Keeping It Human Fernwood Community Workshop – March 23, 2021

Housing and Homelessness are polarizing issues – let’s talk about it.

Keeping It Human is a community workshop presented by The Existence Project, Greater Victoria Acting Together, and Fernwood NRG where you’ll hear the story of someone who has experienced homelessness. Reflect on social issues happening in your neighbourhood, and get some tangible next steps […]

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Fernwood Get Growing, Victoria! Seedling Distribution – Register by March 22, 2021

Get Growing, Victoria! is a free vegetable seedlings distribution program created by the City of Victoria. In partnership with over 50 community and non-profit organizations, 80,000 vegetable and herb seedlings, along with gardening education materials through Growing Together, will be distributed to support communities in 2021.

Get Growing, Victoria! partners with community organizations and neighbourhood associations to share seedlings with individuals and households in need through City of Victoria neighbourhood distribution days.

Fernwood […]

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Murals, music, and a new way of celebrating

FernFest is adapting by hosting a mural festival and pop-up shows for 2021

›› Mila Czemerys

Over the past few years, FernFest has become well known as a Fernwood’s big neighbourhood celebration. It feels strange now to look back and remember how we all used to celebrate together… FernFest evenings with everyone shoulder-to-shoulder listening to musicians perform […]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Calling all artists

›› CarrolAnn Smedley

The 2021 Fernwood Art Stroll will be held on June 12 & 13, 2021 in our Fernwood community.

If you are interested in opening your yard, or studio for showing, or selling your work, or if you are a performance-based individual or group, we would love to hear from you.

To join, visit ­fernwoodartstroll.­ca/membership. The […]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Artist's Aside, Buzz, Events|0 Comments

The Gift of Good Food’s impact on our community

Fernwood-based fundraiser supports families with fresh food for a year

›› Melissa Faye Reid

One of the biggest reasons I wanted to work with ­Fernwood NRG is because of Gift of Good Food annual holiday fundraiser. The aim of the fundraiser is to raise funds to ­support local families within the Greater ­Victoria community access fresh produce […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Moving forward

›› Mark Dusseault, the Belfry Theatre

Like many, the Belfry has had to adapt to our unusual circumstances and ­reimagine our work going forward. Since March of this year we have run through several options and schedules while trying to maintain our presence.

Throughout the fall we have ­presented weekly online events including our ­perennially popular storytelling […]

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All-Candidates Debate and Municipal By-Election

›› Alieda Blandford

All-Candidates Debate – December 1st, 2020

The Fernwood Community ­Association, together with North Park, Burnside Gorge, Downtown, Vic West, Oaklands, South Jubilee, and Hillside Quadra, are ­collaborating to host an All-Candidates Debate ahead of the Victoria By-Election. The debate will take place on Tuesday, December 1st, at 7:00pm via Zoom and Facebook Live. Find […]

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