Places to go….things to do

By Christine Hagen

James Bay New Horizons

234 Menzies Street; 250-386-3035; www.jamesbaynewhorizons.ca

Tuesdays11:45 am                      Hot Lunch

Wednesdays2 pm                      Movie & Popcorn

Thursdays  Noon                       Soup & Bun Lunch

Last Thursday of the Month     Out to Lunch Bunch (Noon at the Restaurant)

Fridays10 am                             Friday Forum – A variety of guest speakers

 

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

1040 Moss St.; 250-384-4171; www.aggv.ca

To May 28           Life with Clay

To Sept 4            Close to Home

To Sept 4            Moving Forward by Looking Back

First Tuesday of each month: Admission by donation

 

The Robert Bateman Centre                       

470 Belleville St.; 250-940-3630; www.batemancentre.org

May 3-June 25     Rooted in History: Celebrating the Garry Oak Ecosystem

 

The O’Bistro - The Oswego Hotel

500 Oswego St.; 250-940-7500; www.oswegohotelvictoria.com

Wednesdays 6-8 pm             Jazz Nights

 

Pacific Lounge - Hotel Grand Pacific

463 Belleville St.; 250-386-0450; www.hotelgrandpacific.com

Saturdays 8-11 pm                  Live Music

 

The Mint – Phillips Comedy Nights

1414 Douglas St.; 250-386-6468; www.phillipsbeer.com/events

Wednesdays 8 pm

 

Hermann’s Jazz Club

753 View St.; 250-388-9166; www.hermannsjazz.com

May 7                                     The Anton Schwartz Quintet

 

IMAX

(Inside the Royal BC Museum); 250-953-4629

For current presentations and show times refer to: www.imaxvictoria.com/now-playing

 

Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville St.; 250-356-7226; www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

To Oct 1                                    Terry Fox Exhibit

 

Alix Goolden Performance Hall

900 Johnson St.; 250-386-5311; www.vcm.bc.ca/alix-goolden-hall

May 5-7                                    Joy of Life Festival

 

Belfry Theatre

1291 Gladstone Ave.; 250-385-6336; www.belfry.bc.ca

To May 14                                 Alice Munro Stories

 

Langham Court Theatre

805 Langham Court; 250-384-2142; www.langhamtheatre.ca

To May 6                          Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

June 9-24                        Proof

 

The Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre

2657 Quadra St.; 250-382-3370; www.bluebridgetheatre.ca

To May 7                        The Caretaker

May 30-June 11              Born Yesterday

July 4-11                         Our Town

 

McPherson Playhouse

#3 Centennial Square; 250-386-6121; www.rmts.bc.ca/mcpherson-playhouse

May 5-7, 12-14                 Sunset Boulevard

May 16                            Gerry Dee Live

May 19                             Victoria Academy of Ballet

May 28                            The Kerplunks

June 1-2                          Beauty and the Beast Jr.

June 5                             Whitney, Rod, Tina & Roy Tribute

           

Royal Theatre

805 Broughton St.; 250-386-6121; www.rmts.bc.ca/royal-theatre           

May 1                                Miller Conducts Sibelius

May 5-7                            Celtic Celebration with Ken Lavigne

May 9                               An Evening with David Sedaris

May 13                               Miller Conducts Shostakovich

May 20                              Beauty and the Beast

May 27                               Boston Dance Collective

May 30                               Dean Brody’s Beautiful Freak Show

June 23                              Mavis Staples

June 25                              An Evening with Ziggy Marley

 

Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre

1925 Blanshard St.; 250-220-7777; www.sofmc.com                       

May 16                                Stars on Ice

July 27                                Bob Dylan & His Band

 

Farquhar Auditorium

University of Victoria; 250-721-8480; www.uvic.ca/auditorium

May 11                                  Victoria Soul Gospel Choir

May 29                                 Year End Concert-Reynolds Secondary School Band

June 17                                 Stages’ 37th Annual Celebration of Dance

 

Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival

Topaz Park; 250-598-0120; www.victoriahighlandgames.com

May 20-22

 

 

 

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