Community Events

Monday, February 26th

Open Mic/Jam

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Monday Nights at the Nanaimo Bar are Open Mic/Jam Nights. Starting at 9pm, no cover charge, each night is hosted by someone different.  

Tuesday, February 27th

Upper Island Music Festival

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

The purpose of the Upper Island Musical Festival (UIMF) is to advance, promote and develop the Musical Competition Festival movement and to encourage the study and practice of speech arts, drama, music, and dance. Each year UIMF gives out more than $14,000 in bursaries to deserving participants....

The Canadian Tai Chi Academy

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Health & Fitness

Learn the "seated mini-set" of 17 moves from the 108 Moving Meditation. Every Tuesday there is a seated class from 10-11:30am and another seated class at 1:00-2:30pm. A regular class is held at 7:00 pm These classes are beneficial and open to everyone for general health and relaxation....

Landfall and Departure: Epilogue

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community

Our history of the sea is a record of misunderstanding the cries of whales and the whispers of waves. But, as sea levels rise and fish stocks dwindle, being attuned to what the ocean is telling us is now more important than ever. Landfall and Departure: Epilogue is the final project in a year of...

Parent and Tot Floor Hockey (3-5 yrs)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Sports

Parents, grab a stick and play floor hockey with your toddler. Floor hockey is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to hockey. Basic skills will be taught using fun games and activities. Tuesdays starting Feb.27 through Apr.3 3-3:45pm, please use code #153203 when registering.

Floor Hockey (9-12 years)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Sports

Shoot, pass and score in this active program. Develop coordination, balance, agility, and sportsmanship. You will play games and practice skills through drills. Starting Tuesday, Feb. 27 through Tuesday, March 27 from 5-6pm. use code #153095 when registering.

Curry in a Hurry Cooking Class

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Talks & Workshops

This fun filled informative demo class will teach participants how to make their own curry paste and apply it to 3 different dishes.The class takes place at Lucky's Gourmet Mezzanine Kitchen ,Country Club Mall .The sommelier from Lucky's will pair the 3 courses with appropriate pairings...

Tai Chi Beginners' Class

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Health & Fitness, Seniors

This is a standing class and will begin at the beginning of the 108 moves. Rick also offers seated classes for health recovery on Tuesdays at 10:30 and 1:00 p.m. All ages, shapes, sizes and experience levels are welcome. Offered on a pay what you can basis

Gord Bamford "Neon Smoke Tour"

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music

Gord Bamford continues to work toward delivering the best in country music. With 22 Top-10 singles in Canada, including the #1 smash hit 'When Your Lips Are So Close' from Gord's 6th studio album “Country Junkie” Gord has a deep history of creating the songs that country music fans want to hear. ...

Open Mic Night and Jam

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music

Nanaimo's long running Tuesday Night Open Mic & Jam brings together musicians from near and far. Sit back and enjoy the tunes, meet fellow artists or join the stage... Always extra instruments including house drum kit. You never know who ya might meet or the magic that will be made. The Corner...