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Apr 10, 2020 - Golden Shoe Hunt
Apr 17, 2020 - Golden Shoe Hunt
Apr 17, 2020 - Coombs Country Opera
Apr 24, 2020 - Golden Shoe Hunt
May 1, 2020 - Golden Shoe Hunt
May 3, 2020 - CHRCO Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast
May 8, 2020 - Golden Shoe Hunt
May 9, 2020 - CULA Curtis Labelle Benefit Concert
May 9, 2020 - Roaming Art Painting Journey
May 15, 2020 - Golden Shoe Hunt
Jan 12, 2020 to Jan 18, 2020
Jan 12, 2020
Jan 7, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Hand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay PhotographyHand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay Photography

"Hand Painted Tins" - Playfully exploring the boundary between image and reality, in the ancient style of Trompe L'oeil art.

Brenda Castonguay is an award-winning photojournalist with over twenty five years of professional photography experience. With an established background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda Castonguay has speciali...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 7, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 12, 2020
Opening Reception for January ExhibitionsOpening Reception for January Exhibitions

Please join us for the opening reception of two exhibitions running January 6 - February 2, 2020. 'Hand Painted Tins'- Brenda Castonguay Photography, and 'Silk Impressions' - Vancouver Island Silk Painters.
Category:Art
Date:Jan 12, 2020
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 6, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Silk Impressions - Vancouver Island Silk Painters Exhibit

The Vancouver Island Silk Painters are a group of eclectic artists who have taken the ancient fine art form of silk painting to its optimum level. Using many techniques each artist has developed their own distinctive style using the magic of dye on silk as their choice of medium. With every new painting there is always a new learning experience that ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 6, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 13, 2020
Jan 13, 2020
Cardio Dance Club: Qualicum Beach

Cardio Dance Club (regular intensity cardio dance). Classes run every Monday morning, 644 Memorial Rd, Qualicum Beach B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Register for class with the RDN using the link on this page, or register at Ravensong in Qualicum Beach or Oceanside Place Arena in Parksville. Save money by registering for a series, or drop in for $10.

Class description:
Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music, an...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Jan 13, 2020
Time:9:00am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Name:Jen deHaan
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 7, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Hand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay PhotographyHand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay Photography

"Hand Painted Tins" - Playfully exploring the boundary between image and reality, in the ancient style of Trompe L'oeil art.

Brenda Castonguay is an award-winning photojournalist with over twenty five years of professional photography experience. With an established background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda Castonguay has speciali...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 7, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 13, 2020
Mahjong Mondays at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

Snow birding and want to get out on Monday nights? Stuck in the house watching the rain come down? Looking to meet some new folks in town? Here's your chance to get out and have some fun playing mahjong.
Category:Other
Date:Jan 13, 2020
Time:7:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 9, 2020
Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020

The "2 Girls Rock" (Barb and Julia) are back with another great show! Come and Check out the Gems, Minerals, Crystals and more. Hourly free draws for some awesome prizes.
The main Door Prize is valued at $75! Fun for the whole family and just in time for Valentines Day.

Admission $2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free.
Category:Other
Start:Jan 13, 2020
End:Feb 9, 2020
Time:Sat - 10am - 5pm; Sun - 10am - 4pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free
 
Jan 6, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Silk Impressions - Vancouver Island Silk Painters Exhibit

The Vancouver Island Silk Painters are a group of eclectic artists who have taken the ancient fine art form of silk painting to its optimum level. Using many techniques each artist has developed their own distinctive style using the magic of dye on silk as their choice of medium. With every new painting there is always a new learning experience that ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 6, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 14, 2020
Jan 7, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Hand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay PhotographyHand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay Photography

"Hand Painted Tins" - Playfully exploring the boundary between image and reality, in the ancient style of Trompe L'oeil art.

Brenda Castonguay is an award-winning photojournalist with over twenty five years of professional photography experience. With an established background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda Castonguay has speciali...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 7, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 9, 2020
Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020

The "2 Girls Rock" (Barb and Julia) are back with another great show! Come and Check out the Gems, Minerals, Crystals and more. Hourly free draws for some awesome prizes.
The main Door Prize is valued at $75! Fun for the whole family and just in time for Valentines Day.

