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*CORRECTED DESCRIPTIONS July 24-28: Working w/Invasive Species Eco-Art workshop series (Paper Making, Making Drawing Ink, and Making Charcoal Pencils) and hands-on Vertical Gardening/Drip Irrigation

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*CORRECTED DESCRIPTIONS July 24-28: Working w/Invasive Species Eco-Art workshop series (Paper Making, Making Drawing Ink, and Making Charcoal Pencils) and hands-on Vertical Gardening/Drip Irrigation

Time: July 24, 2022 at 10am to July 28, 2022 at 9pm
Location: McBride Park Fieldhouse
Street: 2049 Waterloo St.
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: registration: Charcoal and Drawing Ink at admin@villagevancouver.ca and Paper and Vertical in Vancouver Recreation or with W. Pt. Grey Community Centre
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kits, eco-art, invasive species, vertical gardening, drip irrigation, workshop, westside food festival
Organized By: Village Vancouver and Westside, Marpole Oakridge and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks.
Latest Activity: Jul 23

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Event Description

All workshops take place at or outside of McBride Park Fieldhouse (2049 Waterloo St.) and are free. Registration required.

Sunday July 24 10-10:45 am Eco-Art: Making Invasive Species Charcoal Pencils
In this workshop with Joshua Ralph, you'll learn to render Himalayan Blackberry + Black Locust into usable charcoal pencils. Stick around after the demo to use the new art supplies for some nature journaling! Supplies + journaling paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own sketchbooks. Project support from Canada Service Corps, Rising Youth, and Opus Art Supplies. We'll have a community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Register: admin@villagevancouver.ca


Sunday July 24 11-11:45 am Eco-Art: Making Invasive Species Drawing Ink
In this workshop, you'll join artist Joshua Ralph in making ink from invasive European Mountain Ash sourced from local restoration sites. Participants will be provided with paintbrushes and containers to take home with the ink. Project support from Canada Service Corps, Rising Youth, and Opus Art Supplies. We'll have a community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Register: admin@villagevancouver.ca


Tuesday July 26 5:45-7 pm Eco-Art: Making Paper with Invasive Species Register: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/422369


Thursday July 28 6-9 pm Hands-on Vertical Gardening/Drip Irrigation Register: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/hands-on-vertical-gardening-drip-irrigation/422363

Part of Village Vancouver and Westside, Marpole Oakridge and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Network's 6th annual Westside Food Festival (14 June-1 August, 2022).

We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Village Vancouver and Westside and Marpole Oakridge NFN's are members of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (http://vancouverfoodnetworks.com) - check it out!

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