Free Events

Thursday, February 22nd

FREE Information Session - Carpentry Training at VIU

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30pm | Education, Free

Build the foundation for your career in the carpentry industry with Vancouver Island University’s Carpentry Foundation Program. VIU’s eight-month program is for anyone who wants a career that combines physical and mental work and the rewarding feeling that comes with building things. Find out more...

"Live At Longwood" a Free Concert Series

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Every Thursday night a free live concert series featuring great local and touring musicians. Showtime at 8pm. Feb.8 - Laura Kelsey, Dubious Luxury Feb.15 - Jack Mancor, Andrew Wolman Feb.22 - Tora Leigh, Stephanie Humphreys Mar.1 - Peter Kleinholz, Marty Douglas Mar. 8 - Wren Beckley, Young Plantz...

Saturday, February 24th

Harbour City Football Saturdays

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

Come out on Saturdays from 9am-4pm where we will have games ongoing from U7 to U11 at Beban Park Fields and U12-U18 at Merle Logan Field. The season ends the weekend of March 10/2018.

Beban Learning Gardens Weekend Work Party

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:00am | Community, Free, 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 every experience level and all ability levels. Work parties may be canceled in very heavy rains or...

Monday, February 26th

The Muse of Fire-Carol M. Cram

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:30pm | Arts, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

BC author Carol M. Cram (The Towers of Tuscany, A Woman of Note) presents The Muse of Fire, which completes her trilogy about women in the arts. She also welcomes questions about writing & publishing. In The Muse of Fire, a young actress makes her debut at the famed Theatre Royal, Covent...

FREE Information Session - Heavy Equipment Operator Program at VIU

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:30pm | Education, Free

Consider a career operating heavy equipment like backhoes, dozers, excavators, graders and dump trucks. Vancouver Island University’s Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate Program provides the foundation for success in this industry. This program provides intensive, hands-on, real-life training in...

February Health Night: Concussion and Whiplash

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:00pm | Education, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Most people think of either concussions or whiplash but not very often do people think of the two occurring at the same time. Often, however, when a person suffers from one, they are suffering from the other as well. During this Health Night, Dr. Amber Kenmuir will be discussing how the two can...

Open Mic/Jam

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Monday Nights at the Nanaimo Bar are Open Mic/Jam Nights. Starting at 9pm, no cover charge, each night is hosted by someone different.  

Tuesday, February 27th

The Muse of Fire-Carol M. Cram

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:30am | Arts, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

BC author Carol M. Cram (The Towers of Tuscany, A Woman of Note) presents The Muse of Fire, which completes her trilogy about women in the arts. She also welcomes questions about writing & publishing. In The Muse of Fire, a young actress makes her debut at the famed Theatre Royal, Covent...

Portrait Secrets

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Education, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Duncan's highly sought-after professional photographer Kurt Knock reveals many of his portrait photography secrets. Take your own skills to a new level as Kurt discusses equipment used, lighting techniques, choosing locations, posing and preparing the subject. Kurt Knock was born and raised in...

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