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Saturday, April 8, 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
 
Zumba Fitness Class

Zumba Fitness Class

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 3 times .
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
Join The Bay Centre for FREE Zumba fitness classes with Kumi Smith and GoodLife Fitness!
 
Enjoy an hour of free fitness on Saturday, April 8th before The Bay Centre opens. The class will run from 9 am to 10 am and is hosted in centre court, on the lower level. The class is free and open to the public; drop-ins welcome. Participants will be required to sign a waiver of release before participating.
 
For more details, visit GoodLife Fitness on level 4 or call 250 381-9444.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Weekend Voiceover Intensive

Weekend Voiceover Intensive

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

Saturday & Sunday, April 8 - 9
9am-3pm (1/2 hour lunch break)

$149 (+GST)
We do not offer refunds, partial refunds or make-up classes.

Course Description:
Level II: Level II is ideal if you have some training in acting or voiceover and would like to hone your skills and become more proficient and natural behind the microphone and speaking in front of people. You will receive all the recordings of your in-class work. This will enable you to hear your progress and give you a base from where to continue developing your voiceover skills.

Location: 
Victoria Academy of Dramatic Arts
618 Yates St
Victoria, BC V8W 1K9
Canada
 
 
Master Gardeners at GVPL

Master Gardeners at GVPL

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 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, April 8, 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
 
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
 
Some Bunny Loves You: Puppet Show and Book Launch

Some Bunny Loves You: Puppet Show and Book Launch

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

For ages 2-6. Join author and musician Jesse Thom of Thom Foolery Creations for an Easter puppet show featuring bunny puppets, riddles and improvisation. Kids will create paper finger puppets of the show’s characters, so they can reenact the fun at home. Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins Feb 27.

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
 
Needle Felting Workshop

Needle Felting Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
This beginner's 3D Needle Felting Workshop will introduce you to basic techniques to get you started on the road to fabulous sculpted creations.  Students attending the Spring workshop will make Easter eggs and bunnies!
 
Call Beehive Wool Shop at (250) 385-2727 to register!
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Poetry Month: Book Spine Poetry
 
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: Book Spine Poetry
 
Coffee with Caitlyn: Macro Photography

Coffee with Caitlyn: Macro Photography

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Learn some tips & techniques for improving your macro photography, and enjoy the opportunity to try out some specialized macro equipment, with instruction along the way.
 
Basic Manual camera operation knowledge is not required but will be beneficial.
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
How to set up a macro shoot
Understanding the basics of magnification ratio
The tools to enhance macro shooting (Filters, lenses, ringlights and more)
How to control your macro environment
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Excavating Royal Jubilee: A Pop-Up Exhibit

Excavating Royal Jubilee: A Pop-Up Exhibit

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
The Royal Jubilee Hospital archaeological collection housed at the Royal BC Museum captures a rare glimpse into the dynamic world of 1890's Victoria. Planned to be the jewel of the burgeoning city, the hospital combined cutting-edge healthcare with the first nursing school west of Winnipeg. With paid and unpaid wards, it also came to serve a diverse community. This history is captured in the artifacts that were excavated from the site in the 1990's, from ‘modern’ medical treatments like opium bottles and mercury syringes to children’s toys and fine porcelain from Japan.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Tartan Day

Tartan Day

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Victoria’s 7th annual TARTAN DAY celebrations on Saturday, April 8, 2017 will recognize ‘National Tartan Day’. Celebrations include a pipe band performance, highland dancing, Celtic rock band, heavy events demos, & displays from various Scottish societies. 2017 Highland Games & Celtic Festival tickets for sale. Whether you have Scottish roots, or you’re just interested in culture, dance and music, it’s sure to be a wee bit o’ fun for the whole family!
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Croquet at Victoria Lawn Bowling Club

Croquet at Victoria Lawn Bowling Club

Date: 
Repeats every day 2 times .
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Victoria Lawn Bowling Club is happy to introduce you to croquet at our Open House, Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 from 1-3 pm Coaching and equipment provided.

Looking for a new sport? An outdoor activity that stimulates your mind and provides some exercise? Discover all the fun that can be had on the lawns in this fascinating open-air game of skill and tactics. Not quite the same as the game you may have played in the backyard: a little more tricky and fun to learn.

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
 
Floral Design: Zen garden arrangement

Floral Design: Zen garden arrangement

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 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 create a zen garden arrangement. 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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silver Ring Workshop

Silver Ring Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for a Silver Ring Workshop with Becki Chan! In this 3-hour basic wax carving workshop, we’ll take you through each step of the process - from an introduction to the tools, ring design and sizing to wax carving. Previous experience in jewelry is not required, nor is any sculpting or drawing skill. The wax carving process uses basic tools, which makes it easy for everyone to design and carve a unique and personalized ring.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Concept-Couture Fashion Exhibition

Concept-Couture Fashion Exhibition

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Fashion Exhibition is an evening event held at the Crystal Garden in Victoria BC on April 8th, 2017. Developed and produced by Concept-Couture, The Fashion Exhibition aims to provide its designers and boutiques a platform to share their merchandise with a wide and diverse public audience. The Fashion Exhibition is paving the way alongside new fashion thinkers, by encouraging our clients to list their runway fashions available for purchase immediately after presented on the runway.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal

Date: 
Repeats every day 2 times .
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

When Les Grands Ballets Canadiens brought this intensely physical work by choreographer Ohad Naharin to Victoria in 2003, it was met with an overwhelming response. To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we’ve invited this company back to The Royal 14 years later! Naharin, considered one of the world’s leading contemporary choreographers, is Artistic Director of Israel’s fabled Batsheva Dance Company. Les Grands rarely tours to western Canada. When you see them, you’ll want them to return again and again.

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
 
An Evening with George Saunders

An Evening with George Saunders

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
If you aren't familiar with George Saunders, now is your chance! The author of the bestselling The Tenth of December, Saunders is an absurdist, humanist, satirical master of both the essay and the short story. His long-awaited first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, is garnering huge acclaim, and we are delighted to present an evening with one of our very favourite writers!
 
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
 
Back to New Orleans

Back to New Orleans

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
Two years ago, two musical lovebirds put on a concert to help fund their dream vacation to New Orleans to experience firsthand the incredible music and culture of Jazz’s first city. Their memorable trip has led to new music to explore, new collaborations, an even greater appreciation for the extraordinary musicians who live there and the inspiration for Victoria’s first New Orleans Style Brass Band.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
26hr Improvathon

26hr Improvathon

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
Paper Street Theatre is holding a 26-hour Improvathon! 
 
That's right, for a full 26 hours on April 8-9 our brave improvisers will improvise their little hearts out - non-stop.
 
Why are we subjecting ourselves to 26 hours of improv?
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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