In-Definite Arts’ Legacy Flags on Heritage Drive

New banner art brightens Southeast Calgary! The next time you travel down Heritage Drive SE, look up! Eight of the city’s street lighting poles (four east and four west of Fairmount Drive) have recently been outfitted with colorful new banner art by local Calgary artists. The banners are presented by In-Definite Arts, a creative arts […]

Kathleen Morrison – Fairview’s International Operatic Soprano!

Kathleen Morrison: Fairview’s International Operatic Soprano! Kathleen Morrison has some advice she wants to share: when faced with a decision about a life-changing move, get out there and make it happen – otherwise you will regret it for the rest of your life. Morrison, wise beyond her years, has the experience to back it up. […]

Little Free Libraries – building literacy one library at a time!

Fairviewers joined together with our Acadia neighbours in late November for a day of woodworking as we built our first set of Little Free Libraries (LFLs).  We had a great time building each small wooden library under the direction of Kevin Bentley, who has been building LFLs with communities in Calgary for several years and […]

Fairview’s Family Festival and Film Night! Friday, September 11th, Flavelle Park

  Are you ready for some exciting, free, family fun right here in Fairview? Fairview’s premiere annual social event is coming up fast on Friday, September 12th. The fun for Fairview’s Family Festival and Film Night begins at 6:00pm Admission is free! Be sure to bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and bug spray. We […]

Flint Park utility box art – the story behind the artist and the art

The Utility Box Public Art Program began in 2010 as a pilot project by the Roads department to reduce graffiti vandalism. It’s popularity across the city cemented it’s permanency in 2011 and over 100 boxes have been painted by local artists since its inception. As we mentioned in last month’s newsletter, the utility box in […]

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 […]