Community events in brief

Senior artist hosts art show; talk on travels in remote corner of B.C.; Idea Fest conference continues

Senior artist hosts art show for charity

C. Denys Cook, a 93-year-old artist, is hosting an art show and sale at The Victorian at McKenzie, 4000 Douglas St. on Saturday March 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Funds raised from the auction and sale will be donated to the Cerebral Palsy Association of B.C. in memory of a great grandson of Cook’s.

Welsh-born Cook, who was a German prisoner of war during the Second World War and served as a police officer and government executive, paints silver point medium with the assistance of a CNIB magnifier.

Talk on travels in remote corner of B.C.

Dave Fraser, a biologist and naturalist, will give a talk and show photos of his journeys down the Tatshenshini-Alsek rivers and through the St. Elias mountains, on March 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Greater Victoria Public Library central branch, 735 Broughton St. The talk is free and all are welcome.

Idea Fest conference continues at UVic

Lectures on big ideas around Alzheimer’s disease and climate change continues at Idea Fest at the University of Victoria.

Talks and tours continue until Friday. See uvic.ca/ideafest for the schedule of events.

 

Just Posted

Central Saanich, Tsawout taking part in reconciliation ceremony

Blanket event Monday to help foster mutual trust and respect

Retired Gordon Head teacher not ready to ride into the sunset

86-year-old keeping active with marathon paddling trek and week-long cycling tour

Parents grieving teen’s overdose death say it started with opioid prescription

Elliot Eurchuk, 16, died at his Oak Bay home Friday, after taking street drugs

‘On the Cusp’ debuts at Victoria store front

Camosun Visual Arts students present new exhibit

Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations open new RV Park

Both Nations excited about new economic venture

UVic’s Gustavson goes carbon neutral for air travel

As a way to offset the frequent airplane travel that comes with… Continue reading

Final week for ALR input

Public consultation process closes April 30

‘When everybody leaves: Counselling key to help Humboldt move on after bus crash

Dealing with life after a tragedy can be the worst part following a loss

Central Saanich, Tsawout taking part in reconciliation ceremony

Blanket event Monday to help foster mutual trust and respect

Ballet Victoria soirée fundraiser a prelude to final show of season

Company winds up its 15th season in the city with Peter Pan next month

Half-naked shooter guns down four, runs away in Nashville Waffle House shooting

Nashville police say they are looking for Travis Reinking in connection with the shooting

Child’s body found in river downstream from where boy went missing during flood

Three-year-old Kaden Young was swept out of his mother’s arms in February

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

Most Read