Guest Speaker: Shaw Centre - Interactive family presentation

Wednesday March 22, 2017 : 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Remote Passages Marine Excursions, 51 Wharf St, Tofino

Join us for a fun family interactive presentation. Pod Squad with the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

In this 45 minute workshop you'll learn—through hands-on activities and demonstrations—all about Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale biology and conservation. Fun for the whole family.

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All About Whales
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Interpretive Talks
Kids/Family Fun
Maritime & Coastal Cultures

T’ashii Paddle School Dugout Canoe tour to ECHACHIS WHALEHUNTING VILLAGE SITE

Wednesday March 22, 2017 : 12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Jamie’s Whaling Station, 606 Campbell St., Tofino


            A one of a kind First Nations Cultural experience. Join Tsimka Martin and paddle a real traditional dugout canoe to Echachis Island. Echachis is a whale hunting village site of the Tla-o-qui-aht people located on the outer coast. Tsimka will lead a hike across the island and share about the way of life of the Tla-o-qui-aht first people; their relationship with the ocean including the whale hunt. Partnered event: 25% of proceeds go to support the Whale festival.

5 hours, $115/person +gst. Includes guided canoe tour, hike on Echachis. Max 6 guests.   Ph 250 266 3787. Location 606 Campbell St.
Restrictions: Ages 12 and up. Call for more detail. Book online: TOFINOPADDLE.COM, Contact:| ph. 250 266 3787

What to bring: lunch, drinking water, camera and dress for the weather.


Arts & Culture
First Nations Cultural Features
Maritime & Coastal Cultures

Maritime KIDS’ DAY, featuring: The Kerplunks

Wednesday March 22, 2017 : 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tin Wis Resort, Wickaninnish Conference Centre, 1119 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino

Thank you to Remote Passages Marine Excursions & Tin Wis Resort for sponsoring this event.

Join us for an all-out afternoon of fun, art, science, and music. Activities for all ages! Featuring The Kerplunks, and a special presentation of build A Whale. There are also games, arts & crafts, face painting and so much to do we have to host this event in each town!  Parks Canada, The Rainforest Education Society, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ocean Networks and the Four Frames photo booth are some of the participants.
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The Kerplunks!  2:45 pm - performing during Maritime Kid’s Day (Ucluelet & Tofino).

            The Kerplunks are multi-award winning children’s entertainers bringing high-energy, colourful performances to the stage- with outfits that match! The Kerplunks play catchy tunes guaranteed to get kids engaged, singing along and joining in on the actions. 

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Kids/Family Fun
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Performers/Live Music/Entertainment

Film Presentation – “To the Ends of the Earth”

Wednesday March 22, 2017 : 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clayoquot Sound Community Theater, 380 Campbell St, Tofino   


Tofino    Tkts $10/door

            Friends of Clayoquot Sound and Surfrider Pacific Rim present “To the Ends of the Earth”, a documentary film that follows concerned global citizens living at the frontiers of extreme oil and gas extraction, bearing witness to a global crossroads: a future beyond the resource pyramid, a post-growth economy. A question and answer will follow the screening with the film’s director, David Lavallée.


Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Ticket Requiring Admission

ARTSPLASH! – Artist in Action: Doug Blackwell

Wednesday March 22, 2017 : 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Black Rock Ocean Front Resort, 596 Marine Dr., Ucluelet

Doug Blackwell has developed the Sockeyeking imagery through his constant connection to fish. He has been a fisherman throughout his whole life and this passion has culminated in his expression of fish forms in lots of different media. Today he is producing vibrant Salmon images on canvas and aluminum panels using the ancient for of fish rubbings called Gyotaku

Arts & Culture

Art Migration - Tofino Painters in Mexico

Wednesday March 22, 2017 : 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Main Street Gallery - Tofino Sea Kayaking 320 Main St., Tofino

Join local Tofino artists as they exhibit pieces created and inspired in Mexico.

Art Migration continues at the Gallery from March 13 - April 12, 2017. Daily 9am-5pm.

Arts & Culture