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June 2017

 

Resilient Streets ~ Kick-off for Fairfield Gonzales

Sunday June 4th, 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Free workshop. Register:  www.fairfieldgonzalezrsworkshop.eventbrite.com Get inspired, meet your neighbours & learn about new tools, projects, micro-grants & resources to make connections on your street or in your building.

 

Community Association Land Use Committee (CALUC)

June 19, 7pm, 1330 Fairfield Rd. Community Association Land Use meetings: 49/351 Kipling Street. : proposal is to re-zone the existing duplex to a purpose-built licensed group daycare. 316 Arnold : proposal for a new duplex.

June 27, 7-9pm, Garry Oak Room, 1335 Thurlow Rd. The CALUC will be holding a meeting on a ONCE IN A GENERATION OPPORTUNITY on the amenities and rehabilitation of Clover Point and the Dallas roadway AFTER Construction of the Pumping Station and installation of the Pipeline to McLaughlin Point. What do you want to see along Dallas road, what changes?, what improvements?…think about it and plan on attending the meeting on June 27th  at 7pm

 

Summer Camps

For ages 3-5 & 6-9 we have half-day Sportball MultiSport camps.

For older kids, click here for details on our weekly,  all day Fairfield Community Summer Camps  (ages 5-12), EcoQuest Camp (ages 7-12),  Kayaking Camp (ages 8-12) and our FGCA Youth Summer Camp (ages 10-14).

 

Victoria Ready ~ Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Saturday, June 17th from 1pm-2pm 1335 Thurlow Rd. This City of Victoria workshop will  focus on strategies specific to the Fairfield and Gonzales neighbourhoods. Limited to 40 spaces, free. RSVP to place@fairfieldcommunity.ca or call 250-382-4604.

 

Sign Up for Vic-Alert

Vic-Alert is the City of Victoria’s new emergency notification service. Vic-Alert informs residents, businesses, those who work or play downtown, and visitors of major emergencies or disasters that may impact them. Learn more and sign up for Vic-Alert.

 

Community Dinner

Sunday June 18th,  6pm – 8pm, 1335 Thurlow Rd (Garry Oak Room) This month we will be celebrating Pride! Come eat with us!

 

Book Club

Monday, June 26th at 6:30pm We will meet to discuss Mexican Hooker #1 and My Other Roles During the Revolution by Carmen Aguirre. Refreshments and snacks will be provided! Books are available to rent at the Greater Victoria Public Library or to be purchased at Russell’s Books. Email event@fairfieldcommunity.ca to join the group.

 

Local Area Plan ~ Gonzales

The City is looking for feedback on their draft Local Area Plan for Gonzales. Attend one of their upcoming open houses, see where & when.

 

City News ~ on our website

Did you know we have a new page on our website to share news from the City that’s relevant to Fairfield Gonzales? Check it out at: http://fairfieldcommunity.ca/city-news/

 

African Hand Drumming ~ Early Bird Special 

Sign up before June 15th & get 7 classes for the price of 6 for your summer session.

Calendar at The Place

Resilient Streets Kick-Off: Sunday June 4th, 7-9pm, Garry Oak Room 1335 Thurlow

FGCA Board Meeting – Monday June 5th, 6:30-9:00pm

Community Dinner – Sunday June 18th, 6-8pm Garry Oak Room 1335 Thurlow Rd.

Community Association Land Use Commitee (CALUC) meeting – Monday June 19th, 7pm

Clothing Swap – Saturday June 24th,10am – 1pm

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday 9am – 4pm | Friday 9am – 6pm |  Saturday  9am – 3pm | Closed Sunday

www.fairfieldcommunity.ca  |  250.382.4604  |  place@fairfieldcommunity.ca