FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (no attachments). Deadline Tuesdays noon.
Chemainus Classical Concerts: Margaret St. Cyr, French horn; Yvonne Gillespie, piano; Annick Richardson, clarinet. Held June 12, 2pm, St. Michael’s Church, Chemainus. $25/$10 Advance $20. Ph: 250-748-8383.
Qualicum Beach Garden Club: General Meeting, Mon., June 13, 7:30pm, QB Civic Centre. Expert garden panel featuring Donna Balzer, Roger Griffiths, Diane Ermacora & Wynn Nielsen.
Qualicum Beach Family History Society is presenting on Zoom, June 14, 7pm. Certified Genealogist Lisa Gorrell speaking on ‘Breaking Down Brick Walls’, when you are unable to find your Great Grandparents in your Family History Tree. Register at www.qbfhs.ca & follow the links to eventbrite for tickets.
Looking to Meet People? Parksville Probus Club might be for you! It’s a social club for local retired men & women. We have many singles & couples in the membership. Meetings, social activities/excursions, parties & more. For info, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Judy at 250.752.6809.
Is Qualicum Important to You? Become a member of the Qualicum Beach Residents’ Association. QBRA is a non-partisan, non-profit society whose purposes are to promote & safeguard the small town character & liveability of Qualicum Beach. Info: email@example.com or 250-752-5598.
Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival: BC’s largest bluegrass &
old-time music festival is being held June 17-19 at Laketown Ranch Music
Park in Lake Cowichan. For tickets & more info, visit:
Nanaimo Family History Society Meeting Via Zoom: Held Monday, June 20. Welcoming Dave Obee, from Victoria, speaking on ‘Genealogy by Google’. To register & other benefits of membership visit:
Nanaimo Theatre Group remounts award winning Legoland & Never Swim Alone, June 23-25, 8pm & June 26, 2pm. Info & tickets: nanaimotheatregroup.ca
The Nanaimo Lions Club offers Free Public Swimming every Saturday at the Nanaimo Aquatic Center from 2.00 to 3.30pm until June 25.
Art in the Garden Show & Sale: Maple Bay Painters invite you on Saturday, July 2, 2-4pm. Hosted by Rae & Ted Rhodes in their beautiful garden at 2229 Tarn Place (off Lochsyde on Lakes Rd).
Clanna Morna at Music in the Park: July 7, 6:30-8pm, Cobble Hill Commons Park. No cost, donations welcomed.
Nanaimo Gem & Mineral Show: July 16, 10am-5pm & July 17, 10am-4pm at Legion Hall, 1630 Wellington Rd E.
Game On! Kids ages 7-11 can play games 9am-12pm, July 25-29 at
Ladysmith Intermediate School. $55. Information & registration at:
Do You Miss Talking or Feeling Lonely? Friendly group meet at a local Nanaimo cafe to discuss thoughts & views. Info: Sue 250.591.6826.
TOPS is Back & Spring is here! Small group meetings, Tuesday pm’s, North Nanaimo. Info: Call Joanne 250-390-2174.
Find Your Voice & Learn to Speak with Confidence: Whether you have a presentation to make or if you just find overall communication a challenge, Toastmasters is the answer! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org