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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
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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.

Get ...more info
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
Email:Send Email
 
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
Email:Send Email
 
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
Website:Open Site
 
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
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 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
Email:Send Email
 
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
Email:Send Email

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