Thank God It’s Friday

It’s Friday which means it’s almost weekend!  There is lots to do this weekend, so I summarized it for you. Check it out…


Maybe some of you have already been to the ‘We love Japan’ fundraiser last weekend. For those of you who haven’t been there, here is your second change! Friday March 25th there will be ‘a night to unite for Japan’ at the Gossip Nightclub. The night starts at 9.30 pm. 100 % of the proceeds go to the victims relief fund. Not only will you have an awesome night out, you can also win lots of prices. The tickets for this event are $15. Have a good night out and support Japan at the same time!





The JUNOs are here! The JUNOs are the Canadian Music Awards and they are held in Toronto! The red carpet rolls out Sunday, and even if you don’t have a ticket to the awards show, there’s still tons of events and concerts you can check out this weekend.

It’s Earth Hour Saturday night from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Torontonians are encouraged to turn off all non-essential electronic devices for an hour. Locations around town are offering candlelit dinners and activities, so you’ll have some options when the lights go out. In the wake of Japan’s massive earthquake and tsunami, Toronto chefs band together for a chic dining event in an effort to raise money for relief funds.




This weekend the Oakley Shred Hunt takes place in Whistler. Snowboarders and skiers are given the chance from 9am – 2pm to locate 200 prizes all over the mountains and the town of Whistler. Only 200 entries are available at a first come basis. The sign up is free and open to all ages and levels of ability. Head to any Showcase location to sign your waivers and be a secured competitor. It has been going on for the whole week and it will end on Saturday. Make sure you sign in and win some prizes over there!! This is what is will happen on Friday and Saturday:

Friday, March 25
Visit Showcase for a complimentary gift with the purchase of a custom goggle.
Saturday, March 26
Visit Roundhouse Traders for a complimentary gift with the purchase of a custom goggle. Oakley 3rd annual SHRED HUNT




The 2011 Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival

For six weeks from March to May, several thousand Victoria-area performers and students of music, dance and theatre arts are on stages throughout the city receiving adjudications from renowned experts in the arts. Performances in Brass, Classical Guitar, Choral, Composition, Dance, Fiddle, Musical Theatre, Piano, School Bands, School Orchestras, Speech and Dramatic Arts, Strings, Vocal and Woodwinds by talented youngsters and adults take place daily each spring. A dozen Honors concerts showcase the amazing talent. Dozens of significant awards and trophies are presented including the Rose Bowl (Vocal), the City of Victoria Medallion Tray (Piano), and the Roberto and Mary Wood Scholarship. All adjudicated sessions and Honours Concerts are open to the public. The public is warmly invited to enjoy the talent and to support our performers, so go enjoy that beautiful performing arts festival!
For a detailed listing of events, visit:
Location: Various venues, Victoria
Date: March 25th, 2011


Hope everyone will enjoy their weekend! If you have any questions about these events or would like to know what to do in another place, please leave a comment!

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Free concert at lunch!

If you are currently in Toronto take advance of the last few days of the Fresh Wednesday and Tasty Thursday day!

Fresh Wednesday hosts seven live FREE concerts. Starting at noon and lasting an hour make your way to the Nathan Philiips Square annual Farmers Market for some fresh fruits and vegetables while listing to great Canadian music.  To see who is playing and what kind of fruits you can buy, click here

See it! Taste it! Celebrate it!

Also located at Nathan Phillips Square, Tasty Thursdays is a combination of live music and food hot off the grill, making it the perfect summer lunch hour!

For a list of the featured restaurants and tasty concert line-up, click here

See it! Taste it! Celebrate it!

So if you find yourself with no lunch plans, collect your co-workers and hop on over to Nathans Phillips Square for some amazing food and good music!

–          Manouk