Top Ten Rainy Day Activities in Parksville & Qualicum Beach
BARD TO BROADWAY THEATRE SOCIETY Bard to Broadway has selected the following shows for 2016: A ... You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Ladies Man and Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike. Shows performed at the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach.
BINGO! Located in the university district in Nanaimo, Harbour City Bingo features $15 session savings packages with sessions starting every 2 hours on the odd hour at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm. they feature air conditioning, spacious seating, paper and electronic bingo and delicious food services.
BUTTERFLY WORLD & ORCHID GARDENS In nearby Coombs, Orchid Gardens Butterfly World offers visitors the chance to explore their indoor gardens of butterflies, tropical birds and exotic orchids. They also feature a big bug jungle and turtle pond.
ECHO PLAYERS ECHO Players, a community theatre society, has been presenting full seasons of live theatre for over 40 years (October through June). The society owns and operates The Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach.
NANAIMO AQUATIC CENTRE Featuring three waterslides, a wave pool, beach, lazy river, a fish boat with water jets and falls, plus a 50-metre pool with diving boards. For the adults there is a hot tub, steam room and dry sauna. 741 Third St.
RAVENSONG AQUATIC CENTRE Check out this award-winning facility featuring a 25-metre main pool, plus a whirlpool, leisure pool, dry sauna and steam room. 737 Jones St., Qualicum Beach. (250)752-5014.
SPA The Grotto Spa, at the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre, features a stunning 2,500 square-foot mineral pool.
THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE The Old School House Art Centre has become the focal point of Qualicum’s cultural & arts life with its resident artists, exhibitions, arts education, concerts and events.
VISIT A MUSEUM The Qualicum Beach Museum chronicles the history of Qualicum with a fascinating collection of objects displayed in period settings. It also houses one of the finest collections of fossils in Western Canada. Visit the Nanaimo District Museum and explore Nanaimo’s colourful history, from First Nations to coal mining from yesteryear to the present day.