Sunset from Christmas Hill (Robert Fraser)

Welcome, Friday! From a Ukrainian dinner to a tailgate party, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday January 25th.

Ukrainian Supper at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre

Love perogies? Us too! Food will be available for purchase to eat in or take out – Interact or cash. Live music and a bar! The gift shop will also be open.

What food will be available?

Combo Plate (perogies, cabbage rolls, kubasa/Ukrainian sausage, and coleslaw) – $15 Individual Perogies – $1.50 each
Individual Cabbage Rolls – $3.00 each
Ukrainian Sausage – 3 pieces for $2.50
Borscht – $3

  • When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 3277 Douglas Street

Victoria Grizzlies vs Cowichan Valley – Military Family Appreciation Night

The Victoria Grizzlies are having a special night to celebrate military members and their families. Be sure to get there early for a special tail gate party starting at 5:30 p.m. with food and special military displays. The night features the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, Base Commander Captain (Navy) Jason Boyd plus a military-themed selfie booth.

Military pricing includes adult tickets at $10 and children tickets at $5 plus applicable fees. Purchase at the Grizzlies box office or online.

  • When: Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Tons of activities prior
  • Where: The Q Centre, 1767 Island Highway

Celebrate Robbie Burns Day

Celebrate Robbie Burns day with address to a Haggis, The Canadian Scottish Regimental Association Pipes and Drums, and live music. Pipers will come through around 7:00 pm and the address will be shortly after. Please note that times are an estimate so be here early so you don’t miss it. Call 250-953-9993 or email [email protected] for reservations.

  • When: Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Tons of activities prior
  • Where: Bard & Banker, 1022 Government Street

Bump n’ Grind House Bingo January Edition

Love burlesque? Love games? Then this event is for you! Burlesque Bingo incorporates stellar burlesque performances with the fun of bingo! As an audience member, you get to participate in the fun, not just sit and watch! 8 acts and 8 games included with admission, plus an extra bonus performance or two! If you’re not into playing bingo, you can still come by and enjoy the show! Please note that everyone who purchases admission to this show has an equal chance to win each of our 8 games and this is not a gambling event. There are a total of 8 prizes.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

The Lost Fleet: Featured Winter 2018 Exhibit

This exhibit, on loan from the Vancouver Maritime Museum, explores the legacy of the tragic events that occurred on December 7th, 1941, when the world was shocked when Japan bombed Pearl Harour.

This exhibit, on loan from the Vancouver Maritime Museum, explores the legacy of these tragic events by considering the lessons that have been learned and how Canadian society has changed because of this experience. Visitors will be encouraged to consider whether the present political and economic climate is very different today; current legislation, policies and public sentiment about immigration invites the question of whether this type of injustice could be carried out against other groups.

  • When: 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

 

 

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