Community announcements – February 9

The latest community announcements include:

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 13, 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:
Shelbourne Community Kitchen Volunteer Meeting
Tuesday February 11th
St. Luke’s Church Hall 
3821 Cedar Hill Cross Road
For more details: or 778-533-0226or
Jazz Alive!
7:00 pm
First Metropolitan Untied Church, 932 Balmoral at Quadra.
Free; donations welcome.
Feb 12 – Maureen Washington & Daniel Cook
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
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program
February 12 – March 19
10:30 am -12:00 noon
Fairfield United sanctuary, 1303 Fairfield Road
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
Food for the Future
A Family Day Rally to save the Agricultural Land Reserve
Monday, February 10
12:00 noon
BC Legislature Grounds
For more info:
Shelbourne Community Kitchen Volunteer Meeting
February 11
6:00pm – 8:00pm
St. Luke’s Anglican Church (3821 Cedar Hill Cross Road)
The Shelbourne Community Kitchen is currently developing a wide variety of projects. For this meeting, we will introduce these upcoming projects, developing teams, delegating tasks and discussing time frames. Everyone welcome. Light refreshments will be served.  For more details, contact Kim
Earthquake Prepared?
Saturday, February 15
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Fairfield United Church, 1030 Fairfield (at Moss St.)
RSVP to Vanessa: 250-415-9272 or
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