Must See Events

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Community Through Song!

Parksville Uncorked: 10th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival

Usually a SELL-OUT event. Book in early!

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Community Through Song!

Children Events

Wednesday, March 7th

Tiny Tots Playgroup

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Free

Wednesday weekly from 10am to 11am.  Country Club Centre presents a free weekly drop-in playgroup for little ones and their caregivers. Enjoy a play, crafts, stories and songs with ECE certified educators from PacificCare. Activities appropriate for children 5 years and younger.     

Foundation Skills for Service Dogs

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Train with internationally renowned dog trainer, Donna Hill Teams will learn the basic behaviors needed to teach obedience behaviors and tasks. Your dog will learn how to learn and be confident and able to work in the presence of other dogs. You will learn how to train! Prepayment required before...

Childhood Anxiety Presentation

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 6:00pm | Children, Education, Free, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Presentation and Discussion by Julie-Anne Richards, Registered Clinical Counselor and Psycho-educational Consultant, on Childhood Stress and Anxiety: Empowering Strategies and Effective Support. The Presentation is tailored for parents, caregivers and educators supporting children ages 5-13 (K-...

Clay Mug Fundraiser

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Create your very own clay bunny mug, just in time for Spring! This is a family-friendly event, children age 6+ accompanied by an adult are very welcome! Conveniently located in downtown Nanaimo (free parking is available after 5pm). Participants will have the option of booking a second free session...

Thursday, March 8th

Festival Nanaimo 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

Festival Nanaimo is a new multi-dimensional community festival taking place in Nanaimo throughout the month of March 2018. It showcases all the things that we love about the city where we live, work and play. Come visit in March 2018! Festival Nanaimo 2018 includes great entertainment, concerts,...

Healthy Start Fair (0-6 years)

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm | Children, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness

The Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership present The Healthy Start Fair. Children (up to age 6 years) and their families are invited to this FREE event to enjoy story time, activities, healthy eating snacks, family resources, vision screening, public health nursing, triple p positive parenting,...

Friday, March 9th

New Movie Releases

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

New releases for March 9: The Strangers Prey at Night, The Upside, Wonder (March Movie Break), A Wrinkle in Time, Gringo, The Leisure Seeker, The Adventures of Nelly & Simon: Mission Yeti, Paddington 2 (March Movie Break), The Boss Baby (March Movie Break), Despicable Me 3 (March Movie Break),...

Saturday, March 10th

Harbour City Football Saturdays

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

Come out on Saturdays from 9am-4pm where we will have games ongoing from U7 to U11 at Beban Park Fields and U12-U18 at Merle Logan Field. The season ends the weekend of March 10/2018.

The Kid's Conference 2018

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:30am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops

The Kid’s Conference has quickly become a must-do event in Nanaimo and surrounding areas for families and it’s back this year. The Kid’s Conference features a tradeshow to showcase support services, interactive learning sessions, Children performances, and speakers. And that’s not all! There will...

Saturday Studio-Art Classes for kids

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Art lab offers two studio sessions from 9:30-10:30am for ages 5-7 and 11am-12:30pm for ages 8-12. Participants will connect with artists, experiment with materials, learn new techniques, and have fun with art making. Please call to register, supplies are included with registration fee.