Music tickets and plants for sale in Parksville and Qualicum Beach

KSS students to perform, Knox church holding 40th spring plant and bake sale

Plant and Bake sale

Knox United Church is holding its 40th annual Spring Plant and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 13.

The event, held at the church at 345 Pym St. in Parksville, will include a variety of indoor and outdoor plants, seedlings, divided perennials, shrubs, tools, garden books and more.

There is also home baking, including pies, cookies, loaves and more.

Admission is free, and the event runs from 9 a.m. to noon.

Funds raised at the event help the church respond to the need of the local and global community.

For more info, go to kucparksville.ca or call 250-248-3927.

— Submitted by Knox United Church

KSS Jazz

Kwalikum Secondary School’s instrumental and vocal jazz groups will be performing at the annual Jazz Extravaganza on May 10th. The concert will be held in the school’s multi-purpose room.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with music beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door.

The event runs as a fundraiser to help cover the cost of participation in festivals and bringing professional musicians in to work with KSS students.

— Submitted by Brent Kellas

Musician at the museum

Solo acoustic musician Ken Hamm will be performing at Knox Heritage Church at the Parksville Museum on Sunday, May 14.

Hamm’s influences include early blues recordings and his general love for oldtimey music. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, available at Cranky Dog Music. Tickets can also be purchased via Donna Konsorado, 250-816-5172 or dkonsorado@shaw.ca.

— Submitted by Donna Konsorado.