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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Tuesday, January 17th

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Happy Tuesday, Victoria.

Whether you’re looking to support local creatives or would rather enjoy watching Victorians show off their quirky talents, these five events in and around Victoria offer fun for all ages.

The Art of No

If you find yourself struggling to stand your ground in a one sided conversation or are in search of advice when it comes to willpower. The folks at Volunteer Victoria are hosting an engaging, and useful session that focuses on different strategies to help you tell someone they are not going to get what they want.

  • Where: Volunteer Victoria, 602-620 View Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 17th, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Teen Pizza Making Movie Night

Youth 13 to 18 years old are invited to make their own pizza and enjoy popcorn and a movie at the Esquimalt Neighbourhood House Society! Call or text Marena to sign-up or for any more information at 250-686-0716

  • Where: Esquimalt Neighbourhood House, 511 Constance Avenue
  • When: Tuesday, January 17th, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Talent Tuesdays 

Talent Tuesdays are coming to Victoria to support new local talent!

Those interested in participating can email victoria@fodlounge.com with Talent Tuesday and your name as the subject header.

In the email, folks should include a short introduction of yourself and your talent.

What you would like to perform (lip syncs, music, comedy etc., or something we’ve never seen before!)

  • Where: Friends of Dorothy Lounge, 537 Johnson Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 17th, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

This week, the Royal BC Museum is set to introduce a community gallery focused on offering the public an accessible way to express their thoughts on the world around them.

  • Where: The Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 17th, 12 p.m.

Future of the Royal BC Museum 

The first two in-person sessions will kick off phase one at the museum this Thursday, January 12th.

A community engagement plan is being rolled out this week through the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) to allow the public a say in the future of the facility.

The multi-year, province wide engagement plan will aim to collect feedback from British Columbians regarding the future of the museum.

  • Where: The Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 17th, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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