Must See Events

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Community Through Song!

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Community Through Song!

FEB.23,24,25-Maple Sugar Festival 2018

Fun For The Whole Family!!

Free Events

Thursday, March 1st

"Live At Longwood" a Free Concert Series

Thursday, March 1, 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, March 3rd

Harbour City Football Saturdays

Saturday, March 3, 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, March 3, 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, March 5th

FREE Information Session - VIU Welding and Heavy Duty Mechanics

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Free

A career as a welder or heavy duty mechanic is within reach with Vancouver Island University’s Welding and Heavy Mechanical Trades programs. Working with metal is a rewarding, challenging career with lots of well-paying job prospects. VIU offers several levels of training, including a 28-week...

FREE: Information Session - VIU Power Engineering Program

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Free

Get your start in a career as a power engineer with the help of Vancouver Island University’s Fourth Class Power Engineering/Process Operator program. Electricity and heat energy management are essential to the way we live now – power engineers are the people who make sure the lights stay on. They...

FREE: Information Session - VIU Hairdressing Program

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Free

Consider a career as a hairstylist. VIU’s Hairstylist Program has an excellent reputation and longstanding history of proven success – graduates of this program report a high level of success in the industry and many local salons are owned and operated by graduates. The 11-month program includes...

Open Mic/Jam

Monday, March 5, 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.  

Wednesday, March 7th

Tiny Tots Playgroup

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Free

Wednesday weekly from 10am to 11am.  Country Club Centre presents a free weekly drop-in playgroup for little ones and their caregivers. Enjoy a play, crafts, stories and songs with ECE certified educators from PacificCare. Activities appropriate for children 5 years and younger.     

Beban Learning Gardens Work Party

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Free, Talks & Workshops

Drop into 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 snow....

Connected Seniors: Board Games

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 2:00pm | Community, Free, Seniors

"Connected Seniors" is a series of programs designed to help seniors make connections within the community. In this program, join a group of seniors to play new and classic board games from the Library's collection!

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