OUT AND ABOUT: Plus-size fashion is cool at Curvalicious Boutique

Christine Scott and Shelley Westwood bring word from the streets of the West Shore

With the extended spring break over and everyone getting back into the swing of things, there is some exciting movement on the West Shore.

Curvalicious Boutique will be moving in at Unit 109-751 Goldstream Ave., in place of Sheer Lingerie, which will take up its new location at Uptown. Curvalicious offers plus-sized ladies a unique boutique experience. They will also be offering their studio before and after business hours, offering a variety of activities from yoga to dance and even burlesque, taught by certified instructors. Be sure to drop by and say hello when they open on April 1.

Dwight School Canada invites you to attend an open house on April 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the ICE (Island Centre of Excellence) facility, 2657 Wilfert Rd. in Colwood, to learn about their new Westshore Middle School campus. Dwight has entered into a partnership with ICE Victoria to offer an innovative and exciting educational program for students in Grades 6 to 8, with a focus on inquiry based active learning, character development, physical pursuits, and innovative education.

Scheduled to open in September 2015, the school welcomes visitors to tour their new facility and learn about their integrative approach for middle year students.

The Westshore Chamber of Commerce is hosting its monthly member mixer on Wednesday, April 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the new Spirit Bay development 4901 East Sooke Rd. in Metchosin. This is an opportunity to network and meet with business and community leaders and enjoy appies, drinks, prizes and more. Non-members are welcome at a cost of $15 at the door.

On Saturday, April 4 the Kinette Club of Juan de Fuca (Victoria) will host its 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt. The start time is 10 a.m. at the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, in the grassy area behind the library. Donations will be accepted for cystic fibrosis research; all donors receive a treat bag.

And from April 8 to 19, the Federation of Canadian Artists will be stage its spring juried exhibition at the Coast Collective Art Centre. For more information call 250-391-5522 or visit coastcollective.ca.

Does your business or organization have a story to tell? Contact Christine Scott at cscott@goldstreamgazette.com or Shelley Westwood at swestwood @goldstreamgazette.com with the details.