THURSDAY, AUG. 29 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Senior's day at Country Club Centre. Free coffee, snacks and live entertainment. 3200 N Island Highway.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown Nanaimo Summertime Music Series. Live music in Diana Krall Plaza. Free event.
1 -3 p.m. Junior archaeologist program at the Nanaimo Museum. Drop in program for children five to 12. Cost included in admission.
1:30 -3 p.m. The Coombs Fiddlers play in the Bowen Auditorium, courtesy of the Harbour City Seniors. Tickets $2 members, $4 non-members. For more information call 250-755-7501.
FRIDAY, AUG. 30 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Nanaimo Downtown Farmer's Market at Pioneer Waterfront Plaza. Free.
7 -11 p.m. A Friday Open Mic hosted by Dave Marco & guest at Deez Bar and Grill. No admission charge.
7 p.m. Nanaimo Clippers play exhibition game versus Alberni Valley at Frank Crane Arena. Tickets at http://tickets. nanaimoclippers.com 8 p.m. The Gords at SimonHolt on Applecross Road. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
8:30 -9:30 p.m. Moksha Yoga karma class. Moksha Yoga Rutherford studio. By donation.
9 p.m. Indie hip-hop artist Tech N9ne plays the Spice Lounge. Tickets $35. For more information call 250-754-6751.
SATURDAY, AUG. 31
9 a.m. -2 p.m. Free swimming lessons at Westwood Lake, with games and face painting. Call 250-756-5200 to register.
9:45 a.m. The Bastion City wanderers go on a 5-or 10-km. walk, meet at the end of Chattell Road in Parksville. For more information call Ethel at 250-756-9796.
7 -10 p.m. Melissa Hill plays ACME Food Co. Piano classics from Beethoven, Bach and Mozart to the American Song Book of Jazz standards, 50s rock'n'roll dance music, to more modern 80s and 90s pop and funk tunes 9 p.m. The Tracers cover band play the Queen's. Hotel, 34 Victoria Cres.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 1 10 a.m. -2 p.m. The Great Zucchini Grand Prix at the Cedar Farmers' Market, at the Crow and Gate Pub field in Cedar. Bring the kids to make and race a zucchini car, and take in all the flavours of the local farmer's market.
10 p.m. -1 a.m. Labour Day party at the Queen's with Black Flamango. Free.
1:30 -4:30 p.m. Lantzville Farmer's Market, 7113 Lantzville Road in the St. Phillips Church parking lot.
3:30 -7:30 p.m. Sunday Jams with Nightwatch. Bring your own gear or use the host band gear. Come to play or just watch. Free pool. At the Jolly Miner, 540 Halliburton St.
MONDAY, SEPT. 2 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Labour Day picnic at the German Cultural Centre, hosted by the PPWC Union Local 8. Open to all members, retirees and family. Bring a lawn chair and blanket. For more information call 250-753-5512.
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