Talks & Workshops Events

Saturday, June 24th

32nd Annual Miners Memorial Weekend

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Miners Memorial Weekend June 22-24. For 32 years the Cumberland Museum and Archives has co-hosted an annual commemoration of fallen workers, highlighting labour history and contemporary labour issues. All are welcome to join us for this important weekend of solidarity, celebration and remembrance...

Tuesday, June 27th

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 1:00pm | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

The Comox Valley Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets at Stevenson Place 1683 Balmoral Avenue in Comox on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Whether you have PD, know someone who does, or would just like to hear about PD strategies and struggles, you are encouraged to attend. Our next meeting is...

Lecture: Pacific Reef & Shore

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

Join us for a lecture based on Pacific Reef & Shore, A photo guide to Northwest Marine Life with the author and biologist Rick Harbo starting at 7pm in the Courtney and District Musuem.

Sunday, July 2nd

Free Meditation Workshop

Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 1:00pm | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Learn How to Meditate! A free workshop is held at the Courtenay Library, 300 6th Street. Simple and effective techniques of Sahaja Yoga Meditation allow you to achieve balance, master stress, improve your health, and face yourself. Based on ancient knowledge, Shri Mataji, the founder of Sahaja Yoga...

Tuesday, July 4th

Summer Sprouters Parent & Tot Drop-in

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 9:30am | Children, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

Summer Sprouters Parent and Tot Drop-in Back by popular demand! Come and join Meghan and Elaine on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 – 11:30 am to explore and discover the magic of Lake Trail Community Garden. Connect with other families to sing, play, create and learn with our facilitator in the...

Friday, July 14th

Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 8:30am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival is in 3 venues, all in the village centre.  When you arrive on the island, go left at the top of the hill - you will see the Arts Centre, general store School, and on the left the Activity Centre where registrations takes place.  Please start here...

Saturday, July 15th

Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 8:30am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival is in 3 venues, all in the village centre.  When you arrive on the island, go left at the top of the hill - you will see the Arts Centre, general store School, and on the left the Activity Centre where registrations takes place.  Please start here...

Sunday, July 16th

Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 9:15am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival is in 3 venues, all in the village centre.  When you arrive on the island, go left at the top of the hill - you will see the Arts Centre, general store School, and on the left the Activity Centre where registrations takes place.  Please start here...

Saturday, July 22nd

Walk in My Shoes’ The Ginger Goodwin Story – Walking Tour

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

On July 27, 1918 Albert “Ginger Goodwin” was shot and killed near the Cruickshank River at the head of Comox Lake. This walking tour with guide Marianne Bell tells the story of why and how Goodwin died by highlighting the people and places in Cumberland that were a part of his story. Leaves from...