Beauty and the Beast cast members chug some frothy brew in the tavern, led in the centre by Gaston (Emily Reid). (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of June 6-12

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, JUNE 6

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 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.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

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: Black Angus, $10 at the door, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

Crofton Garage Sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., locations scattered around town.

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.

The Classics: car show, music and more, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free, Maple Lane, Chemainus.

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

Live music: Big Pacific, $10 at the door, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

Chemainus Self Guided Garden Tour: tickets $12 each from Sandpiper Gardens and Glass or Russell Farms Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., various locations around Chemainus.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Kinga Heming, 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.

Cuban Baseball Meet & Greet: dinner and dance, enjoy a theme buffet style dinner with the Cuban baseball team from Union De Reyes, music to be performed by Doug Towle, the lead singer and guitarist from the Supernatural Santana Experience, tickets $20 at the Osborne Bay Pub or Rick Shay (250-709-7524), 6 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

MONDAY, JUNE 10

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 11

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 12

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.

Fun darts: everyone welcome, 7 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

CATastrophe hot dog fundraiser: the feral cats need help, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 49th Parallel Grocery, 3055D Oak St., Chemainus Village Square.

(To have your event listed, send an email to don.bodger@chemainusvalleycourier.ca).

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