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Writers’ Society seeks best-of-the-best

The Victoria Writers’ Society is sponsoring its 10th annual Writing Competition. Submit your best poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction. The contest is open to all residents of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The deadline is May 1, and the entry fee is $10 per entry for members and $20 for non-members. For more information contact victoriawriterssociety@gmailcom.

The Victoria Writers’ Society is a non-profit organization whose goal is to support writers and writing in our community. They hold monthly meetings with guest speakers and offer numerous critique groups.

Prizes for the contest include a first prize of $100, second prize of $75 and a third prize of a $50 in each category.

Parkland grad offers parade of song, fashion

The Parkland Grad 2011 Song and Dance Fashion Show and Silent Auction is slated for April 6.f Doors and auction open at 5:45 p.m.

Tickets are $10, available at the school office 250-655-2700, at the door, or at Monk Office in Sidney. All profits support the 2011 dry after grad celebration.

Youth film screening still open to submission

Spend an evening with VIDEA and Reel Youth as they present a collection of local and international films. April 29, Intrepid Theatre, 7 p.m.

They’re still accepting submissions to be included in the festival. Send an email to videablog@gmail.com to submit a film to the screening (must be 19 and under, deadline is April 11). Visit www.videa.ca for more info.

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