April in Parksville – at the MAC

Gallery Exhibitions

SURFACE LANGUAGE TWO…painting in an abstract dialect

Leona PETRAK    Anne JONES   Dennis BROWN

An exceptional exhibit featuring well-known and respected contemporary abstract artists

February 26 – April 14, 2019

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ARTIST TALK AND DEMO: Friday, April 5th, 2019 $5 fee, reserve your seat now!




April 20 – June 2, 2019

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Performance Series 2018-2019

Roots & Grooves

Rick Scott & Nico Rhodes

April 12, 2019 – 7 pm

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Tales for the Telling: Grief of the Goddess

Featuring Hugh Cotton

April 26, 2019 – 7 pm

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MAC School for the Creative Arts April Workshops and Classes

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SURFACE LANGUAGE TWO….  Painting in an abstract dialect   –   ARTIST TALK & DEMO, Friday, April 5th, 1 pm $5 register 250-248-8185

Zentangle Basics Class:  Instructor Rhonda Roy CZT,  Saturday, April 6th, 9:30 – 12:30 pm

Fire & Resist: Alcohol Inks Level 2  with Pattiann Withapea, Tuesday, April 9th, 6:30 pm

Strumming Patterns Ukulele Workshop with Liz DeBarros,   Thursday, April 11th 10:30 am to noon

Tangle Time: Zentangle Drop-In Session, Saturday, April 13th, 1-3pm

Mid-Island ARTIST TRADING CARDS:  FREE Swap and Drop-In, Saturday, April 20th – 1-3pm

Beginner Ukulele Group Class with Liz DeBarros,  April 24, May 1, 8, 22, 2019, 11 am

Alcohol Inks Level 1 with Pattiann Withapea, Thursday, April 25th, 6-9 pm

 SCRAPBOOK GARAGE with Sue Street:

  • Saturday, April 6th, 1:30 pm, Sunday, April 7th, 1:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 13th, Saturday, April 20th, Saturday, April 27th
  • For information and schedule for all sessions, contact: 250-937-9937

From the Ground Up: Watercolour Workshops with Faith Love-Robertson,   April 10-19, April 23-May 2  CLASSES FULL  – see MAC website for more sessions


 Art Classes with Elissa AnthonyMondays, 10 am to 1 pm. Contact 250-757-2360

Joan Larson Art ClassesTuesdays to April 9th.  Contact:  [email protected]

Aging Artfully, Free Art Classes for Seniors, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm until May 8, 2019.  Contact MAC 250-248-8185

Live Model Drawing Sessions (no instructor) Wednesdays 4-6pm – Information:  Francine 250-927-7770 or Leigh: 250-228-4643

Sound Connection Choir, with Choir Leaders Sharon Tomczyk and Megan Keene,  Thursdays 7-9pm


Community Bookings and Events for April

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Oceanside Community Arts Council AGM, Sunday, April 7, 2019 1 pm

Makerspace AGM, Tuesday, April 23rd, 6 pm Contact 250-228-0305

Parksville & District Rock and Gem Club, Tuesday, April 2nd, 6 pm

Vancouver Island Metal Jewellers Guild meeting, Tuesday, April 30th, 7-9pm Information/contact


Yoga for You Classes with Marcela Belcourt and Tracey Pike, Mondays and Wednesdays contact 250-927-5175

DeCosmos Tuesday Painters Group, Tuesdays 1 pm

DeCosmos Friday Painters Group, Fridays, 1-4pm

Mid-Island Toastmasters Association, Saturdays

Mid-Island Radio Association Meeting, Saturdays – Information/contact

Coombs Old Time Fiddlers, Sundays, April 14 & 28th, 1-3pm Contact: Tom Elliott 250-248-4775