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Julia Wolf cancer fundraiser; drive-in movies at Mayfair; Hiroshima memorial; Music in Rutledge Park

Fundraiser for Julia Wolf Friday night

The friends of Julia Wolf, a single Saanich mother with advanced skin cancer, are hosting a night of entertainment in support of Wolf and her two-year-old son on Aug. 10 at the Archie Browning Sports Centre, 1151 Esquimalt Rd.

Entertainment for the evening kicks off at 6:30 p.m. and includes an Elvis impersonator, firefighter auction and dance.

Tickets are $10 per person (no minors), available at 250-884-3932 or Saunders Subaru, 1784 Island Hwy.

Summer drive-in movies at Mayfair

Tonight (Aug. 8), Mayfair Shopping Centre begins its annual drive-in movie series with The Princess Bride, starting at 9:30 p.m. on the three-storey inflatable screen in the parking lot near Blanshard Street.

Passes are free, and can be found at the concierge desk in the mall. Aug. 15 has Jaws and Aug. 22 is The Goonies. See mayfairshoppingcentre.com.

Hiroshima memorial marked Thursday

The 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is being commemorated on Thursday, Aug. 9 at Esquimalt-Gorge Park on Tillicum Road.

Lantern making starts at 7 p.m., with words and songs of peace at 7:30 p.m.

Summer of music continues at Rutledge

Music at Rutledge Park (at Inverness and Cloverdale) features the Celtic stylings of Cookeilidh, 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14.

 

 

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