Jessica Skelton

Aaron Halliday will perform as Alan Jackson in a tribute show to country stars at the Parksville Legion next week. Steve Hillis as Garth Brooks and Candy Little and Darla Cooper as The Judds will also perform.

A tribute to country greats

Look-a-like Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks and The Judds coming to Parksville Legion June 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Aaron Halliday will perform as Alan Jackson in a tribute show to country stars at the Parksville Legion next week. Steve Hillis as Garth Brooks and Candy Little and Darla Cooper as The Judds will also perform.
Spanish musician Rubén Portillo is one of the many artists performing in the Music on Sunday and the Harvest of Music series at TOSH this coming Fall. Portillo will play on October 18.

Two series for one great price

The Old School House Arts Centre says thank you to loyal customers by combining Music on Sunday and Harvest of Music into one subscription

Spanish musician Rubén Portillo is one of the many artists performing in the Music on Sunday and the Harvest of Music series at TOSH this coming Fall. Portillo will play on October 18.
RIDING IN STYLE: Zoey Andres and Quinn Proud mug for The NEWS before the Kwalikum Secondary grad parade Saturday where students drove through town in everything from classic cars to boats to the prom at the Civic Centre. See many more photos at www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

Grads ride in style in Qualicum Beach

Students rode through the streets to celebrate their graduation from Kwalikum Secondary School

RIDING IN STYLE: Zoey Andres and Quinn Proud mug for The NEWS before the Kwalikum Secondary grad parade Saturday where students drove through town in everything from classic cars to boats to the prom at the Civic Centre. See many more photos at www.facebook.com/PQBNews.
Bobbie Garnons-Williams is bringing “some more fun and enjoyment to Qualicum Beach” on June 6 with Bobbie’s Comedy Night.

Local event organizer turns to comedy

Bobbie's Comedy Night, featuring Matt Billon and Myles Anderson, will be at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre June 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Bobbie Garnons-Williams is bringing “some more fun and enjoyment to Qualicum Beach” on June 6 with Bobbie’s Comedy Night.

Union concerned about cuts in Qualicum School District

CUPE members showed up in numbers at the recent school board meeting

The large-scale oil painting created by Qualicum Beach artist Judy Button showcases her passion for sailing.

Painting the action of sailing

Artist had to find the courage to pick up art again after bad experiences

The large-scale oil painting created by Qualicum Beach artist Judy Button showcases her passion for sailing.
The DeCosmos Fine Arts Group is getting ready for their annual show at the McMillan Arts Centre

Showing art made from the heart at the MAC

Parksville’s DeCosmos Fine Arts Group show starts June 2 at the McMillan Arts Centre

The DeCosmos Fine Arts Group is getting ready for their annual show at the McMillan Arts Centre
Qualicum-based actor Dean Wray took on the role of producer for his latest film Down Here

Qualicum actor Dean Wray produces indy film

Down Here, a dark film with a social message, celebrated theatrical release after being picked up by Canadian and American distributors

Qualicum-based actor Dean Wray took on the role of producer for his latest film Down Here
Tiki Westnedge’s current show features the colourful buildings on Shack Island

Tiki Westnedge paints memories

Images of Shack Island, showing at the Gallery @ Qualicum Art Supply, helped Qualicum based artist earn her AFCA accreditation

Tiki Westnedge’s current show features the colourful buildings on Shack Island
Marie Labine

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Parksville Qualicum Beach quilters honour generations

Show set for Oceanside Place Arena in Parksville from May 29-31

Marie Labine
Gillian M. Walters holds her first published children’s book

Nanoose seal pup rescue turned into kids’ story

Author and registered therapist Gillian Walters says true tale offers lessons in living compassionately

Gillian M. Walters holds her first published children’s book

Courtenay guests to join local musician on stage

Dave Klinger and guest play classical concert at St. Edmund Anglican Church on May 17 at 2:30 p.m.

Scarlett Johnson beautifully decorated a complimentary Mother’s Day cake at Thrifty Foods last year. The Parksville grocery store will again host its cake decorating event on Saturday

Local events to make Mom smile on her day

Options for fun in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area May 9-10; don't forget to reserve your seats for brunch

Scarlett Johnson beautifully decorated a complimentary Mother’s Day cake at Thrifty Foods last year. The Parksville grocery store will again host its cake decorating event on Saturday
KSS grad students and members of the RCMP

KSS Dry Grad fundraising events

Fashion show on May 7 and car wash on May 9 in Qualicum Beach

KSS grad students and members of the RCMP

Parksville high school field may get a new name

That and other news from School District 69 (Qualicum) board of trustees meeting this week

Intensive students at Innovate Dance Arts in Parksville and the Qualicum Beach School of Dance will have the opportunity to combine their passion for dancing and academic studies next year.

Giving dance students some spare time

Program will offer school credits and schedule flexibility for serious dancers at Innovate Dance Academy and Qualicum Beach School of Dance

Intensive students at Innovate Dance Arts in Parksville and the Qualicum Beach School of Dance will have the opportunity to combine their passion for dancing and academic studies next year.
Celebrated harmonica player Harpdog Brown will play at Lazy Mike’s House of Music and Smoke ‘N Water this May.

Canada’s best harmonica player coming to town

Concerts set for May 14 at Smoke 'n Water in Nanoose and May 16 at Lazy Mike's House of Music in Qualicum Beach; workshop on May 16

Celebrated harmonica player Harpdog Brown will play at Lazy Mike’s House of Music and Smoke ‘N Water this May.
The welcome mat will be rolled out for the 275 ladies of the Royal Canadian Legion who are coming to Parksville for their 62nd biennial convention on May 2. Inside their gift bags will be a pair of hand-knit slippers with a little tag that reads: “A treat for your feet from the Ladies Auxiliary Branch 76 Qualicum Beach.” Pictured here is Ruth Cook

Knitted treats for the feet

Ladies auxiliaries members from across B.C. coming to Parksville for 62nd biennial convention for the Royal Canadian Legion

The welcome mat will be rolled out for the 275 ladies of the Royal Canadian Legion who are coming to Parksville for their 62nd biennial convention on May 2. Inside their gift bags will be a pair of hand-knit slippers with a little tag that reads: “A treat for your feet from the Ladies Auxiliary Branch 76 Qualicum Beach.” Pictured here is Ruth Cook
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Double the arts events at Nanoose Place Community Centre

Studio tour group and three-artist show and sale will keep art lovers busy in Nanoose Bay May 2-3

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Renowned Irish musicians coming to Qualicum Beach

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill will host concert and workshop May 2

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