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What to do, what to see? In Port Alberni, BC

Posted on Aug 27, 2019 in

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Sonnen and Jones are next TUF coaches, will meet in April

Posted on Oct 16, 2012 in

A story broke earlier today that Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones will be the next coaches on The Ulitmate Fighter.  They will then meet for the light heavyweight belt on April 27,... Continue Reading -->

Derek Jeter Breaks Ankle

Posted on Oct 14, 2012 in

The New York Yankees made another ninth inning comeback on the strength of the clutch Raul Ibanez.  However things went downhill in the twelth.  The Tigers had already... Continue Reading -->

Milos Raonic reaches world number 14 ranking

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in

After a successful tournament in Tokyo this past week, Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic reached a new high ranking of number 14 in the world.  He made a run to the final... Continue Reading -->

NHL regular season games cancelled

Posted on Oct 4, 2012 in

The NHL preseason had already been cancelled, you can add the start of the regual season to that.  The first 2 weeks of the season have now been officially cancelled.  With... Continue Reading -->

Adam Greenberg strikes out in inspiring comeback at bat

Posted on Oct 3, 2012 in

Until tonight Adam Greenberg had faced one major league pitch.  In 2005 he made his debut with the Chicago Cubs.  The first pitch hit him in the head, badly injuring him.... Continue Reading -->

Egyptian Numerology - Shift in Action Group

Posted on Oct 1, 2012 in

"Egyptian Numerology and A Kick in the Astral" Parksville Community Centre at 7p.m. By donation. Speaker: Dr. Sharon Forrest. Contact the Shift in Action Group at 250-954-1002.... Continue Reading -->

NHL Players and Owners to talk all weekend

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 in

The NHL players union and the owners have resuming talks after two weeks of silence.  They are set to meet for a morning and an afternoon session on Friday and continue all... Continue Reading -->

Ryder Cup play begins today at Medinah

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 in

Over the next three days the United States will face off against Europe for the Ryder Cup.  The tournament is being played at Medinah Country Club outside of Chicago.  Much... Continue Reading -->

NFL refs return for tonight's game

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 in

The NFL and the referees have come to an agreement.  They will make their debut this evening in the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns.  The replacement... Continue Reading -->

Tour de Rock Beer and Burger Night

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 in

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Parksville and the Quality Inn Bayside. This event will begin at 6pm Thursday September 27th will proceeds going to Tour de Rock. Purchase your ticket... Continue Reading -->

Saturday Stitching at the Library

Posted on Sep 21, 2012 in

Every Second Saturday (beginning September 22nd) from 1-3pm join us for Saturday Stitching at the Library. Knitters and Crocheter's of all ages are invited to come out. We'll... Continue Reading -->

Will Ovechkin and others return to NHL?

Posted on Sep 20, 2012 in

In a conference call held yesterday, Alexander Ovechkin had some very strong words about the current labour dispute.  He questions how many players will stay in Europe if the... Continue Reading -->

How long will the NHL lockout last this time?

Posted on Sep 18, 2012 in

NHL labour talks have come to a screeching halt.  With the lockout officialy starting on Saturday, not much has developed since then.  Both sides are entrenched and it... Continue Reading -->

Yunel Escobar suspended only 3 games for homophobic message

Posted on Sep 18, 2012 in

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended today for 3 games by Major League Baseball.  On the weekend Escobar had stickers on his eye-black that translated from... Continue Reading -->

6th annual State of the Island Economic Summit coming up!

