The Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre has regular muffin mornings each Wednesday and Friday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Jan. 23-29

THURSDAY, JAN. 23

Blood donor clinic: 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Midget boys basketball: Chemainus Cougars vs. Sunrise Waldorf, 4 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School, 9947 Daniel St.

FRIDAY, JAN. 24

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: Lazy Mike & Carson Mallon, father and son team have been a mainstay on the Island blues scene for more than a decade in various projects, no cover, 7 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, JAN. 25

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

Open mike: Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society welcomes musicians, storytellers, poets, mimes, comedians, dancers, etc., performers pre-register at openstage@cvcas.com or 867-446-1052, admission by donation, 7-9:30 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

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

SUNDAY, JAN. 26

Live music: Wilma Rothbauer presents Roamin’ in the Gloamin’, Songs of Scotland, admission by donation, 12:30 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus.

Chemainus Classical Concerts: Sounds of Silver, Trio D’Argento with Paul Pulford (cello), Sibylle Marquardt (flute) and Todd Yaniw (piano), tickets $18 in advance at Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn and Owl’s Nest Bakery Bistro or by phone at 250-748-8383, $20 at the door, $10 for students Under 18, 2 p.m., St. Michael’s Church, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Arrowsmith Big Band, hailing from Nanaimo/North Island, admission $20 at the door, 2-4 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, for reservations call 250-324-2245.

MONDAY, JAN. 27

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, everyone welcome, Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

TUESDAY, JAN. 28

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, JAN. 29

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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