Christine van Reeuwyk

The crowds start to arrive shortly after 4 p.m. on Oak Bay Avenue.

Sunny skies shine on Oak Bay street market

The final market is Sept. 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. on Oak Bay Avenue

The crowds start to arrive shortly after 4 p.m. on Oak Bay Avenue.
Shanna Dance and Alexander Ferguson of Impulse Response perform Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Willows Park.

Follow Impulse Response to Willows Wednesday

Soul and pop funk collide in final free summer concert in the park

Shanna Dance and Alexander Ferguson of Impulse Response perform Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Willows Park.
Oak Bay’s new archivist

New Oak Bay archivist plans myriad projects

Plans to add community work to dedicated volunteer input

Oak Bay’s new archivist
Longtime Oak Bay resident and artist Terry McBride prepares for her second Bowker Creek Brush Up Aug. 14. She’ll be among the many artists set up along Bowker Creek between Oak Bay High and Hampshire Road from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Annual Brush Up parks best artists in one spot

12th annual art show and sale tends to draw thousands

Longtime Oak Bay resident and artist Terry McBride prepares for her second Bowker Creek Brush Up Aug. 14. She’ll be among the many artists set up along Bowker Creek between Oak Bay High and Hampshire Road from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tyler Commandeur and Jaxson Smith-Peterson of Beacon Hill Little League hold the B.C. flag right before opening ceremonies at Trico Field in Calgary.

National losses add up to exciting adventure

Young baseball player returns home with amazing memories from historic trip

Tyler Commandeur and Jaxson Smith-Peterson of Beacon Hill Little League hold the B.C. flag right before opening ceremonies at Trico Field in Calgary.
Coun. Hazel Braithwaite visits the cairn at Willows Beach. The cairns were donated by resident Marion Cummings.

Two hours leads to monumental trek

Enjoy a self-guided tour of Oak Bay's First Nations monuments

Coun. Hazel Braithwaite visits the cairn at Willows Beach. The cairns were donated by resident Marion Cummings.
Daniel Edler

UVic grad brings #icecreamtoyourdoor in #yyj

Daniel Edler creates 49 Below ice cream in a small kitchen off Oak Bay Avenue

Daniel Edler
The 1954 title Emily Carr as I Knew Her

Famed artist Emily Carr resurrected in print

Emily Carr As I Knew Her makes come back after decades

The 1954 title Emily Carr as I Knew Her
Coun. Tom Croft

Oak Bay survey gauges resident satisfaction

Request for Proposal issued to undertake a community satisfaction survey

Coun. Tom Croft
Hannah Stevens and Cameron Wallace sail to gold in the Open 420 category of the recent BC Summer Games.

Sailors, swimmers among the Island’s Games winners

Zone 6 tops medal count at the BC Summer Games in Abbotsford

Hannah Stevens and Cameron Wallace sail to gold in the Open 420 category of the recent BC Summer Games.
Janna Gisler and her 18-month old son Garon check out some Kindness Bells set to go out into Oak Bay parks at the start of August. The Fired Up! initiative to spread joy with random acts of music runs through to fall.

Ceramic bells spread sounds of kindness

Fired Up! makes 100 bells to spread joy across Greater Victoria

Janna Gisler and her 18-month old son Garon check out some Kindness Bells set to go out into Oak Bay parks at the start of August. The Fired Up! initiative to spread joy with random acts of music runs through to fall.
Jesse and Jaime Owens aim to make Oak Bay Avenue Hide + Seek Coffee like welcoming guests into their home.

Hide+Seek serves more than coffee

Knitting, pop-up galleries mark evenings on The Ave

Jesse and Jaime Owens aim to make Oak Bay Avenue Hide + Seek Coffee like welcoming guests into their home.

Police remind residents to lock it or lose it

Police leave note leave behind to remind drivers to keep vehicles secure

FUN Society camper Michka Makow marks down findings while camp leader  James Letkeman picks up trash during a Gonzales cleanup with the Greater Victoria Green Team.

FUN Society and Green Team tackle trash at Gonzales

FUN Society and Greater Victoria Green Team tackle trash at Gonzales

FUN Society camper Michka Makow marks down findings while camp leader  James Letkeman picks up trash during a Gonzales cleanup with the Greater Victoria Green Team.

Oak Bay seeks tax option as vacancy tool

Comprehensive strategy urged to address tight rental market and surging house prices

Submitted photo After a decade off the dance stage

Retired Oak Bay dancer finds new legs in theatre

Sarah Murphy-Dyson performs at Centennial Square Friday, July 29

Submitted photo After a decade off the dance stage
Thunder Defayette

Snacks an added incentive for teen summer reading

Greater Victoria Library program builds readership among teens and pre-teens

Thunder Defayette
The Opti dinghies with kids at the helm take off into the bay from the Royal Victoria Yacht Club.

Oak Bay sailing school inspires confidence

Royal Victoria Yacht Club shares passion for sailing with non-members

The Opti dinghies with kids at the helm take off into the bay from the Royal Victoria Yacht Club.
This year the Cycle of Life founder will tackle the 200 kilometre ride with a partner on a tandem bike to raise funds for Victoria Hospice. Submitted photo

Co-founder tackles tandem Cycle of Life Tour

Victoria Hospice takes over organization of fourth annual group fundraising event

This year the Cycle of Life founder will tackle the 200 kilometre ride with a partner on a tandem bike to raise funds for Victoria Hospice. Submitted photo
Fintan O’Brien performs with the family at Willow’s park. This summer he’ll bring his own songs for a July 27 concert.

Young O’Brien steps into the solo Willows spotlight

The Oak Bay Parks, Recreation and Culture summer concert series continues July 27

Fintan O’Brien performs with the family at Willow’s park. This summer he’ll bring his own songs for a July 27 concert.