MONDAY, FEB. 16 10 a.m. -noon Barsby Park Clean-up. Volunteers needed. Contact: Diana 250-753-2564.7
p.m. TheatreOne's Fringe Flicks presents 'Two Days, One Night', by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, with Oscar nominee Marion Cotillard. Avalon Theatre, $12, 6631 North Island Highway.7 p.m. TLC Humdinger Acoustic Night at the Queen's Hotel. Evening lineup: Harold Anderson, Jazz Turcotte and Al Medcalf, Tasha Adams, Lindsay Martell, Jayden Holman. Entry: $7.
TUESDAY, FEB. 17 10- 11 a.m. Kids' Drop-in Play Group: Free weekly play groups for children five years and younger. Woodgrove Centre.
7:30-9 p.m. Jennifer Scott Jazz Artist Master Concert at VIU. $10. Building 320 Room 105 900 Fifth St.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18 7 p.m. The decline of Stellar sea lion populations in coastal B.C. Free lecture at Vancouver Island University, Room 109, Building 356, 900 Fifth St.
8 p.m. Live At Longwood, a free, weekly, live concert series with local and touring musicians. TJ Muhl, Glen Foster, at the Longwood Brew pub, 5775 Turner Rd.
3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Alison Marshall discusses her new book 'Cultivating Connections: The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada'. Early presentation at Nanaimo Museum, evening presentation at VIU Nanaimo campus, Building 200, Room 203. By donation.
7 p.m. TheatreOne's Fringe Flicks presents 'Two Days, One Night,' by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, with Oscar nominee Marion Cotillard. Avalon Theatre, $12, 6631 North Island Highway.
THURSDAY, FEB. 19 5 p.m. The Nanaimo Flea Market is at 1630 East Wellington, Legion Hall.
5-9 p.m. Amazing Gospel Experience Workshop 2015 for all singing levels. Runs through Sunday, $150, Trinity United Church, 6234 Spartan Rd.
FRIDAY, FEB. 20 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Dragons Den Auditions at Vancouver Island Conference Centre.
5 p.m. Spaghetti Supper, Trinity United Church, 6234 Spartan Rd., complete meal $12.8
p.m. A Night at the Palace 11th year at Errington. Popular mix of vaudeville, music and comedy with a touch of burlesque all performed by local talents. Adults only, $25. Errington War Memorial Hall, 1390 Errington Rd.
SATURDAY, FEB. 2 19: 45 a.m. The Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club invite you to a 6-km or 10-km Westwood Lake walk. Meet in the Westwood Lake back gravel parking lot. The walk follows registration, at 10 a.m. Call Ethel at 250-756-9796.11 a.m.-2 p.m. Celebrate Year of the Goat. Nanaimo North Town Centre marks Chinese New Year with live Traditional Lion Dance Performance and catch an art workshop.
Noon-3 p.m. Nanaimo Museum Quill Pens Ink Wells Drop-in kids program.. Ages 5-12, Admission is by donation. FMI nanaimomuseum.ca, 250-753-1821.
SUNDAY, FEB. 22 2-5 p.m. jazz interpretations of favourite Gordon Lightfoot tunes by Nanaimo trio Patrick Courtin, pianist, with bassist-vocalist Marisha Devoin and drummer James McRae play the Crofton Hotel Pub, 1534 Joan Ave. in Crofton. Admission: $10. Information: 250-324-2245 or croftonhotel.ca/entertainment.
TUESDAY, FEB. 24 11: 30 a.m. Islam and the Declaration of Human Rights. Knox United Church spring lecture series. 345 Pym Street, Parksville. $10 or $40/series - lunch served 11.30 a.m. Lecture 12-1 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25 7 p.m. On The Dock with Myc Sharratt, Mercedes Courtoreille and Ali Prince at The Dinghy Dock Pub, 8 Pirates Lane. Tickets $20, includes ferry, from the artists, the pub, or online at ticketzone.com.
7-8:30 p.m. The Canadian Mental Health Association Mid Island presents a speaker evening for Parents on Youth and Mental Health. Guest speaker Dr. Rex Bowering, youth psychiatrist at Nanaimo District Secondary School Cafeteria, 355 Wakesiah Ave. Free Admission. To reserve a seat call 250-244-4042 ext.2 or email Gwen.firstname.lastname@example.org p.m. Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn plays at the Bailey Studio, 2373 Rosstown Rd, through March 14. Tickets $18 or $20. More information: www.nanaimotheatregroup.com or 250-758-7224
THURSDAY, FEB 26 5 p.m. The Nanaimo Flea Market is at 1630 East Wellington, Legion Hall, each Thursday from 5-9 p.m. Come see a variety of vendor goods.
7:30 p.m. Loverboy plays Port Theatre. Tickets are both $65 /$50 balcony. 250-754-8550.
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