November 28 - 88.5 The Beach with Dave Graham broadcasting live at the 10th Annual Toy Drive hosted by Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
- Bring an unwrapped gift to Tigh-Na-Mara & enjoy a free breakfast. Doors open at 6:00am and Breakfast is from 6:30am to 10:00am. Drive-thru breakfast & toy drop off available from 7:30am to 10:00am. Toys and gifts for all ages are welcome and appreciated. This year there is a strong need for boys and girls gifts from 10-13 yrs and 14 to 18 year olds.
Coast Salish Artisans Market, November 30th and December 1st, 10-4pm
- Celebrate an Old Fashioned Christmas, Sunday December 2,
1 to 5pm Photos with Santa, Treats, Music, Crafts and Model Trains.
North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre presents - Nights of Light
December 7,8,14,15,20,21 -
All proceeds support the Wildlife Recovery Centre.
Call NIWRA or go to our website to purchase tickets. Admission is by pre-purchased ticket only. There is a FREE SHUTTLE available! The pick up location is at Craig Street Commons (330 Craig Street, Parksville). Shuttle passes will be issued upon event ticket purchase. As space is extremely limited, parking on-site at NIWRA will be available by pre-purchase parking pass only. Cost: $5.00 per vehicle.
Parking on Leffler Road is prohibited.
Milner Gardens & Woodland -
Double the impact of your donation to Milner Gardens & Woodland through the VIU Giving Tuesday campaign! Any donation to Milner Gardens from today through to midnight on November 27
will be matched by the VIU Foundation (up to $1000/donation with a maximum of $5,000.)To donate now, please go online to:
Every gift makes a difference - from programs and supplies to equipment and expertise, it takes resources to maintain and upgrade Milner Gardens so we can all enjoy our favourite spaces in the Gardens and delight in the newest improvements. All funds donated will ensure the preservation and enhancement of programs and services.
Thank you for your support!
High Tea for Hospice
- December 07, 2 -4pm. Hosted by the Gardens at Qualicum Beach - 650 Berwick Rd Qualicum Beach. Tickets are $15.00 Join us for delicious high tea, live entertainment & prizes to support a great cause.Call for tickets to: 250-752-2818 ext: 0 or Oceanside Hospice 250-752-6227
Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign
needs volunteers. If you can assist please call 250-240-3911 or visit their
Be sure to donate to this great campaign.
Registration for the SOS Christmas program:
SOS wants to ensure all local children and youth receive a special gift, and that families, adults and seniors can choose the food they wish to have over the holidays. To donate to the program visit
, call 250-248-2093, or drop by the SOS Community Services Centre in Parksville at 245 West Hirst Ave., Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. New, unwrapped gifts are also gratefully accepted at this location to fill the SOS Toy Shop where low-income parents and grandparents shop for their children for free.
The Real Estate Institute of British Columbia
is unveiling its foreign ownership research at its annual holiday reception and we’re going province wide, with a stop in Nanaimo December 12
from 5pm-7pm. This event will be held at Coast Bastion Hotel, 11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo. This research reviews policies and approaches from around the world for non-resident ownership of property, the research reviews residential, commercial and agricultural properties.