Must See Events

MAY11,12,13-Parksville Spring Home Expo

3 days - over 100 exhibits!

May 1-7-Celebrate Youth Week with "RDN Youth"

Free/Low Cost Activities all Week

Q. B. Legion Pancake Breakfast

Every Saturday • 8:30am

Arts Events

Wednesday, April 25th

"Show of Champions" on sale now

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Seniors

Tidesmen Chorus will host a weekend-long event, featuring some of the very finest a cappella singing groups from south-western BC and northern Washington state. This festival will see both male and mixed singing groups competing for places in “Show of Champions”, April 28. Tickets available from...

APR.19-May 6-ECHO Players "Collected Stories" by Donald Margulies

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Seniors

Told with intelligence and sharp humor, Collected Stories by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies centers on the ever-changing relationship between Ruth Steiner, a testy academic and renowned short story writer, and her student, Lisa Morrison, an ambitious aspiring writer who is in awe of her....

Thursday, April 26th

Paul Jorgensen

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Exhibitions

Paul’s work is known for bringing a sense of peace to the viewer.  As far back as Paul can remember, he was at his most content when he had a crayon, a coloured pencil or brush in his hand.  Now that contentment is brought back to life and emanates through the canvas through the eyes of the viewer...

April Exhibitions at "TOSH"

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:00pm | Arts, Community, Exhibitions

Painters Denise MacNeill in the Brown Gallery, Carmen Mongeau in the Volunteer Gallery and Luek Sotola in the Dorothy Francis Gallery. MEET AND GREET TEA for MacNeill, Mongeau, and Sotola on April 18 at 2pm.

Teen Nite in Parksville

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:30pm | Arts, Food & Drink, Music, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Every Thursday. For Youth Grades 10 - 12. Old & new friends get together for dinner, creative projects, games, outings, and more! Drop-in.

Pouring Paint Class (11-15years)

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm | Arts, Education, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Let's get creative. Use liquid vitreous medium and acrylic paint to create your own modern resin-like artwork. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View project online. 4-5:30 pm. Phone RDN, Recreation, and Parks to pre-register.

Nanaimo Business Awards

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:30pm | Arts, Business, Community, Entertainment

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island are proud to recognize ‘leaders and achievers’ in this 18th annual celebration. Held at the Port Theatre on April 26th, 2018 the Awards Gala will honour individuals, businesses, and non-profit...

APR.19-May 6-ECHO Players "Collected Stories" by Donald Margulies

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Seniors

Told with intelligence and sharp humor, Collected Stories by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies centers on the ever-changing relationship between Ruth Steiner, a testy academic and renowned short story writer, and her student, Lisa Morrison, an ambitious aspiring writer who is in awe of her....

Friday, April 27th

New Movie Releases

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

New Movie Releases for Aril 27: Avengers: Infinity War (Also at IMAX), Cendrillon (MET 2017/18)

Grant Leit and Nixie Barton

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Exhibitions

Born in Lloydminster, SK, Grant is a proficient painter who infuses colour, pattern, and a sense of celebration into everything he paints and wants his images to evoke feelings of well being and goodness. Nixie Barton was raised on Canada’s West coast, and her paintings vibrate with an enticing...

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