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Here are 5 things to do today in and and around Victoria on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14

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Family Fun Day and 1k Fun Run/Walk

  • What: A day of fun, a 1K run/walk, activities, crafts, magicians, bouncy castles and BBQ all in support of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Live music performances by Fintan O’Brien, The Leg-Up Program and the Fallbrigade. There will be Mother’s Day themed activities, bring the whole family down to support this wonderful cause. Your donations are greatly appreciated plus WIN prizes from Adrenaline, Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria Harbourcat tickets and more.
  • When: Sunday May 14 from 11:00am – 3:00pm
  • Where: Delta Hotels by Marriott Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, 100 Harbour Road
    • 11:00 am – Activity stations and registration table opens, drop off cash or cheque donations and pick up your t-shirt!
    • 11:45 am – runners and walkers gather at start line
    • 12:00pm – START TIME
    • 1:00 pm – prizes drawn on stage
    • 3:00pm – event concludes

Buccaneer Days

  • What: Day of fun! MIDWAY open from 11:00am – 6:00pm. Check out the Buccaneer Market in the arena, plant sale, bake sale and pie plate sale. Model Train demonstrations, displays and information booths. VicPD will be holding a dog agility demonstration from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Local bands and dancers on stage from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • When: Sunday May 14 from 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Where: Esquimalt
    • 10:00am – 3:00pm Pie Plate Sale
    • 10:00am – 4:00pm Buccaneer Market Place

Sea Cider May Day

  • What: Mom’s enjoy cider, family friendly event in celebration of the 2000-year-old English May Day tradition. Enjoy live dance performances, activities for children, guided tours, a complimentary glass of cider or sparkling apple juice upon arrival. There will be Mmusic by Bowker Creek Band.
  • When: Sunday May 14 from 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Where: Sea Cider & Farmhouse, 2487 Mt.St.Michael Road
  • Fee: food and cider tickets available for purchase.

Mother’s Day Paint-In and Craft Fair

  • What: Community outdoor market festival with local vendors and artists. Live performances, children’s craft area. Complimentary garden access and concession will be open.
  • When: Sunday May 14 from 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Where: Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Road
  • Admission: FREE

Greater Victoria Motorcycle Skills Challenge

  • What: Hosted by the RCMP, Saanich Police Department, Vancouver Island Safety Council and ICBC to promote motorcycle safety. Riders will test their riding skills through a course. Riders can enter to win riding gear worth $1,000. Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock will be at the BBQ, purchase by donation. Funds raised will support the Canadian Cancer Society.
  • When: Sunday May 14 from 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Where: 4461 Interurban Road
  • Admission: FREE

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