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Mar 1, 2020 to Mar 7, 2020
Mar 1, 2020
Mar 1, 2020
Art Bites: Fabric Collage with Margie DavidsonArt Bites: Fabric Collage with Margie Davidson

This Fabric Collage Art Bite will include some information about collage as an art form, and a hands-on experience of collaging with fabric and fusible web.

Note: Margie is teaching a "Landscape Postcards" fibre art workshop March 24/31. Try this Art Bites class and see if you're interested in following up with Margie's class!

Margie Davidson is a quilt artist and surface des...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 1, 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
 
Mar 1, 2020
CHRCO Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast

Crafts, Jams, and more! Pancake breakfast is $6 for small and $8 for large.

Tables for rent at $12 & $15 each. Contact Val to book a table.
Category:Market
Date:Mar 1, 2020
Time:9:00am - 1:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Name:Val
Phone:250-752-9735
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 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
 
Mar 1, 2020
Music on Sunday - Classical with Ann Elliott-Goldschmid

Featuring pianist Stephen Runge

Ann Elliott-Goldschmid is the first violinist of the renowned Lafayette String Quartet, Artists in Residence at the University of Victoria. She has performed all over North America and Europe. The Lafayette Quartet’s repertoire spans the entire spectrum of string quartet literature from the early works of Haydn and Boccherini to music of our time composed for the Lafayette Quartet. The LSQ has performed the complete Beethoven and Shostakovich Cycles in concerts across Canada.

Ms. Elliott regularly...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 1, 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 29, 2020 to Mar 1, 2020
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Giant Book Sale

It's here, the book sale of the season! Parksville Lawn Bowling Club is hosting this whopper of a sale. There's hundreds of fiction & non-fiction books, as well as CDs, DVDs, and jigsaw puzzles. Stock up, go nuts and have fun shopping for great titles.
Category:Market
Start:Feb 29, 2020
End:Mar 1, 2020
Time:Saturday 9am - 3pm; Sunday 9am - 2pm
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 1, 2020
Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular skate session is a great way to stay active as a family. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, March 1 and 8 from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. Plus Tuesday, March 17 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Free event.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Mar 1, 2020
Time:March 8: 12:15pm - 1:45pm; March 17: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation & Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 1, 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:Mar 1, 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
Mar 2, 2020
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 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
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 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
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 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
 
Mar 2, 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:Mar 2, 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
Mar 3, 2020
Mar 3, 2020
Dad's Night Out: Free Skate

Dads, bring the kids to Oceanside Place Arena and enjoy a free skate together on the pond Tuesday, March 3 from 6:45 to 7:45 pm. This free skate is sponsored by our partners at Building Learning Together.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Mar 3, 2020
Time:6:45pm - 7:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:2050-2048-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 3, 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:Mar 3, 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
Mar 4, 2020
Mar 4, 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:Mar 4, 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
 
Mar 4, 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:Mar 4, 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
 
Mar 4, 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:Mar 4, 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
Mar 5, 2020
Mar 5, 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:Mar 5, 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
 
Mar 5, 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:Mar 5, 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
 
Mar 5, 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:Mar 5, 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
 
Mar 5, 2020
Life Drawing Sessions

These are sit in drawing sessions featuring live models. Hosted by Clare Turcott.

Models will pose and can change positions, providing different perspectives for the artist. Both quick and detailed drawing from sketches to careful studies are possible. A model can provide anatomical reference as well as dynamic overall impressions.

From each session you can go away with something learned or started. Additionally it is a way to explore the historic avenues of the great masters.

Bring your own preferred art materials; charcoal, pencil, paints and substrates.
...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 5, 2020
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$100/mo or $30 drop-in
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 5, 2020
Tibetan Singing Bowl & Gong MeditationTibetan Singing Bowl & Gong Meditation

An evening with Ben Bollich.

Tibetan Singing Bowls date back 4000 years to an Animistic tribe called the Bon. As time passed, the Bon and the Buddhists began sharing some cultural practices with the Buddhists adopting the use of Singing Bowls. As a sacred tradition, the Buddhist monks did not share the singing bowls with laypeople.

If you were to go to the Buddha Temple outside Kathman...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 5, 2020
Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:St. Edmunds Church
Cost:$25, $30 at door
Name:Eva Grodt
Phone:250-954-1002
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 5, 2020
Tibetan Singing Bowl & Gong MeditationTibetan Singing Bowl & Gong Meditation

Tibetan Singing Bowls date back 4000 years to an Animistic tribe called the Bon. As time passed, the Bon and the Buddhists began sharing some cultural practices with the Buddhists adopting the use of Singing Bowls. As a sacred tradition, the Buddhist monks did not share the singing bowls with laypeople.

If you were to go to the Buddha Temple outside Kathmandu you would see the monks formi...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 5, 2020
Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:407 Wembley Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:St Edmunds Church Parksville
Cost:$25
Name:Eva Grodt
Phone:250 954 1002
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 6, 2020
Mar 6, 2020
Art Warz - Live Painting CompetitionArt Warz - Live Painting Competition

Come to the PCC Friday March 6th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and watch a live art competition! Five artists create a masterpiece right before your eyes! The theme is West Coast Landscape and the audience gets to vote for their favourite.

Admission is $13 for PCC members and $15 for non-members including a free drink ticket. Live music onsite, door prizes and a cash bar too. Call the PCC at: 250-248-6234 fo...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 6, 2020
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$15
Name:Jenny Hughes
Phone:778-835-9332
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 6, 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:Mar 6, 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
 
Mar 6, 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:Mar 6, 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
Mar 7, 2020
Mar 7, 2020
Forensic Entomology in the Righting Of WrongsForensic Entomology in the Righting Of Wrongs

Presenter: Dr. Gail S. Anderson, MPM, PhD, D-ABFE, F-AAFS, F-CSFS, SFU Professor, Associate Director, School Criminology, Co-Director, CFR

About the talk:
Forensic entomology is the study of insects on a dead body with a view to estimating the elapsed time since death as well as whether the body has been disturbed, or moved, presence and position of wounds, whether the victim has ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Mar 7, 2020
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:$10.00 cash at the door
Name:Nicole Ferguson
Phone:250-248-2096
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 7, 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:Mar 7, 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
 
Mar 7, 2020
Opening Reception for March ExhibitionsOpening Reception for March Exhibitions

Join us Saturday March 7th for the official opening of these three fresh new exhibits: Susan Schaefer, Sean Rebar and Jeffy Filipski and Yolande Lambert (Shutters & Brushes). Brenda Castonguay Photography's exhibit will also be on display in the Cloakroom Gallery. Look forward to seeing you there!
Category:Art
Date:Mar 7, 2020
Time:1:00pm
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

Mar 1, 2020 to Mar 7, 2020
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