I & You, with Nick Bradbury and Jolene Bernardino, is on for a limited time at the Chemainus Theatre’s Studio Theatre Aug. 22-31. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Your weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the week of Aug. 22-28


Live Theatre: I & You, matinee and evening performances, Chemainus Theatre Studio Theatre, call the box office at 1-800-565-7738 or visit chemainustheatre.ca to book tickets.


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 for further information.


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: Blue Moon Marquee, $15 in advance at Eventbrite or $20 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.


Summer Market on Thetis Island: all sorts of baked goods and crafts, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Howling Wolf Farm at the head of Telegraph Harbour, Thetis Island.

Chemainus Talent Saturday: The top homegrown performers from aroud the Chemainus Valley will be playing all sorts of folk, rock, country and blues tunes, 2-5 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

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

Movies In The Park: How to Train a Dragon: The Hidden World, starts at dusk, admission free; donations accepted to the Crofton Community Centre Society to cover costs; popcorn, candy and pop for sale, Crofton (by the ferry terminal).


Beginners Pickleball Clinic: Learn to play the fastest growing sport in North America. Pickleball is a mixture of tennis, badminton and table tennis and is a great source of cardio, 1-3 p.m., Fuller Lake pickleball courts, cost $20, pre-register at www.vipa.ca/clinics. This is a beginner clinic for those looking to learn the game. Paddles and balls will be provided. Any questions, send an email to: clinic@vipa.ca.

Open Song Circle: Hosted by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, 2-5 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.


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

Summer Youth Programs: One-on-one 30-minute beginner music lessons for guitar and piano, ages 10-18, 3-5 p.m., to register contact summer student Sarah St. Cyr at nchyouth@gmail.com or call the office between noon and 5 p.m., 250-246-3203, Cowichan Neighbourhood House, 9806 Willow St., Chemainus.

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.


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 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.

Music In the Park: Tropic Mayhem, Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society’s Tuesday evening concert series, 7 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.


Muffin morning: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Weekly Wednesday Market: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Waterwheel Park parking lot, 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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