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Village Vancouver Events July-August 2018

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

Over 100 free activities & workshops in 20+ locations around the Westside

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

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

Thu Jul 5 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (Kits, near Broadway)

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

Sat Jul 7 10am-noon Fall and Winter Gardening (Charleson Community Garden) 

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

Sat Jul 7 11am-4pm VV at Khatsahlano Street Fair  (MLA David Eby's Booth in front of 2637 W 4 Ave)

Sun Jul 8  An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits Branch VPLibrary)

                        1:15-2:15pm Collaborative Gardening Opportunities with Village Vancouver

                     2:30-4:30pm Gardening in Difficult Spaces

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

Mon Jul 9 6:30-8pm Seed Packet Party! (Kits Village Collaborative Garden @ the Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Tue Jul 10 6:30-8pm Seed Savers Club (Kits Village Collaborative Garden @ the Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

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

Thu Jul 12  3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House) 

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

Thu Jul 12 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden Work Party (Kits)

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

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

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

Sat Jul 14  An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary):

                              1-3pm Winter Gardening - Timing & Crop Planning for Fall & Winter

                              3:30-5:30pm Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce & What to Do About it 

Sun Jul 15 10am-1pm VV goes to the Folk Festival (Jericho Park)

Sun Jul 15  2:30-4:30 pm An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books!  

                              2:30-4:30pm Container and Windowsill Gardening

Sun Jul 15 3-5pm Fukuoka's Food Forest - Applications and Discussion for the Urban Setting (Kerrisdale Community Centre)

Sun Jul 15 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Tue Jul 17  1-3pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk (Thunderbird Community Centre)

Tue Jul 17  6:30-8:30pm Vinegar workshop (TBC) (Location TBC) 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thu Jul 19 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (Kits)

Fri Jul 20  6-8pm False Creek South Urban Ag Walking Tour 

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

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

Sat Jul 21 A Day at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary)

                            10:30am-12pm  How to Create a Village in a City

                             1-3pm Garden Perception - Gathering Knowledge by Observation and Introduction to Common Weeds

                        3:30-5:30pm Seed Saving Basics of Saving Your Own Seeds

Sat Jul 21 1-3pm Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening (Kerrisdale Community Centre)

Sat Jul 21 3:30-5:30pm Healthy Soil for a Great Garden! (Kerrisdale Community Centre)

Sun Jul 22 10am-noon Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening (False Creek Community Centre)

Sun Jul 22 An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary)

                        1:15-2:15pm  Westside Neighbourhood Food Network Info Session 

                         2:25-3:25pm Seed Savers Club

                         3:30-4:30pm Village Vancouver, Permaculture, and the Transition Town Movement

Sun Jul 22 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

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

Sun Jul 22 6:30-8pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thu Jul 26 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (Kits)

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

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

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

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

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

Sun Jul 29  10am-noon Building Solar Greenhouses (Farmers on 57th)

Sun Jul 29 An Afternooon at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary)

                               1:15-2:30pm Vancouver Premier: The Corner Veggie Garden/La Huerta de la Esquina

                          2:35-4:35pm Building Healthy Soil   

Sun Jul 29 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

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

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

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

At Kits Library:

Date

Time

Program title

Sun Jul 8

1:15-2:15   

Collaborative Gardening Opportunities with Village Vancouver

Sun Jul 8

2:30-4:30   

Gardening in Difficult Spaces

Sat Jul 14 

1:00-3:00    

Winter Gardening - Timing & Crop Planning for Fall & Winter  

Sat Jul 14 

3:30-5:30    

Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce & What To Do About It

Sun Jul 15 

2:30-4:30   

Container and Windowsill Gardening

Sat Jul 21 

10:30-noon

How to Create a Village in a City

Sat Jul 21 

1:00-3:00   

Garden Perception - Gathering Knowledge by Observation & Introduction to Common Weeds

Sat Jul 21 

3:30-5:30  

Seed Saving - Basics of Saving Your Own Seeds

Sun Jul 22

1:15-2:15  

Westside Neighbourhood Food Network Info Session

Sun Jul 22

2:25-3:25   

Seed Savers Club

Sun Jul 22

3:30-4:30   

Village Vancouver, Permaculture, and the Transition Town Movement

Sun Jul 29

1:15-2:30  

Vancouver Premier: The Corner Veggie Garden / La Huerta de la Esquina

Sun Jul 29

2:35-4:35 

Building Healthy Soil

August

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sat Aug 4 A Day at Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture and Eco-Art Garden (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

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

             12:30-1:30pm W. Pt. Grey Village Community Potluck in the Garden (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

              1:30-3:30pm How to Start a Garden (TBc)

              3:45-5:45pm Drip Irrigation (TBC)            

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

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

Sun Aug 5 10 am-noon Gardening Workshop (TBC) (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sun Aug 5 1-3 pm Gardening Workshop (TBC)

Sun Aug 5 3-5 pm Gardening Workshop (TBC)

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

Mon Aug 6 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Tue Aug 7 6:30-8:30pm Food Forests (TBC) (David Eby's office TBC)                   

Wed Aug 8 6:30-8pm Intro to Fermenting (False Creek Community Centre)

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

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

Thu Aug 9 5-7pm Garden Planning (TBC) (Kits Location TBC)

Additional Village Vancouver Activities in August:

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

Fri Aug 10 9:30-11:30am Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (Strathcona Community Centre)

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

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

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

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

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

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