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Sep 24, 2017 to Sep 30, 2017
Sep 24, 2017
Sep 24, 2017
Knox OrganWorx 3-Part Concert SeriesKnox OrganWorx 3-Part Concert Series

We, at Knox, are proud to announce the upcoming 3-Part OrganWorx Concert Series with Knox's music leader and celebrated organist, Jenny Vincent. Jenny will share the stage with some very special guests. On Sunday, September 24, Jenny will join Bob McDonald of CBC's Quirks and Quarks to perform what we are calling a COSMIC ODYSSEY. On January 14, 2018 Jenny will be joined by Janelle Nadeau on the Harp an...more info
Category:Music
Date:Sep 24, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:Series Subscription - $75
Name:Beth Brown
Phone:250-586-7080
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - Harpist Josh Lane

Victoria Harpist/composer Josh Layne has been called a 'harp genius' and a 'consummate musician'. As a performer he has given solo recitals across Canada, the US, and in Europe and South America as well as giving performances of five of the major harp concertos.
Category:Music
Date:Sep 24, 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
 
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 25, 2017
Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017
Active Aging Week

Ignite your passion with free activities all week in celebration of active aging. Local resources will be showcased and older adults are invited to be active in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Watch for free events and activities that will be posted online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation. Or call 250-248-3252.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 25, 2017
End:Oct 1, 2017
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 25, 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 25, 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 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 25, 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 25, 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 26, 2017
Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017
Active Aging Week

Ignite your passion with free activities all week in celebration of active aging. Local resources will be showcased and older adults are invited to be active in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Watch for free events and activities that will be posted online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation. Or call 250-248-3252.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 25, 2017
End:Oct 1, 2017
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 26, 2017
Hiking Information Session

Have you ever wanted to explore some of the area's beautiful mountains? A local alpine guide shares tips and resources for family adventures and avid hikers. Ask questions before heading out on our guided hikes or self-guided exploration in Regional Parks. Get advice on clothing, equipment and route planning to help you stay safe and enjoy the outdoors. This free session is on Tuesday, September 26th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Oceanside Place Arena. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at more info
Category:Sports
Date:Sep 26, 2017
Time:6:30 - 8:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:FREE
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 26, 2017
Mini Golf Event for Youth & Adults - Active Aging Week

Youth 11 to 18 years and adults 55 years+ are invited to the annual mini golf event on Tuesday, September 26 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. This event has been connecting youth and adults for over 10 years and is now part of the Active Aging Week celebration. Free registration is courtesy of Paradise Adventure Mini Golf.

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 26, 2017
Time:4:00pm to 6:00pm
Address:375 Island Hwy W, Parksville, BC
Location:Paradise Fun Park
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 26, 2017
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

The Tuesday Bird walk on September 26, 2017, will be going to the Columbia Beach in French Creek. 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 parking area off Admiral Tryon Bld. (Turn off highway 19a on at Columbia Drive, turn right onto Admiral Tryon Bld. go about 100 yards to the parking area) meet 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 26, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Sep 27, 2017
Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017
Active Aging Week

Ignite your passion with free activities all week in celebration of active aging. Local resources will be showcased and older adults are invited to be active in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Watch for free events and activities that will be posted online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation. Or call 250-248-3252.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 25, 2017
End:Oct 1, 2017
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 27, 2017
Club Nights - Arrowsmith Golf & Country ClubClub Nights - Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club

Mens, Ladies, and Couples Club nights are back! Includes golf, buffet dinner, skill prizes, and door prizes. Sign up early!
Category:Golf
Date:Sep 27, 2017
Time:5:30pm (except April 5, 11, 28 - 5pm)
Address:2250 Fowler Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club
Cost:$32 (members), ($42 non-members)
Phone:250-752-9727
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Sep 28, 2017
Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017
Active Aging Week

Ignite your passion with free activities all week in celebration of active aging. Local resources will be showcased and older adults are invited to be active in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Watch for free events and activities that will be posted online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation. Or call 250-248-3252.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 25, 2017
End:Oct 1, 2017
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 28, 2017
Canvas Art for Teens

Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online. Thursday, September 28, 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:Art
Date:Sep 28, 2017
Time:5:45 - 7:15pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Craig Street Commons
Cost:$30
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Sep 29, 2017
Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017
Active Aging Week

Ignite your passion with free activities all week in celebration of active aging. Local resources will be showcased and older adults are invited to be active in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Watch for free events and activities that will be posted online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation. Or call 250-248-3252.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 25, 2017
End:Oct 1, 2017
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 29, 2017
Winnie Brave in Concert at The MACWinnie Brave in Concert at The MAC

A soulful composite of roots and folk, a two-man-band of epic sonic proportions. This husband and wife, internationally-touring duo travel in their 1976 Winnebago playing over 150 shows a year.

