Saanichton Family Festival
9am at Saanichton Fairgrounds Games, prizes, inflatable obstacle course and vendors from the Peninsula Country Market. Free. panoramarecreation.ca
18 SUNDAY Bejewelled Dragons of the Pond
1pm at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park An up close and personal look at the amazing world of dragonflies as they zig and zag in search of their prey across the wetlands. Nets and field guides will be available for use. Free. crd.bc.ca/parks
COMPREHENSIVE FAMILY DENTISTRY family centered practice extended hours evenings and weekends the latest equipment and caring staff request an appointment online
Glow in the Dark Skate
3pm at Nanaimo Ice Centre Skate in an atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects. Regular admission.
19 MONDAY Bear Necessities
saanichdentalgroup.com 119–1591 McKenzie Ave, Victoria 250 477 7321 email@example.com Victoria’s favourite dentists believe a healthy smile starts early. Free first visit for children under 5.
10am at East Sooke Regional Park We can co-exist with these magnificent forest dwellers. Learn about the life of the black bear. Meet at the kiosk in the Aylard Farm parking lot off Beecher Bay Rd. 5+ years. Free. crd.bc.ca/parks
20 TUESDAY Serving the Families of Vancouver Island for Over 23 Years The Kiddies Store
PREMIERE MODEL Features • 360 degree swivel • Retractable side wall with lock • 2 generous storage pockets • Soothing Centre: 3 Lullabies, 3 Soothing Sounds, 2 levels of vibration, nightlight and nursing timer • Stable base adjusts to fit beds 24" to 34" high • Includes coordinating fitted sheet • Recommended for babies up to 5 months or 20 lbs (9.1 kg) * Also available in Essentia and Luxe Plus models *
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Finlayson St. Douglas
3045–C Douglas St., Victoria, BC V8T 4N2 250-386-2229 www.tjskids.com
10am at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary, 3873 Swan Lake Road Includes hands-on discovery, an outside still, story and craft. Fee. swanlake.bc.ca
Open Air Library
10am at Iroquois Park 2295 Ocean Ave Read books, visit with others and enjoy the outdoor park facilities with your family. Take one book home with you when you leave. Free. southislandliteracy.com
21 WEDNESDAY Wild for Wetlands
Noon at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary, 3873 Swan lake Road What makes a wetland such a great place to enjoy and protect? Find out with hands-on exploration, pond dipping for live wetland creatures, crafts and games. All ages event. Donation. swanlake.bc.ca
Entrance off Larch St.
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