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CTV Vancouver Island is proud to support not-for-profit community and charitable organizations across the island.   To submit an event for consideration, please email islandcommunityevents@ctv.ca.  

Please Note: due to the large number of submissions, we are unable to respond to every request.  We thank you for choosing CTV to help promote your event and wish you great success.
 

Embrace Aging

Embrace Aging Month

March 1-31

Various Locations

Get connected to inspiring people, ideas, and valuable resources by attending workshops, activities, and special events to help you navigate and embrace the journey of aging.

The Eldercare Foundation invites you to explore the possibilities, make connections and discover the wealth of resources available year-round in your community. There are free workshops, activities and events island-wide to help you navigate and embrace the journey of aging. All ages are welcome! 

 
Michelle Obama

Becoming: An Intimate Conversation With Michelle Obama

March 21, 2019

Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature intimate and honest conversations between Mrs. Obama and a selection of to-be-announced moderators, reflective of the extraordinary stories shared in the wide-ranging chapters of her memoir.

Attendees will hear firsthand about Mrs. Obama’s inspirational triumphs and personal setbacks, from childhood to the White House, where she became revered around the world as a transformative voice for change and inclusivity. Before Mrs. Obama was the first African-American First Lady of the United States of America, and a powerful advocate for women and healthy lifestyles, she was a girl growing up on the South Side of Chicago. The tour will candidly recount moments spanning both her personal and professional life, as a way to share lessons learned and inspire people to become the best version of themselves.

 
Capital Comic Con

Capital City Comic Con

March 22-24

Victoria Conference Center

Capital City Comic Con is dedicated to comics, toys, games, family fun, science fiction, special guests and pop culture of all kinds. Victoria, B.C. will play host to three days of panels, signings, cosplay, vendors and more in the Victoria Conference Centre and Crystal Garden. 

 
 
 
West Side Story

West Side Story Presented by Canadian College of Performing Arts

April 19-27

McPherson Playhouse 

Two gangs wage war in the streets of New York City. When Tony of the Jets falls in love with Maria, sister of the leader of the rival Sharks, simmering tensions escalate toward a shocking finale. The Canadian College of Performing Arts presents this monumental classic musical for all ages.

 
Rocky Mountain High

Rocky Mountain High the Music of John Denver

May 15

Royal Theatre

Featuring John Denver’s original conductor-arranger Lee Holdridge conducting symphonies across Canada with his original arrangements. Together with Canadian recording artist Rick Worrall and a Canadian Allstar band with Steve Worrall(Canadian recording artist) , Gary Smyth(guitar), Scott Grant(Drums and Percussion), Brian McMahon(Bass) Chris Stevens (Banjo) Susan Aylard(Fiddle and Violin), Neville Bowman(piano) and Delphine Litke (vocals) this amazing celebration is not to be missed!

 
 

Oak Bay Half Marathon

May 26

The Oak Bay Half-Marathon, Relay, 10k & Kids 1k is one of BC's most scenic running events. Starting at the beautiful Windsor Park in Oak Bay and winding its way through the heart of Oak Bay's shopping district the course then loops out and back along the scenic seaside route of Beach Drive. The course is certified.

 
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys Presented by Broadway In Victoria

May 28- June 2

Royal Theatre

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true.

 
Jazz Fest

Victoria International JazzFest

June 21-30

Various Venues

The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a ten-day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians. The longest running multi-day professional music festival serving audiences on Vancouver Island, TD JazzFest offers its devoted audience a wide scope of programming comparable to much larger festivals in significantly larger urban areas. Since its inception the festival has been presented and produced by the Victoria Jazz Society.