Fawn Park improvements completed… for now!

  [nggallery id=19] Fawn Park improvements completed… for now! There was a lot of activity at Fawn Park this spring as landscaping changes were made to modernize and improve the site. The fencing on three sides was removed and new fencing was installed along the alley on two sides of the park. The path was partially diverted to make room for […]

Spring Cleanup Events Wrap-Up

Spring Cleanup Events Wrap-Up Well, our 17th Annual Parade of Garage Sales, sponsored by Ed Belanger of Maxwell Realty was only slightly warmer than 2014’s event, but at least the snow held off! Despite the cooler weather, the sales again were very strong – the die hard garage salers couldn’t be kept away from one […]

An Evening of Wine, Beer & Cheese an evening to remember!

[nggallery id=18] What an amazing night! An Evening of Wine, Beer & Cheese, sponsored by Focus Equities, on February 28th was another resounding community success! We packed the In-Definite Arts’ Optimist Gallery with a sell-out crowd buzzing with great energy and fabulous neighbors. Residents were treated to some lovely wine and beer, dined on delicious […]

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 […]

An open letter to Fairview residents from the Community Garden Committee regarding the garden site location

An open letter to Fairview residents from the Community Garden Committee As previously announced, the baseball diamond site behind the community building has been chosen for the community garden site. The committee is still going through the application process with the City of Calgary. Community members can rest assured that the community garden committee put […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!