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Greetings, Victoria!

There’s plenty to do today including local art to watch and explore, a Royals game to attend, and more!

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

RAW Artists Victoria presents Impact

Head down to the Capital Ballroom for an evening full of live performances, runway shows, live hair and make-up, accessory design and visual art displays!

40+ talented artists will be involved, so don’t miss your chance to support local art and to see the vast talent that exists in Victoria.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (plus an after party from midnight to 1:00 a.m.)
  • Where: The Capital Ballroom, 858 Yates Street

Vancouver Giants vs. Victoria Royals Round 2 – Game 4

The scintillating series between Victoria and Vancouver continues this evening at the Save On Foods Memorial Centre!

The second round series between the two clubs is now at 3-0 for the Giants. Let’s fill the barn and let’s get loud, Victoria!

  • When: Doors open at 6 p.m. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m.
  • Where: Save On Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street
  • Tickets: Playoff tickets can be purchased in-person or online

Wild Bees of Southern Vancouver Island

Head down to the Greater Victoria Public Library for a free seminar on the life cycles and habits of local bees.

The focus of the presentation will be to provide participants with tangible strategies for creating bee friendly habitats in their yards and gardens.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Greater Victoria Public Library, 735 Broughton Street

Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival

The Paper Stree Theatre Improv festival continues!

To celebrate its fourth year, instead of bringing in four companies, the Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival is bringing in four directors! This year’s festival features the Four Corners Collective: artistic directors from improv companies in Calgary, Red Deer, Victoria and Portland. Each night audiences will enjoy ensemble shows directed by the Four Corners Collec as well as feature sets by these accomplished artistic directors.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Intrepid Theatre, 1609 Blanshard Street

New Extreme: Artists Mentoring Youth

Head down to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria for stories and presentations about art inquiry projects by students from Central Middle School, Esquimalt High School, Spectrum Community School and Westshore Centre for Learning & Training.

This year’s New Extreme Program saw artist/educators and groups exploring a range of artistic practices and ideas including installation and environmental art, street and public art, mural making, identity and experimental narrative, and more!

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss Street