MONDAY, MAY 12
7:30 p.m. Ron James: 'Take no Prisoners' comedy show at the Port Theatre. $53. Tickets/more information: 250-754-8550.
TUESDAY, MAY 13
3 -6 p.m. Shaw TV Nanaimo open house at 4316 Boban Drive. Free. More information/to RSVP: 250-760-1986.
7 -9 p.m. Nanaimo Newcomers' Club meeting at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Free. More information: 250-802-9443.
7 p.m. Toy Zebra, Hazen Sage, The Tracers at the Dinghy Dock Pub. $20. Tickets available at the Dinghy Dock or through www.ticketzone.com.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 14
4 -6:30 p.m. Bowen Road Farmers' Market at Beban Fairgrounds. Free. More information: www.bowenfarmersmarket.com.
7 -9:30 Nanaimo Horticulture Society Event at Brechin United Church. Talk by West Coast gardening and insect/disease specialist Linda Gilkeson. $5 drop in.
THURSDAY, MAY 15
7 -9 p.m. Both Sides of the Camera at the Grand Hotel. Award-winning media experts Rosemary and Virginia Thompson discuss what it takes to succeed in today's media. Moderated by Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's 'The Next Chapter." $30. More information: 250-752-1296.
8 p.m. Live at Longwood: Ryan McMahon, Brodie Dawson, Tracy Riley at the Longwood Brew Pub. Reservations recommended. More information/to reserve: 250-729-8225.
FRIDAY, MAY 16
10 a.m. -2 p.m. Nanaimo Downtown Farmers' Market at Pioneer Waterfront Plaza. Free.
4 -8 p.m. Friday Evening Market in Diana Krall Plaza. Free.
5:30 -8:30 p.m. Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk at Beban Park Social Centre. Presented by the Canadian Mental Health Association Mid Island. Olympic medalist Clara Hughes is cycling across Canada and will give a speech about her personal experiences with mental illness. $10. Includes light dinner, musical entertainment and cash bar. More information: 250-244-4042.
5:30 -9:30 p.m. Music By The Bay: Maureen Washington Quartet at Deep Bay Marine Field Station. Dinner included. $60. Reservations required. Tickets/more information: 250-740-6611.
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