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August 2023


Get Growing, Victoria! Seedling Distribution

Come collect your vegetable seedlings for the upcoming growing season! Bring your own shovel, bucket, and/or wheelbarrows to come collect free soil-building materials & seedlings at Robert Porter Park! We are NOT requiring registration this year. Materials are on first-come-first-serve basis. Volunteers are needed for this event. If interested, please contact
Friday, August 4th | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm | Robert Porter Park (along Thurlow Rd)

Repair Café Fairfield

FGCA volunteers invite you to Repair Café Fairfield: a neighbourhood initiative that educates residents about 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.
Saturday, August 12th | 2:00pm – 5:00pm | 1330 Fairfield Road

Fall Recreation

Registration for FGCA Fall Recreation opens on Monday, August 21st. Check our website for course offerings. Registration can be taken over the phone
(250) 382-4604 or in person Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm.

Pie Contest – Fall Fairfield

We are calling all local bakers in the community to enter their best recipes to our 6th Annual Pie Contest at Fall Fairfield! Enter your pie, and let the community & local professional bakers vote on who’s got the best recipe! Community members will be able to do a tasting, and cast a vote at the event by-donation. Stay tuned for registration!
September 24th, 12pm – 5pm
Location: Robert J. Porter Park & Fairfield Community Place

Fall Fairfield

Fall Fairfield, presented by the Fairfield Gonzales Community Association (FGCA), is an annual music, arts, crafts and food festival set in the heart of Fairfield. The festival is a free, all-ages, community event celebrating local businesses and non-profits, artists, performers, and people across Victoria in recognition of Fairfield’s dynamic culture and the harvest season!
September 24th, 12pm – 5pm
Location: Robert J. Porter Park & Fairfield Community Place


FGCA Reception desk is open: Monday to Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
Closed on Saturdays & Sundays.
FGCA will be closed on Monday, August 7th for B.C Day

Calendar at The Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd

Clothing Swap – Will return October 14th, 10am – 1pm
Board Meeting – No Board Meeting in August
Community Dinner – Will return October 13th, 4pm – 5:30pm
CALUC Meeting – Monday, August 28th, 7pm – 9pm In Person
Repair Café – Saturday, August 12th, 2pm – 5pm


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