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Feb 21, 2016 to Feb 27, 2016
Feb 21, 2016
Feb 21, 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 21, 2016
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 2016
Music on Sunday featuring May Ling Kwok at The Old School House Arts Centre

It has been too long since this internationally active performer, teacher and adjudicator last graced our series with her masterful playing. Ms. Kwok, who is on the piano faculty of both the University of Victoria and the Victoria Conservatory, will perform works by Mozart and Schumann

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:Feb 21, 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 21, 2016
Oceanside Squeezers - Monthly Squeeze Accordion GroupA not-for-profit group of accordion players and enthusiasts with a variety of skills and ambitions in a fun, free, sharing, inclusive, transparent, crazy, experimental, openness, respectful, entertaining, constant improvement and learning group called "Oceanside Squeezers".

Group set to meet the third Sunday of every month until their bellows run out of air!
Category:Music
Date:Feb 21, 2016
Time:2:00pm
Address:4830 Faye Rd, Bowser, BC
Location:Bowser Elementary School
Name:Court Brooker
Phone:250-752-7489
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 18, 2016 to Feb 21, 2016
Parksville Uncorked 2016Parksville Uncorked 2016

It's an Experience: Parksville Uncorked 8th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival

From wine or beer newbie to seasoned palate, you'll enjoy tastings, featured wine dinners, and bubbly brunches. 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 8th year, Parksville Uncork...more info
Category:Food
Start:Feb 18, 2016
End:Feb 21, 2016
Location:The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Name:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Phone:250-248-2072
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 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:Feb 21, 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
Feb 22, 2016
Feb 22, 2016
Pro D day Swim at Ravening

School is out for the day so stay active at the Pro D Day swim at Ravensong Aquatic Centre on Monday February 22 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. Reduced rate.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view swim and skate schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 22, 2016
Time:1:30pm - 2:30pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Reduced Rate
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 22, 2016
School's Out Everyone Welcome Skate

School is out but skating is in at Oceanside Place Arena on Monday February 22nd 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:Family & Children
Date:Feb 22, 2016
Time:1:30pm - 3:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 22, 2016
Youth Red Cross Emergency First Aid with AED/CPR 14-18yrs

This course teaches injury prevention, safety education, CPR, automated external defibrillation and first aid skills for common emergencies. Monday, February 22 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $81.95.

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 22, 2016
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$82
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 23, 2016
Feb 23, 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
Category:Other
Date:Feb 23, 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
 
Feb 23, 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 23, 2016
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 24, 2016
Feb 24, 2016
Whalebone Theatre Presents Little Shop of HorrorsWhalebone Theatre Presents Little Shop of Horrors

"The Ballenas Secondary School Musical Theatre’s annual spring production has everything an audience could want in a musical: a lovestruck couple, singers and dancers, a psychotic dentist and power tools." J.R. Rardon/PQB NEWS

Ballenas' Whalebone Theatre fields a cast of nearly 40 students for their rendition of the off-Broadway cult classic Little Shop of Horrors, a comedy h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 24, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:135 N Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Ballenas Secondary School
Cost:$10
Feb 25, 2016
Feb 25, 2016
BobbieBobbie's Comedy Night

Three funny Comedians. David Bruce as your MC, featuring Little Cory and your Headliner, Sean Proudlove.

Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. Food and drinks available. (food from 6pm-7pm)

Tickets available at the Quality Resort Bayside, Soak Essentials, and Island Highlander (at the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market).
Category:Other
Date:Feb 25, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:$20
Name:Bobbie Garnons-Williams
Phone:250-240-1233
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 25, 2016
Whalebone Theatre Presents Little Shop of HorrorsWhalebone Theatre Presents Little Shop of Horrors

"The Ballenas Secondary School Musical Theatre’s annual spring production has everything an audience could want in a musical: a lovestruck couple, singers and dancers, a psychotic dentist and power tools." J.R. Rardon/PQB NEWS

Ballenas' Whalebone Theatre fields a cast of nearly 40 students for their rendition of the off-Broadway cult classic Little Shop of Horrors, a comedy h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 25, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:135 N Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Ballenas Secondary School
Cost:$10
Feb 26, 2016
Feb 26, 2016
Nico Rhodes Jazz Trio concert

Nico Rhodes has been developing a very big reputation as a jazz pianist here on Vancouver Island. A very versatile musician, he has written music for the Vancouver Island Symphony.

This concert by Nico's trio will include James Mcrae on drums, and Sean Drabit on Bass. The widely varied program will include music from Oscar Peterson to Chopin.

Advance tickets: The Mulberry Bush Bookstore - (250) 248-1193; 102 280 Island Hwy. E (Beside Thrifty's)
Category:Music
Date:Feb 26, 2016
Time:7:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:St. Edmund's Anglican Church
Cost:adults: $15.00, seniors: $10.00, under 12 free
Name:Dave Klinger
Phone:250-947-9755
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 2016
Tales for the Telling - The Game's Afoot: Stories from Sherlock Holmes featuring Kathie Kompass and Mary Wiggin.

Step out of the shadows and plunge into the fog-dampened streets of Holmesian London. Holmes' very existence is threatened, but Watson is determined to help his dear friend in any way he can. This program was presented last season to rave reviews at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Don't miss this opportunity to hear this first class storytelling performance right here in Oceanside!

Tickets are available at the door, at the McMillan Arts Centre or on-line from Eventbrit...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 26, 2016
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$12
Name:Marva Blackmore
Phone:250-594-3221
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 2016
Whalebone Theatre Presents Little Shop of HorrorsWhalebone Theatre Presents Little Shop of Horrors

"The Ballenas Secondary School Musical Theatre’s annual spring production has everything an audience could want in a musical: a lovestruck couple, singers and dancers, a psychotic dentist and power tools." J.R. Rardon/PQB NEWS

Ballenas' Whalebone Theatre fields a cast of nearly 40 students for their rendition of the off-Broadway cult classic Little Shop of Horrors, a comedy h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 26, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:135 N Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Ballenas Secondary School
Cost:$10
Feb 27, 2016
Feb 27, 2016
Lego Skate

This skate is all about Lego. You will create and build both on and off the ice. Take part on Saturday, February 27th at the Everyone Welcome skate from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at Oceanside Place Arena. Regular Admission.

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 27, 2016
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2016
Live Music with Seacruze at Smoke N Water

Playing the best of Jazz, Latin, Pop & Rock.
Category:Music
Date:Feb 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Red Cross AED/CPR C 14yrs+

Save a life... when only seconds count. Get trained. This course is required for lifeguards and Health Care Professionals. Topics covered are CPR and blocked airways for adults, children and infants as well as an introduction to automated external defibrillators. Qualicum Commons Saturday, February 27 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, cost is $71.

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 27, 2016
Time:9:00am - 3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$71
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2016
Red Cross Emergency First Aid with AED/CPR 14yrs+

This course is designed to teach people about injury prevention. Home hazards, safety education, CPR, automated external defibrillation and first aid skills for common emergencies are all covered. Retraining is recommended every 3 years. Qualicum Commons on Saturday, February 27 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, cost is $84.40.

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 27, 2016
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$84
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 2016
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. Qualicum Commons two days, Saturday and Sunday, February 27 and 28 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $155.33.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Other
Date:Feb 27, 2016
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$155
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 27, 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 27, 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 21, 2016 to Feb 27, 2016

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