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November, 2010:

Twitter Updates for 2010-11-26

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Victoria Events for December 2010 Monthly Summary

Welcome to our Monthly Update this is our regular update with the highlights of the upcoming month. In addition to the regular markets, the musical events, we add a major events and those recurring events starting this month.

Special Days and Holidays

25 – Christmas
31 – New Years Eve

Events
Well the end of November has Christmas season in full swing. The trio of fundraising events in the Inner harbour has Bear Wear at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Festival of Trees at the Empress, and Gingerbread House Showcase at Inn at Laurel Point.

Free movies return to the Delta Ocean Point with the Christmas Starlight Cinema at 6PM Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting Nov 30th.

We also star lighting the town with the Christmas Lights at Centennial Square on the 26thSaanich municipal Hall on the 27th, the Provincial Legislature on Dec 2nd.

Downtown Victoria will be hoping thanks to the Downtown Victoria Business Association with Free Parkade and Free Trolley Rides on Saturdays until December 18th.While we’re talking free rides, the Langford Trolley runs 7 days a week to make getting around to events and shopping a little easier.

The Victoria Harbour Ferries return with their Santa Ballet for the season as well until December 18th.

Saturday December 4th will have wall to wall event at Market Square through the day. The Music will be provided by Island Ukulele Players from 11:30 to 12:30 and Tuba Christmas from 1-3PM. As the sun goes down the lights come on with the Lighted Truck Parade starting at Ogden Point and heading up Government Street and the Lighted Ship Parade follows in the Inner Habour. The truck parade will continue up Douglas and head to Langford where it will pass Vetrans Memorial Park after Langford’s Holiday Light Up at 7:30 PM.

Greater Victoria Concert Band will bring more music to Market Square on December 11th.

Lunchtime music comes to City Hall with Caroling Week Decemeber 6,7,8,20 at Noon.

Come see Santa on a Fire Truck at City Centre Park in Langford for the West Shore Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Festival of Lights Fire Truck Parade from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m on December 19th.

And that will lead up to the merriment of Christmas, the madness of Boxing Day. And we’ll be back in time to tell you about all the great New Years events that will launch us into 2011.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Meetup Victoria…

Twitter Updates for 2010-11-25

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Twitter Updates for 2010-11-25

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Twitter Updates for 2010-11-24

  • 6AM update from Victoria School District. All schools open buses will be running as scheduled #yyj #yyjsnow http://bit.ly/gqvQA6 #
  • 0640 update from @bc_transit No service changes to report at this time. http://bit.ly/hIKiuv #yyj #yyjsnow #
  • RT @BC_Transit Good morning. All BC Transit routes in Victoria are open. We'll keep you updated on any changes. #bctransit #yyj #
  • RT @alferraby Saanich Police and City of Victoria report good winter driving conditions.watch for slippery sections #yyj #
  • We now return to our regular programming… more fun, free stuff to keep you busy… #
  • Since you probably dug our your mittens – keep them handy for the Parade on 5:30 Saturday http://bit.ly/emQB6W #yyj #christmas #
  • West Shore Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Festival of Lights Fire Truck Parade http://bit.ly/dLN3WJ #yyj #
  • Christmas events on the Westshore… Check the Trolley Schedule: http://bit.ly/fpS2CD #yyj #
  • RT @TheQdotFM Snowfall Warning issued for Thurs AM for south coast including Greater Victoria, should turn to rain later that day.. #yyj #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-11-23

