The Mayor is still from Fernwood

Following her re-election as Mayor of Victoria, the Village Vibe caught up with Lisa Helps in her office to hear her reflections on the previous term and her goals for the next one

›› Lee Herrin

VV: Four years ago the Village Vibe printed an interview with you that ended with “It’s a sense of new possibility […]

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Goldilocks Wraps do the right thing

›› Brett Higson

Three years ago, Amy volunteered on a shark ­conservation project in Fiji. This is where she got the upfront personal view of ­plastic waste in our oceans and its destructive effect on the ecosystem. She vowed to ­create a simple-to-use product that people could implement in their daily lives which was not only […]

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Winter weatherproofing

Zip up your home, for ­comfort and ­conservation

›› Ruben Anderson

If your door is a little drafty it may not seem like a big deal. But a gap just a ¼” wide—multiplied over the height of the door—ends up being a lot of square inches. That ¼” gap adds up to the equivalent of a hole […]

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Fernwood Art Stroll 2019 Call-out

Calling all Fernwood-based artists and ­artisans

›› Margaret Hantiuk

The Fernwood Art Stroll organizing ­committee is meeting now to organize the 2019 Fernwood Art Stroll which will be held in June. If you are interested in opening your studio to the public for show and sale of your work, and would like to join a dynamic group […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Artist's Aside|0 Comments

You’re Doing What? At Your Age?!

A play created by seniors and youth about sexuality

›› Leah Tidey & Alexandra Haupt

Have you ever talked to your grandma about sex? Or wanted to ask advice of the Love Doctor? The play You’re Doing What? At Your Age?! is your opportunity to get it on.

This play is a collaborative theatre performance about sexuality created […]

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The Gift of Good Food Quiz – Nov 22, 2018

Do you remember that time Fernwood NRG and Northern Quarter combined to bring you a special edition of Benji’s Pub Quiz to raise money for Bridges for Women through the wonderful Gift of Good Food.

Well, we’re doing it again! Every $500 raised feeds a family in need with fresh fruit and vegetables for a full year! That is amazing and so can you […]

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Owl Designer Fair – November 23 & 24, 2018

When: Friday, ­November 23rd 6-10pm & Saturday, November 24th 10-5pm
Where: 1240 Gladstone Avenue

The Owl Designer Fair is Victoria’s most creative holiday fair. All items are ­handmade or upcycled by local artists and designers. Live music and free craft workshops along with unique gifts make this show a must for anyone looking for some style in […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments