Must See Events

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

APR.14-NIWRA's Annual Eagle Release

An Awe-Inpsiring Event

Seniors Events

Friday, March 23rd

New Movie Releases

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

New Movie Releases For March 23: Big Lebowski (Classic Flim Series), Isle of Dogs, Midnight Sun, Pacific Rim: Uprising and at IMAX, Paul: Apostle of Christ, Sherlock Gnomes, Unsane.

Festival Nanaimo 2018

Friday, March 23, 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,...

Lighthouse Floor Curling

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm | Community, Health & Fitness, Seniors

Floor Curling every Monday and Friday from 1-3pm, equipment included. For Fees and information phone: 250-752-0216. Come and check out this fun-filled and social activity!

Oatcakes and Heartaches: Tales from Scotland

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors

Tales for the Telling, Storytelling for Adults, is thrilled to present, direct from the National Arts Centre, Fourth Stage, in Ottawa, Mary Wiggin and Kathie Kompass, with their latest creation, Oatcakes and Heartaches: Tales from Scotland. This sensational production will warm your hearts....

Saturday, March 24th

Basic Bird ID and Bird Watching for Adults

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 8:30am | Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

(16yrs+) Limited enrollment• 4-hour, enjoyable, practical bird ID workshop• Suitable for beginning- and intermediate-level participants• Study both mounted and live resident birds• Presentation of bird-watching pointers, feeding tips, and reference materials• Featuring bird ID skills which will be...

"Show of Champions" on sale now

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Seniors

Tidesmen Chorus will host a weekend-long event, featuring some of the very finest a cappella singing groups from south-western BC and northern Washington state. This festival will see both male and mixed singing groups competing for places in “Show of Champions”, April 28. Tickets available from...

Denman Island Farmers' Market

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-1pm. 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 door...

Wetland Birding Tour - Brant Wildlife Festival

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Tour a wetland wonderland with Parksville wetlands initiative founder and expert birding guide Christopher Stephens. This hidden gem with 87 recorded bird species and many noteworthy critters is a key habitat for unique marsh birds & amphibians, supporting an abundance and diversity of species...

VIU Elder College Saturday Speaker Series

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am | Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

VIU ElderCollege 2017 'Saturday Speakers' Series, this talk will explore de-constructing colonization in each of our lives - making space for indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians to dream a way forward which respects and reflects the diversity, strength and hope embodied within...

Islands Short Fiction Contest

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

We are inviting Vancouver Island and Gulf Island writers to submit their short stories of up to 2000 words. The entry fee is waived for Junior and Youth categories. You are allowed to enter as often as you like. Sponsored by the V.I.U. Department of Creative Writing and Journalism, the Vancouver ...