Must See Events

MAR.19-APR.28-Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Vancouver Island Anzac Day

April 21 - at HMCS Quadra

Education Events

Saturday, April 14th

APR.14-NIWRA's Annual Eagle Release

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 11:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Dr. Malcolm McAdie (NIWRA veterinarian) will be giving an informative presentation in the Learning Centre, "Discover Eagles" at 12:30 pm. The Eagle will be released at 2 pm and will feature Bill Helin drumming for the Release Ceremony. Many of our volunteers will also be on-site to answer...

MAR.19-APR.28-Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Major Events, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

A Spring Celebration of Nature, March 19 to April 28. It celebrates nature, particularly Brant geese, on mid-Vancouver Island through many fun activities for all ages.  Events range from Spring Break Nature Camps for kids to wildlife viewing opportunities and guest speakers across Parksville,...

Speaker - The Surprisingly Agile Minds of Waterfowl

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Talks & Workshops

The Nature Trust is hosting Dr. Holly Middleton who will be speaking about fascinating behavior of grazing birds at the Quality Resort Bayside in Parksville. Tickets are $10 per person and available by calling 1-866-288-7878 or e-mailing -- This is a Brant Wildlife...

Sunday, April 15th

Edible & Medicinal Plants Walk

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 1:00pm | Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink

Join biologist Jessica Wolf for a stroll along the Englishman River to discover wild plants that produce delicious berries, nutritious greens, and fragrant teas. Learn which plants can ward off colds, suppress coughs or fight infection. 1 to 4pm Advance registration is required and limited to 15...

Monday, April 16th

Parksville Probus Club: John Schulmeister, Pharmacist

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:30am | Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

John Schulmeister, pharmacist with Pharmasave in Parksville will explain what's new in Diabetes - new medications, new blood sugar testing device, medications for newly diagnosed diabetics, as well as Heart Health classes.

Parksville Probus Club Monthly Guide

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:30am | Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Parksville Probus Club Meeting, 8:30-10:15am, third Monday each month, Quality Resort Bayside 240 Dogwood St, Parksville. April 16th guest speaker is John Schulmeister, pharmacist with Pharmasave in Parksville speaking on diabetes and heart disease.

Deep Bay Guided Station Tours

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 11:00am | Community, Education, Environment, Exhibitions, Festivals

The Deep Bay Marine Field Station is committed to the promotion of ecologically sustainable development and marine conservation. Join our knowledgeable guides as they discuss features of our green building, marine conservation, sustainable seafood and more in interactive group tours of the Field...

Parksville Quilt House Quilters' Guild

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Two meetings to choose from 1pm or 6:30pm. Guests always welcome. See what quilters do. Presentations, show and tell and much more. Come join us for an informative afternoon or evening.

Arbutus Toastmasters

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Arbutus Toastmasters: 7:00pm. Every Monday. Everyone Welcome. For the month of April meetings start at 6:30pm.

Hiking Information Session

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Environment, Health & Fitness, Sports, Talks & Workshops

Have you ever wanted to explore some of the area's beautiful mountains? A local alpine guide shares tips and resources for family adventures and avid hikers. Ask questions before heading out on our guided hikes or self-guided exploration in Regional Parks. Get advice on clothing, equipment and...