On December 12th Awareness Film Night is honoured and excited to be bringing the film “Picking Up the Pieces: The Making of the Witness Blanket” and filmmaker Carey Newman to Sooke.
Filmmaker and Master Carver Carey Newman created the Witness Blanket over several years by weaving together over 800 found items from old residential school buildings, churches and other cultural structures across Canada, to create “a national monument to recognize the atrocities of the Indian Residential School Era.”
The Sooke Folk Music Society finishes off the year in fine form with our traditional all-open stage, this Saturday, December 15th, 2018.
Our suggested theme will be Christmas, Solstice and other seasonal selections. But as always, let your creativity be your guide. If you have ever had an urge to share you musical talents please mark the date on your calendar and rest assured you will be given a warm welcome.
We have had wonderful Fall/Winter season and sincerely thank everyone for their generous support of live music in Sooke. We look forward to seeing you there!
Video games, an epic accomplishment of technology, allowing people of all ages to have fun and make friends, all from the comfort of home, so why not come down and participate in an equally epic gathering of Gamers in the Super Smash Bros Club!
For the next several months the Super Smash Bros Club will meet on the first two Tuesdays out of each month and host a Smash Bros competition at EMCS.
The Otter Point Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Candy Cane Run is scheduled for Saturday December 8 2018. Santa will ride through Otter Point on a decorated fire truck. Candy canes Will be handed out to all the kids and food will be collected for the Sooke food bank.
Watch our Facebook page for the route and times !
On Sunday December 2 between 1:00pm to 4:00pm, the Sooke Arts Council will be launching their new book at the Sooke Masonic lodge, 6544 Throup Rd.
There will be the usual book launch activities of readings and perhaps music. The book has a total of 33 contributors, including well-known musician Morry Sterns who wrote the Earth Day Anthem “Mother Earth,” author Wendy Morton and artist Linda Gordon.