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August 17, 2017 | Thursday
People, Plants and Place
August 17, 2017 | Thursday
Island View Beach Regional Park | Victoria

11am - 2pm | Free

Enjoy this beautiful park with CRD Parks naturalists and guest nature walkers and ethnobotanists Earl Claxton Jr. and John-Bradley Williams. Play the ....

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Puppet Show: Raven Goes Berrypicking
August 17, 2017 | Thursday
Sidney/North Saanich Branch Library | Sidney

10:30am - 11:15am | Free

Flap your wings and soar down to the library for a puppet show full of feathers and fun. Let the librarians entertain you with a puppet show based on ....

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August 18, 2017 | Friday
Kids' Summer Market Activities - Dog Days of Summer
August 18, 2017 | Friday
Pioneer Waterfront Plaza near the Bastion | 90 Front Street Nanaimo

10:00 - 2:00 | Free

Special day for dogs, though welcome at every market. Parade your pet around the plaza and meet your neighbours. Doggie treats. Come and enjoy the fun....

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Free-B Dirty Dancing
August 18, 2017 | Friday
Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park | Victoria

9pm | Free

Bring the family down to Beacon Hill Park for a free movie night under the stars. Bring your blanket, flashlight & snacks..

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Sunset Wildlife Watch
August 18, 2017 | Friday
East Point | Saturna Island

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Free

Discover the wildlife of the Salish Sea and relax into the peacefulness of an East Point sunset. Dress warmly and bring blankets, chairs and flashligh....

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Medieval Village
August 18, 2017 | Friday
Fort Rodd Hill/Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site | Colwood

10:00 - 5:00 | Free admission

From August 18 to 23, 2017, the Pacific Association for Recreating the Middle Ages (PARMA) will once again set up its medieval village at Fort Rodd Hi....

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August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Slow Mamas Retreat
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Caleb Pike Heritage Park | Caleb Pike Rd. Highlands

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | $70

Tired of racing from one thing to the next? Want to switch off auto-pilot? Our children are growing up too fast, but they're not the only ones with ac....

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Bountiful Berries
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
East Sooke Regional Park | Victoria

1pm - 2:30pm | Free

Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist on a walk to explore for blackberries, Oregon grape berries, salal berries and more. There will also be an opport....

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Free-B Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park | Victoria

9pm | Free

Bring the family down to Beacon Hill Park for a free movie night under the stars. Bring your blanket, flashlight & snacks..

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Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Party: Magician David Leif
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Sidney/North Saanich Branch Library | Sidney

2:30pm - 4pm | Free

You’re invited to the Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Party. David Leif will entertain with magic, storytelling, comedy, music, and tons of audience par....

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Summer Reading Club Extravaganza
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Central Branch Library | Victoria

1pm - 3:30pm | Free

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading Club with a puppet show, an easy obstacle course, and a cupcake. Dress up like your favourite book character to be....

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Saanichton Family Festival
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Saanichton Fairgrounds | Sidney

9am - 2pm | Free

Family-oriented event with lots of games, prizes, inflatable obstacle course and vendors from the Peninsula Country Market..

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S'mores n' More - Campfire Program
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
McDonald Campground | 10740 McDonald Park Road, North Saanich V8L 5S5 Sidney

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Free

Share the magic of a traditional Canadian campfire with your family. Join an interpreter and guest presenters for songs, park stories, s’mores and m....

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Good-bye Granny! An Orca Tribute
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
East Point | Saturna Island

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Free

Join a park interpreter for a funny and warm-hearted look at the life of J2 Granny, the beloved matriarch of the endangered southern resident killer w....

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Canadian Cartoons under the Stars
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
East Point | Saturna Island

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Free

Create lasting memories of Canada’s 150th. Spend an evening outdoors and watch award-winning animation from the National Film Board. Suitable for th....

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Medieval Village
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Fort Rodd Hill/Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site | Colwood

10:00 - 5:00 | Free admission

From August 18 to 23, 2017, the Pacific Association for Recreating the Middle Ages (PARMA) will once again set up its medieval village at Fort Rodd Hi....

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7th Annual Central Saanich Family Festival
August 19, 2017 | Saturday
Saanich Fair Grounds | 1528 Stelly's Cross Road Saanichton

9am - 1pm

Come out and celebrate our community with games, Lions Pancake breakfast, inflatables from GAMES2U and Panorama Recreation, live bands, prizes and mor....

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August 20, 2017 | Sunday
Learn to Fish
August 20, 2017 | Sunday
Colliery Dam Park | Nanaimo

10:30am - 12:30pm | Free

Join the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and learn the basics of freshwater fishing at one of Nanaimo’s local lakes. Rapala fishing rods are prov....

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Starlight Skate
August 20, 2017 | Sunday
Nanaimo Ice Centre | Nanaimo

3pm - 4:30pm | Regular Admission

Come out and enjoy the soft “stars” and passive LED glow lights. A great time for families before dinner..

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Family Fun for Canada's 150th
August 20, 2017 | Sunday
Winter Cove | Saturna Island

10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Free

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with family fun! Blow giant bubbles. Roast solar oven s’mores. Make a nature craft. Bring a phone or camera and ....

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