Family Friendly Events

Friday, February 23rd

Upper Island Music Festival

Friday, February 23, 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....

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 5:30pm | 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    

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

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:00pm | 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! ...

Pay It Forward

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:30pm | Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors

Everyone welcome to join in this inspiring evening. Following a potluck dinner, those who wish to participate put $10 into a hat; a name is drawn and that person receives the $ to do something good n the community and report back to the group next month. This is a deeply introspective process...

Nanaimo Clippers vs Surrey Eagles

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Hockey, Sports

Nanaimo Clippers at home against Surrey Eagles, 7pm.

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:30pm | 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    

54:40 A History Unplugged

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music

54•40 Unplugged: Songs & Stories is an intimate and reimagining of 54•40’s greatest hits performed as you’ve never heard them before. Featuring original arrangements of violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin and more this performance gives new context and spirit to classic songs fans all know and love...

Saturday, February 24th

Harbour City Football Saturdays

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

Come out on Saturdays from 9am-4pm where we will have games ongoing from U7 to U11 at Beban Park Fields and U12-U18 at Merle Logan Field. The season ends the weekend of March 10/2018.

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

Saturday, February 24, 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! ...

Nearly New - Mom's Swap and Shop

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Shopping & Fashion

It’s back!  The popular Mom’s Swap & Shop is back on Sat, Feb. 24 from 10am – 2pm. Check out a huge selection of tables throughout the mall of nearly new children’s clothing, accessories, toys, children’s face painting, and more.

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