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March 2018

Spring Break Camps

Half day camps help kids refine, rehearse, and repeat with plenty of skill-focused play, creative exploration, and fun. Mon-Fri, March 19-23, 9am-12pm.
We offer care for both weeks of Spring break. Each week has different theme based activities and out trips. 8am – 5:30pm.
Our Youth Program Leaders will be teaming up with Tim Gosley of Puppets for Peace to provide youth with an interdisciplinary exploration of art, dialogue, outdoor education and workshops. March 19 – 22 , 9am – 3pm, $50-$100 sliding scale.

Out of School Care ~ Registration for Sept 2018

We offer licensed before & after school care for children who attend Sir James Douglas & Margaret Jenkins Elementary Schools. See the above link for more information on registration.

Planning a Yard Sale this Spring?

Saturday May 26th, 2018 ~ Sales all around Fairfield Gonzales neighbourhood. Soon we will share information on how to register your sale, a map of the sales & volunteer opportunities.

Repair Cafe ~ join in at events or help behind the scenes…

Saturday March 10th, 10:00am – 1:00pm !330 Fairfield Rd ~ The Repair Café Fairfield is a free community event to which people can bring their damaged items from home to be repaired by volunteer “Fixers”. We are growing & expanding our team. Join us as a fixer, a greeter, a supplies runner, or help out with getting all the ducks in a row before an event; put up posters, post online ads, answer calls & emails, keep our website up to date. Let’s keep things out of that landfill & share skills!

Fairfield Food Forest

Sunday March 11, 1-3 pm Join us for a work bee! 2018 is a very exciting year at the Food Forest- a year of garden benches, pollinator gardens, community building, bountiful fruits & berries and fragrant herbs.There will be work for all ages & abilities. New to gardening? Welcome! Have experience you’d like to share with the community? Welcome!

Gonzales Neighbourhood Plan

Thursday, March 8, 2018, at City Hall ~ a Public Hearing on the Official Community Plan amendments to align with the proposed Gonzales Neighbourhood Plan. This is the last opportunity to provide feedback on the new Gonzales Neighbourhood Plan before Council considers it for adoption. Read the proposed plan and Official Community Plan Amendments here. Check the public hearing details one week prior here. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you can send input to or drop off written feedback at Victoria City Hall.

Developer Open House

Thursday March 1, 7:30-9:00pm at Cook St Village Activity Centre The developer for the Cook and Pendergast site is hosting an open house to display the current design for the site and answer any questions.

Calendar at The Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd.

Board Meeting – Monday, March 5th 7pm
Community Association Land Use Commitee (CALUC) meetings – no proposals to review, no meetings in March.
Clothing Swap – Saturday, March 24th 10am-1pm
Book Club – Monday, March 26th, 6:30-8:30pm, in the youth space

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm Friday 9am-6pm Saturday 9am-3pm Closed Sunday
Closed Feb 10-12 for Family Day weekend
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