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Mar 6, 2016 to Mar 12, 2016
Mar 6, 2016
Mar 4, 2016 to Mar 6, 2016
BC Ladies & Mens Singles Lawn Bowling Tournament

This is an all island tournament sponsored by Bowls BC and top players from Victoria to Courtenay will be coming to Qualicum to compete. QBLBC encourages the community to visit our club over the weekend to watch indoor lawn bowling at its best.
Category:Sports
Start:Mar 4, 2016
End:Mar 6, 2016
Time:9:00am - 8:00pm
Address:665 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:Spectators free
Name:Meryl Yates
Phone:250-586-3733
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 6, 2016
International Women's Day

In support of Haven Society and hosted by MLA Michelle Stilwell, enjoy brunch, great company and outstanding women speakers who will inspire and empower.

Three inspiring women from Vancouver Island share their stories of how they #MakeItHappen in their personal and professional life. From a comeback after a life-altering injury, validation and strength after a lifelong struggle with self-image and doubt or risking to lose everything with a leap of faith to give loved ones a chance for a better life, these women will inspire guests to ask themselves: How are you...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Mar 6, 2016
Time:10:00am - 12:30pm
Address:1155 Resort Dr, Parksville, BC
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Conference Centre
Cost:$40
Name:Krista
Phone:250-248-2072
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 6, 2016
Music on Sunday featuring Hugues Leclère at The Old School House Arts Centre

An outstanding interpreter of Debussy, Ravel and their contemporaries, the French pianist Hugues Leclère teaches at the Royal Brussels Conservatory and has performed in the USA, Canada, Japan, China, Thailand, France, Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Today's program will focus on compositions by Claude Debussy.

All concerts: 2:30 to 4:30pm Admission: $13.00 (Members) $16.00 (Non-members). Plan ahead! View the floor plan and select your seats.
Category:Music
Date:Mar 6, 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
 
Mar 6, 2016
Parksville Lion's and Save On Foods Free Family Skate

March 6th will be the last free family skate of the season. Join us on Sunday March 6th from 12:15 to 1:45 pm at Oceanside Place Arena. Thank you to Parksville Lion's and Save-on-Foods for your continued community support. 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:Mar 6, 2016
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 6, 2016
Spring Sundays at VIUSpring Sundays at VIU's Milner Gardens & Woodland

Enjoy the early Spring bulbs on Sundays between February 14th and March 20th. The Garden will be open 11:00am to 3:30pm with the last entry at 3:00pm. The Tea Room will open at 11:00am with the last seating at 3:00pm for soup and scones.

Admission adults $5.25, students $3.25 includes tax, children 12 and under free admission accompanied by an adult. Milner Gardens ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Mar 6, 2016
Time:11:00am - 3:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:adults $5.25, students $3.25, children 12 and under free
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 6, 2016
Tidesmen Barbershop Concert

After selling out their last show here at the MAC, the popular Tidesmen Chorus are back again! Sunday, March 6 2016 - doors open at 1:30pm with performance at 2:00pm.

Tickets: $15.00 and $12.00 for OCAC Members. Pre-sale of tickets available at the McMillan Arts Centre, (133 McMillan Street, Parksville. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm.) and at Cranky Dog Music in Parksville, (154 Morison Ave). Any remaining tickets sold at door.

The Tidesmen of Vancouver Island have been entertaining audiences since 1973 with first class Barbershop Harmony. They are cu...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 6, 2016
Time:1:30pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (the MAC)
Cost:$15 ($12 for Members)
Name:Madeleine
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 8, 2016
Mar 8, 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, March 8th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. 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:Mar 8, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2016
How to Teach Your Kids about Money

Would you like to have a better understanding of the challenges involved in raising money-smart kids? Attend this session and obtain information and tips to raise kids who are financially independent and responsible.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Mar 8, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:494 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Family Place Technology Learning Centre
Name:Heidi
Phone:250-947-8252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2016
Refuge - Where is Home? Lecture SeriesRefuge - Where is Home? Lecture Series

Knox Church 345 Pym, Parksville. Tuesdays, Feb. 16 – March 15.

Cost: $8 each or 5 for $35 – bring a Bag Lunch - Tickets/Info: 250-248-3927. Visit: www.kucparksville.ca

On March 8th, three speakers will present “Education: Opening Doors to a New Home in Canada,” drawing attention to encouraging female refugee students to seek higher education and providing support for this to happen.

Hamdi Awe...more info
Category:Other
Date:Mar 8, 2016
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$8
Name:Beth Brown
Phone: 250-248-3927
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2016
Due to the rain and tides, next Tuesday will see a return trip to the Little Qualicum River Estuary. Meet at Parksville Community Park at the Lions Club Kids Playground Parking lot at 9:00 a.m. or at the Brant viewing platform in north Qualicum Beach at about 9:15 a.m.

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:Mar 8, 2016
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 10, 2016
Mar 10, 2016
X-treme Karaoke at the Upper Deck

Luck of the Irish! X-treme Karaoke on St. Patrick's Day. Starting Thursdays: March 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st at 8:30pm @ the UPPER DECK, Quality Resort Bayside, 240 Dogwood St. Check out our daily specials, we hope to see you soon!
Category:Music
Date:Mar 10, 2016
Time:8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Phone:250-248-8333
Mar 12, 2016
Mar 12, 2016
Calving Festival & Robotic Milker Demo

Join us at Morningstar Farm for the 10th annual Calving Festival and the grand unveiling of our new Robotic Milker! We put the Island's oldest functioning milking parlour into retirement two months ago and now we'd love to show you our brand new robotic system!

Bring the family and enjoy a wagon ride tour, farm-themed games, and cheese & wine tastings.
Category:Food
Date:Mar 12, 2016
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:403 Lowrys Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and MooBerry Winery
Phone:250-954-3981
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 12, 2016
Material Girls Fabric and Yarn Sale

Calling all 'Material Girls' and knitters... to the first Oceanside Grandmothers event of 2016! Come and visit our Fabric and Yarn Sale for a great selection of inexpensive fabric, yarn, wool, books, patterns, notions, machines and accessories. The sale will be held at Knox United Church, 345 Pym Street, Parksville on Saturday, March 12th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Parking is plentiful. Admission is free. Net proceeds will go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers Campaign.

We welcome donations of material [no sample books please], yarn, notion...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Mar 12, 2016
Time:9:00am - 3:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Name:Kathy Grand
Phone:250-752-1296
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 12, 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:Mar 12, 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
 
Mar 12, 2016
Errington%20Hall%20Concert%20SeriesVan Django in Concert at the Errington Hall

Van Django performs swing jazz. Van Django's music is punchy, driving and rhythmically inventive, combining a wealth of musical influences while maintaining their roots in the gypsy jazz made famous by the 1930's Quintet of the Hot Club of France. Tickets at Errington General Store, Cranky Dog Music, and Heaven on Earth.

Live music is alive and well at the Errington Hall this coming season. We...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 12, 2016
Time:8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Mar 6, 2016 to Mar 12, 2016

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