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Events Calendar

Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Run Meet-Up

Run Meet-Up

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 7 times .
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Join MEC 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 enthusiastic and experienced MEC run leaders
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Master Gardeners at GVPL

Master Gardeners at GVPL

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

 Questions about plants or pests? Save up your questions and drop by the rotunda of the Central Branch to speak with Master Gardeners from the Victoria Master Gardener Association. Kindly bring your specimens in a sealed bag. Drop-in; space is limited.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Victoria Seed Library: Seed Swap

Victoria Seed Library: Seed Swap

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Created by LifeCycles and GVPL, the Victoria Seed Library offers a way for hobby and beginner gardeners to share seeds and other gardening resources. Sign out the varieties that interest you, and then return seeds from your healthiest or tastiest crops. Prerequisite: the Seed Library Member Orientation. Drop-in; space is limited. Admission to drop-in programs is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Bridges, Not Walls 2017
 
Chinatown Walks

Chinatown Walks

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Explore Canada's oldest Chinatown with an experienced guide who will take you to the city's only operating Chinese temple, a herbalist's shop, Fan Tan Alley and treat you to Chinese baking. No reservations needed. Tours take place rain or shine. Purchase tickets online at www.discoverthepast.com or directly from the guides (cash only) starting 15 minutes before each tour. Start outside Starbucks Coffee, corner of Government and Fisgard Street.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Road Ride Meet-Up

Road Ride Meet-Up

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 7 times .
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Join MEC for a dynamic and engaging cycling workout with energetic and experienced MEC leaders, every Saturday at 10:30am!  They'll be searching out new routes and getting you ready for your cycling goals - perhaps even the MEC Spring Century Ride!
 
WHAT TO EXPECT
Riders should be comfortable riding in a group at speeds of  27-30km/hr. All rides will leave the store no later than 10:40am, please come ready to go. Post-ride coffee at a predetermined location. This is a “no drop” ride.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Backcountry 101 - Packing for Overnight

Backcountry 101 - Packing for Overnight

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 4 times .
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Join camping specialists from 11am-12pm for a FREE one-hour clinic designed to introduce you to the equipment required for a safe and comfortable trip and tips for backcountry travel.
 
By the end of this session, participants will be familiar with the essential equipment required for an overnight backcountry adventure, including:
  • The 10 essentials for backcountry travel;
  • Appropriate footwear;
  • Clothing and layering systems;
  • Cooking systems;
  • Sleeping systems;
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Coffee with Caitlyn: Moving to Manual

Coffee with Caitlyn: Moving to Manual

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
The previous, March 11th workshop sold out so we thought we'd offer it again! In this free workshop, Caitlyn will be explaining the fundamentals necessary to allow you to break free from the Automatic mode and start to control your camera! 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
  • Using the built-in light meter
  • Exposure, how your camera sees light
  • Scene modes and when to use them
  • Exposure triangle
  • Shutter speed and aperture
 
SKILL LEVEL:
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Negative Painting for Positive Results

Negative Painting for Positive Results

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Discover how the use of negative shapes can improve your composition and strengthen your design.
 
Negative painting is an alternative approach in which the subject is established by painting around the object rather than by painting the object itself. Kit will also demonstrate how to start with a loose, colourful, textured underpainting and to establish the subject itself with the use of negative painting.
 
Space is limited and registration is required.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
Workshop w/ Ann-Bernice Thomas

Workshop w/ Ann-Bernice Thomas

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Improve your spoken word poetry writing and performance in a workshop series presented by the Victoria Poetry Project!
 
Ann-Bernice Thomas was the 2016 Youth Poet Laureate of Victoria, BC. She has been writing all of her life, but was pushed into slam poetry in 2014 and hasn’t stopped since. In her lively 20 years, she has lived in England, Jamaica, Aurora (GTA), and is now residing in Victoria as she completes her double major in Theatre and Creative Writing at UVic.
 
Location: 
City Studio
742 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1N1
Canada
 
 
Rocket Man with Chris Hadfield

Rocket Man with Chris Hadfield

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Canadian astronaut and international sensation Cmdr. Chris Hadfield harnessed the power of social media to make outer space accessible to millions, infusing a sense of wonder into our collective consciousness not felt since humanity first walked on the Moon. Don’t miss the chance to see him live right here on Earth with the Victoria Symphony!

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
 
Great American Songbook Trio, Louise Rose
 
 
Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Presented in association with Erotica Electronica, Mel Mariposa invites you to spend an afternoon diving into tools for empowering us to have the conversations we sometimes avoid.
 
