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Tofino event and entertainment calendar for August 2009

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the letter 'W'We would like to thank those in our community who produce and organise all the events that enhance our lives and the time spent here by our visitors.

Make sure you visit our Tofino Lantern festival calendar and for events during the Pacific Rim Summer Festival, the calendar for the Tofino Summer Festival, the program information for Tofino Art in the Gardens Festival, and the Tofino Concert listings for the current month.


august mondaysCommunity Computer Lab

Wickaninnish Community School
Monday - Thursday • 6-9 pm
$4/hour


august mondaysAfter School Club

Wickaninnish School
Mon & Wed 2:30-5:30pm
Grades 2-4 $40/month

Open to all students in grades 2, 3 and 4. Students will participate in a wide range of activities including sports, games, cooking, crafts and more. Register in advance!


august mondaysTofino Thai Boxing

Tofino Community Hall
Mondays 6-7:30pm
Wednesdays 6-7:30pm
Fridays 7:30-8:30pm
$60/10 classes, $10.50 drop in
12 years + (guys and gals)

The ultimate cardio and strength work out! Trim down and tone up with this total body blitz. Join us for our kickboxing and self defense class that will push your personal bests and unleash your body’s power! We’ll bring the pads and gloves, you bring the weeties and don’t forget your towel and water bottle. warning: This is seriously addictive! Instructors: Adam Houlahan 250.726 5256


august wednesdaysaugust mondaysTofino Stick fighting Club

School Music Room
Mon & Wed: 6:30-8:30 pm
$50/ month, Adults only

Learn the art of fighting through the filipino art of escrima. This class focuses on the stick and knife to teach body and environmental awareness, confidence, and powerful self-defense skills. also studied are joint locks and manipulations, striking, and yeung chuan. No experience necessary, for more info call Nicholas 250.725.3930


august wednesdaysaugust mondaysJudo

Legion Basement
Mon & Wed: 7-8:30pm
12 years - Adult
$5 drop in $20/month

Beginner to advanced Judo practice. No experience necessary. Please wear loose fitting clothing such as jersey top and bottoms. For more info phone 250.725.3163, or email Don Travers at tofino@remotepassages.com


august wednesdaysaugust mondaysLevel 2 Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Clayoquot Field Station.
Mon & Wed: 6:30-8pm
$12.00 drop in
Mats available

Please call 250.725-8363 for more info.


august fridaysaugust tuesdaysAquafit

MacKenzie Beach Pool
Tue & Fri: 8:00-8:45am
Cost: 6/$35, $6 drop in

Leah Austin instructs this low impact, cardio exercise.


august thursdaysaugust tuesdaysThe Fish & Loaves

Tofino Community Hall
Tue & Thu: 11am-1pm

Open to provide lunch for anyone who needs a good meal. Please contact Jenn for more info at thetis492@gmail.com or call 250.725.3701.


august tuesdaysaugust mondaysGentle Yoga

Clayoquot Field Station.
Mon & Tue 11am - 12:30pm
$12.00 drop in
Mats available

Please call 250.725-8363 for more info.


august wednesdaysTofino Thai Boxing

Tofino Community Hall
Mondays 6-7:30pm
Wednesdays 6-7:30pm
Fridays 7:30-8:30pm
$60/10 classes, $10.50 drop in
12 years + (guys and gals)

Join us for our kickboxing and self defense class that will push your personal bests and unleash your body’s power! With Adam Houlahan and Brittany Lauriston. Call 250.726 5256


august fridaysaugust wednesdaysCapoeira Classes

Tofino Community Hall
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm
Fridays 6:30-9pm
$10/session, $5 for 12 & under

Capoeria is Brazilian Martial Art with African influences of music and dance, that has now evolved into breakdancing. Adults and children of all ages and abilities welcome.


august fridaysaugust wednesdaysSenior Floor Hockey

Wickaninnish School
Wed & Fri 5-6:45pm
11-14 years $30

Play hockey with your friends, build your hockey skills and learn game strategies and plays. Coach: Kevin Young.


