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2019 SPECIAL EVENTS
International Women’s Day Celebration at the Grand Hotel
March 3, 2019 | 2 pm – 4:30 pm | The Grand Hotel
Join us and Keynote speaker, Mitzi Dean, BC’s Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, for a traditional afternoon tea in celebration of International Women’s Day 2019.
Island Roots Farmers’ Market
March 6, 13, 20, 27 | 3 – 6 pm
Pleasant Valley Hall, 6100 Doumont Road
Join us every Wednesday for fresh local products produced on Vancouver Island. We are a make it, bake it, grow it, catch it market. Nanaimo’s only winter farmers’ market.
FREE EVENT EVERY WEDNESDAY | 250-816-5211 | website
Yellow Rose Luncheon to Celebrate International Woman’s Day
March 8, 2019 | 12 noon | Coast Bastion Hotel
Dr. Ivan Sayers presents: “Waisted Efforts”
Dr. Sayers will trace the gradual emancipation of women from restricted clothing in the 20th century and its parallels to social and political emancipation.
Soul Work: the Spirit of Creativity Retreat
March 7 – 10, 2019 | 3-day residential retreat
Delve into your individual creative motivations and lay the foundation for increased openness toward your creative spirit in this 3-day workshop for all levels, with Nan Goodship and Murray Groom.
Residential – Includes: tuition, materials, accommodation and meals (3 nights) $625.00
Commuter – Includes: tuition, materials and meals (9 meals starting with dinner on Thursday evening). $415.00
250-754-2354 | website
Vancouver Island Spring Market
March 30 – 31, 2019 | 10am – 6pm & 10am – 5pm
Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly Sears building)
The largest craft market in Nanaimo featuring over 150 local handmade vendors. Food trucks, liquor sales, free educational workshops, giveaways and more. VIM members receive $2 off admission.