sock hop – tickets on sale now !!!

VLSCS Sock Hop postersock hop
with DJ Gwen Spinks

Get Your Tickets Today!
Space is limited.
$25 in advance. $30 at door.
Friday, September 27
Gorge Rd Legion, Victoria

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
Trafalgar Pro Patria Br 292
George Slater Auditorium
411 Gorge Rd E Victoria BC

  • Doors Open at 7:00 pm
  • Early Birds 1/2 Hr Jive Lesson with the Fabulous Gwen Spinks starts at 7:30 pm !!!
  • Upbeat Tunes from the 50s to Now !!!
  • Prizes for Best Poodle Skirt, Best Sideburns or Pompadour !!! Take a trip back to high school and Happy Days for inspiration.
  • Full Service Bar !!! Bar service from 7:00 pm. Last call at 11:30 pm. VLSCS will provide a few salty snacks, too.
  • Come Early for Dinner !!! If there is a Legion member in your party, consider enjoying the Legion’s Friday Dinner Specials beforehand, served in the main hall from 5:00-8:00 pm. Legion members may sign in up to four guests.
  • Donate Socks for Sandy Merriman House !!! Let’s fill a sock drawer !!!
    “Sandy Merriman provides emergency shelter for 25 women who are homeless. We use an inclusive definition of “woman” & “female” and welcome trans women, gender fluid and non-binary people. Guests receive safe shelter, meals, laundry & showers, support, referrals and advocacy, plus essentials including menstrual supplies, harm reduction and clothing. We offer a community lunch from 11:30-2 daily. Donations always needed.”
  • Free Parking, Bus Stop, Wheelchair Accessible !!! City buses stop right out front. There is a large parking lot in the rear. Elevator just to the right inside the rear entrance.

Get tickets by mail: For a limited time you may purchase tickets by mail.
Send a cheque made out to:

vlscs Victoria Lesbian Seniors Care SocietyVictoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society
Box 39022 James Bay PO
Victoria BC  V8V 4X8

Open Mic

WOMEN’S OPEN MIC

MUSICIANS, SINGERS, POETS, COMICS, WRITERS
WHAT’S YOUR PASSION?

ADVANCE SIGNUP: thewestshore@vlscs.ca

COME OUT TO ENJOY AN AMAZING EVENING OF FEMALE TALENT!!!
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
6:00 – 8:00 PM
SERIOUS COFFEE MILLSTREAM VILLAGE
2401G MILLSTREAM RD #101

VLSCS Open Mic poster

August on the Westshore

“August of another summer, and once again I am drinking the sun.”― Mary Oliver, Felicity

The Westshore rainbow swirl LOGO - Amazing Women of VLSCS!

While the rest of the amazing women of VLSCS take it easy, The Westshore cranks it up!  

TAYLOR BEACH PICNIC
AUGUST 8, 3:30-8:30 PM
TAYLOR ROAD (OFF METCHOSIN/WM HEAD ROADS)
                    

Sun, fun, swim, beach, picnic. Bring a picnic basket with an item to share, beach blanket and/or beach umbrella, sunblock, hat, bathing suit. Yes, there may be a bathing suit competition. Need a ride to Taylor Beach: Meet from 3:00 – 3:30 pm at Serious Cafe Millstream for a ride (let us know in advance for ride or rideshare) or meet us at the beach. From Metchosin/William Head Road turn east on Taylor Road to Taylor Beach. There is bus service with a 5-minute walk to the beach. Yahoo, it’s summertime!

FULL MOON PARTY & POTLUCK
AUGUST 15, 3:00 – 9:00 PM
HIDDEN VALLEY CLUBHOUSE, 2500 FLORENCE LAKE RD

Who doesn’t love a party? Pool, lawn darts, yard games. Music—bring your favourite womyn’s album or CD to amplify our selection. Bocce ball, croquet, corn hole? Bring your set and we’ll play what you play! Bring a summer dish to share. Potluck!
Here’s how to get to the Hidden Valley Clubhouse: from Millstream Rd turn west on to McCallum Rd, continue past Costco, turn right on Florence Lake Rd. Enter Hidden Valley Mobile Home Park and continue straight ahead to the parking lot on left.

WOMEN’S OPEN MIC NIGHT
AUGUST 22, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
SERIOUS CAFE, 2401G MILLSTREAM VILLAGE
Musicians, Singers, Dancers, Poets, Comics, Mimes What’s your talent? Advanced signup: thewestshore@vlscs.ca An evening of fun entertainment at the Not-Too-Serious Cafe.

WESTSHORE COFFEE TALK
AUGUST 29, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
SERIOUS CAFE, 2401G MILLSTREAM VILLAGE
The very popular Westshore Coffee Talk welcomes women of all ages to this lesbian-oriented cafe. Women new to the community and/or new to a lesbian lifestyle are always warmly received. Lots of parking and nearby bus service. Talk, laugh, make social connections, get out of the house, be part of the community. Yes!