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Campbell River ’s Magazine

February 2013 / 7:2 WhatsOnDigest.com

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Digest ™ Oh Dear, it’s Valentine’s

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Whats On Digest Daily Events More events online at WhatsOnDigest.com 1 FEB FRI “Love is the poetry of the senses” C Canucks vs Blackhawks 7pm TSN S CR Storm vs. Saanich Braves: 7:30pm. Winter Chinook: Feb is BEST month for catching. Babysitter on Skates (5-10yrs): Strathcona Gardens, 6-11pm. Kids skate, play games, face paint, do arts & crafts, make a snack & wind down to a movie. Pre-reg. $15 includ. skate rentals. 250.287.9234 Megastar Live Band Karaoke: See Page ‘Kesu’ The Art and Life of Doug Cranmer: CR Museum, untill 17th. Kwakwaka’wakw artist who referred to himself as a ‘whittler’ & ‘doodler’ pushed boundaries of ‘traditional’ Northwest Coast art. His displays include masks, bentwood boxes, bowls & prints & abstract series of paintings on mahogany plywood. 287.3103. One Buck at a Time: All this month, when you purchase a 4lb bag of Organic Buck Brand Naval Oranges from Thrifty Foods, you’re giving $1 to KidSport & help families in your area. 2 FEB SAT - Ground Hog Day “Love and desire are the spirit’s wings to great deeds” Annual Klondike Ski & boarder Cross Competition: See page Haus Banned - Fat Teddy’s House Band: See page Free Community Dinner: Vineyard Church. Menu includes stuffed pork loin, vegetables & dessert. Doors 3:30pm, Dinner 4:30pm. 250.286.3372. Annual Mt. Washinton Ski & Boarder Cross Comp: 9am-3:30pm. Test balance & riding abilities with tight turns, drops, berms & more. The Secret Garden in Theatre: Carihi Secondary Theatre, 3-5pm. Presented by Missoula Children’s Theatre. Tix $10 @ Penfield Office. Steve Koebel, 923.4251. Dinner & Concert: Barney Bentall, Tom Taylor & Sari Ulrich. 6pm $55pp. Breakfast Buffet and Performance Feb 3rd 11am. $50pp Heriot Bay Inn 250-285-3539.

3 FEB SUN “Love consists in desiring to give what is our own to another and feeling his delight as our own”


All Stars Hockey Skills Competition: Strathcona Gardens, 3-5:30pm. Fun afternoon of hockey skill challenges. Goofy prizes awarded for hardest shot, fastest skater, stick handling, obstacle course & shooting accuracy. Participants are broken into divisions by capability. 250.287.9234 Slideshow & Reading of ‘Eating Dirt’: Book written by Canadian female & tree planter for 17yrs, Charlotte Gill. Book signing to follow presentation. CR Museum, 1-3pm. 250.287.3103 Breakfast Buffet & Performance: Barney Bentall, Tom Taylor & Sari Ulrich. 11am $50pp Heriot Bay Inn 250-285-3539.

4 FEB MON “When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out” C Canucks at Oilers 6:30 SNET-P

5 FEB TUE “Men always want to be a woman’s first love...women like to be a man’s last romance”

6 FEB WED “The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart” PADI Discover Scuba Diving Pool (14yrs+): Strathcona Gardens, 8:30-10pm. Want to try scuba diving but don’t want to commit to entire course? Check out this free ‘just try it’ session. Pre-reg. 250.287.9234 Drop-in Water Volleyball (16yrs+): Strathcona Gardens, 9-10pm. No swimming ability required. 287.9234.’ CR Garden Club: Guest speaker Gordon Cyr will give a talk about mason bees and his initiative to supply mason bee houses. Become a member and receive discounts at several garden centres. CR Baptist Church. North Side, 260 Sth Dogwood St. 923.0578 Toastmasters Open House: Every Wednesday night, join us at the Comm. Ctr. Learn how to improve leadership, and communication skills. Guests are Free. 7.00pm Ph 250-286-0143

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“Those who love deeply never grow old--they may die of old CR Adventure Club Meeting: Do you like outdoor recage, but they die young” reation? Join the club! 7pm. 250.286.9644 C Canuck at Wild 5pm SNET-P 8 FEB FRI - Kite Flying Day A Pre: Valentines Party “Don’t Phunk with MySecond 3 unit Ave Clearance Feb13.indd 1 2013-01-22 Heart”: Paramount Music Hall, doors 9pm. Ft. Victo- “We were two and had but one heart between us” ria’s, DJ Clinton & DJ Forecast. Tix $12 adv, $15 door. S CR Storm vs. Kerry Park Islanders: 7:30pm. Family Pizza & Movie Nite on Ice: Strathcona Gar250.287.6221 Kayak Polo (16yrs+): Strathcona Gardens, 9-10pm. dens, 5:15-8pm. Skate & watch a family movie. $4/perBring river kayak to pool & play 5 on 5. $10. 250.287.9234 son, $10/family. Price includes 2 pizza slices & juice box. Lost Families Found: Maritime Heritage Ctr, 7pm. Join 250.287.9234 CR Genealogy Society to learn how to research your Megastar Live Band Karaoke: See Page family tree today. Pat, 250.923.6575. Gem & Mineral Club Meeting: Com. Ctr. Craft Rm, 7:30pm.

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9 FEB SAT “I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor its coming with all my heart” C Canucks vs Flames 7pm CBC S CR Storm vs. CV Glacier Kings: 7:30pm. Haus Banned - Fat Teddy’s House Band: See page 15th Annual Snow Pants or No Pants Beach Party: See page Sports Day Fun: Strathcona Gardens, 2-4pm. Kids divided into teams & compete for fun prizes. Battery powered dolphins & seadoo’s will be out. Lots of messy fun. Don’t need to compete to have a good time. 287.9234. 8th Annual Romance Your Valentine Dinner & Dance: Maritime Heritage Ctr. Doors, 6pm. Dinner, 7pm. Semi-formal affair & fundraiser with gourmet 4-course fine dining, great dancing, live & silent auctions, door prizes & a portrait with your sweeite. Trish, 250.286.3161. Sneak Peak into Precision: Tidemark Theatre, 7pm. Presented by CR DanceXtreme, $25. Ft. competitive boys, competitive recreational, award-winning showteam & soloists. Proceeds raised go to Cameryn’s Cause for Kids Society & BC SPCA. 250.287.7899 Back Country Fest: Mt. Cain, www.mountcain.com Valentines Ladies Night: Elks Lodge Hall, 7-10pm. Appetizers, finger foods, vintage lingerie fashion show, door prizes and bar available. Partial Proceeds go to Heart & Stroke Foundation. Tix @$20 at Britches & Hose, Merle Norman & Elks Lodge. Quadra Winter Market: Quadra Comm. Ctr. Artists, craft enthusiasts, gardeners, bakers & candlestick makers diplsy and sell their creations at the indoor market. $1 hot tea & coffee. Doors open 8am. Michele Sjoholm 250.285.3747 / quadra.michele@gmail.com

