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Event from Oct. 11, 2018 to Nov. 11, 2018

October 11, 2018 | Thursday
Author Sheryl McFarlane: Island in the Salish Sea
Esquimalt Branch Library | Victoria
Free
Sheryl McFarlane invites students to join her on a writing process tour of her newest book Island in the Salish Sea. Students will be encouraged to embark on their own writing adventures. Presented with financial assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts through the Writer's Union of Canada. For grades 3-5. Please register online, or call for more information.
Phone250-940-GVPL (4875)

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Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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October 13, 2018 | Saturday
Traditional Indigenous Storytime for Families
Bruce Hutchison Branch Library | Victoria
Free
Join Surrounded by Cedar Children and Family Services for a monthly storytelling group featuring traditional storytellers, art, and song. For children and their families..

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Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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Coast Salish Pit Cook
Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites | 603 Fort Rodd Hill Rd, Victoria BC V9C 2W8 Colwood
General Site Admission - $3.90/Adult, $3.40/Senior

Coast Salish Pit Cook - Sharing culture by sharing a meal

This is a unique hands-on opportunity to participate in a traditional method of food preparation used by Coast Salish people. The process will start in the early morning and as the food slowly cooks there will be singing, drumming and the sharing of stories and traditional knowledge. On the menu to sample at 2:00 p.m. is camas harvested from our Conservation Nursery and other root vegetables.

Teachings from Elders, Cheryl Bryce of Songhees Nation, community members, and Parks Canada.

Please RSVP using EventBrite.ca or contact us at 250-478-5122 or pc.conservation.bc@pc.gc.ca Regular admission applies.

Démonstration de caisson dans un foyer de terre des Salishs de la côte- Partager la culture en partageant un repas

Il s’agit d’une occasion exceptionnelle de participer directement à la préparation d’un repas selon la method traditionnelle des peuples Salish de la côte. Le processus commencera tôt le matin et, tandis que la nourriture cuit lentement, la journée se poursuivra par des chants, des battements de tambour, des récits et la transmission de connaissances traditionnelles. À 14 h, les participants pourront goûter de la camassie récoltée dans notre pouponnière de conservation, ainsi que d’autres légumes-racines.

Enseignements des Aînés, de Cheryl Bryce de la Nation Songhees, des membres de la communauté et de Parcs Canada.

Please RSVP using EventBrite.ca or contact us at 250-478-5122 or pc.conservation.bc@pc.gc.ca Regular admission applies. Veuillez RSVP en utilisant EventBrite ou contactez-nous au 250-478-5122 ou à l’adresse pc.conservation.bc@pc.gc.ca Le prix habituel d’entrée s’applique.


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October 14, 2018 | Sunday
A Salmon Story
Sooke Potholes Regional Park | Victoria
Free
The journey a salmon takes is an amazing one, their story is filled with adventure, wonder, and danger. Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist as you walk along the river learning about the salmon’s story and the challenges they face. Meet at CRD Parking Lot #2. 5+ years..

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October 15, 2018 | Monday
Stories at Fern
Fern Street | 1831 Fern St. Victoria
$5; $3/members
All ages welcome. Doors open at 7pm; stories start at 7:30pm..

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Stories at Fern: Celebrating 30 years
| 1831 Fern St. Vic V8R 4K4 Victoria
$5 / $3
Adventures unfold as tales are told. Nonsense verse or much much worse. Whatever you'd prefer to hear, faerie blessings or a curse... We may deliver to your ear, if you are here to hear..

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October 16, 2018 | Tuesday
Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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Music Pups - The Dinosaur Collection
Saanich Commonwealth Place | 4636 Elk Lake Drive Victoria
$165 - Cost inc. songbook, CD and 10 classes
Unleash your child’s musical potential! Join us for 10 fun-filled classes of singing, dancing, movement and instrument play in mixed-age classes designed to stimulate a lifelong understanding and enjoyment of music for children with their parents..

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Colwood Kindergym
Colwood Church Gym | 2250 Sooke Rd. Colwood BC
3.00 per child
Colwood Kindergym is for children Infant-5 years and their Parent/Caregiver. Cost is 3.00 per child-coffee and tea for adults is included. Come out and have some fun with your child and have a time to visit with other parents and caregivers!.

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October 17, 2018 | Wednesday
Music Pups - The Dinosaur Collection
Jennifer's Music Studio | 1883 San Juan Avenue Victoria
$165 - Cost inc. songbook, CD and 10 classes
Unleash your child’s musical potential! Join us for 10 fun-filled classes of singing, dancing, movement and instrument play in mixed-age classes designed to stimulate a lifelong understanding and enjoyment of music for children with their parents..

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October 18, 2018 | Thursday
Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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Youth Life Skills Cooking -Tacos
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$10.00 for one class
Join us for a monthly culinary feast! Each course will cover safe knife skills and meal planning as youth gain hands-on experience cooking with fresh, local ingredients creating mealtime favourites..

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Wild Mushrooms - an introductory course for adults
Swan Lake Nature House | 3873 Swan lake Road Victoria
$54 members/$60 non-members
Thursday, October 18, 7 to 9 pm Introduction to Mushrooms - The essential elements of mushroom biology, uses and ID. Students should bring mushrooms to class for identification and discussion. Instructor: Andy MacKinnon Sunday, October 21,....

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October 19, 2018 | Friday
Pro D Day Swim and Skate
Panorama Recreation | 1885 Forest Park Drive Sidney
$2/person
Come for a fun-filled Pro-D Day. Bring your family and friends for swimming and skating fun, music, games, and prizes. Helmets free of charge for skating. Skate: 1-2:2pm; swim: 1:30-3:30pm..

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Pro-D Day: French Storytime
Nellie McClung Branch Library | Victoria
Free
Enjoy a French-language storytime with Canadian Parents for French and learn about GVPL's French resources to support emergent readers. Perfect for French immersion families. Coffee and cookies provided. For ages 5-8 and parents or caregivers. Please register online, or call for more information..

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Pro-D Day: Music and Coding
Saanich Centennial Branch Library | Victoria
Free
Join the Science Venture team for an exciting coding venture that will allow you to design and program a musical instrument using an electronic invention tool called Makey Makey and everyday objects such as tinfoil and bananas. For ages 7-9. Please register online, or call for more information..

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Pro-D Day: Giant Word Winder Game
Oak Bay Branch Library | Victoria
Free
Join us for a game of Giant Word Winder, an educational game played on the floor, where you'll exercise critical thinking, decision making, literacy and math skills. Presented by the Synapse Gang from the Cridge Brain Injury Program. For ages 8-12. Please register online, or call for more information..

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Pro-FUN Day
Gordon Head Middle School | 1671 Kenmore Road Victoria
$40.00 for the day
We guarantee FUN! Despite the fact the camp takes place in a school, there will be no school-related business, no homework and no tests....simply games, arts and crafts, running and playing and a swim to cap it all off..

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