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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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Victoria Film Festival - Play @ The Fort

Victoria Film Festival - Play @ The Fort

Date: 
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 5:00pm

Every day at The Fort, take in a different Virtual Reality experience, brought to you by that lovely man, Shealand Keais, and Victoria’s virtual reality arcade, Vic VR. They are accessible all day.

With performances from Messy Max, Matt Stanyer and more, see the website for more details!

Location: 
Fort Tectoria
777 Fort Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1H2
Canada
 
 
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Victoria Regional Innovation Opportunity

Victoria Regional Innovation Opportunity

Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 8:00am

BC Innovation Council is hosting the Victoria Regional Innovation Opportunity. 

This FREE event will be a platform for industry, government, and regional stakeholders to communicate and discuss their innovation challenges with BC researchers, companies and entrepreneurs.

Come learn about the challenges faced by companies and Ministries AND how YOU can solve them.

What can you expect?
A showcase of challenges specific to companies and Ministries that are the gateway to global markets.

Location: 
680 Montreal Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1Z8
Canada
 
 
Victoria Film Festival - SEE @ The Bay

Victoria Film Festival - SEE @ The Bay

Date: 
Repeats every day 10 times .
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

What is SEE @ The Bay?

A) An Art Exhibit of Canadian Film posters.
B) A pop-up cinema featuring perspectives from regional filmmakers
C) A look at interviews and influences of filmmakers and artists appearing at Victoria Film Festival 2017

The Victorian Film Festival will also be presenting short films from the regions and voices of Canada, the new talent who have something to say visually to make us think or make as laugh, they will be shown as four different sets of shorts, as follows:

Location: 
The Bay Centre (Lower level of The Bay Centre, next to centre court)
1150 Douglas St
Victoria, BC V8W 3M9
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Make emergency preparedness a New Year's Resolution for you and your family in 2017! Take the opportunity to learn how you can be more “emergency prepared" by registering for a FREE workshop offered by Emergency Management Victoria, the City of Victoria’s resource for helping our community prepare for an emergency. Learn about the hazards that can affect Victoria, what to include in your home emergency kit, what you can do to minimize injury and protect your home from an earthquake, and how to reunite with loved ones after a disaster.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Robert Bateman Centre Tour

Robert Bateman Centre Tour

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Saturday until Sat Apr 29 2017 .
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Every Tuesday and Saturday at 2:00pm enjoy a 45 minute tour through the gallery with one of our Bateman experts.
Learn about Robert’s evolution as an artist, and hear personal stories behind the creation of this work.

Free with your purchase of admission.
No registration required, simply meet at the gallery desk at 2:00pm.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scrabble at the Library

Scrabble at the Library

Date: 
Repeats every week 9 times .
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:45pm

How do you spell fun? S-C-R-A-B-B-L-E! Enjoy three competitive games of Scrabble with players from the Victoria Scrabble Club every Tuesday evening in the 2nd floor meeting room. Drop in; space is limited.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Tying Demo

Tying Demo

Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

OPST will be presenting on the basics of composite loops, with an emphasis on the little details in loop preparation that will turn out a nice looking fly that swims as intended. Mike McGovney will be on hand to demonstrate several current favorite patterns, which we can swim in a tank right after tying. Come join us from 6-9pm. $5 Admission.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Run Meet Up

Run Meet Up

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday 8 times .
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join in weekly for a free group run. No experience required, and beginners are welcome. Weekend runs are usually longer, and have two leaders for different pace groups or distances, as the group requires.

Check us out on meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Victoria-MEC-Run-Meetup-Group/ for post-run route maps and photos!

All runs start and end at MEC Victoria, meeting on the bike patio
New routes every week
Runs are lead by our enthusiastic and experienced MEC run leaders

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Pre-Screening Reception for BC Shorts Program at VFF

Pre-Screening Reception for BC Shorts Program at VFF

Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
CineVic is very proud of our members and local filmmakers who are screening this year at the Victoria Film Festival. So we’re throwing a party in their honour! 
 
Before you catch the 9:45pm screening of the BC Shorts program on Tuesday, February 7th at Cineplex Odeon, come on into CineVic for a pre-screening reception – we’re just around the corner! 
 
We’ll have some food, and a cash bar to wet your whistle.
This event is FREE and open to the public!
Location: 
CineVic
#102 - 764 Yates Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1L4
Canada
 
The King - Donny Edwards

The King - Donny Edwards

Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

"The King" will take you back to the beginning of Elvis' career in the 1950's and the spark of the rock 'n roll revolution. Relive the  magic moments of the 50's with the rockabilly hits like "Shake, Rattle and Roll" and "Blue Suede Shoes", travel into the 60's with the hits “Return To Sender” and “Viva Las Vegas” to Elvis' astonishing climatic concerts of the 1970's with hit songs like “Burning Love”, “American Trilogy” and “Suspicious Minds”. Donny Edwards performance is so authentic you'll feel as if you're watching the King himself.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Open Word: Readings and Ideas: Jordan Tannahill
 
 
Sin City Improvised Serial

Sin City Improvised Serial

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday 18 times except Tue Dec 20 2016, Tue Dec 27 2016, Tue Jan 03 2017, Tue Jan 10 2017, Tue Jan 17 2017.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:00pm

Hilarious improvised theatre with a continuing story performed by Victoria’s wittiest comic actors, directed live by Ian Ferguson. The action takes place at the fictional Oasis Casino in Las Vegas circa 1961/62: gamblers, showgirls, entertainers and cardsharps cavort in the glamorous era of The Rat Pack and mob management.
Each episode promises laughter and stands alone as a great night out.
8pm Tuesday nights Oct. 25- Dec. 13, 2016 and Jan. 24 – March 28, 2017.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
The Get Down: Improv Night

The Get Down: Improv Night

Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:00pm to 11:45pm
Come join in on our first Improv night with Daniel Belkin and company. If on the fly comedy is your jam than join in on the fun.  Also, after the show DJ Grand Cru will be spinning some of the smoothest jams around. 
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 

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