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May 27, 2016
May 20, 2016 to May 31, 2016
Aid for Fort McMurray at Tigh-Na-MaraAid for Fort McMurray at Tigh-Na-Mara

Help Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre support Fort McMurray relief by reserving your guest room, ordering dessert, and visiting the spa on select days until the end of May.
Category:Other
Start:May 20, 2016
End:May 31, 2016
Address:1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre
Website:Open Site
 
May 27, 2016 to May 29, 2016
Gallery%20of%20Artisans%2C%20Studio%20%2366%2C%20Great%20place%20to%20start%20the%20tour%21Gallery of Artisans at 141 Jensen Ave East will be participating in the Spring Central Island Studio Tour on May 27, 28, and 29. We are the furthest south studio on the tour so we are a great place to start and we can give you a brochure with a map to show you where all the other studios are. We will have artists on site at the gallery and lots of additional pieces of artwork for the tour....more info
Category:Artisan
Start:May 27, 2016
End:May 29, 2016
Time:10 am to 5 pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Address:141 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Start at Gallery of Artisans, 141 Jensen Ave E, Parksville
Cost:free
Name:Jane Davidson
Phone:250-586-8814
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 27, 2016
Extreme Teen Swims 13-18 yrs

On Friday, May 27th things get extreme with activities geared to our teen crowd at Ravensong Aquatic Centre. Be prepared for exclusive access to the Dino Ribs inflatable toy, great music and more. Teen swim is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, $2 admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:May 27, 2016
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 27, 2016
Errington%20Hall%20Concert%20SeriesGary Comeau & The Voodoo All Stars in Concert at the Errington Hall

Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars play hot and spicy Louisiana inspired Roots & Blues. "Take the rhythm of the Maritime Acadian music, season well with Louisiana zydeco blues, add a twist of Highway 61 era Dylan, serve it up with great showmanship, and you’ve got a potent musical cocktail that will have your head spinning and your feet dancing!" - Island Folks Fe...more info
Category:Music
Date:May 27, 2016
Time:8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$20 adults, $5 kids, Under 5 free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 27, 2016
Parksville Museum Farmers Market

This is our 3rd year doing a Farmers market at the Museum. We have a great line up of farmers and vendors.

Come and have a great time! Admission is free (or donation) and the whole museum is open during this time at no cost.
Category:Market
Date:May 27, 2016
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1245 East Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Museum
Name:Carrie Powell-Davidson
Phone:250-248-6966
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 26, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Pickleball Tournament

Register today for the pickleball tournament hosted by RDN Recreation and Parks at Oceanside Place Arena. 3 divisions: Men's, Women's and Mixed Doubles. $40/team. Men's and Women's divisions will play Thursday, May 26 and the Mixed division will play Friday May 27. Lunch is included in the registration fee.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Other
Start:May 26, 2016
End:May 27, 2016
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:830 Island Hwy W, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:$40
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Email:Send Email
 
May 27, 2016
Tales for the Telling - Murder and Mayhem

The ever-popular Celtic storyteller, Mary Gavan, is returning to the Tales for the Telling, Storytelling for Adults, stage on Friday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.

This time she is bringing tales of "Murder and Mayhem" to make you shiver as only a Celtic storyteller can. The goose bumps will go from the top of your head to the tip of your toes. And she is bringing along fellow storytellers, Lee Porteous and Marva Blackmore to share in the mayhem.

What strange things lurk in the hearts of men and women when murders afoul are at play? They can be mos...more info
Category:Other
Date:May 27, 2016
Time:7:30pm (doors at 6:30)
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (the MAC)
Cost:$12, or $10 for OCAC members
Name:Madeleine
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 27, 2016
Tales for the Telling - Murder and Mayhem featuring Mary Gavan, Lee Porteous, and Marva K. Blackmore.

Story, song, and audience participation are all part of this intriguing storytelling presentation. Murders with quirky details, devlishly apt songs to accompany a story, complete with a chorus, and a murder most justified. This show is guaranteed to entertain, not only by its arresting topic, but also by its unique and creative twist on crime, its passions and its foibles.

Tickets are available at the door, at the McMillan Arts Centre or on-line from Eventb...more info
Category:Other
Date:May 27, 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
 
May 27, 2016 to May 29, 2016
Vancouver Island Tribute FestivalVancouver Island Tribute Festival

This is the third annual Vancouver Island Tribute Festival weekend fundraiser festival to raise money for The Canadian Cancer Society. Over the last 2 years, we have raised over $20,000 to benefit those suffering from and fighting against cancer.

2016 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE AS FOLLOWS: subject to change
without notice if circumstances beyond our control

FRIDAY, MAY 27 - 2016 7:00 PM doors open @6:30PM
OPEN...more info
Category:Music
Start:May 27, 2016
End:May 29, 2016
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community and Conference Centre
Name:Sharon Schienbein
Phone:250-586-0626
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

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