The Metchosin Minute: events listing for May

Find out what's happening around the district this month

Applications ongoing

Applications for bursaries are being accepted by the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts from now through May 15. Both practicing Canadian artists and young artists are being considered. Anyone interested in applying for one of the most prestigious arts workshops in the west can go to for more information.

May 18, 7 p.m.

The Association for the Protection of Rural Metchosin hosts a regular meeting at the Metchosin Community House. Both members and the interested public are welcome to attend.

May 19, 7 p.m.

Dr. Tom Pedersen, professor of paleoclimatology & marine geochemistry at the University of Victoria and member of the B.C. Climate Leadership Forum presents and leads a discussion on Climate Change as part of the Metchosin Community Association Speakers Series. Metchosin Community House at 7 p.m.

May 20, 7 p.m.

Bijoux de Bayou – Cajun and Zydeco return to the Metchosin Band Wagon, at the Metchosin Golf Course at 4100 Metchosin Rd. A $5 donation at the door goes to the musicians.

May 28 and 29

The annual Mighty Garage Sale returns, with all proceeds going to the Metchosin Community Association.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. enjoy one of the biggest garage sales in Greater Victoria in and around the Metchosin Community House at 4430 Happy Valley Rd.

May 29 at 7 p.m.

Long-time radio host, journalist and former Green Party candidate Jo-Ann Roberts speaks at the Metchosin Foundation annual general meeting at St. Mary’s Church. For more information visit

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