august wednesdaysaugust mondaysLevel 2 Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Clayoquot Field Station.
Mon & Wed 6:30-8pm
$12.00 drop in
Mats available

Please call 250.725-8363 for more info.


august thursdaysDrop-in Badminton

Wickaninnish School Gym
Thu 5-7pm
$2 drop-in

Equipment supplied


august thursdaysaugust tuesdaysThe Fish & Loaves

Tofino Community Hall
Tue & Thu 11am-1pm

Open to provide lunch for anyone who needs a good meal. Please contact Jenn for more info at thetis492@gmail.com or call 250.725.3701.


august thursdaysBingo

Tofino Legion Basement
Thursdays 7:30pm

Ladies auxiliary bingo, cash prizes


august thursdaysYin Yoga

Tofino Community Hall
Thursdays 7-8:30pm
$10 drop in

Increase your joint health and flexibility with this quiet practice which targets the connective tissues of the body.


august fridaysMixed Level Vinyasa Flow

Clayoquot Field Station.
Fri 6:30-8pm
$12.00 drop in
Mats available

Call 250.725.8363 for more info.


august fridaysStorytime

Tofino Library
Fridays 11:30am-noon

All preschoolers are invited for readings.


august fridaysJunior Floor Hockey

Wickaninnish School
Friday 4-5pm
8-10 years $20

Learn the basics of hockey with Coach Kevin Young. Emphasis will be placed on basic skills, rules of the game, sportsmanship and fun!


august fridaysaugust tuesdaysAquafit

MacKenzie Beach Pool
Tue & Fri 8:00-8:45am
Cost: 6/$35, $6 drop in

Leah Austin instructs this low impact, cardio exercise.


august fridaysPreschool Playgroup

Tofino Community Hall
Fridays 10:30am-noon
Free

Here is a great opportunity for Parents and Tots to get out and socialise with other parents & tots to burn off some energy. Children must have an adult to accompany them. Volunteers needed, contact April @ 250.725-3229.


august saturdaysRoman Catholic Mass

St. Francis of Assisi
Saturdays 11am

Roman Catholic Mass at 400 Block Main St.


august sundaysTofino Bible Fellowship

Coho Room
at Weigh West
Sundays 10:30am

Non-Denominational at Coho room at Weigh West Marine Resort


august sundaysAnglican Service

Saint Columba Church
Sundays 11am

Anglican/United Service at 110 Second Street


august sundaysaugust fridaysMixed Level Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Clayoquot Field Station.
Fri & Sun 11am-12:30pm
$12.00 drop in
Mats available

725-8363 for more info.


august sundaysLearn Poi with the Tofino Fire

Tofino Community Hall
Sundays 7-9pm

Poi is a dynamic workout, a beautiful dance and a creative element endless in expression. For more information contact Christine Allman 250.266.0955.


august sundaysPotter Wheel

1071 Pacific Rim Highway
Sundays noon-5pm

The studio is open for personal use to anyone with prior clay experience. Instruction not included. $6 / hr plus material fees. Contact Daniela for info and registration 250 725 2297 or dpetosa@yahoo.com


august 3, 2009Movie Night

Clayoquot Theatre
Monday, August 3, 2009: 8pm

Surfwise, Legendary surfer, Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, abandoned a successful medical practice to withdraw from the lifestyle of mainstream America. But unlike other American searchers like Thoreau or Kerouac, Paskowitz took his wife and nine children along for the ride, all eleven of them living in a 24-foot camper on the beach.


august 6, 2009Young Naturalists: Cougars, Bears

Tofino Botanical Gardens
Friday, August 6, 2009: 9:30-11am

Hey Kids! Join the Raincoast Education Society to learn more about large carnivores through games and activities. Collect a sticker for every activity in your Young Naturalist Passport! $5 per child per visit.


august 8 & 15, 2009august 8 & 15, 2009Mudflat Interpretive Walk

Tofino Botanical Gardens
Saturday, August 8 & 15, 2009:
10-11:30am

Explore the amazing ecosystem on the 'quieter side' of the Esowista Peninusla. From shrimp to shorebirds, these mudflats are teeming with life. Free with garden admission.


