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Spring into #LifeintheOCQ

Join me, Tinkerbell, Saturday March 31st, for the Historic Walk and Easter Treasure Trail in the Old City Quarter!

We'll meet in Wesley Square for one of three walks at:

12 noon

I'll lead you on a magical adventure through Nanaimo's historic Old City Quarter! Discover our beautiful neighbourhood and check out all the historic buildings! This walk is geared for ALL ages with special Easter treats along the way for the littles.


  • enter the colouring contest
  • remind Mom and Dad to book your MINI FAMILY PHOTO SHOOT! 6 Edited photos for only $25 with JazzieFoto Photography!
  • (To book your session please email jazzieme1@hotmail.com)

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11:00 AM11:00

Halloween in the OCQ

Free Trick or Treating

Join us with your little ones in the Old City Quarter for free trick or treating! Wear your Halloween best! 

Participating businesses will have black and orange balloons outside with candy for friends 12 and under. You can seen a full list of businesses we know are participating at bottom of the post. 

Canine Costume Extravaganza!

Hauntingly hosted outside OCQ’s Woofles Barking Boutique, your costumed fur babies are invited to join in the Halloween fun! From 11-1pm, costumed canines (and any other pets!) will receive a free treat. Plus, Mark Corbett from Pet Pixels Photography will be on-site snapping photos of your furry little monster. Don’t miss out on this boo-tiful opportunity to include your four-legged family members in the festivities!

Businesses we know are participating in free trick or treating:
McLean's Specialty Foods
Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns
Luscious Me Clothing & Gifts
Woofles Barking Boutique
My Collectibles
Charlie's Closet
Gallery Row presented by GEM Fabrications
New York Style Pizza&Pasta Downtown
Pumpkin Pie Kids
Pho A Dong Restaurant
The teak tree
A Wee Cupcakery
Lobelia's Lair Metaphysical Treasures
Damsels Fashion Collections
Charcoal - Eclectic Artisan Emporium and Henna Lounge
Bella by Brianna
The Board Game House



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