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Apr 10, 2016 to Apr 16, 2016
Apr 10, 2016
Apr 10, 2016
2 Step Energy Balance Workshop2 Step Energy Balance Workshop

Do you need to increase your Energy?
Do you want to expand your self-awareness?

In this 2 step workshop you will learn strategies that will empower you to make these positive changes in your life!

Sunday, April 10: Energy Balance - Vertical Field
Sunday, April 17: Energy Balance - Horizontal Field

Cost: $149 (Includes the Flower Essence Repertory Book). Register: permelia@vibrationalhealing.ca or call...more info
Category:Other
Date:Apr 10, 2016
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2nd Floor, 141 Memorial Avenue, Parksville, BC
Cost:$149
Name:Permelia Parham
Phone:250-240-2656
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2016
Coombs Farmers' Institute 38th Annual Farm Auction

Viewing Starts at 10:00am - auction starts at 11:00am. Machinery and Farm Implements; Livestock and Poultry; Quality Small Items. Lunch Available at the 4H Concession.

No Buyers Fee. Quality working farm related consignments accepted prior to the sale. This will be a quality sale where consignors bringing good items can expect to get good prices.

For More Information Contact: Janet Thony, President or Glen Hersley, Auctioneer 250-738-0888 250-468-7030

Proceeds Support Annual Scholarships.
Category:Other
Date:Apr 10, 2016
Time:10:00am
Address:1014 Ford Rd, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Name:Janet Thony
Phone:250-738-0888
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 10, 2016
Brantastic Observations Tour - Brant Wildlife Festival

Join Gary and Ronda Murdock of Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours to view Brant geese and other seabirds from hot spots in Oceanside with field ornithologist Christopher Stephens. $20 per person (transportation not included).

Register by calling 250-248-3667 or mail@rainforestnaturehikes.com
Category:Wildlife
Date:Apr 10, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost:$20
Name:Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours
Phone:250-248-3667
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2016
Music on Sunday featuring Eugene Skovorodnikov and Anna Vavilova at The Old School House Arts Centre

These two outstanding, internationally esteemed concert pianists and teachers who entranced us with their four hands one piano recital last year have kindly agreed to participate in our winter solo piano feature by performing solo compositions in each half of today's concert. The two composers represented will be Schumann and Brahms.

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:Apr 10, 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
 
Apr 10, 2016
Oceanside Concert Band Spring Concert

Back again... Bigger and Better. The Oceanside Concert Band will be performing their annual Spring Concert for the public.

Prospective new members are also invited to come and hear the band.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 10, 2016
Time:2:30pm
Address:345 Pym St., Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:Adults $15, Students $5, Under 12 free
Name:Gordon Elliot
Phone:250-586-9388
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2016
Our Lives in Colour - Speaker SeriesOur Lives in Colour - Speaker Series

A collaboration between VIU ElderCollege and Canadian Federation of University of Women: Parksville-Qualicum.

In every society throughout history, colour has been used to identify, to distinguish, to decorate and to adorn; in short, to enhance our lives. This "colourful" talk will look at how we perceive colour, how we use colour and what makes something coloured. This presentation will be followed by...more info
Category:Other
Date:Apr 10, 2016
Time:2:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, East Hall
Cost:$10 cash per person at the door
Name:Caitlin
Phone:1-866-734-6252
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 9, 2016 to Apr 10, 2016

Learn more about the 2017 Pacific Brant Carving & Art Show.



Pacific Brant Carving & Art Show - Brant Wildlife Festival

View the outstanding carvings and artwork in this show hosted by the Vancouver Island Woodcarvers Club at the Parksville Community & Conference Centre. $5 admission.
Category:Art
Start:Apr 9, 2016
End:Apr 10, 2016
Time:10am - 5pm, Apr.9 & 10am - 4pm Apr. 10
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Cost:$5
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:1-866-288-7878
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2016
Second%20Sunday%20MarketSecond Sunday Market

Once a Month on the Second Sunday of Every Month, from 8 am - 1:00 pm. Meet your friends and enjoy a morning of food, wine, goodies, live music, and shopping. Over 60 vendors with everything from many unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade items to vintage collectibles, tools and household goods.