10 FEB SUN - Chinese New Year “Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible” Herb Bradley Pepsi Challenge: See page Edible Landscaping: NIC, 1-3pm, $25. Have your garden & eat it too! Expert, Helena Hartwood, teaches on bed prep. planting, harvesting & more. Julia, 250.923.9724. 11 FEB MON - Family Day (Schools Closed) “Spice a dish with love and it pleases every palate” BC Family Day on Mt. Washington: See page CR Drum Circle: All hand drummers & percussionist regardless of tradition & level of experience. Mix Ethnic African, Cuban, Latin, Middle eastern music & more! Join fun experiment in rhythm making. Bruce, brrecamp@telus.net / 250.923.6858 NEW! Family Day: Mt. Cain, www.mountcain.com 12 FEB TUE “Life is the flower for which love is in the honey” C Canucks vs Wild 7pm TSN 13 FEB WED - Ash Wednesday “Where there is great love there are always miracles” CR Celiac Support Group: Sunshine Wellness Ctr, CR Hospital 7pm 923.3638 / 923.4319.

14 FEB THU - ™ Valentines Day ™ “True love stories never have endings.” S CR Storm vs. Kerry Park Islanders: 7:30pm. 4 Days of Love - 4 Course Valentine Menu Special: Quay West, 14-17th, 286.9988. Valentine’s Day ‘Snowshoe Fondue for Two see our program in this issue.

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9 11th Annual WORLD SOUND HEALING DAY Mikeoula, Sound Practioner will lead us with Crystal Bowl energy in this years World Sound Healing Day. At 12 noon, sound forth for 5 minutes with the “AH”, created and projected with the energy of compassion and love, sending a sonic valentine to Gaia, our Mother Earth. Rotary Pavillion at Simms Park, 5th St Courtenay. Ph 250871-4882 15 FEB FRI - Singles Awareness Day C Canucks vs Stars 7pm SNET-P SCR Storm vs. CV Glacier Kings: 7:30pm. Megastar Live Band Karaoke: See Page Maple Sugar Festival - Du Sucre D’erable: Presented by L’Association des francophones de Nanaimo. Featuring, folk & country music, Major Conrad Flapps, Guylaine Tanguay, activities, educational presentations, exciting performances by diverse range of entertainers, authentic traditional French Canadian food fare. 15-17th. Fri, 4-8pm. Sat, 9am-8pm. Sun, 9am-5pm. Beban Auditorium, Nanaimo. Free DVD Seminar “Revelation Today”: 15th-26th, Sportsplex Rm 1, 7pm. Presented by John Bradshaw of “It Is Written” television. 250.923.2383

16 FEB SAT Family Pizza & Movie Nite in Water: Strathcona Gardens, 6-8pm. Swim & watch a family movie. $6/person, $15/family. Price includes 2 pizza slices, drink & icecream cone. 250.287.9234 Haus Banned - Fat Teddy’s House Band: See page ‘Pigs,’ Canada’s Pink Floyd Tribute: Tidemark Theatre, 8pm, $30. 250.287.7899. CR Hospital Foundation 13th Annual Trivia Night: Sportsplex, doors 6pm, play 7pm. Shake the dust off your encylopedia! Sponsored by CR Ambulance Para-

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medics. FUN-raising for CR Hospital. Pruning for Health - From Tree to Table: Workshop @ Ripple Rock Farm, Quadra Is. 10am-2pm, $59. Julia, DIGEST Digest.com 250.923.9724. www.johnnycashtribute.ca for more shows & info TeleFest: Mt. Cain, www.mountcain.com West Coast Prostate Awareness Society: Meet other men coping w/ prostate cancer. Featuring expert speakers with up to date information. Al 250.923.1357 Good Ol’ Gospel Sing Along: Christian Life Fellowship, 7pm. Country & traditional gospel music. Bob Bull 250.204.0602

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Valentine’s Day is a big deal for most Women, so whatever you have planned for February 14th this year, be sure to make it memorable. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune or be especially elaborate, but making her feel special is essential.

BECAUSE LOVE ISN’T QUITE COMPLICATED ENOUGH AS IT IS.

Couples in love have a penchant for display of affection. Their actions can draw stares, gaping mouths, and in some cases, police intervention. A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time. Married couples resemble a pair of scissors, often moving in opposite directions, yet punishing anyone who gets in between them.Ideally, couples need three lives; one for for her, one for him and one for them together.

Here are some date ideas that are sure to please this Valentine’s. There’s a good chance that the beginning of your relationship was the time when you made the most effort to show her your romantic side, so why not turn back the clock and remind her how charming you were when you were wooing her? Women love it when men remember details from when they were still getting to know each other. Think back to your first date, and take her to the same place, eat the same food and do the same things that first sparked your romance. Go for some physical fun...cross-


country skiing, or spend some time together in an intimate indoor swimming pool, there are several motels around town that offer a drop in on their pools.  The idea is to enjoy a little activity and get those endorphins flowing. Massage is a must-do activity for Valentine’s Day. You can either treat her to a full-body, sensual massage with scented (and even edible) oils or lotions, or give yourself a little pampering and book a couple’s massage at a spa.  Anticipation is half the fun of a romantic surprise. Start the excitement when she walks in the door by leaving a trail of rose petals leading to the bedroom, where she’ll find Valentine’s Day gifts. Feel free to go all out with the heart-shaped box of chocolates, redand-white teddy bears and candy hearts. She’ll love the corny romance of it all. Sometimes the best Valentine’s Day gift you can give is the gift of uninterrupted time together. You don’t need to leave the house to make Valentine’s Day special. Think of how great it could be to spend the entire day in bed together. Turn off your phones, don’t answer the door, watch movies, or even have a picnic in bed just enjoy each other.

