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Nov 12, 2017 to Nov 18, 2017
Nov 12, 2017
Nov 12, 2017
Darrel Hancock Pottery 5th Annual Christmas SaleDarrel Hancock Pottery 5th Annual Christmas Sale

Everyone's invited to the Darrel Hancock 5th Annual Christmas Sale - Nov. 10-12 & 17-19. We will have a wide selection of functional, stoneware, pottery in various sizes, shapes and colours. While you view the Gallery with your family and friends, take some time to enjoy the complimentary refreshments, watch the ongoing pottery demonstrations and enter to win a door prize. We ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 12, 2017
Time:10:00am
Address:3505 Harris Cres, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Phone:250-752-4533
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 12, 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, November 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 12:15-1:45 pm. Free admission and skate rentals.

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 12, 2017
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 12, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - Luke Welch, piano

This Ontario-born, Netherlands-based pianist who, in recent years, has been garnering rave reviews with his busy schedule of recitals all over the world will treat us to a programme of works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann and Oskar Morawetz.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 12, 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
 
Nov 12, 2017
Second Sunday Market & Pancake BreakfastSecond Sunday Market & Pancake Breakfast

Join us for an entertaining time; shopping, breakfast and live music! Over 30 vendors with everything from many unique, handmade items, as well as vintage collectibles, beading supplies, tools, and household goods.

Then have the yummy pancake breakfast - this month it's a fund-raiser for our Hall.

https://www.facebook.com/SecondSundayMarket/ - to see some of the vendors that will...more info
Category:Market
Date:Nov 12, 2017
Time:8:00am - 12:00pm
Address:240 Lion's Way, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Wendy Kingwill
Phone:250-757-8172
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 13, 2017
Nov 13, 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 13, 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 13, 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:Nov 13, 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
 
Nov 13, 2017
School's Out Everyone Welcome Skate

School is out but skating is in at Oceanside Place Arena on Monday, November 13 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 rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 13, 2017
Time:1:30pm - 3:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 14, 2017
Nov 14, 2017 to Nov 17, 2017
Business Development WorkshopsBusiness Development Workshops

Small business development workshops sponsored by the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce, Northern Community Economic Development, Regional District of Nanaimo, Town of Qualicum Beach and the Lighthouse Country Business Association.

Workshops: Finance for Small Business, Business Communications and Expand your Market. $20 for individual workshops $50 for all three workshops.

Two locations: Qualicum Beach C...more info
Category:Other
Start:Nov 14, 2017
End:Nov 17, 2017
Name:Brenda Boyd
Phone:250 752-0906
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 14, 2017
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

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:Nov 14, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 15, 2017
Nov 14, 2017 to Nov 17, 2017
Business Development WorkshopsBusiness Development Workshops

Small business development workshops sponsored by the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce, Northern Community Economic Development, Regional District of Nanaimo, Town of Qualicum Beach and the Lighthouse Country Business Association.

Workshops: Finance for Small Business, Business Communications and Expand your Market. $20 for individual workshops $50 for all three workshops.

Two locations: Qualicum Beach C...more info
Category:Other
Start:Nov 14, 2017
End:Nov 17, 2017
Name:Brenda Boyd
Phone:250 752-0906
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2017
QB Family History Society Regular Meeting

Qualicum Beach Family History Society - Teaching Genealogy to Mid-Island Residents and Visitors. November Program: A Power Point Presentation Commemorating the Soldiers in our families. All Welcome
Category:Other
Date:Nov 15, 2017
Time:7:00pm
Address:180 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Royal Canadian Legion
Name:Margaret Dempsey
Phone:250-947-9290
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 2017
Qualicum Beach Christmas Tree Auction

From 3 to 6 pm on November 15th the public is invited to join the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce and members for appies, beverages, a silent auction and a live auction of locally decorated Christmas Trees. Come and view the trees in advance on the 13th and 14th.

A portion of the proceeds raised at this event will be donated to the SOS Caring for Community at Christmas program.

For more information please call 250-752-0960 or email chamber@qualicum.bc.ca.
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 15, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 6:00pm
Address:469 Memorial Ave., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Thalassa Restaurant
Name:Brenda Boyd
Phone:250-752-0906
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 16, 2017
Nov 14, 2017 to Nov 17, 2017
Business Development WorkshopsBusiness Development Workshops

Small business development workshops sponsored by the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce, Northern Community Economic Development, Regional District of Nanaimo, Town of Qualicum Beach and the Lighthouse Country Business Association.

Workshops: Finance for Small Business, Business Communications and Expand your Market. $20 for individual workshops $50 for all three workshops.

