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Gordon Head students launch penny drive

Students at Gordon Head middle school are launching a penny drive in support of the Free the Children charity.

Students are asking people to bring in their pennies and any other coins and cash on Friday, Feb. 8 during school hours.

The money will go toward Free the Children projects that involve improving drinking water in developing nations.

Gordon Head middle school is at 1671 Kenmore Rd. To drop off money at a different time, call the school at 250-477-1855.

Photographer Paul Nicklen speaks Wednesday at UVic

One of the world’s best wildlife photographers is speaking tonight (Feb. 6) at the University of Victoria.

National Geographic photographer and University of Victoria alumnus (1990) Paul Nicklen will speak about his “polar obsession” in the Farquhar auditorium, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The talk is free but seating is reserved. Call 250-721-8480 or visit tickets.uvic.ca.

President’s lecture helps celebrate UVic 50th

Author, composer and poet Anne Michaels is speaking at the University of Victoria on Feb. 18, 7p.m. at the Farquhar auditorium.

Her talk, The Mystery of Wood, focuses on the responsibilities of fiction when it is deeply engaged with historical events.

The event is free but tickets must be reserved in advance, Call 250-721-8480 or see auditorium.uvic.ca.

 

Gordon Head students

launch penny drive

Students at Gordon Head middle school are launching a penny drive in support of the Free the Children charity.

Students are asking people to bring in their pennies and any other coins and cash on Friday, Feb. 8 during school hours.

The money will go toward Free the Children projects that involve improving drinking water in developing nations.

Gordon Head middle school is at 1671 Kenmore Rd. To drop off money at a different time, call the school at 250-477-1855.

Photographer Paul Nicklen speaks tonight at UVic

One of the world’s best wildlife photographers is speaking tonight (Feb. 6) at the University of Victoria.

National Geographic photographer and University of Victoria alumnus (1990) Paul Nicklen will speak about his “polar obsession” in the Farquhar auditorium, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The talk is free but seating is reserved. Call 250-721-8480 or visit tickets.uvic.ca.

President’s lecture helps celebrate UVic 50th

Author, composer and poet Anne Michaels is speaking at the University of Victoria on Feb. 18, 7p.m. at the Farquhar auditorium.

Her talk, The Mystery of Wood, focuses on the responsibilities of fiction when it is deeply engaged with historical events.

The event is free but tickets must be reserved in advance, Call 250-721-8480 or see auditorium.uvic.ca.

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