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Feb 9, 2020 to Feb 15, 2020
Feb 9, 2020
Feb 9, 2020
Art Bites: Alcohol Ink with Lynn OrrissArt Bites: Alcohol Ink with Lynn Orriss

Alcohol ink is a relatively new art medium known for its intensely bright colours and fluid, interactive properties. We'll experiment with different paper and different techniques so you can get a feel for this vibrant medium and you'll take home an original piece you created.

Lynn Orriss was introduced to art at an early age in Edmonton AB through the family gallery and picture framing shop a...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 9, 2020
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$30
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 9, 2020
Music on Sunday - Classical with Scott Meek & Clare Yuan

Married Vancouver-based pianists Scott Meek and Clare Yuan are The Meeks Duo, a four-hands piano duo that performs all genres of music with great passion, commitment and a sense of youthful energy that is contagious to audiences everywhere. Their program will have a Valentines theme and feature music that is related to love in various ways. Arrangements include music by Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin, Piazzolla, and Stevie Wonder.
Category:Music
Date:Feb 9, 2020
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 9, 2020
Oscar Night at the EaglesOscar Night at the Eagles

The public is welcome for this fun Parksville event on Academy Awards night.

We're going to have a red carpet, predict the winners, and have fun and games while watching the Academy Awards.

Try something different this year!

The Fraternal Order of Eagles will be open at 3:30 to arrive and start the festivities. The awards start at 5pm, and there will be dinner by donation and a cash-only bar.

Entrance is at t...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 9, 2020
Time:3:30pm
Address:281a Pioneer Crescent, Parksville, BC
Location:Fraternal Order of Eagles #3922
Phone:250-937-8128
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
 
Feb 9, 2020
Spring Sundays at VIU Milner Gardens & WoodlandSpring Sundays at VIU Milner Gardens & Woodland

Enjoy the early Spring bulbs in this peaceful setting.

Sundays February 2 to March 29, the Garden will be open 11:00am to 3:30pm, last entry 3:00pm.

Tea Room will open 11:00am for tea, soup and scones with last seating 3:00pm.

Admission adults $6, youth $4 includes tax. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milner Gardens members and current VIU students w...more info
Category:Gardening
Date:Feb 9, 2020
Time:11:00am - 3:30pm; last entry 3pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adults $6 Youth $4,12 yrs and under free admission
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 10, 2020
Feb 10, 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:Feb 10, 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
 
Feb 10, 2020
CFUW PQCFUW PQ's Monthly Meeting

As the United Nation's Decade on Ecosystem Restoration begins, we welcome guest speaker Briony Penn, "Lady Godiva: Forest Activism Update." How can we move beyond scientific concepts to transform our economy, climate and our relationship to the earth? As a naturalist, writer, educator, and broadcaster, Penn discusses projects that could restore the land, our health, and the cultural diversity of our coast. Her indomitable sp...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 10, 2020
Time:7:00pm
Address:747 Jones St, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Name:Brenda Correy
Phone:250-248-8437
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 10, 2020
Free Meditation Introduction EventFree Meditation Introduction Event

The simple and effective techniques of Sahaja Yoga Meditation allow us to master stress, improve our health, face ourselves, and achieve balance in every aspect of life. Ancient knowledge is adapted to modern day needs of people of all walks of life. Our classes and workshops are always free and open to the public.
Category:Other
Date:Feb 10, 2020
Time:6:30pm - 7:30 pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Name:Inge Morrissey
Phone:250-954-5040
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 10, 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:Feb 10, 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
Feb 11, 2020
Feb 11, 2020
Qualicum Beach Garden Club Monthly Meeting

Lynda Smith ~ Sow, Grow, Eat, Repeat: Succession planting in the vegetable garden.

Lynda Smith is passionate about helping people transform their lawn to food production. She lives in Comox, where she and her husband Dave grow food on their acre lot. Their excess bounty is shared with the neighbourhood at her Lawn to Food urban farmstand. Interest in the farmstand really took off in 2016 after Lynda competed on the Food Network's Chopped Canada where she was excited to share her grow food message with a national audience. Come and hear Lynda's ...more info
Category:Gardening
Date:Feb 11, 2020
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Guests $3
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 12, 2020
Feb 12, 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:Feb 12, 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
 
Feb 12, 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:Feb 12, 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
 
Feb 12, 2020
NIWRA Volunteer Information & Orientation SessionNIWRA Volunteer Information & Orientation Session

We love our Volunteers!

