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Event Archive - Quadra Village Day 2015: Sweet Leaf, Downtown Mischief, Boomshack

Sat. May 9th 2015 @  Kings Road between Quadra and Dowler (All Ages)
10 am - 1pm doors at 9:30 am
Presented by: Quadra Village Day 2015
JOIN US SATURDAY, MAY 9, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Drop by Kings Rd between Quadra and Dowler, and enjoy fun, free, all-ages activities.

Begin with the Pancake Breakfast and Continental Breakfast at 9:30am.

Stay for musical performances from 9:30 -1:00 by
Sweetleaf, Downtown Mischief, Boomshack

Watch for dance performances by the AC/BC Dance Troupe, the Filipino Kayumanngi Dancers, Fiesta Latina and the Sons of Norway Dancers on the second stage.

Children’s’ Activity Zone

Featuring bouncy castles, inflatables and old-fashioned carnival games co-ordinated by Quadra Village Community Centre staff and volunteers with assistance from Central Baptist Church, Group Perspectives, the City of Victoria STEP UP Youth Leadership Crew and the Quadra Village Community Centre Youth Crew

Instrument Petting Zoo (Victoria Symphony VSS Soundcheck)
Daisy the Cow and Farmer Vicky (Island Farms)

Appearances by:

Heroes Inc
Enchanted Fables
Victoria Fire Department fire truck and fire house

Children’s’ Crafts (located in Wark Street Park)—while supplies last

Mother’s Day plant pots thanks to Community Savings
Bird House building thanks to Castle Building Centre (Cook Street)
Pottery activity thanks to Hands On Pottery
Face painting and paper crafts thanks to Quadra Village Community Centre Out of School Care

Demonstrations and displays

Sons of Norway
Victoria Police Department (Car 49) and Block Watch
École George Jay Elementary PACa
Cloverdale Elementary Traditional School PAC
École Quadra Elementary PAC
Hillside-Quadra Neighborhood Action Group
BC Schizophrenia Society
Quadra Village Community Centre
Seniors Entitlement Society
Kiwanis Club - Esquimalt and Victoria chapters
Island Health (Capital Region Health District)
Salvation Army of Greater Victoria Family Services
Capital Region Beekeepers Association
READ Society
Beacon Community Services
City of Victoria
National Little League (Victoria)
Responsible Gambling
Child Find
Citizen’s Counselling and Hero Work

Interested in finding out more? Or wanting to know if there's still time to volunteer for this fun event?

Quadra Village Day Planning Committee
c/o Quadra Village Community Centre
901 Kings Rd. Victoria

Thank you to major sponsors:


the Q!, the Zone!, CHEK, Quadra Village Community Centre, Fairway Market, Island Tents and Events, CDI College, Castle Hardware, Caffè Fantastico


Play in Victoria, C.E. Craig and Associates, Island Farms, Cascadia Liquor,
Long & McQuade, Hands On Pottery, Community Savings,
5th Street Bar and Wood-fired Grill


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Sweet Leaf

Formed in Victoria in 2011, SweetLeaf is Victoria’s hardest-working and hardest-partying ska band. The members of SweetLeaf are seasoned Ska & Reggae Fest veterans, this year marking their third consecutive appearance. The group began after singer-guitarist Chris Jones answered an online ad, with the band then forming in just a few months. Their ... more info

Downtown Mischief (Funk/Jazz)

Local bands, Boots of Mischief and DownTown HoeDown, joined forces and became Downtown Mischief. DTM has gone through numerous lineup changes over the past few years, refining their sound and tightening up their overall act along the way. Fronted by two MCs, a singer, and an explosive horn section, DTM blends elements of jazz, funk, and hip hop, me... more info

Boomshack (Latin/Funk/Jazz/Reggae/Ska)

Just dance. Those two words have been the driving force behind Boomshack since the beginning. Aiming to straddle the line between what is pop and what is hip, everything from rock and reggae to jazz and latin can be found in their music so long as it gets toes tapping and feet moving. Boomshack got its start in the summer of 2013. This is when the ... more info