Oliver Swain is a Juno award nominee, playing at the Osborne Bay Pub Friday. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of July 12-18

NOW UNTIL SEPT. 1

Live Theatre: Grease, 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, JULY 12

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.

Live music: Karaoke night with Karaoke Rob, 9 p.m.-midnight, Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, JULY 13

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: Whitey Somers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Live music: Juno Award nominee Oliver Swain, $10, 7-9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, JULY 14 UNTIL SUNDAY, AUG. 5

Live Theatre: Little Prince, Chemainus Theatre Festival KidzPlay series, matinee shows, call the box office at 1-800-565-7738 or go online at chemainustheatre.ca for ticket information.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

Live music: Chemainus Bluegrass Extravaganza, featuring Jesse Cobb, Border Ride, The Clover Point Drifters, Bluegrass Fever, Riverside Bluegrass Band and Genevieve and the Wild Sundays, admission by suggested donation of $20 for the day, 2 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

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

Live music: Multiple award-winning guitar virtuoso and vocalist Russell Marsland, tickets $25, shuttle service available, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Live music: Oceanoid, an alt-rock group from Powell River, 8:30 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

Slo-Pitch Tournament: weekend fundraising event hosted by the Crofton Fire Department concludes, games on throughout the day, Crofton Ball Park.

MONDAY, JULY 16

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., Loonie Pot, G Ball, Bonanza and 50/50 draw, Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

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.

Tuesday Music In The Park: Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society’s summer concert series features Undercurrent, members of the famed Naden Band with a variety of wonderful music, hamburgers and hot dogs available for purchase at the site, 7 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

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.

Chemainus Wednesday Market: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Waterwheel Park parking lot, 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).

Just Posted

Chemainus Secondary students’ bill brought to fruition

Pachet and Bottomley in Ottawa for the big moment in the House of Commons

Car fire destroys vehicle in Chemainus

Traffic rerouted for a short time at the Henry Road roundabout

Risk of ‘deadly avalanches’ leads to warning for B.C.’s south coast

Weak layer of snow on Vancouver Island, Lower Mainland could trigger an avalanche

Bottom line on North Cowichan tax bill must be kept in check

Property owners only have so much money at their disposal

Bulldog from Chemainus will be a Wildcat next season

Hawthorne grateful for the chance to play Div. 1 in the U.S. after his BCHL development

Fashion Fridays: Must have wardrobe basics

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

National Energy Board approves Trans Mountain pipeline again

Next step includes cabinet voting on the controversial expansion

Cryptocurrency exchange CEO who suddenly died leaves Kelowna house in will

Gerald Cotten, holding the keys to money tied up in his virtual currency exchange, died in December.

Regulator’s report, coming today, unlikely to settle Trans Mountain pipeline battle

The Trans Mountain pipeline will remain a controversial topic both in the political ring and out

Australian woman killed in avalanche at Whistler

The woman and her partner were reportedly rescued by ski patrol, but she did not survive

B.C. legislature moving suspended staff controversy to outside review

Whale watching, Seattle Mariners trips billed as emergency preparedness, Speaker Darryl Plecas says

Trudeau tells Canadians to listen to clerk in SNC-Lavalin matter

Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick delivered a blunt assessment at the House of Commons justice

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat

Robert Mueller is required to produce a confidential report to pursue or decline prosecutions

B.C. woman shares story of abuse with church officials ahead of Vatican summit

Leona Huggins was the only Canadian in the gathering ahead of a historic summit at the Vatican

Most Read