People and Places
Stories on the people and places that make, shape and sustain the Hillside-Quadra neighbourhood.
November 14, 2017. Update from Eidsvold Lodge about the community activities that members are involved in – and an invitation to their annual Scandinavian Craft Fair on Saturday 18 November.read more
29 October, 2017: Topaz and Graham’s second annual community music event – made possible by a Neighbourhood Small Grant – was a great success. We sang the clouds away and we wooed the sun with harmony! Seven acts entertained residents from 4:00 until 9:00 pm.read more
June 15, 2017.
Over the next few years, the City of Victoria and several institutional partners, including BC Housing, School District 61 and the Capital Regional District, will reach out to Hillside-Quadra residents to develop a vision and a plan for the neighbourhood. Please share your ideas and participate in the grassroots planning process that unfolds in the autumn of 2017 and beyond. This is our opportunity to shape the future of our neighbourhood and city – and everyone has a role to play.
Posted May 31, 2017.
Our goal is to get more people in the community involved in recreational and social activities at the gym. By providing a variety of different programs and events, we aim to make the gym a fun and inclusive space for everyone.
Posted 31 May 2017.
Through volunteerism Quadra Village Community Centre cultivates a culture of Purpose, Service, Belonging, and Connection. The organization draw on the traits and skills of its volunteers to enhance its programs and to elevate personal and community capacity.
May 14, 2017. Looking for somewhere to connect with neighbours while your kids have fun playing? Then be sure to check out the new kinder gym program at the Quadra Village Neighbourhood Gym – Tuesday and Thursday mornings starting June 1st.read more
May 14 2017. Yesterday’s Quadra Village Day celebrations brought longtime Hillside-Quadra resident Doug Hudlin (1922-2014) to mind for a number of people. In response to this, we’re posting the following tribute to Doug that first appeared in the print edition of the Hillside-Quadra News in 2014.read more
March 19, 2017. On February 1 the gymnasium at the former Blanshard Elementary School opened its doors to the community as “The Quadra Village Neighbourhood Gym”. Under new management, through the Quadra Village Community Centre (QVCC), the gymnasium is now widely available for community use.read more
5 March, 2017. Kayla Siefried (Education Coordinator at the Compost Education Centre) inspires us to flex our green fingers in preparation for spring as she reflects on the value of food seeds and the beauty of the film “SEED: An Untold Story”.read more