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What’s Going On: March 30 to May 10, 2016

March 30, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor

Friday, April 1
Rascals in town
Head on over to Sugar Nightclub for an evening of fun with the Band of Rascals. Advance ticket price is $12; tickets are available at Lyle’s Place and Doors are at 8 pm; for more information visit

Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2
A different take on truth
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents Going Home Star—Truth and Reconciliation, a story of a young, urban First Nations woman adrift in a contemporary life of youthful excess. Tickets start at $29; the show is at 7:30 pm at the Royal Theatre. More information can be found at

Monday, April 4
Camosun reveals new fitness centre
Head on over to Camosun’s Interurban campus for the grand opening of the newly renovated Fitness and Recreation department’s Fitness Centre. The opening will run from 11 am until 1 pm and will include free fitness assessments, food, tours, and prizes.

We Hunt Buffalo are playing Victoria’s Lucky Bar on Saturday, April 9 (photo provided).

We Hunt Buffalo are playing Victoria’s Lucky Bar on Saturday, April 9 (photo provided).

Saturday, April 9
Ungulate hunters
Lucky Bar is hosting the fantastically talented We Hunt Buffalo; advance tickets are $10 and doors are at 7 pm. More information can be found at

Thursday, April 14
Get sustainable
This year the Camosun College Student Society will be celebrating its Sustainability Day at Camosun’s Interurban campus’ courtyard. The event will run from 10 am until 3 pm and will feature a bike tune-up station, as well as information from local recycling and other environmentally friendly organizations.

Wednesday, April 20
Antiquities making music
The Victoria Symphony presents Colin Tilney in recital on April 20; playing antiquities is this guy’s jam, specifically antique instruments. Tickets are $20; the show starts at 8 pm in the Oak Bay United Church. Visit for info.

Saturday, April 23 and Sunday April 24
Native plant sale
The annual native plant sale is taking place this year at the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. There will be over 120 species of native plants available for purchase at the event. The sale will run from 9 am until 3 pm. For more information call 250-479-0211 or visit

Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30
Circus at the symphony
The Victoria Symphony presents Cirque de la Symphonie, a show of jugglers and aerialists accompanied by the Victoria Symphony performing orchestral favourites. Tickets start at $30 and the show starts at 8 pm. To find out more about this and other events at the Royal and McPherson theatres head over to

Sunday, May 1
Geocaching fun!
Learn how to geocache from guest presenters Helen and Chris Edley on an all-ages guided walk at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park. There is a registration fee of $10 per family; interested parties should call 250-478-3344 by April 28 to pre-register. Visit for more information on this and other events happening in the Capital Regional District.

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