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Oct 20, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Oct 20, 2019
Oct 20, 2019
Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom ZieglerEcho Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her belov...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 20, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm Sunday Matinees
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 20, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 20, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 20, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 20, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 20, 2019
Music on Sunday - Cuban/Salsa with Rumba Calzada

Led by composer/percussionist Raphael Geronimo, Vancouver’s Rumba Calzada is an eclectic, powerful mix of salsa, jazz, and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Stirring up a mesmerizing Caribbean musical fusion, this JUNO-nominated “world class Latin band” (The Province) makes joyful music that will have you dancing in your seat.
Category:Music
Date:Oct 20, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 20, 2019
Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back on Sundays, September 29 - December 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays from 12:15-1:45pm. Free admission and skate rentals.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 20, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:Parks and Recreation
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 20, 2019
Ready Set Howl! with Norman FooteReady Set Howl! with Norman Foote

Juno Award winning children's performer is coming to the PCC! Come in costume, create a fun craft, bring your painted pumpkin and enter to win a prize. Crafts from 12 to 1. Norman, along with a local children's choir, performs from 1 to 2 pm.

Painted pumpkins will be accepted at the centre from October 14th to 19th and prizes will be awarded after the show. Age categories: Under 6, 7 - 12 and 13 to 18. Th...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 20, 2019
Time:12:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$8 each; $30 family for PCC members or $10/$35 for non-members
Name:Evelyn Parker
Phone:250-248-6234
Email:Send Email
Oct 21, 2019
Oct 21, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove

Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses dance and fun energizing music, and an urban feel. It will get you sweating, gently raise your heart rate, and you moving. The most important part - It's easy and fun!

Cardio Dance Club is about the fitness and the community. This is a lower intensity class that is:
- Low impact
- Lower intensity (slightly lower beats-per-minute music)
- Simple, modified choreo that lasts a bit longer before the moves change.

Register online at http://shop.cardiodanceclub.com/ or by...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 21, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$64 / 8 weeks or $50 for a 5-class punch pass
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 21, 2019
Mahjong Mondays at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

Snow birding and want to get out on Monday nights? Stuck in the house watching the rain come down? Looking to meet some new folks in town? Here's your chance to get out and have some fun playing mahjong.
Category:Other
Date:Oct 21, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: ParksvilleCardio Dance Club: Parksville

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow.

The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favourites. Classes include hip hop, ...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 22, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:#5-464 Island Hwy E, Parksville, BC
Location:FLUID Fitness
Cost:$10
Name:Jen
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 22, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 22, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 22, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 22, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 22, 2019
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BCOur Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Oct 22, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 22, 2019
Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 11 - 15)Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 11 - 15)

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium on Tuesdays, September 10 - November 12, for a fun night of drop-in basketball. Balls will be provided, but participants are asked to come prepared wearing clothing they can move in and running shoes.

This program is free. No registration is required, but you will need to sign a participation waiver upon arrival.

Questions? Contact Kristine at steph...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 22, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 23, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: Errington

Cardio Dance Club is an hour-long, follow-along, dance fitness class. It is open to all skill and fitness levels. So get your groove on and follow along as our instructor, Jen deHaan, guides you through a series of choreographed dance moves. Each class will feature a mix of modern radio hits and old-school classics. Everything from Top 40, to Latin beats, to K-Pop, to hip hop, to R&B.

Jen's enthusiasm will encourage you to get your heart rate up and your feet moving. This class is about having fun, enjoying the music and dancing your way towards a fitter ...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 23, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$80 / 10 weeks or $50 for a 5-class punch pass
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 23, 2019
Drop in Crib at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

This is a great way to beat the winter blues and meet some really wonderful people at the same time. From October 2019, through March 2020, you're invited to have a little fun playing crib at our club.
Category:Other
Date:Oct 23, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 23, 2019
Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom ZieglerEcho Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her belov...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 23, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm Sunday Matinees
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 23, 2019
Foundations of PaintingFoundations of Painting

A 5-week course where you will learn essential traditional acrylic painting techniques so you can construct a successful painting.

Schedule
Wednesdays from 11am - 1pm
Date of first class: October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th & Nov 6th
Duration: 5 weeks


Course Outline
Through step-by-step explanations, demonstrations, and one-on-one coaching from Jenny Hughes your painting skills will improve rapidly in this 5 week c...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 23, 2019
Time:11:00am - 1:00pm
Address:124 Harlech Rd., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Old Fire Hall
Cost:$165
Name:Jenny Hughes
Phone:778-835-9332
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 23, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 23, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019
Arrowsmith Archers Women's Open House

Open House at the Arrowsmith Archers indoor facility. Equipment and coaching provided to get anyone started. Experienced archers and first timers are welcome, all ages.

