Monthly Archives: October 2016

‘The Pianist: A Concert Catastrophe’

Tuesday night we went to York Theatre on Commercial Drive to see the above comedy. Thanks to Manda for taken a few photos before the show because photos were not allowed to be taken when the show started.  It is … Continue reading

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Helping Children with Halloween Fears

Halloween can be a very scary time for some children. This is a normal reaction, especially for young children. Young children have strong imaginations and they cannot tell the difference between real and pretend. Masks and costumes can be scary … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch in the City [Photos & Recap]

It was a fun-filled day at the Pumpkin Patch at Frog Hollow. We were lucky to have some sunshine on that day. It was a great turnout. It was quite busy actually. We’ve connected with different families, neighbours, as well … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Pumpkin Patch

There’s just one more day left (it’s tomorrow) before the famous Pumpkin Patch event at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House. Staff and volunteers are working hard with planning, set up, and prepping the place for an exciting Halloween themed carnival, Art … Continue reading

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Community Walk (clean up)

Today’s walk is going with Hasting’s Community Policing to do the clean up in Clinton Park.  We picked up the essential tools prepared by them at Frog Hollow then heading to Clinton Park.  We were divided into two groups after … Continue reading

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Community Neighbourhood Stories: Laughing Bean

Another exciting visit to one of local businesses in the Hastings-Sunrise Neighbourhood area of Vancouver. We’ve made an appointment to interview Rebecca and Wayne, owners of Laughing Bean Coffee Shop. Video: Meet Rebecca and Wayne Filmed and edited by Jennie … Continue reading

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Community Walk/Friendship Group

October 5 was our regular community walk day.  We left Frog Hollow at 12:45pm with a small group of walkers this time, actually all the comers belonged to “Friendship” group too.  We meet on the first Friday every month at … Continue reading

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Host an Inclusive Thanksgiving!

We live in a global environment, people of all shapes, sizes, creeds, needs likes and dislikes. Thanksgiving historically has been a way to celebrate and be thankful for the fall harvest, but today it’s become the time of year to … Continue reading

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Community Neighbourhood Stories: Tot2Teen Dental

If you’ve ever walked or drove along the Hastings St. in East Vancouver area, you will see many shops along the street: coffee shops, dental clinics, pharmacy stores, banks, restaurants, etc. This day, we connected with Tot2Teen Dental (2651 E. … Continue reading

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