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May 4, 2019
May 4, 2019
2019 Season Opening Day at the Errington Farmers2019 Season Opening Day at the Errington Farmers' Market

The Errington Farmers' Market kicks off the 2019 season in medieval style.

Errington's beautiful Community Park provides a wonderful forest setting for this gem of a local market, enhanced by great food, live music and a friendly community atmosphere.

Bring your market basket or reusable bags and check out the variety of vendors for your weekly grocery shopp...more info
Category:Market
Date:May 4, 2019
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Name:Cait McDonald ~ Market Manager
Phone:250-618-2281
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 4, 2019
Al-Anon Day

Please join us for District 14's (Port Alberni, Qualicum, Parksville Al-Anon Family Groups) Al-Anon Day on May 4, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at St. Edmund's Church, 407 Wembley Rd, Parksville.

AA and Al-Anon guest speakers, workshops, skit, raffles, potluck lunch, and more. Everyone is welcome! Email pattyinservice@gmail.com for more information.

Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.
Category:Other
Date:May 4, 2019
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:St. Edmund's Church
Cost:By Donation
Name:Patty
Phone:250-216-5701
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 4, 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:May 4, 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
 
May 4, 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 4, 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 4, 2019
Mount Horne Guided Hike

Embarking on this hike from the spectacular Cathedral Grove, this tour will take you through both man-made and natural elements that remind us of the history of the area. The scenic climb ends with a rocky scramble to the top of the bluff where you can see out to Mount Arrowsmith Massif and the Alberni Inlet. Hike intensity rating is 2 stars: long stretches of steady incline and steep terrain.

Depart from Ravensong Aquatic Centre on Saturday, May 4th at 8:00 am. $49 per person.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation ...more info
Category:Wildlife
Date:May 4, 2019
Time:8:00am - 2:00pm
Address:737 Jones street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Meet at Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$49
Name:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Phone:250 752-5014
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
 
May 4, 2019
Pottery Clearance Sale at Arrowsmith PotterPottery Clearance Sale at Arrowsmith Potter's Guild

This annual Spring event brings all of our artists together to clear out the pottery studio at discounted prices so we may make space for new creations.

Pots, mugs, platters, sculptures and so much more for a fraction of the price.

Join us here to stock up on gifts for others or a present for yourself.
Category:Art
Date:May 4, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:600 Alberni Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Train Station
Name:Jessica
Phone:250-240-7307
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 4, 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:May 4, 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
 
May 4, 2019
The Age of Consequences Documentary ScreeningThe Age of Consequences Documentary Screening

The Age of Consequences is a new documentary that investigates the impacts of climate change on increased scarcity of resources, migration, and conflict through the lens of US military and national security agencies. Pentagon insiders make the compelling case that if we go on with business as usual, the consequences of climate change – waves of refugees, failed states, terrorism – will...more info
Category:Other
Date:May 4, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
 
May 4, 2019
The Great Garage Sale

Clean out that attic and sell no longer needed items at the Great Garage Sale. Oceanside Place Arena will be transformed into a giant flea market with lots of room for those wonderful treasures to find new homes with the hundreds of buyers that wander the aisles. Book your space today. Saturday May 4th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, free admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to book a table. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Market
Date:May 4, 2019
Time:9:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 1, 2019 to May 7, 2019
Youth Week

Youth week is a national celebration of youth held annually May 1 to 7. It is a week of interaction and celebration intended to build a strong connection between young people and their communities.

To find out more and get involved go to rdn.bc.ca/recreation or contact Kelly Valade at 250-248-3252.
Category:Other
Start:May 1, 2019
End:May 7, 2019
Location:Various locations
Name:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250 248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
May 4, 2019
Zentangle: Festive FandalasZentangle: Festive Fandalas

Create a lovely tangled fan using ribbon tangles in a stacked design. Use your favourite ribbon tangles and learn some new ones. This class is suitable for novice and experienced tanglers alike; Zentangle Basics is the only prerequisite. 3-hour class, materials included.

The fans are made with Do paper, a traditional handmade paper in Vietnam. These fans themselves were handmade in the northern province of Vietnam. B...more info
Category:Art
Date:May 4, 2019
Time:9:30am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$48
Name:Rhonda Roy CZT
Phone:250-927-3251
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

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