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Happy hump day, Victoria!

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

Top Gun – Summer Outdoor Movie series

Head over to Bullen Park every second Wednesday this summer for some free big screen fun! Today, Esquimalt Parks & Recreation will be screening the Tom Cruise action flick Top Gun.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Where: Bullen Park, 527 Fraser St

Barefoot in the Park

Neil Simon’s classic comedy, produced ! A timeless look into the joys and perils of the early days of marriage – as fresh today as it was when it premiered in 1963 to rave reviews.

  • When: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Where: Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Oaklands Sunset Market

Oaklands Sunset Market is a weekly market taking place every Wednesday evening from July 3-Sept 4, located at Oaklands Community Centre. They showcase local farmers, artisans, food producers,and jewelers, with Food Trucks, Live Music, workshops and a beer garden at every event!

  • When: 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Oaklands Community Centre, 2827 Belmont Ave

Recovery Week Fun Run: Mock UrbaCity Challenge!

Everyone welcome for one of several of Frontrunners’ recovery week fun runs. Join in at the downtown Frontrunners location for a mock UrbaCity Challenge! Guaranteed fun and prizes!

  • When: 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Where: Frontrunners Victoria, 1200 Vancouver St

Incredible Inverts

They’re creepy, they’re crawly and they’re cool! Explore with Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary Society the fascinating world of insects, spiders and other invertebrates.

Hands-on exploration, live bugs, crafts and games. This is a drop in event. Recommended donation of $5 per person.

  • When: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary, 3837 Swan Lake Rd