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Reconciling Self | Connie Watts

June 13 - September 06 | | 10:00AM - 05:00PM

Reconciling Self | Connie Watts June 14 to September 6 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, June 13, 5 to 7 pm Join us and meet the artist! Artist Talk: Saturday, September 6, 2 pm 900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5S5 (entrance 5D, building 330) 'Reconciling

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Water Parks

July 30 | | 09:00AM - 08:00PM

Cool off this summer at one of Nanaimo's many water parks! Open daily till Sept, 9 am - 8 pm. Locations include Departure Bay Kiwanis Park, Deverill Square Park, Harewood Water Park, Mansfield Park. FMI 250.756.5200  

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HBC Bastion and Noon Hour Cannon Firing

July 30 | | 10:00AM - 03:00PM

Come and experience some of Nanaimo's rich history! The Hudson Bay Company's Bastion is open 10 am - 3 pm until Labour Day, Pioneer Plaza on Front Street. Admission by donation. Heritage interpreter on site. FMI www.nanaimomuseum.ca  

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Art Exhibit

July 30 | | 10:00AM - 05:00PM

The Nanaimo Art Gallery (Downtown) is hosting an exhibit called Existential Elders featuring the work of 16 BC artists addressing the topics of life/meaning/aging. until Aug 10. Admission is free. FMI 250.754.1750  

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Art Exhibit

July 30 | | 10:00AM - 05:00PM

The Nanaimo Art Gallery (Campus) is hosting a feature exhibit by Connie Watts called Reconciling Self until Sept 6. Watts is a contemporary First Nations artist working with traditional Northwest Coast forms. Admission is free. FMI  250.740.6350

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Free Summer Playground Program!

July 30 | | 10:00AM - 03:30PM

Drop by an area playground July 2 - Aug 22 for free family fun! For kids 5 - 12, 10 am - 3:30 pm. Country Hills Park (Mon & Tue), Departure Bay Kiwanis Park (Wed - Fri),

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Art Exhibit

July 30 | | 10:00AM - 05:30PM

Eileen Williamson is the feature artist at Art 10 Gallery in Nanaimo North Town Centre for the month of July. She describes her show, called 'Phantasmagoria', as a combination of 'representational work and fantasy art'.  Free. FMI www.MyArtClub.com  

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Museum Feature Exhibit

July 30 | | 10:00AM - 05:00PM

‘Canada Day 1’ is a travelling exhibit from the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 1. Showing at the Nanaimo Museum till Sept 1. Admission $2/adult, $1.75/student or senior, $0.75/children 5 - 12, free/children under 5. FMI

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Live Theatre for Kids!

July 30 | | 11:00AM - 04:00PM

Focused on fun and kids’ health, ‘Munsch-ercise’ at Chemainus Theatre Festival will have kids playing and singing along to some favourite stories by Robert Munsch! Tuesday till Saturday, 11 am and 2 pm shows, until Aug 16. FMI/tix event infofacebooktwitter

Westwood Lake Swimming

July 30 | | 12:00PM - 06:00PM

Lifeguards on duty daily till August 31, 12 noon till 6 pm. FMI 250.756.5200

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Swimming

July 30 | | 01:00PM - 03:00PM

Bowen Park Kin Outdoor Pool: heated outdoor pool open every day June 30th - Aug 29th (1 - 3 pm). All are welcome! Admission $3. All enquiries 250.756.5200

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Museum Activities for Kids!

July 30 | | 01:30PM - 03:30PM

‘Junior Archaeologist’ is a drop-in program for kids 5 - 12 (and their caregivers) offered every Wed between 1:30 - 3:30 pm in July and Aug at the Museum. Hands-on activities include sifting through soil for artifacts, rebuilding clay

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iPad for Beginners

July 30 | | 03:00PM - 04:00PM

Bring your iPad and your questions to Harbourfront Library at 3 pm! Pre-register at 250.753.1154

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Book a Librarian

July 30 | | 03:00PM - 05:00PM

Get 30 minutes of free tech help with a librarian at Wellington Branch Library in July! Service offered every Wednesday between 3 - 5 pm. Call 250.758.5544 ext 1 to register

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Bowen Road Farmers' Market

July 30 | | 04:00PM - 06:30PM

Runs every Wednesday until Oct 15 at Beban Park, 2300 Bowen Road (VIEX grounds). 4 - 6:30 pm. FMI www.bowenfarmersmarket.com

 

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Personal Development Course

July 30 | | 05:30PM - 08:30PM

For young women ages 13 - 17. Three - 3 hour sessions covering personal presentation/wardrobe, fitness/nutrition, goal setting/self esteem. Country Club Centre 5:30 - 8:30 pm each day. $75. FMI/register 250.758.1102 ext 201 (weekdays) or 250.618.1985 (weekends)

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Concerts in the Park

July 30 | | 06:00PM - 07:30PM

Free Concerts in the Park Summer Series: every Wednesday from July 9 - Aug 27, 6 - 7:30 pm. July concerts held in Bowen Park Amphitheatre and Aug concerts held at Maffeo Sutton Park. Visit www.nanaimo.ca

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Live Theatre

July 30 | | 08:00PM - 11:00PM

The epic musical  “Les Miserables’, a tale of passion and destruction in 19th century France,  shows at Chemainus Theatre Festival June 6 - Sept 7 with 2 pm and 8 pm shows available. FMI/tix www.chemainustheatrefestival.ca

 

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