Parents looking for a fun learning environment for their kids this summer will be happy to know that CHLY 101.7FM, Nanaimo's campus-community radio station is hosting a Summer Radio and Media Camp for kids. Some of the program content the kids create at the camp will even make its way onto the airwaves! Each camp will be supervised by our Summer Radio Camp Coordinator James Kasper, our Summer Station Assistant, our Program Coordinator Arbie Fru, and Summer Station Assistant Kaylie Russell. This camp is ideal for kids ages 10-14, but keen kids ages 9 or 15 can also be registered.
Put on by the Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre, Nanaimo’s National Indigenous People’s Day looks like it should be a great family friendly event this Friday evening. Come and learn more about the Indigenous peoples of this land.
The downtown Night Market returns this evening from 5PM — 9PM! Running every Thursday evening this Summer until August 29th, we recommend that you don’t miss out on this great FREE event in downtown Nanaimo.
Date: May 18th 2019—May 19th 2019.
Time: Saturday 12 PM — 10 PM / Sunday 12 PM — 10 PM.
Location: Sound Heritage Music, 33 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo BC.
The rumours are true, Backyard Fest is happening again! Live music, food, drinks, beer/cider/wine, vendors, wheelchair friendly, kids & dogs welcome. ❤️
Vancouver Island University, through the Office of Co-Curricular Engagement and Learning, will host the 11th annual Vancouver Island Leadership Conference (VILC). The VILC is a student led, non-profit conference that aims to connect students with a passion for leadership and engage the local community business networks.
The Vault is honoured to present the first ever Nanaimo appearance in their 20-year history of Vancouver’s quietly legendary Flophouse Jr.
Nasti Weather is the fallen gospel gutter folk creation of East Vancouver's Anastasia Schlechtleitner. They put on powerful, genuinely heartfelt live shows that manage to bridge the gap between a lively and deeply introspective performance. Nasti Weather is in the eye of the beholder but is consistently marked by uniquely haunting garage jazz vocal stylings and profound yet cheeky lyricism…
Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre continues its 15th Anniversary season with "Between the Sheets" by Jordi Mand, an explosive drama about two women and a single night that changes their lives. Set in a grade three classroom on parent-teacher night, "Between the Sheets" begins as a seemingly-innocent meeting between Marion, the mother of a special needs child, and “Miss Stewart,” her child’s teacher. Before it’s through, however, it will have turned into a passionate confrontation in which the needs of the two women are also powerfully laid bare, as they battle for the child, themselves, and what they believe to be true.