Posted on Sep 18, 2012 in

The 6th annual State of the Island Economic Summit is coming up quickly. Taking place October 15th and 16th at the Nanaimo Conference Centre, this is a great event for anyone with... Continue Reading -->

Big Signings Ahead of NHL Lockout

Posted on Sep 15, 2012 in

With the Collective Bargaing Agreement set to expire this evening, there were some big names to sign new contracts yesterday.  The biggest headline was Shane Doan resigning... Continue Reading -->

NHL players set to play in Russia

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 in

With the NHL lockout looming, some players are making preperations to play in the KHL (Kontinental Hockey League in Russia).  Andrei Kostitsyn has signed with Traktor Chelyabinsk... Continue Reading -->

NHL lockout update

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 in

NHL training camps should be opening next Friday.  It does not appear that will be happening.  With the current collective bargaining agreement set to expire this Saturday,... Continue Reading -->

Calling all Tai Chi Beginners..

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in

Interested in learning a new skill or picking up a new hobby? Come on out for Taoist Tai Chi beginners classes. Call or visit for... Continue Reading -->

Canada loses World Cup qualifier to Panama

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in

Canada had a chance last night to move closer to qualifiying for the 2014 World Cup.  However, a lackluster performance led to a 2-0 loss to Panama.  Canada was able to... Continue Reading -->

Peyton Manning makes successful return to the NFL

Posted on Sep 10, 2012 in

Peyton missed a full season of football and returned to an unfamiliar team.  20 months since he last played in the NFL was no problem as he led the Denver Broncos to an impressive... Continue Reading -->

Parksville man (my Uncle Steve!) helps rescue injured mountain climber

Posted on Sep 9, 2012 in

Labour day Monday, Amanda Termeer and her partner Ben decided to enjoy a Mount Rae of the Rocky Mountains climb. After falling tripping and falling about 30 feet down the mountain... Continue Reading -->

Happy Birthday to you!

Posted on Sep 7, 2012 in

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The Most Unlikely of Comeback Attempts

Posted on Sep 6, 2012 in

I read this article on written by Jon Greenberg and I thought it was worth passing along.   Former Chicago Cubs outfielder Adam Greenberg is... Continue Reading -->

Happy Birthday to you!

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 in

Happy Birthday! Hope you have a spectacular day!!! From Sharie:) Continue Reading -->

Happy Birthday to you!

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 in

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NFL season kicks off tonight

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 in

The 2012 NFL season kicks off tonight with a battle between defending Super Bowl champions New York Giants and heated rival Dallas Cowboys.  The focus of the game however... Continue Reading -->

Roddick set to retire after U.S. Open

Posted on Sep 2, 2012 in

Andy Roddick announced that this would be his final tennis tournament before his second round matchup.  With the possibility of it being his last match, he torched Aussie Bernard... Continue Reading -->

Head to Port Alberni for Salmon Fest

Posted on Sep 1, 2012 in

Do you enjoy fishing and entertaiment? Head to Port Alberni this weekend for the 41st annual Salmon Festival. Over $50,000 in cash and prizes to be won, come on out to enjoy some... Continue Reading -->

Smart Recovery Discussion Meeting

Posted on Aug 24, 2012 in

Smart Recovery discussion meeting will take place August 25th (and every Saturday) at 10am at SOS Centre Upstairs. 245 W Hirst Ave Parksville, BC. Free meetings, drop in. Call for... Continue Reading -->

Lance Armstrong stripped of 7 Tour de France titles

Posted on Aug 24, 2012 in

Lance Armstrong announced yesterday that he would no long fight charges of doping brought against him by the U.S. anti-doping agency.  The consequences are many, including... Continue Reading -->

UFC 151 cancelled, Hendo hurt

Posted on Aug 23, 2012 in

For the first time in 11 years, the UFC has been forced to cancel an event.  Dan Henderson injured his knee and was forced to withdraw from the main event agains Jon Jones.... Continue Reading -->

Usain Bolt expanding number of events?

Posted on Aug 23, 2012 in

Usain Bolt is looking for new ways to challenge himself and further establish his legacy. He is currently entertaining the thoughts of competing in the 400m and long jump for the... Continue Reading -->

UFC returns to Seattle December 8th

Posted on Aug 22, 2012 in

The UFC announced yesterday that the UFC on Fox 5 card will take place in Seattle, Washington on December 8th at the Key Arena.  The main event will be for the lightweight... Continue Reading -->

Roger Clemens making a comeback?

