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This thread was initiated after I created a forum specifically for seniors' issues in Nanaimo ("The Over-the-Hill Mob"). The forum didn't garner as much attention as we'd hoped, so its threads were moved elsewhere and the forum category removed. Nostradama is writing about some...
Has anyone ever watched the fireworks from Jack Point? A friend and I were thing of going there on Sunday night to watch this years Empire Days fireworks, we're planing on bringing some lawn chairs and finding a nice place to sit and watch the display.
...cause I can see some very interesting conversations happening over coffee/wobbly pops once a week or so.
Just curious...been in town for 7 years, still don't really know many people.
Also...anyone else here a PC gamer? I've been looking to expand my network of folks on Steam.
I've noticed that it is now closed. I'm just wondering about the details. Anyone ?
I am a life-cycle celebrant and have been authorized through my Foundation to be able to start a Death Cafe in Nanaimo. Is anyone out there aware of the movement and interested. Ideally I'd like to have a local cafe offer us their space for an evening once a month. It would be a coffee and cake...
Has anyone tried the new sushi bar at North Town Centre- next to Tim Hortons
I'm kid free and husband free sat night after 7 pm, I don't know anyone here(the life of a housewife) I really want to go out and do something. Anyone up for drinks somewhere??????
Shaw Internet Service Provider:
Has anyone ever used the Parental Controls through the Control Panel on your computer?
1 I am looking at being able to set my internet to go on and off at certain times.
2: Disallowing other users with different lap tops that are using the same...
Here's a good coupon I found: Window Treatment Sale! Bring in this coupon & save 40% off Shade-O-Matic .... Canada’s leading designer & manufacturer of high-fashion, high-quality window coverings in Victoria, BC....
Are you on here or Facebook? You added me as a friend on Facebook and now I can't find you...just wondering if you're going to try and get anymore meet ups?
I do not like buying pastries and cakes from the grocery stores. Are there any good places in town that sell really awesome cheesecakes? I need to buy one for the weekend. :D Thanks!
My Grandfather, 81 yrs old, told me would like to see his first baseball game before, as he put it " groaks" He would like to see the Blue Jays and Seattle play. I have never been to Seattle, but would like to grant him his wish. I would like to hear from anyone who has gone on the best, easiest...
Has anyone rented a motorhome in Nanaimo for a summer vacation.
We are looking at renting for a week or two.
Does anyone have recommendations for those that rent them here in Nanaimo through personal experience.
I wanted to point out that this weekend there is an event in Victoria. It is the Vancouver Island Outdoor Expo. There will be vendors of all outdoor activities there showing and selling all sorts of outdoor gear. No matter what your hobby is, there will be something for you. Many items you can buy...
I see it when I drive to Victoria, but the other day is was dark. Is it closed? What is the history of the pub? Your stories?
since nobody will reply to me i'm off to go wreck twitter and get everybody hopping and jumping about as only i can do
later dudes and dudettes
Many, many thanks to ElBrad for organizing the first meeting of the Nanaimo Social Club. Well organized, everything went smoothly, and everyone was so friendly! It was like being with old friends, and we had so much fun. It seemed to me that we were having more fun than anyone else at James...
On Saturday, May 4th, 9am-3pm, there is a yard sale at Maple Tree Village, 285 Harewood Road. If it rains it will be held in the common room.
If anyone else knows of a yard sale in the Nanaimo area could you please post the information here.:):)
A company called CANPAVE is driving around door to door in their big white truck with red logo with a scam. They knock on your door and say that they had a driveway down the street from you that they were supposed to pave but the job fell through and now they have all this extra mix and the will...
K guys, my time in Nanaimo is done. I'm being relocated to a different locale. I was born and raised in Nanaimo, and came back to raise a family of my own. But work is relocating me. I've been here for 10 years and its great to see all the cool changes. Seems like theres also been some turnover...
Come out to RCL Branch #10, 129 Harewood Road, to meet new friends and dance to some awesome bands.
Our next dance is Friday, May 10th, with McKinley Wolf and Guest Wolf "Lazy" Mike Mallon, very danceable music.
8:30 pm, Friday, June 7th the Renovation Blues will be performing, it's a Blues...
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