Is Wednesday still hump day if we’re in a four-day week?

Regardless of how you’re feeling about work or school this week, here are five physically distanced things to do in and around Victoria today:

Summer Sunrise Yoga

Head over to Oak Bay Beach Hotel for a drop-in sunrise yoga session to start the day, for a  fee of $15 which will be donated to charitable organizations.

A maximum of 20 guests is allowed per class to maintain the provincial health guidelines and physical distancing protocols of the hotel. Guests are encouraged to bring their own mats. Clean, sanitized mats will be provided upon request.

  • When: 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Where: Oak Bay Beach Hotel, 1175 Beach Dr

Snapshots of Canada Exhibit

Canada’s triumphs, failures and sacrifices are on display at Sidney Museum in a new travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History and Canada’s History Society.

Showcasing unforgettable images and thought-provoking texts, Snapshots of Canada will be presented from 16 July until 24 December, 2020.

  • When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Sidney Museum, 2423 Beacon Ave

Seal Island Kayak Tour

The Esquimalt Anglers Clubhouse is hosting a guided three hour kayaking tour launching  near Split Rock and then following the coastline to Seal Island.

This beginner-friendly tour offers a great outdoors adventure offering views of the diversity of the harbour, Victoria’s historic buildings, peaceful scenery and interesting wildlife.

  • When: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Where: Esquimalt Anglers Clubhouse, 1101 Munro St

Tongues of Fire Open Mic Ft Jeremy Loveday

Join Victoria city councillor and award-winning performance poet Jeremy Loveday for Tongues of Fire: a spoken word open mic that takes place three times a month featuring up to 5-minute sets from up to 12 performers, plus a 25-minute set from the featured poet of the day.

For now, the event has moved online and will take place via Zoom call.

Cultural Perspectives Training

This online course examines the legacy of colonization including inter-generational trauma, privilege and racism, and what it means to an individual or organization wanting build successful relationships with Indigenous people and communities.