Fall programs at Fernwood Community Centre

Starting in September, we are offering lots of programming including youth leadership groups, food + growing workshops, new family programs, recreation and lots of special events! More info here…

Recreation programs include Wee Expressions (0-4yrs), YogaPlay (3-5yrs), Meditation, Be Fearlessly Girl (12-16yrs), Kids Circus Yoga (5-10yrs), Rooted Leadership group (15-19yrs), Hatha Yoga & Gentle Flow, Karma […]

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

Top 3 free things to do in Fernwood coming up

Check out these great events happening on our neighbourhood in the next couple months…
1) Sunset Market in the Square
Wednesdays in ­September, 4:30 – 7:30pm, Fernwood Square
// Shop for fresh, local fruits and ­veggies and value added food products while enjoying live local music

›› Phoenix Bain

The Oaklands Sunset Market has made its mark in Victoria as […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Buzz, Events, News, Oaklands, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Pole Painting Project – Sept 9, 2017

›› Mila Czemerys

The annual Fernwood Pole Painting Day is coming up on Saturday, September 9th. Kids, local artists, families, neighbours, one and all are invited to take part in this community building art project. Please join us and brighten up our neighbourhood with your creative ideas and paint a pole.

Would you like to paint a […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

New! Youth Leadership Group and more

Outdoor pursuits, ­leadership group and sports drop-ins for youth coming in ­September

›› Laura Burki

Fernwood NRG is thrilled to be bringing new Youth Programs to the community starting in September 2017. From outdoor pursuits to leadership groups even a sports drop in night for tweens.
The youth in our community make a large portion of locality and […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Buzz, Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Excerpts from the Resilient Streets Toolkit

Did you know that Fernwood will be a host neighbourhood for the Resilient Streets program, launching at a kick-off workshop on September 13th, 2017?

In the follow toolkit you’ll find excerpts from the “Resilient Streets Toolkit”—This is a practical guide that we’ll be exploring in more detail at the workshop, which will help you and […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

August’s Food + Growing Workshops

›› Alex Harned

Check out the fantastic workshops at the Fernwood Community Centre this month—August brings the opportunity to learn everything from bud-grafting, how to make Kombucha (the perfect summer drink!), and gain knowledge on how to fix those various garden tools (both hand tools and machinery!). Curious to know more or register for a workshop? […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Managing mildew in the organic garden

›› Alysha Punnett

Powdery mildew crops up at this time of year and is often perplexing to gardeners. Isn’t it too hot and dry for fungi to thrive?! Well, while the weather may feel hot and dry, there actually is enough moisture in the air for mildew to get around. This is why fungal issues are […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Garden Gleanings, Village Vibe|0 Comments