Arts council seeks volunteers for VIEX

NANAIMO - Volunteers needed to help with kid's colouring contest during annual fair.

The Nanaimo Arts Council is seeking volunteers to help during the Vancouver Island Exhibition.

The exhibition is being hosted at Beban Park Aug. 16-18 and the council is organizing a colouring contest for the Kids Zone.

Volunteers are needed to cover four hour shifts during the event.

Shifts available include 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The volunteers will be responsible for keeping an eye on children in the booth, accepting contest entry forms, providing participants with equipment and sharing information with attendees about the Nanaimo Arts Council.

For more information about theĀ  positions or to volunteer please contact Andrew by calling 250-668-9179 or e-mailing

This month the arts council is also hosting exhibits by Judy Nielsen and Crystal Carson through the Start With Art Nanaimo Program. The gallery is located in the Nanaimo North Town Centre.