other birds at McMillan Arts Centre from March 4 to 28, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be on March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. with refreshments being served.

Category:Festival
Start:Mar 4, 2015
End:Mar 28, 2015
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 12, 2015
Mar 12, 2015

Brant Wildlife Festival Spring Speaker Series. Dr. Richard Beamish is the second guest speaker in the Spring Speaker Series at Deep Bay based on The Sea Among Us book. His presentation is entitled The Strait of Georgia and its Fishes. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. and is $10 per person. A themed dinner beforehand begins at 5:30 p.m. and is $15 per person. Call 250-740-6611 to reserve.

Category:Festival
Date:Mar 12, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:Chrome Point Road, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:1-866-288-7878
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Rick Marotz Photo Exhibit - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015. Rick Marotz will be exhibiting his photos of Brant geese and other birds at McMillan Arts Centre from March 4 to 28, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be on March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. with refreshments being served.

Category:Festival
Start:Mar 4, 2015
End:Mar 28, 2015
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 13, 2015
Mar 13, 2015
See Emma Plant Live at Pacific Brimm
Category:Music
Date:Mar 13, 2015
Time:6:00pm
Address:123 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Pacific Brimm
 
Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Rick Marotz Photo Exhibit - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015. Rick Marotz will be exhibiting his photos of Brant geese and other birds at McMillan Arts Centre from March 4 to 28, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be on March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. with refreshments being served.

Category:Festival
Start:Mar 4, 2015
End:Mar 28, 2015
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 13, 2015

Come & bid on amazing items & you could win 2 nights stay at award winning Wya Resort Lodges in Ucluelet! Entry includes a glass or wine or beer & cheese & crackers and feel free to stay & enjoy dinner at Thalassas restaurant. Fundraiser for local Buddhist Meditation Centre offering meditation classes, day retreats, traditional Tibetan practices & grief support. Bids open at 4pm and close at 7pm you can take home your deals at 7:30pm! Pre sale Tickets $20 available at Heaven on Earth & Mystic Lotus. At the door $25.

Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Mar 13, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:469 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Thalassa Restaurant
Name:Penny
Phone:250-586-5882
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 14, 2015
Mar 14, 2015

Come join Bowser Seniors Housing Society and celebrate St. Paddy's. Our first Kitchen Ceilidh was a great success. Once again you will be able to dance and listen to the great music of Celtic Chaos and enjoy an Irish Dinner. We will also be holding a dessert auction. Tickets are $35.00 which includes dinner and are available from the Mulberry Bush Book Stores in Parksville and Qualicum and from Georgia Park Store and Salish Sea Market in Bowser. To reserve a table of 8 or 10, please call 250 757 8117. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Category:Other
Date:Mar 14, 2015
Time:6:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Eileen Beadle
Phone:250-757-8117
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 14, 2015

Bringing Rodeo back with Backstage Whiskey. A fundraiser to help bring rodeo events back to coombs. This dance is put on by Vancouver Island Western Heritage organization and features amazing New country band Backstage Whiskey. Tickets $15 and free camping available.

Category:Music
Date:Mar 14, 2015
Time:7:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Name:CHRCO
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 14, 2015

Brant Wildlife Festival Herring Spawn/Wildlife Boat Tour 2. View birds and wildlife as well as hopefully herring spawn from a boat departing from the Deep Bay Marine Field station. The morning tour is 10 a.m. to noon and the afternoon tour is 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Pre-register: $100 per person, call toll free 1-866-288-7878 or e-mail rrivers@naturetrust.bc.ca

Category:Wildlife
Date:Mar 14, 2015
Address:Chrome Point Road, Deep Bay, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 14, 2015
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketVisit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm, January through December and enjoy an incredible selection of fresh produce and locally produced goods. Our vendors make, bake, or grow the products they offer for sale.

Located at Memorial & Veterans Way in Qualicum Beach. Indoors starting Oct. 17th. Closed for the holidays, Dec 26th & Jan 2nd.
Category:Market
Date:Mar 14, 2015
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:Veteran's Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Veteran's Way at Memorial Avenue
Name:Mimi Shewchuk
Phone:1-844-843-7236
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 14, 2015 to Mar 16, 2015
Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR C 14yrs+. This is a 16 hour course that includes training in cardio pulmonary resuscitation level C, automated external defibrillation, injury prevention, first aid treatment of shock, bleeding, broken bones and more. This is a pre-requisite for National Lifeguard certification. Former Qualicum Beach Elementary School, two days, Saturday and Sunday, March 14 to 15 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, cost is $150.80. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Other
Start:Mar 14, 2015
End:Mar 16, 2015
Time:9:00am
Address:699 Claymore Rd, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Former Qualicum Beach Elementary School
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Rick Marotz Photo Exhibit - Brant Wildlife Festival 2015. Rick Marotz will be exhibiting his photos of Brant geese and other birds at McMillan Arts Centre from March 4 to 28, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be on March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. with refreshments being served.

Category:Festival
Start:Mar 4, 2015
End:Mar 28, 2015
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:604-924-9771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 14, 2015

Vintage Fashion Show and Tea. It seems Qualicum is a hot-bed of Vintage Fashion. On Saturday March 14th Merlyn Patten will be thrilling an audience with more of her amazing vintage gowns in “A Hundred Years of Fashion”. It’s going to be combined with a delicious tea at St. Stephen’s church at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Fresh and Fabulous Gifts and Flowers, 3-210 Second Avenue in Qualicum. All proceeds will be going to support YoungLife in Qualicum Beach.

Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Mar 14, 2015
Time:2:00pm
Address:150 Village Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:St. Stephen's United Church
Name:Douglas Lochhead
Phone:250-927-8852
Email:Send Email

Mar 8, 2015 to Mar 14, 2015

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