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Sep 17, 2017 to Sep 23, 2017
Sep 17, 2017
Sep 17, 2017
Annual Rod and Gun Flea Market and ShowAnnual Rod and Gun Flea Market and Show

Many Great Deals on new and used items for the outdoors person.

Arrowsmith Hall, Coombs Fairgrounds on Ford Rd. behind the Coombs General Store. Doors open at 8:00 AM. Pancake breakfast and Lunch available

$5.00 admission to males over 16; free for women.
Category:Market
Date:Sep 17, 2017
Time:8:00am - 2:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Rd, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
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Sep 17, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - Singer/Songwriter Simon Kempston (from Scotland)

Simon Kempston is ‘one of Scotland’s best songwriters’ (The Sunday Herald) and leading fingerstyle guitarists. Simon’s original, distinctive guitar playing is founded upon a complex, finger-picking style which technically reveals his classical training yet is steeped in the history of the folk, blues and celtic traditions and is complemented by Simon’s rich, powerful and compelling clipped vocal style. Immerse yourself in the soundscape of this incredibly talented performer and allow his b...more info
Category:Music
Date:Sep 17, 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
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Sep 17, 2017
Terry Fox Run

Join us at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park to walk, ride or run 3.3km, 5km or 10km on Sunday, September 17, to support the Terry Fox Run for cancer research. Registration begins at 9:00 am and run starts at 10:00 am. Register and pledge online at www.terryfox.org. No entry fee and no minimum pledge.

Volunteers are needed for this event please call 250-248-3252.
Category:Sports
Date:Sep 17, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Sep 18, 2017
Sep 18, 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:Sep 18, 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
Sep 19, 2017
Sep 19, 2017
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

The Tuesday Bird walk on September 19, 2017, will be going to the Little Qualicum River Estuary 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 the Brant Viewing Platform 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:Sep 19, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Sep 20, 2017
Sep 20, 2017
Carole Davies Guest - QB Family History Society

Qualicum Beach Family History Society - Teaching Genealogy to Mid-Island Residents and Visitors. September Guest Speaker: Carole Davies speaking on Find a Grave and how it can assist with family history research.
Category:Other
Date:Sep 20, 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
Sep 21, 2017
Sep 21, 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, September 21, 5:45 to 7:15 pm. 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:Family & Children
Date:Sep 21, 2017
Time:5:45pm - 7:15pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Craig Street Commons
Cost:$30
Name:RDN Recreation & Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Sep 22, 2017
Sep 22, 2017 to Sep 25, 2017
Pro D Airhouse Trip

Youth 11 to 18 years can celebrate a day off school by taking a trip to Airhouse Trampoline in Nanaimo. Transportation is provided from and back to Oceanside Place Arena. Cost is $30. Two dates to choose from: Friday, September 22 and/or Monday, September 25 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 22, 2017
End:Sep 25, 2017
Time:12:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost:$30
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 22, 2017
Pro D Day Bubble Bonanza Swim

Join us to create bubbles, bubbles, and more bubbles at Ravensong Aquatic Centre on Friday, September 22 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. Challenge yourself to see who can create the largest bubble and see how long it takes before it goes pop. 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:Sep 22, 2017
Time:1:30pm to 3:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 22, 2017 to Sep 25, 2017
Pro D Day Camps

Parents this is your Pro D day solution. Our experienced play leaders will provide a great day off school that is filled with creative art and active games. This camp is for children aged 6 to 11 years on Friday, September 22nd and/or Monday, September 25th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at Craig Street Commons. Cost is $38 per child/day.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Other
Start:Sep 22, 2017
End:Sep 25, 2017
Time:8:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Craig Street Commons
Cost:$38
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 22, 2017
School's Out Everyone Welcome Skate

School is out but skating is in at Oceanside Place Arena on Friday September 22nd and Monday September 25th, 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:Family & Children
Date:Sep 22, 2017
Time:1:30pm to 3:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Sep 23, 2017
Sep 23, 2017

Babysitters Certification Program 11-14yrs

Become a Red Cross certified babysitter. This course introduces basic first aid, how to respond to emergency situations, explains baby and child care, offers advice on becoming a responsible babysitter, and tips for finding babysitting jobs. Price includes manual and certificate. Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, September 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, cost is $46.35. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation. ...more info

Category:Other
Date:Sep 23, 2017
Time:9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Address:733 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$46
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 23, 2017
Errington Farmers MarketErrington Farmers Market

Come on out and see what makes our market so special! Our coffee shop serves fresh organic coffee, hot cinnamon buns and lots of homemade goodies. There is all of the spray-free produce that's in season, eggs, plants, cut flowers, baked goods, jams, homemade soap, seasoning rubs, wool and locally made crafts (stained glass, pottery, woodworkers, jewelry, tie dye and more).

There is live music in our band shelter! Market bask...more info
Category:Market
Date:Sep 23, 2017
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1550 Veterans Rd., Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Phone:250-586-0099
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 23, 2017
Milner%20House%20and%20Grand%20LawnVIU's Milner Gardens & Woodland Fall Plant Sale

10am to 4pm. Take home a piece of this Heritage Garden, choosing from a variety of propagated specimens. Great discounts; come early for best selection! Gardens close 5pm.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to offer advice. Enjoy tea, soup and scones in the Tea Room. Garden admission is $5.25 for adults and $3.25 for youth. Free entry to children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milne...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Sep 23, 2017
Address:2179 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:see description
Name:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 22, 2017 to Sep 25, 2017
Pro D Airhouse Trip

Youth 11 to 18 years can celebrate a day off school by taking a trip to Airhouse Trampoline in Nanaimo. Transportation is provided from and back to Oceanside Place Arena. Cost is $30. Two dates to choose from: Friday, September 22 and/or Monday, September 25 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 22, 2017
End:Sep 25, 2017
Time:12:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost:$30
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 22, 2017 to Sep 25, 2017
Pro D Day Camps

Parents this is your Pro D day solution. Our experienced play leaders will provide a great day off school that is filled with creative art and active games. This camp is for children aged 6 to 11 years on Friday, September 22nd and/or Monday, September 25th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at Craig Street Commons. Cost is $38 per child/day.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Other
Start:Sep 22, 2017
End:Sep 25, 2017
Time:8:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Craig Street Commons
Cost:$38
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 23, 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:Sep 23, 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
 
Sep 23, 2017
Qualicum Beach Mini Maker FestQualicum Beach Mini Maker Fest

Mark your calendars for the first Qualicum Beach Makers Fest!
Saturday, September 23rd, 9am - noon
Qualicum Beach Community Hall

The Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce is looking for makers - anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience. We are hosting a Maker Fest in order to showcase the amazing work of all kinds a...more info
Category:Other
Date:Sep 23, 2017
Time:9 am - noon
Address:644 Memorial Ave
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free to general public
Name:Evelyn Clark
Phone:250-703-6159
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 23, 2017
The Intertidal Zone Tour

Take a walk with a certified Park Naturalist and explore the intertidal zone of Vancouver Island's east shores. From barnacles to the "love cycle" of the sea cucumber, you don't want to miss this interesting session in the tide pools at Moorecroft Regional Park. This tour is on Saturday, September 23rd from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Cost is $15.50 per adult and $5.00 per child. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Wildlife
Date:Sep 23, 2017
Time:1:30 - 3:30 pm
Address:Stewart Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Moorcroft Regional Park
Cost:15.50/Adult 5.00/Child
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Sep 17, 2017 to Sep 23, 2017

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