Posted on Aug 21, 2012 in

50 year old future hall of fame pitcher Roger Clemens has signed a deal to pitch with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Independent Atlantic League.  Clemens claims that he has... Continue Reading -->

Two women to join Augusta

Posted on Aug 20, 2012 in

After 80 years of being an all men's club, Augusta National Golf Course has finally invited two women to join.  Augusta is home to golfs biggest major, The Masters.  They... Continue Reading -->

Melky Cabrera had elaborate cover up in place

Posted on Aug 19, 2012 in

Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants was recently caught using testosteron and was subsequently given a 50 game suspension by Major League Baseball.  He admitted to taking... Continue Reading -->

Little League World Series Began Yesterday

Posted on Aug 18, 2012 in

The Canadian team from Vancouver openned the Little League World Series yesterday against Mexico.  The squad of 11-13 year olds jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first inning... Continue Reading -->

NHL lockout looming

Posted on Aug 17, 2012 in

It appears that the NHL is heading for another work stoppage.  Just as the league has started to build some momentum in the U.S. market, labour struggles have created uncertainty... Continue Reading -->

Business Women's lunch with the Premier

Posted on Aug 17, 2012 in

Christy Clark, and the Parksville Chamber of Commerce, invite you (if you're female), to attend lunch with the Premier. The lunch will take place at the Beach Club Resort in... Continue Reading -->

Victoria's Sarah Kaufman fights for Strikeforce belt Saturday

Posted on Aug 16, 2012 in

Strikeforce 135lbs women's champion Ronda Rousey has been arm barring every opponent she meets in the first round.  Former champion Sarah Kaufman plans on changing that.... Continue Reading -->

King Felix throws perfect game

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game today against the Tampa Bay Rays.  He threw 113 pitches while striking out 12 batters.  The Rays have been red... Continue Reading -->

London games aren't over yet

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in

The traditional Olympics games may have ended on Sunday in London, but for many athletes they are just beginning.  Canada's Paralympic athletes left for London yesterday... Continue Reading -->

You are NOT what you eat

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 in

Join the author of You Are NOT What You Eat, Van Clayton Powel, for a fascinating look at how to improve one of your body's most vital functions - digestion. Wednesday, August... Continue Reading -->

A letter to Michael Jordan

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 in

I read this article in Sports Illustrated this week and I wanted to pass it along to everyone.  Please take a minute to read it.  Wouldn't it be great if our ridiculously... Continue Reading -->

McIrloy runs away with PGA Championship

Posted on Aug 13, 2012 in

The weekend started out with Tiger Woods looking poised to win his first major in four years and it ended with him 10 strokes back of the eventual winner Rory McIlroy.  As... Continue Reading -->

Canada sets new Olympic record?

Posted on Aug 12, 2012 in

The Canadian Olympic team broke a record that they were never intending to break.  Because they won 18 medals but only one gold, they have the new record for most total medals... Continue Reading -->

Benson Henderson retains lightweight strap

Posted on Aug 12, 2012 in

In another closely contested, somewhat controversial decision, Benson "Smooth" Henderson defeated Frankie "the Answer" Edgar by split decision to hold on to... Continue Reading -->

Dwight Howard finally traded

Posted on Aug 10, 2012 in

The saga that has dragged on for parts of 2 seasons in Orlando has finally been resolved.  Superstar Dwight Howard has been traded to the L.A. Lakers as part of a four team... Continue Reading -->

Bike for your life

Posted on Aug 10, 2012 in

Bike for your life happens again this weekend Saturday August 12th. Beginning at the Parksville Community Park there are routes available for all different skill levels and ages... Continue Reading -->

