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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, May 24th


If you’re feeling underwhelmed after your May long weekend, we’re here to bring your spirits up!

In this list, you’ll find a bit of something for everyone – from R&B for food security to book launches, you’ll have something new to try on an otherwise random Wednesday.

Without further delay, here are 5 things to do in Victoria on Wednesday, May 24th:

Soul Source R&B Band

Swing by the Victoria Events Centre for an evening of R&B hits with Soul Source (directed by Nick La Riviere). Entry is by donation to Living Edge – all proceeds will go towards supporting local food security!

  • Where: 1415 Broad Street
  • When: Wednesday, May 24th from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)

Bannock Bake Off

Continuing events for Indigenous Awareness Week (Tuesday, May 23rd – Friday, May 26th), this Wednesday will feature traditional Bannock provided by Members of the Defence Indigenous Advisory Group (DIAG).

  • Where: Nelles Block, Nelles Street (CFB Esquimalt Fire Hall)
  • When: Wednesday, May 24th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Pop-up community pack walk

This program is geared towards puppies and dogs that need to work on social skills and obedience. If you have an overactive, fearful or overly excited dog, this is for you! $20 to participate (cash only).

  • Where: Esquimalt Gorge Park (meet at the pavilion)
  • When: Wednesday, May 24th from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Comedy Night at the Mint

Laughter is the best medicine! Enjoy an evening with the best comedians in the city. Tickets are $15 via Eventbrite.

  • Where: 1414 Douglas Street
  • When: Wednesday, May 24th from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Book launch at Munro’s Books

This is for true crime and mystery fans! Join Myles Dolphin in conversation with author, Eliza Robertson for her new book, I Got a Name. Robertson’s book dives deep into themes of gender-based violence and how the system continues to fail women.

  • Where: 1108 Government Street
  • When: Wednesday, May 24th at 7 p.m.

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