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Other Astronomy Open House 2017-05-24 21:00:00

You say you do not know a red dwarf from a black hole? A giant star from a globular cluster? Well here's your chance to discover everything you've wanted to know about the sky! Everyone is welcome.

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Related Website http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/outreach_alumni/outreach_alumni/community/open-house/index.php
5th floor
Times 21:00:00 to 22:00:00

Free to the public

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Film THE WEDDING PLAN 2017-05-24 19:00:00


Director: Rama Burshtein; Israel, 2016, 110 min, Hebrew with subtitles

At 32, Michal (Noa Kooler) is finally looking forward to the comfort and security of marriage, when she is blindsided by her fiancé’s decision to call off the wedding with only a month’s notice. Unwilling to return to lonely single life, Michal decides to put her trust in fate and continue with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date.

She enlists the help of two different matchmakers, goes on a series of disastrous blind dates and finds an unexpected connection with a charming but utterly unsuitable pop star – all while dismissing pleas by concerned friends and family members that she reconsider her risky plan. As the day of the ceremony grows closer and no suitor appears, Michal puts everything on the line to find happiness.





Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Times 19:00:00 to 20:55:00
21:10:00 to 23:00:00


UVSS Students: $5.75

SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $4.75

Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75

Other Students: $6.75

Cinemagic Members: $6.75

Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75

Non-members: $7.75

MATINEES all seats: $4.75






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Lecture/Seminar - Sparking Conversations: Turning the Tide on the Opioid Crisis 2017-05-24 14:00:00

Hear the evidence and join the conversation about action and responses to the overdose emergency. Led by a diverse panel of experts, this event will cover a broad range of topics, from the impact of the crisis on Vancouver Island to the role of stigma, the changing service landscape, the power of peer and family support, and the case for innovation in the way we view and treat addiction.

This event is a collaboration between Island Health, the University of Victoria's Centre for Addictions Research of BC, and SOLID (Society of Living Illicit Drug Users).


2:00-2:15 pm: A Discourse on Our Dependency on Current Opioid Overdose Numbers: Stigma, Statistics and Stasis

Dr. Richard Stanwick, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), FAAP; Chief Medical Health Officer, Public Health.

2:15-2:30: From Evidence to Implementation: Responding to BC’s Overdose Emergency

Bernie Pauly, RN, PhD; Associate Professor, School of Nursing; Scientist, Centre for Addictions Research of BC; UVIC Provost’s Community Engaged Scholar; Island Health Scholar in Residence

2:30-2:45: It’s Our Community: Peer Work in an Overdose Crisis

Jack Phillips, Outreach Coordinator; Peer Support Coordinator; Community Advocate; Overdose Response Worker, SOLID (Society of Living Illicit Drug Users)

2:45-3:00: Critical Engagement: Collaborative Research throughout the Overdose Crisis

Bruce Wallace, PhD; Assistant Professor, School of Social Work; Collaborating Scientist, Centre for Addictions Research of BC, University of Victoria

3:15-3:30: Compassion in Action: Practices of Inclusion and Engagement

Stephanie McCune, PhD; Substance Use Knowledge Exchange Manager, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, Island Health

3:30-3:45: Docs Prescribing Heroin... Wow!

Dr. Ramm Hering (MD CCFP MSc Dip PH, Dip ABAM); Addiction Medicine Physician, Pandora Clinic; Island Health Physician Lead, South Island Rapid Access Addiction Clinic and Addiction Medicine Consult Service

This event is part of Five Days in May 2017, Island Health's flagship health research month. Five Days in May is designed to educate, inform, inspire, and stimulate. Every year, we bring together researchers and students, patients and healthcare providers, decision-makers and members of the public to share ideas and spark innovation.

Related Website http://www.viha.ca/rnd/5days
Times 14:00:00 to 16:00:00

Free, but pre-registration is required.

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Exhibit Origin Stories 2017-05-24 10:00:00

April 8 to September 16, 2017

Origin Stories

First Nations Prints and Carvings

Guest curated by Jackson McDermott (Dene/Cree) with Gillian Booth and Katie Hughes.

As Canada celebrates 150 years since Confederation, the Legacy Art Galleries respectfully acknowledges a much longer history by presenting First Nations narratives that move beyond limited settler versions of history. Through prints and carvings chosen by guest curator, Jackson McDermott (Dene/Cree) from the Fort Nelson First Nation, the exhibition explores centuries-old stories that continue to live in the people, communities, nations and lands of this place.

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Related Website http://www.legacy.uvic.ca
Location Legacy Art Gallery Downtown, 630 Yates Street
Times 10:00:00 to 16:00:00

*Free and open to the public

Sponsor Katie Hughes
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