ARTS EVENTS IN BRIEF

Teens make music aid

A group of teens will bring Music-Aid to support music education in schools. The event is a night of musical performances that cover a variety of genres. The evening includes a selection of appetizers and live music. Tickets are $12 adults $10 for students.

Taste Peninsula for charities

The Rotary Club of Sidney is offering an  evening of local fine wine, food and music on May 7. Proceeds from Blush: A Taste of the Peninsula, will go to support several local charities including the Mount Newton Centre, the graduating class at Parkland secondary and the Mary Winspear Centre. Tickets are $50 and include dinner, wine tasting from several local wineries including Muse, Cherry Point, and De Vine. There will be a silent and live auction with live music. Tickets can be purchased at the Mary Winspear Centre or online at www.marywinspear.ca.

Book week brings author

Celebrate TD Canadian Children’s Book Week with author L.M. Falcone at the Sidney/North Saanich Library. Award-winning author L.M. Falcone will talk about her supernatural thrillers for kids and hit TV series. Wednesday, May 4, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for those aged 9 years and older.  Homeschoolers are welcome. Call 250-656-0944 to register.

Words, music, video of peace

Stella Sol and Mathew on guitar will sing love songs and show a Words of Peace Global (www.wopg.org) video. WOPG is a charitable foundation which promotes Prem Rawat´s message of peace to audiences around the world. The event is May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Activity Room A at the Brentwood Bay branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library. Admission by donation. Call Linda Sheraton 250-532-4123 for more information.

Mt. Doug band at Event Centre

Circadian Kingdom, mainly featuring Mount Douglas secondary students, plays the Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St. on May 2 as part of Moonlit Lust.

Doors for the all-ages show are at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door or through Debora Johns, 250-508-3809.