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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 | 28 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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Off the Grid Music & Art Festival (April 17, 2014)

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Off the Grid Music & Art Festival (April 17, 2014)

Off The Grid is a festival presented free of charge to the community, courtesy of YesBC and our kind sponsors. The festival celebrates youth empowerment in environmental stewardship, with live music performances, art installations, demonstrations and information booths from local sustainability leaders, and a stage run entirely on human and solar power! Off The Grid […]

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Mealshare to launch in 9 new restaurants on April 24th

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mealshare to launch in 9 new restaurants on April 24th

Big news Victoria! We are launching Mealshare at 9 new restaurants in Victoria on April 24th! This will allow customers to turn their dining out into helping out every time they eat out at a Mealshare partnered restaurant. We also just surpassed our milestone of giving over 25,000 meals to people in need! What is […]

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Tinseltots Movies at Cineplex Odeon (April 14, 2014)

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tinseltots Movies at Cineplex Odeon (April 14, 2014)

In addition to the weekly Stars and Strollers movies at Silvercity, the Cineplex Odeon in downtown Victoria also has a monthly feature for parents with new babies, called Tinseltots! The next Tinseltots will be Monday, April 14 at 1.00pm at the Odeon. Call a friend, make it a date, or just come on out and […]

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Victoria Hospice Shred-a-thon (April 12, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Victoria Hospice Shred-a-thon (April 12, 2014)

Get that Spring cleaning underway by shredding those boxes of unwanted confidential documents at the Victoria Hospice Shred-a-thon!  This fundraiser takes place on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bank of Montreal located at Cook and Quadra parking lot, and the minimum suggested donation is $8/box. And after all that […]

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