SATURDAY, SEPT. 21
8 p.m. Ladysmith Little Theatre presents 'Opening Night', a comedy by Canadian playwright Norm Foster. Tickets: www.ladysmiththeatre.com.
8 p.m. -midnight Live music with Malloomba Boogie Band playing high energy rock at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 256. Advance tickets only at Fascinating Rhythm, Arbutus Music and the legion hall.
11 a.m. -noon Lego Club for kids aged 5-11 years. Create a masterpiece at the Wellington branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Register: 250-758-5544.
1 p.m. Artist talk with Nathan and Cedric Bomford at the Nanaimo Art Gallery - campus location.
Various times Loaves & Fishes third annual Thanksgiving food drive. Volunteers will sort collected food for distribution at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon church) behind the Wendy's at Rock City plaza.
6 -9 p.m. Beer and Burger fundraiser for 7-10 Club Society at the Harewood Arms Pub.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 22
10 a.m. -2 p.m. Black Track heritage tour of old coal mining sites led by historian Tom Paterson. Proceeds go to Friends of Morden Mine. For more information and tickets contact cchristo@shaw. ca or phone 250-714-0377.
1:30 -3:30 Beginning geneaology workshop at the Harbourfront library, free intriductory course, also on Sept. 29 and Oct. 6. Register at 250-753-1154, ext. 238.
MONDAY, SEPT. 23
9a.m. -noon Take charge of your career and plan what you want to do next. Find out how you can. To pre-register for this three-day session, call 250-714-0085.
10 a.m. -5 p.m. Provisionally Yours, a VIU student art show in the campus gallery features works by second-year sculpture students.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
6:30 -8 p.m. Bike maintenance workshop at Hub City Cycles Community Co-op. Free for members. Others by donation. For more information, call 250-591-2159.
8 p.m. Chemainus Theatre presents 'A Pretty Girl,' a historical drama exploring the tenacity of the human spirit. Details/tickets: www.chemainustheatrefestival.ca 7 p.m. Wordstorm open mic evening for writers at Demeter's Coffee Vault. Info: www.wordstorm.ca.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
9 a.m. -noon Career planning sessions at Supporting Employment Transitions. Preregister at 250-714-0085.
4 -6:30 p.m. Bowen Road foodbased farmers market, bringing together farmers and the local community. At the Beban Fairgrouds, 2300 Bowen Rd.
6:30 -9:30 p.m. Songwriter showcase at Corner Bistro, Front St.
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