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DreamBig Campaign

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
DreamBig Campaign Picture by makeherlab.co

DreamBig Campaign Picture by makeherlab.co

Date: February 16th @6:30pm-9pm; Screening 6:45pm & Panel Discussion: 7:50pm
Location: City Hall of Victoria at 1 Centennial Square
Websites: https://makeherlab.co/products/dream-big-campaign-city-hall

Dream, Girl, the documentary showcasing the stories of ambitious and inspiring female entrepreneurs is coming to Victoria. This documentary is listed in Oprah’s Soulful 100 and has been screened at all the Twitter offices worldwide. The DreamBig event, which includes a screening and an all-star female panel discusses entrepreneurship in Victoria. All tickets are by donation to support initiatives that encourage and provide hand-on experience to girls in the areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and business in order to help them dream big. Presenter include Lisa Helps, Mayor of Victoria; Meredith Moll, VP, Sales & Marketing; Erin Athene, Founder, Purpose Social & Isabelle Mercier Turcotte, Founder, LeapZone Strategies.

For more information visit the website.

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch

Monday, February 13th, 2017
Spanish Tapas by Javi Vte Rejas

Spanish Tapas by Javi Vte Rejas

Date: February 16th @ 5:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/dinearound/

It’s back, and it’s bigger than ever! Tease your taste buds at Victoria’s largest annual food festival. Enjoy mouth-watering samples and handcrafted libations from over 60 restaurants, more than 20 VGA wineries and many of BC’s finest craft breweries.

For more information visit the websites.

Victoria BC Day Events

Sunday, February 12th, 2017
BC celebrates Family Day by Province of British Columbia

BC celebrates Family Day by Province of British Columbia

Date: February 13th
Location: Throughout BC
Websites: http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/familyday/events?field_family_day_org_city_value=Victoria; http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/calendar/

Throughout Greater Victoria like across the rest of BC great family day events will be held at various venues. Enjoy the third annual provincial holiday with family and friends at any of the great events on the above website links.

For more information visit the websites.

Night Shift: Wild Romance

Saturday, February 11th, 2017
Swans on the Thames by Ryan McCurdy

Swans on the Thames by Ryan McCurdy

Date: February 11th @ 8:00pm to 12:00am
Location: Royal BC Museum at 675 Belleville
Websites: http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/visit/events/calendar/event/66330/night-shift-wild-romance

Enjoy this pre-Valentine’s Day event with “attraction, instinct, passion and love. The event will include live music, presentations and adult-only crafts and activities to get your heart racing. A cash bar and snacks from Truffle Catering will be available in this 19+ only event.

For more information visit the website.

Song and Surf Music Festival

Friday, February 10th, 2017
San Juan Inlet by Robin Dawes

San Juan Inlet by Robin Dawes

Date: February 10th to 13th
Location: Multiple Venues at Port Renfrew
Websites: http://songandsurf.com/

Taking place in multiple indoor venues throughout the picturesque town of Port Renfrew, Song and Surf offers attendees unique and intimate concert experiences featuring world class talent.

For more information visit the website.

Saanich Junior Braves Lace up for Victoria Hospice

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
Inanimate Hockey Players by Adrian Hart

Inanimate Hockey Players by Adrian Hart

Date: February 10th @ 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Pearkes Recreation Centre at 3100 Tillicum
Websites: https://www.victoriahospice.org/events/saanich-junior-braves-lace-victoria-hospice

Saanich Junior Braves take on their rivals, the Victoria Cougars with all proceeds from ticket sales, chuck-a-puck, 50/50 draw, post-game jersey auction, and silent auction being directed to Victoria Hospice to support quality end-of-life care in our community. The team’s goal is to raise $15,000 and if reached some of the team players have pledged to shave their heads!

For more information visit the website.

Starman: Acoustic Bowie

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
David by Rosana Prada

David by Rosana Prada

Date: February 8th @ 8:00pm
Location: University Centre Farquhar Auditorium at 3800 Finnerty
Websites: https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/online?event=0

“When Doug Cox first conceptualized Starman: An Acoustic Evening of David Bowie Songs, the throught of it being a posthumous tribute to the influential English rock star was inconceivable. Starman will be presented as a songwriters-in-the-round formant, with lead vocals split evenly among band members. Cox has recruited a solid cast of professional musicians, including Juno award-winning singer/songwriter Helen Austin, and Shaun Verreault of Wide Mouth Mason. Other band members include Cox’s long-time collaborator Sam Hurrie, Linda McRae (Spirit of the West), percussionist Robin Layne (Locarno) and Canadian bassist extraordinaire Rick May.”

For more information visit the website.

Sin City Improvised Serial

Monday, February 6th, 2017
Welcome to Las Vegas by Jason Mrachina

Welcome to Las Vegas by Jason Mrachina

Date: February 7th to March 28th, Tuesdays @ 8:00pm
Location: Victoria Event Centre at 1415 Broad
Websites: http://www.sincityimprovserial.com/

Enjoy some of Canada’s wittiest comic actors performs some hilarious improvised theatre with a continuing story. The scene is the fictional Oasis Casino in Las Vegas circa 1962: gamblers, showgirls, entertainers and cardsharps in the era of The Rat Pack and The Mob. Come to one or come to all five performances.

For more information visit the website.

Tea, Talk & Treats: Threats to Orcas in British Columbia

Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Salish Sea Orcas by kris krug

Salish Sea Orcas by kris krug

Date: February 5th @ 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre at 2070 Phillips
Websites: http://www.sookeregionmuseum.ca/

“The iconic Orca whales of BC face a number of immediate challenges. Some of the key threats are due to the activities of humans and our continued exploitation of the marine environment.” This presentation will highlight the threats associated with food availability, pollution, and noise with Dr. Richard Dewey, Association Director of Science Ocean Networks Canada.

For more information visit the website.

Mozart and Le Mozart Noir

Saturday, February 4th, 2017
sheet music by Kyle Cheung

sheet music by Kyle Cheung

Date: February 5th @ 3:00pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Websites: http://earlymusicsocietyoftheislands.ca/events/mozart-le-mozart-noir/

The Early Music Society of the Island (EMSI) hosts another Northwest Baroque Masterworks projects in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and Early Music Vancouver to present Mozart and Le Mozart Noir. This programme includes several Bouloqne’s violin concertos, orchestral works by Mozart, and one of Haydn’s Paris Symphonies.

For more information visit the website.