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

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

May 26 – Mount Tolmie-area Block Watch groups are invited for a joint meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Aidan’s Church, Room 2C/D, 3703 St. Aidan’s St. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Mustard Seed Food Bank. Email lesleyrae@shaw.ca to confirm attendance.

May 26 – Spring fling at St. George’s Church, Cadboro Bay Village, 3909 St George’s Lane at Maynard St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Barbecue, kids games, silent auctions, food vendors.

May 26 – Mount St. Mary Shred-a-Thon fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. By donation – bring all your outdated documents to shred to 861 Fairfield Rd.

May 26 – Royal Canadian Legion Dominion 8 Ball Tournament Dine & Dance Party at Britannia Legion, 780 Summit Ave., 5 p.m. to closing.

May 26 & 27 – Mount Tolmie Studio Tour, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Maps at mtstudiotour.ca, at the Nellie McClung Library, and the Cedar Hill and Gordon Head rec centres.

May 27 – 16th annual Teeing it up for Victoria Hospice charity golf tournament at Olympic View Golf Club. See golf4hospice.ca.

May 29 – The Saanich Emergency Program hosts a free preparedness session for Saanich residents, 7 to 9 p.m. at Commonwealth Place. Register early at 250-475-7600 (Course #470012).