Gail Bowen to read her newest novel in Parksville

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 in

Gayle Bowen, Canadian Author of the award winning mistery series, will be reading Kaleidoscope, her newest novel August 21st at 7pm at the Parksville Library. Come on out and... Continue Reading -->

Canadian's win bronze in women's soccer

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 in

After a controversial but exciting semifinal loss to the Americans, the Canadians were able to regroup and pull of a late 1-0 victory against France.  The Canadian women were... Continue Reading -->

Canadian decathlete in medal hunt after 5 events

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 in

22 year old Canadian decathalete Damian Warner sits in third place after the first day of events.  Warner is relatively young on the international scene.  He finished... Continue Reading -->

3rd generation Olympian Oldershaw wins bronze

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 in

Mark Oldershaw did something that no one else in his family had accomplished before him, he won an Olympic medal.  Oldershaw's grandfather was the first family Olympian... Continue Reading -->

Learn to fish

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in

Free 'Learn to Fish' program, 1-3 p.m August 10th., Horne Lake Regional Park, for children 5-15. Includes all equipment and tackle. Teaches fish identification and anatomy,... Continue Reading -->

Whitfield crashes in his final Olympic triathalon

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in

Victoria's Simon Whitfield crashed just moments in to the cycling portion of the triathalon today and was unable to complete the race.  He lost control going over a speed... Continue Reading -->

T.O. signs with Seahawks

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in

The Seattle Seahawks made a somewhat surprising move today signing free agent reciever Terrell Owens.  The Seahawks were looking to add a tall, strong reciever to their team... Continue Reading -->

Canadian women lose in a heartbreaker.

Posted on Aug 6, 2012 in

The Canadian women played as good of a game as they could hope for and still came up a little short against a powerhouse American squad in the soccer semifinal.  Christina... Continue Reading -->

Andy Reid's son found dead at Eagles camp.

Posted on Aug 5, 2012 in

Garrett Reid, the eldest son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, was found dead this morning in his room at the Eagles training camp.  Garrett had battled with drug abuse... Continue Reading -->

Usain Bolt still fastest.

Posted on Aug 5, 2012 in

This was the race that Usain Bolt was supposed to lose.  Fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake was favoured by many.  Asafa Powell has been the most consistent runner over the past... Continue Reading -->

Machida earns title shot against Jones

Posted on Aug 5, 2012 in

In an action packed night of fights, Lyoto Machida earned a title shot against light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.  Dana White had stated that whoever won the most impressively... Continue Reading -->

Missed the fire show tonight?

Posted on Aug 5, 2012 in

Missed the fire show tonight at 9PM? Not to worry! They're coming back. Founded in 2010, the circus arts company travels the island doing choreographed fire-charming, dance... Continue Reading -->

Kesler out longer than expected

Posted on Aug 4, 2012 in

After offseason shoulder and wrist surgery,  the Vancouver Canucks were hoping that Ryan Kesler would be ready to return to the club before the November expected return date.... Continue Reading -->

Fellow 1998 Port Moody grad wins Olympic silver

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 in

Krista Guloien from Port Moody, was part of the silver medal winning women's eights rowing team.  The heavily favoured Americans took home gold and the Canadians finished... Continue Reading -->

Planet Endor’ or Cathedral Grove..?

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 in

On a beautiful day like today, go for a walk on Planet Endor.. Did you know our very own Cathedral Grove is one of the locations that Star Wars – Return of the Jedi was filmed!... Continue Reading -->

With Canadian medal count climbing, still searching for first gold

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 in

Canadians have had an impressive showing thus far in the London Olympics, however a gold has been just out of reach.  With the games nearly half over, who are the favourites... Continue Reading -->

Match fixing in women's badminton

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in

Eight Olympic athletes have been banned from the games for alleged match fixing in women's doubles badminton.  Teams from China, South Korea and Indonesia intentionally... Continue Reading -->

Ocean Idlers Car Show

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in

Ocean Idlers Blast From the Past Car Show this weekend Saturday August 4th from 8am-3pm. Takes place at the Coombs Fair Grounds. Food concession available all day. Breakfast served... Continue Reading -->

Shane Doan a Canuck?

