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Saturday, September 23rd

Mid Isle Soccer Club Season

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

Mid-Isle Soccer Club Season Starts Back Up SIGN UP NOW! 1ST CLUB DEVELOPMENT SESSION:  Mon Sept 11.  Forrest Field, 1337 4th Ave, Ladysmith.  All Players U6 - U11 from 5:30-6:30pm.  All Players U12 - U18 from 6:45-8pm. 1ST TEAM PRACTICES:  Tues/Wed/Thur Sept 12-14.  Your coach will contact you!...

Gabriola Farmers Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Music, Seniors, Teens

The Gabriola Farmers Market is open every Saturday in August through Oct. 6 from 10am-1pm.  We have over 80 vendors to explore including fresh produce, baked goods, artists of all kinds, craft makers, photography, jewellers, candy makers, pet treats and more.

Sunday, September 24th

National Forest WeeK

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

How to Participate in National Forest Week - arrange a tree planting - take a walk in the woods nearby and get to know your forest - care forn newly planted or neglected tree, and study its species - identify all the thinfs at home or school that are made of wood - tour a forest sector industry or...

Monday, September 25th

Managing Your Retirement Income

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:30pm | Education, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

You’ve been retired for a few years but you have questions. Are you being as tax-efficient with your retirement income as you can be or are you curious about what a “RRIF meltdown” is? Join us for a discussion about these important areas. Presented by Nahanni Ackroyd, Financial Security Advisor...

Retirement is Coming: Are You Ready?

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Are you within ten years of retirement? Have you planned for it, or are you lying awake at night wondering if you can afford to? If you have a group benefits plan, do you understand the options available to you at retirement through the plan and through other providers? How much you actually need...

How Money Works

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 7:00pm | 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 firsts of three workshops covers "How Money Works". All are welcome; add a spiritual consciousness to your...

Wednesday, September 27th

Hospice 101: A Community Presentation

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Become informed about Hospice and Palliative Care and about how Nanaimo Community Hospice serves our community.What do we mean by hospice\palliative care?When and how can hospice\palliative care support you and your family?Come and learn about Nanaimo Community Hospice’s many programs and services...

Thursday, September 28th

Family Storytime

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:30am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Family Storytime is time for songs, rhymes, stories and the occasional craft in this family get together. For kids ages 18mo-5yrs. Every Thursday at 10:30am starting Sep. 21.

Friday, September 29th

A Jazz Birthday Party: One Hundred Years on Record

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Free, Music, Talks & Workshops

Jazz, When a New Orleans group called the Original Dixieland Jass Band (sic) traveled to New York City in 1917 to make the first jazz recordings, one of the songs that they chose was written by a Canadian-born composer named Shelton Brooks. VIU music professor and jazz musician, Greg Bush, will...

Saturday, September 30th

Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Seniors

This show runs from Sep.30-Nov.30. Canadian artist Lawren Harris (1885-1970) is internationally renowned for his iconic paintings of the Northern wilderness. We are excited to share his work with Nanaimo audiences through the exhibition Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary, which opens at the Nanaimo...

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