Do you want to do something that is lots of fun, deeply satisfying and of great service to our community and the environment?

Join the NIWRA Volunteer Team!

We are looking for amazing volunteers to help out in a variety of positions in 2020.

- Gift Shop - Visitor Services (retail experience required)
- Tour Guides and Ambassadors
- ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 12, 2020
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Rd., Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Name:Joyce Lee
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 12, 2020
Snowshoe Adventure Tour

Head to the mountains and get your hike on with snowshoes. Snowshoeing is a fun and exciting way to hike while seeing new terrain and views of the mountains. After picking up equipment we will have a quick orientation followed by a "hike" through the alpine wonderland.

This program includes transportation from Oceanside Place Arena to Mt. Washington Alpine Resort, snowshoe rental and trail pass. Two dates to choose from Wednesday, January 22 or February 12. Cost is $105/person.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation p...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 12, 2020
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena to Mount Washington
Cost:$105
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 13, 2020
Feb 13, 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:Feb 13, 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
 
Feb 13, 2020
Couples Paint Night - Side by Side PaintingCouples Paint Night - Side by Side Painting

A fun night of painting for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist where you get to create your own masterpiece painting!

No experience necessary. All materials provided.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 13, 2020
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:124 Harlech Rd., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Old Fire Hall
Cost:$50
Name:Jenny Hughes
Phone:778-835-9332
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 13, 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:Feb 13, 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
 
Feb 13, 2020
Echo Players Presents: The Secret GardenEcho Players Presents: The Secret Garden

Based on Frances-Hodgson Burnett's classic novel, The Secret Garden tells the story of a young orphan, Mary Lennox, sent from India to her Uncle's misty, grief-shrouded estate in Yorkshire, England. Mary's determination to restore the beauty of a long-neglected and secret garden is embraced by many joyful characters in Misselthwaite Manor. With the help of the spirits of Mary's former life in I...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 13, 2020
Time:7:30pm & 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Village Theatre
Cost:$25 for adults; $22 for seniors; $15 for students
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 14, 2020
Feb 14, 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:Feb 14, 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
 
Feb 14, 2020
Echo Players Presents: The Secret GardenEcho Players Presents: The Secret Garden

Based on Frances-Hodgson Burnett's classic novel, The Secret Garden tells the story of a young orphan, Mary Lennox, sent from India to her Uncle's misty, grief-shrouded estate in Yorkshire, England. Mary's determination to restore the beauty of a long-neglected and secret garden is embraced by many joyful characters in Misselthwaite Manor. With the help of the spirits of Mary's former life in I...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 14, 2020
Time:7:30pm & 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Village Theatre
Cost:$25 for adults; $22 for seniors; $15 for students
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2020
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:Feb 14, 2020
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2020 to Feb 15, 2020
Valentines Day Dance with Baby JaneValentines Day Dance with Baby Jane

Valentine's Day Dance featuring local favourite band Baby Jane. Must be 19 or over. Tickets are $22.00 for non-members and $20.00 for PCC members. AJ's Grill Food Truck on site. Cash bar. Photo booth. Doors open at 8:00 pm - band starts around 9:00 pm. Dance until 12:30 am.
Category:Music
Start:Feb 14, 2020
End:Feb 15, 2020
Time:8:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$22
Name:Evelyn Parker
Phone:250-228-0194
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2020
ValentineValentine's Dinner at Arrowsmith Golf Course

Book your date night with us at Arrowsmith Golf Course!

Valentine's Day Dinner - Start the evening with a champagne cocktail and then onto a 4 course dinner!

$35 per person. Call to make reservations 250-752-9727 ext. 106.
Category:Food
Date:Feb 14, 2020
Address:2250 Fowler Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club
Cost:$35 per person
Phone:250-752-9727 ext. 106
Website:Open Site
Feb 15, 2020
Feb 15, 2020
All About Colour! Workshop with Margery BlomAll About Colour! Workshop with Margery Blom

Workshop for oil painters. Develop your technique of mixing a wide variety of oil paint colours. Create light and shadow through warm and cool tones. Make vibrant effects using contrasting colour. See perspective with shades of colour.

