PHOTOS: A third snow day for Greater Victoria

PHOTOS: A third snow day for Greater Victoria
Kim Murray/Saanich Snow DayKim Murray/Saanich Snow Day
Arlene Bethune/Oak BayArlene Bethune/Oak Bay
Harling Pointers build 12 foot tall Snowman in Quimper Park! (Carrie Smart/Oak Bay)Harling Pointers build 12 foot tall Snowman in Quimper Park! (Carrie Smart/Oak Bay)
With all the snow days we have been experiencing this week, I decided to make the best of them. My 8 year old granddaughter Caelin who lives on the Mainland absolutely adores cats, so I thought I would attempt at making a “Snow Cat” for her. It took me approximately two hours to finish, and the attached photo is what I ended up with. She thought it was pretty cool!With all the snow days we have been experiencing this week, I decided to make the best of them. My 8 year old granddaughter Caelin who lives on the Mainland absolutely adores cats, so I thought I would attempt at making a “Snow Cat” for her. It took me approximately two hours to finish, and the attached photo is what I ended up with. She thought it was pretty cool!
Photos from Robert Barron who worked with George Louie (both of Re-Buy-Cycle Shop in Langford) all day today on this giant teddy bear.Photos from Robert Barron who worked with George Louie (both of Re-Buy-Cycle Shop in Langford) all day today on this giant teddy bear.
Photos from Robert Barron who worked with George Louie (both of Re-Buy-Cycle Shop in Langford) all day today on this giant teddy bear.Photos from Robert Barron who worked with George Louie (both of Re-Buy-Cycle Shop in Langford) all day today on this giant teddy bear.
Alexandra, Karen, and Lisa braved winter conditions to attend yoga with our intrepid instructor, Deanne Young. This photo was taken in Deanne’s backyard, right after class. What fun to do yoga in the snow! (Alexandra Lapko)Alexandra, Karen, and Lisa braved winter conditions to attend yoga with our intrepid instructor, Deanne Young. This photo was taken in Deanne’s backyard, right after class. What fun to do yoga in the snow! (Alexandra Lapko)
Kim Murray/Saanich Snow DayKim Murray/Saanich Snow Day
Arlene Bethune/Oak BayArlene Bethune/Oak Bay
Snowy West Sidney lane (Michelle Warren)Snowy West Sidney lane (Michelle Warren)
Sledding down the now-closed Sooke Lake Rd end of Humpback Road. (Kim Laing)Sledding down the now-closed Sooke Lake Rd end of Humpback Road. (Kim Laing)
Sledding down the now-closed Sooke Lake Rd end of Humpback Road. (Kim Laing)Sledding down the now-closed Sooke Lake Rd end of Humpback Road. (Kim Laing)
PHOTOS: A third snow day for Greater Victoria
Junk food snowmen in the planter outside Shoppers at Gorge and Tillicum. M&M’s for eyes and buttons. Cheezies for noses and feet. (Marnie McKay)Junk food snowmen in the planter outside Shoppers at Gorge and Tillicum. M&M’s for eyes and buttons. Cheezies for noses and feet. (Marnie McKay)
Junk food snowmen in the planter outside Shoppers at Gorge and Tillicum. M&M’s for eyes and buttons. Cheezies for noses and feet. (Marnie McKay)Junk food snowmen in the planter outside Shoppers at Gorge and Tillicum. M&M’s for eyes and buttons. Cheezies for noses and feet. (Marnie McKay)
The Andersen Family at the corner of Dysart Rd. and Cowper St. built their hobitat after shoveling the sidewalks in front of their house. (Danielle Andersen)The Andersen Family at the corner of Dysart Rd. and Cowper St. built their hobitat after shoveling the sidewalks in front of their house. (Danielle Andersen)
PHOTOS: A third snow day for Greater Victoria
Mother nature created this perfectly whimsical picture of my snow covered smiling Buddha. I hope you will consider my photo for the photo of the week. (Sylvia Lache)Mother nature created this perfectly whimsical picture of my snow covered smiling Buddha. I hope you will consider my photo for the photo of the week. (Sylvia Lache)
Downtown Oak Bay (Happy Coxford)                                Downtown Oak Bay (Happy Coxford)Downtown Oak Bay (Happy Coxford) Downtown Oak Bay (Happy Coxford)
Downtown Oak Bay (Happy Coxford)Downtown Oak Bay (Happy Coxford)
Snowy Langford (Leanne Edington)Snowy Langford (Leanne Edington)
Happy Snow Day from Langford Lake Victoria (Debbie Kerr)Happy Snow Day from Langford Lake Victoria (Debbie Kerr)
Happy Snow Day from Langford Lake Victoria (Debbie Kerr)Happy Snow Day from Langford Lake Victoria (Debbie Kerr)
Happy Snow Day from Langford Lake Victoria (Debbie Kerr)Happy Snow Day from Langford Lake Victoria (Debbie Kerr)
Pups playing in the snow. MacDonald Park, James Bay (Matteus O’Connor/News staff)Pups playing in the snow. MacDonald Park, James Bay (Matteus O’Connor/News staff)

Greater Victoria is experiencing its third consecutive snow day and while some of you have braved the roads and gone into work, many others, including students, are left wondering how to fill their time.

Thanks to those of you who have continued sending us photos of your snow day activities and vistas from your community.

Here are more reader submissions for your perusal…

PHOTOS: Reader submissions of snow around Greater Victoria

PHOTOS: Victoria ushers in Year of the Pig

PHOTOS: Photographers find the beauty in frozen fountains of Greater Victoria

 

Snow Dog from Heather Clebo on Vimeo.

(The above video was submitted by Jason Drummond of people playing in the snow at Rudd Park in Saanich on Tuesday.)

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