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Happy Wednesday, Victoria!

On today’s agenda we have professional soccer to watch, slam poetry to hear, free cooking demonstrations to learn from, and more.

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

Pacific FC v Cavalry FC

Come cheer on Victoria’s Pacific FC as they take on the Cavalry Football club!

Come see what all the hype is about as the Canadian Championship arrives on Vancouver Island.

  • When: Game kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Westhills Stadium, 1089 Langford Parkway

FREE Cooking Demonstrations at the Public Market

Learn how to make delicious dishes at these FREE cooking demonstrations at Victoria’s Public Market.

Today’s lesson will cover how to make your own energy-filled Protein Muffins!

  • When: 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Public Market, 1701 Douglas Street

Nerd Nite Victoria May 2019

Don’t miss the last Nerd Nite Victoria of the season! Nerd Nite’s involve geeky enthusiasts and professionals discussing their passions in an informal atmosphere.

Tonight’s speakers are: Brett McGuire, “Mirror Asymmetry in Life and in Space”; Chelsea Dunning, “Multi-coloured X-ray imaging”; and Aidan Pine, “Language Revitalization and the Role of Technology”.

When: 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Vic Slam ft. Kyle Hawke

Head down to Caffè Fantastico for the 9th round of competative slam poetry!

The poetry night, Vic Slam, will have 12 slots open for sign up where poets get 3 minutes to perform in front of judges and the audience. Also featuring spoken word poet and author, Kyle Hawke.

When: Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show runs 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Caffè Fantastico, 965 Kings Road

Hannah Day Admission by Cash Donation Fundraiser

Parents looking to have a fun day with their child can do so while also raising money for the family of 9-year-old Hannah Day, who sadly passed away from cancer on Sunday.

Tumblebums Play Centre & Toy Shoppe will be admission by cash donation all day for children aged 0 – 5 years old.

When: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Tumblebums Play Centre & Toy Shoppe, 735 Goldstream Avenue