Seniors Events

Tuesday, December 5th

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Tuesday, December 5, 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...

Commercial Christmas

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors

Our December featured exhibit will be "Commercial Christmas", displaying historical photographs of downtown Nanaimo’s Christmas scenes. 

Tuesday Work Parties

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Environment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, 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 everyone regardless of your ability and experience. Lend a hand or simply learn and discover, we...

Light up a LIfe

Tuesday, December 5, 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...

Tai Chi Beginners' Class

Tuesday, December 5, 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, December 6th

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

Wednesday, December 6, 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:...

Golden Gamers

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 2:00pm | Entertainment, Free, Seniors

Love Scrabble, Cranium, Crib, or Trivial Pursuit? Come join a group of seniors to play new and classic board games. Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month.

Cheese Appetizers for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Paula will have pre-made curd called Fromage Blanc that we will infuse with herbs, spices, and botanicals to create delicious appetizers. Other appetizers will include Boursin and a layered Torta. Whether you are making your own cheeses for holiday entertaining or thinking of some handcrafted gift...

Thursday, December 7th

Jin-me Yoon Spectral Tides

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:00am | 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,  ...

Family Christmas Dinner

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

We will be hosting our Annual Family Christmas Dinner again this year, doors open at 6pm, with dinner starting at 6:30pm. There will be a full Turkey Buffett, Christmas Crackers, Santa and his goodie bag, Carol Singers, Dancers and Decorations. Call to reserve your table as there is a limited...