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Events & Notices

September

When: Sunday, September 21 at 1:00 PM
Where: Coastal Black Estate Winery
Cost: $50/adult, $10/youth

Sample the tastes of the Island and meet Vancouver Island chefs, vintners, and food producers at a gourmet picnic September 21, at Coastal Black Estate Winery.

Learn more about all the region has to offer while supporting scholarships and bursaries for NIC Professional Cook (Culinary Arts) students, as well as the North Islands’ Chefs Association and Farmers’ Market Association. See www.gourmetpicnic.ca for details.

Adult tickets are $50. Youth tickets (6 years – 12 years) are $10. Children under 5 years are free. Family passes and shuttle bus transportation are also available.

Tickets sales for this much-anticipated sell-out event begin at 10 am on Sunday, June 1. Guests can purchase tickets online at https://gourmetpicnic.ca or in person at the Coastal Black Estate Winery in Black Creek.

When: Monday, September 22 at 10:00 AM
Where: Stan Hagen Theatre, Comox Valley campus
Cost: Free

Learn more about the many diverse and fun programs being offered this fall through Comox Valley ElderCollege.

ElderCollege provides affordable programs designed for students 55 and over who are looking for unique educational opportunities in an enjoyable and engaging environment.

Membership is required for course registration; membership is $10.50 and is valid from September 1 to August 31. Course fees range from $10.50 to $36.75.

Full details about courses, events and registration can be found at www.nic.bc.ca/eldercollege, or by calling 250.334.5000 (local 4602).

Fall registration begins on Monday, September 22 at 9 a.m. at NIC’s Comox Valley campus, or online at www.nic.bc.ca/ec.

When: Thursday, September 25 at 1:00 PM to Nov 27
Where: Wave Room, Comox Valley Aquatic Centre
Cost: FREE!

If you're a North Island College student, you can enjoy 10 weeks of free yoga, starting Sept. 25! Join other students every Thursday afternoon from Sept. 25 to Nov. 27 in the Wave Room at CV Aquatic Centre. Class begins at 1 pm and all ranges of experience and ability are welcome.

Special thanks to Helen from Inspired Earth Projects for sharing her practice with us!

For more information, please contact Jessica at NISU, at 250-334-5000 ex. 4190. 

When: Thursday, September 25 at 7:00 PM
Where: Cafeteria, Port Alberni campus

NIC Foundation award recipients are invited to attend a special reception with their family where they will have the opportunity to meet the generous members of our community who have made North Island College bursaries and scholarships possible.

All are welcome to attend the NIC Foundation Awards Reception in the cafeteria at the Port Alberni campus on Sept. 25, beginning at 7 pm.

For more information about the Foundation, please visit www.nic.bc.ca/foundation. To RSVP for this event, contact Erin Petersen at 250-334-5000 ex. 4039.

October

When: Wednesday, October 01 at 7:00 PM to Oct 02
Where: Crowne Isle Resort, ballroom

NIC Foundation award recipients are invited to attend a special reception with their family where they will have the opportunity to meet the generous members of our community who have made North Island College bursaries and scholarships possible.

This year, the NIC Foundation Awards Reception in the Comox Valley will be held on two separate evenings, Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, beginning each night at 7 pm. These events will take place in the ballroom at Crowne Isle Resort. Guests are requested to attend their designated reception as noted in the reception letter.

For more information about the Foundation, please visit www.nic.bc.ca/foundation. To RSVP for this event, contact Erin Petersen at 250-334-5000 ex. 4039.

When: Monday, October 06 at 10:00 AM
Where: Mt. Waddington Regional Campus
Cost: Free

Everyone is invited to join faculty, staff and students at the Mt. Waddington Regional Campus on Monday, Oct. 6 for Open House & Orientation.

  • Tour the facilities,
  • Learn about courses and programs,
  • Meet instructors and fellow students,
  • Get to know your Student Union,
  • Participate in fun events, and
  • Enjoy a free BBQ!

The Open House & Orientation begins at 10 am, and runs until 2 pm at the Mt. Waddington Regional Campus, located at 9300 Trustee Road, Port Hardy. For more information, contact Naida Brochie at 250-949-7912 ext. 2811.

When: Wednesday, October 08 at 7:00 PM
Where: Cafeteria, Campbell River campus

NIC Foundation award recipients are invited to attend a special reception with their family where they will have the opportunity to meet the generous members of our community who have made North Island College bursaries and scholarships possible.

All are welcome to attend the NIC Foundation Awards Reception in the cafeteria at the Campbell River campus on Oct. 8, beginning at 7 pm.

For more information about the Foundation, please visit www.nic.bc.ca/foundation. To RSVP for this event, contact Erin Petersen at 250-334-5000 ex. 4039.

November

When: Thursday, November 06
Where: Comox Valley campus
Cost: Free
Course Code: GENI 5130

Find out more about NIC's Landscape Horticulture programs during a FREE information session on November 6 at the Comox Valley campus.

Learn how you can earn your Interprovincial (Red Seal) in the Island’s only apprenticeship training programs in landscape horticulture or prepare for entry-level employment with the Landscape Horticulture Fundamentals certificate. Even if you wish to grow your hobby as a recreational gardener, NIC’s programs provide applied knowledge to take your skills to the next level.

The information session will start at 6:30 pm. The session is free, but pre-registration is required.

Register in person at your local campus or, to register online, visit the course page and select the session you wish to attend. For more information, contact Julia Peters at 250-923-9724.

When: Tuesday, November 25
Where: Campbell River campus
Cost: Free
Course Code: GENI 5110

Hospital unit clerks play a vital role in information management, administrative support and services in hospitals, medical offices, and care facilities. North Island College's Hospital Unit Clerk certificate program prepares graduates to step directly into this busy, rewarding career. For more information, visit the Hospital Unit Clerk certificate program.

You can also find out more about the Hospital Unit Clerk program at a FREE information session on November 25 at the Campbell River campus. Ask questions, meet the instructors, and speak with student advisors to see if the Hospital Unit Clerk program is right for you.

This Information Session is free to attend, but registration is required. Register in person or visit the course page, click on "Online Registration Available", and use the course code GENI-5110.

When: Wednesday, November 26
Where: Comox Valley campus
Cost: Free
Course Code: GENI 8020

With NIC's Animal Care Aide certificate program, graduates gain the practical skills and knowledge needed for employment in veterinary hospitals, animal shelters, and kennels.
 
If you're interested in becoming an Animal Care Aide, find out more about the program and meet your instructor at a free information session on November 26 at the Comox Valley campus. Session begins at 6:30 pm, and attendees must pre-register.
 
Register in person at your local campus or, to register online, visit the course page, click on "Online Registration Available", and use the course code GENI-8020.

December

When: Tuesday, December 02
Where: Comox Valley campus
Cost: Free

Find out more about NIC's Landscape Horticulture programs during a FREE information session on December 2 at the Comox Valley campus.

Learn how you can earn your Interprovincial (Red Seal) in the Island’s only apprenticeship training programs in landscape horticulture or prepare for entry-level employment with the Landscape Horticulture Fundamentals Certificate. Even if you wish to grow your hobby as a recreational gardener, NIC’s programs give you the skills you need.

The information session starts at 6:30 pm. The session is free, but pre-registration is required.

Register in person at your local campus or, to register online, visit the course page and select the session you wish to attend. For more information, contact Julia Peters at 250-923-9724.

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