CATastrophe’s hot dog fundraiser is Saturday, June 15. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of June 13-19

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 13

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.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

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: Sons Of Guns, performing top-notch classic rock, rhythm and blues, soul, pop, reggae, country standards and by request, $5 at the door, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

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

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.

Book launch: Former Chemainus Valley Courier columnist Liz Forbes launches her latest book River Tales: Stories from My Cowichan Years, there will be copies of the book for sale for $25, free coffee and cookies along with a hand drawn illustrated map of the property and a bookmark for the first 25 customers, come and mingle and meet the author, 2-4 p.m., Cedrick’s Coffee House, 1610 Joan Ave., Crofton.

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

Barbecue dinner: Chicken or steak and salads, tickets $12 per person available at the office until Thursday, 6:15 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Lounge, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: Renovation Blues Band, high-energy live blues music with conviction, $10 at the door, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

Pat’s House of Jazz: NOLA NightHawks, 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, JUNE 17

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 18

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 19

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.

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

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