When disaster strikes, your chances of staying safe, healthy and comfortable are much better if you are prepared. This 90-minute presentation offers the information you need to prepare yourself and your family to survive on your own for up to 7 days after any type of disaster. Each household participating in the presentation will receive a free workbook to help with emergency planning.
Join us and Santa Claus as we ring in this magical season with the lighting of the Empress Tree. Then head outside and watch as Fairmont Empress lights up the castle. Later, take a walk through Fairmont Empress and be one of the first to see the 2019 Gingerbread Holiday Village display handcrafted by the Empress Pastry team. Mrs. Claus and the Empress holiday team will be serving hot chocolate and Christmas cookies on the veranda, while the CFAX Santa Bear will be collecting toys for Santa’s Anonymous.
For extreme filmmaker Bryan Smith, the line between going for it and going too far is often blurry—especially when you’re exploring the earth’s most remote environments. In this edge-of-your-seat presentation, Bryan shows you what it means to adventure with purpose, and why he believes the best expeditions are the ones with a healthy chance of failure. He’s faced machete-wielding locals in Papua New Guinea, suffered frostbite during the first-ever ice climb of Niagara Falls, explored the South Pacific’s deepest canyons, and scaled North America’s tallest mountains to bring you behind the scenes and capture the impossible.
Platinum Events will be hosting A Night of White for Mental Health Gala Fundraiser featuring a white dress code, cocktail reception, 3-course dinner and auction, followed by dancing to a live band. All proceeds from this event will be going to Mental Health Recovery Partners; South Vancouver Island (formerly known as the BC Schizophrenia Society), a local nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing services to people with serious and persistent mental illnesses.
Kick-off Christmas in Sidney on Saturday, November 23 between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm featuring a festive night of incredible shopping, free horse & carriage rides, live music, cozy eats & treats, tours of lights, visits with Santa, and so much more! New this year, visit the Winter Wonderland display in Garden Court and the pop-up photo booth next to d.g. bremner.
Experience Christmas in Sidney in Downtown Sidney between November 23 and December 23 with carol singers, horse & carriage rides, a lighted window tour, and a 12 Days of Giveaways! Visit SidneyBIA.ca for more information.
The Kris Kringle event is like a shooting star guiding the Christmas season and is packed with 150 amazing Artisans,Kris Kringle roving entertainers, Daily Grand Prize Getaways, helping to support the Help Fill A Dream Foundation plus the Salvation Army and it all takes place under a starry night sky at Beban Park Social Centre Nanaimo.
Visually stunning, tactile and interactive: The 7th annual Artists with Disabilities Showcase features some of the most impressive artwork you’ve ever seen. Held in conjunction with United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3rd), the VDRC’s 7th annual “Artists with Disabilities Showcase” features works of art by multi-talented artists from across Greater Victoria. The Victoria Disability Resource Centre is a cross-disability, grassroots, not-for-profit organization run by and for persons with disabilities. They work closely with people who have a disability as well as other community organizations to find and remove barriers that prevent full participation in life.
Join CFAX Friday, December 13th for Miracle on Broad St in support of CFAX Santas Anonymous!
Tune in and make your pledge to not only help make Christmas for a child in need, but support children’s programs year-round.
Join Al Ferraby, Adam Stirling and Mark Brennae for a day of celebration, entertainment and heartwarming stories.