IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2014 Please note that this page will be updated on a regular basis as we become aware of dates of events that may be of interest to the Community.
January 29 Executive Meeting
February 5 Community Meeting on 7- Eleven rezoning to permit a liquor store. Come and hear the applicants proposal . This is a chance to ask any questions you may have. Meeting will be at 5pm at the Kin Hut.
February 19 Executive Meeting
March 13 Annual General Meeting. 7pm at Kin Hut. Elections for 2014- 2015.There will be short presentations on the following topics: (1) Update on improvements to the Waterfront Walkway (2) Proposed development at 2835 Departure Bay Rd. (3) Departure Creek Salmon Enhancement project update (4) Information on the Departure Bay Eco School (5) Questionnaire results on (a)Proposed liquor store rezoning and (b) Food Trucks at the beach.
April 17 Executive Meeting ( date has been revised from original)
May 15 Executive Meeting (date has been revised from original)
June 5 Public Hearing for the Liquor store rezoning application at the 7-Eleven store. Hearing will be held at 7pm in the Shaw Auditorium of the Vancouver Island Conference Center.
June 19 Executive Meeting ( date has been revised from original)
July 4 11:30 am to 1:30 pm- Kids appreciation day at the Departure Bay Water park (Centennial Park). Free hot dogs and drinks for kids under 12 years of age. Organized by the Kiwanis Sunrisers of Nanaimo
July 16 Executive Meeting (tentative)
August 20 Executive Meeting ( tentative)
Sept 17 Executive Meeting
Sept 28 Rivers Day hosted by City of Nanaimo at Bowen Park from 11:00 to 3:00. Family friendly activities focusing on water, rivers, fishing and nature. Salmon BBQ arranged by Nanaimo Area Land Trust.
Oct 15 Executive Meeting
Oct 23 History Night at the Kin Hut 7pm. Feature speaker will be Lynne Bowen talking about the history of Departure Bay and reading from her new book "Island People". Refreshments will be served.
Nov 13 Habitat restoration Project, Departure Bay School. See Local Issues section of web site (Departure Bay Eco School) for more details.
Nov 15 Municipal Elections
Nov 20 Executive Meeting (date revised)
Dec 17 Executive Meeting (tentative)
Dec 26 Polar Bear Swim, Departure Bay Beach