Can you believe we’re already over halfway into June?

As temperatures steadily reach their 20s and sunscreen becomes the order of the day, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria on this gorgeous summer day:

Concussion: Performance and Discussion

Concussion is a contemporary dance theatre performance. Using elements of dance, theatre, and storytelling, Stacey Horton evokes the experience of coping with and recovering from multiple concussions.

A 45-minute discussion will follow the performance, led by clinical neuropsychology researcher Mauricio Garcia-Barrera.

  • When: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Room 146, Visual Arts Building, University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Rd

Music in the Park

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock 2019 will be at this event thanking the generosity of BIG FONT band. Raffle tickets and donations ballots on site.

  • When: 6 p.m.
  • Where: Memorial Park, 1200 Esquimalt Rd

Introduction to DIY Beauty 

Learn the basics of making your own natural body care products right in your own home with DIY expert Ian Cromack of Starlite Soap Studio at The Green Kiss.

Participants will each make five ‘bath scoops’ – a modified “bath bomb” with added nutrients such as shea and cocoa butter. They fizz in the bathtub, add great colour and softness to the water, leave the skin feeling supple, and are fairly easy to make.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Green Kiss, 109-3531 Uptown Blvd

Twilight Shuffle 2019

Enjoy a 5K run or walk on the main trails around Thetis Lake on a pleasant summer evening. All fitness levels and all ages are encouraged to join this fun run!

Proceeds go to the Zonta Club of Victoria to aid with its work to improve women’s lives, locally and globally – supporting education and health initiatives while saying NO to violence.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Where: Thetis Lake, 2433 Chilco Rd

IQ 2000 Trivia at Smith’s Pub

IQ 2000 Trivia Presents: Trivia Night Tuesday at Smith’s Pub in Downtown Victoria! Featuring free entry and lots of cool prizes.

Round up some friends to prove your intellectual excellence, mental mettle, and cerebral superiority!!

  • When: 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: Smiths Pub, 777 Courtney St