Pop-up Market Colwood
(Coast Collective, one of the vendors at Royal Beach Pop-Up Market/Facebook)

The summer is nearly over, so make the most of it starting with events today, Monday August 31st!

As you head out to activities and events, please follow the restrictions and guidelines that these businesses require to keep their employees and patrons safe during the pandemic.

As always, wash your hands, wear masks, practice physical distancing, and stay home if you feel sick or show symptoms!

Without further ado, here are five things to do today, Monday August 31st:

Christie’s Pub Monday Night Trivia

Christie’s Pub hosts Sixty Watt Trivia with four rounds of brain-teasing questions. Sponsored by Hoyne Brewery, topics can range all over movies, music, sports, science, geography and possible things found in a hardware store …who knows!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Where: Christie’s Carriage House Pub, 1739 Fort St.

Summer Sunset Pop-Up Market at Royal Beach Market

Royal Beach Seaside Village in Colwood is hosting a pop-up market that serves as a preview of a planned future retail site in the City. A dozen different vendors from Colwood, Westshore and the surrounding area will be out with local goods and services.

  • When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Where: Royal Beach, lower lot, Metchosin Rd.

Community Arts Program

The Downtown Community Centre’s Art Studio programming for August wraps up today with a fabric stamping workshop. Participants will decorate their own tote bag using homemade natural stamps from potatoes, flowers, and leaves! All supplies provided, no experience necessary. Please note events are limited capacity, all participants must sign up for sessions either in-person at 775 Pandora, email at dcc@coolaid.org, on the phone (250)-383-0076, or via Facebook.

  • When: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Community Centre, 755 Pandora Ave.

Virtual Town Hall on Parks, Trails & Recreation

The Town of Sidney hosts the first in a series of virtual town halls, focusing on recovery initiatives during COVID-19. Tune in online with your questions about parks, trails, and recreation amenities. Topics on safety measures and bookings at public parks will be covered during the evening. Please register by email at: admin@sidney.ca or by phone at: 250-656-1139..

Salsa Caliente Intermediate Salsa & Cha Cha Cha

Salsa Caliente hosts an intermediate level class for a maximum of 10 students. Must be a competent On 2 dancer or have instructor permission to attend. No partner required. $15 drop in, $60 for a 5 class punch card. Call 250-881-6141 or email info@calientedance.com for more details. Masks are mandatory and physical distancing measures will be in place.

  • When: 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Studio 4 Athletics, 715 Yates St.