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August 20, 2019 | Tuesday
Big & Little - Slithering Snakes
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan Lake Road Victoria
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Includes hands-on discovery, an outside still, story and craft. Members: $16.20 per adult/child pair, $5.40/additional child; Non-Members: $18/pair and $6/additional child..

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Open Air Library
Iroquois Park | 2295 Ocean Ave Sidney
Free
Outdoor Open Air Library where you can read books, visit with others and enjoy the outdoor park facilities with your family. Take one book home with you when you leave..

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August 21, 2019 | Wednesday
Story Walk Wednesday
Francis/King Regional Park | Victoria
Free
Get outside and experience a nature walk along your favourite user-friendly trail while stopping to enjoy an illustrated children's book. A CRD Regional Parks naturalist will be there to bring the story to life. Meet at the Francis/King Nature Centre off Munn Rd. All ages..

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Wild for Wetlands
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan Lake Rd Victoria
$5/person suggested donation
What makes a wetland such a great place to enjoy and protect? Find out with hands-on exploration, pond dipping for live wetland creatures, crafts and games. Drop-in. All ages welcome..

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Wild for Wetlands
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan lake Road Victoria
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What makes a wetland such a great place to enjoy and protect? Find out with hands-on exploration, pond dipping for live wetland creatures, crafts and games. All ages event. Admission by donation - $5 per person suggested..

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August 22, 2019 | Thursday
Nature Explorers -Art on the Hill (Christmas Hill hike)
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan Lake Road Victoria
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A series of 2-hour classes, each exploring a different nature theme through activities, hikes, experiments and more. Nature adventures for 7-10year olds August 1 - Interesting Invertebrates August 8 - Stellar Stewardship August 15 -....

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August 23, 2019 | Friday
Coast Capital Free Skate
Cliff McNabb Arena | Nanaimo
Free
Skate and helmet rentals included..

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Cougar Capers
Francis/King Regional Park | Victoria
Free
They leap, they climb, and they even purr. Come investigate the mysterious life of a cougar on this informative walk and talk with a CRD Regional Parks naturalist. Meet at the Francis/King Nature Centre off Munn Rd. All ages..

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Creatures of the Summer Night
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan Lake Road Victoria
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Sharpen your senses to look for owls, bats and other nighttime creatures. Using a grab bag of tricks, you'll discover how these animals are adapted to their nocturnal life. Pre-registration required. $9/members; $10/non-members..

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August 24, 2019 | Saturday
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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Tree-mendous Trees
Devonian Regional Park | Victoria
Free
Unlock the mysteries of trees on a fun forest adventure with a CRD Regional Parks naturalist. Follow clues and riddles along the trails to meet Devonian's giants. Meet at the kiosk near the parking lot off William Head Rd. 5+ years..

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August 25, 2019 | Sunday
Community Water Battle
Panorama Recreation | Sidney
Grab your super soakers and beat the heat. Water fights and games for all ages. Plunge into the dunk tank, take a turn on the slip and slide, and cool down with some cool treats. Bring your buckets, water guns, neighbours and friends..

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Evening Campground Program
Island View Beach Regional Park | Sidney
Free
Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist for stories and a beach stroll. Bring a beach chair and meet at the campfire ring at Island View Beach campground, off Homathko Rd. All ages..

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August 26, 2019 | Monday
Camp Sundance-Sports Spectacular
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
5 classes for $140.00
'Try a variety of activities.' Our famous Saanich General Camps include great weekly themes, games,unstructured play, crafts, swimming, indoor and outdoor activities and most importantly, amazing, well-trained and enthusiastic leaders. Join us for a week or a whole summer of fun, fun and more fun. Camps run all summer long from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Extended hours are available. Participants must have completed kindergarten to register..

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Mission Possible Camp
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
5 classes for $150.00
Have you always wanted to solve mysteries and go on a secret mission? Learn to read maps, track clues, build your spy accessory kit and go on a mission to recover lost treasure. Camp includes swimming..

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Water Adventures
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
5 classes for $165.00
Do you love the water? This camp is full of water fun including a weekly field trip to Commonwealth Pool. Other water fun may include skim boarding, snorkeling, indoor kayaking, underwater hockey, spray park and pool games. Join us and make your splash this summer!.

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Gymnastics and Swim Camp
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
5 classes for $160.00
Practice your gymnastics during the morning, then it's off to swim in the afternoon, what a combo!.

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Skateboard Camp- Youth
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
5 classes for $75.00
Skateboarders of all levels are welcome to enjoy this popular camp which also includes: swimming, art, games and out trips. Join the crew for serious shred, make new friends and walk away with awesome memories. Helmets a must, elbow, knee and wrist pads strongly recommended..

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Biology Buddies - Week 4
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary | 3873 Swan Lake Road Victoria
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These popular nature classes focus on the natural wonders around Swan Lake. Each class has a different nature theme, which we interpret through games, stories, crafts and an outside wander. A joyful nature experience is always our goal. For....

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Big & Little - Slithering Snakes
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
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Francis/King Regional Park
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Wild for Wetlands
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
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