Winter Wonderland 2021 (Dec 30)

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Frank Crane Arena
Nanaimo, British Columbia
2300 Bowen Road

COME TO OUR ANNUAL WINTER WONDERLAND! The Frank Crane Arena will be transformed into a “Snow Globe” on December 24 and again from December 26-30! These skate sessions only cost a loonie (some are free!) with all skate and helmet rentals for free! Drop in during any of our public times! This event is brought to the community through a variety of sponsors. TODAY'S SESSIONS FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30 • 10-11:30 am (Family): Coca Cola Ltd. (FREE!) • 11:45 am-1:15 pm: MJR Tree Services • 1:30-3 pm: Shaw Electrical Services • 3:15-4:45 pm: Prism Engineering Ltd. • 7:45-9:30 pm: Tim Hortons-Rock City (FREE!)

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