Children Events

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.

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. 

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...

Ready Set Santa

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:00am | Children, Family Friendly, Shopping & Fashion

From now until December 24th Santa's Winter Garden is open for your family holiday photo's. You Create the scene! Santa's Winter Garden provides a free festive background where you are the director and photographer for your holiday family photo's. Mon-Fri from 11am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-7:30pm Sat. 11am-...

Gingerbread Village

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 12:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Major Events

B. Gingerbread Homes is back again with holiday magic, festive cheer and fun family activities! Join us at Gingerbread Village, located in the Vancouver Island Conference Center, to vote on your favorite gingerbread house, decorate cookies, and visit with Santa and other holiday characters. B....

Salt Dough Ornament Day 1: cut & create

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Day 1 will be cutting and creating up to 5 salt dough ornaments, Day 2 will be painting and decorating these ornaments; please be sure to sign up for both classes. There are many shapes and decorating ideas to choose from. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome; $15/person or per family...

Basketball Skills and Drills Clinic (7 to 12 years)

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Sports

This skills and drills clinic is a fun way to learn or continue playing basketball. We will focus on skill development, including ball handling, movement, passing, and shooting. Players will have an opportunity to practice one-on-one and play a mini-game or two. This program is a great option to...

Salt Dough Pet Paw Ornament Day 1: cut & create

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 3:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

We ask that you please only bring pets that are friendly with other pets and people. I will have various shapes pre-cut for everyone to choose from. To reduce chaos and increase cooperation I will schedule each pet family a 15 minute timeslot between 3pm-5pm so please be here promptly at the time...

25TH Anniversary of the Singing Christmas Tree

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm | 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...

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