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It’s officially the start of the week, and today is all about socializing! Between board game nights, dance workshops and workshops – you’re bound to make a few friends and have fun along the way!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today!

Environmental Talk Show + Top 25 Awards Night

What: It’s time to come together and celebrate some of Canadas’s youngest environmental leaders with equal parts of style and silliness. Be a part of an innovative talk show style event where we’ll learn more about some of the region’s most innovative minds — and do a lip sync battle at the same time.
Where: Royal BC Museum
675 Belleville Street
When: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: Get your tickets here!

Matchmaker Monday 2.0 “A Licence to Chill”

What: Back by popular demand, Matchmaker Monday is part mingling/dating event, part immersive retro variety hour and part live game show!
A place to mingle and meet new folks, start up a convo, and possibly take part in a round of our very own live dating game show: The Newlymet Game!
Where: Victoria Event Centre
1415 Broad St
When: 7 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $15 at the door

Dancing in the Square

What: VBDS and the City of Victoria bring you “Dancing in the Square”.
Every Monday evening.
FREE beginner ballroom workshops 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
DANCING with Live Band & DJs 8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Practice your new-found skills and your old dance moves as well!
Today, you can learn the Jive!
Where: Centennial Square
When: 7 pm – 9:30 pm
Cost: Free!

Open Gaming – Social and Word Games

What: As always, come along to learn new games, and meet new folks, no group required. They’ll host, get you playing and teach the rules. The mini menu of games this time will be:
Decrypto, Word on the Street, Werewords, Paperback, The Mind and Superfight!
Where: Interactivity Board Game Cafe
723 Yates Street
When: 7 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $8

Videos that Sell

What: As growing indicators show video is a necessary part of any marketing strategy, many successful entrepreneurs are using (or wanting to use) videos to grow their business.
But how do you create videos that bring in more leads, prime your prospects to be ready to buy from you, and create long-term awareness, trust and loyalty?
This workshop will teach you all you need to know!
Where: Holiday Inn Express Victoria – Colwood
318 Wale Road
When: 9 am – 3 pm
Cost: Get your tickets here!

For more things to do, check out our events page!