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Trophy brings a pop-up city of stories to Fernwood

Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest comes to ­Fernwood Square in May

›› Sean Guist

What began as a conversation about change and connection has gone on to transform cities around Canada and the world. This May, it’s your turn to wander through a city of stories in Fernwood Square with ­Trophy. This magical performance ­installation ­features local community […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

W(h)ither Spring Ridge Common(s)?

›› Lee Herrin

Over the last 10 years, I have written a number of editorials about Spring Ridge Common(s), and it is time for another stroll down the woodchip covered path of memories. The Common grows on land owned by the Greater Victoria School ­District (SD61), who were kind enough to offer the land, but required […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, Editorial, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Here’s the scoop on Cold Comfort

If you haven’t tried Cold Comfort, ­Fernwood’s own ice cream ­company, stop what you’re doing and get down there

›› Lauren Gaultier

Now that Spring is officially upon us, we can all get outside and enjoy some ­sunshine, flowers, and ice cream—and there is no better place than Cold Comfort to get your fix. Born out of […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Solar Panel Bulk Buy

›› Ruben Anderson

As reported in the February Village Vibe, the Fernwood Community Association hosted an information session aimed at ­neighbours interested in bulk buying solar panels to generate clean, renewable energy on their rooftops. ­Representatives of ­Viridian Energy Co-operative and the ­Salish Sea ­Renewable Energy Co-op answered ­questions and busted myths—we have plenty of sunshine […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Student Dinner is a community

Join us on Wednesday evenings for a healthy meal and more

›› Kathryn Juricic

Student Dinner continues to feed the people! Let me get this straight, Student Dinner is for students and for ALL young folks (who aren’t necessarily students). For people who are hungry—come eat! Every Wednesday we have a lovely team of youth serving you […]

By |February 5th, 2019|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

SPARK 2019 at the Belfry

›› Mark Dusseault

With a klezmer musical, a hip-hop ­protest piece, a curious and hopeful show about global warming, and a comedy about ­taking your mom back to Vietnam all ­making appearances, this year’s Spark ­Festival is as eclectic as ever.

This March, Spark celebrates its tenth anniversary of bringing innovative theatre from across Canada to Victoria, […]

By |February 5th, 2019|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

‘Share my Fernwood story’

This is an invitation to be included in the next issue of The Village Vibe!

›› Lauren Gaultier

Are you interested in…

Sharing your story with your ­community?
Hosting a neighbour (a Village Vibe contributor) for dinner?
Sharing a recipe with your ­neighbourhood?

If you said yes to any of these (or ­preferably all), please send an email […]

By |February 5th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments
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