Common flourishes thanks to youth

Volunteers mobilize to build new tool shed and irrigation system at Spring Ridge Common

›› Alex Harned

Spring activities are all a buzz at the ­corner of Chambers and Gladstone in ­Fernwood-and it’s not all about the cherry blossom bustle. It is in large part due to the ­talented, dedicated, next ­generation of youth who are putting […]

By |April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

For the Love of Soil Fundraiser – April 12, 2017

Celebrate 25 years of composting and ­conservation with music, food, and beer

›› Marika Smith
The Compost Education Centre is ­celebrating 25 years of composting and conservation this year! Help us ­celebrate many happy years of compost and soil ­conservation education by attending or Spring Fundraiser on Wednesday, April 12th from 6:00 to 10:00pm at the ­Fernwood […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Jewelry & Gem Show – March 25th, 2017


Saturday 25th March, 10:00am – 4:00pm

$3 Entry – part proceeds to Fernwood NRG

By |March 24th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Spring Ridge Common’s New Tool Shed: In Search of Gardening Tools

>> Alex Harned

Spring has finally sprung in Fernwood!

As small dashes of soft pink cherry blossom buds start to appear on the tips of bare branches and the days start to grow a little longer, all the beautiful growing things in Spring Ridge Common are coming back to life. Fernwood is lucky to be home to […]

By |March 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

March Madness – Belfry Theatre’s SPARK Festival on now!

>> Mark Dusseault

More than 80 theatre artists from across Canada will descend on Fernwood this March for the Belfry’s annual SPARK Festival – an opportunity to see some of the best theatre in the country.

SPARK will kick off on March 9 with the premiere of the musical BlissKrieg from Victoria’s Atomic Vaudeville. AV’s last musical, […]

By |March 14th, 2017|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|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

Vinyl Supernova Record Fair – March 18, 2017

Come one, come all to the Vancouver Island’s biggest and most spectacular record show!

Over 60 tables of LPs, CDs and music memorabilia for your browsing pleasure!

Collections from all the Islands and the Lower Mainland will be for sale when the Fernwood Community Center (1240 Gladstone) is once again transformed into a music lover’s paradise on […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Events|0 Comments