Family Friendly Events

Sunday, November 26th

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...

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...

Canucks vs Islanders

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 4:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Hockey, Sports

Canucks away against Islanders at 4pm on SNP and MSG+.

2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Presented by National Geographic and The North Face   Breathtaking outdoor adventure films from around the world. The films range from short and funny to adventure-packed. The films are always unique and often inspiring.   THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!!

Wednesday, November 29th

Indoors Island Roots Markets.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 3:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Our regular "Island Roots Market" is moving indoors for our Fall/Winter season. We provide a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. 3-6pm.

2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Presented by National Geographic and The North Face   Breathtaking outdoor adventure films from around the world. The films range from short and funny to adventure-packed. The films are always unique and often inspiring.   THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!!

Nanaimo Clippers vs Cowichan Valley Capitals

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Hockey, Sports

Nanaimo Clippers at home against Cowichan Valley Capitals at 7PM.

Thursday, November 30th

SEP. 30-NOV.30 - Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary

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

The show is 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, at the Nanaimo Museum this...

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Help Nanaimo make this the greatest Toy Drive we have had to date. Starting Nov. 16-Dec 16 you are encouraged to donate an unwrapped toy(s), gifts, books and stuffed animals for children 0-16. Gifts for our teenagers are always in need. Items can be left at the different drop off sites around town...

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