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Thursday, December 14th

Family Christmas Dinner

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

We will be hosting our Annual Family Christmas Dinner again this year, doors open at 6pm, with dinner starting at 6:30pm. There will be a full Turkey Buffett, Christmas Crackers, Santa and his goodie bag, Carol Singers, Dancers and Decorations. Call to reserve your table as there is a limited...

Friday, December 15th

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Help Nanaimo make this the greatest Toy Drive we have had to date. Starting Nov. 16-Dec 16 you are encouraged to donate an unwrapped toy(s), gifts, books and stuffed animals for children 0-16. Gifts for our teenagers are always in need. Items can be left at the different drop off sites around town...

NOV 30-JAN 10 - Festival Of Lights 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Free, Major Events, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

From Nov 30 - Jan 10, Ladysmith will be ignited with the life of thousands of twinkling Christmas lights to get you into the Christmas spirit. This magical event kicks-off downtown Ladysmith Thurs. Nov 30th, 3pm! Santa will arrive 6:30pm with the Parade at 6:45pm followed by the Aggie Hall &...

25TH Anniversary of the Singing Christmas Tree

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

Generations Church presents our 25th Annual Singing Christmas Tree! Our giant Christmas Tree is filled with over 50 choir members singing new and old Christmas songs. Along with a drama presentation and light show, our performances are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! This year's...

Hip Hop's Toys for Tots 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Music

The Community Cadence Foundation and Rogue Planet will be hosting the 4th annual Christmas charity event, Hip Hops Toys for Tots from 7:30-10:30pm. The CCF will throw a live performance event including some of the very best up and coming local Hip Hop artists, including Butterfinger Bombsquad,...

NOV 17 - DEC 31 - Cornwalls' All-Inclusive Cancun Christmas

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 8:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors

The Cornwalls' are back for another great holiday season! More classic 80’s tunes, cornball antics, and big hair. Will Tommy find true love this year? Come and join their all-inclusive holiday yuletide cheer. “Pure Christmas family entertainment at its best!“ This fabulous show runs from November...

Saturday, December 16th

Harbour City Football Saturdays

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 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.

Saturday Studio-Art Classes for kids

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Art lab offers two studio sessions from 9:30-10:30 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.

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Help Nanaimo make this the greatest Toy Drive we have had to date. Starting Nov. 16-Dec 16 you are encouraged to donate an unwrapped toy(s), gifts, books and stuffed animals for children 0-16. Gifts for our teenagers are always in need. Items can be left at the different drop off sites around town...

Commercial Christmas

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors

Our December featured exhibit will be "Commercial Christmas", displaying historical photographs of downtown Nanaimo’s Christmas scenes. 

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