What's Happening this week in Victoria! October 4 - 10, 2021

Written on 10/04/2021

Events include Queerabilities, QueerDog Comedy, Q+ Crew, Two Spirit Tea, Umbrella Rainbow Group, Best in Show Drag,  2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, Queer Stitch-Craft, Drag Bingo, Vivian Vanderpuss- Cake, Grooming Sessions, Queer Yoga, HIM Yoga, Dinner & Drag, Anthem Friday, Gouda Gabor, and Live Music at Friends of Dorothy

Monday, October 4 - Queerabilities - Remote Meeting - Community Care, 3 pm, presented by Queerabilities Victoria ~ Online

We are so excited to be offering the Queerabilities group, as a collaboration between the Victoria Disability Resource Center (Rowan) and AVI Health and Community Services (Marshall).
Until we are able to meet again in person, our weekly topic will be Community Care (a space of support, so socialize, share resources, and discuss our challenges and successes in navigating these difficult times).

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Monday, October 4 - Queer Dog Comedy Night, 8 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live

Hosted by Zane Oak

Monday, October 4 - Raquel -  Live on Piano, 8 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live


Tuesday, October 5 - Q+ Crew, 6 pm, presented by Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria and Island Health ~ In-person

The Q+ Crew is a blended online/in-person support group hosted by the Inter-Cultural Association to help racialized and queer youth build community, process their experiences and develop strong mental health practices in a culturally-responsive environment.


Tuesday, October 5 - Two Spirit Tea - Thanksgiving, 6:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt

Ella and Simma are going to talk about the anti-colonial view of Thanksgiving, what it means to them, their cultures, as well as their favourite traditions.

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Tuesday, October 5 - Umbrella Rainbow Group, 7 pm, presented by Umbrella Rainbow Group ~ Online and Live

Umbrella is pleased to offer a new recovery support group for individuals that are part of the LGBTQ2S+ community.

We know that addiction affects people who identify as LGBTQ2S+ at a higher rate, and Umbrella understands the importance of a safe space to offer support and connection. Starting December 8, our facilitators Braelynne and Theo bring their knowledge, passion and lived experience to this weekly group.

* Due to COVID, we have a limit of 6 participants in person.
To secure a spot, you MUST register the day of the group, before 1pm and agree to Umbrella COVID protocols. All others will be invited to join the group by ZOOM, details below.

Join Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, October 5 - Best in Show - Drag Show, 7 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live

Tuesday, October 5 - 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, 8 pm - 9:30 pm, presented by Four Feathers Society ~ Online

Ongoing Group, Tuesdays at 8 pm

Click the link below to join the Talking Circle 


Tuesday, October 5 - Ange Hehr - Live on Guitar, 8 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Wednesday, October 6 - Queer Stitch-Craft Weekly ZOOM Hangout/Drop-in, 7 pm, presented by Queer Stitch-Craft: Victoria BC ~ Online

To find out more, join the Queer Stitch-Craft Victoria Facebook Group

Wednesday, October 6 - Drag Bingo, 8 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live


Wednesday, October 6 - Scarlett Darling - Live on Piano, 8 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live


Thursday, October 7 - Vivian Vanderpuss - Cake Thursday, 8:30 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Thursday, October 7 - Grooming Sessions, 9 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live

Hosted by Henrietta Dubét, featuring Victoria’s newest drag talent!!

Friday, October 8 - Queer Yoga, 10 am - 11:15 am ~ Live

The Queer Yoga program is for folks interested in queering yoga. It is trauma-informed and prioritizes accessibility for marginalized folks. Registration is required at dcc@coolaid.org

Friday, October 8 - Dinner and Drag with Mina Mercury and Special Guest, 5:30 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Friday, October 8 - HIM Yoga, 7:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

To attend the online session via Zoom: 

Please register and attend at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpduiopjIvG9aIshWI9Elri4mmz_wZXQt4 

This event is open to all GBT2Q men living across BC. 

Friday, October 8 - Anthem Friday Drag Show, 9 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Saturday, October 9 - Gouda Gabor - Behind the Curtain with Special Guest, 9 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live