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November 2018

Community Dinner

Friday November 16th, 6:30-8 p.m. Garry Oak Room,1335 Thurlow Rd.
Get to know people in the community while enjoying a delicious meal. And bring the little ones, as we will have a children’s craft table. Pre-register to reserve your spot, we have space for 50 guests! Donations will be accepted this year with a suggested donation of $5.00 per person and $10.00 for a family. Due to dietary sensitivities we will be offering gluten, dairy, and meat free options. We hope to see you there!

Recreation Classes

STRONG by Zumba® ~ a fitness class, Nov 15th-Dec 20th, 6:30-7:30pm
The Messages Your Body is Telling You – Are You Listening? ~ Nov. 19, 7pm-8pm
Spanish for Travellers ~ Nov 6 – Dec 11, 6:30-8:30pm
To register for classes, please call 250-382-4604

Welcome to our 2018-2019 Board of Directors

At our Annual General Meeting on October 22nd we saw FGCA members vote to elect our board of Directors, welcome to all the new folks! To directors finishing their service – thank you for all your hard work!

Clothing Swap

Saturday, November 24th, 10am-1pm at Fairfield Community Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd. Come to The Place once a month for a clothing swap. Shop for free! We have clothes for all ages. Bring along your beloved but outgrown items to exchange for new duds, or come empty handed & fill up a bag!

Repair Cafe

Saturday November 17th, 10am – 1pm 1330 Fairfield RdRepair Café Fairfield is a neighbourhood initiative that promotes repair as an alternative to tossing things out. Residents of Fairfield and surrounding areas can bring their broken items to fix them on the spot with the help of voluntary repairers. Stuff you can get fixed; toaster, lamp, iron, blender, vacuum, handheld games, keyboards, cellphones, headphones, dull knives – sharpened!, rips clothes, holes, hem needed, broken dishes, bicycles, hearing aids, wobbly chair, and on & on!

Art At the Place

November/December Artist: Joanna Pettit Reception on Saturday Dec. 1, 1-3pmJoanna has been making art of one kind or another almost all her life, but it’s only been in recent retirement that she has focused on painting. With time to follow artistic interests she has settled into two very different types of painting: abstract acrylics on one hand and water colour images from the real world on the other.

Yes or No to Proportional Representation ~ a debate

Wednesday Nov 7th, 7:00pm – 8:30 pm Vic High School Theater. Sponsored by Fernwood Community Assoc, Victoria Community Assoc Network, Vic High, Vining Street Party Society. More info contact: for more info

Beacon Hill Park

Wednesday November 7th, 2:30-4:30pm Beacon Hill Play Area. Come to an event hosted by the city celebrating the new multi-use pathway with snacks, music, games, prizes & hot chocolate.

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Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm | Saturday 9am-3pm Closed Sunday
We will be closed November 10-12 for Remembrance Day

Calendar at The Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd.

Board Meeting – Monday November 5th, 8:30pm (shorter due to new board orientation)
Community Association Land Use Committee (CALUC) meetings Thursday November 8th, 7pm: 515 Foul Bay – community meeting | Thursday November 22nd 7pm: 956 Heywood – community meeting.
Clothing Swap – Saturday, November 24th 10am-1pm
Book Club – Monday, November 26th 6:30-8:30pm, in the youth space
Reconciliation Circle – next meeting TBD