Monthly Events

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



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


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


  • 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



  • Qualicum Beach Farmers’ Market, 8:30am, Qualicum Beach, Veterans Way, 644 Memorial Avenue
  • Errington Farmers Market, 10am, Errington Community Park, 1390 Errington Road

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

September 10Qualicum Beach Garden Club, QB Civic Centre, doors open 7pm; meeting 7:30pm. Guests $3. Kristin Crouch ~ Vegetable Growing 101

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

September 11Parksville Lawn Bowling Club is hosting a “drop in” social at 6:30pm.  Cost is $7.00 per person.  Certified coaches will provide a mini-lesson on the game’s basics, then it’s off to the green to play 8 ends under the lights.  Afterwards, there’ll be socializing in the clubhouse and refreshments available for purchase. Wear flat soled shoes, comfy clothes and get ready for some serious fun.  Great for singles, couples, small or large groups.  See you on the green at 149 E. Stanford in Parksville.

September 13-14Nanaimo Ukulele Festival 2019 ~ A Great Little Festival, Nanaimo Neighbourhood Church, 4951 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo

September 13-14-15Oceanside Fall Home Expo, Qualicum Civic Centre, 747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach

September 14Saturday Afternoon Tea Dance Series, 2pm, live band: Georgia Strait Big Band Dance Band, Tickets $20, McMillan Arts Centre, 133 McMillan Street

September 1415th Annual Fall Fair, 8am – 2pm, Knox United Church (Parksville), 345 Pym Street, Parksville

September 15Music on Sunday at Tosh – Echéa Quartet, 2:30, The Old School House Arts Centre, 122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach

September 16Parksville Probus Club.Speakers, Leona Matte and Ron Woodward: History of Parksville Museum, 8:30am, Parksville Community & Conference Centre, 132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville

September 16 & 23Parksville Lawn Bowling Club  is hosting FREE mahjong lessons for beginners at 7:00 P.M.    Here’s a great way to learn about this challenging  game in a relaxing atmosphere.  Great for singles, couples, locals and snowbirds looking for a fun activity.    Regular  “drop in” mahjong begins  in early October.  $2.00 per visit.

September 20-21GIGANTIC YARN SALE at BLOWOUT PRICES, 10am, The Commons (Ex Elementary School), 744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach

September 21Oceanside Women’s Business Network (OWBN) presents “No Limits” with Leah Goldstein, 8:30am-1:30pm

September 21 UN International Day of Peace Commemoration, 7pm, McMillan Arts Centre (MAC), 133 McMillan Street, Parksville

September 22Music on Sunday – Terry Boyle and Ceilidh Briscoe, 2:30pm, The Old School House Arts Centre, 122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach

September 24Metal Art Guild of Vancouver Island, 6pm, Oceanside Community MakerSpace, 133  McMillan Street, Parksville

September 26 Nanaimo Kennel Club “Dogs, Everything you ever wanted to know,” Beban Park Centennial Building, 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo

September 27-29Nanaimo Fall Home Expo, Beban Auditorium Nanaimo, 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo

September 28Etsy Made in Canada – Nanaimo, 10am, Nanaimo North Town Centre, 4750 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo

September 28-29VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland Fall Plant Sale, 10am, VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland, 2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach

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