Nanaimo Family History Society May 13, 2024 Meeting

Beban Park Social Centre 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

Dave Obee of Victoria, BC - AN EVEN FRESHER LOOK AT OLD NEWSPAPERS Dave advises it has been five years since he gave a talk in Nanaimo on newspaper research. […]

Make Your Own Spa Day – West Coast Style

Nanoose Bay Cafe 3521 Dolphin Dr, Nanoose

Join us at Deep Bay Marine Station to learn about harvesting, cleaning and drying local seaweeds. This will include a beach walk harvest so please wear appropriate footwear. Then learn […]


Nanaimo Big Band Festival 2024

Port Theatre Nanaimo 125 Front Street, Nanaimo

Day One - Friday, May 17th at The Port Theatre at 7:30 pm A Yesteryear of Big Band Swing Join the Vancouver Island Repertory Jazz Orchestra for a musical journey […]


Beach Vase or Votive

Ricky's Parksville 1480 Huntley Rd, Parksville

Create your own unique beach themed vase; there are 2 styles to choose. We have a large of sea glass, shell pieces, starfish, sand dollar and shells to decorate your […]


Art Lab Sunday: Hard-edge Painting

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Learn different techniques to create hard-edge geometric paintings inspired by Rita Letendre works in our exhibition Sun Over Swamp. Drop-in each week for a fun hands-on art activity with family […]


Wilderness Silhouette Painting

40 Knots Winery 2400 Anderton Road, Comox, BC

Learn to make this fun and easy wilderness silhouette painting on a 9"x 12" canvas board. Your animal choice will be an adhesive stencil you apply to your board before […]


Indigenous Beading Cicle

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Bead alongside our Indigenous Engagement Coordinator in a beading circle for adult Indigenous beadworkers of all skill levels. Bring a project you’ve already started, or start something new! Supplies, coffee, […]


PLASTIC ORCHID FACTORY’s entre chien et loup

Malaspina Theater, VIU campus 900 Fifth St, Nanaimo, BC

PLASTIC ORCHID FACTORY’s entre chien et loup ▫️ At the edge of the body and technology – between comfort and fear ▫️ A solo performance by James Gnam ▫️ Saturday […]

$15 – $25

Looking Back Towards The Future

The Port Theatre 125 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC

Join us for our Spring 2024 concert, as we bid farewell to Karla Mundy, our conductor since 2012, and Michael Creber, our pianist since 2008! To celebrate our time together […]

$3.50 – $39

Sundown: A Gordon Lightfoot Experience Live in Nanaimo

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 256 1630 East Wellington Road, Nanaimo

We've been selling out shows all over the Island this past year and we're excited to make our return to Nanaimo with some new material and the same old love […]


Framed Beach

Wolf Brewing Co. 940 Old Victoria Road,, Nanaimo, BC

***You must bring your own frame up to a maximum size of 11"x14"; glue the glass into the frame so that it will stay in without cardboard backing before you […]


Driftwood Windchime

40 Knots Winery 2400 Anderton Road, Comox, BC

Create your own unique driftwood windchime using copper wire, gemstone beads pieces of driftwood. This beautiful artwork can be displayed inside or outside.