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Apr 15, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018
Apr 15, 2018
Apr 15, 2018
Edible and Medicinal Plants Walk - Brant Wildlife FestivalEdible and Medicinal Plants Walk - Brant Wildlife Festival

Join biologist Jessica Wolf for a stroll along the Englishman River to discover wild plants that produce delicious berries, nutritious greens and fragrant teas. Learn which plants can ward off colds, suppress coughs or fight infection.

$35 per person. Advance registration is required and limited to 15 people. Register online at www.jessicawolf.ca or call 2...more info
Category:Food
Date:Apr 15, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:Englishman River
Cost:$35
Phone:250-734-1422
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 15, 2018
Music On Sunday - Arthur Rowe

We are always delighted to present this distinguished University of Victoria Piano Faculty member who maintains a busy solo, chamber music and orchestral performance schedule throughout the world. Today's piano program will include works by Mozart and Schubert.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 15, 2018
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
 
Apr 15, 2018
Spring Fling TeaSpring Fling Tea

Our Annual Spring Fling Tea featuring a Fashion Show presented by "Close To You" from Parksville, a 50/50, Cakewalk. Treasure Hunt. Door Prizes and Silent Auction

For tickets please call Suzi at 250 738 0822
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Apr 15, 2018
Time:1:00pm
Address:7035 W. Island Highway, Bowser, BC
Location:Bowser Legion
Cost:$10 Adults $5 Children
Name:Patricia McLean
Phone:778-427-8806
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 13, 2018 to Apr 15, 2018
Vancouver Island RV Show & Sale 2018Vancouver Island RV Show & Sale 2018

Dreaming about RV camping and finding your Wildhood in 2018? Considering an upgrade from your older RV for something splashy and new? Or, are you simply curious about what the RVing lifestyle is all about?

Join us at the Vancouver Island RV Show & Sale 2018! Let your friends know you're attending the show... Best part is, when you select “Going” to this Facebook Event, you’ll be automatica...more info
Category:Exhibition
Start:Apr 13, 2018
End:Apr 15, 2018
Address:1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre
Cost:$5
Phone:778-489-5057
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 15, 2018
Young at Heart ConcertYoung at Heart Concert

The Village Voices of Qualicum Beach, directed by Patricia Plumley and accompanied by Andrea Wood, are presenting two exciting concerts this spring, both with local young singers as guests.

First, we present "Youth Infusion", 7 pm on Saturday April 7, 2018 at Knox United Church, 345 Pym Street in Parksville.

Our second concert, "Young at Heart", is at 2:30 pm on Sunday April 15, 2018 at the Christian Fellowship Centre, 825 V...more info
Category:Music
Date:Apr 15, 2018
Time:2:30pm
Address:825 Village Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Christian Fellowship Centre
Cost:$15; students and children free
Name:Frank van Thienen
Phone:250-668-9114
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 16, 2018
Apr 16, 2018
Guided Deep Bay Marine Station Tours - Brant Wildlife FestivalGuided Deep Bay Marine Station Tours - Brant Wildlife Festival

The Deep Bay Marine Field Station is committed to the promotion of ecologically sustainable development and marine conservation. Join our knowledgeable guides as they discuss features of our green building, marine conservation, sustainable seafood and more in interactive group tours of the Field Station.

$12 per person, pre-registration encouraged (...more info
Category:Marine
Date:Apr 16, 2018
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Rd., Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$12 per person
Name:Amie Armet
Phone:250-740-6611
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 2018
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. Note: This course is MANDATORY for all new participants in the Alpine Hikes. Session is on Monday April 16th 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Oceanside Place Arena, and cost is $10 per person.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Park...more info
Category:Other
Date:Apr 16, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:$10
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250 248 3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 16, 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:Apr 16, 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
Apr 17, 2018
Apr 17, 2018
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

The Tuesday Bird Walk on April 17, 2018 will be going to the Shelly Road side of the Englishman River in Parksville. Meet at the Parksville Community Park (near the Lions Club playground parking lot) in Parksville at 9:00 am, or at the end of Shelly Road on the oceanside of highway 19a at about 9:10 am.

