Doug Hay

Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

Nanaimo Events – Rock Art – Saturday, March 4th, 2017

For sure, you’re going to rock at this unique form of art. If you’ve tried painting or drawing but have not had any success, you might want to try rock art. In this event in Nanaimo, you’ll be given a chance to create your own rock art masterpiece. You can choose from a wide variety of rocks that come in different shapes and sizes. You can also use other art materials like paint, wood, branches an...

Nanaimo Events – Strategy Board Game Night – All Wednesdays of February and March 2017

Who doesn’t love playing board games? It’s one of the best ways to pass the time, bond with family and friends, and hone your logic and problem solving skills! If you’re confident about your board game skills, then you must definitely join the Strategy Board Game Night happening this February and March in Nanaimo. This will be held at the Vancouver Island Regional Library, where a librarian will s...

Victoria Events – Winter Salon at Eclectic Gallery – Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 – Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Winter Salon at the Eclectic Gallery in Victoria is a show featuring the new works of a bunch of talented local artists. It features a wide range of styles, media and technical innovations. For example, the works of Alanna Spareness are not your usual paintings, but are made using a combination of oil pigment, resin, and photo transfer. She also uses a blow torch to achieve an extraordinary visual...

Victoria Events – The Look Show – Saturday, March 25th, 2017 – Saturday, April 15th, 2017

For the last 18 years, the Look Show has been showcasing some of the best works of Victoria’s local artists. This community art exhibit draws in hundreds of visitors, most of which are art enthusiasts who can’t get enough of what Victorian artists have to offer. Featuring hundreds of local artists, this event gives you a peek not only on paintings but other forms of art as well. It is organized an...

Victoria Events – Victoria Flower Count 2017 – Friday, March 3rd, 2017 – Thursday, March 9th, 2017

The Victoria Flower Count 2017 is an annual event organized and sponsored by the Tourism Victoria and Butchart Gardens. The primary objective of the event organizers is to boost the community’s pride and appreciation for Victoria, and also to promote this place as a must-see destination for tourists. Not only does Victoria have the mildest climate in this country, it is also well known as the City...

Victoria Events – Ballet Victoria presents Midsummer Night’s Dream & New Canadian Works – Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 – Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Ballet Victoria is one of the distinguished ballet companies not only in Vancouver Island but in the whole of Canada. Every year, they amaze us with their splendid performances, and people surely can’t get enough of their shows. This coming March, they’ll be gracing the stage once more with the Midsummer Night’s Dream and New Canadian Works. They will transform Shakespeare’s literary masterpiece a...

Victoria Events – Evita – Friday, March 3rd, 2017, Saturday, March 4th, 2017, Thursday, March 9th, 2017, Friday, March 10th, 2017, Saturday, March 11th, 2017, Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Evita Peron is the first lady of Argentina, and the second wife of then president Juan Peron. She was one of the most influential and powerful figures of her time, who had a large base of support from the poor. Evita, a rock opera presented by the Spectrum Community School, is a tribute to this beloved and controversial icon in Argentinian history. It narrates her rags to riches tale, and her stor...

Victoria Events – 7th Annual VintAgeous Vintage Fair! – Friday, March 3rd, 2017 – Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Now on its 7th year, the VintAgeous Vintage Fair is happening this March in Victoria. If you love anything vintage then you should definitely not miss this wonderful event. Presented by the Vintage Fair Victoria, this event features over 30 stalls showcasing beautiful and eye catching clothing, accessories and fashion items. There are also plenty records, home decor and houseware to choose from. A...

Nanaimo Events – NS3 Science Studio Drop-in – All Thursdays and Saturdays of January to March 2017

Is your child fascinated by science? Does he dream about becoming a scientist someday? If yes, then you and your kid should not miss the NS3 Science Studio Drop-in happening all Thursdays and Saturdays from January to March. This lets your little one explore various science experiments and innovations such as wind tunnel, air field, marble wall, KEVA blocks, discovery boxes and more. Admission fee...

Nanaimo Events – Meditation class – Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, Sunday, February 19th, 2017, Sunday, March 19th, 2017, Sunday, April 16th, 2017, Sunday, May 21st, 2017, Sunday, June 18th, 2017, Sunday, July 16th, 2017, Sunday, August 20th, 2017, Sunday, September 17th, 2017, Sunday, October 15th, 2017, Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Did you know that stress is one of the leading causes of health problems today? Not only are people stressed at work, they also worry about money problems, relationship conflicts, and so on. It’s a good thing that there are various stress reduction techniques that can help. One of these is meditation. Starting this January, Lisa Holloway will be holding mediation classes in Nanaimo. She is an expe...

Duncan Events – Island Artist Showcase – Sunday, January 1st, 2017 – Friday, February 3rd, 2017

For some people, art is a form of therapy. Creating work out of one’s imagination can definitely relax the mind and calm the senses. For others, however, it’s more than just a hobby, it’s a lifelong career. In the Island Artist Showcase, you’re going to enjoy looking at the various pieces of art whether you’re a true-blooded artist or simply an art enthusiast. The exhibit showcases the work of mor...

Sooke Events – A Taste of BC – Saturday, February 4th, 2017

A Taste of BC is not your ordinary wine tasting event. Yes, you’ll get a sip of some of the island’s best tasting selections of wine, spirits, beer, ciders and even non-alcoholic beverages. But apart from that, you’ll also get to enjoy good music, and a silent auction. This annual event is sponsored by the Sooke Harbourside Lions. The funds gathered from the auction will be used for the organizati...

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