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June 27, 2019 | Thursday
Multiculturalism Day
Museum Way, Downtown Nanaimo | Nanaimo
Free
Enjoy a cultural splash with music and dance that reflects ancestral traditions of our friends and neighbours. Artists from Snuneymuxw, China, India, the Middle East, Scotland, & more present the beauty and power of diversity in cultural expressions..

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School's Out for Summer Swim
Ravensong Aquatic Centre | Parksville
Reduced rate admission
Stay active with a swim. The lifeguards will have the toys out for a splashing good time..

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June 28, 2019 | Friday
Coast Capital Free Swim
Beban Park Pool | Nanaimo
Free
Admission to pool only; weight room not included..

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Coast Capital Free Skate
Cliff McNabb Arena | Nanaimo
Free
Skate and helmet rentals included..

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End of School Pool Party
Ladysmith Parks & Recreation | Ladysmith
$5/person
Kick off summer with a giant splash. Games and activities for all ages..

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June 29, 2019 | Saturday
Splish Splash Swim
Ravensong Aquatic Centre | Parksville
Regular admission
The lifeguards are going to bring out the pool toys for everyone to enjoy..

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July 3, 2019 | Wednesday
Starlight Skate
Nanaimo Ice Centre | Nanaimo
Regular admission
Come out and enjoy the soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. A great time for families after dinner..

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July 6, 2019 | Saturday
Oceanview Guitar Studio Open House-Saturday July 6, 2019
Nanaimo, BC | South End Nanaimo
FREE Open House
I am registering new summer/fall guitar lesson & music theory students for the 2019 season. Get a 25% discount when you register for a month’s of guitar or music theory lessons. Reserve your appointment keriliemcdowall(at)gmail(dot)com or by PM..

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July 8, 2019 | Monday
Music Therapy Summer Camp
Nanaimo Conservatory of Music | 375 Selby Street, Nanaimo, V9R 2R4 Nanaimo
Free
This camp is for children with special needs (e.g: autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, etc.) This year's camp will include Music Therapy and Physical Literacy. Children must be accompanied during sessions. Register at https://vcm.bc.ca/music-programs/vcm-summer-academy/.

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July 12, 2019 | Friday
Oceanview Guitar Studio Open House-Saturday July 12, 2019
Nanaimo, BC | South End Nanaimo
FREE Open House
I am registering new summer/fall guitar lesson & music theory students for the 2019 season. Get a 25% discount when you register for a month’s of guitar or music theory lessons. Reserve your appointment keriliemcdowall(at)gmail(dot)com or by PM..

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July 13, 2019 | Saturday
Not Just for the Birds
Miner's Cottage | Jinglepot Entrance to Buttertubs Nanaimo
$8/person
Use binoculars to help spot and identify birds. Learn about the most common local species and create a pine cone feeder to take home to encourage birds to visit your back yard. Parent participation required. 5-12 years..

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Not Just for the Birds
Miner's Cottage | Jinglepot Entrance to Buttertubs Nanaimo
$8/person
Use binoculars to help spot and identify birds. Learn about the most common local species and create a pine cone feeder to take home to encourage birds to visit your back yard. Parent participation required. 5-12 years..

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July 14, 2019 | Sunday
Learn to Fish
Westwood Lake Jetty | Nanaimo
Free
Join the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and learn the basics of freshwater fishing. Fishing rods provided. Rain or shine. Parent participation required. 5-15 years..

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National Drowning Prevention Week Kick-Off
Westwood Lake | Nanaimo
Regular admission
Swimmers will get a chance to participate in the Swim to Survive challenge and other water safety-related activities..

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Silly Boat Regatta
Maffeo Sutton Park | 100 Comox Rd Nanaimo
Free
Teams build a boat out of recycled or recyclable materials and race them in the inner harbour. Dancers, performers, crafts and education booths. Funds raised support the Nanaimo Child Development Centre..

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July 19, 2019 | Friday
Coast Capital Free Skate
Cliff McNabb Arena | Nanaimo
Free
Skate and helmet rentals included..

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July 20, 2019 | Saturday
Coast Capital Free Swim
Kin Pool | Nanaimo
Free
Admission to pool only; weight room not included..

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Oceanview Guitar Studio Open House-Saturday July 20, 2019
Nanaimo, BC | South End Nanaimo
FREE Open House
I am registering new summer/fall guitar lesson & music theory students for the 2019 season. Get a 25% discount when you register for a month’s of guitar or music theory lessons. Reserve your appointment keriliemcdowall(at)gmail(dot)com or by PM..

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July 21, 2019 | Sunday
Glow in the Dark Skate
Nanaimo Ice Centre | Nanaimo
Regular admission
Skate in an atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects..

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July 26, 2019 | Friday
Sunset Cinema: The Incredibles 2
Parksville Community Park | 193 Beachside Dr, Parksville BC V9P 2S5 Parksville
free
Bring the family to enjoy a free movie by the light of the stars! Coastal Community Credit Union's Sunset Cinema is playing The Incredibles 2 on a three story screen. Movie starts when it's dark.

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Jun
27
Multiculturalism Day
Museum Way, Downtown Nanaimo
Jun
27
School's Out for Summer Swim
Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Jun
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Coast Capital Free Swim
Beban Park Pool
Jun
28
Coast Capital Free Skate
Cliff McNabb Arena
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