Bob Johns hosts open mike night at Riot Brewing April 11. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of April 11-17

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

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.

Live music: Open mike night, hosted by Bob Johns, Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

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 4-7 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: Michael Demers, no cover, 7 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Pancake breakfast: Everyone welcome, $5, 9-10:30 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

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

Beer & Burger Fundraiser: Cuban/Vancouver Island Baseball Journey Society, silent auction, raffles, 50-50 and a whole lot of fun, $20, 5:30 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton. More information from Rick Shay (250-709-7524).

Dance to DVDs: Emphasis is on ballroom dancing, cost $5, bring a snack to share, 7-9 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus. For more information, contact Rosemary (250-246-2002).

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Pat’s House of Jazz: Susannah Adams & Pablo Cardenas, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $15 at the door, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, for reservations call 250-324-2245.

MONDAY, APRIL 15

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, APRIL 16

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, APRIL 17

Blood pressure clinic: 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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