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in

There have been rumours circulating that highly coveted free agent forward Shane Doan had a meeting with Vancouver Canucks brass yesterday.  Doan has been waiting to see how... Continue Reading -->

Goaltender Tim Thomas back in the news for all the wrong reasons

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in

Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas has made a bad habit of making strong political statements.  Recently over Facebook he showed his support for American sandwhich chain Chick-fil-A.... Continue Reading -->

Clara Hughes trying to become most decorated Canadian Olympian of all time

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in

Clara Hughes will attempt to become the most decorated Olympian in Canadian history in the cycling time trials tomorrow.  A top three finish would give her 7 career medals,... Continue Reading -->

Mission's Brent Hayden goes for gold tomorrow in the 100m freestyle

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in

Tomorrow Brent Hayden will be in tough to win Canada's first medal in the pool of these Olympics.  Brent was the 2007 world champion and 2011 silver medalist in this event.... Continue Reading -->

Music by the bay..

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in

The music series moves to our stunning Deep BayMarine Field Station this summer! Gate opens at 6:00pm Music from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Refreshments and a Wine/Beer... Continue Reading -->

Aerobics Class

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in

Womens Aerobics classes in Errington. Every Tuesday at Errington War Memorial Hall 615-715PM. Also runs Thursdays at 5pm and Saturday mornings at 930. Cost is $5/drop in. Bring... Continue Reading -->

Michael Phelps becomes most decorated Olympian

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in

American swimmer Michael Phelps won two more medals today to bring his career total to 19 medals.  He broke the record set by Russian gymnast Larisa Latynina.  He tied... Continue Reading -->

Coombs Bluegrass Festival

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in

The Coombs Bluegrass Festival 2012 will take place: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 - Sunday, August 5th, 2012  August 2 5:00pm-10:00 August 3 12:00-10:pm August... Continue Reading -->

Dana White makes odd announcement about future of light-heavyweight division

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in

UFC boss Dana White made a baffling announcement about the next challenger to Jon Jones' light-heavyweight title.  The winner of this Saturday's matchup between Shogun... Continue Reading -->

Canadian tennis players have perfect day

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in

Canadian tennis players had an outstanding day on the courts of Wimbledon.  In three seperate matches not a single set was lost.  Milos Raonic defeated Japan's Tatsuma... Continue Reading -->

Travis Snider traded to the Pirates

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in

The Blue Jays, desperate for pitching, traded a red hot Travis Snider to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Brad Lincoln.  Snider has never quite lived up to the potential so many... Continue Reading -->

Happy Birthday!

Posted on Jul 29, 2012 in

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Live music tonight at Shady Rest

Posted on Jul 28, 2012 in

Identity Crisis, a clasic rock band, will play tonight at 7pm at the Shady Rest in Qualicum BC. Come on down for a great night of live music! *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur,... Continue Reading -->

Happy Birthday to you!

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in

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Happy Anniversary

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in

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Carseat Clinic Sunday

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in

Oceanside Police are holding a free carseat clinic at the Oceanside Detachment on Pym Street this Sunday, July 29th from 8:30AM to 2PM. They want to ensure residents know how to... Continue Reading -->

Happy Birthday to you!

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in

Hope you have a fantastic day! And enjoy the year to come!!! From Sharie Continue Reading -->

Cyclists asked to gather August 2nd in Parksville

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in

Cyclists are being asked to gather Thursday August 2nd at 11AM in Parksville Community Park near skate bowl/bmx park, to help promote Bike for Your Life. Bike for your life,... Continue Reading -->

So true..

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in

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Community Plan Review will be at Summer by the Sea Market this Tuesday to answer questions!

