Chemainus Valley events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of May 17-23

NOW UNTIL SATURDAY, MAY 26

Live Theatre: Kim’s Convenience, Chemainus Theatre Festival, tickets available for matinee and evening performances by calling the box office at 1-800-565-7738 or at www.chemainustheatre.ca.

THURSDAY, MAY 17

Chemainus Scribes: new members, with or without writing experience, are welcome to join weekly meetings, contact Richard at rfietz@shaw.ca for further information, 3-5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Beer and a Cut: With Victory Barber, $25 for a haircut and a beer with all proceeds going to Cowichan Women Against Violence, 5-9 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, MAY 18

Muffin morning: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Meat Draw: Chemainus Legion 191, 4-7 p.m. (kitchen open 5-7 p.m.), 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Bingo: Every Friday, doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: Sweet Potato Brown, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Live music: Eagles tribute band Eagle Eyes, $20, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Mural Unveiling Festival: Join Chemainus Festival of Murals Society members to tour and celebrate the dedication of six new art installations, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., festivities start with the Orca mural at Ace Chemainus Hardware, 9930 Chemainus Rd., and the tour ends at Waterwheel Park with music by Masimba Marimba from Bopoma Music, hotdogs (by donation) supplied by the Chemainus Rotary Club, ice cream and prizes available. Event is free.

Birthday Party and Pot Luck Dinner: bar and entertainment, 5-8 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Meat Draw: Chemainus Legion 191, 3-6 p.m., 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: Fanfare, a solo instrumentalist who uses beat boxing, a violin and a looping machine to create music, no cover, 8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live music: Beatles tribute band The Deaf Aids, 8 p.m., Horseshoe Bay Inn Pub, 9576 Chemainus Rd., Chemainus.

MONDAY, MAY 21

Carpet bowling: 9 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Bingo Mondays: Doors open at 4:45 p.m., bingo starts at 6:40 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

TUESDAY, MAY 22

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m.; fun games, puzzles or reading, 1 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Saltair Quilters: meet every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Saltair Community Centre (formerly Mount Brenton School), on South Oyster Road. The Saltair Quilters don’t just quilt, but also knit, crochet, embroider, stitch and bead. Contact Cathy at 250-924-2627.

Meat draw: Chemainus Legion 191, 3-6 p.m., 9775 Chemainus Rd.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

Wednesday market: opening event of the season, starting at 10 a.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

Muffin morning: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Crofton Art Club: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Blood pressure clinic: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Soup and sandwich: with entertainment, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Fun darts: everyone welcome, 7 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

(To have your event listed, send an email to don.bodger@chemainusvalleycourier.ca).

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