Brenda Gough

BSS students are presenting Mama Mia! February 25

Mama Mia! cast geared up for production

Students from Parksville's Ballenas Secondary School have been rehearsing since September to impress crowds with this musical

BSS students are presenting Mama Mia! February 25
Certified Bob Ross Instructor John Blackmore

Wet-on-wet at the MAC

The free opening at the MAC is between 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 7

Certified Bob Ross Instructor John Blackmore
Trumpet player Ray Griffiths and piano player Dave Klinger have lined up a stellar series of jazz concerts.

All jazzed up for a new series starting at the MAC

Parksville-new series of jazz concerts starts Valentines Day at the MAC

Trumpet player Ray Griffiths and piano player Dave Klinger have lined up a stellar series of jazz concerts.
The G.W. Graham Grizzlies couldn’t stop Ballenas Whalers running back Matt Price (#7) who rushed for a pair of touchdowns and had 25 carries for 132 yards in the loss at B.C. Place Nov. 30. The Grade 10 student is the top running back in B.C. high school football and had eight tackles and a QB sack.

Whalers sombre after B.C. Place

Coach Conn points to the team’s many victories in light of close loss at provincials

The G.W. Graham Grizzlies couldn’t stop Ballenas Whalers running back Matt Price (#7) who rushed for a pair of touchdowns and had 25 carries for 132 yards in the loss at B.C. Place Nov. 30. The Grade 10 student is the top running back in B.C. high school football and had eight tackles and a QB sack.
A fashion show at TOSH on the weekend included

A stylish afternoon at TOSH

Winter tea event included a historical fashion show by Merlyn Patten

A fashion show at TOSH on the weekend included
Brendan Harstad of the Ballenas Whalers (right) tries to shake Vernon Panthers safety Keegan Vicklund during the B.C. AA Junior Varsity Football semifinal that earned the Whalers a trip to the provincial championship.

JV Whalers going for championship

Semi final win over Vernon was a really exciting game, final game is Nov. 30 at B.C. Place

Brendan Harstad of the Ballenas Whalers (right) tries to shake Vernon Panthers safety Keegan Vicklund during the B.C. AA Junior Varsity Football semifinal that earned the Whalers a trip to the provincial championship.
Errington wood carver Francois Mongeau

Transforming wood into art

Errington artist Francois Mongeau has created large structures, murals and more

Errington wood carver Francois Mongeau
Fullback Austen Hunt takes a pass up the sideline for another Ballenas Whaler’s first down during the junior varsity football team’s 41-12 win over the Seaquam Seahawks in AA provincial semi-final action November 13.

Whalers face Vernon in quarter finals

Looking to be first Ballenas junior varsity team to play in the championship game.

Fullback Austen Hunt takes a pass up the sideline for another Ballenas Whaler’s first down during the junior varsity football team’s 41-12 win over the Seaquam Seahawks in AA provincial semi-final action November 13.

Get a Halloween scare in Corcan-Meadowood

Big family Halloween party adds pyrotechnics and animatronics

Vampire Princess Jessa Wilk (front left) and kitty cat Alexandra Wilk pose at the Courtyard Cafe

Fun and spooky events for everyone

Lots of safe, fun events for youngsters in Parksville Qualicum Beach this Halloween

Vampire Princess Jessa Wilk (front left) and kitty cat Alexandra Wilk pose at the Courtyard Cafe

‘Inspired journeys’ show set for conference centre

Jill Louise Campbell will be bringing her original work to Parksville for a one-day sale and exhibition October 26

Melville’s classic Moby Dick is next

Tales for the Telling featuring Dean Verger will happen at the MAC on October 25

Always painting from live models

Calibre of talent for Expo is ‘impressive’

The Island Arts Expo happens Nov 3 and 4 in Qualicum Bay

Always painting from live models
Madison Wylie

School fundraiser a first

Nanoose Bay student initiates project for BC Alzheimer’s Society

Madison Wylie
Sheena McCorquodale

Bash in Lighthouse Country

Qualicum Bay hall celebrating 30 years, getting upgrades

Sheena McCorquodale
Jeremy Conn

Eight comedians, burgers, beer and a football

Fundraising event will auction off official CFL football autographed by the BC Lions and game ticket

Jeremy Conn
Local musician Tyrell Beal

Qualicum Beach’s Beal impressed judges

19 year-old played his own music, including an instrumental piece

Local musician Tyrell Beal

Isle barrel racing finals

Enjoy some exciting free rodeo action in Coombs this Saturday and Sunday

Phil Dwyer will be performing with six other high caliber musicians at Music by the Bay Aug 22 in Deep Bay.

Jazz and food with a view

Phil Dwyer to perform with with six seasoned musicians in Deep Bay

Phil Dwyer will be performing with six other high caliber musicians at Music by the Bay Aug 22 in Deep Bay.
The ball field beside the Errington War Memorial Hall will have a wide range of activities August 17 for Hi Neighbour Day including a soap box derby featuring zucchinis.

Zucchini races, parade, market and more

Proceeds from annual event pay for repair and maintenance of the Errington Hall

The ball field beside the Errington War Memorial Hall will have a wide range of activities August 17 for Hi Neighbour Day including a soap box derby featuring zucchinis.