From its start as a celebration of Saanich’s agricultural roots, the Strawberry Festival has blossomed into a grand event for all ages. Enjoy a wide variety of family activities, including information displays, face-painting, program demonstrations, arts and craft stations and bouncy castles. Of course, the afternoon wouldn’t be complete without the traditional serving of strawberries and ice cream from 1:00 - 3:00 pm for only $1!
Tim Hortons Camp Day is back on July 13th and 100% of proceeds from hot and iced coffee beverages support sending youth from underserved communities to Tims Camps. Tims guests can start supporting Tim Hortons Foundation Camps by purchasing a Camp Day bracelet for $2 in one of four vibrant colours, or a pair of red and white camp-themed socks for $5.
A community celebration that provides a space for neighbors and local businesses to come together and build community connections. Providing a safe space to our community through food, arts, culture and inclusivity.
Every year, the BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) holds a raffle to raise much needed funds for the care of injured, sick and orphaned wild animals on Vancouver Island. All proceeds help Wild ARC care for the thousands of wild patients each year - don't miss your chance to get a ticket!
Don't miss the 2022 Islands Agriculture Trade Show and conference sessoins taking place July 6-7th at the Cowichan Exhibition Park - Vancouver Island's only trade show serving the farm and food community! This year's 2022 keynote speaker is Chris Koch.
As Vancouver Islanders, we are united by our care and compassion for one another and our sense of community – neighbours helping neighbours. Your community needs your support. From youth struggling with mental health to isolated seniors who can’t afford a nutritious meal, you can help your neighbours when they need it most. United, we aim to raise $300,000 to fund critical services and supports in the community. The impact of this fund could reach 15,000 individuals in our region through our various programs and initiatives.
The Island series is a collection of century old canoes races, celebrating community, culture and competitive racing. Fairway Gorge paddling clubs motto is to bring communities together through paddling. Fairway Gorge paddling club continues tradition of canoe races in the gorge waterways for years to come.