Category Archives: Did you know…

Did You Know : Free Taste Testing?

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This is all I know:
“Taste Testing
FREE
BC Liquor Store

1-4 May 27th”

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Did You Know : Fernie’s Annual Spring Cleanup Dates

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(from City of Fernie’s website)

Annual Spring Cleanup

The City of Fernie is once again offering residential households within the City of Fernie FREE pick up of LAWN AND GARDEN WASTE (NO Household Garbage – just grass clippings, brush, weeds and small tree branches less than 6” in diameter).  Garden waste must be placed on the curb by 7:00am on your pickup day in the same location as regular garbage pick-up in all areas except the Annex and Maintown which will be picked up in the alley.  You DO NOT HAVE TO REGISTER for this service.   Garden WASTE must BEbagged in clear plastic bags and tree/brush clippings must be securely bundled, tied and piled in such a way that it can be picked up by a loader.  Please do not pile up loose leaves and materials – You will be responsible for cleaning up windblown debris.

PICK UP AREAS AND DATES:

Annex (place items in alley) & Riverside : Mon May 15 & Tues May 16

Airport (Mt View) & Park Avenue : Wed May 17 & Thurs May 18

Parkland & Alpine Trails : Fri May 19

Ridgemont, Silver Ridge, Pine Grove, Fernie Mobile Home Park, Castle Mountain : Tues May 23 & Wed May 24

Maintown (place items in alley) : Thurs May 25 & Fri May 26

West Fernie (Phase 1 area in municipal boundary) : Mon May 29 & Tues May 30

Last Day To Swim In Fernie Until July 4th

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(from city of fernie’s website)

Annual Pool Closure Starts May 6, 2017 (All Day)

This year’s annual maintenance shutdown for the Aquatic Centre runs from May 6- July 4th, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience during this disruption of services.

The Aquatic Centre office will be open for summer swim lesson registration June 27, 2017 to June 30, 2017 from 8:00am – 2:00 pm. Weekly summer swim lessons will begin on July 10, 2017.

For further information call 250-423-4466.

Did You know : March Break Leisure Services Schedule

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From City of Fernie’s website:

“It’s Spring Break!! Leisure Services has activities to keep everyone busy! Check out the Spring Break Schedules for the Aquatic Centre and the Fernie Arena to find out what’s on offer.”

Did You Know : Nominations For Spiritus Award

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From City of Fernie website:

The George S. Majic Spiritus Award celebrates community champions who demonstrate constant commitment to our community through their love of Fernie and whose contributions enhance and honor community values to enrich our town.

The Spiritus Award is presented annually by the City of Fernie in memory of Mr. George Majic.  The award was inspired by his family and friends in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. as a way of honouring Georges’ life.  Nomination forms are available at the City of Fernie and the website www.fernie.ca.  Deadline for nomination submissions is Wednesday, November, 23, 2016 at 4:00pm with the award presented at the Monday, Dec 12, 2016 Regular Council meeting.

Did You Know : Styrofoam, Aluminum and Foil Recycling

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Did you know Cranbrook Recycling Depot now accepts Styrofoam, Aluminum containers and Foil? These items, and more, cannot be recycled in Fernie but if you travel to Cranbrook, even once in a while, you can take these extra items and keep them out of the trash! Amazing.

RDEK Waste Matters - Cranbrook Recycling Program

Did You Know : Fernie Heritage Library Winter Hours

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Fernie Heritage Library will be open Sundays 1-5 for the winter.

The rest of the schedule is:

Mondays : Closed
Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 11-6 pm
Thursdays: 11-8 pm
Fridays: 11-6 pm
Saturdays, Sundays: 1-5 pm

For the holidays, the library will be closed Wednesday, December 24th to Monday, December 28th and Friday, January 1st to Monday, January 4th.