Two locations: Qualicum Beach C...more info
Category:Other
Start:Nov 14, 2017
End:Nov 17, 2017
Name:Brenda Boyd
Phone:250 752-0906
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2017
Paint a Tote Bag 7-10 years

Show the world your creative side with this hand-painted tote bag. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online. Thursday, November 16th from 5:45 to 7:15 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $35.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. Viewrecreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 16, 2017
Time:5:45pm - 7:15pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 2017
Qualicum Beach Moonlight Madness

Join us November 16th from 5:30pm till late for Moonlight Madness - Vancouver Island's largest Pajama Party and the kick-off to the Christmas Shopping Event. Participate in the Town Square & Downtown Light-Up. Visit with Santa and friends and have your photo taken with Santa. There will be live music and a chance for one lucky person to win a $1000 Downtown Shopping Spree.
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 16, 2017
Time:5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location:Qualicum Beach Downtown
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 17, 2017
Nov 14, 2017 to Nov 17, 2017
Business Development WorkshopsBusiness Development Workshops

Small business development workshops sponsored by the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce, Northern Community Economic Development, Regional District of Nanaimo, Town of Qualicum Beach and the Lighthouse Country Business Association.

Workshops: Finance for Small Business, Business Communications and Expand your Market. $20 for individual workshops $50 for all three workshops.

Two locations: Qualicum Beach C...more info
Category:Other
Start:Nov 14, 2017
End:Nov 17, 2017
Name:Brenda Boyd
Phone:250 752-0906
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 17, 2017
Darrel Hancock Pottery 5th Annual Christmas SaleDarrel Hancock Pottery 5th Annual Christmas Sale

Everyone's invited to the Darrel Hancock 5th Annual Christmas Sale - Nov. 10-12 & 17-19. We will have a wide selection of functional, stoneware, pottery in various sizes, shapes and colours. While you view the Gallery with your family and friends, take some time to enjoy the complimentary refreshments, watch the ongoing pottery demonstrations and enter to win a door prize. We ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2017
Time:10:00am
Address:3505 Harris Cres, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Phone:250-752-4533
Website:Open Site
Nov 18, 2017
Nov 18, 2017
A Tribute to Elvis starring Steve EliottA Tribute to Elvis starring Steve Eliott

Join us for a fun evening of Elvis music, dancing, dinner, live and silent auction. To reserve a table of 8, call 250-757-8117. Tickets $42 includes dinner are available online at www.bshs.ca, at Mulberry Bush bookstores in Parksville and Qualicum and at Salish Sea Market and Georgia Park store in Bowser.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 18, 2017
Time:Doors open at 6pm. Dinner at 6:30pm.
Address:240 Lions Avenue, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:$42
Name:Eileen Beadle
Phone:250-757-8117
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 18, 2017
Darrel Hancock Pottery 5th Annual Christmas SaleDarrel Hancock Pottery 5th Annual Christmas Sale

Everyone's invited to the Darrel Hancock 5th Annual Christmas Sale - Nov. 10-12 & 17-19. We will have a wide selection of functional, stoneware, pottery in various sizes, shapes and colours. While you view the Gallery with your family and friends, take some time to enjoy the complimentary refreshments, watch the ongoing pottery demonstrations and enter to win a door prize. We ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 18, 2017
Time:10:00am
Address:3505 Harris Cres, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Phone:250-752-4533
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 18, 2017
Coastal Community Credit Union, Parksville Branch, Sponsored Skate

Join your friends for a free everyone welcome skate, courtesy of the Parksville Branch of Coastal Community Credit Union at Oceanside Place Arena. Saturday, November 18th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Free admission and skate rentals.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 18, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 18, 2017 to Nov 19, 2017
Parksville Fire Department Food & Toy Drive

It's the time of year when Parksville Volunteer Fire Department members will once again collect food and toys, door-to-door throughout Parksville and the areas served by the Parksville Fire Protection Area. The annual food and toy drive will take place this year on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 from 9 am to 4 pm.

The week prior to the food drive, through the local newspapers, Quality Foods will provide paper bags for groceries. If residents are not able to be at home, they should leave the bag in a carport or by their door ...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Nov 18, 2017
End:Nov 19, 2017
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:160 Jensen Avenue West, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Firehall
Name:Deb Tardiff
Phone:250-954-3073
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 18, 2017
Knox 13th Annual Perfect Gift Christmas Craft Fair 2017Knox 13th Annual Perfect Gift Christmas Craft Fair

Be sure to join us at the Knox 13th Annual Perfect Gift Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, November 18, from 9:30am to 3:30pm at Knox United Church, 345 Pym St. in Parksville.

This large, popular, family event presents a great variety of Crafts, Food and Artisan creations offering many original gift selections for all ages.

Get an early start on your Christmas shop...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 18, 2017
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church, Parksville
Name:Beth Brown
Phone:250-248-3927
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2017
Red Cross Child Care Emergency First Aid

Be prepared and get trained in first aid skills. This course is approved by the Provincial Community Care Licensing Branch and is recommended for parents and caregivers of children. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED).

Retraining is recommended every three years. Saturday, November 18th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $86.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreati...more info
Category:Other
Date:Nov 18, 2017
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 18, 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 18, 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 12, 2017 to Nov 18, 2017

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