Jessica Skelton

Qualicum Beach gets lighthearted felines

Fun images are more like illustrations than paintings

Thousands enjoy Canada Day celebrations in Parksville

For more photos from the parade, see our photo page on A25 today and visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

Saskatchewan’s folk-pop piano man comes to Parksville

Singer-songwriter also won popularity in the Spanish-speaking world

A never-ending practice

Teresa Knight, who paints several subjects year after year, is currently showing her work at the Gallery @ Qualicum Art Supply

Hours of fun ready for Parksville this Canada Day

Plenty of volunteers still needed to help out with celebrations in Community Park

Classic Canadian band, The Odds, set to headline on July 1

Canada Day musical entertainment in Parksville Community Park to showcase a wider range of musical genres this year, starting at 12:30 p.m.

Coombs-born guitarist plays at North by Northeast

Jakob Rehlinger, who also own Arachnidiscs Recordings, started experimental group Moonwood on the Island as a solo musical project

Sp-Arts to focus only on arts

Participants of popular camp in July will act, build sets, play music and more for Western play

Singers celebrate French Canadian heritage

June 24 concert in Community Park to be last of season for Nous Chantons, which will start up again in September

Reggae band, Tasman Jude, to play two local all-ages shows

First gig is at the CFC Church in Qualicum Beach on June 20; the second is on the Canada Day mainstage in Parksville on July 1

Vancouver Island Opera looking for chorus members

Singers must register before rehearsals start in Craig Bay on Sat, Aug. 29; this year's production is Bellini's Norma

Keeping music in the family

Richard Sales takes the place of daughter Hayley Sales for the North of Nashville concert on June 19

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: The road to fulfilling employment

Former Qualicum Beach man interviews 150 people across the country for his documentary about underemployment

Sand Dollars annual square dance jamboree

Everyone welcome to join in or watch at the Bradley Centre June 12-14

The Lion The Bear The Fox return to Parksville

See details below to find out how you could win two tickets to the show, which is on June 13 at the Quality Resort Bayside at 8:30 p.m.

Coombs Community Picnic celebrates 25 years

Plenty of old-fashioned family fun at free community event hosted at French Creek Community School on June 12 5:30-7:30 p.m.

DJ company diversifies into party games

Drop the Needle Entertainment looks to fill in slow times between Christmas and wedding party seasons in Parksville area

Popular jazz trio returns to MAC

Jennifer Scott to play June 12 at 7 p.m.; last year's show sold out

A new twist on annual FCA show at The Old School House Arts Centre

Exhibit in Qualicum Beach June 8-27; winners to be announced at the opening reception June 10

Local singer showcases antique arias

Artist offering low cost tickets for local singing students for concert at St. Stephen’s in Qualicum Beach June 20 at 3 p.m.