In Love..Broke..Short of Ideas. Here are some quick fixes that will get you off the hook and leave you looking like the ultimate lover that will send the tongues wagging. Guys...You know she loves jewellery ... so find yourself a, “nut’.. now, now keep it clean, Iam talking about a nut and bolt.  If she is the type of girl that

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likes to wear charms on her bracelet, earrings or necklace, you can quickly turn a man tool into a love tool. Break out your Dremel engraver tool, pick up your nut and start engraving your love message into that trusty bolt, she will want to wear it everywhere she goes to show off her super romantic man. Girls.... the truth is men love to cook, so give them a secret ingredient that they know you love, and suggest to them to make you something irresistible  that will leave you begging for more. .... note the operative word “SUGGEST”  thats right, thats how it works, men work so much better when they know they are on the right track.....the rest will be amazing.   Guys & Girls.. To add a little spice and adventure that will leave you both talking about it for years to come....Yup we are heading outside,  in February. Pack a picnic basket, his favourites, her favourites.  A big thick blanket, enough things to light a fire that will burn just enough to glow for a long time.  Tasty but simple food.... don’t forget the massage oil... and the sweets.  Now the challenge is to wear the least amount of clothing you can and keep each other warm, rain, hail or snow....!! No coming home until midnight. Written by the Whats On Digest Love Phantoms..


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Strathcona Gardens Recreation Complex

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Feb 6 - PADI Discover Scuba Diving Pool Experience (14+) Free just try it session. 8:30 PM-

Ice Events

Feb 1 - Babysitter on Skates (5-10) Skating, playing

fun! No swimming ability required! 9:00 PM-10:00 PM

games, face painting, doing arts and crafts and making a snack to enjoy while winding down to a movie. To ensure this program is not cancelled please pre-register early.6:00 PM-11:00 PM

Feb 7 & 21 - Kayak Polo (16+) Bring your river kayak

Feb 3 All Stars Hockey Skills Competition (All Ages)

10:00 You MUST preregister for this program!

Feb 6 - Drop-in Water Volleyball (16+) Tons of wet

to the pool and play some 5 on 5 Kayak Polo. Tons of fun on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month. Newcomers welcome! 9:00 PM-10:00 PM

Feb 9 - Sports Day Fun (All Ages) Fun Team Challenges & Pool Party The battery powered dolphins and SeaDoo’s will be out. Lots of messy fun for everyone – 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Feb 16 - Family Pizza & Movie Night (All Ages) Spend the evening floating in the leisure pool watching a family movie. Bring your inner tubes or other pool toys to float on. Admission fee includes 2 slices of pizza, a drink and ice cream cone. 6-8pm

Feb 23 - Slopstacle Fun (All Ages) Check out the slippery, sloppy obstacle course we have planned for you. Prizes for best wipe out! Get covered in pudding, jello, eggs and other goo. 2-4pm:

Join our skate shop staff for a fun afternoon of hockey skill challenges. Goofy prizes for the hardest shot, fastest skater, stick handling obstacle course and shooting accuracy. 3.00 - 5.30pm

Feb 8 -Friday Night at the Movies. Family Pizza and Movie Night. Enjoy a relaxing skate on the leisure ice watching a family movie on the 2nd Friday of the month. Movie schedule will be posted at least 2 weeks in advance – all movies will be rated G or PG. Admission fee includes 2 slices of Little Caesars Pizza and a juice box. Movie starts at 6:00 PM. 5:15 PM-8:00 PM $4 per person or $10 per family

Feb 23 - Dance Revolution (6-12) Pizza & Skating Party - This bash will include snacks/pizza, dance contests, ice activities, funky tunes, karaoke and FUN! Includes skate rentals. 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Strathcona Gardens 250-287-9234 for more information Award Winning Film ‘Black Wave’: Quadra Comm. Ctr, 7:30pm. Featuring Dr. Riki Ott. Sacred Sound Festival Raise Counsciousness and Healing Mother Earth, Above and Beyond. Opening ceremony at 10am for a full day of sharing healing sounds from may Islanders: including musicians, singers, drummers, laughter yoga, crystal singing bowls, chanting and more. Channeled session with Gabriole Springford. Ph Cheryl 250-339-6707 - Held at 2182 Comox Ave. Courtenay 17 FEB SUN - Random Acts of Kindness C Canucks vs Blues 6pm SNET-P TeleFest: Mt. Cain, www.mountcain.com 18 FEB MON - Islander Day

19 FEB TUE C Canucks at Blackhawks 5:30 SNET-P

20 FEB WED - World of Social Justice Day 21 FEB THU C Canucks at Stars 5:30 SNET-P Kayak Polo (16yrs+): Strathcona Gardens, 9-10pm. Bring river kayak to pool & play 5 on 5. $10. 250.287.9234

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Ladies Night: Paramount Music Hall, Doors 7pm. Ft. Canadian Playboyz & prizes all night! Tix $10 Adv, $15 Door @ Paramount or Best Buy Liquor Store. 250.287.6221 Learn about Sister Japanese City, Ishikari: City Hall, Committee Rm, 7:30pm. Hosted by Twinning Society. info@twinningcr.bc.ca 22 FEB FRI - Be Humble Day C Canucks at Predators 5pm SNET-P Megastar Live Band Karaoke: See Page CR DanceXtreme’s ‘Sneak Peak into Precision’: Tidemark Theatre, 7pm. Showcase of 2013 competition routines. ft. jazz, hip hop, tap, lyrical & modern stage. Tix $25. Proceeds to SPCA & Cameryn’s Cause for Kids Society. 4th Annual Vancouver Island Outdoor Show: 22nd24th. Pearkes Rec. Ctr. Victoria. Something for every outdoor enthusiast. www.ifmevents.com Gem & Mineral Club Meeting: Com. Ctr. Craft Rm, 7:30pm. 23 FEB SAT - International Tennis Day Bill Johnson - 2011 Juno nomination for best blues album. 7.30pm $12 Heriot Bay Inn 250.3539. We will pick you up from the ferry. Haus Banned - Fat Teddy’s House Band: See page Scott Big Air Competition: See page


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24 FEB SUN C Canucks at Red Wings 2pm SNET-P

25 FEB MON Mt. Washington Women’s Week: See page 26 FEB TUE - Carnival Day C Canucks vs Coyotes 7pm SNET-P Woman Empowering Women: Royal Coachman carriage rm, 5:30-9pm. Presented by CR Business & Professional Women’s Network, Speed Networking & Dinner, Make more business contacts in 1 night than you would in 1 month. info@bpwn.org 27 FEB WED - Pink Shirt Day Pink Shirt Day: Make some noise against bullying. Get

more info & buy your official shirt at pinkshirtday.ca Heart Support Group Meeting: Comm. Ctr. 2pm. Ken, emcrann@shaw.ca