To celebrate the release of their brand, new album - Cheap Gin - Winnie Brave is heading out on tour.
Category:Music
Date:Sep 29, 2017
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$18 / $15
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Sep 30, 2017
Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017
Active Aging Week

Ignite your passion with free activities all week in celebration of active aging. Local resources will be showcased and older adults are invited to be active in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Watch for free events and activities that will be posted online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation. Or call 250-248-3252.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 25, 2017
End:Oct 1, 2017
Phone:250-248-3252 or 250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 30, 2017
Completely Creedence DanceCompletely Creedence Dance

This four piece CCR Tribute Band from Vancouver Island is also known as -- Mr Completely and have been recording and performing together for over a decade. Mr Completely features; Rod Campbell on drums, Lance Lapointe on bass, Richard Spencer on guitar, and Jamie Robertson vocals. Robertson's voice has the ideal platform to soar skyward; audiences all over have expressed how remarkably similar he sounds to John Fogerty.

...more info
Category:Music
Date:Sep 30, 2017
Time:7:30pm - 12:00am
Address:5320 Island Hwy West, Qualicum Bay
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Cost:$25 advance $27 at the door
Name:Sheena McCorquodale
Phone:250-937-9991
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2017
Family Paint
Let's create art and memories together. Family members will take part in painting their own canvas with the guidance of our experienced art instructor. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. View painting project online. Saturday, September 30, 2:30 to 4:00 pm. Cost is $30/person. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Sep 30, 2017
Time:2:30 - 4:00 pm
Address:733 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:30.00/person
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 30, 2017
Five Alarm Funk Live at the Errington HallFive Alarm Funk Live at the Errington Hall

Five Alarm Funk is a horn powered, percussion fueled sonic and visual assault. Expect a hot, sweaty dance floor with feet stomping and everybody moving.

Saturday, September 30th. Tickets $30 in stores and $32.50 online. Online Ticket Sales now available at https://ErringtonHall.tickit.ca/events/3342. Doors at 7:30pm & Show at 8:00 PM. Tickets also available at the usual outlets, E...more info
Category:Music
Date:Sep 30, 2017
Time:7:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$33
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 30, 2017
Nanaimo Blues Invasion

The Mark Crissinger Band is a "Maple Blues Nominee" that ignites audiences every time they play. When you combine fresh ideas, excellent musicianship, and audience participation the result is a good time for everyone. Music & Videos plus much more is available at www.markcrissinger.com

The Renovation Blues Band is an ongoing project dedicated to presenting high-energy live blues music with conviction. An exciting live act, RBB brings together various upbeat blues styles to get you moving to the groove. Their music swings, funks, and shuffles it's way into your ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Sep 30, 2017
Time:7:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$20
Name:Mike Mallon
Phone:250-323-3298
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 30, 2017
Native Plants Walk

Take a walk through Englishman River Regional Park with a certified Park Naturalist and learn about the incredible native plants we have around us. There'll be plenty of stops along the way that leave you with a greater appreciation for the wonders of the surrounding area. Children 6 years+ can register and attend with an adult. This tour is on Saturday, September 30th from 9:30 to 11:30 am. 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 more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Sep 30, 2017
Time:9:30 - 11:30 am
Location:Englishman River Regional Park, Parksville, BC
Cost:15.50/adult 5.00/child
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2017
Red Cross AED/CPR C

Save a life when only seconds count. Get trained. This course is required for lifeguards and health care professionals. Topics covered are CPR and blocked airways for adults, children and infants and an introduction to automated external defibrillators (AED). Saturday, September 30 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $73. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Sep 30, 2017
Time:9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Address:733 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$73
Name:RDN Recreation & Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 30, 2017
Red Cross Emergency First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared and get trained in first aid skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Saturday, September 30 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $86. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Sep 30, 2017
Time:9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Address:733 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$86
Name:RDN Recreation & Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 30, 2017 to Oct 1, 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). Saturday, September 30 and Sunday October 1 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $159. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Sep 30, 2017
End:Oct 1, 2017
Time:9:00 am -5:00 pm
Address:733 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$159
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Sep 24, 2017 to Sep 30, 2017

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