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Happy Wednesday, Victoria!

On today’s agenda we have elite Canadian boxing to watch, wine to taste, goats to hangout with, and more!

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

2019 Boxing BC Super Channel Championships

Get ready to see the country’s top boxers compete at Bear Mountain this week!

There will be no shortage of exciting talent to watch at this prestigious event, including two Vancouver Island hometown favourites, Terris Smith from Victoria and Anthony Varela of Langford.

  • When: Session 2 begins at 1:00 p.m., Session 3 begins at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bear Mountain Resort – Tennis Bubble, 1999 Country Club Way

ReWined Victoria 2019

Head down to the Crystal Garden tonight for a fundraising night full of wine and food!

Over 20 wineries and 15 local restaurant food vendors will converge on Victoria to help raise funds for Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon. A tax receipt will also be given for a portion of the ticket price.

  • When: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Crystal Garden, 713 Douglas Street

Earth Day – with goats!

Come celebrate Earth Day in Esquimalt with the help of educators and adorable goats!

This outdoor event brings over 600 local students, residents, businesses, and municipal staff every year, and includes educational exhibitors, goat hangouts, park clean ups, and more.

  • When: 10:00 am. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Highrock Cairn Park, between Rockheights Avenue & Old Esquimalt Road

West Side Story at the McPherson Playhouse

The Canadian College of Performing Arts is bringing the classic Broadway musical West Side Story to the McPherson Playhouse!

Watch as the cast of 55 performers and live 14-piece orchestra bring to life the story of two teenagers from rival street gangs who fall in love as their gangs wage war in the city streets.

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Square
  • Tickets: Online here

VicPD Strategic Planning Session

Everyone’s invited to join members of the VicPD Board and the Senior Management Team to discuss what’s working, the departments current goals, and how to capitalize on new opportunities.

“On behalf of VicPD, I am personally inviting you to join us for these planning sessions,” said Chief Del Manak. “The community’s role is vital in helping us gather feedback so we can meet the public safety demands of today while planning for the future.”

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Esquimalt Council Chambers, 1229 Esquimalt Road

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