Royal OnStage presents National Geographic Live

Dive deep into the world’s oceans with one of National Geographic’s most seasoned photographers. Watch as Brian Skerry’s images illuminate the vast, hidden world beneath the waves.   

Brian Skerry, Photographer

Ocean Wild: The Light Beneath the Seas

Dolphin Photo: Brian Skerry

Dive deep into the world’s oceans with one of National Geographic’s most seasoned photographers. Watch as Brian Skerry’s images illuminate the vast, hidden world beneath the waves.

Brian has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater using his camera to tell the story of some of the ocean’s most elusive inhabitants. His mission: to enlighten and inspire people to care about the beauty, bounty, and health of the world’s oceans.

Join him live on stage for an intimate look at dolphins’ intelligence, hangout with the enigmatic manatee, and explore the ocean in search of the first photos of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the wild.

*Ticket prices are subject to change.

*Tickets starting at $42.50

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9th Annual Intuitive Arts Festival

This 2 day festival brings together psychics, energy healers, alternative medicine practitioners and spiritual seeker from all across Vancouver Island.

9th Annual Intuitive Arts FestivalThe DaVinci Centre

The Intuitive Arts Festival brings together psychics, energy healers, alternative medicine practitioners and spiritual seekers from all across Vancouver Island and beyond. Over 44 exhibitors will be sharing their knowledge, wisdom and wares.

Included in your admission are back to back workshops, speakers and lectures happening throughout the weekend to inspire your spiritual journey. Heal the past and step into your true potential. Psychic Readings, Mediumship, Animal Communication, Energy Healing, Massage, Shiatsu, Qi Gong, Accupressure, Tarot, Palmistry, Tea Leaf Reading, Runes, Iridology, Quantum Touch, Reiki, NLP, Hypnosis, Time Based Therapies, Past Lives, Jewellery, Art, Clairvoyant Readings, Crystal Singing Bowls, Shamanism, Life Coaching, Alternative Medicine, Bodytalk, Rock\’n\’Gem, Spiritual Gifts and much more . . .

Journey inward to connect to your true self with a weekend full of mystical and experiential delights.
LEARN tools and tips about energetic healing practices to enrich your daily lives that used in Holistic Health, Alternative Medicine and Metaphysics.
SPEAK with professional psychics, mediums, counselors and personal coaches to find answers and guidance for your life\’s journey.
CONNECT with like-minded individuals and groups in the community that have a passion for spirituality, healing and that beyond our fives senses.
EXPLORE workshops, lectures, classes and seminars that are all included your admission.
EXPERIENCE a healing massage or energy healing session by local professionals.
If you’d like more information please visit our official website www.intuitiveartsfestival.com or like us on facebook www.facebook.com/intuitiveartsfestival
Exhibitor Online Registration form: https://goo.gl/forms/Nyi8nvmF9B3SkNlz1
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Canadian Federation of University Women, Saanich Peninsula, OPEN HOUSE

The Canadian Federation of University Women, Saanich Peninsula invites the community to our Open House on Sept 26th for dessert & coffee to find out more about the scholarships & bursaries provided to students on the peninsula & the friendships formed.

The Canadian Federation of University Women, Saanich Peninsula invites the community to our Open House on Sept 26th for dessert & coffee to find out more about the scholarships & bursaries provided to students on the peninsula & the friendships formed.

For additional information, please e-mail: cfuwspmembership@gmail.com

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Surviving in the Intersections: A Sexualized Violence Prevention Event

Join in the discussion on how we can prevent sexualized violence and discrimination in our community!

Darnell Moore

Join in the discussion on how we can prevent sexualized violence and discrimination in our community!

Surviving in the Intersections features keynote speaker Darnell Moore, a renowned social justice educator whose work addresses how violence impacts different intersections of identity based on race, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

This event will also feature a panel presentation on sexualized violence in the sex industry from Peers Victoria, and an information fair beginning at 5:30pm in the lobby with campus and community groups that work to address sexualized violence.

For more information, visit facebook.com/getconsent and antiviolenceproject.org/svaw.

In an effort to decrease barriers to this event, tickets are sold on a sliding scale. You can pay in $5 increments from $0 – $10. If you are a student or do not make a living wage, we encourage you to choose the complimentary ticket option.

The amount you pay does not correspond to a specific seat/section. No one will be turned away.

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Spooky, smart and sublime at the Royal BC Museum in October @RoyalBCMuseum #yyjevents

VICTORIA, BC–Pull on a sweater, kick your way through the fallen leaves and head to the Royal BC Museum to explore the many special events and activities we’ve planned this October, including the final days of our feature exhibition Family: Bonds and Belonging. Continue reading “Spooky, smart and sublime at the Royal BC Museum in October @RoyalBCMuseum #yyjevents”

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Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival coming Sept. 22 #yyjevents @SidneyLitFest

The Sidney and Peninsula Literary Festival September 22-24, 2017

Join fourteen renowned Canadian authors who will engage book lovers with readings from their works, panel discussions, and writing workshops.

