Category Archives: Informational

Pumpkin Patches Festival

Last Saturday October 20 we have a great time on the day here are some photos to share. The above are pictures from the Art Harvest. Here are other activities happening on the day.

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All in the Family – written by Marcia Toms

In 1964, Carmelo and Ella Renzullo established Renzullo Food Market on Nanaimo Street, adjacent to Kitchener.  They also set up housekeeping in a home on Nanaimo, directly across from their store. Aptly named “Casa Renzullo,” it is reminiscent of their … Continue reading

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It was 54 years ago, but seems like yesterday – written by Marcia Toms

On August 22nd, 1964, Empire Stadium succumbed to the first volley of the British Invasion of North America: the Beatles performed at Empire Stadium. It was seven years after the Elvis Edition of Rock ‘n Roll mayhem, and, it seemed, … Continue reading

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‘The King’ comes to Hastings-Sunrise – written by Marcia Toms

There is a long history of live jazz and blues in Vancouver, where, even before World War One, artists jammed into Chinatown’s commercial district.   They played at small clubs and pubs, including The Patricia which still hosts live music.  When … Continue reading

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Sabatino’s Story written by Marcia Toms

When Sabatino arrived in Vancouver as a very young boy, his family moved to East Van and never left.  The post – World War Two years were times of high immigration, mostly from Europe, and of initial hardship for many … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival

If you have missed the event I would like to share some happy moments with you.

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Nature Walk Workshop

Come join us on a Nature Walk with Lori Snyder and learn about our local Indeigenous plans right in your neighbourhood! Rain or shine! See flyer below. Contact Eva for more info.

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Frogs in the Park

We were at Clinton park every Tuesday!  What do we have here? Check this out, Veggies provided by Spark BC. Seeds give away, did you know you can plant in august, come down and get your seeds! I have kale, … Continue reading

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Story Gathering Sessions

Exploring Stories of the Hastings-Sunrise Area Be a part of this collective social art project by sharing your stories and memories of the Hastings-Sunrise area. We will discuss pre and post settlement history, changes in the neighbourhood and its impacts … Continue reading

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2018 Good Neighbours Award

Last night (May 3rd, 2018) was the Good Neighbours Award event hosted by ANHBC (Association of Neighbourhood Houses). It was a fun and eventful evening. Congratulations to all the award recipients and we thank them for their commitment and contributions … Continue reading

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