William Ralphs looks to make a pass. The Chemainus Cougars midget boys basketball team takes on Queen Margaret’s School Thursday at Chemainus Secondary School. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5

THURSDAY, JAN. 30

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

Midget boys basketball: Chemainus Cougars vs. Queen Margaret’s School, 4 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School, 9947 Daniel St.

FRIDAY, JAN. 31

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.

Bottle drive: Chemainus Guides are fundraising for a trip to Mount Washington in February, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 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.

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

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

Live music: South Island Rhythm Kings, at the nucleus is the father and son team of (Lazy) Mike Mallon on vocals and harmonica and Carson Mallon on guitar and vocals, tickets $10 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, FEB. 2

Pat’s House of Jazz: Greg Bush, teaches jazz arranging, composition and trumpet at Vancouver Island University, also the director of the VIU Jazz Ensemble, admission $15 at the door, 2-4 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, for reservations call 250-324-2245.

MONDAY, FEB. 3

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, FEB. 4

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, FEB. 5

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.

Coastal Community Education Series: How responsible investing can help you make money and make a difference, presented by Ian Morris (private wealth advisor/investment advisor), guest speaker Rod Castellanos (NEI Investments, VP Sales), RSVP by Feb. 3 to reserve a seat, 1-800-806-2332 or coastalwealth@cccu.ca, 5:30-7 p.m., refreshments will be served, Chemainus Coastal Community Credit Union, 9781 Willow St., Chemainus.

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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