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Saturday, April 15, 2017

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11th Annual Grand Pacific Open Chess Tournament

11th Annual Grand Pacific Open Chess Tournament

Date: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 6:00pm to Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:00am
The Grand Pacific Open is BC's largest chess tournament and this will be its 11th annual! The main event is a six round FIDE and CFC rated Swiss with $5,000 in prizes. The Victoria Youth Chess Championship will run just before the main event and  there are also two free side events - Midnight Blitz with $100 in prizes and a Bughouse tournament to finish off the weekend. 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
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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
 
Repair Cafe

Repair Cafe

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Have an alarm clock that won't buzz or a wheel that won't spin? Don't toss it! Bring it to the Repair Café where you can get help fixing household items. Drop in; space is limited.

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
 
 
 
 
Easter at the Market

Easter at the Market

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Join the Victoria Public Market for a fun filled family Easter event at the Market! On Saturday April 15th from 12:30pm - 3:30pm they'll be hosting a FREE Easter event featuring live music by VINYL WAVE, Balloon Twisting, Kids Crafts, a Free Photobooth by Island Photobooth, and Easter Treat Bags (available to the first 50 kids).

Location: 
#6-1701 Douglas Street, Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
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
 
Stories at Helmcken House: Resilience

Stories at Helmcken House: Resilience

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Come and enjoy stories at Helmcken House every 3rd Saturday of the month. Experienced tellers will delight audiences of all ages with folktales, myths, legends and personal stories from around the world. The Royal BC Museum, the Victoria Storytellers’ Guild, and talented Victoria artists of spoken word are supporters of these events.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Author: Alan MacLeod: Remembered in Bronze and Stone

Author: Alan MacLeod: Remembered in Bronze and Stone

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Victoria author Alan MacLeod shares images and stories of his cross-country journey to document over 130 bronze and stone sculptures memorializing fallen Canadian soldiers of the First World War. Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins February 27.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Musical Victoria

Musical Victoria

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Enjoy songs and ballads popular in early Victoria and find out about the people, places and events they relate to on this walking tour. Start outside of 26 Bastion Square (Burnes House), beside the former Maritime Museum.
 
Location: 
26 Bastion Square
Victoria, BC V8W 1H9
Canada
 
Floral Design: Easter Theme centrepiece

Floral Design: Easter Theme centrepiece

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 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 an Easter themed centrepiece. 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
 
 
Stories at Helmcken House: Resilience

Stories at Helmcken House: Resilience

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Come and enjoy stories at Helmcken House every 3rd Saturday of the month. Experienced tellers will delight audiences of all ages with folktales, myths, legends and personal stories from around the world. The Royal BC Museum, the Victoria Storytellers’ Guild, and talented Victoria artists of spoken word are supporters of these events.

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
 
 
Automic Vaudeville Spring Cabaret

Automic Vaudeville Spring Cabaret

Date: 
Repeats every day 3 times .
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Atomic Vaudeville ends its season with its Spring Cabaret. Love is in the air, flowers are in bloom, and it's time for a little song, a little dance, a little dose of seltzer down your pants. What better way to celebrate the magic of spring with slothclowns, dance-offs, and more
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Live Jazz: Susannah Adams & Joey Smith

Live Jazz: Susannah Adams & Joey Smith

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Steeped in the abundant genre of jazz, vocalist Susannah Adams reaches new depths as she delivers each song in her most innovative and beguiling way. One cannot help but lose themselves in the music during her performances and be transported to new realms as she continually creates afresh such timeless jazz standards with legendary Joey Smith on the guitar and/or double bass, from the Great American Songbook.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Ben Sures w. David P Smith

Ben Sures w. David P Smith

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 9:00pm
Ben Sures is a Canadian singer, songwriter and guitar player. He has been touring Canada for almost 20 years, best known for his unique songwriting and engaging performances. In 2011, his album ‘Gone to Bolivia’ was the most played recording by an Albertan on CKUA radio. Ben’s songs have earned him first, second and Honorary mentions in the John Lennon, International and USA songwriting competitions, twice he has had more than one song find its way into the final rounds in the same year.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 

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