Chris Istace will provide the instructions at the start of Saturday’s Chemainus Business Improvement Association Family Fun 5K Pumpkin Spice Run. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Chris Istace will provide the instructions at the start of Saturday’s Chemainus Business Improvement Association Family Fun 5K Pumpkin Spice Run. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Nov. 7-13

THURSDAY, NOV. 7

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, NOV. 8

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: The Copper Canyon Band, refreshments and licensed bar, tickets $10 at the door or in advance at La Petite Auction House or Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, call 250-701-2902, doors open 6:30 p.m., dancing starts at 7 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Live music: Big Smoke, classic rock, no cover, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

Family Fun 5K Pumpkin Spice Run: register online at raceroster.com, $15 adults, $10 children/youth, hosted by the Chemainus Business Improvement Association, all proceeds to the Rotary Club of Chemainus, 10 a.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

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

Live music: Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band, $20 advance tickets, $25 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

Royal Canadian Legion: Branch 191 Chemainus Cemetery Service, 1 p.m., Chemainus Cemetery, 9485 Chemainus Rd.

Musical Performance: Wilma Rothbauer presents Keep The Home Fires Burning, songs of the First and Second World War, admission by donation, 12:30 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Capital City Syncopators, 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, NOV. 11

Carpet bowling: 9 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Remembrance Day Services: Hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 191 Chemainus, 11 a.m., Chemainus Cenotaph, Willow Street.

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, NOV. 12

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, NOV. 13

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).