Family Friendly Events

Thursday, November 30th

Light up a LIfe

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

The Old City Quarter is hosting the annual Light up a Life from Nov. 27-Dec. 21. Our kickoff event is on Nov. 27 where trees will be lit, treats and warm drinks by donation with holiday music to sing along to. Bring a shoebox to decorate and/or goods to put in it. For those of you who bring items...

Ladysmith's 11TH Annual Craft and Artisan Fair

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 3:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

You are invited to this year’s Festival of Lights Craft and Artisan Fair to be held at Aggie Hall, 1110 First Avenue, Ladysmith, on the day of our “Light Up”,  November 30th, 2017 from 3-9pm.

Canucks vs Predators

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Hockey, Sports

Canucks away against Predators at 5pm on SNE, SNO and SNP.

NOV 30-JAN 10 - Festival Of Lights 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Free, Major Events, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

From Nov 30 - Jan 10, Ladysmith will be ignited with the life of thousands of twinkling Christmas lights to get you into the Christmas spirit. This magical event kicks-off downtown Ladysmith Thurs. Nov 30th, 3pm! Santa will arrive 6:30pm with the Parade at 6:45pm followed by the Aggie Hall &...

Friday, December 1st

New Movie Release

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 12:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Movie Release: Polaroid Please check your local cinema for times, ticket prices and not all titles may be available.

Celebrate a Life

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Family Friendly

Volunteers will assist you as you take part in a loving ritual of remembrance. Write the name of your loved one on a memory card, place it on the tree, and let the lights shine in memory and celebration. Trees will be at the following locations: Hospice Thrift Shope: Nov. 15-Dec. 23 (#5-1925 Bowen...

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:30am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors

From now until Dec. 23 you will see different volunteers set up at 26 different locations throughout Nanaimo. They are busy spreading Christmas cheer while taking in donations for those who are in need during this holiday season. We will wrap up on Dec 24th where everyone will be at Costco. From 9:...

Ready Set Santa

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:00am | Children, Family Friendly, Shopping & Fashion

From now until December 24th Santa's Winter Garden is open for your family holiday photo's. You Create the scene! Santa's Winter Garden provides a free festive background where you are the director and photographer for your holiday family photo's. Mon-Fri from 11am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-7:30pm Sat. 11am-...

Jin-me Yoon Spectral Tides

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Nanaimo Art Gallery presents Spectral Tides, a solo exhibition of new work by renowned Korean born Canadian artist Jin-me Yoon. Through video, photography and installation, Spectral Tides features projects set on two islands that are important to the artist's life and work: Vancouver Island,  ...

Friday Night Casks w. Live Music

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Music

Join us every Friday at the White Sails Taproom for Friday Night Casks w/ live, local music. Each week we tap a new cask, infusing our beer with unique and creative flavours to create a one-time-only beer while local artists serenade the taproom with live music! The cask taps at 5:00pm and is...