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Two notices from Rock Bay Creek Revival.

Article in Focus Magazine about Rock Bay Creek Revival Maleea Acker has written an excellent article in the January/February 2017 issue. You can read the full article here. Rock Bay Creek walk Dan Doherty will be leading the second half of the stream walk on January 21. We'll be meeting at 10 am at Blackwood [...]

Rock Bay Creek Revival upcoming stream walk

Dan Doherty will lead one of his famous creek walks on Sunday, November 27, starting from the Cornerstone in Fernwood at 10 am and ending at Blackwood Park. Everyone welcome. If you email Dorothy dotter@seaside.net we'll make sure to wait for you. Even if you don't email ahead, you're still welcome. Just show up. We [...]

Board Minutes, July 13, 2016

Fernwood Community Association Board of Directors Meeting July 13, 2016 Minutes PRESENT: Tony Sprackett, Joanne Murray, Laurie Rubin, Bill McKechnie, Paul Van Goozen, Carlos Flores, Dorothy Fields, Richard Olafson, Carol Sokoloff, Councillor Charlayne Thorton-Joe, City Rep Mike Hill GUESTS: Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition (GVCC) 3 members –Graham, Glenis and Ed Rifflandia Producer & Community Outreach [...]

Board Minutes, May 11, 2016

Fernwood Community Association Board of Directors Meeting May 11, 2016 Minutes  IN ATTENDANCE: Tony Sprackett, Joanne Murray, Dorothy Field, Richard Olafson, Carol Sokolof, Councillor Charlayne, Mike Hill, Julian Cervello, Naomi Simpson  REGRETS: Carlos Flores, Alison Slater, Laurie Rubin, Clayton Jevne, Stephanie Hill 1. Review of Agenda- Daylighting project added under new business. Motion: to accept [...]

Theatre Inconnu’s Silent Auction Request.

Donors you too can laugh, cry, cheer, as you watch innovative, thought provoking plays at Theatre Inconnu's home in the heart of historic Fernwood. Enjoy artful plays that are accessible to everyone as reflected in our ticket prices - from $10-$14, with special pay-what-you-wish and half price showings for every production. None-the-less operating on a [...]

Daylighting The Stream & Streamwalks

See on our Projects page, information about Daylighting The Stream & scheduled stream walks. The steam, now culverted, rose in Fernwood and ran through what is now North Park, Quadra/Hillside, and Burnside/Gorge. On February 7, we walked the first half, starting at the Cornerstone and ending, temporarily, at the green space where Cook Street, Haultain, [...]

Board Minutes, January 13, 2016

Present: Tony, Joanne, Laurie, Paul, Clayton, Dorothy, Bill, Stephanie, Laurie, Charlayne (Councillor). Regrets or absent: Richard, Carol Order of Business: 1. Approval of agenda (moved by Paul, seconded by Dorothy). -No new business added to agenda. 2. Fernwood Garden Report -Paul Mabely, Allison Slater and Jim Simpson shared a presentation overview of their submitted document, [...]

Board Minutes, December 9, 2015

Fernwood Community Association Board of Directors monthly meeting – Minutes December 9, 2015 – 7:30 Present: Joanne Murray, Dorothy Field, Paul van Goozen, Stephanie Hill, Carlos Flores, Laurie Rubin Regrets: Tony Spracket, Clayton Jevne, Carol Sokoloff, Richard Olafson, Bill McKechnie Staff: Naomi Simpson, Julian Cervello present City Council Liaison: Charlayne Thornton-Joe; Guest: Deb from Rifflandia [...]

Board Minutes November 18, 2015

Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting Wed Nov 18 2015 7:30pm Present: Tony S., Joanne M., Laurie R., Carol S., Richard O., Carlos F., Dorothy F., Bill M. Regrets: Clayton J., Stephanie H. City of Victoria Council Liaison: Charlayne T-J Office Staff: Naomi and Julian CALL TO ORDER 7:35 PM Pres Tony Sprackett presiding [...]

Board Minutes September 9, 2015

Fernwood Community Association Board of Directors monthly meeting September 9, 2015 - 7:30pm Present:     Tony Sprackett, President, Chair; Joanne Murray, Vice President; Carlos Flores,                             Dorothy Field, Richard Olafson, Laurie Rubin, Paul van Goozen, Bill McKechnie Recorder: Carlos Flores [temporary] Regrets: Stephanie, Clayton, Carol, John, Robbie, Charlayne [City Council], Naomi [Admin] 1) Call [...]