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July
  • 08
    08.July.Sunday

    Gorge Cleanup

    09:00 -11:00
    2018-07-08
    Lower Gorge
    Galloping Goose Trail, Victoria, BC V9A 7S2, Canada

    *NOTE EARLIER TIME* 

    Meet at the Gorge for an early cleanup before the Pride parade and festivities. Cleanup will run from 9-11am. We will be providing supplies, but if you could bring your own buckets or cloth reusable bags, and reusable gloves (non-plastic) that would be helpful. Snacks will be provided!

    The Gorge is a very popular waterway in our city and is subject to an amazing amount of pollution. Come help show pollution we are bigger and better than it by coming to collect litter, styrofoam, plastics, and other nonsense left by us humans.

    More details to come or check out the event on the SFVI Facebook events  page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/surfridervi/events/

  • 10
    10.July.Tuesday

    July Chapter Meeting - Sustainable Surf Gear series

    19:00 -21:00
    2018-07-10
    Coastline Surf Shop
    1417 Broad St, Victoria, BC V8W 2B2, Canada

    Join us for our 1st sustainable surf gear event!

    We are hosting a wetsuit upcycling event at Coastline on Tuesday, July 10th. Bring your tired wetsuits and we will find a new home for it! Wetsuits are currently being recycled into yoga mats. 

    Check it out! 

    https://www.sugamats.com

    Monthly Chapter meetings are a great way to meet new people and hear about all our upcoming events and ways you can get involved. Everyone is welcome. Drinks and snacks provided. We can’t wait to see you! 

    Meeting Place TBD. Check our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/surfridervi/events/

  • 19
    19.July.Thursday

    Blue - Victoria Film Screening

    19:00 -21:00
    2018-07-19
    Cineplex SilverCity Victoria Cinemas
    3130 Tillicum Rd, Victoria, BC V8Z 7L6, Canada

    Please join us for a screening of Blue the film. We are helping promote this important film, please help us! Share and buy tickets by July 5th so the screening will take place!

    Blue is a feature documentary film charting the drastic decline in the health of our oceans. With more than half of all marine life lost and the expansion of the industrialization of the seas, the film sets out the challenges we are facing and the opportunities for positive change.

    Get your tickets 

    https://tickets.demand.film/event/5298

    https://bluethefilm.org

  • 26
    26.July.Thursday

    eXXpedition North Pacific 2018

    18:30 -21:00
    2018-07-26
    Patagonia Victoria
    616 Yates St, Victoria, BC V8W 1K9

    Join us for an evening event at Patagonia Victoria with the crew from eXXpedition voyages to talk about their North Pacific mission!

    Their sailing voyage focusing on microplastic pollution, and links to environmental and human health.

    There will be a screening of a short film and photos from the voyage and informal networking with the crew! Beer by VIB!

    Doors open at 6:30 event starts at 7:00

    Event by donation

    About the crew leader, Emily Penn:
    Emily has spent the last decade exploring plastic pollution from the tropics to the Arctic and she’s on a mission to inspire and facilitate a community of changemakers through eXXpedition, and by training and engaging top athletes, policy makers, business leaders and celebrities to be impactful advocates on ocean issues.

    eXXpedition North Pacific 2018, in collaboration with TOMRA, aims to: raise awareness of the devastating impact of single-use plastic and toxics in the world’s oceans; celebrate women in science, leadership and adventure; create a community of female change-makers and inspiring global ambassadors to tackle the environmental and health impacts of plastic pollution; and champion and contribute to innovative scientific research to tackle the crisis.

    See you there!

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