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May 11, 2019
May 11, 2019
Mid-Island Food Truck & Market Festival<br/>Mid-Island Food Truck & Market Festival

There will be a special gathering of food trucks on May 11th, 2019 at the Parksville Community Centre parking lot with over a dozen food trucks, adult beverages, local Island craft breweries & wineries, great music, market tables, face painting, and an inside pub style cafe.

Just think bacon, beverages, and some great DJ tunes.
Category:Festival
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:11:00am - 8:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Name:Holly Heppner
Phone:250-927-2786
Email:Send Email
 
May 11, 2019
#modernlove#modernlove

#modernlove is the Sooke Community Choir's powerful new show expressing the chaotic and turbulent emotion that is Love. Through fabulous arrangements of current pop hits and rock classics like emotional ballads by Christina Perri, Elton John and Meghan Trainor to the passion of A Great Big World and Elton John and the zaniness of the B-52s.

This show will tug at your heart strings. Come and experience this highly successful fifty-voice choir and the...more info
Category:Music
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:407 Wembley Road, Parksville, BC
Location:St. Anne's St. Edmund's Anglican Church
Cost:$20 (16 & under free)
Name:Margaret Longdale
Phone:778-425-1323
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 11, 2019
All About the Garden Sale - Qualicum Beach Garden ClubAll About the Garden Sale - Qualicum Beach Garden Club

Saturday, May 11, 8:30 am to noon, 701 Larch Drive, Qualicum Beach.

Profits from the plant sale go into the Club Education Fund. Last year the Club was able to make a substantial donation to Shoots with Roots at Milner Gardens.
Category:Gardening
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:701 Larch Drive, Qualicum Beach, BC
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
 
May 11, 2019
Errington Farmers MarketErrington Farmers Market

"Make it, Bake it, Grow it!"

The Errington Farmers' Market is THE place to be each Saturday from May to September! Make it a family outing each week to shop for local, fresh, authentic food including seasonal vegetables and fruit, eggs, meats, flowers and more.

Enjoy ready to eat food also, like kale chips, preserves, breads, and baking! Artisans are also included in the farmers' market, offering fine art, hand-made toys...more info
Category:Market
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Name:Market Manager
Phone:250-618-2281
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
 
May 11, 2019
Kyler Pierce Live at Mount Arrowsmith BrewingKyler Pierce Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

Kyler Pierce has an extensive list of live shows under his belt. Having toured across Europe and Canada with No Sinner, and playing extensively in B.C. with numerous bands including long time Fraser Valley Staple Harma White and Motown revival The Aerophonics. Kyler Pierce has played hundreds of shows in hundreds of venues of all sizes as a solo artist, in original projects and as a hi...more info
Category:Music
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Phone:250-951-0125
 
May 11, 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:May 11, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
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 29, 2019 to May 12, 2019
Mothers Day at Micky JMothers Day at Micky J's

On May 12th celebrate Mom at Micky J's Bar & Grill! Reserve either the 11am or 1pm seating that includes breakfast and lunch items along with juice bar, coffee, tea, and assorted desserts. All Mom's receive a complimentary flower!

Adults $24.95; children 12 and under $1 per year of age. Reservations recommended.
Category:Food
Start:Apr 29, 2019
End:May 12, 2019
Time:11:00am & 1:00pm
Address:2250 Fowler Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Micky J's Bar & Grill at Arrowsmith Golf
Cost:Adults $24.95; children 12 and under $1 per year of age
Phone:250-752-9727
Website:Open Site
 
May 11, 2019
Murder By MagicMurder By Magic

A fun night of food, friends, and a show.

Cocktails - 6pm
Prime Rib Buffet Dinner - 7pm
Show to follow - comedy murder by magic show where the audience become suspects and the crime is solved by Paul Romhany using comedy magic and mind-reading.

Tickets $50 available at Eaglecrest or phone 250-752-6311.
Category:Other
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:2035 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Eaglecrest Golf Club
Cost:$50
Phone:250-752-6311
Website:Open Site
 
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
 
May 10, 2019 to May 12, 2019
Parksville Spring Home ExpoParksville Spring Home Expo

The best show in the Oceanside area comes to Parksville this May! Visit the show to see the new products and services for all your home needs at one great location, over three BIG days!

Free Admission!

Friday, May 10 – 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, May 11 – 9:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday, May 12 – 10:00am to 4:00pm

This is your chance to talk to local experts about your home projects, before we’re gone until the fall! F...more info
Category:Other
Start:May 10, 2019
End:May 12, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
 
May 11, 2019
Partners in Community Benefit GalaPartners in Community Benefit Gala

Oceanside Hospice Society and Forward House Community Society are partnering in the first annual Partners in Community Benefit Gala on May 11th, 2019 at the Qualicum Civic Centre. All funds raised from this event will be split between our two organizations. Our goal is to raise more than $25,000 in our first year to help support programs for individuals and families who are facing advanced illness, death a...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:5:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$100
Name:Shianne Carswell
Phone:250-752-6227
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 7, 2019 to May 20, 2019
Prime Rhododendron Bloom at Milner GardensPrime Rhododendron Bloom at Milner Gardens

The Rhododendrons at Milner Gardens are one of the Gardens' most significant collections.

Enjoy your walk through the Woodland Gardens while the Rhododendrons put on their best display! Gardens open 10am to 5pm, last entry 4:30pm. Prime Rhododendron bloom anticipated through to May 20th.

Tea Room hours 12 - 4pm; due to luncheon on May 17th the Tea Room hours are 1pm - 4pm.

Full Aft...more info
Category:Gardening
Start:May 7, 2019
End:May 20, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:VIU Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$12 adults; $7 youth; children 12 and under free
Name:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 11, 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:May 11, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:172 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
May 11, 2019
Sea Lion Kayak Tour

The California sea lions make the Oceanside area their home from October to May. Register in this kayak tour and paddle past their haul-out and watch as they cavort and fish in the local waters. These tours are perfect for beginners and include kayak gear and instruction. Saturday, May 11th from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Cost is $55 per person.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Wildlife
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:9:45am - 12:00pm
Location:Nanoose Bay
Cost:$55
Name:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250 248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 11, 2019
The High Bar Gang in Concert at the Errington HallThe High Bar Gang in Concert at the Errington Hall

Since forming in the summer of 2010, the High Bar Gang has been bringing its unique take on old time bluegrass to the people of Western Canada.

Vocal harmony is key to the band’s sound, and the blend of Shari Ulrich, Wendy Bird and Kirby Barber along with guitarist Barney Bentall and banjo player Dave Barber is simply stunning. Supported by Rob Becker on bass, and Colin Na...more info
Category:Music
Date:May 11, 2019
Time:Doors at 7:30pm & Show at 8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$30 in stores; $32.50 online
Website:Open Site

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