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5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday August 29th


Whether you want to be indoors or outdoors, there’s something for everyone!

Here are 5 things to do 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 Ciderand 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!

Free Cooking Demonstrations

What: Each week Victoria Public Market offers a free Cooking Demonstrationa 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 learn how to make, Homemade Burgers.
Where: Victoria Public Market
6 – 1701 Douglas St
When:  12 pm – 12:30 pm
Cost: Free!

International Overdose Awareness Day

What:  time to remember, a time to act.
4-6pm: information & resources, supports, memorial activity, food, music, overdose response training & free naloxone kits
6pm: call to action & rally
7pm: candlelight vigil of remembrance
please feel welcome to bring photos of loved ones ~
Where: Centennial Square
When: 4 pm – 8 pm
Cost:  Free

Working in Victoria’s Tech Ecosystem: Startups or Government

What: With almost 400 tech companies of all different sizes in Victoria, it can be hard to know which is the right fit for you. Will you thrive in a 5 person startup, or is a unionized role in government more your style? Join Lighthouse Labs on August 29th at sendwithus for a panel of developers from companies of all different sizes ranging from startups to government. Listen, ask questions, and learn from their experiences.
Where: sendwithus
737 Fort Street
When: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost: Free

KITT & JANE: An Interactive Survival Guide 

What: Two fourteen-year-old unlikely heroes hijack their school assembly to deliver a message: our society is set to collapse into chaos, and they’re here to train you to survive. “A WILD, IMPRESSIVELY-CHOREOGRAPHED ROMP featuring dance numbers, live music, and giant-scale shadow puppetry that is by turns hilarious, heart-rending and in small glimpses, beautiful. You won’t want to leave your seat.” (The Marble). A stand-alone sequel to SNAFU’s highly-acclaimed shows Little Orange Man and Interstellar Elder, this show is a poignant exploration of the world today’s youth are inheriting, and just how far they’re willing to go to fight for it.
Where: Langham Court Theatre
805 Langham Court
When: 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Cost: get your tickets here!

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