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

Environment Events

Saturday, April 28th

Hamilton Marsh Tour - Brant Wildlife Festival

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly

Bring your friends and family to explore this amazing marsh outside Qualicum Beach and learn about the interesting plants and wildlife with the Friends of French Creek and Arrowsmith Naturalists. By donation.

Grow Your Own Mushrooms Workshop

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

*Grow mushrooms at home, without any fancy or expensive equipment *Easy techniques for propagating mushrooms that you find in the wild, on the grocery store shelf, or from cultivars you purchase “ready to go” from suppliers *How to identify a mushroom correctly so you don’t make poisonous mistakes...

The ENBLERS

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:00pm | Environment, Food & Drink, Music

Doors and Bar open at 7, Music 8-12 Snacks available. Phone 250 927 2747 for more info. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. DANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW at: CRANKY DOG MUSIC – Parksville 250-954-3465 COOMBS GENERAL STORE – 250-248-0031 ARBUTUS MUSIC – Nanaimo 250-933-1900 ALBERNI COLOUR...

Saturday, May 5th

Mount Horne Guided Hike

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 8:00am | Environment, Health & Fitness, Sports

Embarking on this hike from the spectacular Cathedral Grove, this tour will take you through both man-made and natural elements that remind us of the history of the area. The scenic climb ends with a rocky scramble to the top of the bluff where you can see out to Mount Arrowsmith Massif and the...

Grow Your Own Mushrooms Workshop

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

*Grow mushrooms at home, without any fancy or expensive equipment *Easy techniques for propagating mushrooms that you find in the wild, on the grocery store shelf, or from cultivars you purchase “ready to go” from suppliers *How to identify a mushroom correctly so you don’t make poisonous mistakes...

Tuesday, May 8th

Qualicum Beach Garden Club May Meeting

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 7:00pm | Education, Environment, Talks & Workshops

Doors open at 7 pm, socialize for the first half hour, the meeting and presentation takes place from 7:30-9:00 pm All are welcome, guests are charged $3. Of course, you can join the club for an annual fee of $15. The topic is “The German Texan Botanist Plant Hunter Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer”,...

Friday, May 11th

Canoe Adventures at Horne Lake Regional Park

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 9:30am | Environment, Health & Fitness, Sports

Join us for a twist on the nature walk; a nature paddle. A brief introductory canoe lesson will start you off -no experience necessary-followed by a paddle along the shoreline with guided interpretation from an RLC Naturalist. All canoes, safety equipment, transportation to and from Oceanside Place...

Saturday, May 12th

All About the Garden Sale

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 8:00am | Community, Environment, Seniors

The Qualicum Beach Garden Club annual "All About The Garden Sale" is an opportunity to buy locally grown plants and used garden equipment contributed by the club membership. The sale lasts from 8 am to 1 pm. Park on the road next to the golf course.

HITS! with The Sooke Community Choir

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 2:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Music

The “HITS!” show slams together fresh arrangements from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s. You'll hear chart-toppers made popular by Toto, Adele, Ed Sheeran, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Radiohead, Pentatonix and Stevie Nicks as well as Michael Buble, Moses Hogan and Neil Diamond.

Sunday, May 13th

Wild Edilbe & Medicinal Plants Walk

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Do you know which wild plants have delicious berries, nutritious greens or fragrant teas? Which ones ward off colds, suppress coughs and fight infection? Discover a selection of wild plants that provide food and medicine while strolling along the upper Englishman River with biologist Jessica Wolf...

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