Posted on Jul 25, 2012 in

We all know about the Summer by the Sea Street Market on Craig Street every Tuesday, but this Tuesday will bring something a little bit different. Come out to ask questions and... Continue Reading -->

Beat the Heat Skate

Posted on Jul 24, 2012 in

Beat the heat this summer and go for a refreshing skate at Oceanside Arena. Everyone Welcome, Wednesdays, Jul 11 – Aug 22, 6:45-8:15pm. Regular Admission rates. Join us for... Continue Reading -->

Visit Tiger Lily Farm

Posted on Jul 24, 2012 in

Milk a goat, bottle feed a calf, or ride a pony, you can do it all at Tiger Lily Farm. Located in Errington, Tiger Lily Farm is a family farm owned and operated by Cecil and... Continue Reading -->

Kulth Music Fest this weekend in Coombs

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in

The Kulth Music Festival (pronounced coolth) is a festival for all ages created to bring people together under a banner of mutual respect for one another and for the environment we... Continue Reading -->

Qualicum Beach Party this weekend

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in

As the town of Qualicum celebrates its 70th birthday, they’re planning a beach party to celebrate their most valuable asset. The beach party will take place July 21st, kicking... Continue Reading -->

Qualicum Beach Party this weekend

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in

As the town of Qualicum celebrates its 70th birthday, they’re planning a beach party to celebrate their most valuable asset. The beach party will take place July 21st, kicking... Continue Reading -->

Pianist performance at Old Dutch Inn

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in

Pianist Ron Hadley performs at The Old Dutch Inn, 6-9 p.m., with clarinetist Liam Hockley. Qualicum Beach, tonight, Friday July 20th. Continue Reading -->

Summer at Storybook Village

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

July 9th to August 16th Summer program hours: Mon, Wed & Thu mornings, from 10-12 and Tues afternoon from 1-3. Come ride bikes, trikes and plasma cars and visit the activities... Continue Reading -->


Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Visit Little Qualicum Cheeseworks to test some delicious local cheese. Taste test daily from 9-5 at the farm. Phone: 250-954-3931 Toll Free: 1-877-248-4353 Fax: 250-954-3981 Email:... Continue Reading -->

Yoga on the beach

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

YOGA ON THE BEACH, Tues/Thurs mornings, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with Barbara Low and Charlotte Crowley, RYS 200 certified instructors. All welcome (not suitable for children under 15 or... Continue Reading -->

Watch the fights at BP

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Lots of prizes! Watch the fights on our Huge Tv’s! Pints of Bud & Rasberry Chill Cocktails on special *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional... Continue Reading -->

Watch UFC at BP!

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Watch UFC at Boston Pizza Parksville *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional serving Port Alberni, Parksville, Nanaimo and Victoria for hosting this blog Continue Reading -->

Enjoy Top Bridge.

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Inaugurated in 1999, the Top Bridge Trail connects Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park on the Strait of Georgia with the Top Bridge Crossing, a magnificent pedestrian-cyclist suspension... Continue Reading -->

Kitefest is coming to Parksville

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Coming July 21st and 22nd, to Parksville, BC, Kitefest. Featuring ‘The World’s Kite Champion’ Ray Bethel from Vancouver, Island Quad Team from Victoria, Monster... Continue Reading -->

Business owners wanted..

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

The Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce invites you to  come and experience the excitement of downtown Parksville’s annual Summer by the Sea Street Market being... Continue Reading -->

Timberline Dance

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Dance To TIMBERLINE – Free, live Classic Country & Rock’n Roll music that lets you hear yourself think and hold onto your dance partner! Every Wednesday, 7:30 to... Continue Reading -->

Beach Party Planned in Qualicum

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

As the town of Qualicum celebrates its 70th birthday, they’re planning a beach party to celebrate their most valuable asset. The beach party will take place July 21st,... Continue Reading -->

Qualicum Beach Area Newcomers Club Meeting

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

July 10th 10-11AM St. Stephen’s United Church Hall 150 Village Way Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 1L1 Qualicum Beach Newcomers Club is a great place to meet new friends and... Continue Reading -->

Pottery Classes will happen again..

