OB Comunity News in Brief Feb. 16

Oak Bay High track team

flinging poo around

There’s a lot of money in that there, um, dung.

Oak Bay High’s track and field team is hosting its annual manure sale. A 16- to 18-kilogram bag of “high quality mix of compost and manure that has been well ground and mixed” can be had for $6 – or $25 for five bags.

Orders of five or more bags will be delivered to customers’ homes between Mar. 3 and 5. All orders must be received by Feb. 25.

For more information or to order call the school at 250-598-3361 or e-mail organizer Mike Sheffer at mwsheffer@hotmail.com.

Chat with a writer

Oak Bay Writers Group is hosting a book sale at Casey’s Market, 713 St. Patrick St. on Friday, Feb. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The public is welcome to come and speak to local writers Avis Rasmussen, Linda Foubister, Rosemary Cross and others. They’ll be talking about the writing life and offering their books for sale. Coffee and snacks will be available.

More than do-re-me

The Monterey Note-Ables, Oak Bay’s amateur song and dance troupe, hosts “Viva Oak Bay” in three shows over two weekends in April.

Made up of members age 55 to 90, the troupe has been working since early last fall on the musical revue.

Tickets for the shows, $10, will be on sale Mar. 21 to April 1 at Monterey recreation centre.