On May 8th, the Victoria Symphony will host a virtual Spectacular Spring Gala, built around the theme of Transformation. showcasing beautiful orchestral music, renowned celebrities sharing their personal stories of how music transformed their lives, an optional Gourmet Gala Box with wine delivered to your home, and more! Proceeds from our Virtual Gala will benefit VS’s Youth Education & Outreach Programs as well as provide the support we need to keep our musicians working throughout the rest of the pandemic. Co-hosted by CTV Vancouver Island’s Adam Sawatsky and the Victoria Symphony’s CEO, Matthew White, this evening is sure to be transformative!
Register for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s and walk your own way this May to support British Columbians affected by dementia. Walk or set yourself a fitness-based challenge while raising awareness and funds to support Alzheimer Society of B.C. programs and services. Get creative, do what works for you – and join an online celebration on Sunday, May 30 to end the month of activity.
The 2021 Oak Bay Half Marathon has gone VIRTUAL. Participants who chose to defer in 2020 can register for 2021 or defer for one more year to 2022, after which deferrals will be expired. For 2021, we have added a 5k option to the pre-existing Half-Marathon and 10k. The event typically starts at the beautiful Windsor Park in Oak Bay and winds its way through the heart of Oak Bay’s shopping district. The course then loops out and back along the scenic seaside route of Beach Drive. For the virtual edition, head out in your own community and complete your virtual challenge on your own course or follow along with one of our routes. Complete one event, or the Triple Crown (Half Marathon, 10k & 5k) Event funds support Santas Anonymous. Runners may enjoy a Virtual Race and run from anywhere, anytime from May 15 to 31, 2021. Package Pickup will be held from May 15 to 31, 2021 at Frontrunners (Select Store Pick Up Location: Victoria, Shelbourne, Westshore, Nanaimo). Out-of-town runners have the option at registration to have their race kit shipped to them for a fee.