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May 22, 2019 | Wednesday
Emergency Preparedness Workshop
Victoria City Hall, Antechamber | Douglas St and Pandora Ave Victoria
Free
Are you and your family prepared for an emergency such as a power outage, winter storm, earthquake or tsunami? Learn about the hazards that can affect Victoria, what to include in your emergency kits, what you can do to protect your home from an earthquake, and how to reunite with your loved ones after a disaster..

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Hiking Information Session
Oceanside Place Arena | Parksville
$14/person
Have you ever wanted to explore some of the area's beautiful mountains? A local alpine guide shares tips and resources for family adventures and avid hikers. Get advice on clothing, equipment and rout planning to stay safe and enjoy the outdoors. Mandatory for all new participants in Alpine Hikes..

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May 23, 2019 | 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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May 24, 2019 | Friday
Straitscapes Photography Show by Tim Rogers
ArtSea Gallery | 9565 Fifth Street Sidney
Free
The Folk ‘N Fiddle Festival is excited to announce that the photography show Straitscapes is being hosted at ArtSea Gallery as part of the week leading up to the Festival!.

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May 25, 2019 | Saturday
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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Small Group Fitness 101 for Teens
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way
4 classes for $52.00
In the small-group format, learn techniques for strength training, how to use your core, effective stretching and how to optimize your cardiovascular training. Gain the tools to build a well-rounded workout for yourself. 6:1 ratio..

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Horth Hill Highlights
Horth Hill Regional Park | Victoria
Free
Check out this delightful park at the tip of the Saanich Peninsula. Along with a CRD Regional Parks naturalist, discover the plants at your feet, the birds over your head, and great views from the top. Wear sturdy footwear. Meet at the kiosk off Tatlow Rd. 8+ years..

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The James Bay Community Market
| The corner of Menzies and Superior Street Victoria
Free
The James Bay Market Society - The James Bay Community Market is an open air, rain or shine market operating on the corner of Menzies and Superior in James Bay every Saturday, May to September from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm..

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Vic west toy library
HighPoint Community Church | 949 Fullerton Ave Victoria
$15/6 months or $30/year
We are a volunteer run toy library where parents, grandparents or caregivers can borrow a large variety of educational toys, games and new play materials on a regular basis, significantly contributing towards the development and education of your....

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She's in Nature Guided Hike
Bonnell Creek Falls | Parksville
$18/person
It's all about destination as you explore the scenic waterfalls nestled in this quiet area. Trail is approximately 6kms with steep descents assisted by a rope to view the falls. This hike can be steep and challenging in places for an inexperienced hiker..

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Annual Spring Book Sale
St. Aidan's United Church | 3703 St. Aidan's St Victoria
Hundreds of books. Thrift shop also open. Coffee, tea and muffins available for purchase..

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Asian Heritage Month: Mandarin Seeds
Nellie McClung Branch Library | Victoria
Free
Enjoy a fun and interactive storytime in Mandarin and make a craft. For young children & their families; children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult. Register online or call for more information..

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May 26, 2019 | Sunday
Community Dinner & Games Night
Oaklands Community Centre | Victoria
By donation
Meet your neighbours, share a meal, and play cards and board games. All ages welcome..

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Silly Spiders
Linley Valley Parking Lot | Nanaimo
$8/person
Explore the amazing world of spiders. Learn what they eat, the types of webs they spin, and why the do it. Parent participation required. 3-6 years..

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Learn to Fish
Long Lake (Louden Park) | Nanaimo
Free
Join the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and learn the basics of freshwater fishing. Fishing rods provided. Rain or shine. Parent participation required. 5-15 years..

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Selkirk Waterfront Festival
Selkirk Green Park | Waterfront Cresc Victoria
Free
Enjoy activities in the Family FUN Zone, world cuisine in the international food court, and unique arts and crafts in our colourful street market. Live music, mainstage entertainment and more..

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Touch a Truck
Panorama Recreation | 1885 Forest Park Drive Sidney
$10/adult; $15/family advance; $20/at the door
Children and their families are invited to get behind the wheel and explore trucks of all kinds, including firetrucks, police cars, excavators, dump trucks and more. This fun-filled afternoon also includes a host of family activities and a BBQ..

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Qualicum Beach Family Day
Ravensong Aquatic Centre | Parksville
Free
Enjoy a swim as part of Qualicum Beach Family Day activities. Maximum pool capacity is 160 swimmers..

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Bee Day
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan Lake Rd Victoria
By donation
A honey of a program fit for the royalty of the insect world. What's the buzz about bees? How can we encourage bees in our backyards?.

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Bee Day
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan Lake Rd Victoria
$5 suggested donation per person
A honey of a program fit for the royalty of the insect world. What’s the buzz about bees? How can we encourage bees in our backyards? Join us and you’ll bee amazed, bee enchanted and bee happy. Bee there or bee square. Admission by....

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