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Saturday, April 1, 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
 
 
Magic the Gathering Modern Tournament

Magic the Gathering Modern Tournament

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Format: Modern!
Registration: 9:30AM-9:55AM (If you will be late, call otherwise you will not be able to register!)
Start time: 10:00AM
REL: Competitive (Yes, you need a decklist)
 
Tournament Structure: 
Entry Fee: $30
Number of rounds will be based on attendance with a cut to top 8.
 
Prizes: Come out and enjoy the first Modern for Staples! Prizes will be given out based on attendance in the form of Staple cards or store credit equivalent.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
April Fool's

April Fool's

Date: 
Repeats every day 11 times .
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Don’t let the Royal BC Museum dupe you. Museum staff will place unusual objects next to artifacts and specimens in displays throughout the museum galleries. Some of these things are not like the other and it’s your job to identify the objects that don’t belong.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Chinatown Walks

Chinatown Walks

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 5 times .
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
Chinatown Walks are 90 minute walking tours through Canada’s oldest Chinatown. Follow in the footsteps of gold miners, merchants, labourers and revolutionaries as we wend our way along Chinatown’s main streets and then weave into Fan Tan Alley (the city’s most infamous thoroughfare). Discover the fascinating past and vibrant present of Canada’s oldest Chinatown. Visit Fan Tan Alley and the city’s only operating Chinese temple on this in-depth tour.
 
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
 
Poetry Month: The Theme of Time

Poetry Month: The Theme of Time

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Celebrate Poetry Month by joining City of Victoria's Poet Laureate Yvonne Blomer and other guest poets as they read poems on the theme of time and being Canadian. Through their work, poets will explore why this is an important time to be Canadian and what it means to be Canadian. Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and The League of Canadian Poets.Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Oregon Day

Oregon Day

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:30am to 11:45pm
Certainly one of the stand-out events we hosted last year. For 2017 our co-host, Copper & Theory, has been able source even more great beer! Breweries participating...
 
Breakside - Scott Lawrence in attendance
pFriem - Josh pFriem in attendance
Gigantic - Ben Love in attendance
Cascade - Edwin Johnson in attendance
Commons - Travis Sandoval in attendance
Upright
Rogue
Ninkasi
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 1:00pm

• Presenting select scenes from the multi-award winning Broadway production at The Bay Centre’s Centre Court!
• Win 2 free tickets to the full production!
• Bring the kids! Representatives from Tru Spa Institute of Aesthetics will be on hand to turn boys and girls into Beauty's and Beasts!
• CCPA will have an information booth at the centre from March 30-April 1 @ the Bay Centre

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
 
April Fools Tour

April Fools Tour

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Test your wits against our storyteller guides who have prepared some bizarre tales to tell. Some are absolutely true, but others are pure fabrications. Which is which? Truth indeed can be stranger than fiction! Start out front of the Visitor Information Centre at 812 Wharf Street,  directly across from the Empress Hotel.
 
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Emily Carr String Quartet

Emily Carr String Quartet

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Seven Last Words (Die sieben letzten Worte) by Franz Joseph Haydn was commissioned by the Catholic cathedral for Holy Week, the week preceding Easter, in 1785. It was composed originally for string orchestra, and made up of seven sonatas plus an introduction. The seven movements were meant to express and comment on the seven last statements of Christ as he was dying on the cross, as recorded in scripture. The Seven Last "Words" of Jesus Christ from the cross are actually seven short phrases that Jesus uttered on Calvary that serve as an excellent holy week meditation.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Floral Design: Two in One

Floral Design: Two in One

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Poppies Floral Art is offering workshops in floral design. We will inspire you to create amazing flower arrangements. In this workshop, learn how to make one larger arrangement and one smaller in a matching round tray-like container. Instruction provided by Andrea Posno-Walker. The cost of the workshops with all materials and the containers is $45 plus taxes. You have the option of returning the containers for an in-store credit.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Women & Words

Women & Words

Date: 
Repeats every month 4 times .
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Find your voice. Speak your truth. Write your story.

Women and Words offers you the rare opportunity to gather with a group of inspired women in a place safe enough to find your voice and nurture the words your heart has been asking you to let out. Feel free to bring something you are working on, or come with a blank page. This workshop is designed to get the writing flowing through a series of exercises/activities.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
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
 
 
Mozart and Mendelssohn

Mozart and Mendelssohn

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Revel in the sprightly and exquisitely beautiful duet of Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with VS soloists Victoria Lindsay and Kenji Fuse. This joyful concert also includes not one but two symphonies: the vibrant “Haffner” by Mozart and the harmonious Mendelssohn Symphony No. 1.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Lust Life Jazz Band Plays the Pacific Lounge

Lust Life Jazz Band Plays the Pacific Lounge

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 5 times except Sat Apr 15 2017.
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Lust Life Jazz Band performs live at The Pacific Lounge at The Hotel Grand Pacific Saturdays April 1, 8, 22 and 29, 2017

Admission is free. Table reservations by phone – 1-800-663-7550

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Instruments of Happiness

Instruments of Happiness

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Electric guitarists Tim Brady, Jonathan Barriault, Simon Duchesne, and Marc-Olivier Lamontagne will be coming to Victoria on their cross-Canada tour to present a concert that promises “to extend the boundaries of the electric guitar.” Featuring compositions by Tim Brady, Emily Hall, Maxime McKinley, René Lussier, Gordon Fitzell, Scott Godin, and Jordan Nobles this concert will be an exciting exploration pushing new music for electric guitar to its next evolution.  Remember: you can never be sad with a guitar in your hands.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
The Neon Time Machine!

The Neon Time Machine!

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00pm
Do you share our belief that the world needs bright colours, big sounds, high spirits and wild dance? The NEON TIME MACHINE is here to take us into a beautiful shared future, through a brightly saturated portal fusion with the past! Here, the colours light the way to a dance night like no other... where the elegant & upbeat sounds of yesterdays best swing, funk, blues & soul are brought to life with today's best basslines & dance community! 
 
Location: 
Sunset Room
401 Herald Street
Victoria, BC V8T 4R4
Canada
 
Garden City Soul Club: For Dancers Only

Garden City Soul Club: For Dancers Only

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00pm
Victoria's longest running vinyl only Soul and Funk night, is back for another month!  If you have never been to one of these events let us give you the low down. This is a floor fillin', soul shakin' DANCE PARTY!
 
We are constantly digging up new tracks for your dancing pleasure. We play Northern Soul rarities, Stax and Motown classics, Modern Soul bangers, and Funky floor fillers. We strongly encourage dressing nice for the night and we do have a coat check.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Story Story Lie

Story Story Lie

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00pm

THIS SHOW SELLS OUT EVERYTIME! Get your tickets now! We don't want you to miss out!
You’ll be getting the cities best performers sharing intimate, hilarious, often embarrassing, stories that seem too odd to be true. The catch is, one story is a lie.

Is it Morgan Cranny, Riel Hahn, Justin Carter, Matthew Payne, Noreen Murphy, or Ruban Rebalkin?

Location: 
1414 Douglas
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 

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