Brenda Gough

PARKSVILLE IDOL CHAMPION: Brianne Carson of Qualicum Beach was the winner of the Adult Division of the inaugural Parksville Idol competition after impressing a panel of judges on Saturday at Parksville Community Park. The event was sponsored by The City of Parksville

Brianne Carson wins Parksville Idol

Semi-finals and finals were held in Parksville Community Park on Saturday

PARKSVILLE IDOL CHAMPION: Brianne Carson of Qualicum Beach was the winner of the Adult Division of the inaugural Parksville Idol competition after impressing a panel of judges on Saturday at Parksville Community Park. The event was sponsored by The City of Parksville
Sunshine Goldsbury is expecting many of the zucchini plants she handed out at the Errington Farmers Market this spring will be turned into squash race cars like this one.

Zany Zucchinis

A soap box derby for zucchinis with wheels is just one of the many events taking place August 16 for Hi Neighbour Day.

Sunshine Goldsbury is expecting many of the zucchini plants she handed out at the Errington Farmers Market this spring will be turned into squash race cars like this one.
For most people

Parksville pastor headed to Scrabble world championships

It's not an official Commonwealth Games event, but it is in Glasgow, Scotland

For most people
An all-women cast brings the laughs at four wacky weddings in Bard to Broadway’s Always a Bridesmaid.  With a parade of ugly bridesmaid dresses the southern belles navigate the choppy waters of love and matrimony and present a rollicking tale at the Village theatre in Qualicum Beach.

Clever comedy relies on sassy characters

Always a Bridesmaid runs until August 11 in Qualicum Beach

An all-women cast brings the laughs at four wacky weddings in Bard to Broadway’s Always a Bridesmaid.  With a parade of ugly bridesmaid dresses the southern belles navigate the choppy waters of love and matrimony and present a rollicking tale at the Village theatre in Qualicum Beach.

Kwalium Secondary School students play at the MAC in Parksville

Award-winning Jazzavoirdog group will perform popular jazz standards at music night in Parksville

Beach Day returns to Qualicum Beach on Sunday

Beach Day celebrated all that Qualicum has to offer

Qualicum Beach event will include talent competition, games, education, kites, art and activities

Beach Day returns to Qualicum Beach on Sunday

Stuffies come to town

Annual community-wide Teddy Bear Picnic in Nanoose July 5

Brianne Jenner

Golden visit for grandma at The Gardens

Brianne Jenner scored a key goal in the march to the gold medal in Sochi

Brianne Jenner
Parksville cover band Exit 51 is looking forward to playing for the Canada Day crowd.

Exit 51 takes to stage for July 1 celebrations

Local band plays for Canada Day event in Parksville

Parksville cover band Exit 51 is looking forward to playing for the Canada Day crowd.
The music of Bend Sinister is a blend of infectious pop and impressive rock and their true glory will come to life on the Parksville Community Park main stage when the headliners cap off a music filled Canada Day.

Bend Sinister headlines Canada Day event

Parksville is part of this Vancouver-based indie rock band's Canada-wide tour

The music of Bend Sinister is a blend of infectious pop and impressive rock and their true glory will come to life on the Parksville Community Park main stage when the headliners cap off a music filled Canada Day.
Wearing hats representing different musical genres

Music is this year’s sandcastle theme

Parksville's Beachfest team generated some laughs last week at a chamber meeting

Wearing hats representing different musical genres

New name, new owners, same focus for Parksville studio

Parksville Ballet School will become Innovate Dance Arts with new owners

Avid cyclist Roxanne Adams

A long, bold ride for an Errington friend

Roxanne Adams is taking part in the Ride to Conquer Cancer June 14-15 and she is bringing along her girlfriend, who is battling the disease

Avid cyclist Roxanne Adams

Digital arts studio officially opens in Qualicum Beach

Provincial minister, MLA on hand for ceremonies on Monday afternoon

Most people know the tomahawk as a First Nations axe-like weapon

Think you can handle the Tomahawk Steak?

Three-pound meat lollipop costs $139 at Pacific Prime

Most people know the tomahawk as a First Nations axe-like weapon
THREE GENERATIONS of the Nicholls family joined Ballenas Senior Secondary students

Parksville’s Nicholls Park revitalized

Three generations of the Nicholls family joined BSS students and dignitaries, for the formal dedication of Nicholls Park June 4.

THREE GENERATIONS of the Nicholls family joined Ballenas Senior Secondary students
Tsimshian artist

Painting Family

Coombs-Tsimshian artist, Dorothy Jarvis, is now a resident artist at Coastal Carvings Fine Art Gallery in Coombs

Tsimshian artist
Local musician Shelley Beeston is hoping more people will check out the top notch talent being booked at The Soundgarden in Coombs now that the music venue has been expanded.

Increased capacity, increased options

Coombs-The Soundgarden has expanded and is having Nova Scotia's Ian Sherwood perform Saturday

Local musician Shelley Beeston is hoping more people will check out the top notch talent being booked at The Soundgarden in Coombs now that the music venue has been expanded.
DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHT: Thirty women enjoyed an evening of do-it-yourself tips and tricks

Do-it-yourself night at Albertson’s in Parksville

Thirty women enjoyed an evening of do-it-yourself tips and tricks, door prizes, refreshments and more on May 22

DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHT: Thirty women enjoyed an evening of do-it-yourself tips and tricks
The Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase May 16 included a contemporary dance duet by Josh Jai and Emily-Kendall Jones.

Fancy Dancers

Josh Jai and Emily-Kendall Jones performed at the Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase

The Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase May 16 included a contemporary dance duet by Josh Jai and Emily-Kendall Jones.