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January 2018

Try it Free ~ Recreation Classes

The Fairfield Gonzales Community Association is participating in the City of Victoria’s “Try It Free” recreation from January 2 – 14, 2018. Check out our schedule of free classes.

Fairfield Food Forest

Please join us on January 11th from 7-9pm at The Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd. to gather and plan our 2018 year in the Food Forest. We’ll be discussing work parties, infrastructure updates and making a plant list for our understory planting—as well as anything you’d like to add! There will be tea, dessert and good company.

FGCA Special General Meeting

Monday January 15, 7-9pm Fairfield Community Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd.
Neighbourhood Plan presentation, 7pm: Prior to the meeting, we will host the City of Victoria Local Area Plan team, who will give a presentation on the draft Fairfield Neighbourhood Plan.
Bylaw changes, 7:30pm: The FGCA is hosting a general meeting of the members to vote on proposed changes to our bylaws. These changes will bring us up to date with the new BC Societies Act and will create some other changes in how we operate. See our website for more details.

Repair Café Fairfield

Saturday January 27th, 10am – 1pm, Fairfield Community Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd.
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.

Start the new year with a good book! Join the Fairfield Community Book Club

Did you know that the FGCA hosts a monthly book club gathering? On the last Monday of each month from 6:30pm, we welcome you to come along and see what Book Club is all about. This group is run primarily through the initiative of its participants and focuses largely on works of fiction by Canadian Authors. The reading material and group discussion aim to deepen our cultural understanding of this countries first peoples and the unique lived experience of various immigrant communities. For more information, visit

Fairfield Neighbourhood Plan

The City has wrapped up the series of seven events on the draft Fairfield Neighbourhood Plan. If you haven’t already, please complete the online survey linkedhere (the survey closes January 18). You can also send your feedback

Preschool Open Houses

Come meet our educators, tour the spaces, and get to know our programs.
Moss Rock Preschool Thursday, February 8th, 2018, time TBD.
Five Points Preschool Friday, February 9th, 2018, time TBD

Calendar at The Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd.

Board Meeting – Monday, January 8th, 7pm
Community Association Land Use Commitee (CALUC) meetings – Thursday Jan 4 & 18, 7pm
Clothing Swap – Saturday, January 27th 10am-1pm

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm Friday 9am-6pm Saturday 9am-3pm Closed Sunday
Reduced office hours January 2-5th, 9am-2pm
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