Friday fundraiser at Victoria’s Burnside-Gorge centre benefits Mali students

Education program boosted with proceeds from musical event

An evening of African song, dance and storytelling at the Burnside Gorge Community Centre, 471 Cecelia Rd., is raising funds to help build a school in Bamako, Mali.

The event, on tonight (May 10) from 6:30 to 10 p.m., features performance by the Gettin’ Higher Choir, a silent auction, sales table and food. For more information about the project, visit and scroll down to education.