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Village Vancouver Events June-August 2018

June

Sat Jun 2 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jun 2 11 am-3 pm VV Marpole Oakridge Neighburhood Food Network Booth & Seed Library at Marpole Community Day (Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)

Sun Jun 3 10 am-noon Introduction to Seed Saving (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sun Jun 3 1-2:30 pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk (WE Community Centre)

Sun Jun 3 3-4 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (TBC) (Kits)

Sun Jun 3 4-6:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC) (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Tue Jun 5 6:30- 8 pm Main St. Village monthly workshop (Time TBC) (Little Mtn. Neighbourhood House)

Fri Jun 8 9:30-11:30 am Early Summer Gardening (Strathcona Community Centre)

Sat Jun 9 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jun 9 2:30-4:30 pm Healthy Soil for a Great Garden! (Kits Community Centre)

Sat Jun 9 5-6:30 pm VV Permaculture Plots work party (TBC) (Cottonwood Community Garden)

Sun Jun 10 1-2:30 pm Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (WE Community Centre)

Sun Jun 10 2:30-3:30 pm West End Urban Garden Club (WE Community Centre)

Sun Jun 10 3:30-6 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC) (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Sun Jun 10 6-7:30 pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

Mon Jun 11 6:30-8:30 pm Intro to Fermenting (Marople-Oakridge Community Centre)

Tue Jun 12 1-3 pm Intro to Fermenting (Thunderbird Community Centre)

Tue Jun 12 6:30-8:30 pm Healthy Soil for a Great Garden (Champlain Heights Community Centre)

Tue Jun 12 6:30-8:30 pm Sauerkraut Fermentation (WE Community Centre)

Wed Jun 13 6:30-8:30 pm Fermented Ginger Sodas (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jun 16 noon-7 pm VV-West End Neighbourhood Food Network Booth & Community Seed Library at West End Car Free Day (Denman, near WE Community Centre)

Sun Jun 17 noon-7 pm VV Demonstration Sustainable Village & Music Stage at Main St. Car Free Day (Main St. between 12th and 13th)

Mon Jun 18 1-2 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (TBC) (Kits)

Wed Jun 20 6:30-8:30 Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Wed Jun 20 6:30-8:30 pm Permaculture Vancouver June Meetup (TBC) (Potluck and Workshop) 

Thu Jun 21 6-7 pm Kits Village June Recycling Depot & Seed Library (Kits Communty Centre)

Sat Jun 23 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jun 23 1-4 pm VV-West End Neighbourhood Food Network Booth & Community Seed Library at Strawberry Festival (Barclay Manor)

Sun Jun 24 11-12:30 pm VV Permaculture Plots work party (TBC) (Cottonwood Community Garden)

Sun Jun 24 2-3 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (TBC) (Kits)

Sun Jun 24 3-5:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC) (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Sat Jun 30 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (TBC) (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

July

Sun Jul 1 3-5:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC) (Billy Bishop Legion Hall) 

Tue Jul 3 6:30-8 pm Main St. Village monthly workshop (Time TBC) (Little Mtn. Neighbourhood House)

Wed Jul 4 6:30-8:30 pm Wonder of the Honeybees (West End Community Centre)

Sun Jul 8 11 am-12:30 pm VV Permaculture Plots work party (TBC)                                                                              (Cottonwood Community Garden)

Mon Jul 9 6:30-8:30 pm Introduction to Fermenting (WE Community Centre)

Fri Jul 20 6-7:15 pm West End Community Potluck (TBC) (WE Community Centre)

Fri Jul 20 7:15-8 pm West End Urban Garden Club (WE Community Centre)

Thu Jul 5-Thu Aug 9 2nd Annual Westside Food Festival 

Over 85 free activities & workshops in 20 locations around the Westside

      Thu Jul 5 3-7 pm Westside Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood                                                                      House) 

     Thu Jul 5  3-7 pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside                                                          Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood House)

      Fri Jul 6 6:30-8:30 pm  Workshop (TBA) (Location TBD)

      Sat Jul 7 10 am-noon Workshop (TBA) (Location TBD)

     Sat Jul 7 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden                                                           Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

     Sat Jul 7 11 am-4 pm VV at Khatsahlano Street Fair (MLA David Eby's booth, 4th                                                                 Ave. (Location TBD)

      Sat Jul 7 1-3 pm  Workshop (Location TBD)

      Sat Jul 7 3:30-5:30 pm Workshop (Location TBD) 

      Sat Jul 7 4:30-5:30 pm Village Vancouver  Gardening and Permaculture                                                           Opportunities Info Session (TBC) (location TBC)

