Happy hump day folks!
This Wednesday is all about learning and trying new things, so without further ado, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today:
Pacific FC is hosting open tryouts to hire a team mascot, whose identity will be revealed later this month, for their inaugural season of the Canadian Premier League. The successful candidate would perform as the team mascot year round starting April 8th, for 10-20 hours/week.
- When: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
- Where: Upstairs Cabaret, 15 Bastion Square
Every participant will receive a naloxone kit and training certificate at the end of the session, plus free cookies to sweeten the deal. This training is open to UVic students, faculty, staff, and Victoria community members, but there are a limited number of spots so arrive on time!
- When: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Where: Student Union Building, University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Rd
Get in on this FREE workshop to learn about the hazards that can affect Victoria, what to include in your home and vehicle emergency kits, what you can do to protect your home from an earthquake, and how to reunite with your loved ones after a disaster. Learn what you can do to be prepared for a power outage, winter storm, earthquake, or a tsunami.
- When: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
- Where: Burnside Gorge Community Centre, 471 Cecelia Rd
March is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Join Deirdre Syms, Epilepsy Services Manager for HeadWay Victoria Epilepsy and Parkinson’s Centre for an educational presentation on epilepsy. A typical presentation includes the identification of and response to common seizure types, the difference between a seizure and a seizure emergency, and personal anecdotes by the speaker who has lived her entire life with epilepsy.
- When: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
- Where: Esquimalt Parks and Recreation, 527 Fraser St
- When: 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Where: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd