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This staged reading in the Port Theatre lobby is directed by TheatreOne’s Artistic Director David Mann. He comments, “We are thrilled to embark on a new play development project with playwright Jennifer Wynne Webber, who made such a positive impression on TheatreOne’s audience with her hit play With Glowing Hearts: How Ordinary Women Worked Together to Change the World (And Did).
The workshop and public reading of Jennifer’s new play Wild Geese will be the first step in a continuing process of development with the intended goal of mounting a production of the play in TheatreOne’s MainStage Series in the not-too-distant future. The public reading is a great chance to be in on the first stage of this exciting process.”

It’s WET. It’s WILD. Fun for the entire family! Save on Foods presents the 17th Annual Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival.
Dragon boat racing is one of the most amazing sports you will ever get to witness so take the time to come down and cheer on up to 72 teams from the Island, Western Canada and the western U.S. "It's the top draw, it's the number one," said Dan Brady, president of the Nanaimo Hospitality Association.
Then stay for the Shriners pancake breakfast, food trucks, Stones and Carnation ceremonies, Longwood Brewery beer gardens, and more.

Showcasing an array of music and dance styles, the InFrinGinG Dance Festival brings together performers from across the world.
The goal of this event is to allow artists to share a piece of their culture, whether authentically traditional or infused by their contemporary identities. For festival-goers, this is an opportunity to explore and learn about different people in a fun and interactive way.
New for 2019, Crimson Coast Dance extends its annual InFrinGinG Dance Festival to a 9-day extravaganza. A cornucopia of cultural offerings, welcoming 2 headliner acts, a weekend of free outdoor entertainment, plus dance films/classes, workshops, community roundtables and more.

The city’s original farmers’ market is moving to Saturday’s. This year represents the 22nd year of opportunity for our community to buy and support local at the Pioneer Waterfront Plaza. Come and meet the people who grow your food and make the products you enjoy.
We now have over 50 full-time vendors including a variety of farmers, homemade bakers, small food processors, artisan crafters, and much more. Vendors must make it, bake it or grow it to be selling at the market.
See you at the market!



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