From learning how to prepare for a natural disaster to seeing if you’re Roller Derby material, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday September 10th.

Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Got your kit together? Isn’t it time to make emergency preparedness a priority for you and your family?

This FREE workshop will teach you about the hazards that can affect Victoria, what to include in your home and vehicle emergency kits, simple steps you can take to protect your home from an earthquake, and how to reunite with your loved ones after a disaster.

Learn what you can do to be prepared for a power outage, winter storm, earthquake, or a tsunami.

  • When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Silver Threads Service, 2340 Richmond Road

Roller Derby Fresh Meat Tryouts

This is the chance you’ve been waiting for — The Eves of Destruction Roller Derby League are holding Fresh Meat tryouts. These tryouts will focus on skating abilities. There will be no hitting. To pass through tryouts they are looking for the following abilities:

  • Laps – minimum 16 laps in 5 minutes
  • Crossovers
  • Balance
  • Stride
  • Stops
  • Falls

Everyone is required to be completely dressed, geared up, and ready to go by 7:30 p.m.

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Archie Browning Sports Centre, 1151 Esquimalt Road

Busty and the Bass

With their seamless blend of soulful hip hop vocals, rap, signature brass and synths, Busty and the Bass ​is ushering in a new era of genre-defying sound. After meeting in their first week of the McGill University jazz program, the Montreal-based nine-piece quickly shot up from from packed house party jams to scorching live performances in front of thousands of fans across the US, Canada, Europe and the UK.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
  • Where: Distrikt Nightclub, 919 Douglas Street

Maude Hunter’s Trivia Night

With a plethora of craft beers on tap and multiple pints on special each night, it only makes sense to bring together this awesome pub with Sixty Watt Trivia’s one of a kind trivia night!

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Maude Hunter’s Pub, 3810 Shelbourne Street

Soul Jam Tuesdays

Join Emily and live musical guests every Tuesday night for Soul Jam sessions. Unravel tension through movement set to beautiful music. Find relaxation through slow, deep stretching & breath.

Solwood Studio (previously Metta Yoga) is a private character studio with over-sized windows, hardwood floors and a great sound system.

Arrive 10 minutes early, enter on Broad street and head upstairs to the room on the far right. Cubbies, bathrooms (including a shower) and tea will be available.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: 1303 Broad Street