FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (no attachments). Deadline Tuesdays noon.
7th Annual Victoria International Jewish Film Festival: Oct. 16 - 24. Mixes virtual & in-person screenings. In the virtual cinema, the VIJFF presents 5 films, 3 short films & 2 live-streamed conversations with film directors & other panelists. In-person screenings (Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas St) include 2 feature-length films, live jazz pre-show performances, complimentary snack boxes by chef Yousef Kayal & a family film for children ages 10 & up. By donation. Info: 250-882-4527.
Halloween Film Camps: In person, for kids & teens. Available in both Nanaimo & Langford locations. October 23rd & 24th. Kids Halloween Acting Film Camp, 9am-2pm, ages 8-11yrs. Teens Full Throttle Film for Halloween, 4-9pm, ages 12-16yrs. $175 + tax. Text 250.714.2555 for more info. No experience necessary.
The Wilson’s Group is Hiring! Drivers, Mechanics, Customer Service and Administration roles available. Hiring for full time, part time, and casual positions.Our website: wilsonstransportation.com & email resume to: email@example.com
Memory Café Victoria is recruiting older adults with mild to moderate memory loss & their family caregivers to participate in a free social & recreational program. It will run for 12 weeks, now to Dec. 3rd & meet for 1-2 hours each week. Contact: Dr. Debra Sheets, School of Nursing, Univ of Victoria, firstname.lastname@example.org, 250-853-3947
Are You a Senior Struggling to Learn Computer Skills? Join 5 week program pairing 55 + with youth 15+ aimed at increasing digital literacy through technology mentoring. Tuesday’s, Oct. 2 - Nov. 2, 4:30-7:30pm at Worklink, West Shore Centre, Unit 102, 3179 Jacklin Rd., or Saturday’s, Oct. 2, Oct. 16 - Nov. 6, 9:30am-12pm, Worklink, 6625 Sooke Rd., unit D. Jsouthgate@worklink.bc.ca or call 250-642-3685 Ext: 277.
Pop Up Sale: Sat., Nov. 6, 10am-4pm, featuring new & gently used Christmas items including toys, books, decor, ornaments & more. Our Thrift Store will be open as well Broad View United, 3703 St. Aidan’s St. near Richmond & Cedar Hill X.
Sidney Concert Band - Salute to Our Veterans: The concert will take place on Nov. 7, 2pm at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. Tickets can be purchased online at marywinspear.ca or by calling the box office number at 250-656-0275.
Attention Quilters - We Need You! Quilts are desperately needed for our injured Canadian Military Members, especially during this Covid crisis. Anyone interested in helping out with this shortage, please contact me:
email@example.com or visit our website: www.quiltsofvalour.ca
Volunteers Wanted: Help us advance Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccine research in older adults. A local research team is participating in a RSV vaccine research trial & are looking for volunteers aged 60 years & older. If you are interested in participating in the trial & would like more information, please contact Claire at: 250-382-6270, ext 2484 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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