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Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Oct 29, 2017 to Nov 4, 2017
Oct 29, 2017
Oct 29, 2017
Art of the Fire - Mid Island Potters Show and SaleArt of the Fire - Mid Island Potters Show and Sale
Category:Art
Date:Oct 29, 2017
Time:11:00am - 5:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 29, 2017
Gospel Sing-a-Long Concert

Join us as we sing: Amazing Grace; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; Wade in the Water and more that a dozen other favourite Gospel songs. Many of these songs come from the U.S. during times of slavery. Some of their stories will be featured.

Dave Klinger and Friends will accompany the singing with guitar, piano, drums, and bass. Debby Ryan will sing and lead the audience participation.

Come and enjoy yourself in a large group full of joy in the sounds of Gospel music.
Category:Music
Date:Oct 29, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:138 Hoylake Rd. Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:St. Mark's Anglican Church
Cost:15.00 advance; $20.00 door
Phone:250-947-9755
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Oct 29, 2017
Halloween Howl Swim

Ghosts and goblins will be seen at Ravensong Aquatic Centre this night with a few tricks and games for the children. The howl will finish off with an annual pi?ata bash. Parents are free when accompanied by your children. Sunday, October 29th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 29, 2017
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular admission
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
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Oct 29, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - Oleg Pokhanovski, violin and Scott Meek, piano

Back again by intense popular demand! The distinguished violin professor at the University of Manitoba's Desautels Faculty of Music joins with one of Vancouver's most brilliant, rapidly rising, young piano stars to bring us another exhilarating programme of Mr. Pokhanovski's most recent violin/piano transcriptions of works by the great masters.
Category:Music
Date:Oct 29, 2017
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:$15.00 (Members) $18.00 (Non-members)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 29, 2017
Oceanside Generals Halloween Skate

The Oceanside Generals invite you to join them for a Halloween themed skating session at Oceanside Place Arena. Wear your costumes, meet the players, join in a small scrimmage and receive skating tips from your favorite player. Everyone welcome on Sunday October 29th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm.
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 29, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 Island Hwy W, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 29, 2017
Parksville Lions and Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back starting October 1st. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 12:15-1:45pm. Free Event.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 29, 2017
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2017 to Nov 1, 2017
Pumpkins on the DrivePumpkins on the Drive

Parksville's Resort Drive Community presents "Pumpkins on the Drive" - hundreds of carved pumpkins along Resort Drive, October 27 - November 1, 2017. Pumpkins will be lit from 6pm - 8pm nightly.

More than 400 individual pumpkins will be on display. Walk, stroll, or drive to see some of the most interesting jack-o-lanterns the island has to offer. Spend an exciting evening out with the whole family and be prepared to be excited...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 27, 2017
End:Nov 1, 2017
Address:Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Resort Drive
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 28, 2017 to Oct 29, 2017
Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared; get trained with a two day course in first aid and cardiopulmonary (CPR C) skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years. Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $159.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Oct 28, 2017
End:Oct 29, 2017
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Cost:$159
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 29, 2017
VIUs Milner Gardens Fall OpeningsVIUs Milner Gardens Fall Openings

Enjoy the tapestry of Fall colours. Gardens open 11am to 3:30pm, with last entry at 3pm. Tea Room open 11am to 3pm for soup and scones.

Garden admission is $5.25 for adults and $3.25 for youth. Free entry to Milner Gardens members, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, and current VIU students with card.
Category:Gardening
Date:Oct 29, 2017
Time:11:00am - 3:30pm, with last entry at 3pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:VIU Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$5.25 adults, $3.25 for youth. Free 12 and under with adult
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 30, 2017
Oct 30, 2017
BSS Haunted House 2017

Ballenas Secondary School is hosting a Haunted House for the whole family!

The graduating class of 2018 would like to invite you to a night of spooky Halloween fun! There will be an all-ages spooky walk, as well as a frightening haunted house! There will be games, fear factor, face painting and much more!

Admission by donation, plus extra ticket costs for activity booths. Also gratefully accepting additional non-perishable food donations for our local food banks.