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. Note - Check this site (www.thebirdstore.blogspot.com) early Tuesday on stormy mornings to se...more info
Category:Wildlife
Date:Apr 17, 2018
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 18, 2018
Apr 18, 2018
Eaglecrest Garden Club Monthly Meeting

Speaker: Laurene Ebbett, speaking on and presenting numerous photographs of "Public and Private Gardens of England, Wales and Ireland, and The Chelsea Garden Show". Parlour show follows the speaker.
Category:Gardening
Date:Apr 18, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:members free, $3 for visitors
Name:John Wood
Phone:250-738-2728
Email:Send Email
Apr 19, 2018
Apr 19, 2018
Canvas Art for 7-13yrs

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, April 19st from 4:00-5:30 pm at Qualicum Commons, cost is $25.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Apr 19, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$25
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 19, 2018
ECHO Players Presents: Collected Stories by Donald MarguliesECHO Players Presents: Collected Stories by Donald Margulies

Told with intelligence, sharp humour and biting insight, Collected Stories centers on the evolving relationship between Ruth Steiner an older, somewhat testy Columbia University professor and renowned short story writer, and her student, Lisa Morrison, an ambitious aspiring writer who is in awe of her professor. Over the course of their six year relationsh...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Apr 19, 2018
Time:Wed. - Sat. 7:30pm; Sunday matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:Adults $21 Seniors $18 Students $12
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 19, 2018
Foraging for Wild Edibles - Brant Wildlife FestivalForaging for Wild Edibles - Brant Wildlife Festival

Curious and hungry foragers will be led in small groups on a foraging excursion, learning about ocean delicacies, Pacific oysters and Manila clams direct from their shells on the shellfish research farm of Vancouver Island University at Deep Bay.

Foragers will learn about First Nations' use of shellfish, Vancouver Island's marine ecology, and species identification. Part...more info
Category:Food
Date:Apr 19, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Rd. Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$30
Phone:250-753-3245
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 20, 2018
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
4th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival4th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival

Our 4th Annual Event and this year it's Greek themed with a Toga party on Saturday night. Load Organizers, Door Prizes, Band Sat night, BBQ and just a ton of fun.
Category:Other
Start:Apr 20, 2018
End:Apr 22, 2018
Address:9-1000 Ravensbourne Lane, Qualicum Beach, BC
Phone:250-580-5867
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 20, 2018
Coombs Country Opera

Music for everyone - country, bluegrass, folk, old-time, etc. Local musicians are invited to take to the stage and strut their stuff. Snacks and coffee are provided by 4H groups as a fund raiser for the kids. Great family entertainment for an evening out.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 20, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 10ish
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$5 adults, entertainers and kids free
Name:Carol Hansen
Phone:250-752-3998
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2018
ECHO Players Presents: Collected Stories by Donald MarguliesECHO Players Presents: Collected Stories by Donald Margulies

Told with intelligence, sharp humour and biting insight, Collected Stories centers on the evolving relationship between Ruth Steiner an older, somewhat testy Columbia University professor and renowned short story writer, and her student, Lisa Morrison, an ambitious aspiring writer who is in awe of her professor. Over the course of their six year relationsh...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Apr 20, 2018
Time:Wed. - Sat. 7:30pm; Sunday matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:Adults $21 Seniors $18 Students $12
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2018
Live Music with Rockland Moran at Smoke Live Music with Rockland Moran at Smoke 'N Water

Rockland Moran is an original songwriter and seasoned performer, who has entertained audiences of all sizes for more than three decades. He is an avid recording artist with five CDs and five independent film scores to his credit.

A decade and a half ago, Rockland re-invented his guitar playing by shifting to open tuned acoustic. He has also mastered the "Keith Pegs" that give a...more info
Category:Music
Date:Apr 20, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Open House

Well, this year is the time to come to try something really different. Lawn bowling is the hottest niche sport out there and you're invited to be part of the buzz. It's a sport that shares many similarities with curling and curlers just take to this sport so easily.

Just imagine a movable button, up to 16' of curl, a 4" wide rock, no sweeping or slide, outdoor "ice" (a beautiful green) and so much more. Our club has great facilities, a superb green, and a very welcoming atmosphere. Just make sure to wear flat shoes and comfortable clothes a...more info
Category:Sports
Start:Apr 20, 2018
End:Apr 21, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:149 Stanford Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2018
Twoonie Teen Swim

Fridays at Ravensong Aquatic Centre from 7:00-9:00 pm are reserved for the teens. Admission is now only $2 until Friday, June 29th.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Apr 20, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018
Unlocking the Past Conference - Qualicum Beach Family History SocietyUnlocking the Past Conference - Qualicum Beach Family History Society

Unlock your past with two days of speakers including:

Keynote Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
Thomas is an American genealogy professional who specializes in the use of technology and social media to improve research and to connect with others in the family history community.