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Anne Marie Veale’s Pottery Classes at the Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH), Friday. It was the last day of a week-long class where six to14 year olds made pottery and then... Continue Reading -->

It’s that time again!!!

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

It’s the event we wait for all year long. The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition begins Saturday morning at 7:30. The gates will be open to the public... Continue Reading -->

Arrowsmith CPR Regional Trail

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Park at Cameron Lake Day-Use Area off highway four and walk across the street to the trailhead. Built in 1912 by the Canadian Pacific Railway this is great mountain hike. The trail... Continue Reading -->

Outdoor Movie coming to Parksville

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Bring your family and friends to Parksville Community Park Tuesday July 17th at dusk for a family friendly outdoor movie. *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur, Mortgage Professional... Continue Reading -->

Art Exhibit at The MAC

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Today 10AM – 4PM at McMillan Arts Centre 133 Macmillan Street, Parksville. Join us for a variety of art displayed by different artists including “DeCosmos Fine Arts... Continue Reading -->

Go paddling with Adventure Sea Kayaking

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Sunset Paddles, Mistaken Island Lunch Tours, Full Moon Howls.. rentals, lessons and all women multi-day adventure trips, Adventure Sea Kayaking does it all. Based in Parksville,... Continue Reading -->

Summer by the Sea Street Market

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Every Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. onward, Craig Street in downtown Parksville closes to vehicular traffic and comes alive with the sights, sounds and smells of this exciting... Continue Reading -->

Nanaimo Barbecue Festival July 14th and 15th

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

With thousands of people and BBQ teams from across North America you are sure to have a weekend you will not soon forget. And don’t forget that we will be raising money for... Continue Reading -->

Looking for more business owners

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

The Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce invites you to  come and experience the excitement of downtown Parksville’s annual Summer by the Sea Street Market being... Continue Reading -->

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for…

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Quality foods sand scultping competition begins today. While the pound up is already underway, doors open to the public at 2pm today. Be sure to check out these amazing masterpieces... Continue Reading -->

Seated Meditation in Coombs

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Seated meditation, 10-11 a.m., Tibetan Temple in Coombs, 2800 Grafton Ave. Beginners welcome. Suggested donation $20. Info: *Thank you to Sharie Marie Francoeur,... Continue Reading -->

Afraid of Public Speaking??

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Arbutus Toastmasters meets in Parksville Community Centre every Monday at 7 p.m. Guests are welcome – no charge. Call Kristin at 248-1926 or visit Continue Reading -->

All day golf for ALS

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

On Tuesday, July 17 Brett Standerwick of Fairwinds Golf Club in Nanoose BC will golf as many holes as possible to raise awareness and funds for ALS. Fairwinds is one of 40 golf... Continue Reading -->

Creating Summer Bouquets

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Laurene Ebbett and Rae Davis, of the Mid-Isle Floral Arts Club, will demonstrate how to create ‘Gorgeous Summer Bouquets.’ Everyone welcome. Info: 250-752-5315. July... Continue Reading -->

Yoga on the Beach at the Sand Scuplting Site

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Yoga on the Beach will take place every Sunday at 8: 30 a.m., accompanied by Peter Jack Rainbird on instrumental guitar. This will take place at Parksville Community Park near the... Continue Reading -->

Improve your French

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

Parksville & District Association for Community Living Annual Summer Picnic, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Foster Park, corner of Pym Street and Sanderson Road, Parksville. Food, drink,... Continue Reading -->

40th Annual St. Marks Fair

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 in

The Holy Rollers have been hard at it in the kitchen at St. Mark’s Church in Qualicum Beach, baking 200 pies – a record – for the 40th St. Mark’s Fair on Saturday,... Continue Reading -->


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