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

My Favourite Day Of The Year – Community Yard Sale Day!

yard sale, garage sale day in Fernie BC - Community wide.

Wildsight is taking on the community yard sale day this year. If you’re interested in it, the updates are happening here (Facebook page) but here are the basics: “The Community Yard Sale is back and set to take place Saturday June 3rd from 9AM to 1PM! All individuals, families, organizations and businesses in Fernie are encouraged to take part. The registration fee is $20.00, and all funds raised will go towards Wildsight Elk Valley Projects.”

Speaking of Wildsight, their AGM is happening:

Wildsight Elk Valley Branch AGM

Elk Valley Homesteading Seedling Swap

Fernie BC - Intimate Insect Moments in Gardens

Bring seedlings or split your perennials to the EVH Seedling Swap at Rotary Park. It’s a buy, sell and trade event on Saturday, May 13th from 10-12. There is also a Sun Flower table set up again for any kids or adults wanting to plant a flower.

Event page: facebook

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.

Blue Toque Take Over

I think I worded that wrong. I’m not taking over The Blue Toque but my illustrations are going to be looking over your shoulder as you eat your awesome breakfast/lunch at The Blue Toque! Get in there and buy one, if you want to continue the over-the-shoulder creeping from home. And you might! They are all originals and all signed by me.

Mountain Opus School of Music – May and June Classes

mosm-logo-transparent-600Mountain Opus School of Music is booking classes for 0-5 year olds. If you’re interested in any of the following, let them know before they book up.

Cuddle & Bounce (0-1 yr) Tuesdays @ 9am
Sing & Play (1-2 yrs) Tuesdays @ 10:30am
Wiggle & Grow (2-3 yrs) Wednesdays @ 5pm
Laugh & Learn (3-4 yrs) Thursdays @ 2:30pm
Move & Grove (4-5 yrs) Thursdays @ 1:30pm

Visit their website or email katie.mtopus@gmail.com or visit their website: www.mountainopus.ca

A Night At The Loaf For Bright Beginnings Preschool

I’m on the board of Bright Beginnings Preschool, a great community preschool that relies on fundraising to keep their fees down, and we’re hosting a wonderful night on May 6th at The Loaf. Naena Robinson is performing, canapés will be offered, drinks will be sipped and a silent auction will accept your bids. I’m looking for to it!

Tickets are available at Loaf or at Bright Beginnings Preschool or by emailing Kyndle at kyndle.m@hotmail.com.

Bright Beginnings Preschool Social and Fundraiser at The Loaf