June 2015 archive

Canada Day Celebrations in Champney’s West

Getting ready for Canada Day in Champney’s West! We are planning activities to start at 2 pm. There will be games, races, prizes, BBQ and Cake!  

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Mark your calendars

Summer is finally here, please don’t forget to mark your calendars for the events that will be taking place in Champney’s West this summer Canada Day  On the 1st July  Champney’s West will be remembering Memorial Day and celebrating Canada Day.  Details of the programme of events will be posted soon. Champney’s West Days August …

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We are still in the news

Lovely article in the Packet about Envirofest Day in May   Just in case you missed it here is the link http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2015-06-16/article-4183584/Going-green/1   

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Discovering the Discovery Trail – What a Great Weekend

Champney’s West had the pleasure of hosting a number of events run by Dale Jarvis last weekend.  Dale and his team have kindly posted a blog all about their time in Champney’s West and surrounding communities on the Intangible Cultural Heritage, Folklore and Oral History Site.  Please copy and paste this link http://doodledaddle.blogspot.ca/ into your …

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What do you love about Champney’s West?

Champney’s West is holding a public meeting at the recreation centre.  You are invited to share what you love about Champney’s West.  We will gather information about historic places, trails, old stories, place names, traditions and local knowledge. June 11th 7.00 p.m. The Recreation Centre Please come and join us

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Saving Our Stories – An introduction to Community Oral History in Port Union

Saving Our Stories – An Introduction to Community Oral History with folklorist Dale Jarvis. A free workshop organized by the Sir William F Coaker Heritage Foundation, Champney’s West Heritage Group, and the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. This workshop is open to anyone with an interest in local history, culture and folklore. It is intended …

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What, and where, is our heritage? Help Map Champney’s West Heritage

  Thursday, June 11th, 2015  7pm – 9 pm Recreation Hall, Jack’s Hill Champney’s West   This June, residents of Champney’s West will start to map out what their heritage means to them, with a little help from folklorist Dale Jarvis. In Newfoundland and Labrador, our living heritage is rich and diverse. It includes ballad …

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Raised Fish Garden – Plans Available

We have had so many compliments on our Raised Fish Garden we thought others may like to build their own. The Raised Fish Garden is 30’ X 8’.  We are looking to sell the plans for $10.00, they will include the drawings, material list, and recommended building techniques. If anyone is interested in having a …

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Spring Spruce Up Day – A Great Success

The weather was kind to us and we had a great turn out for the Champney’s West Spring Spruce Up Day. We had teams of who volunteers worked hard to : Clear the roads into and around the community of garbage Clear some brush and tidy the Fox Island Trail Plant the fabulous Raised Fish Garden …

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