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Happy Tuesday, Victoria!

On today’s agenda we have hockey finals to watch, art galleries to explore, personal chats with the mayor, and more!

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

Grizzlies vs. Spruce Kings Round 3 Game 4

Come cheer on the Victoria Grizzlies as they battle it out against the Spruce Kings for the Coastal Conference Final!

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Q Centre, 1767 Island Highway

Compostables 101: The hard-to-breakdown facts

Ever wondered just how those so-called compostable forks and cups break down, and just how compostable they really are? Now’s your chance to learn the dirty truth.

Compostables 101 will include a range of speakers including UVic student researcher Noah Snell, zero-waste expert Paula McPhee, and industrial composting professionals Jack Vanderbasch and Chester Phillips. A chance to ask questions in a Q&A panel will follow.

  • When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Studio Robazzo, 2001 Douglas Street

Humble Magnificence | Hidden Coastal Wilderness

Today is the opening day for Fortune Gallery’s newest exhibit, Humble Magnificence.

The exhibit features art by Canadian artist, Anne Meggitt, who generally displays oil landscapes inspired by Vancouver Island’s coastal rainforest. One of her goals is to bring attention to the quiet natural treasures of BC and the fight to preserve it.

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 9:0 p.m.
  • Where: Fortune Gallery, 537 Fisgard Street

Mayor’s Community Drop In

Join Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps for casual but meaningful conversations at this public drop in.

Rather than one-on-one appointments, these community discussions allow everyone to get involved and share their ideas or concerns about the city. Notes will be taken and passed along to relevant city departments if necessary.

  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria City Hall, 1 Centennial Square

April Fools at the Royal BC Museum

While it’s not April 1st anymore, there’s still time for you to be duped!

Swing by the Royal BC Museum and pick up a Fools Find checklist to start your hunt for unusual objects placed around the museum’s many artifacts and specimens.

  • When: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street

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