The Brandon Isaak Trio plays the Osborne Bay Pub Saturday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. (Photo submitted)

The Brandon Isaak Trio plays the Osborne Bay Pub Saturday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the week of Dec. 15-21

NOW THROUGH FRIDAY, DEC. 23

Live theatre: A Tiny Christmas Carol, new adaptation of the Dickens classic, go to http://tickets.chemainustheatrefestival.ca to reserve or 1-800-565-7738, Chemainus Theatre Festival.

THURSDAY, DEC. 15

Textile Circle: For knitters, crocheters, spinners, etc. to craft together, 10 a.m.-noon, Chemainus Library, 9796 Willow St.

Easy Fit: Instructed by Jill Amy, class will take you slowly and safely back into a gentle fitness routine after being less active during the pandemic, improve your ability to move with easy mobility, balance and strengthening exercises, modifications given for limitations, can be done sitting or standing, everyone welcome, wear comfortable clothing, bring your own Theraband or one can be purchased at class for $2, classes cost $2, 12:30-1:30 p.m., downstairs at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, DEC. 16

Christmas sing-along: Hot chocolate and goodies being served, 10 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St.

Meat draw: 4-7 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall Lounge, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Bingo: Doors open at 4 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

SATURDAY, DEC. 17

Chemainus Rotary Club bottle drop: Refundables accepted to support local programs and charitable causes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rotary bunker, Chemainus Road (across from Subway).

Meet the Artist: Painter Kathryn Huse, oil painting and card creations, noon-1 p.m., Rainforest Arts, 9781 Willow St., Chemainus.

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

Trivia with Coop and Math: Star Wars edition, prepare for intergalactic combat as teams of up to four players vie for domination, $10 per team, 7-9:30 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live music: Brandon Isaak Trio, authentic, heart felt roots and blues songster performs with his talented trio, reservations recommended at 250-324-2245, tickets $20 at eventbrite.ca, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SUNDAY, DEC. 18

Crofton Seniors Christmas Tea: For Crofton seniors 60+, free event but registration required (limited to 140 guests) by calling Caroline at 250-246-7454 or emailing teamcrofton2022@gmail.com, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. seatings, Crofton Senior Centre at the bottom of Joan Ave.

MONDAY, DEC. 19

Sit And Be Fit: Instructed by Jill Amy, chair exercises can improve your health and well-being, you will increase movement while keeping pressure off your joints, perfect for anyone with arthritis, fibromylgia or any other mobility limitations, class starts with a warm up, some strength exercises and finishes with a stretch, everyone welcome, wear comfortable clothing, bring your own Theraband or one can be purchased at class for $2, classes cost $2, 10:45-11:30 a.m., upstairs at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Bingo: doors open at 4:45 p.m., games begin at 6:40 p.m., hot dogs, canned soda, coffee and tea for sale, Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

TUESDAY, DEC. 20

Steam club: Family literacy learning together through science, technology, engineering, art and math, 3-5 p.m., Chemainus Library, 9796 Willow St.

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21

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

Age Stronger: Instructed by Jill Amy, functional movements to keep you active and use in your daily routine, a variety of exercises and movement with modifications for all levels, improve your core, increase flexibility and stability in this fun class, exercises will simulate functional movements and daily tasks, ending with a stretch, everyone welcome, wear comfortable clothing, bring your own Theraband or one can be purchased at class for $2, classes cost $2, 7:30-8:30 a.m., upstairs at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

The Thirsty Barbershop: Receive a haircut courtesy of Vancouver Island Barber Co., along with the beer of your choice for $25, all proceeds go to Hope And Health, call 250-324-7468 to reserve a spot, 4-8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

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

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