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 […]

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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, […]

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‘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 […]

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Record Show – March 9, 2019

South Vancouver Island Record Show coming in March

›› Joel Weinstein

If you love music, you will want to be at The South Island Record Show on ­Saturday, March 9th at the Fernwood Community Centre. There you will find not only LP’s, but also 45s, CDs, concert DVDs, cassettes, and music memorabilia.

Demand for vinyl records declined beginning […]

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A week of family programs

Family Programs at the Fernwood ­Community Centre continue to flourish in 2019. Here’s a look at a week in the life of our family ­programs team.

›› Shonna Bell

We start Monday mornings out right with our Parent-Child Mother Goose program. This free, drop-in program ­welcomes ­anyone who wants to come ­sing with their baby. Songs are […]

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Gratitude from the Gift of Good Food

In 2018, The Gift of Good Food raised the most funds we ever have!

›› Kathryn Juricic & Mila Czemerys

Another six weeks of Gift of Good Food fundraising has come and gone and we have amazing news to share. Together, we raised $88,179, supporting 176 families throughout the region! We surpassed our goal of $80,000 and […]

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What’s up at The Fern Cafe

New vegan cafe opened its doors in ­Fernwood/North Park

›› Lauren Gaultier

Don’t be fooled by the new vegan spot that recently popped up on North Park Street, The Fern Café will leave any carnivore ­satisfied with their hearty offerings. The Fern has your typical café choices ­including speciality coffees, teas, and baked goods. If you are […]

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