More stories from our friendly neighbours at Tamam Palestinian Restaurant and BK Market on Hastings Street. We were thrilled to get to know these amazing locally-minded business owners. Stay tuned for more stories!
Funded by the Hastings Legacy Fund.
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Another year has come and soon it will be October and kids will be thinking about Halloween and pumpkins. Frog Hollow will be hosting their 17th annual Pumpkin Patch in the City on Saturday, October 21st, 2017.
Free Admission with activities include:
– Arts Harvest Exhibition
– Halloween Crafts
– Face Painting
– Small price for games & contests
– And much more…
See attached flyer for more info. Also, if you are a youth and would like to volunteer, applications will be available soon.
Through our Generating Connections Project, youth and senior volunteers conducted interviews with businesses in the Hastings-Sunrise area. The East Café and Di Oliva were kind enough to participate in our project. Below are their stories. Stay tuned for more interviews! Di Oliva East Café
Funded by the Hastings Legacy Grant
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Tagged business interviews, community connections, Community Stories, food, frog hollow, Hastings-Sunrise, intergenerational, local cafes, seniors, sharing, Stories, travel
The seniors had fun trying out the new toy. One of them said it was easy walking with their arms and legs at the same time.
So what is a Nordic Pole? It’s like walking sticks that helps you to balance and improves your posture. There are some cool benefits too. Reducing diabetes, high blood pressure, builds upper core muscles, it’s an overall great cardio workout.
Check out our photos! Would you try it?
*Photos courtesy of Gloria Tsui
Can you believe there’s one week left of summer break before school starts? This Thursday, August 31st, come join us on the final day at “Frogs in the Park” at Clinton Park for the Harvest Festival from 10am to 2pm. This event will feature arts & crafts, games, Tai Chi, dance, vegetable contest, baked goods fundraising, Carnival Band appearance, and much more!
If it rains, it will be held at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House.
More about the vegetable contest: Enter your proudest vegetable you have grown and win a prize. Contest entry close at 11:45am and announcement begins at noon.
Our walk today mainly is to hand out information in related to next Thursday August 31 from 10:00am – 1:00pm Harvest Festival held at Clinton Park together with Fundraiser at Harvest Festival. We have distributed flyers in the neighbourhood around Clinton Park and stopped at the park for Eva and the youth’s tasty smoothie. So please come by on the day to have fun with us!