Admission $2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free.
Category:Other
Start:Jan 13, 2020
End:Feb 9, 2020
Time:Sat - 10am - 5pm; Sun - 10am - 4pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free
 
Jan 6, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Silk Impressions - Vancouver Island Silk Painters Exhibit

The Vancouver Island Silk Painters are a group of eclectic artists who have taken the ancient fine art form of silk painting to its optimum level. Using many techniques each artist has developed their own distinctive style using the magic of dye on silk as their choice of medium. With every new painting there is always a new learning experience that ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 6, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 15, 2020
Jan 15, 2020
Cardio Dance Club: ErringtonCardio Dance Club: Errington

Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Wednesday Class description:
Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music, and an urban feel. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and your body working and booty shaking. The most important part? It's EASY and FUN! I believe in making sure gr...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Jan 15, 2020
Time:Weds at 6:00pm; Fri at 9:30am
Address:1390 Errington Rd., Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$8 (registered), $10 (punch card), $12 (drop in)
Name:Jen deHaan
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 15, 2020
Drop in Crib at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

This is a great way to beat the winter blues and meet some really wonderful people at the same time. From October 2019, through March 2020, you're invited to have a little fun playing crib at our club.
Category:Other
Date:Jan 15, 2020
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 7, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Hand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay PhotographyHand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay Photography

"Hand Painted Tins" - Playfully exploring the boundary between image and reality, in the ancient style of Trompe L'oeil art.

Brenda Castonguay is an award-winning photojournalist with over twenty five years of professional photography experience. With an established background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda Castonguay has speciali...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 7, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 9, 2020
Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020

The "2 Girls Rock" (Barb and Julia) are back with another great show! Come and Check out the Gems, Minerals, Crystals and more. Hourly free draws for some awesome prizes.
The main Door Prize is valued at $75! Fun for the whole family and just in time for Valentines Day.

Admission $2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free.
Category:Other
Start:Jan 13, 2020
End:Feb 9, 2020
Time:Sat - 10am - 5pm; Sun - 10am - 4pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free
 
Jan 6, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Silk Impressions - Vancouver Island Silk Painters Exhibit

The Vancouver Island Silk Painters are a group of eclectic artists who have taken the ancient fine art form of silk painting to its optimum level. Using many techniques each artist has developed their own distinctive style using the magic of dye on silk as their choice of medium. With every new painting there is always a new learning experience that ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 6, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 16, 2020
Jan 16, 2020
Cardio Dance Club: Qualicum Beach

Cardio Dance Club (regular intensity cardio dance). Classes run every Thursday morning, 644 Memorial Rd, Qualicum Beach B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Register for class with the RDN using the link on this page, or register at Ravensong in Qualicum Beach or Oceanside Place Arena in Parksville. Save money by registering for a series, or drop in for $10.

Class description:
Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music,...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jan 16, 2020
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Name:Jen deHaan
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 16, 2020
Drop in Bridge at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

It might be rainy and grey outside, but it will be warm and dry on Thursday afternoons at our club. Bridge will be on the agenda and you're invited to be part of the action.
Category:Other
Date:Jan 16, 2020
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 7, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Hand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay PhotographyHand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay Photography

"Hand Painted Tins" - Playfully exploring the boundary between image and reality, in the ancient style of Trompe L'oeil art.

Brenda Castonguay is an award-winning photojournalist with over twenty five years of professional photography experience. With an established background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda Castonguay has speciali...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 7, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 9, 2020
Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020

The "2 Girls Rock" (Barb and Julia) are back with another great show! Come and Check out the Gems, Minerals, Crystals and more. Hourly free draws for some awesome prizes.
The main Door Prize is valued at $75! Fun for the whole family and just in time for Valentines Day.

Admission $2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free.
Category:Other
Start:Jan 13, 2020
End:Feb 9, 2020
Time:Sat - 10am - 5pm; Sun - 10am - 4pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free
 
Jan 6, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Silk Impressions - Vancouver Island Silk Painters Exhibit

The Vancouver Island Silk Painters are a group of eclectic artists who have taken the ancient fine art form of silk painting to its optimum level. Using many techniques each artist has developed their own distinctive style using the magic of dye on silk as their choice of medium. With every new painting there is always a new learning experience that ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 6, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 17, 2020
Jan 17, 2020
Cardio Dance Club: Gentle GrooveCardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove

Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Wednesday Class description:
Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music, and an urban feel. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and your body working and booty shaking. The most important part? It's EASY and FUN! I believe in making...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Jan 17, 2020
Time:Weds at 6:00pm; Fri at 9:30am
Address:1390 Errington Rd., Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$8 (registered), $10 (punch card), $12 (drop in)
Name:Jen deHaan
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 17, 2020
Coombs Country Opera

This Country Jam brings all sorts of local talent out of the woodwork so grab your guitar, fiddle, mandolin or whatever tickles your fancy and join us for a great time.