Access is in the rear of the large building on the camp grounds.

Come and pop some balloons!
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:2531 Nanoose Beach Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Nanoose Pentecostal Church Camp
Name:Bob O'Brien
Phone:250-753-0521
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: Qualicum BeachCardio Dance Club: Qualicum Beach

Cardio Dance Club (regular intensity cardio dance). Classes run every Thursday morning, 644 Memorial Rd, Qualicum Beach B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Register for class with the RDN, or register at Ravensong in Qualicum Beach or Oceanside Place Arena in Parksville. Save money by registering for a series, or drop in for $10.

Class de...more info
Category:Other
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Name:Jen deHaan
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019
Drop in Bridge at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

It might be rainy and grey outside, but it will be warm and dry on Thursday afternoons at our club. Bridge will be on the agenda and you're invited to be part of the action.
Category:Other
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019
Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom ZieglerEcho Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her belov...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm Sunday Matinees
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BCOur Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019 to Oct 25, 2019
School's Out Everyone Welcome Swim & Skates

Stay active on your day off from school with a swim at Ravensong Aquatic Centre or a skate at Oceanside Place Arena. Everyone Welcome Skate 1:30 to 3:00 pm on October 24. Everyone Welcome Swim October 24 and 25 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm Reduced rate admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Oct 24, 2019
End:Oct 25, 2019
Location:Oceanside Place Arena & Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Reduced Rate
Name:Parks and Recreation
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019
SpooktacularSpooktacular

Join us for Spooktacular, our annual family Halloween event! Come in costume and explore the buildings hosted by Building Learning Together's community partners. Make a craft, play games, meet up with friends, have a hot dog and enjoy some warm apple cider.

For children age 0-10 and their adult. Entry by donation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:494 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside BLT
Cost:By Donation
 
Oct 24, 2019
Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 16+)Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 16+)

Thursday evening basketball is one of our most popular sports programs. Each week an avid group of basketball players meet to enjoy a casual game. All materials are provided, but participants need to be dressed to run. No registration is required, but you will need to sign a participation waiver upon arrival.

Questions? Contact Kristine at stephenson@live.ca or 250-927-3985
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 24, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 25, 2019
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
BCSPCA Book Sale & MoreBCSPCA Book Sale & More

The Parksville-Qualicum Beach & District BCSPCA's Fall Book Sale & More Fundraiser is just around the corner.

Thousands of gently used books, gardening supplies, puzzles, crafts, CD's, DVD's and board games, come out early for the best selections.

Don't miss out on helping the animals and stocking up your library for the cozy winter months of reading. Bring your sweet tooth for some amazing homemade bakin...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:Oct 25: 9am-5pm; Oct 26: 9am-3pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Name:Nadine Durante
Phone:250-248-3811
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
CFUW PQCFUW PQ's 35th Annual Book Sale

Since 1985, CFUW PQ's Scholarship & Bursary Trust has helped local students pursue their educational goals. Proceeds from our annual Book Sale help support this initiative and other educational projects.

Book buyers will find current fiction (by author) and non-fiction (by category) in gently used condition, plus our infamous bargain bin! It's a bookworm's dream with prices from $2 to $8 allowing the pe...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:Oct. 25 & 26 9am - 5pm; Oct 27. 9am - 2pm
Address:525 Lowrys Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:Morningstar Golf Club Pavilion
Name:Brenda Correy
Phone:250-248-8437
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019
Coombs Halloween Dance with Chevy RayCoombs Halloween Dance with Chevy Ray

Rockin'n'rollin' at it's best, with Chevy Ray & the Fins at the Coombs Halloween Dance. Doors/bar opens at 7pm and music starts at 8pm.

Lots of prizes for costumes so get started now. Lots of room for dancing.

Tickets available at Cranky Dog, Arbutus Music, Coombs General Store, Alberni Colour Corner, the Band & CHRCO office.
Category:Music
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 12:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$20 in advance or $25 at the door
Name:Carol Hansen
Phone: 250-927-2747
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019
Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom ZieglerEcho Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her belov...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm Sunday Matinees
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 25, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019

Fun for all ages. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult - no Halloween masks or no pets allowed. This is not a costume dress up event. Strollers are not recommended. There is no parking within the event - please carpool or park on Stewart or Claudet roads. Parking on the street is very busy & dark - use caution! Additional parking next door at Natural Gift Farms orchard off of Claudet Rd.

