Sooke Craft Beer & Spirit Festival
On Saturday, March 9 at 5 p.m., the doors of the Sooke Community Hall (2037 Shields Rd.) will open and folks will be invited in to taste the offerings of more than 30 beer, wine and spirit producers at the first annual Sooke Craft Beer and Spirits Festival.
Up to 20 local craft breweries and distilleries will be participating. Enjoy live music while you sip some fantastic beer, cider and spirits during this fun filled evening. You may just discover a new favourite!
The Sooke Region Multi-Belief Initiative (SRMBI) invites all in Sooke to attend the second in a series of open-space meetings to collectively develop a realistic, achievable Compassion Action Plan (CAP) for Sooke.
The meeting is set for Saturday March 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sooke Baptist Church, 7710 West Coast Road. All welcome, free admission. Refreshments will be served.
An Evening with Peter Carter & Elizabeth Woodworth Tues. Feb. 19, EMCS Community Theatre, 6218 Sooke Road, 7 pm Admission by donation Discover how governments, corporations and the media have been complicit in climate denial. And learn how technological solutions, civil resistance and market leadership offer hope that a genuine turnaround is still possible. Unprecedented Crime: Climate Change Denial
Sooke Region Volunteer Centre helps connect people with volunteer opportunities in the Sooke Region. We believe that volunteering is a pillar in everyone's life. Our mission is to inspire people to volunteer. Please contact us and become a volunteer! Check our Facebook Page at Sooke Region Volunteers or our website. We have a list of organizations looking for volunteers. Drop by our office, we would love to know what you would like to do as a volunteer, what skills you have and what your background is. We can refer you to a compatible organization in our region. It is easy and time efficient. You can volunteer once, only during summer time or all year round. You decide how much time you can dedicate. Please do not wait. Give us a call. Our office hours are: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12.30-4.30PM and Wednesdays 9.00-12.00 and our phone number is: 250-642-6364 Ext 235
Volunteer Centre Updates
Do you know that we have a wide selection of information on Financial Assistance, Housing, Legal Resources, Meals, Medical Equipment & Supplies, Safety and Security or Support Groups? Please come to discover it. We will be happy to give you the support you need.
We are currently preparing for Tax-Free Clinic. which will be open between Mid of March and second week of May. If only we have more information about it we will post it on our website and posters will be distributed in Sooke. If you have any questions please give us a call. Same as last year we will be booking appointments and accept drops off.
Our new pamphlet is almost ready. We are planning to print it out and distribute in Sooke withing a week
We also have "Where to find help in Sooke pamphlet" ready. It was currently updated and ready to pick up in our office.
The full list of workshops is already available on our calendar.
Interesting Volunteer Opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering, but you are not sure what opportunites are available please check our website or give us a call. We will be happy to meet with you and based on your skills, interests and experience we will match you with the best volunteer opportunity in our community.
We have an updated list of community events on our website. Our volunteers are keeping their ears and eyes open for any new event happening in our community so please check it often.
Parents and authorized guardians who are listed on the SD62 Student(s) Emergency Release Form have a key role in the school'semergency plan. This workshop will explain: the District procedure for post-disaster student and parent reunification; parent and authorized guardian reponsibilities; family emergency planning; and what to expect during the school's Emergency Reunification Drill.
Sooke Forum, a group of volunteer Sooke citizens, is organizing a public talk on Tuesday, January 29 , 7:00 pm at Edward Milne Community School to raise awareness about the survival of our Southern Resident Orcas.