Must See Events

Pumpkins on the Drive

October 28 to October 31 - 6:00pm

10th Annual Fall Harvest Fest

Sunday, October 15 • 11am-3pm

Environment Events

Friday, September 22nd

Nanaimo River Watershed & Water Treatment Plant Bus Tour

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:00am | Community, Education, Environment, Seniors

Come see the amazing journey our drinking water takes from the mountains to our homes! Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of the upper Nanaimo River Drinking Watershed, followed by a tour of Nanaimo's innovative new Water Treatment Plant. Experts will be on hand to discuss forestry, water quality...

Saturday, September 23rd

Denman Island Farmers' Markets

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-12:30pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next...

The Intertidal Zone Tour

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:30pm | Children, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Teens

The Intertidal Zone Tour Take a walk with a certified Park Naturalist and explore the intertidal zone of Vancouver Island's east shores. From barnacles to the "love cycle" of the sea cucumber, you don't want to miss this interesting session in the tide pools at Moorecroft...

Sunday, September 24th

International World Rivers Day

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The proposal for a  global event to celebrate rivers was based on the success of BC Rivers Day, which Mark Angelo had founded and led in western Canada since 1980.  A World Rivers Day event was seen by agencies of the UN as a good fit for the aims of the Water for Life Decade and the proposal was...

2017 Nanaimo Rivers Day

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 11:00am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Nanaimo Rivers Day is a celebration of the world's waterways highlighting the many values of our rivers & waterways and encourage the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. Activities include Rivers Day tours of the watershed, community group information and interactive booths,...

Saturday, September 30th

Denman Island Farmers' Markets

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-12:30pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next...

Monday, October 2nd

Parksville Museum's Garden Volunteer Days!

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 2:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops

Register today for your spot with Parksville Museum's Garden Volunteer Days! Learn from a professional horticulture teacher, Connie Kuramoto who also teaches many classes & a Master Organics Course with the Urban Farm School. Class by donation Coffee, tea, hot chocolate provided Be...

Wednesday, October 4th

Geology Tour

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 9:00am | Education, Environment

Join Dr. Steven Earle for an interpretive geology tour on the beaches of Nanoose Bay. Learn simple identification techniques and a bit about the island's geological history. Transportation will be provided from your choice of either Oceanside Place Arena at 9am or Nanoose Place at 9:30am, tour...

Saturday, October 7th

Denman Island Farmers' Markets

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-12:30pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next...

Saturday, October 14th

Denman Island Farmers' Markets

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-12:30pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next...

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