Sidney Sister Cities annual calendar is out

Seventh annual Sidney calendar a fundraiser for the Association

The new Sidney calendars are out.

Only found in stores in Sidney — primarily at Tanner’s Books on Beacon Avenue — the Sidney Sister Cities Association annual calendars feature the work of 18 amateur photographers. Bob McLure, Chair of the Association’s Calendar Committee, said they receives more than 340 photographs when they put their call out back in mid-April.

The new calendars — some 1,000 of them — for 2018 hit the streets this week and will be followed very soon, McLure said, by some 4,000 postcards and another 500 desk calendars. He added they are one of the best sellers among calendars available at Tanner’s Books.

McLure said the photos on the eight post cards available, are different images than those included in the calendars. Front cover on the wall calendars was earned by local amateur photographer Daniel Brimacombe. He also got the month of September, said McLure.

The selected photos, McLure continued, will be compiled and shown on the Town of Sidney and Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula websites.

This is the seventh year for the Association’s calendars. They are a fundraiser for the organization and they use the money raised to help pay for student visits to the three Sidney sister cities: Anacortes, Washington State, Niimi, Japan, and Cairns, Australia.

Just Posted

City grants 10-year tax ‘holiday’ for luxury condo building

$5.4-million tax break will offset Custom House heritage redevelopment

Celebrating the heroic dogs of Saanich past

Cedar Hill exhibit features great dogs of history

Victoria council denies 44-unit building after tie vote

Proposed rental development on Burdett Avenue divides City and residents

Crash at Tillicum Centre breaks traffic signal

Emergency crews on scene, avoid the area

Gas tax cash helps Victoria reach funding threshold for Crystal Pool

$69-million project won’t go to referendum if cost covered by three levels of government

Therapy dogs make appearance at B.C. Games

The St. John’s Ambulance therapy dog program launches a pilot project at the 2018 Kamloops B.C. Winter Games

Czechmate: Canada wins men’s Olympic hockey bronze

Vernon’s Andrew Ebbett scores twice as Canada beats Czech Republic 6-4

Canucks fold 5-3 in first ever trip to Vegas

Daniel Sedin had two points as Canucks fall to the Golden Knights Friday night

That’s a wrap: B.C. Games results after Day 1

Vancouver-Coastal Zone 5 is in the lead for medals Friday at the Kamloops 2018 B.C. Winter Games

Sticking the landing at the B.C. Games

Gymnasts talk competition, B.C. Winter Games, and teamwork in Kamloops

$153M in federal cash to fund child care, education training in B.C.

Bilateral agreement will create 1,370 new infant and toddler spaces

A B.C. woman talks her life in the sex trade

A view into the life from one Kelowna prostitute and the issues it can cause for women

Twitter feed prays for — instead of preying on — B.C. MLAs

Non-partisan Christian group wants to support politicians through personalized prayer

BC Ferries report net loss of $14.8 million in third quarter

CEO assures public it’s smooth sailing, advises of new ‘fare initiatives’

Most Read