Oak Bay community happenings

Friends of Brighton Avenue Walkway in Oak Bay are attempting to rid the walkway of invasive ivy.

Help beautify Oak Bay

The Friends of Brighton Avenue Walkway in Oak Bay are attempting to rid the walkway of invasive ivy.

Bring gloves, secateurs and loppers if you have them, and meet on the walkway between St. David Street and Transit Avenue on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The ivy pull is a healthy outdoor volunteer opportunity to beautify the community.

Call 250-475-4412 for more information.

Oak Leaves Bazaar offers bargains

The Oak Leaves Bazaar is this Saturday (Oct. 20) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  at the Monterey Recreation Centre in Oak Bay.

There will be plenty of knitwear, sewing, attic treasures, baking, jewlery, pictures, books, records, Christmas decorations, puzzles, games and plants.

Please bring your own bags. Refreshments will be available.

All Bazaar proceeds go to the Oak Bay Seniors’ Activity Association.

The Monterey Recreation Centre is located at 1442 Monterey Ave.

 

Broom bash at Uplands Park

Frolic in Uplands Park by bringing your family, tools (loppers and clippers) and gloves to join in the fun of weeding out Scotch broom, ivy and daphne this weekend.

Participants meet on Beach Drive at the entrance to Cattle Point to sign in at the information and registration table.

The event happens Saturday (Oct 20) and Sunday (Oct. 21) from 1 to 4 p.m. each day.

Please call Margaret Lidkea at 250-595-8084 for more information.