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Feb 17, 2019 to Feb 23, 2019
Feb 17, 2019
Feb 17, 2019
Art Bites: Watercolours with Carla FlegelArt Bites: Watercolours with Carla Flegel

Carla Flegel has explored oils, acrylics and has recently settled on watercolour as her medium of choice. She loves the unpredictability as water, paint and paper meet, and how it paints itself if you let it. Note: Carla is starting a Watercolour class February 20th at the MAC - try this Art Bites class and see if you?re interested in following up with Carla's class!

About Art Bites: Art ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 17, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$30 per class
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 17, 2019
Music On Sunday - Eugene Skovorodnikov, piano

"... Eugene captured the attention of the audience with his perfect mastery and polished sense of style, full of life and romanticism... he played with the power and colours of a symphony orchestra, with fluent and flawless virtuosity", "Nevsky Times", Russia.

Mr. Skovorodnikov, who is recognized throughout Europe, Canada, U.S., Asia and the former Soviet Union for his stylistic interpretation and his technical brilliance, will treat us to an all-Russian program featuring Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin.
Category:Music
Date:Feb 17, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Cost:$15.00 (Members) $18.00 (Non-members)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 17, 2019
Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular skate session is Sundays, a great way to stay active as a family. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, February 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. Free event.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 17, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 17, 2019
Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MACRainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 17, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 17, 2019
Second Chances: The MusicalSecond Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in m...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 17, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Name:Village Theatre
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 18, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
BC Provincial Family Day Swim & Skate Events

Both Ravensong Aquatic Centre and Oceanside Place Arena are open to celebrate BC Provincial Family Day on Monday February 18th. Free admission to both of these events is courtesy of CUPE 401, Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Free Family Swim from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Free Family Skate from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or 250-248-3252 or view swim and skate schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 18, 2019
Time:10am - 2pm (family swim); 1pm - 4pm (family skate)
Location:Oceanside Place Arena, Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 18, 2019
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Other
Date:Feb 18, 2019
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 19, 2019
Feb 19, 2019
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

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 see if the walks have been cancelled.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Feb 19, 2019
Time:9:00am
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2019
Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MACRainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 19, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 20, 2019
Feb 20, 2019
Eaglecrest Garden Club Monthly Meeting

Speaker: Dan Jason, owner of Salt Spring Seeds speaking on "The Power of Pulses: Saving the World with Peas, Beans, Chickpeas, Favas and Lentils". Dan is a long-time advocate of pulses as a healthy and environmentally responsible alternative to meat and tofu. Dan is a dedicated educator on sustainable organic gardening and farming, seed saving, and a farmer of beautiful gardens full of vegetables, grains, medicinal and culinary herbs and flowers.
Category:Gardening
Date:Feb 20, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Guests $3
Name:John Wood
Phone:250-738-2728
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2019
Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MACRainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 20, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2019
Second Chances: The MusicalSecond Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in m...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 20, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Name:Village Theatre
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2019
Sole Sisters Walking

Strap on your walking shoes and join the Sole Sisters walking group. This program is held every Wednesday at various locations around the Oceanside area and is intended for women 50+, but all ages are welcome.

All levels of fitness are encouraged and no one will be left behind.

For information about the weekly walk location, please visit: https://www.arrowsmithcalendar.com/programs-sole-sisters
Category:Other
Date:Feb 20, 2019
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Parksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food FestivalParksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food & Beer Festival

It’s time to raise your glass and toast the exceptional wines, beers, ciders and cuisine of British Columbia at the 11th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival this February 21-24, 2019. 

Those seeking to escape for the ultimate culinary getaway will want to save the date and experience this four day festival that showcases BC’s best. Festival goers ...more info
Category:Food
Start:Feb 21, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Phone:1-800-663-7373
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 21, 2019
Canvas Art for Kids 7-10yrs

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, February 21st from 4:00-5:30pm at Oceanside Art Studio, cost is $20.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 21, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:124 Harlech Rd., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$20
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 2019
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Other
Date:Feb 21, 2019
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 2019
Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MACRainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 21, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 2019
Second Chances: The MusicalSecond Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in m...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 21, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Name:Village Theatre
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 22, 2019
Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Parksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food FestivalParksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food & Beer Festival

It’s time to raise your glass and toast the exceptional wines, beers, ciders and cuisine of British Columbia at the 11th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival this February 21-24, 2019. 

Those seeking to escape for the ultimate culinary getaway will want to save the date and experience this four day festival that showcases BC’s best. Festival goers ...more info
Category:Food
Start:Feb 21, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Phone:1-800-663-7373
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 22, 2019
15th Annual A Night at the Palace - A Night of Vaudeville and Burlesque 15th Annual A Night at the Palace - A Night of Vaudeville and Burlesque

Live at the Errington Hall February 15, 16, 22 and 23 featuring Burlesque, Comedy, Dance, Music, Drama and More!

Tickets go on sale Sunday January 20th from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Errington Hall. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the Errington General Store and potentially online.

Tickets $25 and $27.50 online (if availab...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 22, 2019
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$25
 
Feb 22, 2019
Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MACRainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 22, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 22, 2019
Second Chances: The MusicalSecond Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in m...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 22, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Name:Village Theatre
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 22, 2019
Tales for the Telling: Traditional Tales of Scotland Tales for the Telling: Traditional Tales of Scotland

Tales full of Giants, Broonies, Selkies, Kings and Heroes from the land of the brave and free. The real Scot, storyteller Calum Lykan, introduces you to his magical Scotland.

Make this one of your Pick 6 Package choices! Visit our website for details.
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 22, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$18 ($15 OCAC members)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 23, 2019
Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Parksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food FestivalParksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food & Beer Festival

It’s time to raise your glass and toast the exceptional wines, beers, ciders and cuisine of British Columbia at the 11th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival this February 21-24, 2019. 

Those seeking to escape for the ultimate culinary getaway will want to save the date and experience this four day festival that showcases BC’s best. Festival goers ...more info
Category:Food
Start:Feb 21, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Phone:1-800-663-7373
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
15th Annual A Night at the Palace - A Night of Vaudeville and Burlesque 15th Annual A Night at the Palace - A Night of Vaudeville and Burlesque

Live at the Errington Hall February 15, 16, 22 and 23 featuring Burlesque, Comedy, Dance, Music, Drama and More!

Tickets go on sale Sunday January 20th from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Errington Hall. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the Errington General Store and potentially online.

Tickets $25 and $27.50 online (if availab...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$25
 
Feb 23, 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 Saturday February 23rd 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:Feb 23, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 23, 2019
Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MACRainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 23, 2019
Red Cross AED/CPR C

Save a life when only seconds count. Get trained. This course is required for lifeguards and health care professionals. Topics covered are CPR and blocked airways for adults, children and infants and an introduction to automated external defibrillators (AED). Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, February 23rd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Cost is $73.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:9:00am - 3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$73
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 23, 2019
Red Cross Emergency First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared and get trained in first aid skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years. Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, February 23rd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $86.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$86
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 23, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared; get trained with a two day course in first aid and cardiopulmonary (CPR C) skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years.

Qualicum Commons, on Saturday and Sunday, February 23rd and 24th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $159.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Feb 23, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$159
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 23, 2019
Second Chances: The MusicalSecond Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in m...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Name:Village Theatre
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Feb 17, 2019 to Feb 23, 2019

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