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Keep your week energized by taking part in these 5 community-oriented events happening in and around Victoria today, Wednesday, May 8th:

Free Cooking Demonstrations

FREE Cooking Demonstrations brought to you by Mike Haddow from GoodLife Fitness. Cooking demos begin at noon in the Community Kitchen, and are open for everyone to attend!

  • When: 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Public Market, 1701 Douglas St

PFC Viewing Party at Darcy’s Pub

Support Pacific FC as they hit the road to face Forge FC on May 8th! Kickoff is set for 4:00 p.m.

They’re hosting their first Viewing Parties of the season at Darcy’s Downtown and West Shore locations; come watch as the team goes for win No. 2 of the season!

  • When: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: Darcy’s Pub Downtown 1127 Wharf St; and West Shore, 737 Goldstream Ave

Parents 4 climate – organizing meeting

This is an organizing meeting for parents concerned about climate change and wanting to take action for climate justice. One of our first initiatives will be to convince the Victoria School District to declare a climate emergency and plan to meet IPCC targets by 2030.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Where: CityStudio Victoria, 711 Douglas St

Babble Bar Language Exchange

Babble Bar is an international language exchange group in Victoria, BC, Canada. Members of the group meet on the second Wednesday of each month to practice languages they are learning, brush up on their native language skills, and make friends from around the world.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: Studio Robazzo, 2001 Douglas St

Comedy Night at the Mint

Each week Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance bring the most hilarious comedian’s in the city together for a wonderful evening of fun at the best venue for stand up comedy in Victoria.

  • When: 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint Restaurant, 1414 Douglas St