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Thursday, August 17th

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm, (weather permitting).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster...

Mixed Media Art Camp 6-12 years

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment

Come enjoy some artsy afternoons creating with mixed media!  We will explore a wide variety of mediums and materials from tile mosaics to printmaking and acrylic painting on canvas!  Themes will be different daily.  Choose single days or a full week of making friends and creating inspiring projects...

2017 Nanaimo Fringe - Berlin Waltz

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:45pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Music, Seniors

2017 Nanaimo Fringe Festival presents The Berlin Waltz.   A folk-techno musical about the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall, as told by a small town Canadian kid-turned-accidental-pilgrim, in the city at the centre of the 20th century. With sock puppets, slam poetry, and plenty of propaganda, Devon...

2017 Nanaimo Fringe - Terror on the High Sea

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Seniors, Teens

2017 Nanaimo Fringe presents "Terror on the High Seas", from Aug. 12 - 19.  This is a show for anyone who has in-laws. Imagine if you trapped on with your in-laws and there was no escape.  Well, Les is stuck on a cruise ship with his boyfriend and family. Let us say in this 1-hour comedy Les is...

Friday, August 18th

New Movie Releases

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly

The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Logan Lucky, Sundowners. Please check your local cinema  for times, ticket prices and not all titles may be available.

Aug 18-20 - Vancouver Island Exhibition Fair 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Aug 18-20 - 3 Fun-filled packed days, with over 20,000 fair-goers experiencing the biggest and best events that Nanaimo has to offer!! Featuring; The 1st Annual RIBFEST (judging contest on Main Stage Sat. Aug. 19th 12pm), "A Step Back In Time" (Celebrate Canada's 150th with a tour showcasing our...

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm, (weather permitting).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster...

Mixed Media Art Camp 6-12 years

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment

Come enjoy some artsy afternoons creating with mixed media!  We will explore a wide variety of mediums and materials from tile mosaics to printmaking and acrylic painting on canvas!  Themes will be different daily.  Choose single days or a full week of making friends and creating inspiring projects...

2017 Nanaimo Fringe - Beaver Dreams

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Seniors, Teens

2017 Nanaimo Fringe presents "Beaver Dreams" August 11 - 19 at Venue#1, Vancouver Island Conference Centre. Beaver Dreams is a 50 min comedy with puppetry and clowning, it is suitable for your whole family. For Generations Beavers have been sharing the same land, same lake, and same nightmare....

Friday Night is Speedway Night

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Friday Night Is Speedway Night:  Featuring: Heads Up Drag Racing (open to all competitors), Time Attack, Pick-Up Truck Tug of War. Gates open 6PM, Racing Starts at 7PM. 2380 Macaulay Road, Black Creek, BC

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