Category: Village of Cumberland

Forest Stories Summer Arts Camp

This  NEW 2-week Forest Stories Summer Camp ​is presented by the Cumberland Community Forest Society, Elevate and Convoy​. Designed for 7 –12 year olds​​ the program is built around theatre, music,and forest myths and legends. The connecting themes are creativity, nature and community. 
 
9 am 3 pm ​daily ​July 16-20 and 23-27 and final celebration Saturday July 28th in #6 Park.

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Victoria Day Long Weekend in Cumberland 1888 to 2018 – Celebrating 130 Years

The May Long Weekend is around the corner. There is no better place to celebrate the ‘unofficial’ beginning of the summer season than at Victoria Day Celebrations in Cumberland, May 19th to 21st. The weekend kicks off this Saturday with Cumberland’s annual street market extravaganza – Village Market Day, the ever popular Soap Box Derby, a meet and greet reunion for ‘old’ and ‘new’ Cumberland, and an epic garage sale at the Cumberland Community Church. Head to Cumberland Village Park and enjoy a meal at the Cumberland Community School PAC concession, take in the Washoe tournament, and share a table at the beer garden. Festivities run from 10am to 6pm.

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New Spring Programs at Cumberland Recreation

With the new season comes a range of new programs at Cumberland Recreation, with activities offered for all ages and stages.
New dance programs, Creative Dance for preschoolers and Beginner Ballet (6-8 yrs), enhance self-expression and body-awareness while developing basic fundamentals of dance.

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New Program for Youth Thanks to Comox Valley Foundation

Cumberland Recreation would like to extend a big thank you to the Comox Valley Community Foundation for their support in creating free youth programs in Cumberland. Their donation was used to purchase an inflatable obstacle course that will be available to rent for birthday parties. All proceeds go to supporting a free “Youth Drop-in Gym” program and other low cost youth recreation.

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Cumberland Heritage Day in Cumberland

Celebrate our regions history and heritage at the 16th annual Cumberland Heritage Faire! Explore a wide range of displays featuring local histories, genealogy, traditional craft making, antique tools, demonstrations, and so much more. Enjoy musical entertainment for the entire family from local favourites including the Old Time Fiddlers, Time for Uke, and the Barbershop Quartet. Stop by the concession for a homemade lunch. The Faire takes place 10am – 4pm in the Cumberland OAP Hall and Cultural Centre at 1st Street and Dunsmuir Avenue. Admission is by donation. Search ‘Cumberland Heritage Faire 2018’ on Facebook for further information.

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Cumberland WinterFaire

Cumberland WinterFaire continues to grow, this year featuring the exceptional talents of over 70 crafters and artists under three roofs; the Cumberland Recreation Hall, Cumberland Museum and Archives, and new this year, the Cumberland Masonic Hall. Discover a variety of homemade, handmade, and fair trade goods at the Faire – original fashions, hand dyed and printed scarves, original paintings and prints, art cards, handmade local jewelry, toys and clothing for wee ones, functional pottery, wood products, delicious baked goods, natural wool pillows, unique seasonal wreaths, antique teacup gardens, herbal wellness products… and a partridge in a pair tree.

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