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Happy Wednesday, Victoria!

There are some cool things to do around town today, including city-wide slam poetry finals, a trivia night where the only right answers are the funniest answers, and more!

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

Vic Slam Finals: 2019 Edition

This is for all the marbles! After a full season of poetry slam, we will conclude our quest to form the 2019 Vic Slam Team, who will go on to represent our community as they compete at this year’s Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Guelph!

Everyone is welcome, though we advise attendees should be able to handle mature content and don’t recommend bringing children.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas Street

Blender 10th Anniversary ft: Trophy Dad + Guests!

Don’t miss the 10th annual Blender night at Lucky Bar!

It’s time to celebrate a whole decade of jamming as many bands as possible on to the Lucky stage for just $5. Trophy Dad is headlining the event alongside tons of local musicians.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lucky Bar, 517 Yates STreet

Comedy Night at The Mint

Another Wednesday can only mean one thing, Comedy Night at the Mint!

Join hosts Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance as they bring together some of the funniest stand-up talent that Victoria has to offer.

When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street

Wild about Wednesdays

Don’t miss this weekly outdoor program for kids aged 5-10 that explores the parks and green spaces of Oaklands and the Greater Victoria!

The kids will get to learn about the natural world through active, hands-on activities like playing nature games, fort building, craft making, and more! Pick up and drop off is at the Oaklands Community Centre. Snack included.

When: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oaklands Community Centre, 2827 Belmont Avenue

Tricked Out Trivia – “Comedy, Imagine That?!” Edition

This isn’t just any pub trivia – this is Tricked Out Trivia – where it’s not about having the right answer, it’s about having the BEST and most hilarious answer.

Try your best to make these judges laugh and win some sweet stuff at the funniest trivia night in the city!

When: 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Darcy’s Pub – Downtown, 1127 Wharf Street