Participating authors are Gary Barwin, Pat Carney, M.A.C. Farrant, Katherine Govier, Pauline Holdstock, Anosh Irani, Jack Knox, Scaachi Koul, Kevin Patterson, Yasuko Thanh, Guy Vanderhaeghe and Jan Zwicky.

Our Friday night opening event, Wine, Word and Music, features live music, brief readings, and a conversation with authors. Author Tillar Mazzeo will host the evening. Readings are held on Saturday between 9 am and 3:30 pm. Two writing workshops are being offered on Saturday. Continue reading “Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival coming Sept. 22 #yyjevents @SidneyLitFest”

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Annual Fab Forts event including Victoria’s largest water gun battle

Victoria’s largest annual squirt gun battle is coming to the Fort! Join us at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites on Saturday, August 19 with your water guns at the ready for Parks Canada’s annual Fab Forts event. Come and try to “Storm the Fort,” then join an “Obstacle Course” or test your aim with “Target Practice.”

Annual Fab Forts event including Victoria’s largest water gun battle at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse NHS

Victoria’s largest annual squirt gun battle is coming to the Fort!
Join us at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites on Saturday, August 19 with your water guns at the ready for Parks Canada’s annual Fab Forts event. Come and try to “Storm the Fort,” then join an “Obstacle Course” or test your aim with “Target Practice.”

Face painting, scavenger hunt and music will be offered throughout the day. Re-enactors from the Victoria-Esquimalt Military Re-enactor Association and the Pacific Association for Recreating the Middle Ages will be on location with their colourful period costumes and captivating stories. And Parka, our Parks Canada, mascot will visit us a couple times during the day and even ask young ones and parents to join in a little dance.

Activities run from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Grab your squirt gun and come soak up some history at Fort Rodd Hill! A fun event for the whole family.
Every August, several of Canada’s historic fortifications take part in “Fab Forts Weekend” to showcase and celebrate Canada’s history. Armed with squirt guns, participants Storm the Fort, venture on an obstacle course, and test their aim with Target Practice in an event that is fun for the whole family. This is the fourth year this event is being hosted in Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites.

If visitors want to participate in the water gun battle, they need to expect to get wet and dress accordingly. Participants can bring their own mega water gun and we will have some spare squirt guns, with buckets, sponges, etc. Visitors who would rather stay dry will have the opportunity to participate in many other games. A picnic lunch is always a great idea too! These kinds of outdoor events are one way Parks Canada is helping Canadians connect with nature and fort history.

The Government of Canada is pleased to offer free admission for all visitors to national parks, national marine conservation areas, and national historic sites operated by Parks Canada in 2017 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This event in included in the free admission.

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Solar eclipse open house at @UVic observatory #yyjevents

Solar eclipse open house at UVic observatory

The observatory at the University of Victoria will host a special open house for the public Aug. 21 to view the total solar eclipse – the first such eclipse since 1918 to cast its shadow from coast to coast in North America. In Greater Victoria, the eclipse will cover 90 per cent of the sun. Continue reading “Solar eclipse open house at @UVic observatory #yyjevents”

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TEDxRoyalRoadsU

TEDxRoyalRoadsU will take place at the Learning and Innovation Center on Royal Roads University campus. Join us live or online via live-stream. TEDxRoyalRoadsU is a student-driven event. We hope to spark meaningful interdisciplinary dialogue and create stronger connections throughout campus and the greater community.

TEDxRoyalRoadsU will take place at the Learning and Innovation Center on Royal Roads University campus. Join us live or online via live-stream.

TEDxRoyalRoadsU is a student-driven event. We hope to spark meaningful interdisciplinary dialogue and create stronger connections throughout campus and the greater community.

This year’s theme is REINVENT: inspiring people to reinvent themselves through learning and innovation. The event will bring together local thought leaders, performers and reinventors.

Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of reinvention. Hatley castle has served as a private residence, military college, mutant academy and public applied research university. With a vision of “connecting people, ideas and experiences to change lives and the world,” Royal Roads is a cornerstone in many mature students path to reinvent themselves through learning and innovation. This is increasingly relevant in today’s political, cultural and environmental climate.

Learning and leadership has taken place on the land for tens of thousands of years. Royal Roads University rests upon the ancestral homelands of the Coast Salish people; the Xwsepsum (Esquimalt) and Lkwungen (Songhees) nations.

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Complexities of Restoring Garry Oak Ecosystems: Public Talk

On June 22nd the Robert Bateman Centre will hold a public talk from 6:00-8:00pm exploring the complexities of restoring the Garry Oak ecosystem

Complexities of Restoring Garry Oak Ecosystems: Public TalkOn June 22nd the Robert Bateman Centre will hold a public talk from 6:00-8:00pm exploring the complexities of restoring the Garry Oak ecosystem. Learn more about this endangered ecosystem and hear from the professionals why this ecosystem is worth saving. FREE for Members and $10 for non-Members. Click the “Book Now” button to reserve a spot.

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