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Friday, October 6th

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers' Market

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Nanaimo's original farmers' market, celebrating its 20th year. Local produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, food products, local artisan crafts including jewelry, personal care products, clothing, cards, gift items, kids activities, different live musical entertainment each week plus more!...

Babytime

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:30am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Free

Join us for a rhyming good time as we read books and learn songs and rhymes that help your baby develop key early literacy skills and a love of books and stories. Ages 0-18 months, every Friday starting Sept. 22.

Saturday, October 7th

Art Classes for Kids(ages 5-7)

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Education, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Every Saturday, explore a hands on workshop featuring creative activities to inspire and challenge your kids. These art making adventures support young learners to experiment with themes and material, learn new techniques and connect with artists.  Supplies are included.

Gabriola Farmers Market

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Music, Seniors, Teens

The Gabriola Farmers Market is open every Saturday in August through Oct. 6 from 10am-1pm.  We have over 80 vendors to explore including fresh produce, baked goods, artists of all kinds, craft makers, photography, jewellers, candy makers, pet treats and more.

Saturday Studio: Ages 8-12

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment

Every Saturday from 11am-12:30pm come and explore with our hands on workshop featuring creative activities to inspire and challenge your kids. These art making adventures support young learners to experiment with themes and material, learn new techniques and connect with artists. Supplies are...

Drop In Tabletop Gaming

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Teens

Come down to the Harbourfront Location for drop-in tabletop games from 1-4pm on Saturdays.  All ages are welcome to get out play, have some family fun time.

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 7:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Hockey, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Vancouver Canucks at home vs Edmonton Oilers at 7PM.

Sunday, October 8th

Angela Hewitt Solo Piano Concert

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 3:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors

Angela Hewitt will perform at the Port Theatre on her only West Coast concert in celebration of Canada's 150Th birthday Since 1999, the Nanaimo Conservatory of Music has been presenting internationally acclaimed Canadian pianists as part of its mandate to further an appreciation of both classical...

Monday, October 9th

Thanksgiving Day-No School

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday to give thanks for the blessings in one's life, particularly the harvest. It is a day off work and school for most Canadians.

Tuesday, October 10th

Lego Club

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 3:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Lego Club: We provide the lego and you provide the imagination. This is a free drop in event best suited for children ages 6-12 but anyone old enough to resist eating lego is welcome. Every Tuesday from 3-4PM, starting Sept. 19.

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