COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Japanese car show; Playfair Park invasive pull

Events happening in Saanich this week include an auto event at Gyro Park and a non-native vegetation pull at Playfair Park

Gyro Park hosts Japanese car show

Get your motor running and head out to Gyro Park this Sunday (June 22) for the ninth annual All Japanese Car Show ’n Shine.

Classic Japanese cars from the ’60s and ’70s will be on display next to the high-performance cars of today. The show is open to all makes and models of Japanese vehicles.

Admission for spectators is free, but vehicles pay a $15 entry fee to be shown. Best in show trophies will awarded to the best Nissan, Honda, Toyota, Subaru and Mazda entries. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

The show runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gyro Park in Cadboro Bay.

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Invasive pull at Playfair Park

Soak up the sun and community spirit with an invasive species pull at Playfair Park on Monday (June 23).

Volunteers will be on hand to pull Daphne, English ivy, blackberry and other non-native flora from the popular Saanich park. Interested volunteers are asked to bring gloves, pruners and any other garden tools.

The invasive pull happens from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Judge Place entrance to Playfair Park.

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