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CARSA Performance Gym, UVic
Check out the full Men's and Women's Vikes Basketball schedules online to see when they play next. Hoops fans can catch the Men’s and Women’s Vikes teams in action at the CARSA Performance Gym at UVic. Get your tickets today at govikesgo.com/tickets. Go Vikes!
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Month of February
The Victoria Cool Aid Society operates the only adult serving non-profit dental clinic on Vancouver Island. Healthy teeth and gums are critical to overall health and well-being, but many people in our community can’t afford the cost of dental care. During the month of February, all donations to Cool Aid’s Everyone Deserves to Smile campaign will be matched, doubling the impact.
February 1 - 28, 2023
Support children and youth in your area by donating your cans to any of the Bottle Depot locations in town during the month of February. Simply bring your donations to any of the three Bottle Depot locations and let them know you are donating to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria. Your support allows us to reach more youth to ignite their passion and potential.
Help youth access much-needed mental health services, such as a crisis helpline to new programs opened by the Take a Hike Foundation in Sooke and Saanich. The goal is to improve youth mental health and emotional well-being through counselling, outreach, and peer support. Help support today!
March 1 - 31, 2023
Celebrate Embrace Aging Month this March! The Eldercare Foundation invites you to explore the possibilities, make connections, and discover the wealth of resources available year-round in your community.
March 21, 2023
INSPIRED Magazine’s annual 55+ Lifestyle Show highlights a wide range of products and services for people over the age of 55. Fashion shows, makeovers, special guest speakers, all day entertainment and lots of prizes. Enjoy pleasant interaction with interesting, informative businesses and learn how you can make the most of your 55+ years.
Sunday, May 28
Registration for the 2023 Oak Bay Half Marathon is now open. Presented by Virgin Radio and Frontrunners, the race date is Sunday, May 28 and includes a Half Marathon, 10K, a four-person relay and a 1km kids run. All the races start and finish in Windsor Park in the heart of Victoria’s Oak Bay.
Fairmont Empress Hotel - Victoria
Come together with animal lovers at our Offleashed Victoria Gala to make a difference for animals in our community. Offleashed celebrates the joy of animals in our lives, champion the programs that serve people and their animals in our area, and support the BC SPCA’s lifesaving work.
August 24 to September 4
The 2022 Victoria Fringe will feature local, national and international artists again this summer as the Fringe returns for 11 days of indie theatre at 6 venues. We are excited to be back with live events and shows at venues across the city, including the Fringe Eve Preview and FringeKids Fest.
Until October 3
Explore The Sidney Museum’s latest travelling exhibit The Little Black Dress: Fashionable Evolution & Societal Change. This show offers a fascinating look at how the LBD has evolved over the 20th century, and how this evolution has been mirrored by the changing roles of women in society.
Register as a team, a group of friends, or an individual and let us place you on a team. Registration fees vary by sport, but start as low as $100 per player.
As Vancouver Islanders, we are united by our care and compassion for one another and our sense of community – neighbours helping neighbours. Your community needs your support. From youth struggling with mental health to isolated seniors who can’t afford a nutritious meal, you can help your neighbours when they need it most. United, we aim to raise $300,000 to fund critical services and supports in the community. The impact of this fund could reach 15,000 individuals in our region through our various programs and initiatives.
The Island series is a collection of century old canoes races, celebrating community, culture and competitive racing. Fairway Gorge paddling clubs motto is to bring communities together through paddling. Fairway Gorge paddling club continues tradition of canoe races in the gorge waterways for years to come.
Known to locals as Beachfest, this 5 ½ week long family-orientated festival includes: the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition, sculpting demonstrations, weekend concerts, an artisan market and a special weekend evening light up of the sculptures.
OVO is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The insects' home is a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
Maffeo Sutton Park, Nanaimo
Join us in Nanaimo Friday night for the kick off of the World Famous “Bathtub Weekend” with your hosts “Wunder bread” & “Sirreal”. Bring the kids Downtown Saturday morning for the “SailPast on Wheels” fun Parade. Sunday marks the return of the “Great International World Championship Bathtub Race” from Nanaimo to the Winchelsea Islands and back.
GoByBike BC Society is celebrating Spring GoByBike Week from May 30 – June 5, 2022 and encourages British Columbians to ride their bikes as much as possible during that week. Whether it’s to work, to school, for fun, for exercise, to stretch your legs between Zoom meetings, to clear your mind … no matter the reason, just ride your bike! Getting around on smaller wheels like scooters and rollerblades counts too or taking the bus part way, carpooling halfway, or using a car for a portion of a long commute.
Championship Soccer returns to Starlight Stadium. Check out the Pacific FC 2022 season schedule here.
July 15 – August 21, 2022
August 11 – August 21
Port Theatre, OV Arts Centre, and at the Fringe Outdoor Stage in Gallery Row in the Old City Quarter
Oaklands Community Association
Parksville Community Park
Join us at the Inner Harbour for the festival of the summer! The Function is the newest all BIPOC festival in downtown Victoria and it is making it's debut in a big way. Featuring one main stage, a vendor village, local food trucks, live art, a barbershop, a photo booth & more!
July 22 – 24, 2022
BC SPCA’s Lock-In for Love is back! From June 1-23 you can Lock-In for Love and lead your community in saving animals. Register for your free online personal or team fundraising page, ask your friends, family and co-workers to donate and “Lock-In” on June 23 for a final fundraising push and then celebrate the animals you’ve saved!
June 29 – August 31, 2022
Saturday, August 20
Pacific Coast Stage Company presents Nanaimo Fringe Festival! Fringe is a Performing Arts festival dedicated to the creation and development of new work, where artists retain 100% of their box office revenues. Come witness a wide range of performances - some comedic, some dramatic, all riveting.
Calling all Lacrosse fans… The Victoria Shamrocks are back and ready to rock the Q Centre! Check out the full schedule here.