  • RT @harbourliving: Ladysmith Festival of Lights Nov25. A lovely town transforms into a magical Christmas scene. http://ow.ly/3aWQY #
  • #psa RT @saanichnews2 Saanich Police recommend people avoid travelling "at all costs" in the snow until works crews can sand the roads. #yyj #
  • RT @VibrantVictoria: BC Transit updates list of bus routes impacted due to winter weather conditions http://bit.ly/ckKO9F #yyj #psa #
  • #psa RT @BCFerries Due to extreme weather conditions, we anticipate possible sailing delays or cancellations. http://tl.gd/73uipf #
  • All Public Schools remain open, Sooke dismissing early (via @cfax1070) http://bit.ly/gPnoOd #yyj #yyjsnow #psa #
  • RT @landsharkz #yyj #camosun closed at 1pm today both campuses. no classes this afternoon or this evening. #
  • #psa Major Ferry routes appear to be on time according to @bcferries website, SWB terminal mostly clear of snow #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • RT @theqdotfm: 3 car MVI on offramp from Hwy 1 southbound towards Silver City #yyj #traffic -SKJ #
  • RT @esquimaltmfrc: Looks like the Base is letting people go home. Traffic jam on Esquimalt Rd heading towards Admirals Rd. #yyj #traffic #
  • #psa RT @vicpdcanada: If you've arrived home stay home. If you haven't left the office yet, stay and wait for the roads to clear up. #yyj #
  • RT @westcoast_dave Hear Hear! RT @DanPollock: Now would be a great time to use @BC_Transit for updates. #yyj #gov20 #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • If your stuck downtown: RT @silkroadtea: Feeling chilly? Remember, free 8oz cups of Japanese Cherry #Tea & Hot Chocolate all day today #yyj #
  • 1PM update from SD61 all Victoria schools remain open some early bus runs this afternoon. http://sd61.bc.ca #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • Sooke school buses will be 1hr early this afternoon, afternoon kindergarden is cancelled http://www.sd62.bc.ca/ #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • update from @bc_transit via @cfax1070 http://www.cfax1070.com/newsstory.php?newsId=16246 #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • For the benefit of those who don't have full web access – here are the individual @bc_transit updates….
    #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.11- unable to service Cowper/Dishart loop #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.21 – unable to service Viaduct #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.27/28 – Begbie closed between Elford & Belmont #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.28 – unable to service Ash Rd. Hill – Detouring via: Tyndal, Kenmore #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.39 – unable to service Royal Roads University #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.53 – unable to service this route #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.54/55 – unable to service Duke, Sandgate, Taurus loop #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.66 – unable to service this route #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.59 – Triangle Mountain portion cancelled – buses detouring via: Jacklin, Sooke, Vet Mem Pkwy to Latoria. #yyj #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.52 – Unable to service Lagoon, Milburn, Ocean loop and Triangle Mountain #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.24 – Parklands loop cancelled #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • RT @harbourairltd: Flight delays and cancellation happening today due to snow on the Island. For up-to date info http://bit.ly/aqsHTw #yyj #
  • Not really – but when the hashtag sticks you kinda go with it… RT @Jamiezero #yyjsnowpocalypse really its that bad out there? #
  • RT @gvpl Due to poor weather conditions, all GVPL Branches will close at 3pm today. We hope to be open tomorrow… #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • Road closures (via @cfax1070) http://bit.ly/go4gbQ #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • #yyj #traffic closures Pandora Ave at chambers St.
    Chambers St at Balmoral Rd .
    Rebecca St at Mason St .
    Balmoral Rd at Camosun St #
  • #yyj #traffic closures
    Cook St at Grant St .
    Pandora Ave at Chambers St .
    Caledonia St between Blanshard St and Douglas St. #
  • Snowfall warning issued 1:41 today http://bit.ly/hCpkRg A further 5 to 10 cm is possible #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt27 #rt28 – Begbie between Elfort and Belmont is now re-opened #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt70 #rt71 #rt72 #rt73 #rt75 – unable to use Blanshard – Detouring via Douglas #yyj #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt63 – unable to service #
  • RT @BCFerries Mill Bay ferry is running 22 minutes late due to strong Northerly winds. #yyj #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt22 – Wilkinson closed between Burnside & Helmcken #
  • Keep an eye on the School Websites for any closures http://sd61.bc.ca http://sd62.bc.ca http://sd63.bc.ca #yyj #yyjsnow #
  • RT @BC_Transit Goodnight all, back at 800am. Cust. alerts with any changes on http://www.bctransit.com. Info Line open 1hr early 530am. #yyj #
  • RT @BCFerries Update as of 7:13 pm: Please be advised that the Queen of Capilano is currently operating 40 minutes behind schedule. #yyj #
  • RT @BCFerries Mill Bay ferry is suspending service for the evening due to severe weather. Service will hopefully resume 7:30am Tues #yyj #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-11-23

