Community Events – December 15, 2017
B.C. Poverty Reduction Strategy community meetings set to begin
Community meetings for British Columbia’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy will kick off in Victoria on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.
British Columbians are invited to come and talk about how poverty can be reduced in the province. Ideas shared at the in-person community meetings will help inform the Poverty Reduction Strategy. The community meetings will run from the end of November to the end of March.
Victoria Public Engagement Meeting:
Event Date: Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
Location: Da Vinci Centre, 195 Bay St.
Times: Doors will open at 6 p.m. The community meeting will run from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Note: Refreshments will be served.
More community meetings will be held throughout the province in the coming months. While some times and locations are still being finalized, the confirmed dates for 2018 are:
Prince Rupert: Thursday, Jan. 11
Terrace / Kitimat: Friday, Jan. 12
Smithers: Saturday, Jan. 13
Kamloops: Thursday, Jan. 18
Kelowna: Friday, Jan. 19
Nanaimo: Monday, Jan. 22
Port Alberni: Tuesday, Jan. 23
Campbell River: Wednesday, Jan. 24
Williams Lake: Friday, Feb. 2
Quesnel: Saturday, Feb. 3
Prince George: Wednesday, Feb. 7
Cranbrook: Thursday, Feb. 8
Nelson: Friday, Feb. 9
Meetings are being planned for Vancouver, North Vancouver/West Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Burnaby/New Westminster, Maple Ridge, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Fort St. John/Fort Nelson.
Information can be found online as details become available: https://engage.gov.bc.ca/bcpovertyreduction/
A toolkit is being developed for people who want to host their own meetings and will be available on the website in a short time.
People can provide feedback in these ways:
Send input online: https://engage.gov.bc.ca/bcpovertyreduction/
Send an email: BCPovertyReduction@gov.bc.ca
Call and leave a voice mail message: 1 778 698-7746 (Victoria) or 1 800 663-7867 (elsewhere in B.C.)
December 14 – 18
A Christmas musical for the whole family, filled with music, drama, dance and laughter. This is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit!
Jennifer travels to the big city to see her dreams come true. But her dream of joining the cast of the Starlight Theatre turns into the reality of joining the staff of the Galaxy Diner. Experience the Golden Age of radio featuring the big band sounds of the 1940’s, drama, dance and comedy.
Come discover the true meaning of Christmas and how its message of hope and love can carry you through life’s challenges.
Balcony seating available for all presentation times – NO TICKETS REQUIRED. Seating is on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Main floor seating – tickets are available for reserved general seating on the main floor. Tickets available online. Tickets may also be purchased during the weekend service times starting November 4.
Ticketholders, please note:
- reserved seating on the main floor is general seating
- tickets purchased online for pick up at WILL CALL will be available on the day of the presentation. WILL CALL opens 90 minutes prior to the start time
- ensure you arrive in time to be seated well before the start time. No latecomers will be seated (even if you have a ticket). Any empty seats will be filled from our stand by line at the posted start time.
FREE PARKING at BCIT – out of respect for our neighbors, we ask that you do not block their driveways and respect any ‘no parking’ signs they have posted in front of their homes. Find directions to BCIT parking from the link on this page.
Nursery care (ages 0-2) available during matinees only (Saturday & Sunday at 3pm)
Doors open 1 hour before start time. Will Call opens 90 minutes before start time.