Come check it out Monday, October 30th 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Ballenas Secondary School!
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 30, 2017
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:135 North Pym Road, Parksville, BC
Location:École Ballenas Secondary
Cost:By Donation
Phone:250-248-5721
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 30, 2017
Lifetree Cafe, a ?Conversation Cafe?, resumes in September with 2 programs each Monday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Real Life stories on DVD and friendly conversations on a different topic every week, topics ranging from personal interests and learning, to community concerns. Free. See weekly topic at www.oursaviourlutheranchurch.ca. All welcome to each week?s ?cafe?.
Category:Other
Date:Oct 30, 2017
Time:2:00pm and 7:00pm
Address:795 Island Hwy W, Parksville BC
Location:Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
Name:Jeanette Domes
Phone:250-951-9343
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2017 to Nov 1, 2017
Pumpkins on the DrivePumpkins on the Drive

Parksville's Resort Drive Community presents "Pumpkins on the Drive" - hundreds of carved pumpkins along Resort Drive, October 27 - November 1, 2017. Pumpkins will be lit from 6pm - 8pm nightly.

More than 400 individual pumpkins will be on display. Walk, stroll, or drive to see some of the most interesting jack-o-lanterns the island has to offer. Spend an exciting evening out with the whole family and be prepared to be excited...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 27, 2017
End:Nov 1, 2017
Address:Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Resort Drive
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 31, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Coombs%20Candy%20Walk%202017Coombs Candy Walk

Take in one of the most popular Halloween events in the region. This year's theme is "under water adventure".
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 31, 2017
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Cost:By Donation
 
Oct 31, 2017
Errington Hall Pumpkin Trail & FireworksErrington Hall Pumpkin Trail & Fireworks

Come out on October 31st and enjoy the Errington Hall Pumpkin Trail. Trail starts at 6:30pm by donation. Fireworks at 7:30pm.

- Hot dogs by donation provided by our awesome Fire Department.
- Free hot chocolate in coffee shop.
- Bonfire from 6:30pm to 9pm.

Any donations of candy, fireworks or cash can be made at the Errington Post Office.

Any Spook volunteers or set up volu...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 31, 2017
Time:6:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:By Donation
Name:Paula
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2017 to Nov 1, 2017
Pumpkins on the DrivePumpkins on the Drive

Parksville's Resort Drive Community presents "Pumpkins on the Drive" - hundreds of carved pumpkins along Resort Drive, October 27 - November 1, 2017. Pumpkins will be lit from 6pm - 8pm nightly.

More than 400 individual pumpkins will be on display. Walk, stroll, or drive to see some of the most interesting jack-o-lanterns the island has to offer. Spend an exciting evening out with the whole family and be prepared to be excited...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 27, 2017
End:Nov 1, 2017
Address:Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Resort Drive
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 31, 2017
Qualicum Beach Downtown Trick or TreatQualicum Beach Downtown Trick or Treat

The Qualicum Beach Downtown Business Association invites you to the fourth annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat on Tuesday, October 31st from 3:00-5:00pm. This free community event provides parents with a safe and friendly environment to bring their children trick-or-treating in during daylight hours.

Children in costume (12 years of age and younger) are encouraged to follow the trail of orange and blac...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 31, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:Qualicum Beach Downtown
Name:Anthony Cummings (Veselisin)
Phone:250-240-8812
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 31, 2017
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

The Tuesday Bird walk on October 31, 2017, will be going to the Lot Ten in Qualicum Beach. Meet at the Parksville Community Park (at the parking lot in front of the Lions Club Playground) at 9:00 a.m. or at Brandt viewing platform(off highway 19a in north Qualicum Beach) at about 9:20 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:Oct 31, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 1, 2017
Nov 1, 2017
Drop-in Gym Plus for Kids

Pick up an Active Pass and come to the after school drop in activities. September 18 to December 21:

Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Lego Time, Mondays from 3:00 to 5:00pm
Qualicum Commons - Drop in Gym, Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:45pm
Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Craft Room, Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 for more information.
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 1, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons, Craig Street Commons
Cost:$3
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2017 to Nov 1, 2017
Pumpkins on the DrivePumpkins on the Drive

Parksville's Resort Drive Community presents "Pumpkins on the Drive" - hundreds of carved pumpkins along Resort Drive, October 27 - November 1, 2017. Pumpkins will be lit from 6pm - 8pm nightly.

