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).

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