FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (Deadline Tuesdays noon)
Morrell Nature Sanctuary Nanaimo is Looking for Volunteers! We need Nature enthusiasts to lead elementary school classes. No experience needed. Training provided. Basic Forest Ecology training runs the 2nd Wed of the month, 9:30-11:30am Sept-May. Very flexible & rewarding positions. Contact: Phone: 250-753-5811 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling All Oceanside Area Dart Players! Tuesday Night Pub Darts League is looking for players. All levels from beginner & up, both men & women. Call Noella for info, 250-248-6786 or 250-228-0313 Visit: www.District69Darts.com
12th Annual Lions Free Skate: Frank Crane Arena, Sept 11 - Dec. 18, 12pm-1:30pm, except Oct. 9, Dec. 11 & Jan. 15, 11:30-1pm. Admission & skate rentals are free.
Seagirt’s Gentle Arts & Fall Fair: Come show off your fun or fantastic garden produce or crafts. Play some games too & celebrate the harvest! Sept 16, 6pm start; ending Sept. 18, 3pm. Cobble Hill Farmer’s Institute, 3550 Watson Ave., Cobble Hill.
Cowichan Fall Fair: Held September 16-18 at Cowichan Exhibition Grounds. All day ride wristbands available on site daily to purchase $45 at the ticket box. Great family fun!
Nan Go Grannies 6th Annual Giant Fabric Sale: Sat., Sept. 17, 10am-2pm, Nanaimo Curling Club, 106 Wall St. All proceeds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers Campaign. Featuring all types of fabric, between $3 & $5 per meter. Clothing fabric, quilting, costume, Christmas, yarn & notions. Free parking. Bring your own shopping bag. Masks are required.
Nanaimo Wellness & Spirit Fair 2022: Sat., Sept. 17, 10am-5pm, Cavallotti Hall, 2060 East Wellington Rd. Discover the latest trends in nutrition, fitness, physical, emotional & spiritual well being. Free admission.
‘Overturning History - The White & Bob Case’: Presented by VIU ElderCollege September 17th, 10am-12pm. Tickets: www.eventbrite.ca/e/368669920657 Info: 1-866-734-6252.
Healthy Brain & Body Show: Held Sat., Sept. 17 & Sun, Sept. 18, 10am-5pm at Arbutus Meadows Farm. 100+ sponsors have so much goodness for you! A powerful weekend of shopping, exploring, learning & having fun, while connecting with like-minded people seeking better health & energy.
September Happy Birthday Live Music Party: Sat., Sept. 24, 7pm at German Hall, 71 Caledonia Ave., Nanaimo. Donation at the door. Door prizes.
4th Annual Cider Harvest Festival: Held Sun., September 25, 1-5:30pm. Each ticket includes transportation, admission, & a souvenir. Pickup locations in Duncan. Enjoy live music. Tickets can be bought at www.merridale.ca/cider-harvest-festival
Nanaimo Lions Club Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 6.30pm at the Old Age Pensioners Hall, 2465 Labieux Rd. New Members welcome. Call Larrie, 250-954-3814 or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Nanaimo Social Club: Take part in new activities & meet new friends. Open to singles & couples. Info, Brenda, 250-585-4643.
Connect With a Senior Through the Power of Storytelling: Join the Volunteer Nanaimo Hand in Hand intergenerational Storytelling project & connect with a senior to record their stories. To register, email email@example.com or call Gwen at 250-667-1803.
Cowichan Valley Probus Club: Retired or nearly retired? Come join us at Arbutus Ridge Golf Club, Mt. Baker Room. First Tues of each month, 10:30am. Visit cowichanvalleyprobusclub.ca or 250-710-7467.
Do You Miss Talking or Feeling Lonely? Friendly group meet at a local Nanaimo cafe to discuss thoughts & views. Info: Sue 250.591.6826.
Stroke Support - When & Where You Need It: The After Stroke team offers support to you & your family at every stage of your recovery journey. To learn more about a program in your area, call 1-888-313-3377, ext 6201.
TOPS is Back! Join us on Wednesdays at 11:30am in North Nanaimo. Small group. Info Call Joanne 250 390-2174.