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Event Archive - Quadra Village Day 2012: UVic Cuban Salsa Club, Rob Rosborough & Ian Welsh, Vic City Breakers & Friends, Tremble Aspen, Chinese Seniors Dance Troupe, Chris Ho, Sons of Norway Folk Dancers, Carmanah

Sat. May 12th 2012 @  Kings Road, between Quadra and Dowler (All Ages)
9:15am - 1:00pm doors at 9:15am
Presented by: Quadra Village Day 2012
JOIN US SATURDAY, MAY 12, 9:30am - 1:00pm

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

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

Stay for musical performances from 9:15-1:00 by Rob Rosborogh and Ian Welsh, Tremble Aspen, Chris Ho, and Carmanah .

Watch for dance performances by the Chinese Seniors Dance Troupe, the Sons of Norway Folk Dancers, the UVic Cuban Salsa Club and the Vic City Breakers & Friends.

Parents, kids and teens: check out all the fun activities, including: face painting, Bouncy Castle, an obstacle course, Nintendo Wii games, giant twister, hoola hoop games, and Mother's Day crafts.

And don't forget to visit the informative folks from community groups such as: Blanshard Community Centre, Child Find BC, Oak and Orca School, George Jay Elementary School Parent Advisory Council, Inter - Cultural Association of Greater Victoria, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, HUFFS Hillside Urban Farmers Society, Kiwanis Club of Victoria, L'Ecole Quadra School Parent Advisory Council, CUPS Community Unity Project Society, Quadra Hillside Neighbourhood Action Group, Read Society, Sons of Norway, Capital Region Beekeepers, Victoria Emergency Management Agency, Native Friendship Centre, City of Victoria 150th Anniversary, United Way, and Victoria Police Block Watch.

There will be demonstrations by the Angel Choppers Bicycle Club and a petting zoo too!

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 Blanshard Community Centre
901 Kings Rd. Victoria
[email protected]

Thank you to major sponsors:

The Times Colonist, 100.3 The Q!, 91.3 The Zone, CHEK News, Play in Victoria, Island Farms, Fairway Market, Caffè Fantastico, Cascadia Liquor Store, 5th Street Bar and Woodfired Grill, Il Terrazzo, Blanshard Community Centre, CDI College, City of Victoria, Long and McQuade, C.E. Craig & Associates


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Chris Ho (Acoustic/Folk/Indie)

Ranging from soulful folk ballads to bright happy-go-lucky melodies, Chris Ho achieves a balance between lyrical introspection and melodic accessibility. Since first picking up the guitar at fifteen years old, Chris has been writing prolifically. Many of his old albums were haphazardly recorded using either an old 4-track tape recorder in his room,... more info

Carmanah (Folk-rock-reggae etc.)

Carmanah is a Victoria-bred band whose worldly and eclectic take on folk-rock has earned them not only a devout local following, but an increasingly large army of fans from across the country. Named after an ancient Vancouver Island rainforest, the band’s reggae-and-funk-tinged folk has allowed the group to share the stage with acts such as Said ... more info