The 2016 Big Draw Festival

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Village Vancouver’s Annual Potluck, 2016

Village Vancouver’s fabulous 7th annual family friendly, zero waste community potluck celebration.

Delicious local food, live local music, kids area and activities, seed library/seed swap…more details to follow!

Bring some food or bevvies to share, meet your neighbours, and hang out. FREE and open to everyone!

RSVP here or to ross@villagevancouver.ca

Time: October 19, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm

Location: Heritage Hall

Street: 3102 Main St. (15th & Main)

City/Town: Vancouver

Event Neighbourhood and Type: main st., potluck, community, gathering, music"

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Spicy Sauerkraut (FREE workshop)

"Spicy Sauerkraut (FREE workshop)

Learn to make spicy sauerkraut using local produce in this Kits Village Collaborative Garden workshop. Probiotic, raw, vegan, and Paleo-friendly. Create the fermentation and take home a jar seasoned with your own custom spice mixture (spicy or non-spicy – your choice). Wear clothes you don’t mind preparing food in. Bring any of the following items that you can: cutting board, large knife, kitchen scissors, large bowl or tub, 500ml wide-mouth jar and lid. Instructor: Alyssa Kohlman.

FREE. Register here(http://www.villagevancouver.ca/events/spicy-sauerkraut-free-workshop) or to ross@villagevancouver.ca. by 2 pm Sept 29. Max 8 participants.

If you’d like to opt out of event invitations or other types of messages from the Village Vancouver website visit your email settings page here:http://www.villagevancouver.ca/profiles/profile/emailSettings.

Time: September 29, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: Kits, near beach. RSVP for address

Street: Kits, near beach. RSVP for address

City/Town: Vancouver

Phone: Register here or at ross@villagevancouver.ca by 2 pm Sept 29. Limit 8 participants.

Event Neighbourhood and Type: kits, fermenting, food, workshop, kits village collaborative garden"

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Vancouver Tree Weekend

Why not contribute to reforresting Vancouver? At $10 a tree, we can be well on our way to making a difference. http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/vancouver-tree-weekend.aspx

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Dinner in the Sky, 2016

Dinner in the Sky: 150 feet in the air, would you dare? http://dailyhive.com/vancouver/dinner-in-the-sky-vancouver-2016

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The Colour Run, 2016

http://ca.thecolorrun.com/locations/vancouver/

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How to Visit with Friends More Often

http://www.thekitchn.com/5-rules-for-hosting-a-crappy-dinner-party-235815

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Tax Breaks as an Incentive to Repair Rather than Replace

Would it not be so great to see this government incentive in Canada?
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/19/waste-not-want-not-sweden-tax-breaks-repairs

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Community Upcycling Free Crafting Opportunity

Like to get crafty? This Sunday is…
https://www.facebook.com/events/1764833320460595/?ti=cl

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“Nobody’s Perfect” Parenting Group

"Eastside Family Place Society is offering it’s "Nobody’s Perfect" parenting group soon and we have a couple of spots left. This is a very popular program, with 2 wonderful, highly effective facilitators. Come talk with others going through the same things you are about the joys and challenges of life as a parent of kids under 6, all the while your children are having fun in the room next to you. We’re offering it in the evenings, giving both parents a chance to attend together. Participants tell us that they love the chance to talk about parenting, and just life, together, without the children! Starts Tues, Sept 27- Nov 1, 6-8pm. Free, with childminding for ages 18 months to 6. If you are interested, please get in touch soon! info@eastsidefamilyplace.org"

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