Coffee, chips and other snacks provided in the hall kitchen by our local community 4H clubs, Coombs Country Horse 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Oddstock 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Community 4H. Thank you for supporting our 4H clubs.

Come out and show your support and have a great time!
Category:Music
Date:Jan 17, 2020
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$5 for adults, musicians and kids free
Name:Carol Hansen
Phone:250-927-2165
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 7, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Hand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay PhotographyHand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay Photography

"Hand Painted Tins" - Playfully exploring the boundary between image and reality, in the ancient style of Trompe L'oeil art.

Brenda Castonguay is an award-winning photojournalist with over twenty five years of professional photography experience. With an established background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda Castonguay has speciali...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 7, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 17, 2020
Open Mic Nights at Ground ZeroOpen Mic Nights at Ground Zero

Friday January 3rd
Friday January 17th

Join us for another amazing open mic!! You just never know what you will get. Our Open mic nights are some of the most diverse evenings at Ground Zero.

10 performances, 10 artists, 3 songs each.

Min $7 per person at the door (youth and students $5, performers get in free); no advance tickets.

Doors at 6:30pm. to sign up and see the upcoming schedule visit www.gz...more info
Category:Music
Date:Jan 17, 2020
Time:Doors 6:30pm
Address:8-464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$7
Phone:250-927-4595
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 9, 2020
Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020

The "2 Girls Rock" (Barb and Julia) are back with another great show! Come and Check out the Gems, Minerals, Crystals and more. Hourly free draws for some awesome prizes.
The main Door Prize is valued at $75! Fun for the whole family and just in time for Valentines Day.

Admission $2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free.
Category:Other
Start:Jan 13, 2020
End:Feb 9, 2020
Time:Sat - 10am - 5pm; Sun - 10am - 4pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free
 
Jan 6, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Silk Impressions - Vancouver Island Silk Painters Exhibit

The Vancouver Island Silk Painters are a group of eclectic artists who have taken the ancient fine art form of silk painting to its optimum level. Using many techniques each artist has developed their own distinctive style using the magic of dye on silk as their choice of medium. With every new painting there is always a new learning experience that ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 6, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jan 18, 2020
Jan 18, 2020
Babysitters Certification Program 11-14yrs

Become a Red Cross certified babysitter. This course introduces basic first aid, how to respond to emergency situations, explains baby and child care, offers advice on becoming a responsible babysitter, and tips for finding babysitting jobs. Price includes manual and certificate.

Qualicum Commons, on January 18, February 23, or March 8 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Cost is $49.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Jan 18, 2020
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$49
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 18, 2020
Groundswell Band Dance PartyGroundswell Band Dance Party

Saturday, January 18th
Doors at 6:30 pm Show 7:00pm
$20/advance $25/Door

If you love to dance to all your favourite dance tunes from bands like The Monkees, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison,The Beatles and so much more, then dust off those dancing shows and head down to GroundZero for a night out that is sure to please!

Tickets online and at Fireside Books.
Category:Music
Date:Jan 18, 2020
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:8-464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20/ Advance $25/ Door
Phone:250-927-4595
Website:Open Site
 
Jan 7, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Hand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay PhotographyHand Painted Tins Exhibit - Brenda Castonguay Photography

"Hand Painted Tins" - Playfully exploring the boundary between image and reality, in the ancient style of Trompe L'oeil art.

Brenda Castonguay is an award-winning photojournalist with over twenty five years of professional photography experience. With an established background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda Castonguay has speciali...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 7, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 9, 2020
Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020Parksville Gem & Mineral Show 2020

The "2 Girls Rock" (Barb and Julia) are back with another great show! Come and Check out the Gems, Minerals, Crystals and more. Hourly free draws for some awesome prizes.
The main Door Prize is valued at $75! Fun for the whole family and just in time for Valentines Day.

Admission $2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free.
Category:Other
Start:Jan 13, 2020
End:Feb 9, 2020
Time:Sat - 10am - 5pm; Sun - 10am - 4pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$2 for Adults, Kids under 12 Free
 
Jan 6, 2020 to Feb 1, 2020
Silk Impressions - Vancouver Island Silk Painters Exhibit

The Vancouver Island Silk Painters are a group of eclectic artists who have taken the ancient fine art form of silk painting to its optimum level. Using many techniques each artist has developed their own distinctive style using the magic of dye on silk as their choice of medium. With every new painting there is always a new learning experience that ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 6, 2020
End:Feb 1, 2020
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Jan 12, 2020 to Jan 18, 2020
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