Durrance Lake Loop

January 14th, 2017
Durrance Lake by Old Itch

Durrance Lake by Old Itch

Date: January 15th @ 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location: Mount Work Regional Park
Websites: https://www.crd.bc.ca/docs/default-source/parks-pdf/nature-programs-winter-2017-web.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist for a hike around this picturesque lake to explore its many inhabitants. Wear waterproof footwear. Meet in the Durrance Lake parking lot off Durrance off Willis Point Road.

Hamelin, a new fable: Children’s Theatre

January 13th, 2017
Hamelin by Valeria Luongo

Hamelin by Valeria Luongo

Date: January 15th @ 11:00am
Location: University Centre Farquhar Auditorium at UVic
Websites: https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2439.html

“Axis Theatre’s unique theatre style re-tells the comedic, heart-tugging musical story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, featuring a cast of five professional actor/musicians using masks and puppets.” Axis Theatre is one of BC’s important cultural institutions, travelling the world to share their unique repertoire of plays for all ages.

For more information visit the website.

Stephen Fearing Album Release – Every Soul’s A Sailor

January 12th, 2017
Stephen Fearing by stephenfearing.com/about/

Stephen Fearing by stephenfearing.com/about/

Date: January 14th @ 7:30pm; doors 7:00pm
Location: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, Oak Bay Secondary at 2121 Cadboro Bay
Websites: http://go-artist.com/events/stephen-fearing-album-release-every-souls-a-sailor

Multi JUNO Award-winner Stephen Fearing is celebrating his recent move to Victoria by launching his ninth studio record, Every Soul’s a Sailor, at a special album release concert. Opening guests will be Black Angus with high energy levels and state presence.

For more information visit the website.

Winter Birds of Witty’s (Guided Walk)

January 11th, 2017
Belted Kingfisher by Nicole Beaulac

Belted Kingfisher by Nicole Beaulac

Date: January 14th @ 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park
Websites: https://www.crd.bc.ca/docs/default-source/parks-pdf/nature-programs-winter-2017-web.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist to find out who’s who at the lagoon, a favourite bird hangout. Bring binoculars if you have a pair, a spotting scope will be available. Meet at the Nature House.

For more information visit the website.

Saanich Seedy Saturday

January 10th, 2017

Seedy Saturday by greenkeepers.ca

Seedy Saturday by greenkeepers.ca

Date: January 14th @ 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: The Gardens at HCP at 505 Quayle
Websites: http://haliburtonfarm.org/coming-up-next-saturday-january-14/

Haliburton Farm presents its 5th annual Seedy Saturday: 30 Quality vendors, seeds, plants, local businesses, community seed exchange, children’s table. Nourishment provided by Charlotte & the Quail and complimentary drinks by Level Ground Trading.

For more information visit the website.

Public Opening: Urban Bird Sancturary

January 9th, 2017

Marsh Wren B&W by Nicole Beaulec

Marsh Wren B&W by Nicole Beaulec

Date: January 14th @ 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Robert Bateman Centre at 470 Belleville
Websites: https://batemancentre.org/events/public-opening-boxed-sanctuary/

Take advantage of the opening day ½ price admission to celebrate the newest exhibit, Boxed Santuary! Hot beverages and confections will be provided and activities for young kids will be available all day long. Learn more about the Urban Sanctuary Project that celebrates our connection to local bird sanctuaries.

For more information visit the website.

Thibaut Garcia Guitar Recital

January 8th, 2017

Ovation by Jean-Baptiste Bellet

Ovation by Jean-Baptiste Bellet

Date: January 11th @ 8:00pm
Location: Phillip T Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building at Uvic
Websites: https://victoriabuzz.com/victoria-events/thibaut-garcia-guitar-recital/

Winner of six international competitions and one of Europe’s most talented young virtuosos. Absolutely not to be missed! Mr. Garcia’s Victoria debut includes works of Weiss, Manjon, Rodrigo, and the Four Season of Piazzolla.

For more information visit the website.

Open Word: Readings and Ideas: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

January 7th, 2017

an open Bood by imanka

an open Bood by imanka

Date: January 11th @ 7:30pm
Location: Wilna Thomas Building, Room 234, Camosun Lansdowne Campus
Websites: http://openspace.ca/programming/open-word-readings-and-ideas-leanne-betasamosake-simpson

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson will be reading from her forthcoming collection of short stories.

For more information visit the website.

UVic Faculty Concert: The Brass Menagerie

January 6th, 2017

Shiny brass 3 by Dukas Ju

Shiny brass 3 by Dukas Ju

Date: January 8th @ 2:30pm
Location: Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building at UVic, 3800 Finnerty
Websites: https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2449.html

UVic’s low brass instructors present a concert with proceeds benefiting the Eugene Dowling Scholarship for Tuba and Euphonium. Program will include Vaughan-Williams’ Tuba Concerto, Arthur Pryor’s Blue Bells of Scotland, Ewazen’s Trio for Trombone, Tuba and Piano, Morricon’s Gabriel’s Oboe and more.

For more information visit the website.

Craft Cider and Yoga Dance Party

January 4th, 2017
Yoga! by DJ Power Yoga party

Yoga! by DJ Power Yoga party

Date: January 14th @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: McTavish Academy of Art at 1720 McTavish
Websites: https://mctavishacademy.ca/

Enjoy an evening of spirited body movement paired with spirited beverages! Yoga 505 Teacher Adrian Brett will lead you through an upbeat flow class with a soundtrack set to get you moving. Afterwards enjoy a refreshing cider tasting brought to you by Todd Creek Craft Ciders. The entire event is by donation and benefits Jeneece Place – a temporary home away from home for children and their families receiving medical care in Victoria, operated by the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. Door prizes will also be given out during the event.

For more information visit the website.