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Throwback Thursday – Town & Country Mall

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Throwback Thursday – Town & Country Mall

Welcome back to another edition of Throwback Thursday. Last week we showed you Bear Mountain Village, and all the changes that occurred between 2005 and 2013. If you missed it, you can check it out here. This week we are showcasing what used to be the Town & Country Mall, which is now Uptown Shopping […]

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Iconic – Songs That Changed the World (April 25, 2014)

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Iconic – Songs That Changed the World (April 25, 2014)

Creatively United for the Planet is excited to present “ICONIC: Songs That Changed the World.” This concert promises to be inspiring, fun, and nostalgic. Nine of Victoria’s most passionate musical performers offer their re-imagined versions of songs we love to hear again and again—songs that have really made an impact on our lives over the […]

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17th Annual Times Colonist Book Drive 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
17th Annual Times Colonist Book Drive 2014

Book Dropoff The 17th annual Times Colonist Book Drive is April 26 and 27 at the Victoria Curling Club, 1952 Quadra St. It runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days. Books may also be dropped off year-round at the Alpine Group, 1045 Dunford Ave., Langford. If you have questions, e-mail TCBookDrive@timescolonist.com. Book Sale […]

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20th Annual Bike to Work Week (May 26-June 1, 2014)

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
20th Annual Bike to Work Week (May 26-June 1, 2014)

Strap on your helmet and pump up your bicycle tires for the 20th Annual Greater Victoria Bike to Work Week!  Fun events are held throughout the week with thousands of dollars in prizes to be won. Kicking off Bike to Work Week is the Commuter Challenge which compares travel time between a car and cyclist. […]

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Quadra Village Day (May 10, 2014)

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Quadra Village Day (May 10, 2014)

JOIN US SATURDAY, MAY 10, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. FOR QUADRA VILLAGE DAY 2014! Drop by Kings Rd between Quadra and Dowler, and enjoy fun, free, all-ages activities. Begin with the Pancake Breakfast and Healthy Start Breakfast at 9:30am. Stay for musical performances from 9:30 -1:00 by Michael Wood Band, Geoffrey Lundstrom and Johnny […]

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All About Humans (April 24-May 11, 2014)

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
All About Humans (April 24-May 11, 2014)

All About Humans is a collection of oil paintings by Mia Watkins. Working from photographs of people in her every day life, Watkins attempts to depict fragments of the internal human experience through an external reflection. Based in realism, the works contain influence from classic portraiture with elements that graze the edge of figurative painting […]

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Selkirk Waterfront Festival (May 24, 2014)

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Selkirk Waterfront Festival (May 24, 2014)

Spring is on its way and so is the annual Selkirk Waterfront Festival on Saturday May 24th, from 10am-3pm. Family fun for everyone! The Selkirk Waterfront Festival is an annual event hosted by the Burnside Gorge Community Association. This festival offers the thrills of carnival-style rides and activities, tasty treats in the Food Court and […]

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Throwback Thursday – Bear Mountain Village

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Throwback Thursday – Bear Mountain Village

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone, we hope you have been enjoying our new feature here on Victoria Explorer. Last week we showed you CanWest Mall and the differences between 2005 and 2013. Today we are going to take a look at the village at Bear Mountain, and the changes over the years from 2005 and 2013. […]

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Free Public Sailing with Outer Shores Expeditions (May 4, 2014)

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Free Public Sailing with Outer Shores Expeditions (May 4, 2014)

Cousin to the legendary Bluenose featured on the Canadian dime, the wooden schooner has gone from a long history of cruising and winning races to now being owned and operated by Outer Shores Expeditions, B.C.’s premier expedition sailing company. Celebrate with us! We warmly invite you aboard the Passing Cloud for a free public sailing […]

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CONTEST: Two $25 Starbucks Gift Cards

| April 15, 2014 | 36 Comments
CONTEST: Two $25 Starbucks Gift Cards

Last month was Starbucks 20th anniversary on Vancouver Island, and with it they gave back to the Island community with a special anniversary celebration and a $20,000 donation to the Vancouver Island Salvation Army. That first store 20 years ago is still there today, on the corner of Fort Street and Blanshard. “I remember it […]

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