Grand Opening of Sooke’s Souki Sushi Tomorrow

Sorry for the late notice, but I just found out about this a few minutes ago! Not to be missed, local chef extraordinaire Kari Osselton’s newest endeavour, Souki Sushi, is hosting a grand opening celebration tomorrow, Saturday, June 6. Souki Sushi is located in the courtyard of my favourite coffee house in Sooke, The StickContinue reading “Grand Opening of Sooke’s Souki Sushi Tomorrow”

Sooke’s SEAPARC Arena and Pool Expansion/Renovation

We’re lucky in Sooke to have such a nice facility for recreation as the SEAPARC (Sooke and Electoral Area Parks And Recreation Commission) arena and pool. The facility, located on Philips road just off Sooke Road is modern, clean, and a great value. Since moving to Sooke almost 4 years ago, I’ve enjoyed the poolContinue reading “Sooke’s SEAPARC Arena and Pool Expansion/Renovation”

A Free Night At The Sooke Harbour House!

Have you ever been out for dinner at a really nice restaurant, and after finishing that glass of robust red wine thought “If only I didn’t have to drive home I could enjoy another glass or two of wine!”? Well, now you can. The world-famous Sooke Harbour House has a promotion on right now whereContinue reading “A Free Night At The Sooke Harbour House!”

Sooke Events: Shirley Valentine and Sooke Eco-Fest

April 17th and 18th: Shirley Valentine comes to Sooke. Shirley Valentine is a one-woman play about a bored, empty-nest English housewife who dreams of a land far away under the sun where she might let her once vivacious, passionate self shine through. One day, out of the blue, she’s offered the chance to take aContinue reading “Sooke Events: Shirley Valentine and Sooke Eco-Fest”

Running, Jogging, and Walking in Sooke

I’d been meaning to write about this for a while, but my post about Fresh Fitness last week attracted a comment from reader Jenna K about good places to run in Sooke, and approximate distances. I’m back in training. I’ve been an avid runner for the past couple years, coming from a point where IContinue reading “Running, Jogging, and Walking in Sooke”

Gym in Sooke – The Fresh Fitness Company

Perhaps a little late for a New Year’s resolution, but it’s never too late to begin to change your lifestyle to achieve greater health and fitness. Have you joined other fitness facilities with good intentions to keep up a regular workout, and then fallen off the wagon into a rut? Do you dread going toContinue reading “Gym in Sooke – The Fresh Fitness Company”

Santa is Adventurous in Sooke: Santa SWIM this Saturday!

I just found out about this via the Kids In Victoria forums, so details are a little sparse. This Saturday, December 20th, 2008 you can swim with Scuba Santa at the SEAPARC recreation complex in Sooke from 1 until 3. There will be games to play and prizes to be won. I had no ideaContinue reading “Santa is Adventurous in Sooke: Santa SWIM this Saturday!”

Sooke Santa Skate Postponed – Now On Dec 21, 2008

Much to my surprise, I arrived at the SEAPARC arena yesterday to set up for the Sooke Santa Skate and no one else from the office was there. Apparently, the arena had trouble getting staff there because of the snow on Saturday night and Santa had difficulty getting there too. So, the skate is nowContinue reading “Sooke Santa Skate Postponed – Now On Dec 21, 2008”

Friday Morning Link Fest – Christmas, Etc. Edition

That’s right, folks, it’s a link fest. I don’t think I’ve ever actually done one, and I’m not sure why. I read lots of stuff online and I really should share more with you. HMCS Rudolph: The 21st annual navy lighting contest gets underway tonight at CFB Esquimalt. Protecteur, Winnipeg and Algonquin will be partContinue reading “Friday Morning Link Fest – Christmas, Etc. Edition”

Victoria-area Christmas Activities: Sooke Santa Skate

The Sooke Branch of Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty and SEAPARC are proud to once again be hosting the Sooke Santa Skate, which takes place this Sunday, December 14th, 21st (changed date), 2008 from 2:00-3:30 at the SEAPARC Leisure Complex. The event is free by donation of a non-perishible food item, toy, or cash toContinue reading “Victoria-area Christmas Activities: Sooke Santa Skate”