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Apr 28, 2019
Apr 27, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
18th Annual Spring Plant Sale at VIU18th Annual Spring Plant Sale at VIU's Milner Gardens

Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens Spring Plant Sale will be held from 10am to 4pm on April 27th and 28th.

Great discounts on heritage trees, shrubs and perennials propagated on site by Milner volunteers.

Master gardeners will help answer your plant questions or choose the right plant. Come early for best selection! Enjoy walking through the Rhododendron...more info
Category:Gardening
Start:Apr 27, 2019
End:Apr 28, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:VIU Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adults $6, Youth $4, children 12 & under free
Name:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 26, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
5th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival5th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival

Whether you are a skydiver, want to try it for the first time with a Tandem Skydive, or just like to watch the parachutes in the sky, the 5th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival is the event not to be missed in 2019 at Skydive Vancouver Island! The 20 passenger Nomad air Skyvan will be back again for the festival!

The Drop Zone has gone all Hawaiian for the theme this year, so grab your favo...more info
Category:Sports
Start:Apr 26, 2019
End:Apr 28, 2019
Address:9-1000 Ravensbourne Lane, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Airport
Phone:250-580-5867
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Apr 26, 2019 to Apr 29, 2019
Darrel Hancock Pottery 4th Annual Show & SaleDarrel Hancock Pottery 4th Annual Show & Sale

Everyone's invited to the Darrel Hancock Pottery 4th Annual Spring Show & Sale! We will have a large selection of functional, stoneware, pottery in various sizes, shapes and colours. There will be a good selection of serving dishes, canister sets, mugs, teapots and bowls that are all microwave, dishwasher and oven safe.

Find the perfect gifts for Mother's Day, Father's ...more info
Category:Artisan
Start:Apr 26, 2019
End:Apr 29, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3503 Harris Crescent, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Name:Darrel Hancock
Phone:250-752-4533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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 28, 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 28, 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 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 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 28, 2019
Music On Sunday - The Jim Cameron Quintet

We are delighted to once again feature this great, veteran stalwart of the Boston jazz scene. If you like tasteful, creative and soulful tenor saxophone playing (and who doesn't?) you had better be sure to get your tickets early for this concert. With Liam Hockley-clarinet, Ron Hadley-piano, Rick Kilburn-bass, Buff Allen-drums.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 28, 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
 
Apr 28, 2019
Oceanside Concert Band Spring Concert

Join the Oceanside Concert Band for their annual spring concert under the direction of Dr. Paul Rathke. This thirty-five member band has been entertaining audiences in the Oceanside area for fifty years.

This popular event is sponsored by the Parksville and District Music Association (PDMA). Proceeds from the concert will be used to support music programs locally.

The Oceanside Concert Band always welcomes new members to its rehearsals, no auditions are required.
Category:Music
Date:Apr 28, 2019
Time:2:30pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:Adults $15; students $5; children 12 and under free
Name:Don McConnell
Phone:250-586-4485
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 27, 2019 to Apr 28, 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, April 27 and 28th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $163.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Apr 27, 2019
End:Apr 28, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$163
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

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