Education Events

Thursday, November 23rd

Nanaimo Education & Career Fair

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:00am | Business, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops, Teens

"Empowering people at all stages of life to make their dreams into reality through meaningful connections. For 21 years, ECF has been inspiring residents of B.C. communities by connecting them to real study and work opportunities, at home or abroad. We bring together representatives from...

Service Dog Training in Nanaimo Free Info Session

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 1:30pm | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

An Assistance Dog Can Improve Your Daily Life! Find out how you can train your current dog to help you. Did you know that dogs (even small dogs) can help you regain your independence? They can be trained to do behaviors that help you with your disabilities like alert you to someone calling your...

Saturday, November 25th

Quarterway School Craft Fair

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Our 27-year-old playground is scheduled for removal by our school district and our PAC is fundraising for a Nature Inspired Playground. We will have 45 vendors of all sorts of handmade, homemade, and from the heart creations! We will also have A LOT of raffle baskets - including a travel basket...

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...

Sunday, November 26th

Red Cross Babysitter Training

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 9:00am | Children, Education, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The red cross babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. This updated curriculum provides improved learning when it comes to the first aid and giving the appropriate care in the event of an...

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...

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

12 Days of Christmas Escape Room

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:00pm | Community, Education, Entertainment, Free, Seniors, Teens

Join us for another monthly installment of our Escape Room program. Find clues and solve puzzles to save Christmas! Ages 13-100. Register at 250-753-1154x238 or

Wednesday, November 29th

Open Session at Nanaimo Art Gallery

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Join the conversation! Open Session is a monthly reading and discussion seminar for practising artists and community members to explore issues related to contemporary art. Sessions are facilitated by art historian, Marie Leduc, PhD. Each session includes a reading on a pre-selected topic or...