Stories

September 13 2014
St. Mark's, 1805 Larch Street, Vancouver

Canning and pickling are easy, but the process requires lots of space and a little patience. So join us -- Lisa and Chloë -- at a big commercial kitchen in Kitsilano to pickle some vegetables and can fresh fruit on Saturday September 13, 2014 from noon-8pm.

Want to attend? Let us know here. Kitchen space is limited!

October 6 2014
Kitsilano

Join us for our third book presentation Monday, October the 6th @ 7 PM in Kitsilano.

Our guest author for this meeting is Daniel Kalla . We will discuss his novel "The far side of the sky" and we will have the chance to ask him how he manages to be a doctor, a writer and a family man.

About the book:

June 22 2014 to August 16 2014
Queensborough Community Centre, Hume Park, Moody Park, Grimston Park, Ryall Park, Summer Block Party at Salvation Army

Started with Queensborough Children's Festival on June 22 at the Queensborough Community Centre, I planned and hosted 6 reading flash mobs events throughout the summer. We visited Ryall park, Moody Park, Grimston Park, Hume Park, and the last event we partnered with Summer Block Party (https://www.facebook.com/events/916852781674801/) to bring the whole community together.

June 27 2014
Lower Hume Park

For promoting my project, I designed a poster and had posters up in Judy Darcy's office, BC housing seniors house, Royal City Centre and Seniors Services Society. On Friday June 27, I rented out the picnic shelter in Lower Hume Park and invited all the seniors in New Westminster to come for BBQ and Bingo in the park. We provided free hotdogs, burgers, salads, fruits, coffee teas and water for everyone. We also had MLA Judy Darcy sponsored us with a cake.

August 11 2014 to August 19 2014
Connaught Heights Park, New Westminster

What a wonderful 8 days in our neighbourhood! We began our project Monday, with kids from ages 3-18 years making painted butterflies with mini-flashlight tails, to be used as decorations in our final performance. Classical Indian dance moves were taught to the group next by local teen dancers Simran and Rachelle. All the teens were wonderful mentors to the younger fry all week. The last hour of each day was reserved for rehearsals of the edited script of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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