We are located only 10 min North of Qualicum Beach Just off the Old Island Hwy 19A on Lions Way - Turn across from the Sand Bar Cafe. Check o...more info
Category:Market
Date:Apr 10, 2016
Time:8:00am - 1:00pm
Address:240 Lion's Way, Bowser, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Wendy Kingwill
Phone:250-757-8172
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 10, 2016
Vancouver Island Opera Recital Series - Nikolai Maloff

Enjoy an afternoon of music with Nikolai Maloff and friends performing music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 10, 2016
Time:3:00pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (the MAC)
Name:Lucille Thompson
Phone:250-594-5324
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 8, 2016 to Apr 10, 2016

Vancouver Island RV Show & Sale at Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre. Admission: $5.00 for weekend wristband. Cash only, no debit or credit, no ATM on site. Children Free - Under 18 accompanied by an Adult. Special 2 for 1 after 6pm on Friday.

New this year - Consumer Seminars!

Vancouver Island Food Truck Association vendors on site include: Extreme Eatz, Pickled Carrot, and Bees Knees Donuts.

No Pets - Only service animals are permitted inside the facility.

Parking: Free
Category:Exhibition
Start:Apr 8, 2016
End:Apr 10, 2016
Time:10:00am
Address:1515 East Island Highway, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre
Cost:$5
Name:RVDA of BC
Phone:604-575-3868
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 12, 2016
Apr 12, 2016 to Apr 13, 2016
Free Health Presentations

Join us for free Health Presentations on topics that are important to you and your family.

Advances in Medical Imaging - April 12 1pm - 2:30pm
Staying Healthy in the Sandwich Generation (How to care for yourself as you care for others) - April 12 6:30pm - 8pm
Depression and Low Moods in Elders - Signs, Symptoms, and resources for seniors and their families - April 13 1pm - 2:30pm

Seating is limited. Please call 250 947 8212 to reserve or register via online link at https://www.nanaimohospitalfoundation.com/learn-for-life.html
Category:Other
Start:Apr 12, 2016
End:Apr 13, 2016
Time:
Address:132 East Jensen Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Name:Lorrie Mohl
Phone:250-951-9587
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 12, 2016
The Tuesday bird walk will be going to Springwood Park in Parksville. Meet at the parking lot near the Lions Club Kids playground at 9:00 a.m. or at the west end of Despard Avenue at about 9:10 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:Apr 12, 2016
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 13, 2016
Apr 13, 2016
22nd Annual KSS Premiere Performance22nd Annual KSS Premiere Performance

The KSS fine arts society is pleased to announce their 22nd Annual Premiere Performance will be held for one evening only at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. This is a unique opportunity for the community at large to experience the high calibre of performance and exhibition that the KSS fine arts students offer while touring, performng and exhibiting at various locales throughout BC and further afield. ...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Apr 13, 2016
Time:6:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$10
Name:Ian Lindsay
Phone:250-248-1071
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 12, 2016 to Apr 13, 2016
Free Health Presentations

Join us for free Health Presentations on topics that are important to you and your family.

Advances in Medical Imaging - April 12 1pm - 2:30pm
Staying Healthy in the Sandwich Generation (How to care for yourself as you care for others) - April 12 6:30pm - 8pm
Depression and Low Moods in Elders - Signs, Symptoms, and resources for seniors and their families - April 13 1pm - 2:30pm

Seating is limited. Please call 250 947 8212 to reserve or register via online link at https://www.nanaimohospitalfoundation.com/learn-for-life.html
Category:Other
Start:Apr 12, 2016
End:Apr 13, 2016
Time:
Address:132 East Jensen Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Name:Lorrie Mohl
Phone:250-951-9587
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 14, 2016
Apr 14, 2016
Are you looking for work? The Career Centre is once again hosting a Hiring Fair!

Over 34 employers, education providers and community partners are ready to meet you face to face. Bring your updated resume and winning smile. Many individuals have found employment through attending the Hiring Fair, so don't miss out on this excellent opportunity!

Interested in employment with Island Health? Island Health will be holding an Information Session prior to the Hiring Fair from 10-11:30 am. Registration is required so please call 250.248.3205 to hold space for you to attend.

Not sure how to ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Apr 14, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:132 East Jensen Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community & Conference Centre
Name:Lori Koop
Phone:250-248-3205 Ext. 232
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 15, 2016
Apr 15, 2016 to May 20, 2016
10th Annual Golden Shoe Hunt

Take some time to explore these treasures. Clues for the shoe locations will be posted weekly to rdn.bc.ca/goldenshoe, RDN Facebook and RDN Twitter until May 20th. All six shoes will remain in their hiding places until after the May long weekend, so there is plenty of time to find them all.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Apr 15, 2016
End:May 20, 2016
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 15, 2016
10th Annual Golden Shoe Hunt

Join us again to find the Golden shoe that will be hidden in RDN parks this Spring. Clues for the shoe locations will be posted weekly to rdn.bc.ca/recreation, RDN Facebook and RDN Twitter starting Friday, April 15.
Category:Other
Date:Apr 15, 2016
Phone:250-248-3252
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 15, 2016
'A Northern Tapestry' Multimedia Concert

A multi-media concert starring former TV host and performer, Geoff Noble with over 400 stunning images of Canada's landscape, wildlife and peoples. Accompanied by accomplished actor and playwright, Susan Shillingford presenting a rich diversity of readings and iconic quotes.

"A magnificent show....not to be missed." Gulf Islands Driftwood; 2014.

Tickets $15 at Mulberry Bush Books.

Visit wwww.whistlingfishproductions.com for more info and reviews.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 15, 2016
Time:7:30pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$15
Name:Susan Shillingford
Phone:250-594-2667
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 15, 2016
Live Music with Dave Hart at Smoke 'N Water

Dave Hart - Solo Instrumentalist - will feature popular songs and world themes on classical & electric guitars. Musical interludes of light jazz, rock, romantic Latin and electric blues!
Category:Music
Date:Apr 15, 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
 
Apr 15, 2016
Live Music with Jazzalele at Smoke Live Music with Jazzalele at Smoke 'N Water

Do you love to dance? Let's twist again to the music of the Jazzalele Hot Dance Trio & Fascinating vocals of Motown Born Latin Jazzista Anna Acevedo Lyman. Musical selections from the 50s to 90s, will include great tunes such as "La Bamba", music by Roy Orbison, Ray Charles, Motown and more!
Category:Music
Date:Apr 15, 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
 
Apr 15, 2016 to Apr 16, 2016
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Open House

It's that time of year again! Time to get outside and check out one of the fastest growing sports around - lawn bowling.

Our clubs's Open House is the perfect opportunity for you to come out and see why lawn bowling is so much fun. It's not like bocce or 5 pin, but shares a lot of similarities with curling. In fact, curlers seem to be naturals when it comes to this game.

Our club, the largest north of the Malahat, offers a welcoming atmosphere, friendly members and a sport that can keep you active for a long time. At the Open House, ...more info
Category:Sports
Start:Apr 15, 2016
End:Apr 16, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Buck
Phone:250-951-0823
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 15, 2016
Spring Songs Concert - Brant Wildlife Festival

The Cantando Chamber Singers will be performing at Knox United Church, Parksville. Refreshments will be served. $10 per person.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 15, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:345 Pym St, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$10
Name:Jillian Rushton
Phone:250-650-6234
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 16, 2016
Apr 15, 2016 to May 20, 2016
10th Annual Golden Shoe Hunt

Take some time to explore these treasures. Clues for the shoe locations will be posted weekly to rdn.bc.ca/goldenshoe, RDN Facebook and RDN Twitter until May 20th. All six shoes will remain in their hiding places until after the May long weekend, so there is plenty of time to find them all.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Apr 15, 2016
End:May 20, 2016
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 2016 to Apr 23, 2016
11th Annual Art from the Attic Sale11th Annual Art from the Attic Sale

Do you have paintings you no longer love? Sell them in our sale!

The Art from the Attic Sale is one of The Old School House Arts Centre’s most popular events. April 16 will mark the Eleventh Anniversary sale at TOSH and everyone is a winner with this sale: bring in your paintings or prints or lithographs or photographs to sell in the art gallery on Saturday, April 16 between 9:30 and noon. You get 60% an...more info
Category:Art
Start:Apr 16, 2016
End:Apr 23, 2016
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 2016
Brantastic Observation Tour - Brant Wildlife Festival

Join Gary and Ronda Murdock of Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours to view Brant geese and other seabirds from hot spots in Oceanside with field ornithologist Christopher Stephens. $20 per person (transportation not included). Register by calling 250-248-3667
Category:Wildlife
Date:Apr 16, 2016
Time:9:00am - 1:00pm
Cost:$20
Name:Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours
Phone:250-248-3667
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 2016
Cougar Annie & Company: Writing West Coast History - Saturday Speaker Series at VIU ElderCollegeCougar Annie & Company: Writing West Coast History - Saturday Speaker Series at VIU ElderCollege

Presenter: Margaret Horsfield
Location: Parksville Civic & Technology Centre, The Forum, 100 Jensen Ave, Parksville.

In this lively presentation, Margaret Horsfield will introduce some of the most outstanding personalities she has come across in the course of writing her...more info
Category:Other
Date:Apr 16, 2016
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Civic and Technology Centre
Cost:$10 cash per person at the door
Name:Caitlin
Phone:1-866-734-6252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 2016
High Tea Advanced Cooking Class - Brant Wildlife Festival

Learn how to make French macarons, chocolate ganache, glazing, icing and piping as well as lemon curd at VIU Deep Bay Marine Field Station. $75 per person.

For more information call 250-740-6611. Register online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation or call 250-248-3252
Category:Food
Date:Apr 16, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:370 Crome Point Road, Deep Bay, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$75
Name:Robin Rivers
Phone:1-866-288-7878
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 2016
Knox United Church Annual Plant & Bake SaleKnox United Church Annual Plant & Bake Sale

This very popular, annual, spring sale offers a great variety of: Perennials - Shrubs - House Plants - Garden Gadgets etc. and the Best Home Baking in Oceanside!

We are well known for our large assortment of plants and super, delicious home baking. You won't want to miss it! Everyone welcome!

Plant donations are gratefully accepted at Knox on Friday, April 15 from 9am to 1 pm...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Apr 16, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church Parksville
Name:Beth Brown
Phone:250-586-7080
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 15, 2016 to Apr 16, 2016
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Open House

It's that time of year again! Time to get outside and check out one of the fastest growing sports around - lawn bowling.

Our clubs's Open House is the perfect opportunity for you to come out and see why lawn bowling is so much fun. It's not like bocce or 5 pin, but shares a lot of similarities with curling. In fact, curlers seem to be naturals when it comes to this game.

Our club, the largest north of the Malahat, offers a welcoming atmosphere, friendly members and a sport that can keep you active for a long time. At the Open House, ...more info
Category:Sports
Start:Apr 15, 2016
End:Apr 16, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Buck
Phone:250-951-0823
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 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:Apr 16, 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
 
Apr 16, 2016
Steve Elliott's Tribute to Elvis

Internationally recognized Vocalist and Tribute Artist Steve Elliott brings His Tribute Show for "one Night with you!" To Parksville. This high energy show portrays the three eras of Music from the Elvis Presley Song book and promises to get you "All shookmup"!

Limited seating... Call now to purchase your tickets. A must see for all Elvis Presley fans!
Category:Music
Date:Apr 16, 2016
Time:7:30pm
Address:146 Hirst Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 49
Cost:$20
Name:Steve Elliott
Phone:604-793-8367
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 2016
VIUVIU's Milner Gardens & Woodland Shred-it Fundraiser

Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens & Woodland Shred-it Fundraiser

When: Saturday April 16, 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Upper Parking Lot of Milner Gardens, 2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach
Cost: Suggested donation of $5.00 per box

Protect your identity and make a donation to Milner Gardens. Note: please bring paperwork in boxes, cartons o...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Apr 16, 2016
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Suggested donation of $5.00 per box
Name:Milner Gardens
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Apr 10, 2016 to Apr 16, 2016

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