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February 24, 2023
Friday
  • TALES FOR THE TELLING PRESENTS: ONCE UPON A FIDDLE, A CELEBRATION OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST BELOVED INSTRUMENTS

  • Feb 24, 2023 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    FEATURING THE STORYTELLING MAGIC OF RACHEL DUNSTAN MULLER,
    WITH MUSICIAN NICK ROSS ON VIOLIN.

    WEAVING WORDS AND MUSIC, MULLER AND ROSS TRANSPORT LISTENERS ACROSS FIVE CENTURIES, BRINGING TO LIFE SOME OF THE VIOLIN’S MOST EXTRAORDINARY STORIES. FROM A FOLK TUNE CAUGHT ON THE WIND OF A LONELY IRISH ISLAND, TO A CONCERT IN A CITY UNDER SIEGE, TO THE BRILLIANT SOLOS OF ONE OF HISTORY’S MOST UNLIKELY VIRTUOSAS – NO INSTRUMENT HAS AROUSED MORE PASSION OR INSPIRED MORE LEGENDS!

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  • Categories: Story Time, Theatre
February 25, 2023
Saturday
  • Ukulele Workshops with Liz DeBarros - FINGERPICKING TECHNIQUES

  • Feb 25, 2023 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    MYSTERY OF CHORDS

    Saturday January 21, 2023, 2pm-3:30 PM

    shows you how to change the key of a song so it is more comfortable for your voice range; how and when to use a capo and why so many songs seem to have the same chords in them.

    FINGERPICKING TECHNIQUES

    Saturday, February 25, 2023,  2-3:30 pm

    teaches you basic finger picking skills, how to pick chords and how to pick a tune introducing, you to simple TABS.

    Pre-requisite for both workshops – players should be able to strum and change between basic chords

    The cost of each workshop is $30 but if you would like to register for both the total cost is $55.

    If you would like to purchase a ukulele capo, add on $18.

    To register or for more information email here or visit Liz DeBarros’ website.

     

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March 14, 2023
Tuesday
  • APPLE TECH WORKSHOP - ICLOUD FOR IPADS AND IPHONES

  • Mar 14, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Apple Tech Workshops Spring 2023

    Powered By Up Your Media, and the McMillan Arts Centre School For Digital Literacy. Our ongoing workshop series can help you gain control of your technology and allow you to better use your devices with skill and confidence.

    Tuesday Mar 14, 4:00-5:30 pm - iCloud for iPads and iPhones

    This workshop sets out to explain the basics of Apple’s Cloud computing service, and how to put this advanced, but simple to use technology to work for you and your multiple devices. Learn to sync your contacts, your calendars, your music and your photos on all your iCloud capable devices

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March 28, 2023
Tuesday
  • APPLE TECH WORKSHOP - Intro To Mac Part I

  • Mar 28, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Apple Tech Workshops Spring 2023

    Powered By Up Your Media, and the McMillan Arts Centre School For Digital Literacy. Our ongoing workshop series can help you gain control of your technology and allow you to better use your devices with skill and confidence.

    Tuesday Mar 28, 4:00-5:30 pm - Intro To Mac Part I

    In this workshop we’ll explore the rudiments of the Finder and System Preferences to better understand and organize your files. Learn basic Mac and computer terminology, how to use the Sidebar and Desktop more effectively, Time Machine Backups, anti-virus and security options, best practices for maintenance and more. It’s recommended but not necessary that you bring your Mac laptop if possible.

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March 29, 2023
Wednesday
  • Aging Artfully

  • Mar 29, 2023 to May 3, 2023
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Aging Artfully is a FREE program offered to independently domiciled seniours living in our community.  Our wonderful volunteer teachers provide instruction and support for participants aged 75+.  All materials and supplies included.

    Wednesdays

    March 29 – May 3, 2023

    10:30 – 11:30 am

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April 11, 2023
Tuesday
  • APPLE TECH WORKSHOP - iPhones and iPads Part II

  • Apr 11, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Apple Tech Workshops Spring 2023

    Powered By Up Your Media, and the McMillan Arts Centre School For Digital Literacy. Our ongoing workshop series can help you gain control of your technology and allow you to better use your devices with skill and confidence.

    Tuesday April 11, 4:00-5:30 pm - iPhones and iPads Part II

    In our first class we learned about iCloud and the general settings on your IOS device. In this followup class, we’ll talk more about individual Apps and capabilities of your mobile device. Learn how to access and better operate your Mail, Messages, FaceTime, Photos, Books, Podcasts. Calendars, Reminders, and more. 

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April 25, 2023
Tuesday
  • APPLE TECH WORKSHOP - Intro To Mac Part II

  • Apr 25, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Apple Tech Workshops Spring 2023

    Powered By Up Your Media, and the McMillan Arts Centre School For Digital Literacy. Our ongoing workshop series can help you gain control of your technology and allow you to better use your devices with skill and confidence.

