Stories

October 26 2014

Come one, come all to the 3rd annual Apple Press Festival. Participants try their hand at crushing, grinding, and pressing apples. In addition, there are activities like an apple home-run derby, a pressing competition, and old-time games like corn-hole and juggling.The festival aims to bring the community together not only to celebrate the harvest, but to roll up their sleeves and actively participate in it. The Press Fest raises awareness of the great potential of local apples as a readily-available nutrient source, sweetener, fermenting ingredient, and all-around fantastic fruit.

September 27 2014
Parkgate Community Centre (senior's multipurpose room)

 

Come and share the love and passion for food while making new friends in your community!

Each workshop will be different and exciting and will provide you with the tools to separate food facts from myths.

“The Mystery Behind Grains”

Discover how ancient civilizations use grains to gain essential nutrients and prevent disease.

Location: Parkgate Community Centre (senior’s multipurpose room)

Date & Time: September 27th @11am -1pm

Workshops are free but you must register by calling Monica at (604) 904-0829 between

September 26 2014
Kitsilano Public Library/Between Kitsilano Beach and Spanish Banks Beach

The purpose of this event is to connect various ethnic newcomers to neighbours through a cycling. The event consists of two components. One is a workshop by instructor who is cyclist and neighbor as well. The workshop covers road safety and regulations for 2 hours. After that a on-road training will be followed. There will be a 2 hour round trip along the beach bicycle route and socialize together with lunch. Through the event, participants can have an opportunity to know how to bike safely and to connect with neighbours.

September 26 2014
Kitsilano Public Library/Between Kitsilano Beach and Spanish Banks Beach

The purpose of this project is to connect various ethinc newcomers to neighbours through cycling. This project consists of two activities. One is a workshop by instructors who are cyclists and neighbours as well. The workshop covers cycling road safety, regulations and bike maintenance  tips for 2 hours. After that the other activity which is a on-road training will be followed. It is designed for 2 hour round trip along the beach bicycle route including having lunch and socializing together.

August 27 2014
Moody Park Playground/Waterpark

My name is Nur and I am 12 years old. I applied for a neighbourhood small grant from family services of greater Vancouver in New Westminster and Funded by Vancouver Foundation. This year was my second year to apply for 'The Fun Day for all the kids in New Westminster’.

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