Education Events

Thursday, February 22nd

FREE Information Session - Carpentry Training at VIU

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30pm | Education, Free

Build the foundation for your career in the carpentry industry with Vancouver Island University’s Carpentry Foundation Program. VIU’s eight-month program is for anyone who wants a career that combines physical and mental work and the rewarding feeling that comes with building things. Find out more...

Discover Scuba Diving

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:30pm | Community, Education, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Experience what it’s like to breathe underwater while meeting new friends. This is an introduction to the sport of scuba diving and can count towards the full open water scuba diving certification. 7:30-9pm, use code#158133 when registering.

Saturday, February 24th

Spoken Word Workshop with Sheri-D Wilson

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Music, Talks & Workshops

Let Your Voice Come Alive! Register at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3119140 This one-day experience will thrill those new to the craft of spoken word as well as those who have already dipped into this art form. Participants will gain confidence in writing and performance skills through...

Extension BC-Divided in Solidarity

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

The community of Extension grew up around a coal mine started in the late 1890s by infamous BC coal family the Dunsmuirs. Extension was diverse and included residents with Italian, British, Finnish, eastern European, American and Chinese backgrounds. Churches, stores, hotels, a school, cultural...

Macrame Wall Hanging On Driftwood

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Teens

Join us and make your own unique macrame wall hanging on driftwood. We will have a few different patterns for you to choose from and a variety of driftwood and beads to decorate your wall hanging. $15/person or per family making 1 macrame wall hanging in total. Please contact us at lostartsclub@...

Macrame Wall Hanging On Driftwood

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 6:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Teens

Join us and make your own unique macrame wall hanging on driftwood. We will have a few different patterns for you to choose from and a variety of driftwood and beads to decorate your wall hanging. $15/person or per family making 1 macrame wall hanging in total. Please contact us at lostartsclub@...

Celebrating Black History Month

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 6:30pm | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

This February celebration will be commemorating 160 years of Black Settlers arriving on Vancouver Island opening up new territory, homesteading farms and establishing businesses. This year N.A.H.S. is presenting a 3-day weekend of events with a Friday night reception, Saturday gala dinner, and...

Sunday, February 25th

Melt and Pour Soap Class

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Make 4 x 3.75 oz. bars of soap; 1 of each shape shown in the photo (additional soaps can be made if time allows for $3 each bar). You can choose from glycerin or goat's milk melt and pour soap base. Create your own unique soaps by melting your soap and adding your choice of dried flowers,...

Scented Soy Jar Candles

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Make 3 x 125ml jar scented soy candles. You will be creating your own unique candles by melting your soy wax and adding your choice of dried herbs, spices and/or essential oils. Then choose from a variety of pre-cut cardstock circles to decorate your lid. These would make a great gift for someone...

Monday, February 26th

Knotted Fleece Throw Quilt

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Teens

Choose from a variety of pre-cut fleece squares to create your own unique knotted fleece quilt. $25/person or per family making 1 quilt. Please contact us at lostartsclub@outlook.com to register; class size is 8 participants Cash payment at the door, e-transfer or Paypal accepted.

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