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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, April 3rd


Hold on to your hats, because this Wednesday is shaping up to be a good one!

Cheer on our local hockey team, the Victoria Royals, as they play their second back-to-back playoff game against the Portland Winterhawks, prove your Star Wars expertise in trivia and much more.

If you’re looking for something quieter, there’s a new exhibition from local artist Amy Frank and a double poetry launch at Munro’s Books.

For all of that and more, here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, April 3rd:

Playoffs: Victoria Royals vs. Portland Winterhawks

The stakes are high, and so is the excitement!

The Victoria Royals are back in the home barn for their second round of back-to-back playoff games against the Portland Winterhawks!

Gather your hockey buddies and cheer on our team with fellow fans, comfort arena foods and your choice of refreshing beverage! Tickets start at around $16 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street
  • When: Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:05 p.m.

The Wisdom of Wonderland

Celebrate visual artist Amy Frank on the opening day of her new exhibition, The Wisdom of Wonderland at the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill.

Within this powerful collection of pieces, she explores her own experience with mental health struggles and addiction to create a surreal adventure for her viewers.

“This show is not just about my journey—it’s an invitation to start a conversation. My story is one of resilience, personal empowerment, and hope, evocatively showcased by both my visual and written works,” Frank notes on the event page.

  • Where: Arts Centre at Cedar Hill, 3220 Cedar Hill Road
  • When: Wednesday, April 3rd during gallery hours

Double Poetry Collection Launch

Head downtown to the iconic, and historical beauty of Munro’s Books for a double poetry collection launch!

Local authors Patrick Grace and Tina Biello will be presenting pieces from their new books, followed by a Q&A and book signing.

The event is free to attend.

  • Where: Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street
  • When: Wednesday, April 3rd at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Star Wars Trivia at Sonora Bar and Grill

In collaboration with Bo Knows Trivia, Sonora Bar & Grill is inviting all Jedi masters, Siths and everything in between for an evening of epic battle!

Come prepared with all of your Star Wars pals and use your combined knowledge to win prizes and bragging rights.

Tickets are just under $12 and can be purchased via Eventbrite.

  • Where: Sonora Bar & Grill, 531 Yates Street
  • When: Wednesday, April 3rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday Night Jam

The Loft Pub invites you and your pals to come and check out their weekly musician jam night!

It’s hosted by Brooke Cooper and is drop-in, so it’s available to anyone hoping to bring their skills to the stage and practice or have fun.

Just make sure to bring your own microphones and instruments!

  • Where: The Loft Pub, 229 Gorge Road East
  • When: Wednesday, January 10th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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