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The first ever Stanley Park Bioblitz, August 20/21

With community help, this 24 hour citizen science relay aims to identify as many living things as possible in the Park.   Together with scientists, local stewardship groups and YOU, we hope to increase our knowledge of the Park’s native biodiversity. Events running throughout the two days are FREE and open to the public. Enjoy hands-on […]

WERA community bbq Saturday August 13

WERA bbq was a great success today. We served over 380 servings of hotdogs today. I met up with lots of old friends from WERA and many friends from the West End. Thanks to everyone who came out to say hi and have a hotdog and chat. Special thanks to WERA president Christine Ackermann (photo […]

Art and heritage walking tour in the gardens of Mole Hill

This Saturday August 20th at 10am and 2pm – learn about the history of Mole Hill from the early settlers, Elizabeth and Henry Mole, in the 19th century to the present day Society! Join Sean McEwan and Michael Kluckner as they take you on a walking tour around Mole Hill to talk about how the […]

Free community BBQ this Saturday in Nelson Park hosted by WERA

Happy Pride 2011

More photos from Pride Parade

COPE open table tennis tournament at Car Free Day Main Street

Car Free Day this Sunday June 19 on Main St. between 12th Ave. and 29th Ave. Time: 12pm to 8pm (streets closed from 10am to 10pm). For more info on Car Free Day in Vancouver on Commercial Dr., West End and Kitsilano:Car Free Day Come join me and the COPE Ping Pong team in an […]

Walk in the old Growth and restoration forest zones of Stanley Park

Stanley Park Ecology Society presents a Father’s Day walk Stanley Park’s forests are a quilt of first, second, and more recent growth trees. Within this 2-hour show-and-tell walk, City Arborist Bill Stephen will share strategies of management in regions of old growth, past plantations, and restoration zones of the 2006 hurricane force winds. He will […]

Philippine Independence celebration at Solcan Park Saturday June 11

Congratulate to Filipino Canadians in Vancouver on the 113th Anniversary of the National Declaration of Philippine Independence celebrated on June 11, 2011. There will be a local celebration at the Pista Ng Bayan Barbecue at Slocan Park (next to 29th Avenue SkyTrain Station) beginning at 10:00 am. I am going to head our there and […]

COPE 2011 Summer Solstice BBQ

COPE 2011 Summer Solstice BBQ Buy you tickets online On Tuesday, June 21st, COPE will once again host it’s annual Summer Solstice BBQ. Enjoy the longest day of summer at the beautiful Vancouver Rowing Club in Stanley Park, surrounded by great friends and a priceless waterfront view. Along with the view, enjoy entertainment, an arts […]

West End Car Free Day Needs Volunteers

We Need Day Of Volunteers Car Free Vancouver still needs day of volunteers! Our volunteer orientation sessions will be happening: West End Thursday, June 9 at 7-9pm Bidwell Room at the West End Community Centre Saturday, June 11 at 2-4pm Barclay Room at the West End Community Centre WE Car Free Site