Participants will use their new colour palette to create a painting in the afternoon.

Register online or at the MAC Office. See website for registr...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 15, 2020
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$100
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 15, 2020
BTU (Bentall Taylor Ulrich) Live at KnoxBTU (Bentall Taylor Ulrich) Live at Knox

A GroundZero and Knox United Church Production.

BTU - Barney Bentall, Tom Taylor and Shari Ulrich first played together in November 2007 at a songwriter concert on Bowen Island. Their continued collaboration grew from the undeniable enjoyment for both the artists and their audiences. One year later, they returned to Cates Hill Chapel and recorded Live at Cates Hill: an eclectic mix of the cha...more info
Category:Music
Date:Feb 15, 2020
Time:Doors at 6:00pm; Show at 7:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$40/advance; $45/Door
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 15, 2020
Comedy Night w/ Lisa Baker & Kevin FoxxComedy Night w/ Lisa Baker & Kevin Foxx

Double header headliner! You are in for a treat tonight. We have two amazing comedians for you.

Lisa Baker - is a stand up comedian, originally from Newfoundland. She worked with Tom Green and Rob Schneider, and was the 2016 winner of the Comic Strip's Funniest Person with a Day Job competitions. Over the last few years, she was featured on several sold out theatre tours in Alberta ...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 15, 2020
Time:Doors at 7:00pm & Show at 8:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Bradley Centre
Cost:$20
Name:Bobbie Williams
Phone:250-240-1233
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 15, 2020
Echo Players Presents: The Secret GardenEcho Players Presents: The Secret Garden

Based on Frances-Hodgson Burnett's classic novel, The Secret Garden tells the story of a young orphan, Mary Lennox, sent from India to her Uncle's misty, grief-shrouded estate in Yorkshire, England. Mary's determination to restore the beauty of a long-neglected and secret garden is embraced by many joyful characters in Misselthwaite Manor. With the help of the spirits of Mary's former life in I...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Feb 15, 2020
Time:7:30pm & 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Village Theatre
Cost:$25 for adults; $22 for seniors; $15 for students
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 15, 2020
Intersections: Life on Island TimeIntersections: Life on Island Time

Island living means living with nature at our doorstep.

Whether we are walking the miles of coastal shoreline, hiking through temperate rainforest, working in our gardens or doing errands in town, our lives intersect with the natural world every day. It's a relationship defined by wonder, joy and unexpected surprise, as well as respect, responsibility and reverence.

In this beautiful exhibition, thre...more info
Category:Art
Date:Feb 15, 2020
Time:Mon 12pm - 4:30pm; Tues - Sat 10am - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 15, 2020
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:Feb 15, 2020
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 15, 2020
Michelle Loreta Live at Mount Arrowsmith BrewingMichelle Loreta Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

Michelle is coming back to MABrewing with her plugged-in acoustic guitar in tow! Visit her youtube channel to see what this up-and-coming local artist can do!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMcdkaRfgk2LA5q7MY7TzgA

No cover. Kids always welcome.
Category:Music
Date:Feb 15, 2020
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 15, 2020
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 you to enjoy. From the rope swing to the snake there will be water play for everyone. This swim is on Saturday, February 15, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 15, 2020
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
 
Feb 14, 2020 to Feb 15, 2020
Valentines Day Dance with Baby JaneValentines Day Dance with Baby Jane

Valentine's Day Dance featuring local favourite band Baby Jane. Must be 19 or over. Tickets are $22.00 for non-members and $20.00 for PCC members. AJ's Grill Food Truck on site. Cash bar. Photo booth. Doors open at 8:00 pm - band starts around 9:00 pm. Dance until 12:30 am.
Category:Music
Start:Feb 14, 2020
End:Feb 15, 2020
Time:8:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$22
Name:Evelyn Parker
Phone:250-228-0194
Email:Send Email

Feb 9, 2020 to Feb 15, 2020
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