Life

ACTIVE LIFE: Line dancing keeps Nanaimo seniors’ minds and bodies sharp

Classes for Latin line dancing take place at Bowen Park and Departure Bay Activity Centre

ACTIVE LIFE: Winter Thaw can melt away holiday gains

Parks and rec offers new slate of fitness classes for the new year

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City of Nanaimo parks and rec tennis day camp lessons
Behind the scenes of a Hops farm
Family-friendly events for Canada Day 2018 in Nanaimo
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles at a glance

Try breathing better in the new year

One of the biggest health and wellness trends for 2018 is predicted to be breath work

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Fitness participation can help food bank

Residents can bring food items next week instead of usual drop-in fees at Oliver Woods

Active Life: Reflect on year’s healthy habits

With December here again, I find myself evaluating the year that is almost gone

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Active Life: Parks and rec celebrates 12 days of Christmas

On the 12 days of Christmas, City of Nanaimo parks and rec offers skating and swimming

VIDEO: Aquafit a good fit for keeping active

ACTIVE LIFE: City of Nanaimo offers five different aquafit programs

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Timeless tales: Nanaimo racetrack used to roar

Grandview Bowl once hosted the queen; usually it was a place for fast action

Active Life: Spare Blox are for cool kids

City of Nanaimo Parks and Recreation youth drop-in program expands to ice rinks

Nanaimo seniors raise money for carpet bowling equipment

Old carpets showing wear and tear and $14,000 raised for new equipment

Active Life: Look for different reasons to keep moving

I now get up at regular intervals to either stand at my desk or go for a quick stroll

  • Oct 9th, 2017

Baby Bed initiative looks to promote safe sleep

B.C. has one of the lowest infant mortality rates in Canada, but safe sleep is still important

Campbell River Local Action Team makes a difference in addressing mental health issues

‘Our community has had enough suicides. We need to do whatever we can to keep our kids safe.’

Campbell River School District opens doors of Robron Centre at no charge

Adults can now upgrade, complete high school or take college prerequisites for free

Mike’s Mirror Minute…with Colleen Evans

Coun. Colleen Evans volunteers to answer Mike’s ridiculous questions

FALL FASHION: Have fun with cool combinations

Nanaimo News Bulletin’s Bastion Magazine previews autumn’s trendy looks

FALL FASHION: Layered looks are in this fall

Nanaimo News Bulletin’s Bastion Magazine looks at trends for the season