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Feb 7, 2016 to Feb 13, 2016
Feb 7, 2016
Feb 7, 2016
Parksville Lion's and Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

Free family skating every Sunday from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. February 7, 14, 21, and 28th at Oceanside Place Arena courtesy of Parksville Lion's and Save-on-Foods. Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19 years or older.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 7, 2016
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
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Feb 7, 2016
Music of JoyMusic of Joy is a group of diverse cultural backgrounds. Some of us have studied Indian Classical music, others have a background in Western Classical. What brings us together is our love of the Middle Eastern Qawwali and the Indian Bhajans whose strong rhythms are carried by Tabla and Dholak. We traveled India to find inspiration in the music of the villages and have performed on stages of Canada and Europe.

The concert is dedicated to Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi who...more info
Category:Music
Date:Feb 7, 2016
Time:4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:By Donation
Name:Inge Morrissey
Phone:250-954-5040
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 7, 2016
Music on Sunday featuring Avan Yu at The Old School House Arts Centre

We are excited to once again check in on the stellar career progress of one of the world's finest young concert pianists, currently based in Berlin. "...profound communion between pianist and composer" (Neville Cohn, West Australian) "...exquisite sensibility, control of instrumental demands and, above all, his easy and close to miraculous naturalness." (Julio Garcia Casas, Seville) The program will include works by Couperin, Schumann and Ravel.

All concerts: 2:30 to 4:30pm Admission: $13.00 (Members) $16.00 (Non-memb...more info
Category:Music
Date:Feb 7, 2016
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:$16
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 8, 2016
Feb 8, 2016
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 8th. Free admission to both of these events is courtesy of Quality Foods.

Free Family Swim from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Free Family Skate from 1:00pm to 5:00pm - Michelle Stilwell, MLA, will provide hot chocolate and cookies for you to enjoy from 2-4pm.

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:Family & Children
Date:Feb 8, 2016
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 8, 2016
Coombs Fair Family DayCoombs Fair Family Day

The Coombs Fair Invites you to join us for our annual Family Day Celebration. All activities will be indoors, and free, with heritage demos, crafts & games for kids of all ages. Free Hot Dogs, Popcorn & Coffee or Tea (while supplies last!)

Activities & Displays will include: Children's Garden Railway, Hamilton Hobby Farm, Sheep Treasure Hunt, Butter Churning, 4H Demos, Kids Games and Crafts, Family Photo Booth, and m...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 8, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Arrowsmith Hall, Coombs Fairgrounds
Name:Debbie Adkins
Phone:250-248-8724
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 9, 2016
Feb 9, 2016
Dad's Night Out: Free Skate Night

Dads, bring the kids to Oceanside Place Arena and enjoy a free skate together on the pond Tuesday, February 9th from 6:30 to 7:30pm. This free skate is sponsored by our partners at Building Learning Together.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 9, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2016
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.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Feb 9, 2016
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 11, 2016
Feb 11, 2016
All%20generations%20like%20crafts%21Family Night at Munchkinland

Join us at Munchkinland and Stone Soup Kitchen to celebrate your family as you join us in an evening of play, crafts, songs and a bedtime snack. Free for children 0-6 years old and their family and/or caregivers.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 11, 2016
Time:6:00pm
Address:495 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Munchkinland at Family Place
Name:Heidi
Phone:250-947-8252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 12, 2016
Feb 12, 2016
Jazz at the MAC - The Jon Miller Quartet

Hailing from Victoria BC, this quartet has been making waves on the BC jazz scene in 2015 both for its engaging live performances and for the depth and variety of its original compositions. Their new CD, "Three Days in Winter" was recorded in February 2015 and features nine original jazz compositions by band members Miller, Rob Cheramy, Monik Nordine and James Young. It's been charting in the top 10 on Earshot Jazz charts for programming across Canada for 19 weeks and has been played on CBC Vancouver's Jazz programme "Hot Air".

The group plays pr...more info
Category:Music
Date:Feb 12, 2016
Time:6:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$15 ($12 for Members)
Name:Madeleine
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 12, 2016
Live Music with Easy Street at Smoke N WaterLive Music with Easy Street at Smoke N Water

Annie Handley and Dave Devindisch are multi-instrumentalists who have teamed together and are playing songs from the 1940's to the current songs of today in their own fun jazzy style.

From the first time you hear Annie's voice you will be drawn into her easy going smooth style and Dave's accompaniment on harmonies and upright bass guitar as well as his comedic MC-ing round out this dyna...more info
Category:Music
Date:Feb 12, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Cost:Free
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 13, 2016
Feb 13, 2016
Free Adoption Education SessionFree Adoption Education Session

Saturday, February 13, 2016
1:30pm to 4pm
Parksville Community & Conference Centre - Maples Room

CHOICES Adoption & Counselling, a BC licensed adoption agency will be hosting a free information session with the purpose to give people a general idea of the adoption process and to answer any questions you may have. We will discuss the entire process, the requirements and the steps involved, and we will ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 13, 2016
Time:1:30pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre - Maples Room
Name:Robin
Phone:250-479-9811
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 13, 2016
Live Music with Loose Change at Smoke N Water

A whole lot of fun. Rock, Country and Blues. Bring your dancin' shoes along!

Find them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/theloosechangebandVick/
Category:Music
Date:Feb 13, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 13, 2016
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

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.

Savour fres...more info
Category:Market
Date:Feb 13, 2016
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Name:Mimi Shewchuk
Phone:1-844-843-7236
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 13, 2016
Saturday Breakfast Club at Munchkinland

Can't make it to our weekday programs? Join us on Saturdays for songs, stories and breakfast!

9:30 to 11:30 am
Jan 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 5

This program is a FREE program for pre-school children aged 0-6 and their caregivers.

As space is limited, please register by phone 250-947-8252, email or online www.oblt.ca/bc
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 13, 2016
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:495 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Munchkinland at Family Place
Name:Heidi
Phone:250-947-8252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Feb 7, 2016 to Feb 13, 2016

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