Events

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Every May, we celebrate neighbourhood houses—and the people within them—with Neighbourhood House Week. Discover what your neighbourhood house has to offer through special events hosted from April 29-May 5, 2018.

Sunday, April 29

Sasamat Outdoor Centre
3302 Senkler Road, Belcarra (Port Moody)
Open House, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lunch is available for $5, and canoeing, climbing wall and archery will be open to try out.


Monday, April 30

Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver
Creative Playtime, 9-11 a.m.

North Shore Neighbourhood House
Free Hot Lunch for Childcare Programs, 12 p.m.
All six childcare programs are celebrating Neigbhourhood House Week with free hot lunches every day.

Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver
Meatless Monday Community Lunch, 12 p.m.

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Visit our House, 1-2 p.m.
Come check out Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House's space and ask about our childcare programs! Bring your ideas about community that you would like to share or email them to Anna.

Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Longhouse Lounge at Camp Alex, 2916 McBride Ave, Surrey
Lit Café returns with Spring Fever: Tales of Renewal, Hope, and Love, 7-9 p.m.
Five featured authors read from their works; followed by a Q&A with the author panel, and an open mic for aspiring authors. Refreshments available, admission by donation.


Tuesday, May 1


Qi Gong, 10-11 a.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

South Vancouver Food Hub, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
SVNH is partnering with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank to host a Food Hub at SVNH. The Food Hub will be held most Tuesday mornings.

Seniors Drop-In, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Socialize and enjoy great food with other seniors in the community for only $5/senior (55+).

Free Hot Lunch for Childcare Programs, 12 p.m.
North Shore Neighbourhood House
All six childcare programs are celebrating Neigbhourhood House Week with free hot lunches every day.

Community Lunch, 12 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

Visit our House, 1-2 p.m.
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Come check out Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House's space and ask about our childcare programs! Bring your ideas about community that you would like to share or email them to Anna.

Seniors Lounge, 1-3 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

Hospitality and Information Table, 3-5 p.m.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Kensington Prairie Children's Centre, 16824 132nd Avenue, Surrey
Come say hello to our friendly volunteers, enjoy some coffee and treats, and learn more about our programs and activities for adults, youth, children, and families.

Urban Farming Club, 3-5 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

Hiring Fair at the Youth Space, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Sunnyside Community Hall at Bakerview Park, 1845 154 Street, Surey
Come prepared to chat with 10+ super awesome local employers from various industries to find your perfect fit! Ages 13-24. Register at 604-542-7590 or online.

Flamenco Class for Youth 13-16 years old, 3:45-5 p.m.
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Come and get a taste of Spanish dancing from a leading flamenco instructor. Free taster class.

Parenting Matters: Legal Workshop for Single Mothers, 4-6 p.m.
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
800 East Broadway, Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory
Family Lawyer Zahra Jimale presents in this interactive workshop on current family law issues including custody/parenting, self representation and other areas of family law. Seats are limited so pre-registration is required. Contact Carmen.

Fathers Social Group, 6-8 p.m.
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Social gathering for fathers and grandfathers. Male parents (cis, trans, and questioning) share skills, knowledge, self-care advice, and build a healthy social network.

Yoga, 6:30-8 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver


Wednesday, May 2

Creative Playtime, 9-11 a.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

Hospitality and Information Table, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Camp Alexandra, 2916 McBride Avenue, Surrey
Come meet our staff, enjoy coffee and treats, and learn more about our many offerings. At noon, we'll have a ceremony to recognize our "super volunteer," Gary Crawford—who puts in hundreds of hours annually to support our maintenance and landscaping.

Nourish Bowl Community Lunch, 12 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

Free Community Lunch, 12 p.m.
North Shore Neighbourhood House
225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver
Offered by the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, North Shore Stroke Recovery Centre, and North Shore Neighbourhood House programs.

Free Hot Lunch for Childcare Programs, 12 p.m.
North Shore Neighbourhood House
All six childcare programs are celebrating Neigbhourhood House Week with free hot lunches every day.

Visit our House, 1-2 p.m.
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Come check out Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House's space and ask about our childcare programs! Bring your ideas about community that you would like to share or email them to Anna.

Crafty Neighbours Knitting & Crochet Club, 1-3 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

South Hill Mingler, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
5888 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Snacks, drinks, and entertainment at SVNH’s newest location. Help us recognize Neighbourhood House Week in South Hill!

Community BBQ on Broadway, 3:00-7 p.m.
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
800 East Broadway, Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory
Join us for burgers and sausages, salad and cake, as well as fun for the whole family.

Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver
MVP Art Drop-In Program, 4-8 p.m.

