Seniors Events

Wednesday, March 7th

2018 Festival of Banners

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Exhibitions, Major Events, Seniors, Teens

2018 Festival of Banners, Feb.3- Apr. 20m with a deadline for submission of April 1, 2018.  Theme: The Splendours of the Salish Sea To submit a banner entry or for more details please contact The Nanaimo Arts Council or visit their website. Festival of Banners brings people together to share their...

Pine Street Garden Work Party

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:00am | Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

The Pine Street Community Garden is springing to life. Many crops have been planted and are starting to show themselves but there is still much to do. Come on down to the garden on any Wednesday between 11am-4pm and meet other volunteers and see what it’s all about.

Foundation Skills for Service Dogs

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Train with internationally renowned dog trainer, Donna Hill Teams will learn the basic behaviors needed to teach obedience behaviors and tasks. Your dog will learn how to learn and be confident and able to work in the presence of other dogs. You will learn how to train! Prepayment required before...

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!

Indoors Island Roots Markets.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 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.

Clay Mug Fundraiser

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Create your very own clay bunny mug, just in time for Spring! This is a family-friendly event, children age 6+ accompanied by an adult are very welcome! Conveniently located in downtown Nanaimo (free parking is available after 5pm). Participants will have the option of booking a second free session...


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

When a singing Irishman, with little faith left in love and music, meets a beautiful Czech woman in a Dublin bar, they are drawn together by their shared love of music. From flirtation to friendship to an uncommon romance, the unlikely pair connects in search of long-forgotten dreams – a passionate...

Thursday, March 8th

International Women's Day

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 12:00am | Business, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

March 8 is International Women's Day - a day to recognize women's achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality in social, economic, cultural, and political campaigns.

Extension BC-Divided in Solidarity

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

The community of Extension grew up around a coal mine started in the late 1890s by infamous BC coal family the Dunsmuirs. Extension was diverse and included residents with Italian, British, Finnish, eastern European, American and Chinese backgrounds. Churches, stores, hotels, a school, cultural...

Festival Nanaimo 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

Festival Nanaimo is a new multi-dimensional community festival taking place in Nanaimo throughout the month of March 2018. It showcases all the things that we love about the city where we live, work and play. Come visit in March 2018! Festival Nanaimo 2018 includes great entertainment, concerts,...