28 FEB THU Plan & Design Your Veggie Garden Workshop: 6:308:30pm, $30. Julia, 250.923.9724. Dr. Hook: Tidemark 7:30pm 287-7465 Island Focus: CR Photo Club, Sportsplex, 7pm. Grant Jones 250.923.4792

1 MAR FRI Fashion Inferno: Dinner & Dance, champagne reception & Hors D’oeuvres. Door Prizes, Lilent & Live Auction. Campbell River Comm. Ctr. Doors ope @ 6pm / Dinner @ 7pm. Proceeds to the the B.C Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund. Tix $50, Table of 10 $400 available at CR Fire Hall. 250-286-6266 Megastar Live Band Karaoke: see Mt Washington program i n this issue. Aladdin the Musical: Also showing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th & 9th. Timberline Secondary School, 7pm. Tix $15 Adults, $12 Seniors @ Timerberline school. BE QUICK tickets sell fast. Quadra Winter Market: Quadra Comm. Ctr. Artists, craft enthusiasts, gardeners, bakers & candlestick makers diplsy and sell their creations at the indoor market. $1 hot tea & coffee. Doors open 8am. Michele Sjoholm 250.285.3747 / quadra.michele@gmail.com

2 MAR SAT C Canucks vs Kings 7pm CBC Annual Used Book Sale & Fundraiser: CR Museum. Bring your gently used books to the Museum’s back entrace off 4th Ave, prior to March 1st. Held at the Museum Ph 250-287-3103. Seedy Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm at the Filberg Centre in Courtenay. www.cvgss.org


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When last did you jump out of bed with the enthusiasm of a child? All that impairs our ability to do this is the effect of time. The joyfully enthusiastic child within us all has retreated more and more with each blow that life has offered. So now we place conditions on love before we give it and keep ourselves guarded until all these conditions are met. Our abdomen tenses in a defensive stance and can no longer erupt with belly giggles. We now believe that we are protected from all that which is not true love; but love obeys the natural laws of our planet: for every action there is an equal and apposing reaction. Simply put, you only get as much love as you are willing to give. This brings me to the health benefits of love and happiness. • Love makes you smarter because falling in love releases a hormone-like substance which helps to restore the nervous system and improves memory by triggering the growth of new brain cells. Love helps fight cancer because being in love increases desirable white blood cells Research shows that loving acts neutralise the kind of negative emotions that adversely affect immune,

endocrine and cardiovascular function. The brain becomes “fired up” when talking to someone it finds attractive and sends impulses to the heart making it pound three times faster than normal. This results in increased blood supply to the body, specifically the cheeks and sexual organs. Studies have indicated that a lack of love, causing social isolation, increases the risk of early death by up to five times. The endorphins produced by the body when in love increase blood flow to the skin, which helps keep it soft and smooth, and reduce the development of wrinkles. Love makes you happy and happy people have younger hearts, younger arteries, and a younger RealAge. Happy people recover more quickly from surgery, cope better with pain, have lower blood pressure, and have longer life expectancy than unhappy people. Remember that no one can give or take love from you; you can only be in love.. Greet everyone with an open heart and a smile. Make your New Year resolution to love your way back to health, happiness and peace. ……………. Gary Freedom Yoga, Courtenay.

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PIGS: CANADA’S PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE Feb 16, 2013 - 8:00pm PIGS, Canada’s most Authentic tribute to Pink Floyd, is thrilled to be returning to the Tidemark theatre. PIGS’ claim to fame is their authenticity. Audiences can expect long, psychedelic jams to such songs as ‘Shine on You Crazy Diamond’ and ‘Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun’ as well as impassioned performances of emotional material like ‘Comfortably Numb’ and ‘Us and Them’. including classics from such legendary albums as Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, and The Wall. Tidemark Theatre Tix $30.00

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Feb 28, 2013 - 7:30pm Ray Sawyer, the spirited, eye patched lead singer of the group Dr. Hook, whose soulful and sometimes comic vocals fronted the bands breakthrough to the “Cover Of The Rolling Stone” an international superstar status in the early 70’s and 80’s, has been touring the United States, Canada and Countries... Tidemark Theatre


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STUART MCLEAN AND THE VINYL CAFÉ – 7pm Stuart McLean is known as “Canada’s favourite storyteller” and after accomplis hments in 2012, it’s not difficult to see why: last year was a landmark year for the best selling author. His hit radio show The Vinyl Cafe is now heard by 1.3 million people each week. The show is broadcast on CBC Radio in Canada, on close to 100 public radio stations in Tix $52

A Candid Interview with Stuart Mclean Whats On Digest: You are a best-selling author and famous broadcaster. You have been referred to in the media as “Canada’s Greatest Storyteller”. What do you think it is about hearing a story that we as human beings find so compelling? McLean: I think we’ve wanted to hear stories since we were living in caves. It’s a way of understanding the world around us and the world inside of us. You feel a connection to the world and to life – your inner self and outer self and on all sorts of levels. It’s how we relate to the world. The great leaders are great story tellers for example Winston Churchill was a great story teller. People believed him and came together en masse to rally around a cause. We tell ourselves stories about love and about failure and we fell reassured by hearing them. Whats On Digest: What does Stuart Mclean do for fun? McLean: I like to go to bookstores I like to cook. I like to wander around, write to my friends. I like to read. Whats On Digest: You are performing your show in Nanaimo and Campbell River in the near future; to some extent Vancouver Island has a regional identity distinct from other areas of the country, and yet, your stories seem to resonate with those of us calling Vancouver Island our home equally with Canadians in other parts of the country. There is a common humanity present in your work that tends to unite people. What do you say to that?

