WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18
4:30 -6:30 p.m. Edible wild plants walk at Englishman River Regional Park. Cost $15, pre-register with RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
7 -9 p.m. Public meeting for the Save Linley West Society regarding the approval of development plans for the Linley Valley. At the Kin Hut, Departure Bay Beach.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 19
6:30 -8 p.m. G.E.M.S. Girls Club registration and information night at Christ Community Church, 2221 Bowen Rd. All girls Grades 2-7 are welcome. Call 250-758-1513 or visit www.gemsgc.org for more details.
3:30-5:30 p.m. Rehearsals start for Red Room's rendition of 'Chicago'. Ages 12 to 17, also on Sunday from 3 -6 p.m. At 2231 E McGarrigle Rd. Call 250-585-1811 for more information.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 20
9 p.m. Burlycon or Bust at the Cambie. Doors at 8, show at 9 p.m. Naughty & Spice's fundraiser for BurlyCon. Tickets $15 advance, $20 door. Call 250-616-0122 for more information.
5 -7 p.m. Artist talk with Nathan and Cedric Bomford, who discuss their exhibit 'The Claim,' at the Nanaimo Art Gallery - campus location.
6 -8 p.m. Fall Film Fest at the Harbourfront library, 90 Commercial St. with movie 'The Fruit Hunters.' The film is based on the book by Adam Gollner. Free. Call 250 753 1154 ext 227 for more information.
7 -11 p.m. Club Fridays teen video dance at Beban Park Auditorium. Ticekts $12, with mandatory school photo ID check at the door.
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.
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 x 238.