Community

Camp Bernard to host 3,000 at jamboree

Boy Scout camp looking to renovate and update camp

The view at Mary Vine Lower falls.

Take a hike with JDF Parks

There’s a new, organized hiking program — complete with guides — coming to town.

The view at Mary Vine Lower falls.

Fun with Math: More Open Ended Problems

Open ended math problems are fun and engaging. Remember to always talk through the answers.

  • Mar 27, 2013

Cookie sales fund Guides

Did you know Girl Guides of Canada sell over 5.5 million boxes of cookies every year?

  • Mar 27, 2013
Wear your Easter bonnet to the Flea Market this Saturday. Here is Sheila Hubbard with her Sunday finest.

Easter Flea Market

This month’s Flea Market, which falls on the Easter long weekend, features needle crafting.

Wear your Easter bonnet to the Flea Market this Saturday. Here is Sheila Hubbard with her Sunday finest.
Kali Davis

Sooke kids raise money for Bike Skills Park

A cadre of seven home schooled kids from Sooke banded together to raise over $400 toward the dream of a bike skills area in Sooke.

  • Mar 27, 2013
Kali Davis

Hands on ministry at Holy Trinity

The first Anglican priest resident in Sooke was the Reverend John Lancaster.

25-million-year-old fossils from Sooke on display

The Victoria Palaeontology Society holds its 17th Fossil Fair on March 23-24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Swan Lake

Safer driving for seniors

Safer driving for seniors is the topic of a interactive discussion being held at the Sooke Legion on March 18.

  • Mar 13, 2013

Fun with Math: Ways to make arithmetic mean more

Ex-teacher Greg Sparks writes a column on the joys of mathematics

Help Boy Scouts be prepared

Bottle drive will help Scouts with programs and camps

  • Mar 6, 2013

Celebrate Teen Tech Week

Sooke Public Library offers technical resources to local teens

  • Mar 6, 2013
Mia W. a student at John Muir elementary constructs her mask in the pottery class.

Discovery afternoons at John Muir

Elementary school students get fun options in classroom

Mia W. a student at John Muir elementary constructs her mask in the pottery class.
The Elliott house in Port Renfrew.

A heritage link in Port Renfrew

Sooke historian Elida Peers writes about the region's history

The Elliott house in Port Renfrew.
Karl Linell

Sooke Community Association has a long history

Two members of the SCA talk about the needs of the association

Karl Linell

Community project planning advice offered at one-day workshop

Event a collaboration between UVic centre and United Way Greater Victoria

Log birling was popular for many years in Sooke.

The glory days of log birling for the Wickheims

Sooke historian Elida Peers writes about life in Sooke

Log birling was popular for many years in Sooke.
James Wilson checks out the squash at the 2012 Sooke Fall Fair.

Fall Fair flea market helps you grow your seeds

Winding up for the centennial of the Sooke Fall Fair

James Wilson checks out the squash at the 2012 Sooke Fall Fair.
Stephen Hindrichs in conversation with other participants at February’s Transition Town meeting at The Reading Room Cafe. The group meets on the first Sunday of every month

Transition Town folk reach out to community

Group provides information and conversation on intentional communities

Stephen Hindrichs in conversation with other participants at February’s Transition Town meeting at The Reading Room Cafe. The group meets on the first Sunday of every month

Sooke stories across the ages

Good level of support for program conceived for teens