Oktoberfest at Oaklands

Sausages, sauerkraut, beer and community

›› Phoenix Bain

The annual tradition of Oktoberfest returns to Oaklands on Saturday, ­October 14th. Now in its 4th year, the annual event has established itself as a must-attend ­community gathering in Oaklands.
The evening celebrates the many ­traditions of Oktoberfest from beer to delicious food to music to the chicken dance, while […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Events, Oaklands, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Halloween Bonfire Burnin’ – October 31, 2017

All Hallows’ Eve is more than just candy

›› Kathryn Juricic

Stop by Fernwood’s annual Halloween Bonfire at Stevenson Park this October 31st! Come down in your best costume or just come to warm up with friends and neighbours by the fire, tended with love by Fernwood NRG staff. We’re so excited to host you in our […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|2 Comments

Vinyl Supernova Record Fair – October 21, 2017

›› Ryan Wugalter

The needle will be dropped once again on Saturday, October 21 when the Fernwood Community Centre (1240 ­Gladstone ­Avenue) is transformed into Vinyl ­Supernova, Vancouver Island’s biggest vinyl LP fair!

Collections from all over Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland will be on display and for sale at this bi-annual event, first launched by […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Events, Village Vibe|1 Comment

Student Dinner Night takes-off

No need to cook on Wednesdays because it’s Fernwood Student Dinner Night

›› Mila Czemerys

With a saddle of books on their hip, ­sprinting from a Biology lab to the bus loop to in hopes to swiftly arrive at their part-time job, followed up with sport team or band practice commitments in the ­evening, it is no […]

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

Food + Growing Workshop Series Fall 2017

Fernwood NRG & Fernwood Helping Hands are excited to offer a series of fall growing and food cultivation workshops to help boost your green thumb curiosity and provide a chance to learn something new in your community.

Register online at or book your spot today by calling 250-381-1552 ext.100.

By |September 25th, 2017|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Fernwood Resilient Streets Workshop – September 13, 2017

Join ‘Building Resilient Neighbourhoods’ for an evening of ideas, stories, refreshments and inspiration on fun ways to build community amongst immediate neighbours. Meet some neighbours, learn about micro-grants, community resources, tools & tips for getting started on a small projects or gatherings to strengthen connections on your block or in your multi-family building.

Please register as […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Fernwood Student Dinner Night – Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm

Fernwood has a strong student community – represent! We want to give back to our community of studious bookworms, offer a brief study break, and celebrate your hard-working ways by taking dinner off your  “to-do” list one night a week. Fernwood Student Dinner is an opportunity for students in the wider community to come together […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Buzz, Events|0 Comments