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Tuesday, October 10th

Halloween Film Camp with Red Carpet Premiere (Ages 8-12)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment

Oct 3, 10 and 17, 6-8pm. Filming Oct 21 and 22, 9am-2pm on location at Huard's Haunted House. For ages 8-12yrs. Explore the world of film with Spotlight Academy's Hallowe'en Film Camp. Over 5 days, kids and teens will stoke their imaginations, develop a story and characters for a movie, and shoot...

Vancouver Canucks vs Ottawa Senators

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:00pm | Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports

Vancouver Canucks at home vs Ottawa Senators at 7PM.

Wednesday, October 11th

Tiny Tots Playgroup

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 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. Please note CC Tiny...

Thursday, October 12th

Coal Miners Child Homeschool Program

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

From 10-11:30am for kids Kindergarten through Grade 4 experience what it was like for children in coal mining families 100 years ago. Students will visit the miners' cottage, take a seat in wooden desks complete with ink wells and participate in a lesson with a strict teacher and play with wooden...

Family Storytime

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:30am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Family Storytime is time for songs, rhymes, stories and the occasional craft in this family get together. For kids ages 18mo-5yrs. Every Thursday at 10:30am starting Sep. 21.

Black Diamonds Homechool Program

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

Experience what life was like for Coal Miners in the early 1900's in Nanaimo. Students will explore the Museum's coal mine using lanterns, visit the miner's cottage and learn what it was like to work in a coal mine. This program is intended for grades 5-7, the minimum age to attend is 10 years old.

Vancouver Canucks vs Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Sports

Vancouver Canucks at home vs Winnipeg Jets, 7PM.

Friday, October 13th

Rotary Nanaimo Book Sale

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Book sale to take place from Oct. 13-22 from 10am-4pm.


Friday, October 13, 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 14th

Art Classes for Kids(ages 5-7)

Saturday, October 14, 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.