Must See Events

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

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

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

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Teens Events

Wednesday, March 21st

Small Group Classes"Foundation Skills for Service Dogs"

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Teens

Training with world renowned trainer, Donna Hill! Teams will learn the basic behaviors needed to teach obedience behaviors and tasks. Your dog will learn how to learn and be confident and able to work in the presence of other dogs. You will learn how to train! Prepayment required before Feb. 27,...

Golden Temple Open to Public

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Come and meditate with the 15' Golden Buddha, do walking meditation, spin the prayer wheels, light a butter lamp & browse the gift shop. Give yourself some peace and space! Wednesday March 7 & 21, 1pm - 3pm and Friday March 16, 1pm - 4pm.


Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Education, Seniors, Teens

Weekly Wed. Evening Ongoing Drop-Ins - LETS TALK MODEL RAILROADING 101 - Time to get started the Easy Way! Join us for Fun “Hands-On” Projects: Build Scale Warehouses, a Railway Tunnel, clean and install Trackwork, create Backdrop Painting and Ground Covers, etc.! Tie your railroad plans to 3D...

Thursday, March 22nd

World Water Day Swim

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 1:30pm | Children, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Teens

World Water Day Swim, join our swim leaders at Ravensong Aquatic Centre to celebrate. Take part in games and activities that will teach you to swim to survive skills. Plus the inflatable toys, rope swing and diving board will be available. 1:30-4pm.

Teen Nite in Parksville

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 3:30pm | Arts, Food & Drink, Music, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Every Thursday. For Youth Grades 10 - 12. Old & new friends get together for dinner, creative projects, games, outings, and more! Drop-in.

Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 16+)

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 7:00pm | Free, Sports, Teens

Come ready to play basketball at 7:00pm at the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium. This two-hour program is intended for participants 16+. All equipment is provided.

Friday, March 23rd

New Movie Releases

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

New Movie Releases For March 23: Big Lebowski (Classic Flim Series), Isle of Dogs, Midnight Sun, Pacific Rim: Uprising and at IMAX, Paul: Apostle of Christ, Sherlock Gnomes, Unsane.

Festival Nanaimo 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

Festival Nanaimo is a new multi-dimensional community festival taking place in Nanaimo throughout the month of March 2018. It showcases all the things that we love about the city where we live, work and play. Come visit in March 2018! Festival Nanaimo 2018 includes great entertainment, concerts,...

Butterfly World Coombs Opens for the Season

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Teens

We are thrilled to announce that we will be opening our doors for the 2018 season on March 23rd. Enjoy 100's of Butterflies in their natural Tropical environment. Our greenhouse creates the perfect indoor setting to view these amazing creatures from all over the world.

Night Rail Jam

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 5:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

March 23 & March 30 from 5-7pm: Night Rail Jam,  Strut your stuff at our Evening Rail Jam. Show us your best moves in our Rail Park by the lodge. Competitors are judged on 2 runs, but its all about fun! Register on the Marmots floor 3-4 pm