Belle (Paige Ouelette) confronts Maurice (Sebastian Guzman Leal). (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of May 30-June 5

NOW UNTIL SATURDAY, AUG. 31

Live Theatre: Mamma Mia!, 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, MAY 30

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.

Cowichan Valley School District public meeting: pertaining to the future of the old Crofton Elementary School site, 6:30-8 p.m. at the current Crofton Elementary School, 8017 York Ave., Crofton.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

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.

Hopwo Mosquito Baseball Tournament: opening games, continues Saturday and Sunday, Chemainus Ball Park.

Live music: Brett Smith-Daniels with five-piece band, $10 at eventbrite or the pub, $15 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Summer Market on Thetis Island: all sorts of basked goods and crafts, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Howling Wolf Farm at the head of Telegraph Harbour, Thetis Island.

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

Ninety-minute pickleball tournament: women’s doubles at 10 a.m., men’s doubles at noon, mixed doubles at 2 p.m., Fuller Lake pickleball courts.

Chemainus Classical Concerts: Summer Delights, Die Mahler Ensemble of Pablo Diemecke (violin), Ceci Diemecke (flute) and Frances Perriam (piano), tickets $18 in advance at Owl’s Nest Bistro and Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn, $25 at the door, $10 Under 18, 2 p.m., St. Michael’s Church, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Tom Vickery Quartet, 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, JUNE 3

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, JUNE 4

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, JUNE 5

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

Weekly Wednesday Market: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Waterwheel Park parking lot, Chemainus.

Crofton Art Group: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Live drama: Beauty and the Beast, presented by the Chemainus Secondary School drama class, adults $10, students $5, family (two adults and two kids) $25, 6:30 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School, 9947 Daniel St., 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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