events

May
24
Fri
Men’s Singles Tennis Tournament @ Panorama Recreation Centre
May 24 all-day

Each player is guaranteed 3 matches. Play starts Friday evening and goes until Sunday afternoon. Women welcome to enter.

Soundings Vocal Ensemble Sings The Beatles @ Dave Dunnet Community Theater (Oak Bay High School)
May 24 @ 7:30 pm

with special guests   Cascadia String Quartet

Song intros by Marc Jenkins

Both well-known and less familiar songs by Lennon/McCartney and Harrison come to life in new arrangements by Soundings Director Denis Donnelly.

These classic, timeless songs are rendered both in lush, unaccompanied vocal harmony as well as with string quartet, echoing the originals and sometimes taking familiar songs in exciting new directions.

May
25
Sat
Men’s Singles Tennis Tournament @ Panorama Recreation Centre
May 25 all-day

Each player is guaranteed 3 matches. Play starts Friday evening and goes until Sunday afternoon. Women welcome to enter.

Deathly Matters – A Community in Conversation @ McTavish Academy of Art
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Co hosted by Linda Hunter (Dying with Grace) and Shauna Janz (Sacred Grief)

Deathly Matters is a one-day community conference that brings together people and services to share resources, learn and connect about death and dying. Deathly Matters showcases emerging voices and perspectives not readily found within mainstream dialogue and provides an opportunity to learn from others, ask questions, and share experiences in a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere with a community of people who are also committed to doing death better.

Victoria Flying Club Open House @ Victoria Flying Club
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Victoria Flying Club Welcomes All for a Community Day and Open House

 

The Victoria Flying Club invites aviation enthusiasts young and old to its ramp at the Victoria International Airport on Saturday, May 25th for its annual Community Day and Open House. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour this modern day historic 80 year old facility and learn about the rich history and planes that have made their home there. Several Flight Instructors will be ready and available to share the joy of flight with visitors in the Redbird FMX flight simulator or on a Discovery Flight. Vintage and modern planes will be open for viewing on the ramp, some even for sale. Career-minded individuals can bring their questions and talk with Flight Instructors about study plans.

VFC’s Open House will run from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Visitors will not only get to check out what the Club has to offer and the planes on the ramp, but will also have the chance to meet members from various local organizations, including CASARA (Civil Air Search and Rescue), NavCanada, COPA (Canadian Owners & Pilots Association), the UVic Diploma in Business Administration Aviation Option program, and the Vancouver Island Chapter of Women in Aviation.

Soundings Vocal Ensemble Sings The Beatles @ Charlie White Theatre in the Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney
May 25 @ 7:30 pm

with special guests   Cascadia String Quartet

Song intros by Marc Jenkins

Both well-known and less familiar songs by Lennon/McCartney and Harrison come to life in new arrangements by Soundings Director Denis Donnelly.

These classic, timeless songs are rendered both in lush, unaccompanied vocal harmony as well as with string quartet, echoing the originals and sometimes taking familiar songs in exciting new directions.

May
26
Sun
Men’s Singles Tennis Tournament @ Panorama Recreation Centre
May 26 all-day

Each player is guaranteed 3 matches. Play starts Friday evening and goes until Sunday afternoon. Women welcome to enter.

5th Annual Denis Muloin Bike Ride for Palliative Care @ Lochside Park
May 26 @ 9:00 am

Register now for this family-friendly community event for bike and e-bike riders of all ages. Join the fun on Sunday, May 26th starting from Lochside Park and ride the trail to help raise funds for the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Register online at sphf.ca and riders can set fundraising targets to share and collect pledges. There’s a big prize for the rider who raises the most funds! 100% of funds raised go to the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Celebrate Denis and help make this the most successful ride ever! Presented by Russ Hay’s the Bicycle Shop, in support of the Saanich Peninsula Hospital & Healthcare Foundation. Register and fundraise online at sphf.ca.

May
28
Tue
Spring Job Fair @ Shoal Centre
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hosted by Beacon Community Services: Come connect face to face with top employers. All job seekers are welcome to attend this free event.

Jun
11
Tue
Fundraiser Film Screening of Raven People Rising @ McTavish Academy of Art
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A film chronicling Heiltsuk legal action against Canada, British Columbia, and Kirby Corporation