Programs & Events


2016 – 2017

Theme:  The Power of Advocacy: Inspiration,             

  Self-Awareness and Creativity


At the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre unless otherwise announced

Monday September 12, 7:00pm Opening Meeting:  Welcome Back.

  • Overview of Our Club Activities: Advocacy, Learning, Friendship
  • Refreshments

Tuesday  October 11, 7:00pm. Suicide Prevention and Youth programming: Heather Owen, staff,  Vancouver Island  Crisis  Society *note different day!

Monday, November 14, 7:00pm “The real thing: the natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan” book launch: Brioney Penn, author and naturalist

Monday, December 5 Dinner  ~  Auction  ~  Entertainment

Monday, January 9, 7:00pm Refugee Writing: Experiences in Relation to Dislocation: Katharina Rout, Professor, VIU and  club member

Monday, February 6, 7:00pm “The Life of Alex Janvier” film on this First Nations artist

Monday, March 13, 7:00pm CFUW Resolutions followed by a  social

Monday, April 10, 7:00pm Emily Carr, Dr. Kerry Mason, Director, Emily Carr  Gallery

May 8, 7:00pm “Mary Anne Lagimodiere: An Amazing Pioneer”  Marva Blackmore, storyteller

June 12, Time and Place TBA AGM  ~  Dinner  ~  Entertainment  ~  Speaker


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH DR. LAURA PARISI (UVic) March 8,2017 7pm at Parksville Community Centre Artwork with Patt Schrivener