Events

Vancouver Island Events for June 23rd to June 28th, 2020

Trivia nights, sessions to help reopen through COVID-19 and "theatre home delivery" service

By Ben Waterworth
June 24, 2020
Events

Vancouver Island Events for June 23rd to June 28th, 2020

Trivia nights, sessions to help reopen through COVID-19 and "theatre home delivery" service

By Ben Waterworth
Jun 24, 2020
Events

Vancouver Island Events for June 23rd to June 28th, 2020

Trivia nights, sessions to help reopen through COVID-19 and "theatre home delivery" service

By Ben Waterworth
June 24, 2020
Vancouver Island Events for June 23rd to June 28th, 2020
Victoria's Theatre SKAM is offering Pop-Up Theatre Home Delivery. Give them a call and they'll dispatch a flat bed truck to the location of your choice (skam.ca/popup)

Welcome to The Capital’s weekly dose of events from right across Vancouver Island. Got an event happening that you would like us to feature? Email ben@capnews.ca.

ALL WEEK

SKAM POP-UP THEATRE HOME DELIVERY
Ever wanted a live theatre production in your own backyard? Well now is your opportunity to live your dream! Victoria’s Theatre SKAM is giving you the opportunity to have a live 15 minute family-friendly show performed on a flatbed truck wherever you want it! For more information, click here.

BY-DONATION ADMISSION TO ROYAL BC MUSEUM
A great chance to check out the Royal BC Museum right now, with admission costing a donation until this Friday. After June 26, tickets will then be 50% off the regular price until July 31. You must reserve tickets on their website to ensure entry. For more information, click here

ONLINE ROYAL BC PHOTO EXHIBITION
For those wanting to check out a great online exhibition by the Royal BC Museum, the museum has put online more than 16,000 historical images by BC Indigenous communities which were taken between the late 1800s and 1970. For more information, click here

TEENY TINY GARDEN TOUR
The Teeny Tiny Garden Tour Virtual Edition is open until July 31st and allows viewers to enjoy a virtual glimpse into some of Victoria’s best backyard gems, with a collection of local garden owners opening their gates to showcase their unique gardens! All money raised goes towards supporting Victoria Hospice. For more information, click here

FREE CINEPLEX MOVIES
If you’re missing your trip to the movies currently, Cineplex has a solution as it has opened up more than 40 films to rent for free to Canadian account holders as part of their “Understanding Black Stories” project. For more information, click here


TUESDAY, 23rd JUNE

MARITIME MUSEUM OF BC VIRTUAL TOUR
Tour the Maritime Museum of BC right from the comfort of your own home. The tour will include a close look at what the museum has to offer and feature current exhibitions right through to a collection of rare documents and photographs stored in their archives. The tour begins at 11am. For more information, click here.

A CLOSER LOOK AT SPINDLE WHORLS - ROYAL BC MUSEUM AT HOME
Royal BC Museum’s curator of archaeology Grant Keddie will take participants on a unique tour of Small Spindle whorls, and showcase the devices which were first introduced into Indigenous cultures in BC about 800 years ago. The tour begins at 12pm. For more information, click here.


WEDNESDAY, 24th JUNE

RESTARTING RESTAURANTS & FOOD SERVICES - ASK AN EXPERT SESSION
A free Q&A session will be held for those in the restaurant and food service industry to help them out when it comes to reopening during the current pandemic. The session will feature Chief Medical Officer for Island Health Dr. Richard Stanwick and President & CEO of the BC Restaurant and Food Association Ian Tostenson. The session begins at 10am. For more information, click here.

TO FISH AS FORMERLY: A STORY OF STRAITS SALISH RESURGENCE
This informative exhibition will be held every day between Wednesday and Saturday at the Legacy Art Gallery in Victoria. It tells the story of the SX̱OLE (the Reef Net Fishery) and of generations of W̱SÁNEĆ people through contemporary art, traditional knowledge and historical documentation. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

MAUREEN GRUBEN: TUKTUUYAQTUUQ (CARIBOU CROSSING)
An exhibition from Marueen Gruben that showcases the connection the tuktu/caribou have to her and her home Tuktuuyaqtuuq on the Arctic coast. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

CLIMATE AND ARTISTS SERIES: CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR A NEW WORLD
A weekly webinar hosted by the Creatively United Community that aims to provide knowledge and wisdom around creating policies and technologies for a greener world. The webinar begins every Wednesday at 11am, and requires registration to be involved. For more information, click here.

LOUISE ROSE ONLINE SOLO CONCERT
Join Louise Rose for a very special virtual solo piano and voice concert, direct from Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria as part of their ‘Alone Together’ series. The concert begins at 7.30pm. For more information, click here.


THURSDAY, 25th JUNE

(RE)VISION VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
British Columbia's Premier Marketing Association (BCMA) is hosting a two-day virtual conference for marketers to educate them on how to rebuild through the current pandemic. The conference will feature a variety of keynote speakers and workshops. The conference begins at 9.30am on Thursday, and 10am on Friday. For more information, click here.

RESTARTING RETAIL - ASK AN EXPERT SESSION
A free Q&A session will be held for those in the retail industry to help them out when it comes to reopening during the current pandemic. The session will feature Chief Medical Officer for Island Health Dr. Richard Stanwick and Director of Government Relations (BC) for Retail Council of Canada Greg Wilson. The session begins at 11am. For more information, click here.

CARING FOR YOUR PHOTO ALBUMS - ROYAL BC MUSEUM AT HOME
Royal BC Museum’s archival conservator Lauren Buttle will teach participants how to take care of treasured printed family photos and make them last for a long time. The session begins at 12pm. For more information, click here.

