November

Monthly Events

  • Arrowsmith Needle Arts Guild, 9:30, 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

Mondays

  • Arbutus Toastmasters, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. every Monday at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre.

Tuesdays

  • Ballroom Dancing, Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association, Bradley Centre, Coombs, September 24 – November 12

Wednesdays

  • Oceanside Community MakerSpace – a community work space for hobbyists. Open house every Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. For info call 250-594-2893

Fridays

  • Free Technology Workshops – One hour Tech Topic Workshops, Oceanside Build Learning Together, Family Place – 494 Bay Avenue, Parksville.
  • Oceanside Caregivers Support, 1st and 3rd Fridays, 1pm, Comfort, care, support and resources for Caregivers taking care of loved ones, The Gardens, 650 Berwick Rd N
  • Music Trivia: 7-10pm. Shady Rest Waterfront Restaurant, 3109 Island Highway W, Qualicum Beach

Saturdays

  • Qualicum Beach Farmers’ Market, 8:30am, Qualicum Beach, Veterans Way, 644 Memorial Avenue

November 2 — Parksville Lioness Christmas Craft Fair, 10:00am – 3:00pm, Parksville Community Centre, 132 Jensen Ave E

November 2 — World Craft Bazaar, 10:00am, International Fair Trade products.  Muffin Cafe. Co-sponsored by P/Q KAIROS  & Knox Church, Knox United Church (Parksville), 345 Pym Street

November 3First Sunday Market and Pancake Breakfast, 9am-1pm, Coombs Rodeo Grounds, 2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs

November 3 —  Golden Shrine Open to Public, 11:00am. Sit or walk in meditation or enjoy the atmosphere in silence, turn the prayer wheels, light a butterlamp, Kathok Meditation Centre, 2800 Grafton Ave, Qualicum Beach

November 4Canadian Federation of University Women Parksville-Qualicum Meeting, 7:00pm, Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, 747 Jones Street

November 5The Parksville & District Rock and Gem Club, 7-9pm, McMillan Arts Centre, 133 McMillan Street, Parksville

November 5Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo, 1:00-5:00pm, Parksville Community Centre, 132 Jensen Ave E

November 7Wine Walk Nanaimo, Country Club Centre & SommGirl Wine Events are hosting Nanaimo’s first Wine Walk. Shop Local & Taste Local Wines, Spirits, Beers & Ciders.

November 8-10The Vancouver Island Juried Once Act Play Festival returns to the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach for its fifteenth year in a row. Village Theatre Qualicum Beach, 110 W 2nd Ave

November 9“Perfect Gift” Christmas Craft Fair, 9:30am-3:30pm, Knox United Church, 345 Pym Street

November 10SECOND SUNDAY MARKET & PANCAKE BREAKFAST 8am, Lighthouse Community Centre, 240 Lions Way

November 10 —  Golden Shrine Open to Public, 11:00am. Sit or walk in meditation or enjoy the atmosphere in silence, turn the prayer wheels, light a butterlamp, Kathok Meditation Centre, 2800 Grafton Ave, Qualicum Beach

November 12Qualicum Beach Garden Club, Tuesday QB Civic Centre, 747 Jones Street, doors open at 7pm; meeting begins at 7:30pm. Guests $3. Mike Yip is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the birds on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

November 12Qualicum Beach & Area Newcomers Club, 10am, St. Stephen’s United Church, 150 Village Way

November 12Voyent Alert! Information Session, 10:00am-1:00pm, Provided by the City of Parksville and the Town of Qualicum Beach, Voyent Alert! is a new multi-purpose communication service which will be used to send alerts to residents, businesses… Forum, 100 Jensen Avenue East

November 14Voyent Alert! Information Session, noon-3:00pm, Provided by the City of Parksville and the Town of Qualicum Beach, Voyent Alert! is a new multi-purpose communication service which will be used to send alerts to residents, businesses… Qualicum Beach Town Hall, 660 Primrose St, #201

November 15A Story To Tell, an enchanting evening supporting OBLT literacy programs, 5:30pm, Cuckoo Trattoria, 2310 Alberni Hwy, Coombs

November 15Coombs Country Opera, 7:00pm Local musicians are invited to take to the stage and strut their stuff.  Not just Country, but some Bluegrass, Folk,  Fiddlers, etc., Adults $5.00 Kids and Musicians free. Coombs Rodeo Grounds, 2601 Alberni Highway

November 16St. Mark’s Christmas Bazaar, 9:00am-noon, St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 138 Hoylake Rd W, Qualicum Beach, BC

November 16-17Parksville Fire Department Annual Food and Toy Drive – Volunteer Fire Department members collect food and toys, door-to-door throughout Parksville, 9:00am – 4:00pm

November 17 —  Golden Shrine Open to Public, 11:00am. Sit or walk in meditation or enjoy the atmosphere in silence, turn the prayer wheels, light a butterlamp, Kathok Meditation Centre, 2800 Grafton Ave, Qualicum Beach

November 17Oceanside Concert Band Fall Concert, 2:30pm, Knox United Church (Parksville), 345 Pym Street

November 18 Parksville Probus Club, 8:30am – 10:15am Speaker: Marlys Diamond, The Perfect Storm Group, a group whose mision is to increase capacity for primary health care in Parksville/Qualicum Beach, and recruit primary care practitioners to the area.

November 19Oceanside Women’s Business Network (OWBN) monthly dinner meeting, 5:30pm-9:00pm, The Bayside, 240 Dogwood St, Parksville

November 20Lighthouse Coffee Concert Series, 7:00pm, Coffee Concerts In An Intimate Setting, Tonight’s concert features Abbey-Jade  Lighthouse Community Centre, 240 Lions Way

November 22-24Winterfest Craft Fair, Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday 9am – 4pm, Sunday 10am – 3pm, Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, Fun and Prizes.  Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, 747 Jones Street

November 22 — Elegant Threads 10:00am, Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild‘s annual fall sale. Featuring handcrafted yarns and textile products, Qualicum Commons, 744 Primrose Street Room 9

November 22-23 — Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers 12th Annual Christmas Extravaganza, 10:00am, Bayside Resort, Parksville, 240 Dogwood Street

November 26Metal Art Guild of Vancouver Island, 6:00pm, Oceanside Community MakerSpace, 133 Mcmillan Street

November 29 — Parksville “Light UP,” downtown and at the Parksville Community Centre starts at 6:00pm, Parksville Community Centre, 132 Jensen Ave E

November 30 & December 13rd Annual Christmas Craft Fair, 10:00am-4:00pm, Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club, 2250 Fowler Road

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