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Apply now for a Resilient Streets Micro-grants

Deadline October 31, 2017

Did you recently attend the Fernwood Resilient Streets Kick-off workshop? Interested in building more connections with your neighbours on your street or in your apartment/condomium building? Got some ideas on how to build community & resilience with your neighbours that you want to make happen?

If you live in Greater Victoria, then you […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

Welcoming and supporting Fernwood families

›› Shonna Bell

It has been a busy summer for Family ­Programs at the Fernwood Community Centre. The Family Resource Program in the ­gymnasium was packed with kids ­joining their families at home for the ­summer; staff and participants are happy for back-to-school! Now there’s a little more room for the little ones to play.

We are […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Abundant youth activities in Fernwood

›› Laura Burki

More spaces in Fernwood NRG’s Out of School Care Program:

Fernwood NRG’s Out of School Care ­programming is thriving, with a dedicated staff team providing a space for kid’s in our community that is safe and inclusive. One of the guiding values for the Out of School Care Program is for children to connect […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Helping Hands: Diverting usable produce from the compost pile to your plate

>> Alex Harned

This growing season, the ­Fernwood Helping Hands team of ­volunteers are flexing their ­gleaning skills at various generous farms across the Capital Region. ‘Gleaning’ is the ­practice of ­collecting fresh, excess food. From an abundance of lettuce and kale at the local urban Mason Street City Farm, to the endless wild blackberry bushes […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|News, Village Vibe|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

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

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
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