Community announcements – February 16

The latest community announcements include:

Ace of Hearts
Saturday, February 22
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
St. Aidan’s United Church, 3703 St. Aidan’s St. (Corner of Palo Alto & Richmond)
Ye Sacred Muses
Music for the House of Tudor
Saturday, February 22
7:30 pm
Christ Church Cathedral (Quadra & Rockland)
Tickets: Ivy’s Bookshop, Munro’s Books, Long & McQuade, Christ Church Office or online
For more info: 250-472-1096
Dance Art
Presented by Ballet Victoria to remove barriers to isolation of seniors living at home. Dance Art captures dance movements through drawing, painting, or photography while the participants watch the dancers in rehearsal. Art will be exhibited at ‘Tea for Tutu’ performances.
February 20, in advance of February 26 Tea for Tutu
April 17, 24, May 1, in advance of the May 14 Tea for Tutu
Ballet Victoria Studio, 643 Broughton, 250-380-6063
To register: 250-818-5445 or
For more info:
Jazz Alive!
7:00 pm
First Metropolitan Untied Church, 932 Balmoral at Quadra.
Free; donations welcome.
Feb 19 – Aidan Miller
Feb 26 – Peter Dent
Friday, Feb 28 – A Special Our Place Benefit Concert with Daniel Lapp.  Also performing are the Open Doors with Louise Rose plus The Arbutus Singers.
Tickets $15 advance; $20 at the door.
Note: Our weekly Jazz Alive! gatherings in March will be on Tuesdays, 7:00 pm
Missing Margaret?
Spring 2014 will be our Centennial Celebrations.
Did you attend Margaret Jenkins Elementary School? We’re looking for Alumni.
Visit the EMJS website and go the alumni link:
Or call the school: 250-598-5191
QVC Potluck & Movie 
February 22
4:30 pm
For details e-mail:
Sponsored by Brentwood Bay United Church, 250-652-2713
68th Annual Prairie Night in the Afternoon
Musical Program by The Greater Victoria Police Chorus
Sunday, February 23
2:00 pm
Centennial United Church, 612 David St (at Gorge Rd)
Tickets: $10 available at church office: 250-384-6424; Ivy’s Book Shop; Long & McQuade: GV Police chorus; at the door.
A River Pilgrimage To The Tarsands
Wednesday, February 26
7:00-9:00 pm
St. Paul’s United Church, 2410 Malaview, Sidney
CSRS Public Lecture Series
Thursday, February 20: Religious Laws: Do We Need “You Shall”?
Thursday, February 27: Islam in contemporary America Through The Lens of Arab American Literature
Thursday, March 6: Walking Tours and the Religious Landscape of Victoria
Thursday, March 13: Dust & Bones: Panel Discussion on ancestral Burial Sites of the Coast Salish
Thursday, March 20: Religion, Globalization and Economic Rationality: Women and Islamic Microfinance in Indonesia
Thursday, March 27: A Family That Kills Together: Household Violence in Catholic Reformation France
Thursday, April 3: The Literary Response to the Conservative Christian Resurgence in America
Thursday, April 10: How Do We Experience Religious Diversity? *This lecture only will be held at the Legacy Gallery, 630 Yates, 7:30 pm
David Strong Building, Room C122
4:30 pm
250-721-6325 or or
Let Us Enter Together Into the Mystery of God’s Presence
Prayer and Music in the style of TAIZE
Friday, February 21, March 21
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Service at 6:00 pm
Learn to Meditate
Sunday, February 23
1:30-5:00 pm
UVic Interfaith Chapel
To register:
For more:
Amazing Gospel Experience
February 27, 28 & March 1, 2
Thursday & Friday evenings & all day Saturday
Sunday morning celebration and afternoon concert
Oak Bay United Church, 1355 Mitchell St
Program details or to register online:
Questions: 250-213-1948 or
Sexual Health Education for Families
Thursday, February27
First Metropolitan United Church, 932 Balmoral (Quadra & Balmoral)
3-5 year olds: 4:30-5:00 pm
5-8 year olds: 5:15-6:00 pm
9-12 year olds: 6:15-7:00 pm
12-16 year olds:7:15-8:45 pm
$12 per family
Pre-Registration required:
The Journey
Tuesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25
10:00-11:45 am
Cordova Bay United Church, 813 Claremont Ave.
For more info & to pre-register: Jane 250-658-5911or Bridy 250-388-4268
Healing Pathway Victoria Retreat
April 11 & 12
Saanich Baptist Church, 4347 Wilkinson Rd.
For more:
Cost: Friday only $55/Saturday only $75. Both days: before March 1 $100 or after $120