august 10, 2009Movie Night

Clayoquot Theatre
Monday, August 10, 2009: 8pm

Stone of Destiny, This wonderful film retells the fascinating and true story of dedicated nationalist Ian Hamilton and three other young Glaswegian students. In 1951, they reignited Scottish national pride by outwitting the British authorities with a daring raid on the heart of England to bring the Stone of Scone - a beloved symbol of Scottish pride- back to its country of origin.


august 10-14, 2009august 10-14, 2009Purple Dragon Camp

Ask for Location
August 10 - 14, 2009:

Kids learn breakfalling, self defense techniques, forms and how to gain self confidence to defend ones self through sparring. The discipline and focus taught helps kids excel more in all areas, school and other activities. Pre-registration required, 250.725.3229.


august 10-14, 2009august 10-14, 2009RES Chefs Camp

Ask for Location
August 10-14, 2009
12:30-3:30pm
Ages 7 -12 $50

A culinary extravaganza!! Come cook up a feast straight from our west coast trees and seas! Try your hand at catchin' a fish, making your own crab traps, and learn all about shellfish harvesting. Come up with your own delectable recipes to impress your friends and family back home.


august 14, 2009Young Naturalists: Fores tFoods

Tofino Botanical Gardens
Friday, August 14, 2009: 9:30-11am

Hey Kids! Join the Raincoast Education Society to learn more about forest foods through games and activities. Collect a sticker for every activity in your Young Naturalist Passport! $5 per child per visit.


august 15, 2009Performing Arts

Tofino Community Hall
Saturday, August 15, 2009: 7:30pm

Featuring comic genius Andrew Struthers, Tofino's former "Night Mayor" and author of "Chomolongma (spelling?)" "The Green Shadow" "The Last Voyage of the Loch Ryan" and You Tube mega hit "Spiders on Drugs"


august 17-21, 2009august 17-21, 2009Wild Water Week Camp

Village Green Gazebo
August 17-21, 2009: 9am-3pm
Ages 8 -12 Cost $100

Dive into an awesome week of swimming, surfing, kayaking, and canoeing. Trips to Kennedy Lake, the Echo Pool in Port Alberni and the Wave Pool in Nanaimo will also be included so make sure to bring bathing suits, towels, lunches, extra snacks, sunscreen, and swim goggles (optional). Advance registration is required as space is limited.


august 17-21, 2009august 17-21, 2009Gymnastics Camp

Ask for Location
August 17-21, 2009

Their program has been developed to improve balance and coordination, promote cooperation skills as well as greater self confidence. Harbour City brings all sorts of cool equipment for participants to try. Please register in advance at 725-3229.


august 17, 2009Movie Night

Clayoquot Theatre
Monday, August 17, 2009: 8pm

Africa Unite, In 2005, a huge concert was assembled in Ethiopia with several goals. First, artists from around the world wanted to celebrate Bob Marley's life and music. Also, it was an opportunity to encourage the young generation of Africa to unite for a better collective future.


august 24, 2009Movie Night

Clayoquot Theatre
Monday, August 24, 2009: 8pm

Addicted to Plastic, For better and for worse, no ecosystem or segment of human activity has escaped the shrink-wrapped grasp of plastic. This film is a global journey to investigate what we really know about the material of a thousand uses and why there's so darn much of it.


august 31, 2009Movie Night

Clayoquot Theatre
Monday, August 31, 2009: 8pm

Mr. Lonely, If you're looking for something different, this is it. On one hand, the semi-improvisational narrative has the sad-Pagliacci wanderings of a Hispanic Michael Jackson impersonator who hooks up with a kind-hearted Marilyn Monroe and heads for a community of celebrity impersonators in the Scottish Highlands.


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Tofino event calendar for August 2009. Listings of entertainment and community events in Tofino, Ucluelet and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Go to the Tofino events page for current Tofino event listings.

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