FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (no attachments). Deadline Tuesdays noon.
Great Nanaimo Toy Drive Please drop off unwrapped toys for 0-16 at sites around Nanaimo. Please call 250-933-3240 to register, after Nov. 15. Gift drop off is from Nov.12 to December 14. Registration is from Nov.15 - Dec. 3. Visit: www.greatnanaimotoydrive.ca
Christmas Vendor Market: The Mom Market Vancouver Island presents ‘Fa la la la la Local’, on Nov. 19-22 at Woodgrove Centre, during Christmas mall hours. Join winter wonderland for the best shopping weekend of the year.
Cedar Winter Market: Sun., Nov. 21, 10am-2pm at Woodbank School, 1984 Woodbank Road. Do it all in one stop, connect with local farmers, discover specialty crafts, food & drink makers & find that perfect one-of-a-kind gift.
Old Fashioned Xmas Craft Sale: Fri., Nov. 26 & Sat., Nov. 27, 9am-4pm. BC Seniors & Pensioners Hall, 2465 Labieux Rd. Covid Protocols will be in place, masks mandatory, vaccination passports required. Home made crafts, quilting, jewellery, Xmas goodies, soup/sandwich lunch available. Free entry but food bank donations appreciated.
The Nanaimo Lions Annual Down Town Christmas Parade is scheduled to start November 27 at 5pm. The parade route starts at Victoria Crescent, continues on Commercial St. & Church St. & finishes at Front Street.
5th Annual Gots You Covered Craft Sale: Featuring over 50 vendors featuring unique gifts, concession & raffle. Christmas music & a visit from Santa. Legion 256, 1630 E Wellington Rd., Dec. 4 & 5, 10am-4pm. Admission by donation. All proceeds go to Samaritan House, Haven Society & Loaves & Fishes.
Home for the Holidays - A Nat King Cole Christmas: An exclusive concert featuring classic holiday songbook of this legendary musical icon. Starring James Rich, with special guest Samantha Madill, on Dec. 5, 7:30pm at Port Theatre. For tickets, call 250-754-8550.
The Wilson’s Group is Hiring! Drivers, Mechanics, Customer Service and Administration roles available. Hiring for full time, part time, and casual positions. Our website: wilsonstransportation.com & email resume to: email@example.com
Nanaimo Lions Club: If you looking for volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, please join us to volunteer on projects such as the Lions Free Skate, held every Sunday from now to March 27, noon at the Frank Crane Arena. Free admission & skate rentals. Email: LarrieTaylor@firstname.lastname@example.org