The Soul Shakers are at the Osborne Bay Pub Saturday, Oct. 12. (Photo submitted)

The Soul Shakers are at the Osborne Bay Pub Saturday, Oct. 12. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Oct. 10-16

NOW UNTIL THE END OF OCTOBER

Photographic Essay: Please, Take A Seat by featured artists Daphne and Art Carlyle of Saltair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Rainforest Arts, 9871 Willow St., Chemainus.

THURSDAY, OCT. 10

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 or 250-324-1891 for further information, 3-5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Saltair Town Hall meeting: Presentation by Cowichan Valley Regional District Emergency Preparedness staff to get ready for the 2019-20 winter season, the Ladysmith Resource Centre staff will go over programs available to Saltair residents and Area G Director Lynne Smith will provide some updates for the Saltair community, 7 p.m., Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd.

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

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: Beatlemania Unplugged, $10 cover, 7:30 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

Pancake breakfast: $5, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Hot dog fundraiser: Help the Chemainus & District Chamber of Commerce raise money for the purchase of its own outdoor community movie night equipment, by donation, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 49th Parallel Grocery, 3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

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

Live music: Pete Seeger’s The Incompleat Folksinger with Mark Hellman, tickets $20 (children under 14 free), at the door or in advance at The Coffee Shop & Artisanal Gelato Shop & Truck, 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd., Saltair.

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

Trivia night: $5 per person or $10 for a team of four, 8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

Pat’s House of Jazz: Astrid Lyre Trio, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $15 at the door, 2-4 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, for reservations call 250-324-2245.

MONDAY, OCT. 14

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, OCT. 15

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.

Senior Girls Volleyball: Chemainus Cougars vs. Duncan Christian School, 3:45 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School, 9947 Daniel St.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

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

Soup and a bun: $6, entertainment provided by Cecelia and Friends, 11:30 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., 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).