The former St. Joseph’s School, now the St. Joseph’s Art Studios, site of an art exhibit in the previous library space Oct. 19-27. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Oct. 17-23

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. 17

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.

FRIDAY, OCT. 18 UNTIL SATURDAY, NOV. 2

Live Theatre: Lumberjacks In Love, 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.

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

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: Terrazetto Trio, no cover, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Art exhibit: Us 16 group, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., opening reception at 7 p.m., St. Joseph’s Art Studios, 9735 Elm St., Chemainus.

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

Pot luck dinner/birthday party: Entertainment and bar, 5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Open mike: Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society event, 7-9:30 p.m., welcome to musicians, storytellers, clowns, poets, comedians, etc., pre-registration encouraged at openstage@cvas.com and 867-446-1052, admission by donation, Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: R&B Kingpins, $15 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

Pat’s House of Jazz: Kim Greenwood Quartet, 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.

Music In The Hall: Chemainus Song Circle, donations appreciated, 2-5 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Chemainus Classical Concerts: The Three Strains of Music with Ann Mendenhall (piano), Marilyn Rummel (lever harp) and Alexandra Lee (cello), tickets $18 at Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn and Owl’s Nest Bakery Bistro in Chemainus, $20 at the door, $10 for students under 18, 2 p.m., St. Michael’s Church, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

MONDAY, OCT. 21

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. 22

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.

Municipality of North Cowichan: annual community budget meetings, 6-8 p.m. drop-in, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mayor and CAO presentations, Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

Muffin morning: 9:30-11 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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