FREE listings for non-profit community events. Please email, 25 words or less, to: events@myCoffeeNews.ca (no attachments). Deadline Tuesdays noon.
Shred-A-Thon: Feb. 20, 10am-1pm, Tillicum Parking Lot. Do you have personal/confidential papers that you’d like to shred in a safe environment & wish to support the work of the Victoria Humane Society at the same time? Head on down to the Tillicum Centre.
The Coldest Night of the Year: A covid-safe, family-friendly walk to raise money for charities serving people experiencing homelessness, hurt & hunger. Walk virtually or in-person on Feb. 20, 2021. Adults & children. To find your location, donate and/or to register, visit: www.cnoy.org
46th Annual Greater Victoria Flower Count: Taking place March 3-10, participants can submit their counts to flowercount.com to see which local community will be named the “Bloomingest Community” of Greater Victoria. Our goal in 2021 is to spread spring cheer to the residents of Greater Victoria & encourage them to get out in their communities & explore Victoria.
Coats for Kids! Hillside Centre is accepting new or gently worn winter coats for children & teens. The ‘Drop-Off’ bin is located across from Guest Services. Collection ends March 30, 2021.
Lego Exhibition: The creative force has arrived at the Sidney Museum with the ever-popular, annual Lego Exhibition celebrating over 60 years of Lego imagination. Dozens of Star Wars-themed Lego models provide a special focus for this exciting exhibit, rounded out by hundreds of other Lego models including Hogwarts Castle & Lego model of the Bugatti Chiron automobile. Running now until March 31, 10am-4pm, 2423 Beacon Ave., & 4th St., in the lower level of the Old Post Office, in historic Sidney-by-the Sea.
Please Support the Fire Fighters! All funds go towards purchasing equipment for Burn Care, providing assistance to burn survivors, maintaining the burn house, promoting burn awareness & more. To donate or for more info, call 250-370-BURN (2876).
UK Pension Transfers: Personal or Company pension left behind in the U.K? Contact us to discuss your options. Sterling Advisory, 1-250-863-7766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Live Music at the Victoria Public Market every Saturday, Sunday & Monday from 12-2pm. Featuring some of Victoria’s most talented musicians! 6-1701 Douglas Street. For more info, call 778-433-2787.
Have You Had a Hip or Knee Replacement? Are you having problems with walking or dressing? You may be entitled to the disability tax credit of up to $20,000 in benefits & refunds. COPD, arthritis & many other disabling conditions that cause restrictions in walking or dressing, may also qualify. For expert help, call 1-844-453-5372.
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