FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (no attachments). Deadline Tuesdays noon.
Cassy’s Coffee House: Thursday to Sunday, December 9th to 19th & December 28th to 31st 10am-2pm. Donations to CDH Cancer Care. 10376 Youbou Rd.
Island Wonderland: An indoor multi-sensory experience, a captivating wintery dreamworld & the perfect photo opportunity for the whole family this season. An Immersive Journey Through a Frozen Fantasy Landscape. Held Dec 15 - 31, Mellor Hall at Cowichan Exhibition, Duncan. Advanced tickets recommended. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org
QMS Barn Christmas Party: Join us for free holiday festivities, horsey style! Bring your family & friends to enjoy photos with Santa & equine friends. The Giving Tree is back & you can create a special treat for all of your horsey friends. Held Dec. 11, 2-4pm, Queen Margaret’s School, 660 Brownsey Ave., Duncan. RSVP to email@example.com
The Christmas Express! 13 nights of holiday magic! Steam train leaves every 20 minutes from 4:30pm to 8:30pm, Dec. 15-17 & 20-23. BC Forest Discovery Centre, Duncan (2892 Drinkwater Rd). $12 for adults & youth/$10 for children.
Music in the Gallery with Sarah Leo: A mixture of feel good love songs, laced with holiday nostalgic tunes sung on guitar & ukulele. Dec. 11, 7:30pm at Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, 444 Parkhill Terrace. $20 per person. Visit: ladysmitharts.ca to register for tickets.
Chemainus Classical Concerts: Elias-Axel Pettersson, piano performing December 12, 2pm at St. Michael’s Church, Chemainus. $25/$10 Advance only. Please call 250-748-8383.
A Wonderheads Christmas Carol: Delightfully captivating reimagining of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, with giant masks, whimsical puppets & wondrous theatrical invention. Featuring larger than life characters, glowing ghosts & 10-foot-tall puppets – to name just a few of the treats in store for audiences as they are whisked away with Ebenezer Scrooge on his life-changing Christmas Eve adventure. Held Dec. 21, 7pm at Cowichan Performing Arts Centre. Visit cowichanpac.ca/event to purchase tickets & info.
11th Annual Toys Toiletries & Toques! We are collecting ‘NEW’, non-food items such as toys, gift certificates (stores, movies, bowling, local experiences), household items, toothpaste, scarves, warm socks, toiletries etc for those in need here in our Valley to make the Holidays a little merrier. Visit: toystoiletriestoques.ca for drop off locations and/or to donate cash.