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Tuesday, October 10th

Lego Club

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 3:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Lego Club: We provide the lego and you provide the imagination. This is a free drop in event best suited for children ages 6-12 but anyone old enough to resist eating lego is welcome. Every Tuesday from 3-4PM, starting Sept. 19.

Vancouver Canucks vs Ottawa Senators

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:00pm | Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports

Vancouver Canucks at home vs Ottawa Senators at 7PM.

Wednesday, October 11th

Island Roots Market

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

The Island Roots Market Co-operative provides a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. They support producers in getting their products to folks who would not normally access them through...

Thursday, October 12th

Coal Miners Child Homeschool Program

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

From 10-11:30am for kids Kindergarten through Grade 4 experience what it was like for children in coal mining families 100 years ago. Students will visit the miners' cottage, take a seat in wooden desks complete with ink wells and participate in a lesson with a strict teacher and play with wooden...

Family Storytime

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:30am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Family Storytime is time for songs, rhymes, stories and the occasional craft in this family get together. For kids ages 18mo-5yrs. Every Thursday at 10:30am starting Sep. 21.

Black Diamonds Homechool Program

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

Experience what life was like for Coal Miners in the early 1900's in Nanaimo. Students will explore the Museum's coal mine using lanterns, visit the miner's cottage and learn what it was like to work in a coal mine. This program is intended for grades 5-7, the minimum age to attend is 10 years old.

Vancouver Canucks vs Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Sports

Vancouver Canucks at home vs Winnipeg Jets, 7PM.

Friday, October 13th

Jin-me Yoon Spectral Tides

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:00am | 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,  ...

Rotary Nanaimo Book Sale

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Book sale to take place from Oct. 13-22 from 10am-4pm.


Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:30am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Free

Join us for a rhyming good time as we read books and learn songs and rhymes that help your baby develop key early literacy skills and a love of books and stories. Ages 0-18 months, every Friday starting Sept. 22.