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Happy sunny Monday, Victoria!

On today’s agenda we have open mics to attend, open gaming events to play in, matchmaker events to mingle at, and more!

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

The Sult Mine Open-Mic

See Victoria’s comics work on their newest, weirdest jokes at the best downtown pierogi bar! Amazing food, stellar cocktails, and fun open mic comedy.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: SüLT Pierogi Bar, 609 Yates Street

Open Gaming – Dice Games

Head down to the Interactivity Board Game Cafe for a casual night of board games for people who don’t have a regular group to play with, want to try out new games, or just want to have some east fun!

Staff at the cafe will choose a small selection of games to try out and will be on hand to teach them.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Interactivity Board Game Cafe, 723 Yates Street

Matchmaker Monday V: Salty Broads Go Overboard!

Has Tinder lost it’s spark? Bumble become a fumble? Well never fear because Matchmaker Monday is here, and this time we’re making a splash!

“Come on down!” to the VEC on Monday, May 27th for Matchmaker Monday V: Salty Broads Go Overboard! A retro nautical themed event and live game show night, complete with games, live performances, costume contest, karaoke, prizes, and more!

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Open Mic at The Mint with Pete McMastar

Come showcase your talent, whether it’s music, comedy, dance, spoken word or poetry… you name it! Registration begins at 8:30pm with the showcase starting at 9pm and continuing til late, and Pete will have some instruments to get some jams going!

Not a performer? Come down and support your faves while enjoying your favourite food and drinks at The Mint!

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street

Drop-In Art Studio

Head over to the Downtown Community Centre for a chance to use their drop-in art studio for FREE!

The art studio is a free and open space to work on your creative projects with all materials provided, including: paints, canvas, pencils, pastels, and sketch books. Community centre facilitators and volunteers will also be on hand to help.

  • When: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Community Centre, 755 Pandora Avenue