Community

Colwood Christmas Light Up Celebration draws hundreds to City Hall

Residents enjoyed warm beverages and watched local choirs sing

200 nativity exhibits from around the world fill Sooke church

Event hosted by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

New photos unseen for 100 years lead to second edition of award-winning book

Local author adds new historical gems to book on ‘Crystal Palace’

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Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade
Sidney Christmas Carolers
Story time at Sidney All Care
Ask Santa

Holiday beach cleanup planned for Central Saanich shores

Island View Beach cleanup promises Santa, educational component to maintain local habitat

Sea of Lights sailing past Oak Bay and Saanich

Lighted ship parade floats thousands of lights through Haro Strait

Our Place hosts Coldest Night information session Friday

Fundraising walk supports organization that dishes up 1,200 meals a day

  • Dec 7, 2018

Sidney Concert Band raises $1,500 for music education

Students from Bayside, North Saanich and Royal Oak middle schools also perform

  • Dec 6, 2018

Denford Hall revealed at GNS

Private school already working on upgrades ahead of funding campaign

  • Dec 5, 2018

Greater Victoria Green Team a cleanup machine

Volunteers needed Dec. 8 in Portage Inlet

  • Dec 5, 2018

Transplant recipients thank VGH staff with Operation Popcorn

Organ recipients deliver gifts to Victoria General Hospital in thanks for pre- and post-op care

Community Christmas dinner in Sidney ensures no one spends holidays alone

Annual event celebrates 19 years of serving up a festive feast with all the trimmings

Esquimalt Pyjama Prance to fundraise for the Rainbow Kitchen

Participants are encouraged to donate food items and stay in their PJ’s

Star Cinema in Sidney turns 20th anniversary celebration into fundraiser

Event one of the last as theatre plans to re-open in new Fifth Street location in January

BC Transit’s Santa bus is back in Victoria

For the 32nd year commuters can enjoy a Christmas-themed ride

Organ transplant recipients express thanks and also thank new donors in advance

B.C. Transplant’s Operation Popcorn event being held this week on Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Esquimalt pool goes to the dogs

Pool gets a thorough cleaning before it reopens Dec. 17

  • Dec 3, 2018

Arbutus choir captures hearts with ‘Hallelujah’ rendition

Choir produces powerful piece for national music competition

Sidney Museum kicks it up a notch with Christmas toy exhibit

Throwback Thursday all month long with retro toys on display during annual holiday show

Peninsula firefighters look to the community for help in giving back

Annual food drive will collect donations of food, cash or cheque in neighbourhoods throughout the Peninsula, Dec. 15

Saanich playground slides into the Top 10 of unique playgrounds around the world

Fodor’s Travel ranks playground at Cadboro-Gyro Park 10th