    Tuesday April 25, 4:00-5:30 pm - Intro To Mac Part II

    A followup to our Part I class, well continue to explore the native applications of your Mac, including the Mail application and protocols, browsers and search engines, Calendars, Contacts and other valuable tools.

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May 9, 2023
Tuesday
  • APPLE TECH WORKSHOP - Using the Photos App

  • May 9, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Apple Tech Workshops Spring 2023

    Powered By Up Your Media, and the McMillan Arts Centre School For Digital Literacy. Our ongoing workshop series can help you gain control of your technology and allow you to better use your devices with skill and confidence.

    Tuesday May 9, 4:00-5:30 pm - Using the Photos App

    A deeper dive into the Apple Photos application, including how to create albums and multiple libraries, how to edit photos, various media types, importing and exporting, and iCloud Photos.

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May 14, 2023
Sunday
  • MAC SCHOOL – ART BITES – ALCOHOL INK

  • May 14, 2023 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    May 14 PM  –  Alcohol Ink Abstractions with Mary Unger

    In this session you will create with colourful alcohol ink using various tools and techniques while making free flow abstract designs.

    All supplies included in this class.

    About the Instructor:  Mary Unger was raised on the east coast of Canada and moved to BC in 1970 after six years in Montreal. She studied fine arts at Mount Allison University and took classes and workshops in Montreal, Calgary and here on Vancouver Island.  “Travel to Mexico, Hawaii, Hong Kong,  South Africa, and Europe has been a feast to the eyes and soul.”

    Location of class: Studio, McMillan Arts Centre

     

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    Maximum number of participants: 12

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May 23, 2023
Tuesday
  • APPLE TECH WORKSHOP - Using Your Apple Watch

  • May 23, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Apple Tech Workshops Spring 2023

    Powered By Up Your Media, and the McMillan Arts Centre School For Digital Literacy. Our ongoing workshop series can help you gain control of your technology and allow you to better use your devices with skill and confidence.

    Tuesday May 23, 4:00-5:30 pm - Using Your Apple Watch

    In this course we will go through the out-of-the-box configuration of your new Apple Watch. Once paired to your iPhone we can move onto customization of the watch face and installation of apps. We'll also go over the different settings for a cellular and non-cellular Apple Watch, as well as some of the uses of the Health App. The session will include a Q&A to go over your individual questions.

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May 27, 2023
Saturday
  • COMPLETELY CREEDENCE

  • May 27, 2023 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Parksville Outdoor Theatre in Parksville Community Park
  • Description:

    COMPLETELY CREEDENCE

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    Saturday, MAY 27th, 2023 at 6:30pm

    Join us Saturday, May 27th, 2023 at the beautiful new Parksville Outdoor Theatre in Parksville Community Park, Parksville, British Columbia for a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR).

     

    Completely Creedence is a Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) tribute band who wants to invite you to a night out to remember the incredible music that John Fogerty and CCR provided for the world to enjoy and relate to.

    If you loved Creedence Clearwater Revival in the 60’s and 70’s, you’re going to love this band!

    If you love CCR then you'll be taken away by these four incredible musicians who share your passion of CCR's music.


    Completely Creedence delivers a musical experience that will put a spell on you.

     
     

    TICKETS ARE ONLY $35

     

    • Event Start time:  630pm
    • Seating and Prices inclusive of any taxes or fees:  General Admission - $35
    • Event Type: Tribute Concert
    • Venue:  Parksville Outdoor Theatre: 193 Beachside Dr, Parksville, British Columbia (in Parksvill
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  • Categories: Music
July 15, 2023
Saturday
  • JOHNNY INAPPROPRIATE

  • Jul 15, 2023 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: Parksville Outdoor Theatre in Parksville Community Park, Parksville, British Columbia
  • Description:

    JOHNNY INAPPROPRIATE

    Saturday, JULY 15th, 2023 at 2pm

    Join us Saturday, July 15th, 2023 at the beautiful new Parksville Outdoor Theatre in Parksville Community Park, Parksville, British Columbia for a rocking band - Johnny Inappropriate.

    Johnny Inappropriate is a high energy Dance/Rock cover Band! They began in the summer of 2004, quickly becoming one of Vancouver Island’s premier cover bands. Johnny Inappropriate is known for their sharp look, high energy, and musical diversity. These key ingredients have been wowing crowds all over Vancouver Island and the lower mainland.

    Garnering rave reviews everywhere they go, there is never a dull moment with Johnny. They will keep you guessing and keep you dancing all night long!!!

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    Once you purchase your ticket online, the purchaser can either pick up your tickets at the McMillan Arts Centre Box Office, or you can present your receipt on site for redemption. (Original Purchaser must show ID for redemption).

    Tickets cannot be delivered.

    Alternatively,
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