Events


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Apr 20, 2019
Apr 16, 2019 to Jun 1, 2019
'Delights' Exhibition by Jennifer McIntyre

Please visit our website for a full description of this exhibition by Jennifer McIntyre.

Jennifer is represented by Eclectic Gallery in Oak Bay, BC and The Gallery at Mattick’s Farm. She has been a regular participant in the Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sidney Fine Arts Show and the Oak Bay Studio Tour. She has also exhibited with colleagues at the University of Victoria in the yearly Faculty Show, at Glendale Gardens, Legacy Gallery and with “Artishow” at the Ocean Pointe Resort, Coast Harbourside Hotel and the Inn at Laurel Point.

Jennifer's work...more info
Category:Art
Start:Apr 16, 2019
End:Jun 1, 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
 
Apr 20, 2019
ECHO Players Presents: Almost, MaineECHO Players Presents: Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine by John Cariani - April 18th - May 5th, 2019

"An absolute charmer" Vancouver Sun

It's winter in Almost, Maine. Waitresses, lost visitors, tough and not-so-tough women and men gather under the northern lights to try to make sense of this strange thing called love. Funny and sexy, structured as a series of vignettes that take place over one night under the Aurora Borealis in the far n...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Apr 20, 2019
Time:Evening performances 7:30pm; Sunday matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:Adults $23; Seniors $20; Students $14
Name:Sue Murguly
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2019
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.

Loc...more info
Category:Food
Date:Apr 20, 2019
Time:11:00am - 2:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$30
Name:Ceri Peacey
Phone:250-927-5658
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2019
Friends of Foster Park Easter Egg HuntFriends of Foster Park Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Foster Park in Parksville! Featuring free egg hunts and entertainment for the whole family, including a musician, clown, photo booth and face painting! Egg hunts to follow food sales and entertainment.

Food and raffle tickets for sale to make this event and our annual Pumpkin Walk possible. $1 each for a hot dog, drink, cotton candy, raffle basket or...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Apr 20, 2019
Time:11:30am - 1:30pm
Location:Corner of Sanderson Road and Pym St. North
 
Apr 12, 2019 to May 20, 2019
Golden Shoe Hunt

The 13th Annual Golden Shoe Hunt will have you exploring the regional and community parks in electoral areas A to H, to find the hidden shoes. Clues and instructions for the locations of the shoes will be posted weekly to rdn.bc.ca/recreation, RDN Facebook and RDN Twitter starting April 12.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Apr 12, 2019
End:May 20, 2019
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:RDN Community and Regional Parks (varied)
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2019
Live Music at Smoke n WaterLive Music at Smoke n Water

Come on down to Smoke n Water for live music every Friday and Saturday.

To see who is playing please visit www.facebook.com/smokenwaterbc/events.

Reservations are recommend for dinner!
Category:Music
Date:Apr 20, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
 
Apr 16, 2019 to Jun 1, 2019
'Moments of Joy' Exhibition by Laurel Hibbert

Please visit our website for more information about this artist and exhibition.

Laurel Hibbert was born and raised in Lachine Quebec. She attended Macdonald College of McGill University. Upon moving to British Columbia in 1989, she attended the University of Victoria where she received a further teaching degree. Laurel taught a total of 40 years before retiring in 2009.

Upon retiring she began to paint and soon discovered that her unique style was the beginning of a new career.

Her work is remarkable for its vibrant colour and for it...more info
Category:Art
Start:Apr 16, 2019
End:Jun 1, 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
 
Apr 20, 2019
Opening Reception: 'Delights' and 'Moments of Joy' Exhibition

Join us as we celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions - Laurel Hibbert's 'Moments of Joy' and Jennifer McIntyre's 'Delights'. Both exhibitions will run April 20 through June 2, 2019.
Visit our website or Facebook for more information
Category:Art
Date:Apr 20, 2019
Time:1:00 pm
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
 
Apr 15, 2019 to Jun 3, 2019
Parenting Teenagers, Systematic Training for Effective ParentingParenting Teenagers, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting

This is a 6-week parenting information group that will guide participants, step-by-step through strategies for approaching parent/teen relationships with calm, confidence and clarity.

Dates: April 15th - June 3rd (excluding Apr 22 and May 20), 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Contact Ramona at FRA by April 1st to register. Limited to 10 participants.

Topi...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Apr 15, 2019
End:Jun 3, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:198 Morison Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Family Resource Association, Parksville
Cost:optional $23 for resource book
Name:Ramona Passarello
Phone:250-752-6766 Ext. 207
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 19, 2019 to Apr 20, 2019
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Annual Open House

Here's your opportunity to experience the fun of lawn bowling. Our club has a welcoming atmosphere with friendly people just waiting to share their love of the sport with you. Lawn bowling offers great exercise for both the body and the brain. Strategy and fun are all part of this niche sport. Wear flat soled shoes, comfy clothes and prepare to have a really great time. See you on the green!!
Category:Sports
Start:Apr 19, 2019
End:Apr 20, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 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:Apr 20, 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
 
Apr 20, 2019
Robbie VanRobbie Van's Variety Show at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

Non-stop, fun-filled interactive family entertainment with music, storytelling & surprise guests.

A different exciting show each week in April.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Apr 20, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:8-464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15 adults, $9 ages 16 & under (2 & under free)
Name:Christie Parry
Phone:807-627-0501
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 20, 2019
Splish Splash Everyone Welcome Swim

Splish splash everyone welcome swims at Ravensong Aquatic Centre are a water adventure you don't want to miss. The lifeguards are going to bring out the pool toys for everyone to enjoy. Regular admission. Saturday April 20th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Apr 20, 2019
Time:10:00am -12:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street,Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 19, 2019 to Apr 22, 2019
VIUVIU's Milner Gardens & Woodland Bunny Trail

Bring the children or grandchildren for a children's Easter Bunny search taking place in the Gardens. At the Welcome & Interpretive Centre, children can pick up maps for clues to spotting the bunnies, and then return the map to the Pool House Gift Shop to receive an Easter treat.

Adult admission $9, Youth $5. Free admission for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult,...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Apr 19, 2019
End:Apr 22, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:VIU Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$9 Adult, $5 Youth (13-18 yrs) Free - Children 12 & under
Name:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

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