Fairfield's most famous stretch of blossoms, Moss street usually bursts into bloom in March. (ItkasanImages)

It’s finally Friday and it’s sunny and warm outside! To make today even more amazing, check out these 5 events happening in and around Victoria today!

Kim’s Convenience

What: This event is a bit of a drive but it’ll be worth it! You’ll get more than you bargained for at Mr. Kim’s downtown Toronto convenience store. Along with his enormous variety of groceries and knick-knacks, he dispenses amusing folk wisdom, quizzical Korean trivia, and a peculiar type of pride. The hilarity and the business may be short lived if a big box store invades the neighbourhood, his daughter rejects the family shop, and his prodigal son returns. Is there a future for Kim’s Convenience?
Where: Chemainus Theatre Festival
9737 Chemainus Rd
When: Show starts at 7:30 pm
Cost: Get your tickets here!

Laugh Blasters

What: Hilarious stand-up comedy hosted by comedienne Kirsten Van Ritzen, featuring her Level 2 Comedy class. These funny folks made their debuts in a fantastic SOLD OUT Level 1 show… they are back with new material and are ready to kill again! Don’t miss this terrific night of guaranteed laughs. With a guest spot from pro David Bruce.
Where: Sports View Bar & Grill
1975 Bee St
When: 7 pm – 11 pm
Cost: $10

Zero Waste Workshop

What: Earth Week celebrations continue with an introduction to living Zero Waste. Paula and Nairn from the Zero Waste Emporium will share some tricks and tips to help you reduce waste at home. Everybody welcome.
Where: Sidney/North Saanich Library
10091 Resthaven Drive
When: 2 pm – 3 pm

The Bucket Show: Improvised Stand Up

What: Come to Bean Victoria after-hours and see some of Victoria’s best comedians improvise jokes based on your written suggestions! See Victoria Buzz’s own Alistair Ogden in his last show before he takes his talent to Vancouver!
Where: Bean Around the World Coffees (Victoria, British Columbia)
533 Fisgard St
When: 7 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $10 at the door

Working

What: WORKING, the musical, paints a vivid portrait of the men and women that the world so often takes for granted. WORKING delivers an honest and intriguing portrayal of 26 diverse careers. Join the students of the Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) as they present WORKING, a production that is sure to become an audience favorite for years to come!
Audiences will relate to the varied songs and monologues of this working man’s musical – if you haven’t done the job then you know someone who has. “CCPA students will challenge the audience, and themselves, to think deeply because they will be very connected to these stories that are based in truth,” comments director Matthew Howe. At times grungy, at times comedic, but always hopeful, WORKING celebrates the daily grind.
Where: Mcpherson Playhouse
3 Centennial Square
When: 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Cost: Get your tickets here!

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