Must See Events

Community Events

Friday, October 20th

Live Entertainment at "The Nanaimo Bar"

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live Entertainment series at "The Nanaimo Bar", starts at 9:30pm, $5 cover to get in. Oct.4 - The Castagne's, Oct.5 - David Bitonti, Oct.6 - Kurt Gentle, Oct.7 - Under The Mountain & La Chinga Oct.12 - Knacker's Yard, Oct.13 - Awkward AC (punk), Oct.14 - On The Fringe, Oct.19 - DJ Mic Control...

Saturday, October 21st

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

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00am | 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...

Spooktacular Puppet Show

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free

Spooktacular puppet show from 10:30-11:30am

Saturday Studio: Ages 8-12

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment

Every Saturday from 11am-12:30pm come and explore with our 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...

Spanish Conversation Group

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:30am | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops

Spanish conversation group Saturdays from 11:30am-1pm.

Beach Mixed Media Art

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Paint and decorate your own unique beach themed painted collage art on a 9" x 12" or 11"×14" Canvas board with hanging hardware. First you will apply some plaster designs then choose from a variety of paint colors, sand, shells, starfish, gems, foliage cut outs and many more...

Drop In Tabletop Gaming

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Teens

Come down to the Harbourfront Location for drop-in tabletop games from 1-4pm on Saturdays.  All ages are welcome to get out play, have some family fun time.

Meat Draw

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors

Meat Draw every Saturday at The Legion, Branch #10. From 2-4pm.

Making A Statement with Naomi Wakan

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Making a statement: writing artists' statements with Naomi Watkan. Artists often need to produce a statement about their work for a show, for their website, or when applying for a grant. Explore how you can go beyond the obscurity of "artspeak" to the present an open honest statement of your ...

Hallowe'en Train

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 3:30pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Teens

Beware of the Halloween Train! Ride the Green Hornet through ghostly scenes and past scary Halloween characters at the museum. Children will enjoy trick or treating and making Halloween crafts, and there are haunted houses for those who dare! Rain or shine, from 3:30-9PM.