Community Events

Saturday, November 25th

Pet Pictures with Santa

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly

Santa Paws is coming to Nanaimo on three different Saturdays to spread good cheer, pose for family and pet photos, and help Spirit's Mission raise funds for our life-saving work for companion animals in Northern BC. For just $10, we'll take a high-quality photo of your pet(s) with Santa...

About Us - 16

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:30am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Free

Abstract Art Show with 16 artists presenting their work. Lots of diversity, colour and fun. Come and take a look. You may find something you love!

Gingerbread Village

Saturday, November 25, 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....

Light up a LIfe

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 12:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

The Old City Quarter is hosting the annual Light up a Life from Nov. 27-Dec. 21. Our kickoff event is on Nov. 27 where trees will be lit, treats and warm drinks by donation with holiday music to sing along to. Bring a shoebox to decorate and/or goods to put in it. For those of you who bring items...

Sing for Pure Joy!

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 1:30pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Raise your voice in glorious song with heart-felt melodies, soulful gospel songs and rousing spirituals, mesmerizing chants, luscious layered songs and rousing rounds. Every voice is welcome. No experience is needed - only the desire to make joyful sounds together! All songs are taught in the...

Sansei: The Storyteller

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music

Sansei: The Storyteller uses dance, theatre, and humour to tell the story of one of Canada’s darkest decisions and how the rampant racism of past generations affected the Japanese community today. Mark Ikeda investigates the social climates and hardships when the Ikeda family was labelled enemy...

Meat Draw

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 2:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors

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

Cosmic Bowling

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 4:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Teens

Laser Lights, Disco Lights, and Black Lights. LOUD heart pounding music.  Our bowling lanes even glow in the dark during our Glow Bowling Events! Fridays: 8-11pm Saturdays: 4:30-11pm Sundays: 4-7pm

Nanaimo PSF Dinner/Dance & Auction

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 5:30pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment

The 15th annual Nanaimo Dinner/Dance & Auction will consist of live and silent auctions as well as several exciting raffles. The auctions will feature fishing adventures, original artwork, giftware, jewelry and other unique items. Tables of eight are also available. Proceeds support community...

Nanaimo Clippers vs Alberni Valley Bulldogs

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 6:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Hockey, Sports

Nanaimo Clippers at home against Alberni Valley Bulldogs at 6PM.

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