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Saturday

Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club hosts a six- or 12-kilometre Nanaimo walk. Registration at 9:45 a.m. in the front lobby of the Howard Johnson hotel and the walk starts at 10 a.m. For more information call 250-756-9796.

Sunday

Dodd’s Furniture hosts its inaugural Christmas dinner for those less fortunate   at the New Hope Centre, 19 Nicol St. Free tickets are available at the New Hope Centre.

Ongoing

Paradise Isle Seniors’ Drop-in Centre hosts pool and cribbage tournaments with soup and sandwich, noon Tuesdays and Thursdays at 201 Albert St. For details call 250-754-9566 or e-mail paradiseisle_nanaimo@shaw.ca.

Enneagram Discussion group, encouraging interested people to discover your type and grow with it, takes place weekly. For time and location, phone 250-390-3039 between 6-10 p.m.

Morrell Nature Sanctuary is looking for volunteers interested in nature and leading elementary school groups to explore the forest setting. Training provided. Phone 250-753-5811 or e-mail morrell@shawbiz.ca for details.

Nanaimo Doll Club meets one Tuesday each month to discuss collecting, costuming and study. All are welcome. E-mail NanaimoDollClub@shaw.ca for location.

WALK-In WEDNESDAY family issues drop-in program. First Wednesday of the month, open to everyone. Side door, Nanaimo Men’s Resource Centre, 418D Fitzwilliam St. 250-716-1551 or e-mail info@nanaimomen.com.

Aikido Classes are held at the Tillicum Lelum centre, 421 Franklyn St., from 5-6:30 p.m. every Monday. 250-758-0143.

Gamblers Anonymous meetings are held from 7-8 p.m. every Tuesday at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm. G-092.

CRESCENT CHAPTER No. 10, Order of the Eastern Star meets 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at Masonic Hall, 620 Morpeth Ave. 250-758-5671.

Woodgrove Toastmasters. Learn to express yourself effectively and confidently Wednesdays at 7:15 a.m. at 101-5070 Uplands Dr. 250-729-2903 for details.

Mid-Island Al-Anon group meets every Thursday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Nanaimo Youth Services Building, 290 Bastion St. Details at www.bcyukon-al-anon.org.

Nanaimo Buddhist Group meets Saturdays 10-11:30 a.m. 587 Seventh St., Nanaimo. 250-756-2127 or e-mail susanjwilson@shaw.ca.

SONS OF Norway Lodge meets first Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m., Bowen Park Activity Room 1. For information please call 250-756-2406  or  250-751-1435.

Aglow Lighthouse Nanaimo meets on the third Saturday of each month at Christ Community Church, 2221 Bowen Rd. at 9 a.m. Refreshments and guest speakers. 250-754-6568 for details.

Nanaimo Weight Loss Surgery support group meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Inn on Long Lake at 6:30 p.m. Contact 250-755-2058 or 250-753-6224 for details.

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