Must See Events

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

APR.28-Roller Derby Spring Flinger

Don't miss this hard-hitting, fast-paced, action-packed evening!

Talks & Workshops Events

Friday, April 27th

Tastings and Tours at Cherry Point Vineyards

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Tastings are available daily, allowing guests to sample our award-winning red & white wines and our famous dessert wines. Following the wine tasting session, our guests have the opportunity to talk to our knowledgeable staff and purchase wines from our winery store to take home with them. Tours...

Cowichan Valley Spring Home & Wellness Expo

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:00pm | Community, Exhibitions, Free, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

Come to the Cowichan Valley Spring Home & Wellness Expo, April 27-29 at the Island Savings Centre. Admission is FREE all weekend! We know you will be impressed by the displays this year. Plus, don’t miss your chance to WIN dinner out at Just Jake’s Restaurant! FREE ADMISSION! Friday – 1:00pm to...

Lee Reid: Growing Home - The Legacy of Kootenay Elders

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:30pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Lee Reid discusses writing, aging, and living in stories and pictures from her book "Growing Home: The Legacy of Kootenay Elders." As West Kootenay elders share their personal stories of creativity and quiet heroism, readers of all ages will glean wisdom and support for their own personal...

Beaded Wrap Bracelet Workshop

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

Learn a new pattern to make this bracelet, extend the length to make it a wrap bracelet, explore the different possibilities for clasps and have fun with colour. Class size is limited, call to register. Registration must be at least 24 hours in advance, classes will be cancelled the morning they...

Farmhouse Bench Class

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Come to this class and leave with a farmhouse bench that fits your home and style! We will cover step by step the methods to transform your piece. You will be educated on the versatility of milk paint. Proper mixing and application techniques. We will discuss the science of wood and the chemical...

Saturday, April 28th

Babysitting Basics (ages 11+)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am | Education, Talks & Workshops, Teens

This course enhances awareness and safety by teaching responsible babysitting and helping to develop skills to cope with common emergencies. A certificate of participation is issued upon successful completion. Topics covered include becoming a babysitter, caring for kids, kids and food, kids and...

Home Alone + First Aid (ages 16+)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Education, Talks & Workshops

We have combined the At Home Alone program with the Kid Proof First Aid for kids course to help prepare your child for an emergency. In this class, students will learn how to respond to emergencies and stay safe while at home alone. Saturdays from 9am-1pm.  

Cowichan Valley Spring Home & Wellness Expo

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Exhibitions, Free, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

Come to the Cowichan Valley Spring Home & Wellness Expo, April 27-29 at the Island Savings Centre. Admission is FREE all weekend! We know you will be impressed by the displays this year. Plus, don’t miss your chance to WIN dinner out at Just Jake’s Restaurant! FREE ADMISSION! Friday – 1:00pm to...

APR.28-Cowichan Valley Garden Fair

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Major Events, Markets, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

A gathering of growers and garden-related vendors under one roof! Hundreds of rhodo varieties and plants available. Truss (flower) show of rhodos. Educational talks and tips. Proceeds from the 2018 Cowichan Valley Garden Fair will be used for educational workshops on the Genus Rhododendron and...

Zumba Fitness

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30am | Community, Health & Fitness, Music, Talks & Workshops

A Zumba Fitness class involves dance and aerobic elements that incorporate Latin-Style music! Different music like Merengue, Salsa, Reggaeton, Cumbia, Belly dancing, Samba, ChaCha, Tango and Hip Hop. Zumba® classes are designed to be approachable for all populations, regardless of fitness level,...

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