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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 : Skating On Christmas Eve

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From the City of Fernie: Join us at the Fernie Memorial Arena Christmas Eve for public skating from 1:00pm to 3:00pm!  The season Skating Schedule is available online.


It’s Lantern Festival Day!! It All Begins At The Arts Station

The Fernie Lantern Festival - Into The Woods - Fernie BC

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…City’s Budget Survey

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From City of Fernie:

“Council is once again seeking public input into the development of the annual budget!  “We are asking the public to let us know what’s important to them in order to inform a plan that will provide sustainable services and infrastructure that citizens expect while remaining within current funding constraints” Mayor Giuliano.  We’re asking the public to complete a short Budget Survey to help shape and inform the 2017 budget” Read more here.

Survey closes November 6, 2016

Fernie Lantern Festival 2016 Planning Begins

Fernie Lantern Festival - Into The Woods

Just wanted to let you know, the planning of Fernie’s Lantern Festival 2016 has begun and we’re cooking up a good one. Here’s a little peek into the theme for this year.

If you’re interested in the event, because it’s a good one, there are a few ways you can help out.
Make your own lantern to be displayed and paraded about at the festival. Although the theme is Into The Woods, you are more than welcome to create whatever you fancy. We offer space at the Arts Station in the fall, where you will have access to materials and lantern making inspiration. Schedule coming soon!
Join the team. We are creating an enchanted world for all our festival goers to interact with. It’s a lot of work to put it together and a few extra hands are always welcome. If you’re not into building, there are many other ways you can help us stay organized and on schedule.
Lend some materials. A lantern festival needs a lot of lights! If you have christmas lights (outdoor) that we can use for the night, we would love to borrow them. All materials to be returned! Promise.
Beyond lights, we are always looking for:
• old bamboo blinds
• long willow branches
• wood scraps
• house spot lights

Did You Know : Hogwarts Halloween Party Tonight!

halloween at Fernie's Courthouse(above: from Halloween 2010)

(from City of Fernie’s website) Fernie Leisure Services Department is hosting a Hogwarts – Halloween Party! Bring your carved pumpkin for the pumpkin carving contest, tour haunted Knockturn Alley, have a treat or make a craft. Friday, October 30, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Fernie’s Historical Court House located at 401-4th Avenue.

Witches and wizard costumes are optional. Please bring a non-perishable food item for admission.