Jessica Skelton

Saskatchewan’s folk-pop piano man comes to Parksville

Singer-songwriter also won popularity in the Spanish-speaking world

Qualicum Beach gets lighthearted felines

Fun images are more like illustrations than paintings

Thousands enjoy Canada Day celebrations in Parksville

For more photos from the parade, see our photo page on A25 today and visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

Hours of fun ready for Parksville this Canada Day

Plenty of volunteers still needed to help out with celebrations in Community Park

Nothing illegal about this kind of skimming

It takes Todd and Claire Hartman of Sand Dollar Skims about three hours over a four-day period to make a board

School closures save Qualicum district $1.5 million

With the financial impact clear, next is the release of comments from those affected

Classic Canadian band, The Odds, set to headline on July 1

Canada Day musical entertainment in Parksville Community Park to showcase a wider range of musical genres this year, starting at 12:30 p.m.

Coombs-born guitarist plays at North by Northeast

Jakob Rehlinger, who also own Arachnidiscs Recordings, started experimental group Moonwood on the Island as a solo musical project

Singers celebrate French Canadian heritage

June 24 concert in Community Park to be last of season for Nous Chantons, which will start up again in September

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: The road to fulfilling employment

Former Qualicum Beach man interviews 150 people across the country for his documentary about underemployment

New folk trio tests water with local show

Emma Beaton, Blair McMillan and David Moss to play concert at 384 Mant Road in Qualicum Beach on June 25

The Lion The Bear The Fox return to Parksville

See details below to find out how you could win two tickets to the show, which is on June 13 at the Quality Resort Bayside at 8:30 p.m.

Coombs Community Picnic celebrates 25 years

Plenty of old-fashioned family fun at free community event hosted at French Creek Community School on June 12 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Popular jazz trio returns to MAC

Jennifer Scott to play June 12 at 7 p.m.; last year's show sold out

A new twist on annual FCA show at The Old School House Arts Centre

Exhibit in Qualicum Beach June 8-27; winners to be announced at the opening reception June 10

DJ company diversifies into party games

Drop the Needle Entertainment looks to fill in slow times between Christmas and wedding party seasons in Parksville area

Local singer showcases antique arias

Artist offering low cost tickets for local singing students for concert at St. Stephen’s in Qualicum Beach June 20 at 3 p.m.

Local event organizer turns to comedy

Bobbie's Comedy Night, featuring Matt Billon and Myles Anderson, will be at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre June 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Grads ride in style in Qualicum Beach

Students rode through the streets to celebrate their graduation from Kwalikum Secondary School

A tribute to country greats

Look-a-like Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks and The Judds coming to Parksville Legion June 13 at 7:30 p.m.