Celebrating the arts in the city

Arts and Culture Week in Victoria is in full swing, celebrating a 12th year of spotlighting arts and culture in our community, society and economy.

Among the musical events planned, on Wednesday at 7 p.m., the Glenlyon Norfolk School band program presents its Spring Festival at Alix Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora Ave.

The concert features the beginner, middle school and senior bands, which will perform highlights from their recent Greater Victoria Music Festival repertoire.

And on Thursday, Eaton Arrowsmith School at 200-3200 Shelbourne St. welcomes parents and community members to an art reception and open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m. showcasing the work of its students.

Light refreshments will be served.

Arts and Culture Week runs through April 16.