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Sunday, June 24th

The 9th annual Island Summer Games

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 8:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Major Events, Seniors, Sports, Teens

The 9th annual Island Summer Games returns to Topaz Park in Victoria, BC. This 3-day outdoor festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and most unique homegrown sports & entertainment extravaganza of its kind. Activities include: • Soccer • Basketball • Touch Football • Bocce Ball • Ball Hockey •...

Open Shrine and Guided Meditation

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Free, Seniors, Teens

Through the month of June the Golden Shrine will be open for an hour of guided meditation at 10 am. The grounds will also be open to the public until 3pm. Come and visit the Golden Buddha. Sit and contemplate, meditate for a while, light a butter lamp for your loved ones and browse the gift shop....

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Kart Rentals are ideal for all ages. Take a ride around the 3/8 mile oval track where the Champions race! All carts are equipped with a remote shut-off switch for your safety. Children 7 years and older ride on their own. Under 7 ride for FREE, when accompanied by an adult.  Monster Truck Rides...

Wednesday, June 27th

Scenic Chairlift Open for Season

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness

Enjoy a scenic chairlift ride up to an elevation of 1500 metres. This ride offers spectacular views of the Salish Sea and the oldest provincial park in the Province of B.C. After your ride up, enjoy a hike down the winding Linton's Loop Trail that takes you back to the base of Mount Washington....

Full Moon Practice

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly

Do your preference of spiritual practice in the increased energy of the full moon at the Golden Shrine. Sit and contemplate, circumnabulate, meditate for a while, light a butter lamp for your loved ones and browse the gift shop. Your donation is gratefully received and helps to keep the center open...

Thursday, June 28th

Island Health Board of Directors in Port Alberni

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:30pm | Community, Education, Free, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

The forum will feature a presentation by Island Health President and CEO Kathy MacNeil on Island Health’s priorities, performance in the last fiscal year and achievements. Island Health welcomes written questions from the public and applications to make presentations to our Board of Directors....

Friday, June 29th

New Movie Releases

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Teens

New Movie Releases for June 29: Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Darken

Laketown Rock Festival 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music

Laketown Rock will attract thousands of music fans from the island and the province.  Laketown Rock is more than just a concert, it’s a vacation destination. Thousands of people will be attending this 3-day festival with enough going on to keep you entertained for your entire stay. Please see...

BC Lions vs Edmonton

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports

BC Lions away against Edmonton Eskimos, kickoff at 7pm. Watch on TSN.

Saturday, June 30th

Laketown Rock Festival 2018

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 12:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music

Laketown Rock will attract thousands of music fans from the island and the province.  Laketown Rock is more than just a concert, it’s a vacation destination. Thousands of people will be attending this 3-day festival with enough going on to keep you entertained for your entire stay. Please see...

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