Must See Events

MAR.31-Friends of Foster Park Easter Egg Hunt

Bring the Whole Family and your Easter Baskets

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

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Ballenas Dry Grad Fashion Show

April 11 • 7:00PM

Community Events

Friday, March 23rd

Gerry Barnum (with special guests) In Concert

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music

A Weekend with Gerry Barnum - a concert and workshop experience. GZAL Is pleased to welcome Gerry to our stage on Friday March 24th Gerry Barnum is a seasoned performer and respected artist. His performing experience is diverse: festivals, coffeehouses, house concerts, theaters and studios. Gerry...

Saturday, March 24th

Basic Bird ID and Bird Watching for Adults

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 8:30am | Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

(16yrs+) Limited enrollment• 4-hour, enjoyable, practical bird ID workshop• Suitable for beginning- and intermediate-level participants• Study both mounted and live resident birds• Presentation of bird-watching pointers, feeding tips, and reference materials• Featuring bird ID skills which will be...

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 8:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Major Events, Markets, Music, Shopping & Fashion

Open Year Round. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong Oceanside resident, a visit to Veteran’s Way and Memorial is where you’ll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork,...

"Show of Champions" on sale now

Saturday, March 24, 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...

CatSpan Book Sale

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community

Thousands of quality used Books, DVDs, CDs and Garage Sale items. Proceeds help CatSpan Registered Charity’s feral & stray cats. TO DONATE BOOKS OR GARAGE SALE ITEMS UNTIL MARCH 15

Wetland Birding Tour - Brant Wildlife Festival

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Tour a wetland wonderland with Parksville wetlands initiative founder and expert birding guide Christopher Stephens. This hidden gem with 87 recorded bird species and many noteworthy critters is a key habitat for unique marsh birds & amphibians, supporting an abundance and diversity of species...

Denman Island Farmers' Market

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-1pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next door...

Islands Short Fiction Contest

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

We are inviting Vancouver Island and Gulf Island writers to submit their short stories of up to 2000 words. The entry fee is waived for Junior and Youth categories. You are allowed to enter as often as you like. Sponsored by the V.I.U. Department of Creative Writing and Journalism, the Vancouver ...

Forest Bathing Walk

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Knowledgeable and experienced eco tour guides invite you to come relax, rejuvenate and soak up nature’s restorative medicines on a slow paced, sensory and mindful forest bathing experience. 10am to 12pm Pre-registration required Book with Pacific Rainforest Tours or...

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides are BACK for Spring Break!

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides are BACK!: Saratoga Speedway. Open every day of spring break (Mar 24-Apr 8) from 12-4pm. Go-Karts: $15/10 laps pp. Monster Truck Rides: $15/ride (weather permitting), and then open every weekend after spring break from 12 noon to 4pm.