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).

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