events

Sep
22
Fri
Men’s Singles 3KO Tennis Tournament @ Panorama Recreation Centre
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day

Each player guaranteed three matches. Play starts on Friday and continues through until Sunday afternoon. $42 per player.

Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival @ Mary Winspear Centre
Sep 22 all-day

This year’s Festival will celebrate authors, readers and the books they love. Fourteen authors, from Vancouver Island, other regions of BC and Canada, will share their ideas and their latest books through readings and panel discussions. The Festival begins with an evening of “Wine, Words and Music” with short readings and conversation with authors Gary Barwin, M.A.C. Farrant, Katherine Govier, Kevin Patterson and Jack Knox. Saturday features a full day of author readings as well as half-day workshops conducted by Robert Wiersema and Charlotte Gill.  A lively panel discussion with a different line-up of authors will cap off the day. The festival concludes Sunday morning with the popular “Breakfast with the Authors,” where authors share tables with festival-goers and read excerpts from their works. A major contributor to the festival is Tanner’s Books who co-sponsored numerous, well-attended author readings leading up to the Festival. Savings: EARLY BIRD weekend passes available now to August 1 at Tanner’s or online at sidneyliteraryfestival.ca

Sep
23
Sat
Men’s Singles 3KO Tennis Tournament @ Panorama Recreation Centre
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day

Each player guaranteed three matches. Play starts on Friday and continues through until Sunday afternoon. $42 per player.

Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival @ Mary Winspear Centre
Sep 23 all-day

This year’s Festival will celebrate authors, readers and the books they love. Fourteen authors, from Vancouver Island, other regions of BC and Canada, will share their ideas and their latest books through readings and panel discussions. The Festival begins with an evening of “Wine, Words and Music” with short readings and conversation with authors Gary Barwin, M.A.C. Farrant, Katherine Govier, Kevin Patterson and Jack Knox. Saturday features a full day of author readings as well as half-day workshops conducted by Robert Wiersema and Charlotte Gill.  A lively panel discussion with a different line-up of authors will cap off the day. The festival concludes Sunday morning with the popular “Breakfast with the Authors,” where authors share tables with festival-goers and read excerpts from their works. A major contributor to the festival is Tanner’s Books who co-sponsored numerous, well-attended author readings leading up to the Festival. Savings: EARLY BIRD weekend passes available now to August 1 at Tanner’s or online at sidneyliteraryfestival.ca

Sep
24
Sun
Men’s Singles 3KO Tennis Tournament @ Panorama Recreation Centre
Sep 24 – Sep 25 all-day

Each player guaranteed three matches. Play starts on Friday and continues through until Sunday afternoon. $42 per player.

Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival @ Mary Winspear Centre
Sep 24 all-day

This year’s Festival will celebrate authors, readers and the books they love. Fourteen authors, from Vancouver Island, other regions of BC and Canada, will share their ideas and their latest books through readings and panel discussions. The Festival begins with an evening of “Wine, Words and Music” with short readings and conversation with authors Gary Barwin, M.A.C. Farrant, Katherine Govier, Kevin Patterson and Jack Knox. Saturday features a full day of author readings as well as half-day workshops conducted by Robert Wiersema and Charlotte Gill.  A lively panel discussion with a different line-up of authors will cap off the day. The festival concludes Sunday morning with the popular “Breakfast with the Authors,” where authors share tables with festival-goers and read excerpts from their works. A major contributor to the festival is Tanner’s Books who co-sponsored numerous, well-attended author readings leading up to the Festival. Savings: EARLY BIRD weekend passes available now to August 1 at Tanner’s or online at sidneyliteraryfestival.ca

Associates of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria 2017 House Tour
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Love art and gorgeous homes? Five fabulous new, and newly-renovated, Victoria homes will be open for you to view. The bonus? Participants will not only interact with local artists working in each home but also enjoy the superb collections that owners have on the walls throughout their homes. This is the Gallery Associates’ major fundraising event and all funds go toward supporting programs and operational expenses incurred by the AGGV. Tickets cost $35 each and go on sale September 1 at the Gallery’s front desk or via the website above.

Sep
26
Tue
CFUW Saanich Peninsula Open House @ Mary Winspear Centre
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm

The Canadian Federation of University Women Saanich Peninsula invites the community to our September Open House. This meeting will be informal with coffee and dessert. The organization welcomes all women, who enjoy lifelong learning and the camaraderie of a group that seeks to help others in their goals to seek further education on the Peninsula.