Lesley Anderson
Lesley has been involved with genealogy for mo...more info
Category:Other
Start:Apr 20, 2018
End:Apr 21, 2018
Address:181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:The Beach Club Resort
Name:Don
Phone:250-954-0771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Apr 21, 2018
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
4th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival4th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival

Our 4th Annual Event and this year it's Greek themed with a Toga party on Saturday night. Load Organizers, Door Prizes, Band Sat night, BBQ and just a ton of fun.
Category:Other
Start:Apr 20, 2018
End:Apr 22, 2018
Address:9-1000 Ravensbourne Lane, Qualicum Beach, BC
Phone:250-580-5867
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 21, 2018
BioBlitz - Brant Wildlife FestivalBioBlitz - Brant Wildlife Festival

Come join us and get outdoors for the third annual Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region BioBlitz! Conduct a survey of plant and animal species at Milner Gardens & Woodland or Englishman River Regional Park/Top Bridge Park Trail Head. Whether you’re new to BioBlitzing and would like to gain some new skills or if you are already experienced and want to contribute your expertise to biodiversity research, there...more info
Category:Festival
Date:Apr 21, 2018
Time:9:00am
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland; Englishman River Regional Park/Top Bridge Park trail head
Phone:250-753-3245 ext. 2802
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 21, 2018
Eaglecrest Garden Club Annual Spring Plant Sale

Annual spring plant sale - many varieties of annual and perennial plants.
Category:Gardening
Date:Apr 21, 2018
Time:8:00am
Address:531 Yambury Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Name:John Wood
Phone:250-738-2728
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 21, 2018
ECHO Players Presents: Collected Stories by Donald MarguliesECHO Players Presents: Collected Stories by Donald Margulies

Told with intelligence, sharp humour and biting insight, Collected Stories centers on the evolving relationship between Ruth Steiner an older, somewhat testy Columbia University professor and renowned short story writer, and her student, Lisa Morrison, an ambitious aspiring writer who is in awe of her professor. Over the course of their six year relationsh...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Apr 21, 2018
Time:Wed. - Sat. 7:30pm; Sunday matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:Adults $21 Seniors $18 Students $12
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Open House

Well, this year is the time to come to try something really different. Lawn bowling is the hottest niche sport out there and you're invited to be part of the buzz. It's a sport that shares many similarities with curling and curlers just take to this sport so easily.

Just imagine a movable button, up to 16' of curl, a 4" wide rock, no sweeping or slide, outdoor "ice" (a beautiful green) and so much more. Our club has great facilities, a superb green, and a very welcoming atmosphere. Just make sure to wear flat shoes and comfortable clothes a...more info
Category:Sports
Start:Apr 20, 2018
End:Apr 21, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:149 Stanford Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 21, 2018
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

Visit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm, Year Round and enjoy an incredible selection of fresh produce and locally produced goods. Our vendors make, bake, or grow the products they offer for sale.

Get to know who produces your food. Discover the wealth of mid-Island production from a wide variety of local home and commercial providers. Learn from them in person the joys and challenges of...more info
Category:Market
Date:Apr 21, 2018
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 21, 2018
Sea Lion Sea Kayaking Tour

The California sea lions make the Oceanside area their home from October to May. We paddle past their haul-out and watch as they cavort and fish in the local waters. Perfect for beginners, these tours include a certified guide, the kayak, gear and instruction in paddling strokes and safety procedures. No experience necessary.

Double kayaks are available to paddle with a friend or a younger family member. Children 10 years and older can register and attend with an adult. Saturday, April 21st from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Cost is $55 per person.

Phone RDN, Rec...more info
Category:Wildlife
Date:Apr 21, 2018
Time:9:45am - 12:00pm
Cost:$55
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250 248 3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018
Unlocking the Past Conference - Qualicum Beach Family History SocietyUnlocking the Past Conference - Qualicum Beach Family History Society

Unlock your past with two days of speakers including:

Keynote Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
Thomas is an American genealogy professional who specializes in the use of technology and social media to improve research and to connect with others in the family history community.

Lesley Anderson
Lesley has been involved with genealogy for mo...more info
Category:Other
Start:Apr 20, 2018
End:Apr 21, 2018
Address:181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:The Beach Club Resort
Name:Don
Phone:250-954-0771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 21, 2018
Wesley Ridge Guided Hike

Hike steep, old-growth forest trails to the ridge for a look at the Salish Sea and the nearby peaks of Mt. Cokely and Mt. Arrowsmith. This is a chance to test your personal fitness and make some alpine hiking goals. Hike intensity rating is 1 star: long stretches of steady incline and steep terrain. Saturday April 21st, 8:00 am start. Cost is $45 per person.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Other
Date:Apr 21, 2018
Time:8:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Wesley Ridge
Cost:$45
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250 248 3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Apr 15, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018

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