More than 400 individual pumpkins will be on display. Walk, stroll, or drive to see some of the most interesting jack-o-lanterns the island has to offer. Spend an exciting evening out with the whole family and be prepared to be excited...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 27, 2017
End:Nov 1, 2017
Address:Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Resort Drive
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 2, 2017
Nov 2, 2017
Canvas Art for Kids

Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. Thursday, November 2nd from 5:45 to 7:15 pm at Craig Street Commons. Cost is $30.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 2, 2017
Time:5:45pm - 7:15pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Craig Street Commons
Cost:$30
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 2, 2017
Drop-in Gym Plus for Kids

Pick up an Active Pass and come to the after school drop in activities. September 18 to December 21:

Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Lego Time, Mondays from 3:00 to 5:00pm
Qualicum Commons - Drop in Gym, Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:45pm
Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Craft Room, Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 for more information.
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 2, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons, Craig Street Commons
Cost:$3
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 3, 2017
Nov 3, 2017
Kobo Town Live at the Errington HallKobo Town Live at the Errington Hall

Hit the dance floor with Toronto’s 5-piece calypso-inspired band, Kobo Town.

Doors at 7:30pm and show at 8:00pm.

Tickets $25 at Cranky Dog Music, Heaven on Earth, Errington Store, and $27.50 online at https://ErringtonHall.Tickit.ca/. Delicious home baked refreshments available. Info at www.ErringtonHall.ca.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 3, 2017
Time:7:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 3, 2017
Live Music with Dave Hart at Smoke Live Music with Dave Hart at Smoke 'N Water

Solo Instrumentalist. Featuring popular songs and world themes on classical & electric guitars. Musical interludes of light jazz, rock, romantic Latin and electric blues!
Category:Music
Date:Nov 3, 2017
Time:7:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Name:David
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 4, 2017
Nov 4, 2017
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:Nov 4, 2017
Time:7:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Name:David
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 4, 2017
Parksville Lioness Xmas Craft Fair

80 Multi Talented Crafters. Large variety of crafts featuring woodworking, greeting cars, knits, crochets,xmas crafts, homemade baking, and more.

Luncheon being served. Three Raffle Draws. Come out for a fun filled day.
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 4, 2017
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Name:Noreen Giroux
Phone:250-248-0082
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 4, 2017
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market - 20th Anniversary Year!

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 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....more info
Category:Market
Date:Nov 4, 2017
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Phone:1-844-843-7236
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 4, 2017
Salmon Tour - Big Qualicum River Regional Trail

Take a walk with a certified Park Naturalist, there'll be plenty of stops along the way that leave you with a greater appreciation for the wonders of the surrounding area. Come discover the Big Qualicum River Regional Trail's unique ecosystem. Children 6 years+ can register and attend with an adult. Saturday, November 4th from 9:30 to 11:30 am at Big Qualicum River Hatchery.

Cost is $15.50. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Nov 4, 2017
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Location:Big Qualicum River Hatchery
Cost:$16
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 4, 2017
Saturday Breakfast Club

Enjoy a parent and tot exploration and a Mother Goose circle time at Munchkinland, Family Place in Parksville. Join us for songs, stories and breakfast. Saturdays, October 14th to December 9th, except November 11th. 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a free program suitable for families with children 6 years and younger.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Nov 4, 2017
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:495 Bay Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Munchkinland, Family Place
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 4, 2017
If you've been thinking about trying Zentangle(R), or you want to get back into it, there are a number of classes coming up at the MAC that will fit the bill. Certified Zentangle Teacher Rhonda Roy will be teaching four classes this fall at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville.

Zentangle Basics - September 9th (10-1) is a three-hour introduction to the Zentangle method. Even people who think they can't draw enjoy learning about Zentangle, and they are pleasantly surprised at what they can do. Zentangle Basics is a prerequisite for all the other classes.

Zentangle 3Z Mosaics - ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 4, 2017
Time:10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:47.50 with materials included
Name:Rhonda Roy
Phone:250-927-3251
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Oct 29, 2017 to Nov 4, 2017

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