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Summer activities abundant in city

List includes must-do activities this summer
Summer camps offer learning and fun for youth

Summer camps offer learning and fun for youth

Spending the summer at the beach, playing games in the park and just having fun is all in a day’s work for summer camp manager Stacey Brown.
Blast from the past

Blast from the past

Lodge residents host tailgate party
Art history

Art history

Jack Chutka, 3, creates a colourful masterpiece during the the Miner’s Heritage Day Picnic in Deverill Square Park Saturday. The event featured a pancake breakfast, music, entertainment, the Laurie Ramsey Memorial Tea Party and family activities.
Permaculture movement growing in Nanaimo

Permaculture movement growing in Nanaimo

Permaculture projects in Nanaimo are creating a more sustainable community.

Coastal Living: Recycling Awareness

Throwing an item in the recycling gives most people that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you feel like you're helping. You've just diverted another item from the landfill, done your part to help save the environment. But maybe not.

Incentive programs boost energy savings

Energy Matters
Dog day afternoon

Dog day afternoon

Teresa Armich puts the finishing touches on Sealegends Temple of Chiapan, a four-year-old male Shi Tzu at Beban Park’s Centennial Building for the Nanaimo Kennel Club’s annual dog show held June 17-19.
Street Party

Street Party

Peter Richmond of the Vesta Fire circus troupe plays court jester for passers-by Sunday afternoon on Commercial Street at the Greatest Street in Canada Street Party, hosted by the Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association.
Safe release

Safe release

Matthias Bjarnason, 7, is watched over by Dan Struthers, sport fishing ambassador, as he dumps a bucket of rainbow trout off the new fishing float at Diver Lake. The $21,000 float replaces an old float at Diver Lake Park and was a joint project by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C., the Habitat Trust Foundation and the City of Nanaimo. It is part of the Freshwater Fisheries Society’s Fish In the City program to make fishing more accessible.