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!

Talks & Workshops Events

Monday, November 20th

Yin Yoga at Bareroots with Shauna - All Levels Drop-in

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 8:00am | Community, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Yin Yoga aims to improve fascial tissue health throughout the body targeting 13 different meridians. The practice of Yin consists of a series of longer held postures where the muscles are fully suppoorted by blocks and bolsters to promote relaxation of the muscle and allow the yin postures to work...

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...

Lifetree Cafe

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

Real stories shared on film and guided conversations; Free refreshments. Nov 6 - Triumph Over Trauma, One woman’s struggle with anorexia Nov 13 - Smile – Even when you think you can’t! Nov 20 - Lonely – Secrets learned in solitary confinement Nov 27 - Religious Freedom – Standing up for what you...

Arbutus Toastmasters

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

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

Tuesday, November 21st

Drop-In Core Strength Yoga at Bare Roots with Teresa

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:00am | Community, Health & Fitness, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops, Teens

This class will set your day off right. Engage your abdominal muscles with core poses that build strength, stability and ease of movement in a safe and mindful way. Suitable for beginners as well as experienced students.

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...

Find Out How ‘Expressing Gratitude’ Empowers You

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 5:30pm | Business, Talks & Workshops

You are Invited to the OWBN November Dinner and Learn Event for Women. Did you know that expressing gratitude can actually turn any negative energy you are feeling into positive energy? There is a universal Law of Gratitude that is a powerful force for shifting your energy to bring you more of what...

Wednesday, November 22nd

Happy Wanderers’ Travel Club

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:00pm | Community, Talks & Workshops

Happy Wanderers’ Travel Club meets 4th Wednesday of the month at the Shelly Road Hall in Parksville.  Travel desk opens at 1:00;  regular meeting begins at 2:00.  Please bring your own coffee mug or tea cup.  Speaker:  Wendy Kingwill, who makes wearable art from shore materials, and wishes to...

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,...