President’s Report to the Membership – Winter 2017

President’s Report to the Membership – Winter 2017

President’s Report to the Membership – Winter 2017 For many of us, the new year is a time when we make commitments to ourselves about improving our health, increasing physical activity or venturing into a new area of learning.  At Kerrisdale, our team of dedicated Park Board staff and community volunteers work together to bring… Continue Reading

Seed Saving Library Workshop

Seed Saving Library Workshop

Seed Saving Library Workshop The Kerrisdale Community Centre hosted a Seed Saving Library Workshop on Sep 25th with over 20 attendees. Thank you Village Vancouver for organizing the event and Greenest City Neighbourhood Grants for funding the event. Also, the Sustenance Festival coordinator sent out the email to a centre programmer to ask whether Kerrisdale… Continue Reading

Arbutus Greenway Public Consultation

Arbutus Greenway Public Consultation

  Arbutus Greenway Update & Public Consultation The Arbutus Greenway is a future north-south transportation corridor that will connect False Creek to the Fraser River. The future Arbutus Greenway will encourage people to travel by foot and bike, and ultimately streetcar, and improve access to public green space. Temporary Pathway In the short term, the… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale PlayBook September Edition

Kerrisdale PlayBook September Edition

Kerrisdale PlayBook September Edition Read the September Edition of the Kerrisdale Playbook here Artists in the Garden, Kitsilano, summer 2016 Dear Readers, What books did you read and love this summer? My top pick was Margaret Trudeau’s latest book, The Time of Your Life, which was full of her personal stories with stunning honesty and openness.… Continue Reading

Doc Film “Year-in-Review 2015: The Intergenerational Creativity Project”

Documentary Film “Year-in-Review 2015: The Intergenerational Creativity Project” On behalf of VACS and Community Engagement Committee, We would like to express our thank you for your support during 2015, allowing us to offer free space at Kerrisdale CC. We acknowledged KCC’s contribution to the project. We are delighted to share our first documentary film “Year-in-Review… Continue Reading

Sakura Festival Apr 11-17

Sakura Festival Apr 11-17

Kerrisdale SAKURA Appreciation Week: The Art of Impermanence April 11-17, 2016  Location: Kerrisdale Community Centre 5851 West Blvd. Free & Open to the Public Japanese view of nature is based on impermanence, one of the essential doctrines in Buddhism. When a flower falls and a life ends, Japanese people find utsuroi (transience) there, and love… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Playbook ReCollection: 2012-2015

Kerrisdale Playbook ReCollection: 2012-2015

Kerrisdale Playbook ReCollection: 2012-2015 After 4 years of monthly online publishing of Kerrisdale Playbook e-magazine, the limited edition called “Kerrisdale Playbook ReCollection: 2012-2015” (56 pages) has been produced by the Community Engagement Committee. The Limited Edition are now available for $10 each. You can now reserve your copy by calling 604-257-8100 and pick up at the Kerrisdale… Continue Reading

Park Board Commissioner Casey Crawford joined “Vancouver Place-Making Unveiling Tour: Collective Visions and Dreams”

Park Board Commissioner Casey Crawford joined “Vancouver Place-Making Unveiling Tour: Collective Visions and Dreams”

Park Board Commissioner Casey Crawford joined “Vancouver Place-Making Unveiling Tour: Collective Visions and Dreams”   For creating greater community engagement, Vancouver Arts Colloquium Society with partnership with Kerrisdale Community Centre launched “The Intergenerational Project” in May 2015, including “Placemaking” as multidisciplinary format to inspire people to collectively reimagine and reinvent everyday spaces as the heart… Continue Reading