Must See Events

Seniors Events

Tuesday, November 28th

Tai Chi Beginners' Class

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:00pm | Community, Health & Fitness, Seniors

This is a standing class and will begin at the beginning of the 108 moves. Rick also offers seated classes for health recovery on Tuesdays at 10:30 and 1:00 p.m. All ages, shapes, sizes and experience levels are welcome. Offered on a pay what you can basis

Wednesday, November 29th

Indoors Island Roots Markets.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 3:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Our regular "Island Roots Market" is moving indoors for our Fall/Winter season. We provide a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. 3-6pm.

Thursday, November 30th

SEP. 30-NOV.30 - Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Seniors

The show is from Sep.30-Nov.30. Canadian artist Lawren Harris (1885-1970) is internationally renowned for his iconic paintings of the Northern wilderness. We are excited to share his work with Nanaimo audiences through the exhibition Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary, at the Nanaimo Museum this...

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Help Nanaimo make this the greatest Toy Drive we have had to date. Starting Nov. 16-Dec 16 you are encouraged to donate an unwrapped toy(s), gifts, books and stuffed animals for children 0-16. Gifts for our teenagers are always in need. Items can be left at the different drop off sites around town...

Golden Year Savings Day

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am | Business, Community, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

On the last Thursday monthly seniors 55+ are invited for special savings at select merchants, free coffee or tea & a treat from 10am to 11am & again at 2pm to 3pm with a free live music performance from Howie James & the Howlettes in the Food Court.  Please note, Senior’s Day goes on...

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.

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 &...

Live Music Night with "Gin & Sonics"

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 8:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors

Every Thursday Night, with the exception of the first Thursday of the month we offer "Live Music" for your listening pleasure with "Gin and Sonics".

Friday, December 1st

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:...