WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19
10 -11 a.m. CC Tiny Tots Playgroup at Country Club Centre. Between the Centre Court and Sport Mart. Free. More information: 250-758-1102.
5:30 p.m. Presented by Coastal Community Credit Union and the 'Nanaimo Daily News. 'Creating leadership at every level - Former nuclear submarine commander David Marquet's leader-leader model breaks with the old school of thinking that humanity has carried since the advent of farming; that there are leaders and there are followers. According to that model, large portions of humanity are relegated to following. This saps energy, initiative, and curiosity - our most valuable contributions. Includes Business To Business networking at 5:30 p.m. sponsored by MNP. More information: 250-754-8550.
7:30 -9:30 p.m. Emerging Voices Staged Readings: Blue Heaven by Michael Armstrong at Nanaimo Centre Stage. A full-length play inspired by British sculptor Barbara Hepworth. By donation. More information: 250-754-7587.
THURSDAY, FEB. 20
2:30 -4 p.m. Writers at Work panel with Jane Munro and Cynthia Flood at VIU. Discussion and questions. Free. Building 355 room 203. More information: 250-797-2623. Note: Richard Wagamese was originally scheduled for this event but has cancelled due to illness.
6 p.m. Chief Bev Sellars reading at Harbourfront Library. Author of 'They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School.' Open to the public. More information: 250-753-1154.
7:30 p.m. The Ink Spots at the Port Theatre. $42.50. Tickets and more information: 250-754-8550.
FRIDAY, FEB. 21
4 -9 p.m. Nanaimo Spring Home Expo at Beban Park Auditorium. Free. Runs all weekend. More information: 250-248-4440.
7 -10 p.m. Kings Without at Acme Food Co. No cover. More information or reservations: 250-753-0042.
22 9 -1:30 p.m. "Nearly New" Nanaimo Mom and Tot Swap and Shop at Country Club Centre. Free event. More information: 250-758-1102.
4 -9 p.m. Coldest Night of the Year Walk from John Barsby High School to raise awareness on homelessness. By donation. Register at www.coldestnightoftheyear.org. More information: 250-585-2577.
7:30 p.m. Brent Butt: Almost a Movie Star at the Port Theatre. Emmy nominated comedian and actor Brent Butt performs in advance of his new movie No Clue. $37.50. Tickets: 250-754-8550.
SUNDAY, FEB. 23
12 -1 p.m. Free Family Skate at Frank Crane Arena. Everyone welcome.
1 p.m. The Backyardigans: Sea Deep in Adventure at the Port Theatre. Tickets: 250-754-8550.
1 -3 p.m. Edible Wild Plant Workshop in Cedar. 2929 Crane Rd. $15. More information: 250-586-5006.
1:30 p.m. Free Beginning Genealogy Course at Harbourfront Library. Free. Space is limited. Call 250-753-1154 ext. 238 to register.
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