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We’re back at it again, Victoria!

Another work week is in full swing and while it might not be the dog days of summer it sure feels like the dog days of winter.

Have no fear, there are plenty of fun ways to enjoy your time with local events happening throughout the city.

From creative drawing classes to jazz nights here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria this Tuesday, January 24th:

Armoured Dinosaur

In December 2022, Dr. Victoria Arbour coauthored a paper that may change the way we see armoured dinosaurs.

Hear about the evidence and what it might mean about how ankylosaurids used their tail clubs!

  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 24th, 11:30 a.m.

Intro to Drawing

Learn to draw with local artist David Hunwick.

During the six sessions, you will learn how to sketch using various grades of pencil and explore various drawing styles and expressive mark making techniques.

You will learn how to capture light and shadow using tonal values and shading and blending techniques.

  • Where: Studio 106, 106 Superior Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 24th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Prohibition Era Jazz

The Victoria Event Centre invites you to a night of swing jazz and cocktail culture in a vintage, prohibition era setting.

Live jazz by the city’s favourite swing jazz musicians, with rotating bands each week and occasional pop-up features.

  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 24th, 7 p.m.

IQ 2000 Trivia at Felicita’s Pub 

IQ 2000 Trivia is one of the funniest quiz nights in Victoria!! Round up some friends to prove your intellectual excellence, mental mettle, and cerebral superiority!!

  • Where: Felicita’s Pub, 3800 Finnerty Road
  • When: Tuesday, January 24th, 7 p.m.

“The Best in Show” Drag Performances

This week Vivian Vanderpuss and Henrietta Dubét will take the stage at The Vicious Poodles weekly drag show!

Those in attendance should be prepared for a few exciting special guests!

  • Where: The Vicious Poodle, 726 Johnson Street
  • When: Tuesday, January 24th, 8 p.m.