Mclean: You say that but I couldn’t say that (laughs). I have spoken to people listening in one part of the country that tell me about a friend or relative that listens in another part of the country and how they like to talk on the phone after the show about their favorite part. I see grandparents in the audience with several generations of their families listening and enjoying the show. I just love to see everyone “digging” the same story. It makes me happy makes me feel like I’m doing something right….even if I have no idea what that is. Whats On Digest: As a successful author and radio personality your position is enviable and I can imagine that to some the success you’ve had may seem unattainable. What advice can you offer to anyone reading this in terms of following your dreams? McLean: Follow ‘em. Follow ‘em. Do it. I wanted to be a writer on the radio and was afraid of that – I was as afraid of success as much as I was afraid of failure. I was lucky to get a job on the radio and lucky because it’s what I love. You don’t have to be smart – there are plenty of geniuses wasting away in the basements of this country. You don’t have to be a handsome, athletic, or intelligent person – you just have to be a focused person and keep at it. Nothing else matters, not looks or brains or how many connections you have if you can’t stick with it. It takes effort and commitment - you have to do it – that’s all. Interview by Simon Rideout - Publisher of the Whats On Digest Nanaimo

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Feb 01, 08, 15, 22, Mar 01 Megastar Live Band Karaoke: Fat Teddy’s, 10pm1am. So you think you can sing? Aspiring singer or just brave, grab a cocktail & see MegaStar song list then join live rock band on stage with video lyrics. After you can dance the night away to Haus Banned & your favourite hits from classic rock, current dance, rock & pop. Feb 02 Annual Klondike Ski & boarder Cross Competition: On the Cross Course, 8:30am3:30pm. Testing competitors balance & riding abilities with tight turns, drops, berms & more. 11:15am Competition begins. Feb 02, 09, 16, 23, Mar 02 Haus Banned - Fat Teddy’s House Band: Fat Teddy’s, 10pm-1am. Featuring Femme Fatales singer, Jona Kristinsson. Dance floor energized with cool retro, funk, classin rock, current pop & today’s trending dance hits. No cover. Feb 09 15th Annual Snow Pants or No Pants Beach Party: Fat Teddy’s, 10pm-1am. Bring your favourite bathing suit or beachwear. There’ll be beach games, themed specials & great prizes. Bring best castaway, pirate or old ski pant cutoffs & show us how to limbo. With live music from Haus Banned.

COMPETITION on the Mountain Mount Washington Freestyle Club competes in Whistler Feb 8,9,10 and then in Silverstar March 22, 23, 24 for the BC series called the Timber Tour. (A full schedule can be found a: www.mwfc.ca) Mount Washington Racing club has a variety of races. This weekend at Hemlock,

19 Feb 10 Herb Bradley Pepsi Challenge: 8am3pm. Fundraiser for Vancouver Island Society forAdaptive Snowsports. Attracts snowboarders and skiers. Participants compete in teams of four with one member of each team being disabled. Includes lunch for racers & prizes for best wipe-out & most entertaining mascot. 1.250.334.5755 Feb 11 BC Family Day: 9am-3:30pm. All BC residents receive 50% off lift passes today! Yay! Feb 14 Valentine’s Day ‘Snowshoe Fondue for Two: 5-7pm. Enjoy hour of snowshoeing through the majestic forest, then to Raven Lodge to enjoy a three course fondue dinner for two. Including Swiss cheese fondue, meat & seafood fondue & fresh fruit & chocolate fondue. Pre-book. $57.75/couple. Feb 18 Presidents Day: 9am-3:30pm. Half price lift tickets for American citizens. Proof of citizenship required. Feb 23 Scott Big Air Competition: 11am-3pm. Freestyle skiers & boarders hit a massive jump & show off skills in a judged ‘big air’ competition. Feb 25 Women’s Week: 9am-3:30pm. Week of Women’s Day specials. Program taught & designed specifically for women only. Most popular drop-in program in Snow School. Includes all day lift pass, 3hr lesson & delicious lunch. Pre-reg.

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Dodgeball: Miracle Beach School 6:30-7:30pm 337.5190 Parent & Tots: QCC, 9:30am-12pm. Sing 4 Pure Joy: QCC, Rm 3, 3-4:30pm. Weight Watchers Mtg: QCC, 6-7pm. Alcoholics Anonymous Mtg: QCC, 7-9pm. 285.3656 Family Gym: Com. Ctr, 10:30-11:30am, free. 286.1161. EVERY TUESDAY Free pool & DJ Tommy G: Paramount 286.1841 Drop-in Meditation w/ Lucas Stiefvater: Oceans Resort, 7-8pm. Free, 923.4281 / info@oceanresort.ca Lotto Games: Quinsam Hotel, 11pm-1:30am, 286.9811 Dragon Boat Practice: Corilair floatplane dock, 5:45pm, Linda 778-420-0805 or info@braveheartsdragonboat.ca Re-Enchant the World with Melodies: Quadra Is. The Lions Den (Across from Thrifty’s) 7:30-9pm. Weight Watchers Mtg: Maritime Heritage Ctr, 11am & 6pm, 286.3161 Aikido/Martial Arts: Self defense using locks, pins, throws & immobilizations. Troy 203.3237 CR Gun Club: Jr 11-17yrs, 7pm Mark 286.1550 CR Runners: Sportsplex, 6pm (Technical workout) Evening Energizer: Black Cr Cm. Hall 6:15 337.5190 Discovery Toastmasters: Rm 1 Com.Ctr. 12-1pm. Develop public speaking skills. Marlene 287.3352 Air Cadets: CR Airport hanger, 6:30pm, 12-19yrs 923.1001 Zumba w/ Pam: QCC, 6:20am-7:20pm. Alcoholics Anonymous : Quadra Children’s Ctr, 7pm. 285.3656 Folkdancing: QCC 7:30-9:30pm. Parent & Child Drop-in: Laichwiltach, 11am-12:30pm EVERY WEDNESDAY Free pool & DJ Tommy G: Paramount 286.1841 Live Band: Quinsam Hotel, 8:30pm-1am, 286.9811 Seniors Day 25% Off: Pipers on the Ridge, 283.7533 ‘Rock On’ Climbing Sessions: On the Rocks Climbing Gym, 6-8pm. 287.7625 VIHA Flu Clinic: St. Pat’s Church Hall, 3-6pm, 850.2110 Jam/Songcircle: Serious Coffee 6:30-9pm 923.1312 CR Toastmasters: Comm. Ctr Rm 1, 7-8:30pm. Overcome shyness, develop confidence, speaking & leadership skills. Chris 923.4162 / chriskoz@shaw.ca Karaoke: Heriot Bay Inn 7:30pm 285.3539

