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Saturday, September 23rd

5TH Annual Latin American Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

5TH Annual Latin American Festival, Saturday, Sep.23, from 5-11PM at Beban Park Auditorium. We will have a live band called "Rumba Calzada", they will play salsa, cumbia, merengue and bachata. There will be food for sale from other countries such as Mexican, Cuban and Bolivian. Come to our festival...

Saratoga Speedway Show Night

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:30pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Saratoga Speedway Show Night:   Gates open 5:30pm. The show starts at 7pm.  Bring your friends and family out for a night of entertainment for the whole family. See the Championship Races featuring; IMCA Modifieds, Bomber Cars, Road Runners, and Mad Max Extreme Racing.

On The Dock w/Tora Leigh, Salmon Friends, Peter Wahl

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors

On the dock w/Tora Leigh, Salmon Friends, Peter Wahl. Tickets on sale at Dinghy Dock Pub or online at myshowpass.com

Ballet BC: 16+ a room, Solo Echo, Bill

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music, Teens

Internationally-acclaimed contemporary ballet company Ballet BC is known for their bold and innovative style. This spectacular performance features three dance pieces, showcasing the work of celebrated female choreographers who are reshaping contemporary ballet. In 16+ a room, Emily Molnar, Ballet...

Nanaimo Theatre One presents: BC's History in a Song

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors

The Other Guys Theatre company develops theatrical presentations that reflect the history and culture of our community while supporting the livelihoods of local professional and emerging artists. FLOTSAM & JETSAM reunites Ross Desprez and Tobin Stokes as lead creators, collaborating with some...

Live Music at The Cambie on Saturdays

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live Music at The Cambie Saturdays starting at 9PM, $10 cover at the door. Sep. 9 - Alex Ricci Sep. 16 - Utility Provider Band Sep. 23 - Dathek Sep. 30 - Wayne McCougan Also every Tuesday we have Cambieoke and Wednesday's are Open Jam Night.  

"DAGR//AP" at The Nanaimo Bar

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

"DAGR//AP" at The Nanaimo Bar, 9:30PM, $5 cover charge.

Sunday, September 24th

National Forest WeeK

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

How to Participate in National Forest Week - arrange a tree planting - take a walk in the woods nearby and get to know your forest - care forn newly planted or neglected tree, and study its species - identify all the thinfs at home or school that are made of wood - tour a forest sector industry or...

International World Rivers Day

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The proposal for a  global event to celebrate rivers was based on the success of BC Rivers Day, which Mark Angelo had founded and led in western Canada since 1980.  A World Rivers Day event was seen by agencies of the UN as a good fit for the aims of the Water for Life Decade and the proposal was...

Annual Kidney Walk

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Major Events

Kidney Walks are the cornerstone of the Kidney Foundation of Canada's fundraising efforts. Awareness for research and vital programs for those affected brings medical professionals and patients together....walking.

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