Community Events about town

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Event When & Where Details
Chef Survial Challenge VII
Sunday, September 7, 2014
at Madrona Farm, 4317 Blenkinsop Rd.

Watch Vancouver Island's hottest chefs compete in a hilarious fundraiser for farmland conservation.

Tickets are $40 a person or $100 a family. Includes a BBQ feast, culinary arts performance, music, kids tent and ziplining.

12:00pm-5:00pm. Check out the website for tickets and more information.

7th Annual Vining Street Party on the Plaza Sunday, September 7, 2014
at Victoria High School Plaza

The Fernwood Community is celebrating and raising funds for their community projects.

From 2:00pm-9:00pm bring the family and enjoy live entertainment, a silent auction, BBQ, magicians, clowns, stilt walking, finger/face painting and bumper balls(for kids 10+)

The Drive to End Homelessness Golf Tournament
Friday, September 12, 2014
at Cordova Bay Golf Course, 5333 Cordova Bay Rd.

Shotgun start at 1:30pm. $160 per player includes gourmet dinner. Prizes for top teams, long-drive and closest to the pin. Thousands of dollars in hole-in-one prizes.

Team registration available for a limited time. Call or email Brad 250-405-2410 or visit the website.

All proceeds to benefit the Cool Aid Society and their programs to help end homelessness. 

Hockey Day in Sooke Saturday, September 13, 2014
at SEAPARC, 2168 Phillips Rd.

Sooke Rotary and Sooke Minor Hockey are hosting a Victoria Grizzlies Exhibition Game beginning at 4:00pm.

The tailgate party starts at 2:00pm, with a BBQ, fastest shot competition, 3 on 3 road hockey and more.

12th Annual Men's Health Day Saturday, September 13, 2014
at Tillicum Centre, 3170 Tillicum Rd.

From 9:30am-3:30pm learn more about maintaining and improving your overall health.

Health experts and exhibits offer health assessments, consultations, and educational material all for free.

Free drop-in testing for PSA, lipids and blood glucose.

Saanich Fire Department Open House
Saturday, September 13, 2014
at Saanich #2 Fire Station, 4595 Elk Lake Dr.

Fire truck tours, rescue demonstrations, kitchen fire simulations, the new Saanich command vehicle, food and fun for everyone.

Fir bucket brigade, fire hose spray station, bouncy castle and face painting. Draw prizes and giveaways all day.

From 10:00am-2:00pm. Free admission. Parking at Saanich Commonwealth Place.

34th Annual Terry Fox Run
Sunday, September 14, 2014
at Mile Zero, Douglas & Dallas Rd.

The Terry Fox Run begins at 10:30am.

Please go to the website for more information or to donate.

7th Annual One Wave Festival
Friday, September 19 and Saturday, September 20, 2014
at Centennial Square, Douglas & Pandora

The Pacific Peoples' Partnership is hosting a Pacific arts and cultural festival featuring music, poetry, live art and dance from the South and North Pacific. 12:00pm-6:00pm on Saturday. Puppets for Peace and the Changemakers' Summit will happen on Friday.

For more information and the schedule, please visit the website.