     Sun Jul 8 10 am-noon Building Solar Greenhouses (TBC) (Farmers on 57th)

     Sun Jul 8 3-4 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (TBC) (Kits)

     Sun Jul 8 4-6:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC)                                                                    (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

      Sun Jul 8 Other activities/workshopsTBA

     Mon Jul 9 6:30-8:30 pm Workshop (TBA) (Location TBD) 

     Tue Jul 10 6:30-8:30 pm Workshop (TBA) (Location TBD)

     Wed Jul 11 5:30-8:30 pm Intro to Canning - Make Your Own Pickles                                                            (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

     Thu Jul 12  3-7 pm Westside Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood House)                                          Thu Jul 12  3-7 pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood House)

     Fri Jul 13 4-11 pm VV goes to the Folk Festival (Jericho Park)

     Sat Jul 14 10 am-noon Gardening workshop (TBC) (Location TBD)

     Sat Jul 14 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

      Sat Jul 14 10 am-11 pm VV goes to the Folk Festival (Jericho Park) 

      Sat Jul 14 1-5:30 pm An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books!                              (TBC) (Kits VPL)

       Sat Jul 14 1-3 pm Healthy Soil for a Great Garden (TBC) (Location TBD)

       Sat Jul 14 3:30-5:30 pm Winter Gardening (TBC) (Location TBD)

      Sun Jul 15 10 am-11 pm VV goes to the Folk Festival (Jericho Park)

       Sun Jul 15 3-5 pm Fukuoka's Food Forest - Applications and Discussion                                        for the Urban (Kerrisdale, Location TBD)

       Sun Jul 15 3-5:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC)                                        (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

      Mon Jul 16 6:30-8:30 pm Introduction to Organic Gardening (TBC) (Location                                             TBC)

     Tue Jul 17  6:30-8:30 pm Gardening workshop (TBC) (MLA David Eby's Office                                                   TBC)  

     Wed Jul 18 10-11:30 am Seed Savers Club (Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)

      Wed Jul 18 6:30-8:30 pm Intro to Fermenting (Aberthau Mansion -                                         WPG Community Centre)

      Wed Jul 18 6:30-8:30 pm Permaculture Vancouver July Meetup (Potluck and                                            Workshop) (Location TBD)

      Thu Jul 19 3-7 pm Westside Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood                                                  House)

     Thu Jul 19 3-7 pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside                                            Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood House)

      Thu Jul 19 5:30-8:30 pm Making Tofu and Paneer at Home (Aberthau Mansion -                                         WPG Community Centre)

      Thu Jul 19 6-7 pm Kits Village July Recycling Depot & Seed Library (Kits Communty Centre)

     Fri Jul 20  5:30-8:30 pm False Creek South Urban Ag Walking Tour (TBC)

     Sat Jul 21 9-11 am Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work                                             Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

      Sat Jul 21 11 am-5:30 pm Advanced Permaculture Design Gathering (Mt. Pleasant Neighbourhood House, Means of Production Garden, Strathcona Community Garden, Cottonwood Community Garden) - rescheduled to October 6th

      Sat Jul 21 10-11 am Kerrisdale Village Vancouver Bike Pannier Seed Library at the Arbutus Corridor (TBC) (Kerrisdale, Arbutus Corridor)

       Sat Jul 21 12:30-5:30 pm An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than                     Books!  (TBC) (Kits VPL)

      Sat Jul 21 12:30-2:30 pm Introduction to Seed Saving (TBC) (Location TBC)

       Sat Jul 21 3:30-5:30 pm Pest! Who's Eating My Lettuce and What to do                                                      about it  (TBC) (location TBD)

      Sun Jul 22 9-10 am VV Green Streets Garden work party (TBC) (Kits)

       Sun Jul 22 10 am-noon  Workshop (TBC) (Location TBC)

       Sun Jul 22 1:30-2:30 pm Kits Seed Savers Club (TBC) (Location TBC)

      Sun Jul 22 3-5:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC)                                             (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

      Sun Jul 22 1-3 pm Workshop (TBC) (Location TBD)

      Sun Jul 22 5:30-7 pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

       Sun Jul 22 3:30-5:30 pm Workshop (TBC) (Location TBD)

      Sun Jul 22  4-6 pm  Super Food and and Free Food (Edible Weeds)                                                   (CTMY Garden Marpole)

      Mon Jul 23 6-8 pm Making Sauerkraut (Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre)

