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Summer Community Clean-Up Dates 2019

Removing debris and unwanted graffiti not only makes the neighbourhood cleaner, it also makes it safer. Research has shown that systematic removal of garbage and…

Let’s Welcome Erin and Pavin from Chiro Culture to the Community

Dr’s Erin and Pavin have teamed up to create Chiro Culture, a family based chiropractic studio located next door to Bosa Foods at 550 Victoria…

Sunrise Summer Kickoff 2019

Get ready to celebrate the summer season with cultural performances, delicious barbeque food, and of course, street hockey. (more…)

Bike 2 Work Week 2019

It’s easy, fun and free to participate in Bike to Work Week presented by JUMP. Here’s how it works: 1. Register for Bike to Work…

Harvest Haus teams with the PNE to create “Harvestland”

Vancouver, BC (April 25, 2019) — The producers of Vancouver’s flagship Oktoberfest party, Harvest Haus, are pleased to announce their partnership with the iconic Pacific National…

Classic, Southern-style barbecue event series heats up for the summer

Vancouver, BC, April 24, 2019 – Four friends who share a love for good-ol’, Southern-style barbecue come together this month to kick-start summer’s much anticipated…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Jim and Maria

Walking through the doors of Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, you are immediately thrown into the hustle and bustle of busy bodies and smiling faces. Greeted by…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Brian

After 8 years of volunteering on the Board of Directors for the VGH Thrift Store, Brian Jones’ enthusiasm is still as infectious as if it…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet James

Hardly ever in one place for long, you’ll see James, the store manager racing between the back room and the front counter. James steers the…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet José

José has been a volunteer at the VGH Thrift Store for just over a year as a cashier. Like many of the volunteers, José wears…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Andrea

The back room of the VGH Thrift Store is comparable to Santa’s workshop where all of the magic happens. Buzzing with action, we managed to…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Lisa

If Lisa isn’t pages deep into the latest horror novel, it is very likely you will find her buried in the bookshelves at the VGH…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Sarah

Perhaps you have seen her working at Shoppers Drug Mart or strolling through the neighbourhood, but there is a good chance you will find Sarah…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Sheldon

Tucked away behind a large box of kale, Sheldon tries to keep up with the restocking of produce at Kiwassa’s low-cost produce market. Sheldon has…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Eleni

Eleni Kottos is the type of person that makes Monday mornings feel like Friday afternoons. This bubbly volunteer works the front counter at the Hastings…

Volunteer Week in The East Village: Meet Anne

You may recognize this familiar face from Shane Simpson’s office, but outside of the office, Anne continues to be a valuable and integral part of…

BIA WEEK IN VANCOUVER #30YEARSTRONG

This week we are celebrating 30 Years of Business Improvement Associations (BIAs) in Vancouver! The very first BIA in Vancouver was established in 1989 and…

2019 Chocolate Challenge at The Gourmet Warehouse

The Gourmet Warehouse hosts this annual event to support local programs involving kids and food. This years proceeds from the event will benefit Vancouver Firefighter…

2019 Vancouver Magazine Finalists

Every year, Vancouver magazine recognizes the best and brightest in Vancouver’s thriving culinary scene at its annual Restaurant Awards. This year, we’re celebrating a very special…

Spring Information Sessions @ HSCPC 2019

Come join us on one of the following Information Session dates to learn more about volunteering at the Hastings Sunrise Community Policing Centre. (more…)

Spring Community Clean-Up Dates 2019

Removing debris and unwanted graffiti not only makes the neighbourhood cleaner, it also makes it safer. Research has shown that systematic removal of garbage and…

Dining Out For Life: A Loving Spoonful

ON THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019, JOIN US AND THOUSANDS OF OTHERS AS WE HELP OTHERS ONE SPOONFUL AT A TIME! On Thursday, March 14, 2019,…

MI CASA ES BREW CASA: TACOFINO BEER DINNER SERIES

For the second consecutive year, Tacofino will pair its beloved Baja-by-way-of-West-Coast cuisine with BC’s craft beer community when it continues its sold-out monthly Beer Dinner…

Meet Andrew Nemr: Executive Director of Vancouver Tap Dance Society

After months of touring across the globe, on October 29th, Andrew Nemr found himself in Vancouver. Two years ago, Andrew received a call from Sas…