COMMUNITY NEWS IN BRIEF

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Week at this gathering organized by VIHA at the Sidney/North Saanich Library.

Beach walk

Island View Beach hosts a free guided walk for beginner birdwatchers Sat. Oct 1. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Guided by a CRD naturalist taking walkers from the shoreline to the sand dunes. Binoculars will be available. Meet at the picnic shelter on Homathko Road.

Trail tales

Trail Tales, an all-ages guided story teller’s walk taking visitors through the woods of Coles Bay Regional Park with a CRD naturalist.

Hear stories about how the Raven tricked the Crow and where our Island chickadees came from during this free walk. Dec. 29, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Meet at the info kiosk in the parking lot off Inverness road.

Breastfeeding challenge

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Week at this gathering organized by VIHA at the Sidney/North Saanich Library.

Storytime, breastfeeding challenge, and prizes and refreshments on Saturday, Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m. to noon. For more info call 250-656-0944.