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Keelin Roland-Taylor shows off her lantern in advance of last year's Esquimalt Lantern Festival. This weekend

Weekend concert will raise funds for Esquimalt Lantern Festival

Festival organizers test-driving new fundraising idea

Keelin Roland-Taylor shows off her lantern in advance of last year's Esquimalt Lantern Festival. This weekend
Raphael Shanna

Shouldering the load during Partnership Walk

Annual fundraiser event aims to fight global poverty

Raphael Shanna

Mutts in spotlight at Greater Victoria SPCA fundraiser

Bring down your special pooch for a chance to win prizes and help the cause

Poignant candlelight vigil in Esquimalt to honour veterans

God's Acre Veterans' Cemetery will play host to evening service

Child and youth counselling in Victoria given boost

B.C. Families in Transition receives grant for child and teen counselling programs

Olive Buckingham enjoys tea in the dining room at Butchart Gardens on Thursday afternoon to celebrate her 100th birthday. The former employee

Former employee celebrates 100th birthday at Butchart Gardens

Olive Buckingham celebrates her birthday at Central Saanich attraction

Olive Buckingham enjoys tea in the dining room at Butchart Gardens on Thursday afternoon to celebrate her 100th birthday. The former employee
Psychic Andrea Zonnis flips tarot cards in her studio on Belmont Street. She is organizing this weekend’s Energy Expo in James Bay.

Victoria’s Energy Expo continues to grow

Psychics, shamans and other mystical practitioners on hand in James Bay this weekend

Psychic Andrea Zonnis flips tarot cards in her studio on Belmont Street. She is organizing this weekend’s Energy Expo in James Bay.

Celebrate the ocean at festival in Esquimalt

Free event also a fundraiser for nature house at Esquimalt Gorge Park

Buttercup the skateboarding English bulldog will show off his talents this weekend at the Pet Expo at Pearkes rec centre.

Pet Expo weekend at Pearkes arena

Featuring racing wiener dogs and a skateboarding bulldog, the Vancouver Island Pet Expo launches this weekend

Buttercup the skateboarding English bulldog will show off his talents this weekend at the Pet Expo at Pearkes rec centre.

Esquimalt voice needed on Victoria police board

Longtime board member stepping down at the end of June

AROUND TOWN: Community news, calendar listings as of May 25

Find a variety of non-profit and community events around the region

Victoria police Const. Mike Russell

Bike to Work next week in Greater Victoria

Cyclists win most Commuter Challenge matchups especially from West Shore

Victoria police Const. Mike Russell
Markus Mikey III

Giving Greater Victoria kids a Jumpstart on an active lifestyle

Charity raises funds to help local families get into recreation

Markus Mikey III

Dog guide fundraiser walk happens Sunday

Annual event leaves from Ogden Point, dogs are welcome

Shred-a-thon benefits Mount St. Mary foundation

Public invited to bring down confidential documents to be shredded

Missing children’s day mass celebrated in Esquimalt

Service to mark national Missing Children's Day and Green Ribbon of Hope month

Fundraising is underway to pay for a new outdoor classroom and pedestrian walkway at Macaulay elementary. Tina Neale

Metal = money for Esquimalt elementary school

Macaulay looking for scrap donations to help build outdoor amenities

Fundraising is underway to pay for a new outdoor classroom and pedestrian walkway at Macaulay elementary. Tina Neale
Scooter riders Dee Heeley

Scooters on parade in Victoria

Mobility scooter riders get a chance to demonstrate annoying obstacles that create challenges for them daily

Scooter riders Dee Heeley
Esquimalt resident Robert Ganton watches a bus go by on Burnside Road. He is collecting names on a petition asking B.C. Transit to allow leashed dogs

Bus rider seeks dog-friendly transit for Greater Victoria

Campaign aims to convince B.C. Transit to change policy

Esquimalt resident Robert Ganton watches a bus go by on Burnside Road. He is collecting names on a petition asking B.C. Transit to allow leashed dogs
Esquimalt residents Shirley Peters

Esquimalt shines through photos

New exhibition on in tandem with Victoria News contest

Esquimalt residents Shirley Peters