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Mar 3, 2019 to Mar 9, 2019
Mar 3, 2019
Mar 3, 2019
Art Bites: Pastels with Janet CameronArt Bites: Pastels with Janet Cameron

Janet's Pastel class sold out last fall - here's your chance to give it a try!

Janet Cameron was born in Peru and moved to Canada in 1988, living in Montreal, Calgary and now in Parksville. Janet comes from an arts background and after retiring in 2017, she has had a chance to pursue this passion, studying with Joan Larsen and networking with other pastel artists. Janet is fascinated pastels and lo...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 3, 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
 
Mar 3, 2019
CHRCO Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast

Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast on the first Sunday of the month. Pancake breakfast is $6 for small and $8 for large.

Tables are available for $12 each. Outside spaces are also available.
Category:Market
Date:Mar 3, 2019
Time:9:00am - 1:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Name:Cheryl
Phone:250-947-9055
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 3, 2019
Magic Show FundraiserMagic Show Fundraiser

Illusions and Magic for the Entire Family! Silent Auction and Concession (please bring cash).

Tickets Available @ Soak Essentials (180 Craig St, Parksville).

Call 250-248-8552 for more information
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Mar 3, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:10-15
Name:Jenny Everett
Phone:250-248-8552
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 3, 2019
Music On Sunday - Younggun Kim, piano

This University of Toronto faculty member and internationally acclaimed concert pianist who is known for "...his blazing technical capacity and a lush sound supported by a natural phrasing sense..." (Timothy Gilligan, New York Concert Review) will present a program that includes the Bach-Busoni Chaconne, some of the Chopin-Godowsky Studies, and Ravel's La Valse.
Category:Music
Date:Mar 3, 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
 
Mar 3, 2019
Parksville Lions and 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, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. Free event.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Mar 3, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Name:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250 248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 3, 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:Mar 3, 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 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialectSurface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect

Featuring the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown is on exhibit at the MAC from February 26 through to April 14th. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm. The MAC is open Tues-Sun 10-4.
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 4, 2019
Mar 4, 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:Mar 4, 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 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialectSurface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect

Featuring the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown is on exhibit at the MAC from February 26 through to April 14th. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm. The MAC is open Tues-Sun 10-4.
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 5, 2019
Mar 5, 2019
Dad's Night Out: Free Skate

Dads, bring the kids to Oceanside Place Arena and enjoy a free skate together on the pond Tuesday, March 5th from 6:45 to 7:45 pm. This free skate is sponsored by our partners at Building Learning Together.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Sports
Date:Mar 5, 2019
Time:6:45pm - 7:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Name:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250 248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 5, 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:Mar 5, 2019
Time:9:00am
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialectSurface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect

Featuring the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown is on exhibit at the MAC from February 26 through to April 14th. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm. The MAC is open Tues-Sun 10-4.
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 6, 2019
Mar 6, 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:Mar 6, 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 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialectSurface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect

Featuring the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown is on exhibit at the MAC from February 26 through to April 14th. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm. The MAC is open Tues-Sun 10-4.
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 7, 2019
Mar 7, 2019
Canvas Art for Teens 11-15yrs

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, March 7 from 4:00-5:30 pm 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:Mar 7, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:124 Harlech Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$20
Phone:250 248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 7, 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:Mar 7, 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 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialectSurface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect

Featuring the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown is on exhibit at the MAC from February 26 through to April 14th. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm. The MAC is open Tues-Sun 10-4.
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 8, 2019
Mar 8, 2019
Coast to Coast - Jim Payne & Fergus OCoast to Coast - Jim Payne & Fergus O'Byrne in Concert

Newfoundland and Labrador folk music culture-bearers and top-notch performers Jim Payne and Fergus O'Byrne are headed to Parksville on March 8th.

Though their performances can cover a variety of moods, their passion and the music they play attracts fellow artists to join them on stage, gets audiences singing along and even drives concertgoers out of their s...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$30
Name:Jenny Vincent
Phone:250-937-1135
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2019
Parksville Wetlands BioBlitz & Walking ToursParksville Wetlands BioBlitz & Walking Tours

Hosted by VIU 452 Geography students and the City of Parksville.

The City is pleased to partner with fourth year Vancouver Island University geography students on an education/outreach project for the Parksville Wetlands. Over the past month, students have familiarized themselves with the wetlands and wish to invite the public to the Parksville Wetlands Mini BioBlitz on Friday...more info
Category:Wildlife
Date:Mar 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:Parksville Wetlands (foot of Despard and Springwood School)
Location:Parksville Wetlands
Name:Deb Tardiff
Phone:250-954-3073
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 8, 2019
Ryan Oliver in Concert at The MACRyan Oliver in Concert at The MAC

Tough toned, Juno-nominated saxophonist Ryan Oliver honed his craft living on Canada's west coast, and in Amsterdam, Toronto and New York and has performed throughout the world with his own groups and The Shuffle Demons. His teller quartet will be performing a night of swinging standards, romantic ballads and bossa-novas along with a few originals from his saltiest release Strive! featuring Stan Getz's drum...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 8, 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 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialectSurface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect

Featuring the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown is on exhibit at the MAC from February 26 through to April 14th. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm. The MAC is open Tues-Sun 10-4.
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 9, 2019
Mar 9, 2019
Public Raku DayPublic Raku Day

Pyromania Pottery wants you to experience the magic & beauty of participating in a raku firing. Choose an unglazed pot, starfish, seahorse, fish, leaf, heart, cat or whale made by one of our potters, glaze it with their help, and we will fire it for you - in about an hour.

On Saturday, March 9th, our public raku event is open to all ages to come and purchase a pot ($25), glaze it and leave with a work of art.

Located just across the b...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 9, 2019
Time:10:00am
Address:2344 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Pyromania Pottery
Cost:$25
Phone:250-954-1775
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 9, 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:Mar 9, 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
 
Feb 26, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
Surface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialectSurface Language Two: painting in an abstract dialect

Featuring the work of Leona Petrak, Anne Jones and Dennis Brown is on exhibit at the MAC from February 26 through to April 14th. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm. The MAC is open Tues-Sun 10-4.
Category:Art
Start:Feb 26, 2019
End:Apr 14, 2019
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Mar 3, 2019 to Mar 9, 2019

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