Revisiting the Planet Earth Party: A Sooke Region Earth Day Celebration. The majority of these photos are courtesy of Jack Most from Sooke’s The Most In Photography. Thank you Jack and to all our attendees, exhibitors, musicians, food-truck vendors and hard-working volunteers.
Coordinator Marlene Barry, a true force of nature who took Phoebe Dunbar’s advice to ‘think big’ seriously and led the team sailing onwards.
Hand-painted zero waste event signage
Volunteers from the Sooke branch of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets did some heavy lifting during the set-up
Busy and fun times at Save Our Coast – Sooke’s orca and salmon paint-in booth
Outdoors: Enjoying music on a warm and sunny Earth Day 2018
Outdoors on Eustace Street with the Victoria EV Club.
Transition Sooke’s Pesticide Education Group table
Project HOWL’s Chloe and Finn Unger
Opening comments from Marlene Barry, Transition Sooke president Jeff Bateman, and Sooke Mayor Maja Tait (with her son Ewan)
Creatively United’s Frances Litman and Doreen Webb
Repair Cafe (from left: Triston Line, Cyal Cassette, Elgin Ambrose)
Shift Easy’s Cyal with the Sooke Bike Club’s Nicole Hoyer
A showstopping preview of Fraggle Rock-A-Thon from the Amber Academy of the Arts
Moonfist and Wendy O’Connor distributed prizes at day’s end for winners in the Sooke Region Communities Clean-Up
Dakini Tidal Wild’s Amanda Swiminer
Victoria Green Team
Royal Roads University students conduct a second-annual bear management survey for Wild Wise Sooke
Busy day for the food trucks, among them the Buddha Box (staffed by Shawna Knight and family.)
Yvonne Court, Paivi Abernethy and Kara Middleton
All due notice and thanks to our co-presenters, sponsors and supporters.
Thank you Sooke for a memorable Earth Day 2018.