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DANCING Ballet: Canadian Dance Syllabus UDC 850.1554 Ballet Barre Fitness: Heather@coremoves.ca 287.4536 Hip Hop/Street: UDC 850.1554 Irish/River Dancing: Margaret, 850.1091 Jazz: UDC 850.1554 Latin/Ballroom Dancing: Zofia, 923.7043 Square Dancing: Jake/Diana, 923.1887 Tap: UDC 850.1554 CR Dance Extreme: Various dance Buddy 286.3376 Zumba: Latin Dance, VI Fitness for Women, 286.1019 Group Power: Weights by dance routine, 286.1019 DRAMA & MUSIC Pipe Band Lessons: @ Legion, Harper 287.6815 Drum Circles: Hand drumming, 923.6858 Guitar Lessons: Jim Chisholm, 830.1445 Piano Lessons: Judy 923.7678 Piano Lessons: (0yrs-Adult) Lynda, 923.6103 Rivercity Players: Linda 923.4523 Acapella Choir Rehearsals: Sandi, 923.0101 Gospel Sing Along: Country & trditinal. Bob 204.0602 Young Theatre Classes: Anne, 923.2187 CYCLING Mountain Biking: Geoff, 287.5960 Road Cycling: Jacob 923.6392 Cycling Programs:Outdoor Addictions 286.1184 Biker Body: Spin w/ weights, 286.1019 Spin: VI Fitness for Women, 286.1019 WATER SPORTS Dragonboat Team: River Spirit Dragon Boat Racing: Suzanne 286.0199 Diving:Tide Rippers Diving Club Kevin 923.3529 Quadra Island Kayaking: Tours & rentals, 285.3400 Kayaking: N.I. Kayak, 928.3114 CR Kayak Club: Chris, 286.1184 Sailing: CR Yacht Club, Wade, 923.5326 Scuba Diving: Beaver Aquatics, 287.7625 Swimming: CR Salmon Kings, 830.0861 CR Killer Whales Swim Club: 914.1214 CR Synchronized Swim Club: Greg, 923.3738 OUTDOOR RECREATION Adventurers: CR Adventure Club Bobbi 286.9644 DONE Rock Climbing: On The Rocks, 287.7625 EQUESTRIAN CR Trail Riders: Horse Shows, 1.250.337.0021 DONE Bear Crk Ranch: 1.250.337.5524 Equinox Riding Club: 1.250.337.8190 Shadie Stables: 287.3419 TRACK & FIELD Triathlon Strathcona Club: Ken, 923.0021 GENERAL Laser Tag: N.I. Battlefield, Andy, 202.3484 Motocross: CR Motocross Association, 337.8038 Skateboard Parks: Sportsplex, Willowpoint, Nunns Creek MARTIAL ARTS Kenpo Karate/MMA/Muay Thai: Pure Self Defence, 286.6998 Karate: C.A.S.K. Karate: 286.7263

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CR Shito-ryu Seiko-Kai 286.6416 Pure Self Defence: 286.6998 www.pureselfdefence.com Judo: (14yrs+) Jeremy 923.9628, Karate/Self Defense: Joedy 202.0406 campbellriverkarate.webs.com RACQUET SPORTS Badminton: CR Badminton, 923.7911 Box Lacrosse: Tracy Mason, 923.2126 Field Lacrosse: Cindy, 830.8301 North Island Field : Tracy 923.2126 Racquetball: Adult & Juniors, Gord, 923.3101 Squash: Adult & Juniors, Keith, 287.0056 Tennis: CR Tennis Club, 923.8134 HOCKEY Air Hockey: Oceanview Billiards, 286.4200 Ball Hockey: Outdoor@ Sportsplex, BYO Equipment Hockey: Minor Hockey Association, 850.0056 Hockey: CR Pioneer Hockey League, 850.0108 BASEBALL Baseball: CR Minor Baseball, Kathy, 923.2981 Slo-Pitch Mixed: 287.9846 Slo-Pitch Mens: 286.0991 Slo-Pitch Womens: 923.4620 GOLF Storey’s Creek Golf Course: 923.3673 Sequoia Springs Golf Club: 287.4970 Rainbow’s End Golf Course: (Sayward) 282.3222 Gold River Golf Course: 283.7266 Quadra Island Golf Club: 285.2811 GENERAL SPORTS Adventure Club: Hiking, Kayaking, Camping286.9644 Bowling: Crystal Lanes, 286.1177 Box Lacrosse: CRMLA Christine 850.3060 Boxing: CR Boxing & Fitness Club, Mike, 287.9632 Climbing: On the Rocks Climbing Wall 287.7625 Cricket: CR Cricket Club, Eiko, 203.0254 Curling: CR Curling Club, 287.4200 Disc Golf: Sportsplex, FREE! Equip. rental available, 923.7911 Ultimate Frisbee: campbellriverultimate.com Gymnastics: CR Gymnastics, 286.3547 Ice Skating: Adults & Kids. 923.1424 Pool & Billiards: Oceanview Billiards, 286.4200 Running: River Runners, www.sportfit.bc.ca Running: Shorerunners: 286.1364 Snowshoeing: Outdoor Addicitons, Dan 286.1184 Skiing: Mt Washinton Ski Club. John 897.6058 Nordic: Barb Kelly, 339.1904 Soccer: CR Youth Soccer Association, 250-923.3390 Special Olympics: Maureen Brinson, 286.6453 Tackle Football: CR Fighting Eagles, Michele, 923.1601 Volleyball: CR Volleyball Club, 286.0560 Walking: Hearts in Motion Walking Club, 287.7638 Youth Lacrosse: V.I. Field Lacrosse League, Paula Marks, 923.1201 PERSONAL TRAINERS/FITNESS CENTRES / GYMS Club Fitness: Willow Point 778.420.2288 WCM Fitness: Downtown 250-287-4011 Sportfit: Sport Training, Steve Nagle 287.6158 Health Matters: Lori Walton 923.2828 Heart Strong Fitness: Sara 203.7832 CR Fit Body Boot Camp: Jason Hart 204.3845 VI Women’s Fitness: Merecroft Village, 286.1019 The Vertical Gym: Downtown 286.6670 Sportsplex: 923.7911 Strathcona Gardens Rec. Complex: 287.9234


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art Have a He h The BePalacyers t e Stre sent the Pre omedy Musical C

A Really Big Tumbleweed Show! Great music, fun and laughter with the Tumbleweed Junction Gang as they visit New York City and end up on the “Ted Swellyven” Show. Directed by Gloria Herauf at the

