Events Calendar: November 16 – 23

RECREATION Sunday, Nov. 18 Mystery Creature (Guided Walk) On this guided nature tour, participants get to solve riddles to find a series of clues that add up to reveal the identity of a “mystery creature.” It sounds like fun, but I think a lot of kids (and adults) might be a little disappointed if the… Read more »

U.S. election night in Victoria, B.C.

Felicita’s pub was packed with people out to watch the election Tuesday night and the room erupted in celebration as Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States. http://storify.com/lizmedia/uvic-watches-the-u-s-election#publicize

Revisiting Oz: 21st Century children take a 20th Century teacher back over the rainbow

The Wizard of Oz Directed by: Victor Fleming Starring: Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Margaret Hamilton Last summer, while Aidan and Isabela were volunteering with my LEGO Robotics workshop at Mosaic Learning Centre for Children with Autism, I thought it would be interesting to get their perspective in film reviews. We thought… Read more »

New web portal makes finding climate data a breeze

A new web portal is now open that allows anyone to access weather observations from over 6000 locations in B.C. UVic’s Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) launched the portal on Oct. 24th as a means of providing easily accessible weather and climate data from as far back as 1872. “The achievement is bringing together all… Read more »