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FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Community Through Song!

Parksville Uncorked: 10th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival

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FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Community Through Song!

Community Events

Saturday, February 24th

Celebrating Black History Month

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 6:30pm | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

This February celebration will be commemorating 160 years of Black Settlers arriving on Vancouver Island opening up new territory, homesteading farms and establishing businesses. This year N.A.H.S. is presenting a 3-day weekend of events with a Friday night reception, Saturday gala dinner, and...

Nanaimo Clippers Playoff Season Begins

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Hockey, Sports

The Nanaimo Clippers regular season play has come to an end but the playoffs are soon beginning. Please see the Clippers website for details or follow the What's On Digest Facebook for updates on playoff games.

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Music

Nanaimo Sings! Choral Festival Society presents Festival 2018, a three-day choral extravaganza with 2 days of Festival Mini-Concerts at St. Paul’s Anglican Church and a Gala Concert finale at the Port Theatre on February 25. For Mini-concerts Schedule, go to Nanaimo Sings! website    

An Evening with Sheri-D Wilson

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music

Internationally acclaimed spoken word artist, Sheri-D Wilson, is the author of eleven books, creator of four short films, and three albums which combine poetry and music. Her performances are electric and have established her as a favorite for audiences at festivals around the world including...

Stepping Out

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 8:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music

Former professional chorus girl, Mavis, runs a tap dance class in the local church hall attended by seven women and one brave solitary male! This mixed bag of characters brings their stories to the weekly classes, where friendships develop and tensions arise. As we follow them to the season finale...

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 8:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Music

Nanaimo Sings! Choral Festival Society presents Festival 2018, a three-day choral extravaganza with 2 days of Festival Mini-Concerts at St. Paul’s Anglican Church and a Gala Concert finale at the Port Theatre on February 25. For Mini-concerts Schedule, go to Nanaimo Sings! website    

Live Entertainment at "The Nanaimo Bar"

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live Entertainment series at "The Nanaimo Bar". All shows are $5 cover unless otherwise stated. Feb.24 with A Farkin' Jazz Conspiracy is $10 Mar.1 with Rachel Lark is $10 Thank you.                

Sunday, February 25th

FEB.23,24,25-Maple Sugar Festival 2018

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Music

Celebrate the zest of French Canadian culture! A major event tapping into culture, friends & fun! With the famous plaid dinner, energetic live performers & music, Festival Market, Kids' Corner, Lumberjack and more. Fri Plaid Dinner! Adult/$25, Children 4 -12yrs $15, Children 0-3yrs FREE! ...

Pink Shirt Day poster Contest (Age 12 & under)

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment

Calling all Anti-Bullying artists under the age of 12. Come to the library and design a poster showing us what peace and friendship look like to you. Show off your work and enter to win a prize. Display your poster and vote for your favourite at The Nanaimo Harbourfront Library before Wednesday,...

What Does it Mean to Live on an Island? (Workshop Series)

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Talks & Workshops

What Does it Mean to Live on an Island?|Workshop Series This artist-led workshop series is designed to encourage non-artists and artists alike to discover new ways of making. Day 1: Create without Borders with Yvonne Vander Kooi Day 2: Transforming Images with Bracken Hanuse Corlett Day 3: Salish...

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