An Evening of Wine and Cheese Scores Again for Fairview!

[nggallery id=8] Fairview’s 2nd An Evening of Wine and Cheese was held on Saturday, March 2nd at In-Definite Arts. The venue was beautifully set up and the natural art decor background made it a perfect setting for such an event. Bryan Bayley, a local Ward 9 musician, provided an excellent array of music just right to […]

Flint Park Concept Plans

On October 30th, 2012 at the Fairview Community Association’s Special General Meeting, the City of Calgary unveiled preliminary concept plans for Flint Park. The plans include significant upgrades and changes to help improve the functionality, use and esthetics of this valuable green space. The plans were developed with input from residents through our Parks Survey […]

Flavelle playground Grand Re-opening a hit!

[nggallery id=5]   Thank you to everyone who came out to our Grand Re-Opening Celebration at Flavelle Park on October 13th! We had excellent weather and a great turn out.  The morning started off with kids of all ages playing on the playground, joining in with the games that the City of Calgary Youth Leaders […]

Fairview remains one of the best: Avenue Magazine

For the second year in a row, the community of Fairview has placed in the list of the top ten neighbourhoods in Calgary in Avenue Magazine’s Best Neighbourhoods survey. Fairview placed 5th overall, up from 6th place in 2011. Further, it was ranked the top community to buy a previously owned detached starter home in […]

Flavelle Playground Build – Another Community Success!

[nggallery id=4] The Flavelle playground build on August 24th and 25th was a great success, although we did not have the weather on our side for the Friday morning! We would like to say an extra special thank you to those Penn West Exploration volunteers who came out and battled through the rain and our […]

A Short History on the Playground Committee

The regeneration of Fairview’s playgrounds was first envisioned out of the Conversations Fairview forums in September 2010 (led by former board member Lindsay Meads), where concerned residents gathered to share ideas on improving our community. After discussions with the City of Calgary we learned that, although Fairview’s playgrounds are aging and in some cases unsafe […]

Playground Update

An update on the Flavelle Playground status: The Fairview Community Association has approved and is currently applying for an account with the Parks Foundation (known as Project Gift Administration (PGA), for more details, see: http://www.parksfdn.com). This is a financial management system run by the Parks Foundation to manage the playground/park rebuild monies which is very […]

Fairview Community Scores a BIG Hit for An Evening of Wine and Cheese

The Evening of Wine and Cheese on November 18th was everything that a local fundraising event should be: fun, entertaining, satisfying and most of all successful. This event aimed to raise funds for the purchase of playground equipment for Flavelle Park . This function was spearheaded by the dynamic duo of Tracy Sanford and Melody […]

Season’s Greetings!

The Fairview Community Association wishes you and all of your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We look forward to more wonderful community building times in 2012, a year of more renewal, great new relationships and engagement with all community members!