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Arts Events

Saturday, March 3rd

Islands Short Fiction Contest

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

We are inviting Vancouver Island and Gulf Island writers to submit their short stories of up to 2000 words. The entry fee is waived for Junior and Youth categories. You are allowed to enter as often as you like. Sponsored by the V.I.U. Department of Creative Writing and Journalism, the Vancouver ...

Magical Basket or Bag

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Create a felted basket, it's a knitter's paradise geometry and easy to do. Requires 3 balls of Eskimo and an 8mm x 120cm circular needle. 11am-2pm

Recover All That is Ours

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 12:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Talks & Workshops

Inspired by a line by Mohawk/Tuscarora poet Janet Rogers, the exhibition redefines the ideas about Canada, and its 500 hundred-year-old relationships with Turtle Island through de-colonial poetics, mythology, and contemporary multi-disciplinary Indigenous art practices. Opening Reception: Thursday...

Recover All That is Ours

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 12:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Talks & Workshops

Inspired by a line by Mohawk/Tuscarora poet Janet Rogers, the exhibition redefines the ideas about Canada, and its 500 hundred-year-old relationships with Turtle Island through de-colonial poetics, mythology, and contemporary multi-disciplinary Indigenous art practices. Opening Reception: Thursday...

Life On The Spit - Photographs of Elizabeth Quocksister

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 12:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

This exhibit showcases what life was like for the families living on the Campbell River Spit Reserve during the period from the early 1940s up until the late 1960s.  The photographs were taken by local woman Elizabeth Quocksister and feature many people whose descendants are still living on the...

Philip Chiu-pianist "Of Church and State"

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music, Seniors, Teens

More than a summation of technical and musical abilities, pianist Philip Chiu has become one of Canada’s leading musicians through his infectious love of music and his passion for communication and collaboration. Lauded for the brilliance, color and sensitivity of his playing, he is particularly...

Sunday, March 4th

Sunday Funday (walking to 7 yrs)

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Part of the family gym family. This program encompasses the ride on toys, obstacle course and parachute games you have come to enjoy with Family Gym, while at the same time providing some structure for teh older siblings to play and enjoy the gym. Program leader on site. Sundays starting Jan. 21...

Once

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

When a singing Irishman, with little faith left in love and music, meets a beautiful Czech woman in a Dublin bar, they are drawn together by their shared love of music. From flirtation to friendship to an uncommon romance, the unlikely pair connects in search of long-forgotten dreams – a passionate...

Monday, March 5th

Girls Inc. (Gr. 3-5)

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 3:00pm | Arts, Children, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

For girls only. Learn a new sport, try a new craft or activity. Every week we will be trying something different. We will prepare healthy snacks together and try some great new dance moves. The program builds confidence and friendships. Bring a friend or come and make a new one with an afternoon of...

Tuesday, March 6th

Drop-In Pottery Studio (14 years +)

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The Community Centre Pottery Studio is open to the public for a drop-in on Tuesday evenings and Friday afternoons. A great time to work on projects that you started in class or are creating your own. Previous pottery experience is required as there is no instruction provided. Clay is available to...

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