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Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Dec 31, 2017 to Jan 6, 2018
Dec 31, 2017
Dec 31, 2017
ECHO Players Presents: The Christmas Express by Pat CookECHO Players Presents: The Christmas Express by Pat Cook

Directed by Mari-Lyn Kelly. The residents of Holly are in a pre-Christmas funk - especially the train station manager Hilda, but when Leo Tannenbaum appears from nowhere on Dec 23rd, things begin to change around the Holly Railway Station.

A long defunct radio springs to life, the local carolers (notoriously awful) sound like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and ...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 31, 2017
Time:7:30pm, matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$21 adults, $18 seniors, $12 students, $6 child 6 & under
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2017
Free New Years Eve Family Celebration

Celebrate New Years Eve family style at Oceanside Place Arena on Sunday, December 31st from 5:30 to 8:00pm. This year's event will include skating on Winter Wonderland, playing pond hockey, craft making, selfie station, special guests and live music. End the evening with a balloon drop and countdown at 8:00pm.

Food will be available to purchase at the event. Admission and skate rentals are free courtesy of Tim Hortons, Parksville.

Tickets are required and are available December 11th at either Oceanside Place Arena or Ravensong Aquatic Centre.
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Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 31, 2017
Time:5:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2017
NYE with The Enablers at Smoke 'N Water

It's the end of the year, and you know you should be here!

Join The Enablers and the Smoke 'N Water crew for an unforgettable New Years party! The party starts with amazing food and drink, and goes all night long with the Island's favourite party band! Dance yourself into the New Year at Smoke 'N Water!

The Enablers are an explosive 4-piece party rockin' dance band who know a few things about working a room and entertaining a crowd! You won't be able to keep yourself in your seat, so make sure to wear your dancin' shoes and get ready to have an...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 31, 2017
Time:6:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Cost:$59 / $99
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2017
Tigh-Na-Mara Night Fever NYE GalaTigh-Na-Mara Night Fever NYE Gala

Get Your Groove On! Join us for a Studio 54-inspired night out: One or more night's accommodation in room style of your choice, 4-course Dinner with Group Style Seating, DJ spinning your favourite dance music, party favours, bubbly upon arrival & at midnight!

New Year's Eve Overnight Package rates starting from $426 per night based on double occupancy. Contact our reservationists for info on adding an ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Dec 31, 2017
Time:6:30pm
Address:1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Cost:$120
Phone:1-800-663-7373
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 31, 2017
Winter Wonderland on Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. Join us for a variety of public skate sessions from December 15 to 31.

Sponsored Skates:
Dec 16, Saturday from 1:00-3:00pm - Toy Drive and Free Everyone Welcome Skate, sponsored by Todd Sjogren, BMO Financial Group and Anthony MacAulay, Notary Public Corp.

Dec 17...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 31, 2017
Time:Variety of times (day and evening)
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular admission & some sponsored (free)
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 1, 2018
Jan 1, 2018
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:Jan 1, 2018
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
 
Jan 1, 2018
Polar Bear Splash

The 28th Annual Polar Bear Splash is Monday, January 1, 2018, 12 noon at Parksville Beach. A great way to start the New Year, you are welcome to come as a participant, spectator or volunteer. Register onsite at 11:30 am. This is a free event.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014. View swim and skate schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Jan 1, 2018
Time:12:00pm
Location:Parksville Beach
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 3, 2018
Jan 3, 2018
Weekly Open Night at the MakerSpaceWeekly Open Night at the MakerSpace

MakerSpace is proud to open its doors to non-members every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm!

Come in and be greeted by a fun and motivated community of tech enthusiasts! Whether you are interested in learning 3D printing, wood carving, wood working or electronics, we've got it!

This new club of Computing/Electronics/Tinkerers Hobbyists enthusiasts might just be what you are looking for!
Category:Other
Date:Jan 3, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Community MakerSpace
Name:Viviane Laniel
Phone:250-228-0305
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 6, 2018
Jan 6, 2018
Weekend Open Door at the MakerSpaceWeekend Open Door at the MakerSpace

Oceanside Community MakerSpace is proud to open its doors to non-members the first Saturday of the month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm!

Come in and be greeted by a fun and motivated community of tech enthusiasts! Whether you are interested in learning 3D printing, wood carving, wood working or electronics, we've got it!

This new club of Computing/Electronics/Tinkerers Hobbyists enthusiasts might just be wh...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jan 6, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Community MakerSpace
Name:Viviane Laniel
Phone:250-228-0305
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 6, 2018
Give%20Zentangle%20a%20try%21The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Anyone can learn, and this Basics class is the first step. You'll enjoy a 3-hour 'no mistakes' class with all materials provided, including a mini-kit to take home. From here you can take other classes, or continue on your own. Zentangle is a mindful, meditative drawing process which is a great way to de-stress in a busy world.
Category:Art
Date:Jan 6, 2018
Time:9:30 am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC, Canada
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$48
Name:Rhonda Roy
Phone:250-927-3251
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Dec 31, 2017 to Jan 6, 2018

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