Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 plays during Crofton’s Movies in the Park Saturday. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Aug. 9-15

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, AUG. 9

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

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: open mike night, hosted by Bob Johns, 7-9 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, AUG. 10

Crofton Quilters: starting at 9 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

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

Live music: El Grupo Cubano, Brisas del Palmar, Cuban traditional music and more, tickets $20, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, AUG. 11

Live music: Accordion Festival, admission by suggested donation of $20 for the day, starting at 11 a.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

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

Live music: Mapstone, musicians from Australia define a new genre as ‘heart/roots’ music, tickets $10, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Movies In The Park: Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2, presented by the Crofton Community Centre Society, free admission, bring a chair or blanket, pop and popcorn/candy available for sale, starts after dark in the park by the ferry.

SUNDAY, AUG. 12

Live music: Claire Coupland, brings a fresh, graceful feel to contemporary folk music, tickets $15, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

MONDAY, AUG. 13

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, AUG. 14

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m.; fun and games, 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 James McRae, Nico Rhodes and Brad Shipley, three Island musical legends for a night of jazz, hamburgers and hot dogs available for purchase at the site, 7 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15

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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