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Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club hosts a 10-km Nanaimo walk. Registration at 9:30 a.m. at Elaine Hamilton Park (1631 Naylor Cr.) in Cinnabar Valley and the walk starts at 10 a.m. 250-756-9796.


Nanaimo Family Life Association hosts its healthy self-esteem workshop from 12:30-3 p.m. at 1070 Townsite Rd. 250-754-3331 ext. 716.

Supporting Employment Transitions hosts a free five-session ‘job search’ workshop series covering topics such as understanding the labour market, preparing resumés and cover letters, acing interviews, and marketing your skills at 101-155 Skinner St. Register at 250-714-0085.

HUB CITY Stamp Club regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Brechin United Church, 1998 Estevan Rd. Table event, all collectors welcome. For more information call 250-245-8186.


Nanaimo Family Life Association, 1070 Townsite Rd., hosts a creating change workshop from 6-9 p.m. Register at 250-754-3331 ext. 716.


Nanaimo CHAPTER of The Kidney Foundation of Canada meets at noon at Oliver Woods Comunity Centre. Guest speaker discusses income tax.


HARBOUR CITY SeniorS Writers meet the first and third Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bowen Park Complex, games Room 2. A forum for all aspiring or published writers. To register, please phone 250-755-7501.

THURSDAY HIKERS meet 8 a.m., Bowen Park upper parking lot for moderate to strenuous day hikes. Bring hiking boots, rain gear and lunch. 250-755-3066.

Nanaimo Euchre Club meets for cards Tuesdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m. New members welcome, teaching available. 250-758-0739 for location.

Cedar Family Playgroup, newborn to five years old, meets every Wednesday 9:30-11:30 a.m., Cedar Heritage Centre, 1644 MacMillan Rd. 250-722-7110.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers’ support group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon second Thursday of month, at Alzheimer Resource Centre, 200-1585 Bowen Rd. 250-734-4170.

Island Bel Cantos Singers, an all-women’s choir, is accepting new members. Rehearsals are Tuesdays at 7 p.m. 250-248-1183 or visit for details.

nanaimo support Group for people living with mood disorders takes place from 7-8:30 p.m. at Church of Nazarene, 2150 Departure Bay Rd. All welcome. 250-729-9191 for details.

Nar-Anon Family Group meets Thursdays from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Hall, 4235 Departure Bay Rd. 250-390-1216.

Cedar Heritage Bridge Club hosts games Tuesdays from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Cedar Heritage Centre, 1644 MacMillan Rd.

Breast Cancer support group meets last Monday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. at Canadian Cancer Society, 777 Poplar St. 250-741-8180.

Women’s Wellness and Support Group, hosted by Island Counselling. Relationship stress, worries, depression, fears, grief? Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. in a safe, caring environment. By donation. 250-754-9988.

Nanaimo Better Breathers, a support group for people with chronic lung disease, meets from 1:30-3:30 on the third Monday of the month at the Beban Park Social Centre. E-mail or 1-800-665-5864.

Green Drinks, a group interested in sustainability and the environment, meets fourth Wednesday of every month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Vault coffee bar. Google Green Drinks Nanaimo for more details.

Clogging classes take place at Cedar Community Secondary School every Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 250-722-2953.

ASTRONOMY SOCIETY meets fourth Thursday monthly at 7 p.m. at Beban Park Social Centre. Public welcome. Visit Educational services available for schools and businesses.

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