AROUND TOWN: Non-profit events listing for June 20

Here's your list of community events in and around Greater Victoria

Thursdays – Free anxiety support group, sponsored by the Capital Mental Health Association, with Dr. Tom Lipinski, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bridge Centre, 125 Skinner St. For more information: CMHA, 250-389-1211.

June 23 – Camosun Community Association Family Fun Day & Picnic, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the former Richmond elementary grounds, 2780 Richmond Rd. Music, barbecue, Bowker Creek pennant-making workshop, face-painting, games and more.

June 23 – Summer So[u]lstice at Royal Oak Burial Park, 4673 Falaise Dr. in Saanich, with artist Paula Jardine and others, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stroll the grounds, enjoy live music, poetry and more. FMI:

June 23 – Award-winning Philippine choral group the Manila Chamber Singers perform for the benefit of the Philippine Bayanihan Cultural & Housing Society at First Metropolitan Church, 932 Balmoral Rd. at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 general admission. FMI:

June 23 & 24 – Third annual Jane Austen Tea, 1 to 4 p.m. in the English country garden beside the Starling Lane Winery, 5271 West Saanich Rd. Tickets: $15/adults; $9/children five to 12; free/under 5. Tickets, including traditional sandwiches, sweets, punch and unlimited tea, available at all Dig This locations, at and at the door until sold out. Entertainment, silent auction and more; traditional attire encouraged.

June 25 – Ladies’ Night at Evedar’s Bistro, 2829 Peatt Rd. in Langford from 6 to 9 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $20. Fashion Show by Baja Rosi’s, health & wellness tables, keynote speech by spiritual life coach Dar Mjaroff, and raffles with all proceeds going to the West Shore Food Bank. FMI: 250-391-8636.

June 30 – Blow-out garage sale, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bay United Church, corner of Granite and Mitchell streets. Furniture, household items, art, jewellery, toys and more. Thrift shop/annex closed until Sept. FMI: 250-598-5021 ext 0.

July 26 – Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour hosts Splash Serenade, an evening of fine dining and music in support of the 23rd annual Victoria Symphony Splash. Four-course dinner and a performance by the Victoria Symphony String Section led by Maestro Giuseppe Pietraroia. Tickets at or 250-385-6515.

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