You’re half way through this week, and there’s just so much to do to take advantage of this beautiful weather we’ve been having! Whether you want to cuddle under the stars or listen to music at sunset – we know today is gunna be great!

Here are 5 things happening in and around Victoria today!

Oaklands Sunset Market

What: Each week there will be live music from local musicians, a free all ages beverage garden with beer from Hoyne Brewing Company and cider from Salt Spring Wild Cider and Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, kids activities in the Kids Tent, local farmers, artisans, and of course – food trucks! Bring your reusable shopping bags to stock up on fresh, local fruits and vegetables.
Where: Oaklands Sunset Market
1-2827 Belmont Avenue
When: 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

How Slow Can you Go – a conversation

What: You are invited into the Circle in July to chat about our ‘fast’ life, and the effect it is having on our relationships, our work, and our wellbeing, in a world that is focused more on doing and less on being.
Discover together, what it might take to ‘slow’ down and ‘unplug’, long enough to reconnect with what we have lost along the way – our creativity, our sense of self, our heath, our connection to nature and to each other.
Where: 18A 26 Bastion Square
When: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost:  Free!

Connect, Create, Code: JavaScript Workshop by Lighthouse Labs

What: Come introduce yourself to the world’s most popular programming language: JavaScript! They’ll be hosting a workshop covering the basics of JS for people with little to no coding experience, where you’ll get the chance to explore the fundamentals of web development by building a web-based chatroom in the same vein as Twitch or Slack.
Where: MetaLab Design Ltd.
524 Yates Street, Suite 101
When: 6 pm – 9 pm
Cost: Free

Esquimalt Outdoor Cinema

What: Another season of outdoor movie going is upon us. Bring a camping chair and/or blanket and enjoy an outdoor movie experience! The Esquimalt Lions concession will be open with all proceeds supporting their community fundraising efforts . Admission is free.
This week film is, The Lego Batman Movie!
Where: Esquimalt Parks and Recreation
527 Fraser Street
When: 9 pm – 11 pm
Cost: Free!

Free Cooking Demonstrations

What: Each week Victoria Public Market offers free Cooking Demonstrations brought to you by Mike Haddow from GoodLife Fitness. Cooking demos begin at noon in the Community Kitchen, and are open for everyone to attend!
Today you’ll be learning how to make 3-Ingredient Cookies !
Where: Victoria Public Market
6 – 1701 Douglas St
When: 12 pm – 12:30 pm
Cost: Free

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