McMillan Arts Centre - Oceanside Community Arts Council

The Tidesmen Chorus – First-Class Barbershop Harmony


Coming to the McMillan Arts Centre, a Sunday afternoon of barbershop harmony with The Tidesmen Chorus. The Tidesmen of Vancouver Island have been entertaining audiences since 1973 with first class Barbershop Harmony.  They currently have a chorus approaching 70 members. They participate annually in the Evergreen District competition, part of the international Barbershop Harmony Society’s regular chorus contest, and in 2013,…

Artist Workshops with Tony Bounsall

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Artist Trading Cards Relax, have fun and create! Artist Trading Cards (ATC) are attracting a great number of artists. The cards are always 2½” × 3½”; a size that fits into standard baseball card storage sleeves. A variety of art materials and techniques including image transfer will be covered. At the end of the class you can trade cards with…

Explore Mixed Media

lynn orriss class

Artist’s Workshop with Lynn Orriss at the MAC this fall. Saturday, November 7 & 14  9:30 – 3:30 Tuition:  $100.00 payable at time of registration Open to all levels. Class is limited to 12 students. Register at the MAC office Contact Lynn Orriss for more information 250-248-6229  or

Creative Writing Workshop at the MAC

Rachael Preston

AWARD-WINNING NOVELIST RACHAEL PRESTON is hosting a 10 week Creative Writing Workshop at the MAC. WHEN:  Thursdays 6:30 – 9:00pm FROM:  September 17 – November 19, 2015 WHERE:  McMillan Arts Centre, 133 McMillan Street, Parksville COST:  $155.00 Cheques should be made payable to Rachael Preston. For more information or to register for the class, please contact Rachael Preston by email,…

Women’s Wealth Wednesdays this fall at the MAC

2015 Fall  Women's Wealth poster

Women’s Wealth Wednesdays is back at the McMillan Arts Centre this fall. Please join Glory Gray, Investment Advisor to HollisWealth as she hosts the following workshops in a relaxed, fun, safe and supportive environment. September 16: ” Wills and Legacy Planning” with Lisa Holmgren and Laurie Palmer October 7:  “What You Need to Know Before Retiring” with Sue Maitland November…

Tim Eccles coming to Folk Night at the MAC

Tim Eccles

Coming to the McMillan Arts Centre: “THE LOW LONESOME SOUND” of Folk Singer/Songwriter, multi instrumentalist Tim Eccles Friday, September 11th 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30) Tickets are available for presale at the McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street, Parksville.  $15.00 and $12.00 for OCAC Members. Tim has been playing in a variety of styles and settings in the Northwest for 20 years.…