AROUND TOWN: Non-profit events listing for June 20

Here's your list of community events in and around Greater Victoria

Thursdays – Free anxiety support group, sponsored by the Capital Mental Health Association, with Dr. Tom Lipinski, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bridge Centre, 125 Skinner St. For more information: CMHA, 250-389-1211.

June 23 – Camosun Community Association Family Fun Day & Picnic, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the former Richmond elementary grounds, 2780 Richmond Rd. Music, barbecue, Bowker Creek pennant-making workshop, face-painting, games and more.

June 23 – Summer So[u]lstice at Royal Oak Burial Park, 4673 Falaise Dr. in Saanich, with artist Paula Jardine and others, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stroll the grounds, enjoy live music, poetry and more. FMI: www.robp.ca

June 23 – Award-winning Philippine choral group the Manila Chamber Singers perform for the benefit of the Philippine Bayanihan Cultural & Housing Society at First Metropolitan Church, 932 Balmoral Rd. at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 general admission. FMI: www.bayanihan.ca

June 23 & 24 – Third annual Jane Austen Tea, 1 to 4 p.m. in the English country garden beside the Starling Lane Winery, 5271 West Saanich Rd. Tickets: $15/adults; $9/children five to 12; free/under 5. Tickets, including traditional sandwiches, sweets, punch and unlimited tea, available at all Dig This locations, at www.pldca.ca and at the door until sold out. Entertainment, silent auction and more; traditional attire encouraged.

June 25 – Ladies’ Night at Evedar’s Bistro, 2829 Peatt Rd. in Langford from 6 to 9 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $20. Fashion Show by Baja Rosi’s, health & wellness tables, keynote speech by spiritual life coach Dar Mjaroff, and raffles with all proceeds going to the West Shore Food Bank. FMI: 250-391-8636.

June 30 – Blow-out garage sale, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bay United Church, corner of Granite and Mitchell streets. Furniture, household items, art, jewellery, toys and more. Thrift shop/annex closed until Sept. FMI: 250-598-5021 ext 0.

July 26 – Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour hosts Splash Serenade, an evening of fine dining and music in support of the 23rd annual Victoria Symphony Splash. Four-course dinner and a performance by the Victoria Symphony String Section led by Maestro Giuseppe Pietraroia. Tickets at www.victoriasymphony.ca or 250-385-6515.

Submit your community event to jblyth@telus.net.

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