Hello, Victoria!

We hope you’re enjoying the sunshine! On today’s agenda we have exotic wildlife to see, local fundraisers to support, free art galleries for students on spring break, and more!

Without further ado, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

Safari Jeff Into the Wild at Westshore Town Centre!

Don’t miss your chance to see Safari Jeff for FREE while he’s on the island as part of his North America tour.

Safari Jeff will perform two exciting and educational live shows today that feature rare and beautiful reptiles plus multimedia displays and more. The interactive experience will bring audiences up close and personal with captive-born exotic animals and environmental messages.

  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • Where: Westshore Town Centre, 2945 Jacklin Road

Swing Jazz Tuesdays

Tuesdays can only mean one thing, it’s a swing jazz and speakeasy kind of night! Get ready to step back in time to 1928 and listen to live swing jazz, sip on classic cocktails, and of course, dance!

Bootleggers and cocktail drinkers experienced or new are welcome, but people who know the speakeasy’s secret word will get one free drink!

  • When: 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Spring Break – Youth Are Free!

The Robert Bateman Centre is opening its doors to youth for FREE during spring break!

Children will get full access to the centre’s interactive Birdsong Gallery, Virtual Reality Experience and multi-media video, and more!

  • When: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Robert Bateman Centre, 470 Bellveille Street

Show Your Local Love Fundraiser

The United Way of Greater Victoria and its partners have returned for the 6th Annual “Do Good in Our Community” Fundraiser, which supports people in need in our city!

Join United Way for drinks, appetizers, silent and live auctions, and more! Also, if you’re one of the first 50 people to donate $50 or more you’ll receive a travel voucher donated by Ruffell & Brown. RSVP at [email protected] if you’re interested in attending.

  • When: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Max Furniture, 2745 Bridge Street

The Sticky Quiz

Head on down to Sticky Wicket to test your knowledge of, well, everything!

This competitive quiz hosted by Sixty Watt Trivia is sure to be fun and challenging. Come with groups of 8 or smaller and win yourself some awesome prizes!

When: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: The Sticky Wicket, 919 Douglas Street