FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (no attachments). Deadline Tuesdays noon.
Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants: Your bridge to career fulfilment in your pre-arrival profession! Career planning - financial support, networking - mentorship, skills development. For more information & to register, please email: email@example.com or call 250-753-6911 ext. 102. Visit: www.cvims.org Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society.
The Vancouver Island Symphony presents ‘Symphony from your Sofa – a Streaming Concert’. Sat., Mar 6, 7:30pm. Fishing gear not included! Two beautiful, melodious works for piano quintet, led by VIS Concertmaster Calvin Dyck. CHAN KA NIN, The ‘Salmon’ Quintet SCHUBERT Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 (‘Trout’). Calvin Dyck, Violin; Manti Poon, Viola; Min Jee Yoon, Cello; Mark Beaty, Double Bass; Corey Hamm, Piano. This event with be live stream only.
Tickets at www.vancouverislandsymphony.com
Get to Know Your Ancestors! Mar 15, the Nanaimo Family History Society will be hosting Terry & Margaret Rogers by Zoom. These speakers will talk about the Canadian Maritimes & the influx of immigrants. Free to all members. To become a member please email firstname.lastname@example.org Membership fees for the year are $30 for a single person and $25 for a senior.
Fundraising for Community Kitchen! The Wisteria Community Association is hosting a fundraiser for Stone Soup Kitchen. Since March 2020, we have provided a bagged lunch nightly from 6-8 pm on Wesley Street to homeless & low income individuals. Tax receipts will be issued for any donations over $20. To donate, please email transfer:
email@example.com or call 250-591-6443
North Nanaimo Great Golf Ball Drop: Held March 27, 2pm at Nanaimo Golf Club. Only 4000 balls sold, $5 each ticket & can be ordered online: www.rotarynorth.ca Supporting Nanaimo youth programs. First prize $2000, 2nd is $1000 & 3rd, $500.
Peaceful VIUs Milner Gardens & Woodland Trails: Enjoy Spring bulbs from now until March 27 - Fridays, Saturdays 11am - 3pm. Tea room takeout. Covid-19 protocols in place. For info, visit: milnergardens.viu.ca
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Medically derived protocol. One-on-one weekly coaching. To find out how, call Ultimate Success Weight Loss Centre at 250-585-0481
UK Pension Transfers: Personal or Company pension left behind in the U.K? Contact us to discuss your options. Sterling Advisory, 1-250-863-7766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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