Hastings Racecourse – Groom School

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 by The East Village


Do you love horses? The Hastings Racecourse Groom School is an intensive 2 week program offering both hands on and theoretical training.

Participants will learn how to properly care for and groom thoroughbred horses right here in Vancouver. For applicants with little or no experience with horses, the program will teach the skills required for an entry level groom’s position. Priority in this two week program will be given to Hastings-Sunrise and Downtown Eastside residents.

Application forms are available now at Hastings Racecourse. Deadline for submission is Friday, February 20, 2015.

Hastings North Community Partners Group – Community Small Grants

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 by The East Village


Do you have an idea that you want to undertake with your neighbours that would help bring the broader community together and improve our community? If so, and if you live in the eligible area, you can apply for a Community Small Grant of between $500 and $1500 from the Hastings North Community Partners Group (HNCPG).

Completed applications are to be dropped off in person no later than February 28th to the Hastings North Business Improvement Association, Attention: HNCPG, 2620 East Hastings Street. Please note that applications dropped off after February 28th cannot be accepted.

To download a CSG application, or for more details and information, please visit www.hastingsnorth.org or contact the HNCPG at info@hastingsnorth.org.

community small grants

Pallet Coffee Roasters’ Travel Mugs for 2015

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by The East Village


Need a new travel mug? Pallet Coffee Roasters have some awesome selection. Visit their store at 323 Semlin Drive to take a look!

pallet travel mug

Odd Society Spirits – Single Malt

Posted on: January 11th, 2015 by The East Village


We love this beautiful video from Odette starring our friends from Odd Society Spirits. Don't miss their whisky & chocolate tasting on Tuesday, Jan. 13th at 7pm. For more info contact miriam@oddsocietyspirits.com

Welcome Di Oliva Tasting Bar!

Posted on: December 19th, 2014 by The East Village


An Italian Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Tasting Bar right here in our neighborhood. Located at 2632 East Hastings Street.

Taste them all and find out which one you'd like to use in your next culinary creation.

Di Oliva Tasting Bar

East Village Late Night Shopping

Posted on: December 2nd, 2014 by The East Village


Join us December 4th for a special late night shopping event on Hastings Street!