Calendar: Picnics, Wrestling and Rollerderby

24 06 2011

Sagacity Annual Family Picnic – Who says you have to be kinky to have fun? THURSDAY 2pm at Gyro Park Beach. Free. sagacitygroup.net.

Summer Scentsation – The Victoria Lily Society hosts a display and tea. SATURDAY 10am-3:30pm at James Bay Community Center (140 Oswego). By donation. 250-389-1470.

Cordova Bay Day – Clowns, face painting, bouncy castle, golf games, refreshments, ice-cream and Block Watch. SATURDAY noon-2pm at St. David By The Sea Anglican Church (5182 Cordova Bay). Free. 250-658-8149.

Bret Hart – Autograph signing by the legendary former WWF/WWE/WCW pro wrestler. SATURDAY 2-4pm at 814 Broughton. $25 per autograph. 250-380-1958.

Eves of Destruction – Taking on Slaughter County’s Death Rattle Rollers. SATURDAY 6pm at Archie Browning Sports Center (1151 Esquimalt). $15/$10. evesofdestruction.com.

High Tea for Haiti – Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of good food, local music, friendly company and amazing gift baskets in support of École Mixte Petite Coeur de Jesus, an elementary school in Port au Prince. SUNDAY 1:30-4:30pm at Metchosin Community House (4430 Happy Valley). $8. 250-478-5155.

Looking for a quick beach read? Email calendar@mondaymag.com (SUBJECT: US) to win Andrew Weaver’s book, Generation Us:The Challenge of Global Warming.





September’s Here

8 09 2010

With fall just around the corner, vacations gone, and schoolwork pending, don’t forget that there is still fun to be had. Get out and take advantage of the remnants of summer with this weeks events.

Weather like this won't last forever.

If September is getting too hectic, send an email (SUBJECT: TRANQUILITY) to calendar@mondaymag.com, and win Tranquilista: Mastering the Art of Enlightened Work and Mindful Play by Kimberly Wilson. A book devoted to tips and tricks to help fabulous women everywhere stay cool, calm, and collected.

Art in the Park – Join a CRD interpreter to create nature inspired activities and crafts. SATURDAY 11am-2pm at the Nature Centre off Munn Road (Saanich). All ages. Free. 250-478-3344, crd.bc.ca/parks.

James Bay Art Walk –  Take a self-guided tour of historical James Bay neighbourhood and look for the brightly painted shoes that dangle from  artists’ venues. doorways SATURDAY & SUNDAY 11am-5pm at James Bay. Free. info@jamesbayartwalk.com.

2nd Annual Float Home Tour – The Float Home Village at Fisherman’s Wharf invites visitors to step inside float homes. SATURDAY Noon-3pm at Fisherman’s Wharf. $5. 250-721-0818.

3rd Annual Vining St Super Block Party – Eat, dance, watch a puppet show, garage sale and celebrate our vibrant community! Proceeds used to improve  tennis courts adjacent to Victoria High. SUNDAY 9am-8pm. Free. 250-995-2696.

House Tour 2010 – Seven stunning homes on the Saanich Peninsula will be showcased. Self-guided tour, map included with ticket purchase. SUNDAY 11am-5pm. $35. RSVP 250-382-4755.

Saanich Heritage Bus Tour & Tea -Tour led by author Valerie Green and features early  pioneer homes and farms of Saanich. Registration required. SUNDAY 12:15pm at Saanich Commonwealth Place (4636 Elk Lake) and 12:30pm at Pearkes Recreation Centre (3100 Tillicum). $30+HST. 250-475-1775 ext.3478.








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