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5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday September 17th


It’s another cloudy, rainy day Victoria!

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

United Way of Greater Victoria’s #DRIVE4FIVE 4 Kids

Want a quick coffee and breakfast for only $5?

From 6:30 – 9 a.m. today, you’ll be able to stop by Save-On-Foods grocery store parking lot, across from Uptown on Blanshard Street and grab a coffee, a muffin, a piece of fruit and a juice to go – all for only $5 with proceeds going towards United Way!

  • When: 6:30 – 9 a.m.
  • Where: Save-On-Foods grocery store parking lot, 3510 Blanshard Street, entrances off of Blanshard Street and Vernon Avenue

The Get Down Comedy Jam

This month the hilarious Colten Turcott headlines with Evan Mumford hosting. Cover charge: $5 

Their line up includes Bo Essery, Quincy Thomas, Sammy Ray Benty, and more!

  • When: 10 p.m.
  • Where: Lucky Bar, 517 Yates St

IQ 2000 Trivia at Smith’s Pub

Prove your intellectual excellence, mental mettle, and cerebral superiority!

There will be great prizes for top scoring teams, AND bonus prizes for best team cheers!

  • When:  8 p.m.
  • Where: Smith’s Pub, 777 Courtney St.

Zero Waste Living Workshop

Join Leanne from Organic Bags Canada for a FREE, positive, engaging workshop for all individuals to discover and adopt the zero waste lifestyle.

Register by phone (250-412-8500), online, or in person at the Recreation Centre Front Desk.

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Esquimalt Parks and Recreation, 527 Fraser St

Community gathering for reflection and support

A community gathering for reflection and support will be held at the University of Victoria to provide students, faculty and staff with a space to unite and reflect in the wake of the recent bus accident in which two students died and several were injured.

  • When: 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: University of Victoria, BiblioCafé, on the ground floor of the Mearns Centre for Learning (McPherson Library).


Joel Brewster
Junior staff writer at Victoria Buzz. Have a story idea? Send it over: joel@victoriabuzz.com

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