Must See Events

May 1-7-Youth Week with parks & rec

Free/Low Cost Activities all Week

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

MAY11,12,13-Parksville Spring Home Expo

3 days - over 100 exhibits!

Talks & Workshops Events

Saturday, April 28th

Red Cross AED/CPR C

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am | Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Save a life when only seconds count. Get trained. This course is required for lifeguards and healthcare professionals. Topics covered are CPR and blocked airways for adults, children and infants and an introduction to automated external defibrillators (AED). Phone RDN, Recreation, and Parks to pre...

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

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am | 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,...

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...

Family Paint 5yrs+

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

Let's create art and memories together. Family members will take part in painting their own canvas with the guidance of our experienced art instructor. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. View painting project online. 2-4pm. Phone RDN, Recreation, and Parks to pre-register.

Sunday, April 29th

Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 9:00am | Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Be prepared; get trained with a two-day course in first aid and cardiopulmonary (CPR C) skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every...

Monday, April 30th

Arbutus Toastmasters

Monday, April 30, 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.

Tuesday, May 1st

Yoga at Bare Roots with Teresa - Level 1 Drop-In

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Introduces the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses. Also introduced at this level is the basis of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are...

Paint Nite: Chubby Hummer

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 6:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Talks & Workshops

Smoke ‘N Water offers guests a beautiful oceanfront setting in which to enjoy a variety of cuisine ranging from down-home southern cooking and Forno pizzas to AAA Rib Eye steak. Bring your friends and family for a fabulous evening of laughs, entertainment and you get to go home with your piece of...

Oceanside Prostate Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Talks & Workshops

Oceanside Prostate Cancer Support Group, First Tuesday of each month. Those newly diagnosed or affected, their family & friends are welcome.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:30pm | Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Does Food Control Your Life? Do you overeat, binge, purge or starve even if you don't want to? Do you constantly diet and still not lose weight? Don't Walk Away -- try Overeaters Anonymous (OA) A 12 step program visit WWW.OAQUIZ.ORG to take our quiz and find out how we can help you. For...