Smash Brothers Tournament at the Youth Space, 5-8 p.m.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Sunnyside Community Hall at Bakerview Park, 1845 154 Street, Surrey
Come compete in this popular video game. Ages 13-24.

Community Potluck, 6 p.m.
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Bring a home made dish and meet up with your neighbours for a fun free potluck at Kits House.

40th Anniversary Celebration Dinner, 6-9 p.m.
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
Sun Sui Wah Restaurant, 3888 Main Street, Vancouver
Join us for special multi-course Chinese feast at Sun Sui Wah, live music & special guests. A chance to bid on an excellent selection of silent auction items and a variety of delicious cakes at our live cake auction! Purchase tickets.

Wine & Cheese for Kensington-Cedar Cottage Community Leaders, 6:30-9 p.m.
Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House
4065 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
We are welcoming staff and board members from diverse Cedar Cottage neighbourhood organizations to:

RSVP to ccnh@cedarcottage.org.


Thursday, May 3

English Conversation Class, 10 a.m-12 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

Free Hot Lunch for Childcare Programs, 12 p.m.
North Shore Neighbourhood House
All six childcare programs are celebrating Neighbourhood House Week with free hot lunches every day.

Community Lunch, 12 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Community Wellness Lunch, 12-1 p.m.
Folks gather to socialize and share a tasty, nutritious meal that includes dessert. $4.50 for members, $5 for non-members.

Visit our House, 1-2 p.m.
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Come check out Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House's space and ask about our childcare programs! Bring your ideas about community that you would like to share or email them to Anna.

Good Neighbour Awards | Celebrating the Phillipines | Bayanihan: spirit of communal unity, 5:30-9 p.m.
Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC
The Good Neigbours Awards Celebration is an annual event hosted by the Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC (ANHBC). ANHBC owes its long-standing history to its many volunteers, community supporters, and neighbours. The Good Neighbours Awards offer an opportunity for staff, volunteers, and clients to come together to celebrate and honour those who have made significant and long lasting contributions to our Neighbourhood Houses and communities

Kits House BBQ, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Join us for lunch in our beautiful hall and be serenaded by the Kits House Drop-In Choir!

Hospitality and Information Table, 3-5 p.m.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Kensington Prairie Children's Centre, 16824 132nd Avenue, Surrey
Come say hello to our friendly volunteers, enjoy some coffee and treats, and learn more about our programs and activities for adults, youth, children, and families.

Sahaja Meditation, 6-8:30 p.m.
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Participate in some relaxing meditation for free with Brent Fiddler in the serene the garden room. Snacks and tea will be provided.


Friday, May 4

Community Food Hub, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver
With affordable produce market, until 12 p.m.

Family Drop-In, 10-11:30 a.m.
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Try out our family drop-in for kids 0-6 years old on Friday for only $3/child.

Jane's Walk in Mount Pleasant: Celebrating Seniors, 10-11:30 a.m.
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
800 East Broadway, Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory
Jane’s Walks encourage people to share stories about their neighbourhoods, discover unseen aspects of their communities, and use walking as a way to connect with their neighbours. Join us at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House for a senior-led walk by Darlina Ycaro. All are welcome! Free pedometers for participants who pre-register by contacting Omnia: OELShayeb@mpnh.org.

Marpole Community Consultation, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
As we are in the early stages of developing the Marpole Neighbourhood House (MNH), and we are excited to receive feedback from local residents about what they would like to see at MNH. Join us at St. Augustine’s Church (8680 Hudson Street) to share your thoughts!

Free Hot Lunch for Childcare Programs, 12 p.m.
North Shore Neighbourhood House
All six childcare programs are celebrating Neigbhourhood House Week with free hot lunches every day.

Visit our House, 1-2 p.m.
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Come check out Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House's space and ask about our childcare programs! Bring your ideas about community that you would like to share or email them to Anna.

Family Drop-In, 1:30-4 p.m.
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Parents and caregivers with young children (0-5 years old) learn, play, sing together, and meet other families. This program takes place at South Hill Neighbourhood Centre (5888 Fraser Street).

Karaoke at the Youth Space, 5-8 p.m.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Sunnyside Community Hall at Bakerview Park, 1845 154 Street, Surrey
Put on your best voice. There's a prize for the winner (as chosen by the audience). Ages 13-24.


Saturday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo Spanish Conversation Class, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver

Spring Open House, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Join us at SVNH for free entertainment, crafts, activities, prizes, and refreshments!

West End Food Series Launch, 2-4 p.m.
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver
Zero waste in the kitchen and DIY beeswax wraps workshop. Event details on Facebook.