Yoga in the spring time

Welcome to another eventful summer Tuesday!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today:

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Week

The Friends of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, come and join us!

They have a whole week of events planned for both daytime visiting hours and evening lectures with celebrations culminating on Saturday night.

  • When: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, 5071 West Saanich Rd

Free Yoga on the East Lawn

Join local instructor Guy Friswell for a therapeutic, gentle and fun all-levels yoga practice on the beautiful grounds of BC Government House.

Bring your own yoga mat or blanket and bask in the glorious calm of the great outdoors!

  • When: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Where: BC Government House, 1401 Rockland Ave

Dinner & A Drag Show 

Chaz Avery and Stevie O’Brian return to The Mint Victoria with another cast of incredible #yyjdrag performers for the fifth instalment of Dinner & A Drag Show!

Enjoy an amazing drag show with the high calibre talent that you’ve come to expect from the #yyjdrag fam, PLUS The Mint’s delicious food and drinks, with their Late Night Happy Hour specials on from 9pm til midnight!

  • When: 8:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint Victoria, 1414 Douglas St

Memorial Park Music Festival

The Memorial Park Music Festival is a summertime concert series held at Memorial Park in the heart of Esquimalt.

Dancing on the grass is highly encouraged, or just sit back and let the music entertain you.
Chairs are provided or bring your own. There’s room to spread out a picnic blanket if you prefer.

There are food trucks and carts on site, or stop at a nearby eatery and get take-away for a park picnic.

  • When: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Memorial Park, 1200 Esquimalt Rd

Full Moon Heart Circle

Children of the Earth are gathering on Songhees, Esquimalt and Wsanec territory to hold intentional heart space for eco-grief and ongoing feelings relating to our changing world.

Bring warm clothes as it might be chilly (think winter; we were all shivering last time)! Bring something soft to sit on if you wish.

  • When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: Canadian flagpole on the top of Mi’gan (Beacon Hill), Beacon Hill Park