Community Events

Sunday, November 26th

About Us - 16

Sunday, November 26, 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!

Re-Framing Aging Digital Festival

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Free, Seniors

FREE EVENT: You are Invited! ‘Re-framing Aging” Digital Media Contest Screening and Awards. Please join us to view innovative film submissions which aim to change perceptions of entering the third stage of life! The goal of this competition is to inspire Nanaimo to become a more age-friendly,...

Hot/Cold Aromatherapy Pack or Bear

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Make 1 hot/cold aromatherapy pack or bear; many fabrics to choose from and scent with local organic dried lavender, mint or essential oils. This would make a great gift for someone special :) Please message or email us at to register; class size is 8 participants Cash...

Vox ensemble Concert

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 2:00pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music

VOX ensemble presents Wait for the Blessed Hope - an eclectic program of choral music in the English Cathedral tradition. Join us for a musical journey from the Renaissance to the present day, in anticipation of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany. Proceeds to a children's charity. Tickets can be...

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra; Baroque Bouquet

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 2:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music

The NCO plays an all-Baroque program featuring guest organist, Jenny Vincent, to play Concerto for Organ, Op. 4, No.2 by Händel and also to team up with Music Director, Karl Rainer, to play Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Minor for Organ and Violin. As well, the Orchestra will play a strikingly varied...

Island Soul Choir: Make Us Free

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 3:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

A new song by Brian Tate, Make Us Free, is the inspiration for Island Soul Choir’s upcoming performance. With all the strife and heartache in today’s world, we need songs like this one that urge us to “shake off the chains that bind us, break down the walls that divide us, bring out the love inside...

Cosmic Bowling

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 4:00pm | 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

Monday, November 27th

Money Mondays

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Thomas DeSchutter is an author and co-founder and money mentor at Bloom Strategies, an organization on a mission to empower individuals to take control of their finances. This third of three workshops covers "Planning Your Legacy". All are welcome.

Tuesday, November 28th

Tuesday Work Parties

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Environment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Drop into one of our Work Parties, where volunteers gather to garden all year round. There is always something to do: mulching, digging, composting, harvesting, watering etc. There is something for everyone regardless of your ability and experience. Lend a hand or simply learn and discover, we...

NOV 28 - Dynamic Bergmann Piano Duo

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:30am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

A Port Theatre Spotlight Series Presentation The dynamic Bergmann Piano Duo return with their energetic and uniquely eclectic programs. They open the series with a programme of duet transcriptions of favourite operatic repertoire. Throughout the series, the virtuosic duo will also collaborate with...