The Clean Bin Project

April 19th, 2016
Clean Bin Project Weigh-In by Travis Nep Smith

Clean Bin Project Weigh-In by Travis Nep Smith

Date: April 21st @ 6:30pm (doors at 6:00pm)
Location: The Victoria Event Centre at 720 Douglas
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-film-screening-the-clean-bin-project-filmmakers-in-attendance-tickets-23871677831?aff=eac2

Surfrider Vancouver Island presents an Earth Day evening celebration! Enjoy the screening of the documentary film The Clean Bin Project and learn more about the zero waste movement. Snacks and Q&A with the filmmakers will make for a good event.

For more information visit the website.

Fashion & Food Event: Shake Up Your Spring Wardrobe

April 18th, 2016
When you can't wait for Spring by Kristen Maynes

When you can't wait for Spring by Kristen Maynes

Date: April 21st @ 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: The Bay Centre at 1150 Douglas
Website: http://www.nichemagazine.ca/product/lunch-learn-april-21-2016/

Join Tracey Drake, Editor in Chief of NICHE magazine and The Bay Centre to “Shake Up Your Spring Wardrobe!” Come and learn what’s new for spring fashion including styles, silhouettes and colour palettes. Need a little fashion advice figuring out which trends are right for you? Trying to figure out what to add to your wardrobe this spring? The event includes lunch from Earl’s Kitchen + Bar and a $10 Bay Centre Gift Card.

Only 30 seats are available so register fast!

For more information visit the website.

7th Annual Healthy Hearing Expo

April 17th, 2016
Hearing aid by Soichi Yokoyama

Hearing aid by Soichi Yokoyama

Date: April 19th @ 10:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas
Website: http://www.broadmeadhearing.com/healthy-hearing-expo-2016

The Healthy Hearing Expo is an event where you will have a unique opportunity to ask questions and speak with the leading hearing aid manufacturers. Come see their new products, listen to speakers and collect free giveaways.

For more information visit the website.

Cooking Class: Warming Spring Spinach Curry

April 16th, 2016
Chickpea and Spinach Curry by rusvaplauke

Chickpea and Spinach Curry by rusvaplauke

Date: April 17th @ 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Victoria Public Market at 1701 Douglas
Website: http://victoriapublicmarket.com/event-calendar/

Learn to make seasonal spring spinach into a warming curry in this months’ gluten-free class. Chef Laura from The Good for You Gourmet will demonstrate and sample out Palak Paneer with Indian Rice, and toasted Lentil Pappadums.

Spaces are limited so register in advance with Chef Laura: 250-514-1544.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Likes Bikes> films/photos/conversation

April 15th, 2016
Green light for the bridge by John Luton

Green light for the bridge by John Luton

Date: April 16th @ 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: The Vic Theatre at 808 Douglas
Website: http://gvcc.bc.ca/

Enjoy a night about everyday city cycling, better transportation choices in Victoria, and why more bikes means good business. Included will be films, pictures, and lessons from other bike-friendly cities and guest presentations by Chris and Melissa Bruntlett from Modacity and Jayne Bradbury of Fort Properties.

For more information visit the website.

Law Day in Victoria

April 14th, 2016
Courts of BC by Hillwalker-ca

Courts of BC by Hillwalker-ca

Date: April 16th @ 10:00am–2:00pm
Location: Victoria Courthouse at 850 Burdett
Website: http://www.cbabc.org/LawWeek/Home

Learn about BC’s Justice System & legal resources during Law Week. Enjoy a family friendly day including; Star Wars Themes Mock Trial, Courthouse open house/tours, “Passport to Justice” contest, Judges’ talk, Community Organizations info booths, Victoria Police K9 Unit demonstrations and more.

For more information visit the website.

The Literary Storefront: The Glory Years

April 13th, 2016
Voltaire by Steve

Voltaire by Steve

Date: April 14th @ 7:30pm
Location: Russell Books at 734 Fort
Website: http://www.russellbooks.com/?page=shop/disp&pid=page_Events

In celebration of BC literary history learn about the first democratic non-profit literary centre in Canada. Started in 1978 in Vancouver by an idealistic young woman peot, The Literary Storefront survived till the beginning of 1985.

For more information visit the website.

Café Scientifique: Solar Cells

April 10th, 2016

green power by Martin Abegglen

green power by Martin Abegglen

Date: April 12th Doors @ 5:30pm; Starts @ 6:30pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Website: http://www.uvic.ca/research/learnabout/home/news/cafe/

Enjoy and informal discussion with Dr. Natia Frank of the Department of Chemistry at Uvic. Dr. Frank will be speaking on “A New Spin on Solar Cells: Can We Operate Close to the Theoretical Limit?”.

For more information visit the website.

Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival

April 9th, 2016
Stage Lights by Hisakazu Watanabe

Stage Lights by Hisakazu Watanabe

Date: April 12th-16th
Location: Intrepid Theatre at 1609 Blanshard
Website: http://www.paperstreettheatre.ca/festival.html

Paper Street Theatre is producing a Festival of Improvisation to celebrate the 5th anniversary of improvising throughout Victoria. Each night will feature two different styles such as Quentin Tarantino, Jane Austen, Western, Sci-Fi and more! The festival will also feature special guests.

For more information visit the website.

Last Chance to experience the Bengal Lounge!

April 8th, 2016
The Empress 1908, the Signature drink at the Bengal Lounge by ryan harvey

The Empress 1908, the Signature drink at the Bengal Lounge by ryan harvey

Date: until April 30th
Location: Bengal Lounge in the Fairmont Empress at 721 Government
Website: http://www.fairmont.com/empress-victoria/dining/thebengallounge/

After 61 years the Bengal Lounge is closing their doors as part of the Empress’s massive renovations. Enjoy a last visit in this colonial style lounge known for its authentic curry buffet and signature cocktail menu. The future of the 3,000 square foot venue is unknown as of now so it may not stay as a restraint or bar venue, so enjoy it while you can.

For more information visit the website.