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Nanaimo highland dancers re-imagine Dr. Seuss’s Grinch story

Brigadoon Dance Academy presents its annual Christmas show on Dec. 9 at the Port Theatre

Give and Go a chance for Nanaimo to offer drive-in charity

Steve Marshall Ford collects for Loaves and Fishes, Salvation Army

Santa Bus now touring through Nanaimo and area

Transit bus to spread holiday cheer and collect food and money for Salvation Army Nanaimo

Hanukkah to be celebrated with menorah lighting downtown

Ceremony and party to be held at Bastion Square Park on Dec. 4

Nanoose Bay invites community to do the Christmas Crawl

The Nanoose Bay Christmas Crawl Studio Tour continues today, Dec. 2

Christmas parade spreads cheer through Nanaimo’s downtown

Photos from the Nanaimo Lions Club Christmas Parade, held Saturday evening

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Nanaimo Lions Club holds Christmas Parade
Coins For Kids campaign ramps up in Nanaimo as holidays approach
Santa Claus flys into Nanaimo as start of holiday season begins
Nanaimo Christmas hamper most wanted food items

Coins for Kids’ volunteers say money raised for good causes

Year-round fundraiser in Nanaimo sees money going to Boys and Girls Clubs and toy drive

Stocking Stuffers for Seniors hopes customers will help with Christmas shopping

London Drugs organizing campaign to provide presents for seniors across the Nanaimo region

Volunteer Nanaimo looking for Christmas Angels

Program helps those who want to assist underprivileged families, seniors and youths

MULTIMEDIA: Santa Claus arrives by seaplane for holiday season in Nanaimo

Downtown events feature gingerbread homes, Christmas trees and Santa

VIDEO: Food, money and volunteers needed for Hamperville in Nanaimo

Loaves and Fishes food bank and Salvation Army again team for charity program

Festival of Trees makes its return in Nanaimo

Sponsors and teams get creative with decorations to raise donations for B.C. Children’s Hospital

Nanaimo Hospital Auxiliary opens new thrift store

Nanaimo Hospital Auxiliary raising funds for NRGH projects with new Northridge Plaza thrift store

Salvation Army in Nanaimo calling volunteers to Christmas Kettle Campaign

Organizers asking for volunteers to fill thousands of hours on donation kettle shifts

Moustaches in style as community making a strong effort for Movember

Events being held in Nanaimo to raise awareness about men’s health issues

Bikers on the mid Island ride to help children heal

Bikers Against Child Abuse Mid Vancouver Island chapter stands up for children living in fear

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Empty bowls being created, then filled

NDSS teachers, students prep for Empty Bowl Project fundraising soup dinner in December

Gift givers encouraged to ‘give library’ this holiday season

Specially packaged library cards available for Nanaimo residents

Handmade Christmas presents helped support schools foundation

NANAIMO – Handmade for the Holidays craft fair was held Friday and Saturday at NDSS