New singing and drama program coming to Parksville

Designed to help strengthen vocal chords of people with Parkinson's, stroke survivors, people with other neurological disorders and aging

June line-up at Shady Rest in Qualicum Beach

Every Saturday night local bands perform at the Shady Rest

  • Jun 7th, 2016

Free fishing lessons for kids [with video]

Learn to Fish program offers instruction and loaner equipment to help children aged 5 to 15 catch a trout

  • Jun 1st, 2016
What was your best car?


    Random Couplings exhibit in Qualicum Beach

    There will be an opening reception Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. at TOSH

    DeCosmos celebrating 50 years in Parksville Qualicum Beach

    There will be an opening reception at the MAC for the monthly exhibit on June 4 at 1 p.m.

    Fleece and fibre fair this Sunday in Coombs

    Vendors will be coming from all over the mid-Island region including Parksville and Qualicum Beach

    Studio tours from Parksville to Black Creek

    Gallery of Artisans in Parksville will be a part of the weekend-long studio tour

    • May 26th, 2016

    Dry point printmaking class in Qualicum Beach

    TOSH is offering a class for a form of intaglio printmaking

    • May 26th, 2016

    Studio art show in Parksville

    Fran Renwick is hosting a studio art show at her home in Parksville

    • May 26th, 2016

    Dancers at a Parksville studio headed to provincials

    Four dancers are headed to a four-day festival in Fort St. John

    Errington World Music Youth Camp registration now open

    The camp starts Aug. 8 and runs for two weeks until Aug. 19

    Qualicum Refugee Sponsorship Group fundraiser at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

    The event is meant to raise money for the refugee family arriving in the coming weeks

    • May 12th, 2016

    Talking stick tradition comes to B.C. legislature [with video]

    Totem symbolizes Coast Salish tradition of respectful listening, with little effect on ill-tempered debate in Victoria

    Art In Bloom starts next week in Qualicum Beach

    Some of the members of the Mid Island Floral Art Club have begun prepping for the biennial show

    Vancouver Island North Film Commission offering course in Parksville

    The B.C. Motion Picture Orientation course will be offered May 14 and 15 at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre

    • May 10th, 2016

    ROAMS students learn forestry

    Parksville Qualicum Beach students learn silviculture and many other skills

    • May 3rd, 2016

    Lasqueti artist trying to keep art form alive

    Ronaldo Norden uses printmaking techniques in his artwork

    Windsurfing near Parksville

    Ray Vanderbyl learned to windsurf in Parksville Bay in 1981

    Film crews in Qualicum Beach

    A Hallmark TV show will be filming throughout Qualicum Beach this summer

    B.C. hunting licences go online

    Online option now available for licences, paper version of limited entry hunting applications phased out for 2017

    • Apr 28th, 2016