Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa is showcasing local painters Erica Messing, Shari Young and Jonathan Gleed in “Going Places,” a creative exploration of our environment through acrylic and watercolour on Saturday May 7, 2011 from 1-3pm and 7-9pm.
Art enthusiasts are invited to attend this free cultural event, which will feature new works from the three artists intermingled in the natural setting of Parkside's glass atrium, adorned with rare tropical gardens and fish-filled ponds.
“Going Places” will also provide delicious wines and cheeses in an inviting, reception style atmosphere.
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Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa is extending this year's nationwide celebration of our planet by partnering with local businesses and organizations for its Earth Expo & Farmer's Market on Saturday April 30, 2011.
The event is designed to be fun and educational (and tasty!) for kids and adults alike, offering a glimpse into some of the creative ways Victoria is initiating eco-friendly practices.
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Want to help Tour de France phenom Ryder Hesjedal and former Olympian Seamus McGrath host the Island's biggest cycling event?
As founding sponsor of Tour de Victoria, Parkside is helping put the call out for volunteers for this world-class event.
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Join our Guest Services Team member Ben for a guided heritage walking tour in downtown Victoria!
Learn about downtown Victoria's popular tourist attractions, such as St. Ann's Academy, Thunderbird Park, Helmcken House, the Empress, the Parliament Buildings, Roger's Chocolates and more on this guided one- to one-and-a-half hour walk.
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Get on your bikes and ride!
Victoria will truly become the cycling capital of Canada from May 27 to June 12, 2011 for the first annual Victoria International Cycling Festival.
The Victoria International Cycling Festival (VICF) will celebrate everything cycling, from cycling-inspired art and films to family bike events and community rides.
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Hope Love Japan, a fundraising event in support of the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, will be held at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa on Sunday (March 27) from 1-5 pm in the Atrium.
This family-friendly fundraising event will be inspired by Japanese tradition, with music by Masako Hockey and Satomi Edwards, tea service and Japanese blessing.
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Do you like to get out and explore the rugged West Coast wilderness, or would you rather browse boutique shops downtown?
Are you more likely to watch a Tofino storm from the dining room of a high-end resort or from your surfboard out on the waves?
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Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa was featured in the Calgary Herald on March 11, 2011 as one of the best accommodation options for a luxurious winter escape for Alberta residents.
Parkside was mentioned along with the Bear Mountain Resort and the Oak Bay Beach Hotel as one of the better-known destinations for a luxurious winter escape in Victoria.
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