Family Friendly Events

Saturday, March 10th

The Kid's Conference 2018

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:30am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops

The Kid’s Conference has quickly become a must-do event in Nanaimo and surrounding areas for families and it’s back this year. The Kid’s Conference features a tradeshow to showcase support services, interactive learning sessions, Children performances, and speakers. And that’s not all! There will...

Skate Indoors for Charity

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 1:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Major Events, Sports, Teens

Join the fun in Centre Court for a simulated skating experience, in support of Nanaimo Child Development Centre. February 10 to April 1. ADMISSION: $3 p.p. /15-minutes Toonie Tuesdays & Thursdays, $2 p.p./15-minutes 100% of proceeds will be donated to Nanaimo Child Development Centre PUBLIC...

Once

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

When a singing Irishman, with little faith left in love and music, meets a beautiful Czech woman in a Dublin bar, they are drawn together by their shared love of music. From flirtation to friendship to an uncommon romance, the unlikely pair connects in search of long-forgotten dreams – a passionate...

Mosaic Pot and Saucer

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Create your own unique mosaic clay pot and saucer from various pieces of tile and china. You can create whatever color of grout you would like to use and you will be given some grout sealer to apply after a few days to help preserve your work of art. Please message or email us at: lostartsclub@...

Whitecaps vs Dynamo

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 3:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports

Whitecaps away against Dynamo, broadcast on TSN. 3-5pm

organWORX: East meets West

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors

Canada’s east coast meets the west coast in music, fun and ... An exciting evening of music, stories, fun, and tidbits of Newfoundland cuisine! An exciting evening featuring the legendary folk songs of Canada’s most easterly province, sung as only Fergus and Jim can do, you're sure to sing and...

Once

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

When a singing Irishman, with little faith left in love and music, meets a beautiful Czech woman in a Dublin bar, they are drawn together by their shared love of music. From flirtation to friendship to an uncommon romance, the unlikely pair connects in search of long-forgotten dreams – a passionate...

Sunday, March 11th

Upper Island Music Festival

Sunday, March 11, 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....

Silk Road Duo

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music

The Silk Road Duo is Qiu Xia He, virtuoso Pipa player, and Andre Thibault, flamenco guitarist. These two stunning musicians have been touring the world together for years and wowing audiences with their energetic versions of Chinese, French, Spanish and other kinds of music. Both composers and...

Amish Rag Rug

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Choose from a variety of pre-torn fabrics strips to create your own unique rag rug. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome; $25/person or per family making 1 rag rug. You are welcome to bring your own cotton fabric if there are specific colors you are wanting to make your rug from ($5...

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