Get ready for the annual Santa Parade.
This year it takes place on Sunday, November 30. The parade starts at noon and winds its way from Sooke elementary
school to Sheilds Road culminating at the Sooke Community Hall where hot dogs and hot chocolate will be available.
There is no charge to participate. To participate contact the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce at 250- 642-6112 or info@sookeregionchamber. com.
On the move
• Mai Mai’s has opened a sister restaurant in Victoria at Fort Street and Langley Street. It will be a late night venue, open from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. Check it out.
• Jordan River Soapworks and Ht0-Sun Surf Swim (hto.ca) has teamed up in a retail space (the old Sooke News Mirror office) next to the Stick.
Jonathan Heerema has left Adrenaline Zipline and the Sooke Region Tourism Association.
Lyall and Sally Markham have moved to the Sunshine Coast and Markham House B&B will now be operated by new owners Parri Ulrich and her partner. They intend to continue in their commitment to the Biocybernaut Institute.
The Sooke Community Arts Council is seeking new members and is holding their annual Winter Art Show beginning November 8 at the Reading Room Cafe. Members wishing to show can drop off their work at the reading Room Cafe on November 1 between 12 and 2 p.m.
Free vaccine for those eligible. Bring your care card to the Sooke Community Hall on Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or on Nov. 6 to Sooke Child, Youth and Family Centre (CASA), 6672 Wadams Way between 1 and 6 p.m. or on Nov. 13 between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.