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August 2017

Community Dinner ~ summer BBQ

Sunday August 27th, 6pm – 8pm  Come together with friends & neighbours for a summer time outdoor BBQ in Porter Park.


Fall FairField

Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017 in Porter Park The FGCA is teaming up with Puppets for Peace to make the most fabulous Fall Fairfield yet! Saturday Sept 23, 2-6pm: Fall Fairfield takes over Porter Park with food, beer garden, music, children’s activities, puppet workshops and more.

Sunday Sept 24, 11am-4pm: Peace activities, Roy Henry Vickers Peace Dancer Pageant, and Puppet Parade from Porter Park to Government House.

For more info or to volunteer email Melissa at


Art at the PlaceFaces of Victoria

Come to Fairfield Community Place in August to view “Faces of Victoria”. A project by Central Middle School grade 8 students that celebrates diversity and inclusivity though people of various backgrounds sharing their stories.


Summer Camps (6-12 years)

We have a few spots left in our week-long camps for 6-12 year olds.  “Kids in Motion” Aug 8-11,  “Movie Madness” Aug 14-18 &  “Summer Camp Survivors” Aug 21-25. To register or inquire, contact or call 250-382-4604.


Want to make a difference in your community? Volunteer with us!

Board of Directors: We are seeking interested individuals to stand for election to our Board of Directors at our October Annual General Meeting. We are looking for skills such as governance, community engagement and community services. Time commitment is 6-12 hours per month. For more info:

Task Force on Cycling Lanes: Are you a cyclist? Or have an interest in public policy and public transportation? Are you interested in the bike lanes and other cycling routes through Fairfield and Gonzales? Join our Task Force! The Fairfield Gonzales Community Association is forming a Task Force on Cycling Lanes and Routes throughout the neighbourhoods. The expected outcome is a set of recommendations to the FGCA Board. For more info:

Allotment Garden Working Group: The Fairfield Gonzales Allotment Garden Working Group is looking for volunteers to help to consult on, organize and promote the Fairfield Gonzales Allotment Garden proposal work.  If you are interested in an allotment garden in our community and can offer 2-6 hours of time per month, please contact .


Have Your Say ~ on “Create Victoria” Draft Plan

Based on public input, the City has developed the draft Create Victoria Arts and Culture Master Plan, which will guide the City’s investment in arts and culture over the next five years. The City is now seeking your feedback on the draft plan. Online Survey: View the draft plan at and complete a short survey by September 30, 2017. Email: