Groups offer post-Christmas tree chipping

Saanich Peninsula organizations will dispose of your Christmas tree for a small donation to charity

The Sidney Lions Club annual tree shredding event is Saturday, Jan. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The traditional fundraiser has a new location, moving to the Tulista Park boat ramp this year. Chipping is by donation to the Sidney Lions.

The Central Saanich Lions are offering Christmas tree recycling at 1703 Keating X Rd. Chipping is available Jan. 2, 7, 8, 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by donation. Funds raised go to the B.C. Lions Lake Shawnigan Kids Camp.

Join the North Saanich volunteer firefighters for hot dogs, drinks, fire truck rides and bouncy castle for the kids during the annual Christmas tree chipping and open house Saturday, Jan. 7.

The chipping and open house are at the Wain Road fire hall (986 Wain Rd.) by donation. Phone in and pick up requests require a minimum $10 donation. Call 250-656-1931.

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