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Dec 10, 2017
Dec 10, 2017
Canada 150 Skating Day

Let's glide into winter with two free skate sessions on Sunday, December 10th at Oceanside Place Arena. The Parksville Lion's and Save on Foods Free Family skate from 12:15-1:45 pm and Everyone Welcome Free Skate from 2:00-3:30 pm. Check #8, Skating, off your ParticipACTION 150 Playlist and celebrate Canada 150 with your friends.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 10, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
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Dec 10, 2017
Christmas with the BC Boys ChoirChristmas with the British Columbia Boys Choir

Knox Presents… Christmas with the British Columbia Boys Choir, on Sunday, December 10 at 2:30 pm at Knox United Church (345 Pym Street), in Parksville. This travelling choir of 30 boys/young men, between the ages of 9 and 24 years, trains under the direction of Edette Gagne and is one of North America’s few, four-part secular boys choirs.

The choir draws their members from the British Columbia ...more info
Date:Dec 10, 2017
Address:345 Pym St., Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:Advanced $25 /$15 Students - Door $28 / $15 Students
Dec 10, 2017
Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft Christmas Sale

Sale of handcrafted wood items, stools, child sized rocking chairs as well as trays and a large variety of unique gift items, bowls, salt & pepper mills and much more.

Open Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3 & 9-10.
Date:Dec 10, 2017
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Name:Darrill Hanscom
Email:Send Email
Dec 9, 2017 to Dec 19, 2017
Festival of Tiny TreesFestival of Tiny Trees

Stop by the MAC to place a bid between Saturday, December 9th and Thursday, December 19th. Bidding closing date: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 10:15 am. We will notify successful bidders to pick up their tiny tree, wreath or swag before Saturday, December 23rd at noon.

Join us for a festive family reception, Saturday, December 9th from 1-3 pm to coincide with the opening of our December Art Exhibition featuring Joan Larson.
Start:Dec 9, 2017
End:Dec 19, 2017
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
Dec 10, 2017
Milner Christmas Magic 2017Milner Christmas Magic 2017

December 1-3, 8-10 & 15-20; 5:00pm - 8:30pm - last entry at 8:00pm.

The annual family festival of lights & music in the Garden! Featuring over 1 km of Festive Lights, Holiday Displays, Live Music, Refreshments, Special Christmas Gift Shop, Santa Claus, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling.

Christmas Magic Musicians:
Fri Dec 1: Tangerine Swing
Sat Dec 2: Heart’s Ease
Sun Dec 3: Spare Tyme

Fri Dec 8: Bruc...more info
Date:Dec 10, 2017
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adult $5; Children $2.50; Family (2 adults & up to 3 children/youths <19 yrs) $12
Website:Open Site
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Dec 10, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - The Liam Hockley Quartet

It has been quite a while since our Christmas-themed fall series finale has utilized the jazz idiom, and we are pleased to remedy that with a superb quartet that features the versatile talents of this outstanding, young Vancouver-based clarinetist. We hope that the intriguing arrangements of well-known seasonal favourites will help to get you into the Holiday Spirit!

With Ron Hadley-piano, Rick Kilburn-bass and Hans Verhoeven-drums
Date:Dec 10, 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)
Website:Open Site
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Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 10, 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. - to see some of the vendors that will...more info
Date:Dec 10, 2017
Time:8:00am - 12:00pm
Address:240 Lion's Way, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Wendy Kingwill
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

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