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Volunteer at FernFest 2017!

Hey amazing people and lovers of Fernwood,

Happy FernFest! The time has come for us to celebrate community in the heart of our neighbourhood, Fernwood Square. We couldn’t put on this neighbourhood celebration without the help and energy of our generous volunteers. If you’re interested in being a part of the community, meeting new people, sharing in […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Vimy Ridge 100/Canada 150 at Victoria High School

>> Don Kissinger

One hundred and three years ago, approximately one in four Victoria High School students and staff joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force which fought in the First World War.

Honour rolls prominently adorn the front entrance of the school and one honours 497 of those who died in the “War To End All Wars.” A […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Long Lost Creek

>> Dorothy Field

Did you know there was once a small lake called Harris Pond in the low spot at Vining and Stanley? And that a creek drained the pond, running through Fernwood, Hillside Quadra, and Burnside Gorge, before it emptied into Rock Bay? If you put your ear to one of the storm drains, you […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Cate Webb and Black Cat Tattoo

>> Ross Currie

Have you seen the Black Cat around Fernwood?

Have you seen the Black Cat around Fernwood? It takes the form of a hand-poke tattoo studio and community art space opened up in August, owned and operated by Cate Webb.

Webb got into hand poke tattooing by way of stick and poke. “I got into stick […]

By |January 15th, 2017|Artist's Aside, Village Vibe|0 Comments

10 years of social enterprise

>> Lee Herrin

Fernwood NRG has hit a number of milestones in the past few years: the organization turned 35 in 2014, FernFest turned 20 in 2015, and both the Village Vibe and the Cornerstone building (in neighbourhood hands) turned 10, also in 2015. And just this past month, the Cornerstone Café hit the 10 year […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Holiday Emporium at George Jay Elementary

>> Tania Wegwitz

This Little Light is not the only holiday event going on at George Jay. While a holiday play is a new endeavor, George Jay’s Holiday Emporium is very much a school tradition. Each year the school collects gently used items from families and the community. These items are then put up for sale […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Sounds of the Holidays: George Jay students at The Belfry Theatre

>> Tania Wegwitz

Music and the sounds of winter festivals from around the globe are cascading through the hallways of École George Jay Elementary this time of year.

Encouraged and led by teacher Annie Shum, the students are finding joy in weekly music classes.  From younger students trying their hands at rhythm instruments and xylophones generously donated […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments