Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of March 7-13

NOW UNTIL SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Live Theatre: The Sound Of Music, Chemainus Theatre Festival, tickets available for matinee and evening performances by calling the box office at 1-800-565-7738 or at www.chemainusthetre.ca.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

Chemainus Library’s Spring Author Series: Robyn Gerland reads from Change The Face of Time, noon-1 p.m., Chemainus Library, 2592 Legion St., Chemainus.

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, 3:15-5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Open mike night: hosted by Bob Johns, sing, play, rap, recite or whatever you like, 7-9 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

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.

Chemainus Climate Solutions meeting: everyone welcome, 10:30 a.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus, enter via back door, contact Diana Hardacker (250-246-4463) for more information.

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: Local transitional blues band, Mark Crissinger, no cover, 7 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live music: Dan Challis, Australian songwriter, $5 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

Crofton Community In Bloom Committee: call for volunteers, meet and greet, 10-11 a.m., Crofton Community Centre, 8104 Musgrave St. (on Robert Street across from the Crofton Fire Hall), Crofton.

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

Open mike: Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society welcomes musicians, storytellers, clowns, poets, mimes, comedians, pre-registration at openstage@cvcas.com or 867-446-1052, admission by donation, 7-9:30 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: Triple Shot, high-end tribute acts of Heart, Bad Company and Pat Benatar, tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

Chemainus Classical Concerts: Fantasy and Reminiscene with Swedish-American pianist Elias-Axel Pettersson, tickets $18 in advance at Owl’s Nest Bistro and Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn, $25 at the door, $10 students under 18, 2 p.m., St. Michael’s Church, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Arrowsmith Big Band, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $20 at the door, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, for reservations call 250-324-2245.

MONDAY, MARCH 11

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, MARCH 12

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, 3850 South Oyster School Rd. 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, MARCH 13

Chemainus Art Group: Meet-up, guest artist Laurel Hibbert, new members welcome, 9:30 a.m., Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd., Saltair.

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

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

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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