TO FISH AS FORMERLY: A STORY OF STRAITS SALISH RESURGENCE
This informative exhibition will be held every day between Wednesday and Saturday at the Legacy Art Gallery in Victoria. It tells the story of the SX̱OLE (the Reef Net Fishery) and of generations of W̱SÁNEĆ people through contemporary art, traditional knowledge and historical documentation. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

MAUREEN GRUBEN: TUKTUUYAQTUUQ (CARIBOU CROSSING)
An exhibition from Marueen Gruben that showcases the connection the tuktu/caribou have to her and her home Tuktuuyaqtuuq on the Arctic coast. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

MARITIME MUSEUM OF BC COLLECTIONS TOUR
The Maritime Museum of BC is offering a rare tour every Thursday of collections that the public doesn’t often get to see, and will feature many off-site collections and talks about them. The tour begins at 2pm. For more information, click here.

NICK MINTENKO ONLINE CONCERT FEATURING ERYN SHARPE
Nick Mintenko performing a series of original songs, and also tune in to see Eryn Sharpe join him on vocals! The concert begins at 6pm. For more information, click here.

VICTORIA CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Members of the public are welcome to attend the council meeting, which begins at 6.30pm. For more information, click here.


FRIDAY, 26th JUNE

ONLINE COMMUNITY ORGANIZING & COALITION LEADERSHIP IN A PANDEMIC WEBINAR
The fifth session in Royal Road’s “Leading in Extraordinary Times” webinar series, this webinar aims about teach participants lessons learned from community organizers and self advocates around a variety of topics including the issues of homelessness and guaranteed access to treatment for people with disabilities. The webinar begins at 9.30am. For more information, click here.

(RE)VISION VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
British Columbia's Premier Marketing Association (BCMA) is hosting a two-day virtual conference for marketers to educate them on how to rebuild through the current pandemic. The conference will feature a variety of keynote speakers and workshops. The conference begins at 9.30am on Thursday, and 10am on Friday. For more information, click here.

FARM FRESH FRIDAYS AT VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET
Every Friday at the Victoria Public Market, a variety of locally grown fresh produce and locally made products will be available. The market is open between 11am-3pm. For more information, click here.

RALLY FOR THE SOUTHERN RESIDENT ORCAS
A rally to help raise awareness for the plight of Southern Resident Orcas will be held at the Legislature on Friday. Attendees can find out more information on how they can help with the SROs as well as hear from numerous experts, including First Nations people and crew from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and even get their picture taken with a life size inflatable orca. The rally begins at 12pm. For more information, click here.

TO FISH AS FORMERLY: A STORY OF STRAITS SALISH RESURGENCE
This informative exhibition will be held every day between Wednesday and Saturday at the Legacy Art Gallery in Victoria. It tells the story of the SX̱OLE (the Reef Net Fishery) and of generations of W̱SÁNEĆ people through contemporary art, traditional knowledge and historical documentation. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

MAUREEN GRUBEN: TUKTUUYAQTUUQ (CARIBOU CROSSING)
An exhibition from Marueen Gruben that showcases the connection the tuktu/caribou have to her and her home Tuktuuyaqtuuq on the Arctic coast. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

LAURA CAVE ON PIANO
Solo pianist and vocalist Laura Cave will perform her easy going music in the Arbutus Room at Brentwood Bay Resort. The concert begins at 6.30pm. For more information, click here.

MARITIME MUSEUM OF BC TRIVIA NIGHT
Prizes are on offer for this fun night of maritime based trivia hosted by the Maritime Museum of BC! Participants are encouraged to come up wth fun team names and fun Zoom backgrounds! The trivia night begins at 7pm. For more information, click here.

MUSIC BY THE SEA LIVESTREAM
Every Friday night join the special ‘Music By The Sea’ series hosted by the Victoria International Marina which features MBTS Artistic Director and pianist Christopher Donisonhe playing a collection of songs right from his very home. A series of guest artists will john Donisonhe on select weeks. The concert begins at 7.10pm For more information, click here.


SATURDAY, 27th JUNE

JAMES BAY COMMUNITY MARKET
Come see a collection of artisan vendors who feature a variety of handmade items including pottery, jewellery, hand sewn and knitted clothing and accessories every Saturday. The market runs from 9am-1pm. For more information, click here.

TO FISH AS FORMERLY: A STORY OF STRAITS SALISH RESURGENCE
This informative exhibition will be held every day between Wednesday and Saturday at the Legacy Art Gallery in Victoria. It tells the story of the SX̱OLE (the Reef Net Fishery) and of generations of W̱SÁNEĆ people through contemporary art, traditional knowledge and historical documentation. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

MAUREEN GRUBEN: TUKTUUYAQTUUQ (CARIBOU CROSSING)
An exhibition from Marueen Gruben that showcases the connection the tuktu/caribou have to her and her home Tuktuuyaqtuuq on the Arctic coast. It is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am, and Thursday from 12pm. For more information, click here.

LAURA CAVE ON PIANO
Solo pianist and vocalist Laura Cave will perform her easy going music in the Arbutus Room at Brentwood Bay Resort. The concert begins at 6.30pm. For more information, click here.

SUNDAY, 28TH JUNE

NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE’S 3-HOUR WRITING CONTEST

In a unique writing contest, writers will have to find a prompt hidden in a video before coming up with a story over a three hour period between 6-9pm. A $100 prize will be given to the winner of the competition. Registrations must be made before the day. For more information click here

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