Florence Filberg Centre

Friday & Saturday

Sunday

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Things to do

in 2hrs - 4Hrs Rain - Snow or Shine Swimming: Indoor Pools Strathcona Gardens Recreation Centre: Dogwood Rd, this issue for a full program Best Western Hotel - Island Hwy, Campbell River Open to the public, 250-923-4231 ON THE SNOW Snowshoeing - Mt Washington: Nordic centre, under $20. or Forbidden Plateau Tobogganing -In the Nordic area and surrounding, . $2 pp.- $5 family. 100% monitored Snow Tubing: 2 hours $15pp all equip supplied, day and evening.. have a blast ! in the Ozone area Skiing & Snowboarding, Cross Country: Mt Washington Alpine & Nordic centre, Strathcona Parkway 250-338-1386 Ski Rentals & Lessons available, Lifts operate from 8am-3.30pm see inside this issue for this months program events. BeginnerGreen to Double Black Diamond Advanced. www. mountwashington.ca Campbell River Museum-, Currently Exhibiting “The Art and Life of Doug Cranmer. Gift Store, native collectibles. Open Oct 1-May 17 Tues-Sun 12pm-5pm. 470 Isl. Hwy. 250-287-3103. Campbell River Art Gallery: Winter hours Tues-Sat 12noon to 5pm. 1235 Shoppers Row, 250-287-2261Current Exhibits for Feb. Two Eyes Five Legs, Right Hand Left Hand artist Jo Lechay - Cool Connections, artist Linda Walton. Or Just Paint: Choose some wild colours grab some brushes and paint at home, inside or out Hiking: There are lots of great places to Hike, regardless of the weather, here are my favourites. Beaver Forest Lands off Dogwood, Canon view Trail, Hwy 28, Ripple Rock Trail Hwy 19. drop into the Visitor centre for their comprehensive hiking guides. Pond Skating - Various places in the Strathcona Parkway, and heading North towards Gold River - take extra caution, Echo Lake is often a good spot after a few cold days, always check conditions before skating. 2 Ice Arenas + Leisure Ice - Strathcona Gardens Rec. Ctr. Dogwood St, see program this issue. Weiner Roast: A slice of Canadian Culture, and a favourite in winter and summer, To stay a little protected from the weather Lake McIvor,

Echo Lake, Miller Creek, and Loveland Bay are excellent locations. or Strathcona Parklands at the base of Mt Washington. Visit a Pet Store: Fish, birds, hamsters, rabbits, Campbell River Pet, Ironwood Rd, C/River. Dragons Lair: Reptiles and other interesting pets. 900-12th Ave, Campbell River 250-286-8932 Bowling: CR Bowling Centre - Open 7 Days 16th Ave, Campbell River, 250 286-1177 Leagues and Drop ins, see this issue for coupons. Showcase Theatre: Latest Movies, Tuesday night is discount night. 250-287-3233 Dogwood St, Merecroft Village. www.cinemaclock.com/theatres/ bri/campbellriver/showcase_5.html Markets - Campbell River Markets operate from May to October at Discovery Pier Indoor Farmers & Craft Markets - 9am-12pm at the Native Sons Hall, 360 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay Willow Pt Sportsplex: All racquet Sports, Organised Youth & Adult Programs, Fitness facility - Drop-in welcome. Cnr of Alder & Hilchey Rd, CR - 250 9237911 - www.campbellriver.ca Community Centre - 401 11th Ave, Campbell River, 250-286-1161 Programs available 6 days a week for adults of all ages, youth and toddlers. Drop in anytime. Disc Golf: FREE at the Sportsplex, you can rent disc’s or buy them. Indoor Rockclimbing: On the Rocks Gym- Open TuesSun 10am-9pm 1980 Nrth Isl Hwy, Campbell River 250-287-7625 Mountain Biking: Snowden Forest off Hwy 28, Beaver Forest Lands, Dogowood St Sth. Greenways Loop. off Jubilee Parkway. Wildlife Photograpy - Baikie Isl Estuary, Campbell River Estuary at The Spit - Catch Eagles during February along the Seawalk. Watch the planes: Campbell River Airport & Dick Murphy Park on the Spit. Watch the planes with your kids Shelter Point Distillery Tours: Min Group booking of 6 - $15 pp 1-778-420-2200-4650 Regent Rd, Oyster River (near Saratoga Beach)


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2158 Salmon Point Rd.

MIKI’S SESAME sushi The very best sushi in town! OPEN 7 DAYS 11:30am - 9pm

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4 Willows Neighbourhood Pub

521 Rockland Rd.

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250-923-8311

4 MVP Pub & Restaurant Merecroft Village Dogwood St 250-286-4944

4 Rip Tide Marine Pub

250-830-0044

Discovery Mall, Island Hwy

FINE DINING 4 River City Grill - (beside Save On Foods)

510-1400 Dogwood

250-914-4499

q Painters Lodge q White Tower Steak & Pizza q Angler’s at Dolphin’s Resort q Heriot Bay Inn q Harbour Grill

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q Boston Pizza q Forbidden Zone q Dominos q Ryan’s Pizza & Grill

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FAMILY DINING 4 Quay West Ocean Front

912 Island Hwy 250-286-9988 4 Dairy Queen & Orange Julius 1262-16th Ave 250-287-2227 4 Misty Fins Eatery & Lounge 969 Alder St (next to Scotia) 250-287-4320 4 Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken 135 Brant Rd, Campbell R 250-287-4424 4 Willie’s Cafe (2 locations)

1121 Cedar Street 2380 S. Island Hwy

$400

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Mon-Fri 12:30pm

4 Banners

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Both Locations

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811 13 Ave

250-286-3448

q Comfort Zone 250-923-3973 q Captain Billy’s Fish & Chips 250-287-8100 q Joeys Only Seafood 250-287-4482 q Popsey’s 250-286-4828 q Dukes Grill & Pizza 250-286-6650 q McDonalds 3 locations all on 16th Avenue q A&W 2 locations - Merecroft & Discovery Mall q 10th Ave Cafe 250-286-1916 q Moxies 250-830-1500 q Ideal Cafe 250-287-9055 q White Spot 250-287-9350 q Tim Hortons 250-286-3400 q Wendy’s Restaurant 250-286-4777 q Quinsam Hotel Cafe 250-287-7127

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EVERY WEDNESDAY $3 Molson Canadian Bottles w/ Free Pool: Paramount Music Hall 286.1841 Free Potato Chips: Paramount Music Hall, 287.8686 $13.95 Pasta Nite after 5pm: Includes starter salad & garlic bread. Riptide, 250.830.0044 Seniors Day 25% Off: Pipers on the Ridge, 283.7533 2 for 1 Steak (Sirloin or New York): Royal Coachman, 286.0231 4-5-6 Early Bird Wing Special: 4pm is $4, 5pm is $5, 6pm is $6. Royal Coachman, 286.0231 $10 Fish & Chips after 4pm: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $3.50 Bottles Domestic Beer: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320