  • RT @harbourliving: Ladysmith Festival of Lights Nov25. A lovely town transforms into a magical Christmas scene. http://ow.ly/3aWQY #
  • #psa RT @saanichnews2 Saanich Police recommend people avoid travelling "at all costs" in the snow until works crews can sand the roads. #yyj #
  • RT @VibrantVictoria: BC Transit updates list of bus routes impacted due to winter weather conditions http://bit.ly/ckKO9F #yyj #psa #
  • #psa RT @BCFerries Due to extreme weather conditions, we anticipate possible sailing delays or cancellations. http://tl.gd/73uipf #
  • All Public Schools remain open, Sooke dismissing early (via @cfax1070) http://bit.ly/gPnoOd #yyj #yyjsnow #psa #
  • RT @landsharkz #yyj #camosun closed at 1pm today both campuses. no classes this afternoon or this evening. #
  • #psa Major Ferry routes appear to be on time according to @bcferries website, SWB terminal mostly clear of snow #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • RT @theqdotfm: 3 car MVI on offramp from Hwy 1 southbound towards Silver City #yyj #traffic -SKJ #
  • RT @esquimaltmfrc: Looks like the Base is letting people go home. Traffic jam on Esquimalt Rd heading towards Admirals Rd. #yyj #traffic #
  • #psa RT @vicpdcanada: If you've arrived home stay home. If you haven't left the office yet, stay and wait for the roads to clear up. #yyj #
  • RT @westcoast_dave Hear Hear! RT @DanPollock: Now would be a great time to use @BC_Transit for updates. #yyj #gov20 #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • If your stuck downtown: RT @silkroadtea: Feeling chilly? Remember, free 8oz cups of Japanese Cherry #Tea & Hot Chocolate all day today #yyj #
  • 1PM update from SD61 all Victoria schools remain open some early bus runs this afternoon. http://sd61.bc.ca #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • Sooke school buses will be 1hr early this afternoon, afternoon kindergarden is cancelled http://www.sd62.bc.ca/ #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • update from @bc_transit via @cfax1070 http://www.cfax1070.com/newsstory.php?newsId=16246 #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • For the benefit of those who don't have full web access – here are the individual @bc_transit updates….
    #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.11- unable to service Cowper/Dishart loop #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.21 – unable to service Viaduct #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.27/28 – Begbie closed between Elford & Belmont #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.28 – unable to service Ash Rd. Hill – Detouring via: Tyndal, Kenmore #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.39 – unable to service Royal Roads University #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.53 – unable to service this route #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.54/55 – unable to service Duke, Sandgate, Taurus loop #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.66 – unable to service this route #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.59 – Triangle Mountain portion cancelled – buses detouring via: Jacklin, Sooke, Vet Mem Pkwy to Latoria. #yyj #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.52 – Unable to service Lagoon, Milburn, Ocean loop and Triangle Mountain #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • from @bc_transit Rte.24 – Parklands loop cancelled #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • RT @harbourairltd: Flight delays and cancellation happening today due to snow on the Island. For up-to date info http://bit.ly/aqsHTw #yyj #
  • Not really – but when the hashtag sticks you kinda go with it… RT @Jamiezero #yyjsnowpocalypse really its that bad out there? #
  • RT @gvpl Due to poor weather conditions, all GVPL Branches will close at 3pm today. We hope to be open tomorrow… #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • Road closures (via @cfax1070) http://bit.ly/go4gbQ #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • #yyj #traffic closures Pandora Ave at chambers St.
    Chambers St at Balmoral Rd .
    Rebecca St at Mason St .
    Balmoral Rd at Camosun St #
  • #yyj #traffic closures
    Cook St at Grant St .
    Pandora Ave at Chambers St .
    Caledonia St between Blanshard St and Douglas St. #
  • Snowfall warning issued 1:41 today http://bit.ly/hCpkRg A further 5 to 10 cm is possible #yyj #yyjsnowpocalypse #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt27 #rt28 – Begbie between Elfort and Belmont is now re-opened #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt70 #rt71 #rt72 #rt73 #rt75 – unable to use Blanshard – Detouring via Douglas #yyj #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt63 – unable to service #
  • RT @BCFerries Mill Bay ferry is running 22 minutes late due to strong Northerly winds. #yyj #
  • RT @BC_Transit #bctransit #yyj #rt22 – Wilkinson closed between Burnside & Helmcken #
  • Keep an eye on the School Websites for any closures http://sd61.bc.ca http://sd62.bc.ca http://sd63.bc.ca #yyj #yyjsnow #
  • RT @BC_Transit Goodnight all, back at 800am. Cust. alerts with any changes on http://www.bctransit.com. Info Line open 1hr early 530am. #yyj #
  • RT @BCFerries Update as of 7:13 pm: Please be advised that the Queen of Capilano is currently operating 40 minutes behind schedule. #yyj #
  • RT @BCFerries Mill Bay ferry is suspending service for the evening due to severe weather. Service will hopefully resume 7:30am Tues #yyj #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-11-22

  • In for a couple of cold days, should help get you into events starting this week. Trees on Thurs, Gingerbread on Fri, Santa on Sat. #yyj #
  • And Central open 1-5 today RT @gvpl November snowfall in #yyj !? GVPL's got you covered with these book about snowshoes: http://ow.ly/3cOlU #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-11-22

  • In for a couple of cold days, should help get you into events starting this week. Trees on Thurs, Gingerbread on Fri, Santa on Sat. #yyj #
  • And Central open 1-5 today RT @gvpl November snowfall in #yyj !? GVPL's got you covered with these book about snowshoes: http://ow.ly/3cOlU #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-11-21

  • RT @SusanJones: #yyj Santa's Light Parade Nov 27, 2010 5:30 PM bring food items for the Mustard Seed Food Bank #victorianews #yyjnews #

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