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

Talks & Workshops Events

Friday, April 13th

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:00pm | 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...

Saturday, April 14th

Babysitters Certification Program 11-14yrs

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Education, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Become a Red Cross certified babysitter. This course introduces basic first aid, how to respond to emergency situations, explains baby and child care, offers advice on becoming a responsible babysitter, and tips for finding babysitting jobs. Price includes manual and certificate. Phone RDN,...

Wilderness Skills Course

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:30am | Education, Environment, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

With all of the beautiful parks and trails on Vancouver Island you will never lack for places to explore...but do you know how to explore the backcountry safely? Begins with a classroom session that includes a free Adventuresmart presentation for outdoor safety followed by an overview of outdoor...

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

National Volunteer Week 2018

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers. Join Volunteer Canada and Investors Group April 15-21, 2018 

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.

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.