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March 2023


Adult & Youth Recreation Registration are Now Open!

Spring Recreation registration is now open. Yoga, Zumba, Creative Dance for Children, Richardson Sport Soccer Skills, and more! Visit : Fairfield Community Association to view all of our Recreation Programs. Registration is available over the phone (250) 382-4604 or in person (Mon-Fri, 9:00am – 5:00pm).

Re – Crafting Circle

This month’s theme: JEANS! Bring a pair of jeans to work on, or just drop in to watch & learn. Come and learn how to fix or repurpose your old items you don’t use anymore. Each month has a different theme!
For more info contact


When: Saturday, March 4th
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 1330 Fairfield Rd
Cost: Free

Family Programs Special Guest Speaker – Lindsay Lichty

Join us this month as we welcome our Family Drop-in Programs guest speaker and Early Childhood Educator, Lindsay Lichty. Topics of discussion include: How children develop relationships with places and spaces, How we stop, sing, listen, and give a gift of time to our children and self, and more. No registration is required and there will be plenty of home-made snacks for both children and parents! Call (250) 382-4604 for more information.


When: Tuesday, March 7th & 14th
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Sequoia Room (1330 Fairfield Road)
Cost: Free

Community Dinner

Take Friday off from cooking and come visit us for a home cooked meal to go on the second and last Friday of the month! There is no need to pre-register and meals will be available on a first-come, first served basis. Vegetarian/gluten free option will be available as well. For more info: Community Dinners


When: Friday, March 10th & 31st
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Where: 1330 Fairfield Rd
Cost: By Donation, suggested $5 for an individual, $10 for a family or $15 for community support (to help keep on serving low-income families as food prices increase)

Beginner Djembe Drumming & Percussion

This course teaches you the fundamental hand positions and drum sounds so that you can feel comfortable jamming at home or with friends. The step-by-step lessons will show you the right way to play it correctly. You will learn rhythms, technique, patterns and grooves, how to improvise, and how to care for your drum. Basically, you will become an instant musician, and get to have fun playing rhythms each week. Professional drums are provided.


When: Thursday, March 30th – April 13th
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Garry Oak Room (1335 Thurlow Rd)
Cost: 3/$90
3/$75 Early Bird Special (register before March 15th)

Spanish for Travellers

If you are planning a trip to Spain or Latin America or if you just want to learn Spanish for fun – this course is for you. We will learn in a practical way to get by during your trip in tourist situations like ordering food in the restaurant, asking for places, shopping at the market, or buying a ticket, and about the Latino American culture.


When: Wednesdays, April 12th – May 31st
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: 1330 Fairfield Rd
Cost: 8/$140

Borrow a Bike Lock Program

The FGCA, along with four other community centres, are taking part in the City of Victoria and Project 529 Borrow a Bike Lock Program. We now have Kryptonite Evolution LS U-Locks (high-level theft deterrent locks) available for sign out at our front desk for those who may have forgotten to bring a lock for their bike or stroller while visiting our centre. For more information on this program please visit: City of Victoria – walk-roll-transit or call the FGCA at (250) 382-4604

Moss Rock Preschool Open House for Community Families

Join us in March for our Moss Rock Preschool Open House. Our licensed child-guided Preschool taught by our superb Early Childhood Educators, focuses on exploration-based learning in a warm, diverse and nurturing environment. For more information on Moss Rock Philosophy and program information, visit: Moss Rock Preschool


When: March 15th & 16th 2023
Time: 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: 1330 Fairfield Rd

Neighbourhood Yard Sale Day

It’s back! Our much-loved community event is Saturday May 13th between 9am-1pm. Register to put your house on the map or spend the day in Fairfield and Gonzales neighbourhood hunting for bargains and discovering treasures at yard sales all over the neighbourhood and FGCA parking lot. Registration opens on our website on April 24th.
Email for more information.

Calendar at The Place, 1330 Fairfield Rd

Clothing Swap – Saturday, March 4th,10am – 1pm
Board Meeting – Monday, March 6th, 7pm – 9 pm
Community Dinner – Friday, March 10th & 31st (Take out only), 4pm – 5:30 pm
CALUC Meeting – Monday, March 27th, 7pm -9 pm

Book Club – Monday, March 27th, 7-9pm VIA ZOOM

FGCA Reception desk is open: Monday to Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
Closed on Saturdays & Sundays.
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