Why do we hold back from sharing what's alive and true for us? How can we turn conflict from something that separates us into something that brings us closer together? What can we do to invite deeper spaces of listening and courage in relationships?
 
Location: 
Sunset Room
401 Herald Street
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
Handstands Part 2 of 4

Handstands Part 2 of 4

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
In this active class, open to all ability levels, learn how to train and strengthen for handstands and other inversions, resulting in more confidence going upside down. You are welcome to join in for any or all classes in this 4 part prossive YogaLab series. Katie and Brandon work closely with you to help you feel safe and learn how to progress from where you are to where you want to be! Wear yoga clothes, bring a mat, towel and water and come prepared to sweat.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
VIPIRG Conference: A Conversation With Kat Blaque

VIPIRG Conference: A Conversation With Kat Blaque

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
The first part of the night features performances from Mahlikah Aweri, TnT, and Hannah.
 
Afterwards, Kat Blaque will have a sit down conversation with Mohawk/Tuscarora and former Victoria Poet Laureate, Janet Rogers. Kat will be talking about the ways in which internet culture has potential to shape our society going through the 21st century.
 
Meet and Greet with Kat Blaque will follow shortly after.
 
This event takes place on unceded and unsurrendered Lekwungen and WSANEC territories. 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Light and Dark Art Show
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

Date: 
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Friday and every Saturday 48 times .
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Behind Victoria’s old-world charm lie tales of eccentric characters, heroic deeds, intrigue, love, humour, hangings, murder… and GHOSTS! Ghostly Walks start in front of the Visitor Information Centre at 812 Wharf Street.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
OKGB, Did You Die, Bored Décor, Hollow Giant

OKGB, Did You Die, Bored Décor, Hollow Giant

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:30pm
OKGB - [ Post-Punk - Goth Grunge ] 
Calgary imports OKGB have finally dropped an EP they're willing to stick their name to. The four lo-fi tracks of OKGB, recorded by Misha Oreshkov of Smoke Eaters, set themselves apart from The Careless Michael Singles and Tap Out as the band’s most visceral recording to date.
 
DID YOU DIE (YVR) - [ Shoegaze - Grunge ]
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Rocket Man with Chris Hadfield

Rocket Man with Chris Hadfield

Date: 
Repeats every day 2 times .
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Canadian astronaut and international sensation Cmdr. Chris Hadfield harnessed the power of social media to make outer space accessible to millions, infusing a sense of wonder into our collective consciousness not felt since humanity first walked on the Moon. Don’t miss the chance to see him live right here on Earth with the Victoria Symphony!

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
David Vest

David Vest

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
A not-to-be-missed evening devoted to the music of the great Mose Allison, performed by legendary piano master David Vest and his band. 
 
A three-time winner of the Maple Blues Award for piano player of the year, David Vest has been radiatin' the 88s since 1957, and he shows no signs of slowing down.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Live Jazz: Kristina Helene

Live Jazz: Kristina Helene

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Looking for some weekend entertainment? The Pacific Lounge is proud to present live music every Saturday night from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.

Kristina wrote her first song at the age of eight and recorded for her first time in a little garage four years later. She then went on to work with producer Greg Gunhold and was nominated semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition at the age of 15 two years in a row for her song "From Here" and has also won honourable mention awards from the Billboard Music for her song "Where is this going?" and twice for "How Could You". 

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Blue Moon Marquee

Blue Moon Marquee

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm
Always a popular show, this is a must see band!
 
Blue Moon Marquee is a Gypsy Blues band that stem from the wild rose foothills of Alberta. A.W. Cardinal (vocals/guitar) and Jasmine Colette a.k.a. Bandlands Jass (vocals, bass, drums) write and perform original compositions influenced by anything that swings, jumps or grooves. 
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Rammstein: Paris, at The Vic

Rammstein: Paris, at The Vic

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:30pm

19+ EVENT
BEER, WINE, & AN EXCLUSIVE CONCERT FILM EXPERIENCE FOR ONLY $15

In this state-of-the-art concert film, renowned Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund (Black Dog Films) takes a radical new approach to capturing the emotion and thrill of Rammstein’s one-of-a-kind live performance. RAMMSTEIN: PARIS is a fast-paced feast for all senses: a dark and spectacular fairy- tale laced with controversy, don’t-try-this-at-home theatrics, plus the all-consuming aroma of Benzin.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 

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