Events are back and the Greater Victoria Festival Society is excited to bring you a long weekend full of free family fun for the entire family! Saturday and Sunday 12 - 5pm at the Parliament Buildings enjoy Performances at Parliament with cultural, country, blues, university and rock performances! Sunday at 11am enjoy Stages and the Canadian Armed Forces Skyhawks Extravaganza! Monday 9am the Thrifty Foods 122nd Victoria Day Parade kicks off at Douglas and Finlayson, followed by One World Musicfest presented by Gordy Dodd at Centennial Square with bouncy castles, multicultural performances, great food, and amazing local vendors from 12 - 5pm! Don’t miss the fun!
You can support Victoria hospitals and have a chance to win big by purchasing tickets for the Emerge Stronger Hospitals Lottery! The Emerge Stronger Hospitals Lottery aims to support the Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s Emerge Stronger campaign - a campaign raising $10 million to fund 200+ pieces of equipment for Victoria Hospitals. The lottery includes a 50/50 raffle (one winner will take home half the jackpot), an early-bird raffle prize (two e-bikes from Cit-E Cycles) and a grand prize ($20,000 cash PLUS Air Canada airfare for two to anywhere in the world).
A philanthropic evening at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort will be the Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s premiere gala on the West Shore. This exclusive event held on May 28, 2022 will host about 300 guests and will feature a sit-down dinner, live entertainment, as well as live and silent auctions.
Take part in Broadmead Care’s 19th Annual Charity Golf 50/50 & Diamond Draw supporting the veterans and seniors living at Veterans Memorial Lodge. You don’t have to golf to enter for a chance to win two amazing prizes. The winner of the 50/50 could take home up to $10,000! There is also an exquisite Diamond Ring to award to the winner of our Diamond Draw. Veterans Memorial Lodge is one place where those who gave themselves selflessly for the safety and security of Canada can spend their final days in peace and comfort. Your support will ensure Canada’s veterans receive the best possible care they deserve. BC Gaming License #132788,132790 | Must be 19+ | Please play responsibly.
As Vancouver Islanders, we are united by our care and compassion for one another and our sense of community – neighbours helping neighbours. Your community needs your support. From youth struggling with mental health to isolated seniors who can’t afford a nutritious meal, you can help your neighbours when they need it most. United, we aim to raise $300,000 to fund critical services and supports in the community. The impact of this fund could reach 15,000 individuals in our region through our various programs and initiatives.
The Island series is a collection of century old canoes races, celebrating community, culture and competitive racing. Fairway Gorge paddling clubs motto is to bring communities together through paddling. Fairway Gorge paddling club continues tradition of canoe races in the gorge waterways for years to come.
Register and fundraise for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s on Sunday, May 29, and help fund research into the causes and cure for dementia. The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is a way to honour and remember people in our lives who have been affected by dementia. Register and fundraise to ensure they have access to Alzheimer Society of B.C. support services and education.
Al's $21 for 21km is underway! Al will be running the Virgin Radio Oak Bay Half Marathon on Sunday, May 29th in support of CFAX Santas Anonymous. How can you help? Tune in and donate to Al's $21 for 21 km, Friday May 27, 6am to 9am or donate now on Al's Giving page.