Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of May 16-22

THURSDAY, MAY 16

Blood pressure clinic: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

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

Chemainus Library Spring Author Series: May Q. Wong reads from City In Colour: Rediscovered Stories of Victoria’s Multicultural Past, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Chemainus Library, 2592 Legion St., Chemainus.

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.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

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: Arbutus Roots & Kevin’s Bacon, $10 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

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

Birthday Party and Pot Luck Dinner: Bar and entertainment, 5-8 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society: Copper Canyon Band, tickets $10, available at the Rainforest Arts Gallery (9781 Willow St.), 7-10 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: The South Island Rhythm Kings, $10 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

Pat’s House of Jazz: Edie Daponte & The Don Leppard 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, MAY 20

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, MAY 21

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, MAY 22

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

Chemainus Art Group: Meet-up, new members welcome, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3850 South Oyster School Rd., Saltair.

Crofton Art Group: 10 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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