Family Friendly Events

Sunday, January 21st

Family Literacy Week

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free

January 21-27 is Family Literacy Week. The week is set aside to bring awareness to families that learning can happen in all different ways, settings, and levels. Take the time to celebrate learning with your family by having a game night, story time, visit your local libraries or rec centers to see...

JAN.20&21-Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Now in its fourth year, this tour will bring host Ron MacLean and co-host Tara Slone to Cowichan for a special live pre-game show to air on Sportsnet prior to the nationally broadcast game between the Canucks and Jets. This free, family-friendly weekend includes interactive games, activities...

Hometown Hockey Skates

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:15pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Rogers Hometown Hockey is coming to the Cowichan Valley and the 50th anniversary of Fuller Lake Arena we are offering our public skates at 50-year-old prices. Jan. 19 – 6:30-7:50pm, Jan. 21 – 3:15-4pm Preschooler - $0.15, Child - $0.25, Youth/Student - $0.35, Adults/55+ - $0.60,Rentals - $0.05

Tuesday, January 23rd

Ruby Tuesday

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Join host Glenn and Jetta for a circle jam kitchen party! Bring your instruments or voice and join the circle or just come to enjoy the tunes! All skill levels welcomed and encouraged! 7-10pm.

Creative Photography

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Ladysmith Camera Club starts its eleventh year with “Creative Photography,” a presentation by Lorna Zaback, retired Malaspina Maths teacher. Lorna captures the beauty of the world around her with her digital camera, and then uses these photographs as the foundation for her highly expressive works...

Wednesday, January 24th

Indoors Island Roots Markets.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 3:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Our regular "Island Roots Market" is moving indoors for our Fall/Winter season. We provide a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. 3-6pm.

Friday, January 26th

Masquerade Glow Skate

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Teens

Let’s get dressed up in our best festive wear and costumes and celebrate in style. Wear your sparkles, fancy dresses, and masquerade party best to this fun evening skate. 7-8:15pm.  

Stephen Fearing Trio with special guest OH Susanna

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors

Touring in support of his ninth solo record, Every Soul's a Sailor, Stephen Fearing’s music is a mesmerizing blend of folk, roots, and pop. A founding member of Canadian roots-rock super-group Blackie and The Rodeo Kings and winner of multiple JUNO and Canadian Folk Music awards Fearing is a...

Saturday, January 27th

Family Literacy Day

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Please check local libraries, recreation centers, museums, theatres, etc. for activities...

Lions Everyone Welcome Skate

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Teens

We will be offering free admission and rentals for our everyone welcome skates from 1-2:20pm. These special skating sessions are generously sponsored by Duncan Lions Club.