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$35 for 1 Appy, 2 Entrees & 1 Dessert: (per couple) from Special Valentines Day Menu, Misty Fins 287.4320. $5 for Glass of House Wine: Misty Fins 287.4320. 4 Days of Love - Valentines Feature Menu: Quay West, 14-17th. 286.9988. Valentines Day Specials: Royal Coachman, 286.0231

EVERY SUNDAY $22 Primb Rib Buffet Dinner: Royal Coachman, 286.0231 4-5-6 Early Bird Wing Special: 4pm is $4, 5pm is $5, 6pm is $6. Royal Coachman, 286.0231 Buy 1 Appy, Get 2nd 50% Off with Purchase of Beverage: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $6 Martinis, $4 Caesars: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 Free Kids Meal w/ Purchase of Beverage & Item from “Bread or Bun” or “Entrees” Section: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320

$8.99 Shellfish by the Pound w/ Garlic Toast: (after 5pm)Riptide, 250.830.0044 Brunch Feature’s Crab Cake Benny: 10:30am-2pm, Quay West, 286.9988.

$25.95 Slow Roasted Prime Rib w/ all trimmings, yorkshire too: Heriot Bay Inn 285.3539 $6.95 Double Caesars: Heriot Bay Inn 285.3539 EVERY MONDAY $9 Cheeseburgers: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $4 Pints: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 2 for 1 Appy’s after 5pm: Wings, rocket prawns, crab cakes, pork bites, spicy tuna, calamari & fire cracker oysters. Riptide, 250.830.0044 $14.95 Famous QW Burger & Craft Beer: 3-6pm, Quay West, 286.9988.

4-5-6 Early Bird Wing Special: 4pm is $4, 5pm is $5, 6pm is $6. Royal Coachman, 286.0231 $4.50 for 10 Wings: After 8pm. Willow’s Pub, 923.8311

EVERY TUESDAY $3 Molson Canadian Bottles w/ Free Pool: Paramount Music Hall 286.1841 Free Potato Chips: Paramount Music Hall, 287.6221 $12.95 6oz Sirloin Steak & Prawns after 5pm: Riptide, 830.0044 2 for 1 Steak Dinners after 4pm: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $5 for 7oz Glass House Wine: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $14.95 Famous QW Burger & Craft Beer: 3-6pm, Quay West, 286.9988.

4-5-6 Early Bird Wing Special: 4pm is $4, 5pm is $5, 6pm is $6. Royal Coachman, 286.0231 $4.50 for 10 Wings: After 8pm. Willow’s Pub, 923.8311

$14.95 Famous QW Burger & Craft Beer: 3-6pm, Quay West, 286.9988. $4.50 for 10 Wings: After 8pm. Willow’s Pub, 923.8311

EVERY THURSDAY $2.50 House Shots: Paramount Music Hall 286.1841 35c Wing Nite: Pipers on the Ridge, 283.7533 50c Wings after 4pm: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $4 Deep Fried Pickles: (After 4pm) Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $4.50 Cocktails: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $14.95 Famous QW Burger & Craft Beer: 3-6pm, Quay West, 286.9988.

4-5-6 Early Bird Wing Special: 4pm is $4, 5pm is $5, 6pm is $6. Royal Coachman, 286.0231 $4.50 for 10 Wings: After 8pm. Willow’s Pub, 923.8311

EVERY FRIDAY $7.50 Buckets of Malibu. Your choice of mix: Paramount Music Hall 286.1841 $4 Highballs: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $10.95 Buy 1 Fish & Chips 2pc, Get 2nd Half Price: Willies Café, Willow Point, 923.4886 $19.95 Light / $23.95 Full - Slow Roasted Strip Loin: Quay West 286.9988

Seniors Lunch - 11am CR Common Mall, 914.4401 Seafood Specials: Willow’s Pub, 923.8311

EVERY SATURDAY Ask for Managers Special, $4: Paramount Music Hall 286.1841 Premium Beer for Price of Domestic: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320

Buy 1 Appy, Get 2nd 50% Off with Purchase of Beverage: Misty Fin’s, 287.4320 $13.88 Danylchuk Perogies: Willies Café, Willow Point, 923.4886 Steak House Night: Ft. AAA Grade Canadian Grill Fired Steaks, Quay West, 286.9988.

$25.95 Slow Roasted Prime Rib w/ all trimmings, yorkshire too: Heriot Bay Inn 285.3539 EVERY DAY $5 Okanagan Springs Winter Ale: Royal Coachman, 286.0231 $4 Breakfast until 11am: Both Willie’s Café locations, 250.923.4886. Draw @ 12:30pm for a Free Lunch Worth up to $10: Every Mon-Fri @ Both Willie’s Café locations, 250.923.4886. *** CONDITIONS APPLY *** 9


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Feb 14th - Valentines Day

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Feb 14th - National Organ Donor Day

Feb 15th - Singles awareness Day Feb 15th - National “ maple leaf flag” Flag Day

Feb 2nd - Ground hog Day

Feb 17th - Random Acts of

Feb 10th - Chinese New Year (Year

Feb 18th - Islander Day

Feb 10th - Umbrella Day

Feb 22nd - Be Humble Day

Feb 11th - White T’Shirt Day

Feb 26th - Carnival Day

Feb 8th - Kite Flying Day

Kindness Day

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Feb 20th - Love your Pet Day

Feb 11th & 18th - Family Day

Feb 23rd - International Tennis Day

Feb 13th - Ash Wednesday

Feb 27th - No Brainer Day

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Magician and Parrot A magician was working on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. The audience would be different each week, so the magician allowed himself to do the same tricks over and over again. There was only one problem: The captain’s parrot saw the shows each week and began to understand how the magician did every trick. Once he understood he started shouting in the middle of the show: “Look, it’s not the same hat” “Look, he is hiding the flowers under the table” “Hey, why are

of the month all the cards the Ace of Spades ?” The magician was furious but couldn’t do anything; it was, after all, the captain’s parrot. One day the ship had an accident and sank. The magician found himself on a piece of wood in the middle of the ocean with the parrot, of course. They stared at each other with hate, but did not utter a word. This went on for a day and another and another. After a week the parrot said: “OK, I give up. Where’s the boat?”

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