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Saturday, September 23rd

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm, (weather permitting).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster...

Nanaimo Clippers vs. Wenatchee Wild (Junior A Hockey Game)

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Nanaimo Clippers vs. Wenatchee Wild (Junior A Hockey Game):   Sat, Sept 23. Prospera Centre, 1pm. 

Nature Votive & Candle Decorating

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Each person will decorate 1 glass votive and 1 pillar candle with many different colors of tissue paper, appliques, dried or silk flowers and leaves to choose from (battery or wick tea light included). All supplies are included and all ages are welcome; $20/person or per family making 1 of each....

5TH Annual Latin American Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

5TH Annual Latin American Festival, Saturday, Sep.23, from 5-11PM at Beban Park Auditorium. We will have a live band called "Rumba Calzada", they will play salsa, cumbia, merengue and bachata. There will be food for sale from other countries such as Mexican, Cuban and Bolivian. Come to our festival...

Saratoga Speedway Show Night

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:30pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Saratoga Speedway Show Night:   Gates open 5:30pm. The show starts at 7pm.  Bring your friends and family out for a night of entertainment for the whole family. See the Championship Races featuring; IMCA Modifieds, Bomber Cars, Road Runners, and Mad Max Extreme Racing.

Sunday, September 24th

International World Rivers Day

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The proposal for a  global event to celebrate rivers was based on the success of BC Rivers Day, which Mark Angelo had founded and led in western Canada since 1980.  A World Rivers Day event was seen by agencies of the UN as a good fit for the aims of the Water for Life Decade and the proposal was...

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...

Cedar Farmers' Market

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Markets, Music

Cedar Farmers Market is a Community Market located on the Crow and Gate Field in Cedar, BC, just South of Nanaimo. We have approximately +60 Vendors featuring farm fresh produce, meats, plants, baked Goods and Local Arts & Crafts. A bandstand provides a place for local artists to entertain the...

Annual Kidney Walk

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Major Events

Kidney Walks are the cornerstone of the Kidney Foundation of Canada's fundraising efforts. Awareness for research and vital programs for those affected brings medical professionals and patients together....walking.

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm, (weather permitting).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster...

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