      Mon Jul 23 6:30-8 pm Making Beeswax Salves w/Lori Snyder (Aberthau                                                      Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

      Tue Jul 24 6:30-8:30 pm Gardening w/Lori Snyder (Aberthau Mansion - WPG                                                  Community Centre)

      Wed Jul 25 6:30-8:30 pm The Wonder of the Honeybee (Aberthau Mansion -                                            WPG Community Centre)

       Wed Jul 25 6:30-8:30 pm Menu Planning, Meal Prep & Mason Jar                                                    Salads (Kits Community Centre)

        Thu Jul 26 3-7 pm Westside Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood                                                     House)

        Thu Jul 26 3-7 pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside                                            Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood House)

       Thu Jul 26 6-8 pm Kombucha! (Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre)

      Thu Jul 26 6:30-8:30 pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk (Aberthau Mansion -                                                    WPG Community Centre)

      Fri Jul 27 6-8 pm Neighbour Savour West (TBC) (Kits)

     Sat Jul 28 9:30 am-1:30 pm Introduction to Vertical Gardening (Aberthau                                                     Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

       Sat Jul 28 1:30-2:30 pm W. Pt. Grey Village Community Potluck in the                                          Garden (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

      Sat Jul 28 7-8:30 pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

       Sat Jul 28 8:30-10:30 pm VV goes to the Fireworks (tip of Kits Point, behind the                                           Maritime Museum)

      Sun Jul 29 10 am-noon  Workshop (TBC) (Location TBC)

       Sun Jul 29 1:30-2:30 pm Introduction to Village Vancouver and the                                             Transition Town Movement (TBC) (Location TBC)

      Sun Jul 29 3-5:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC)                                        (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

     Sun Jul 29 4-6 pm Growing Chinese Medicinal Herbs (CTMY Garden Kerrisdale)

     Mon Jul 30 6:30-8:30 pm Kombucha! (Kits Community Centre)

     Tue Jul 31 6-8 pm Menu Planning, Meal Prep & Mason Jar Salads  (Marpole                                               Oakridge Community Centre)

August

    Wed Aug 1 7-8:30 pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

     Wed Aug 1 8:30-10:30 pm VV goes to the Fireworks (tip of Kits Point, behind the                                           Maritime Museum)

     Thu Aug 2 3-7 pm Westside Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood                                                House)

     Thu Aug 2 3-7 pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside                                          Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood House)

      Thu Aug 2 6:30-8:30 pm Workshop with SPEC (Kits Neighbourhood House)

     Fri Aug 3 1-2:30 pm Kits Village Seed Library at the Arbutus Corridor                                          (TBC) (Kits, Arbutus Corridor)

     Sat Aug 4 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden                                       Work Party (TBC) (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre

     Sat Aug 4- Sun Aug 5  9 am-5:30 pm Urban Permaculture Workshop                                               (TBC) (Kits/W. Pt. Grey locations TBC)

      Sat Aug 4 7-8:30 pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

      Sat Aug 4 8:30-10:30 pm VV goes to the Fireworks (tip of Kits Point, behind the                                                 Maritime Museum)

      Sun Aug 5  9 am-5:30 pm Urban Permaculture Workshop (pt.2)                                              (TBC) (Kits/W. Pt. Grey locations TBC)

       Mon Aug 6 10-11 am VV Green Streets Garden work party (TBC) (Kits)

       Mon Aug 6 3-5:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (TBC)                                                (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

     Tue Aug 7 6:30-8:30 pm Gardening workshop (TBC) (Location TBC) 

     Wed Aug 8 6:30-8:30 pm Gardening workshop (TBC) (MLA David Eby's Office                                                   TBC)

     Thu Aug 9 3-7 pm Westside Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood                                                      House)

      Thu Aug 9 3-7 pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside                                               Community Market (TBC) (Kits Neighbourhood House)

    

Tue Aug 7 6:30- 8 pm Main St. Village monthly workshop (Time TBC) (Little Mtn. Neighbourhood House)

Fri Aug 10 6-7:15 pm West End August Community Potluck (TBC) (WE Community Centre)

Fri Aug 10 7:15-8 pm West End Urban Garden Club (WE Community Centre)

Tue Aug 14 6:30-8:30 pm Zero Waste in the Kitchen and Beeswax Wraps (WE Community Centre)

Wed Aug 15 6:30-8:30 pm Permaculture Vancouver August Meetup (TBC)                                                 (Potluck and Workshop) 

Thu Aug 16 6-7 pm Kits Village August Recycling Depot & Seed Library (Kits Communty Centre)

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