Events

The BBQ lunch on Saturday, hosted by the Nob Hill Community Association, is to give a hearty meal to those in need and also remind them of their value.
The BBQ lunch on Saturday, hosted by the Nob Hill Community Association, is to give a hearty meal to those in need and also remind them of their value. Marc Bruneke/Flickr

BBQ aiming to fill Nanaimo's homeless and low-income families with hope

By Spencer Sterritt
June 23, 2017 - 12:56am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:00am

NANAIMO — An upcoming free lunch for Nanaimo's homeless and low income families wants to do more than feed the hungry.

The Father's Day Show n' Shine will bring thousands of people to downtown Qualicum Beach on Sunday.
The Father's Day Show n' Shine will bring thousands of people to downtown Qualicum Beach on Sunday. seasidecruizers.com

Classic car buffs to descend on Qualicum Beach for Father's Day

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
June 17, 2017 - 11:21pm Updated: June 18, 2017 - 7:17am

QUALICUM BEACH — The place to be for car enthusiasts on Sunday is undoubtedly Qualicum Beach.

The 24th annual Seaside Cruizers Father's Day Show n' Shine takes over downtown Qualicum Beach as 600 classic cars from the early 1900's to today are featured on display.

Indigenous teens from Nanaimo will put their paddles in the water for a lengthy cultural trip here at home and along Vancouver Island.
Indigenous teens from Nanaimo will put their paddles in the water for a lengthy cultural trip here at home and along Vancouver Island. Bill Yoachim/Twitter

Nanaimo's Indigenous youth preparing for cultural canoe trip along Vancouver Island

By Spencer Sterritt
June 12, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: June 12, 2017 - 12:19pm

NANAIMO — An upcoming excursion along Vancouver Island’s rivers and coast will help Indigenous youth engage with their heritage and culture.

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