Must See Events

Nov. 24-26 - Winter Wonderland & Art Show at Painters Lodge

TOTALLY FREE TO ATTEND! Experience the magic!

Nov. 24-26 - Winter Wonderland & Art Show at Painters Lodge

TOTALLY FREE TO ATTEND! Experience the magic!

Education Events

Sunday, November 19th

Time Attack

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 2:00pm | Community, Education, Sports, Teens

Bring your vehicle and see how fast you can complete the challenging time attack course! Designed to improve your driving performance, speed, and agility. Performance is measured by a timing device latched onto your car. There are hundreds of cones on the 3/8 mile oval track you'll need to dart...

Monday, November 20th

Yoga at Bare Roots with Shauna - Gentle Hatha Flow

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Gentle Hatha is a mindful and meditative approach to opening the body with softness. Shauna teaches an overall balanced yoga class with postures that move the spine in all directions and incorporating balance postures, floor work and mindfulness practice- pranayama/yoga nidra etc. Emphasis on...

Single & Parenting

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:30pm | Education, Talks & Workshops

Help & Hope for Single Parents If you’re a single parent, you’re probably tired, overwhelmed and feeling a bit underappreciated. That’s why we created Single & Parenting groups—to share tips and parenting wisdom that will help you find rest, hope and encouragement. Monday evenings 6:30 to...

Arbutus Toastmasters

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:00pm | Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Arbutus Toastmasters: 7:00pm. Every Monday. Everyone Welcome.

Tuesday, November 21st

Yoga at Bare Roots with Teresa - Level 1 Drop-In

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Introduces the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses. Also introduced at this level is the basis of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are...

Umi Wado Kai Karate Club Family Class

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 5:30pm | Education, Sports

Every Tuesday, during the school year. Umi Wado Kai Karate teaches the art of self-defence, while instilling a strong sense of self-discipline, self-confidence, respect and humility. Classes are geared for ages 7 and up and emphasize skill development in a fun and interactive way. Positive...

Wednesday, November 22nd

Service Dog Foundations Classes

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 1:30pm | Business, Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors

Start your service dog candidate out right! Learn how to teach your dog how to pay attention without being told, keep a loose leash in and out of doorways and getting in and out of your car. Begin training her to relax when asked to in the presence of other dogs. These are the basic behaviors...

Thursday, November 23rd

Service Dog Training in Nanaimo Free Info Session

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 1:30pm | Business, Children, Community, Education, Free, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

A Service Dog Can Improve Your Daily Life! Find out how you can train your current dog to help you. Did you know that dogs (even small dogs) can help you regain your independence? They can be trained to do behaviors that help you with your disabilities like alert you to someone calling your name,...

Men's Personal Growth

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 7:00pm | Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence. Outcomes include: discovering windows to self-exploration, a better connection with yourself and others, a better understanding of identity, the ability to find greater freedom within your life, and increased...

Friday, November 24th

Elegant Threads

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Free, Shopping & Fashion

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners will be holding their annual sale, packed with unique, quality handcrafted clothing, household articles and hand spun yarns. There will be a silent auction of members hand work, plus demonstrations of weaving and spinning. All members of the public are welcome.