LAST WORD FOR MAY 11, 2016

May 6-28, Harvey, The Chemainus Theatre Festival, The Chemainus Theatre Festival presents Broadway’s charming comedy of errors, Harvey,

• May 6-28, Harvey, The Chemainus Theatre Festival, The Chemainus Theatre Festival presents Broadway’s charming comedy of errors, Harvey, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Mary Chase. The 1940s story is a terrific work of imagination that asks the audience “what is normal, really?”. Reserve a seat by calling the box office at 1-800-565-7738, or online at chemainustheatre.ca.

• May 14, Tour de Rock 5km Fun Run, Starts from the Amphitheatre at Transfer Breach Park. An untimed colour run for the whole family. Be prepared to be covered in neon by the end. Race starts at 10 a.m. Registration includes a t-shirt, bottle of water, pair of sunglasses and one bag of colour. Registration is capped at 400 participants so if it’s sold out then there will be no race day registration. Get details and book online at www.tour-de-rock.com/index.php?IND=1.2.1.2

• May 15, Pablo Cardenas, The Crofton Jazz series, 2 – 5 p.m. Cuban-born pianist Pablo Cardenas has picked up a huge following among south Island fans of Afro-Cuban jazz since he moved to Victoria six years ago. He will perform a Latin-infused repertoire of jazz from the Great American Songbook with bassist Rob Johnson and drummer Kelby MacNayr. Crofton Hotel Pub, 1534 Joan Ave. Admission is $10. For information, call 250-324-2245 or visit croftonhotel.ca.

• May 29, The LaFF Third Annual Golf Tournament, Cottonwood Golf Course, 3 p.m. An afternoon of fun on the greens and after for a delicious Bar-B-Que at the Cottonwood Golf Course….all supporting children and families in the community. Sponsorship opportunities still available and items for the silent auction, as well as prizes for our golfers, gratefully accepted. Info at familyandfriends.ca.

 

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