Pleas...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 10:00pm
Address:2525 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Cost:Advance Tickets $5 person
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 24, 2019 to Oct 25, 2019
School's Out Everyone Welcome Swim & Skates

Stay active on your day off from school with a swim at Ravensong Aquatic Centre or a skate at Oceanside Place Arena. Everyone Welcome Skate 1:30 to 3:00 pm on October 24. Everyone Welcome Swim October 24 and 25 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm Reduced rate admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Oct 24, 2019
End:Oct 25, 2019
Location:Oceanside Place Arena & Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Reduced Rate
Name:Parks and Recreation
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 26, 2019
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
BCSPCA Book Sale & MoreBCSPCA Book Sale & More

The Parksville-Qualicum Beach & District BCSPCA's Fall Book Sale & More Fundraiser is just around the corner.

Thousands of gently used books, gardening supplies, puzzles, crafts, CD's, DVD's and board games, come out early for the best selections.

Don't miss out on helping the animals and stocking up your library for the cozy winter months of reading. Bring your sweet tooth for some amazing homemade bakin...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:Oct 25: 9am-5pm; Oct 26: 9am-3pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Name:Nadine Durante
Phone:250-248-3811
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
CFUW PQCFUW PQ's 35th Annual Book Sale

Since 1985, CFUW PQ's Scholarship & Bursary Trust has helped local students pursue their educational goals. Proceeds from our annual Book Sale help support this initiative and other educational projects.

Book buyers will find current fiction (by author) and non-fiction (by category) in gently used condition, plus our infamous bargain bin! It's a bookworm's dream with prices from $2 to $8 allowing the pe...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:Oct. 25 & 26 9am - 5pm; Oct 27. 9am - 2pm
Address:525 Lowrys Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:Morningstar Golf Club Pavilion
Name:Brenda Correy
Phone:250-248-8437
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 26, 2019
Disco Light Skate for All Ages

Catch dance fever under the disco lights at Oceanside Place Arena. The flashing lights and pumping music will take you back in time on Saturdays September 28 and October 26 from 7:30 to 9:00 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:Oct 26, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Parks and Recreation
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 26, 2019
Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom ZieglerEcho Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her belov...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm Sunday Matinees
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
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Oct 26, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
Halloween Dance featuring Star 69Halloween Dance featuring Star 69

Halloween Dance night for the grown ups Saturday, October 26th, 8pm until 1am.

Popular local bank Star 69 performs a mix of classic rock from the 70s to 90s that keeps the crowd dancing all night long!

Costume contest! Burger bar! Liquor service from 8 pm until midnight.

Must be 19 or older. Tickets are $15 for PCC members. Call the centre to become a member today! $18 for non-members.

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Category:Music
Start:Oct 26, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 1:00am
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$15 for PCC members & $18 for non-members
Name:Evelyn Parker
Phone:250-248-6234
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Oct 26, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
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Oct 26, 2019
Macy Caterwaul Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co.Macy Caterwaul Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co.

Macy Caterwaul is a newly formed duo from Central Vancouver Island.

Serving up a unique blend of acoustic, electronic, alternative and classic rock, their original material such as "Rock the Dogs" have been said to evoke a Tom Cochrane on steroids listening experience. Search Macy Caterwaul on Soundcloud for all their latest tracks.
Category:Music
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Phone:250-951-0125
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Oct 26, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
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Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019

Fun for all ages. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult - no Halloween masks or no pets allowed. This is not a costume dress up event. Strollers are not recommended. There is no parking within the event - please carpool or park on Stewart or Claudet roads. Parking on the street is very busy & dark - use caution! Additional parking next door at Natural Gift Farms orchard off of Claudet Rd.

Pleas...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 10:00pm
Address:2525 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Cost:Advance Tickets $5 person
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Oct 26, 2019
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BCOur Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
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Oct 26, 2019
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

Visit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm (1pm July & Aug), 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 ...more info
Category:Market
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm (1pm July & Aug)
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Veterans Way / Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
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 o...more info
Category:Market
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:172 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
Raincity Halloween Dance at the Errington HallRaincity Halloween Dance at the Errington Hall

The Errington Hall’s annual all ages Halloween costume dance presents East Van funk-rockers Raincity. There’s a 1970s and 1980s costume theme, so prepare to get your hippie or disco vibe going.

Fronted by female leads on saxophone and vocals by Parksville-raised Clare Twiddy, Raincity’s audacious performance is loaded with engaging interplay and explosive energy. The five members ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:Doors at 7:30pm; Show at 8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$20 in stores; $22.50 online
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
Sturling Try it Event 55yrs+Sturling Try it Event 55yrs+

The sport of Sturling, stick curling, is a new ice sport. Get in on the excitement and come to this Try It Event. Instructors will teach the basic rules, how to deliver the curling stone and how to sweep. After a 45 min. lesson, participants will participate in small games.

Following the on ice activity, refreshments will be provided.

This event is provided in partnership with the Zone 2 Area 2 BC Senior Game...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:220 Corfield St N, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Curling Club
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
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Oct 20, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
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