Tag Archives: Cake

Happy Canada Day Eh!

1 Jul
Lots of festivities happening in and around Vancouver for Canada Day including Granville Island, Canada Place and Steveston for the bigger events. If you are looking for something in East Vancouver, here are a few options:
Britannia Community Centre, will be holding a Canada Day celebration at Victoria Park, located on Victoria Drive between Grant and Kitchener, from Noon to 3:00 p.m.They will be featuring live entertainment, games, arts and crafts, face painting and, of course, cake!
Sunset Community Centre, 6810 Main Street, is hosting a Canada Day party from Noon to 4:00 p.m. They will have carnival games, a barbecue, community displays and inflatables. They will also be collecting non-perishable food for the Vancouver Food Bank.
Kensington Community Centre, 5175 Dumfries Street, is hosting a Canada Day celebration from Noon to 3:00 p.m.  They will have live entertainment, a bouncy castle, community information tables and kid-friendly activities. Hot dogs and drinks will be available to purchase, but there will also be free cake.
Hastings Community Centre, 3096 East Hastings Street, will be hosting a Canada Day event this afternoon. They will also be selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for $10 per dozen to raise funds for youth programs.
PNE Grounds, the Hastings Race Track, is hosting its annual Canada Day party with a first post at 1:50 p.m. Real Housewives of Vancouver, Mary Zilba and Robin Richmond Reichman, will be performing and presenting. The Family Zone will be open from Noon to 5:00 p.m. and several of the City’s popular food trucks will be on hand. There is even a chance to win a barbecue grill.
Don’t forget to sing Happy Birthday Canada!
Photo Credit:  R.B. Lissett

Trout Lake Day Sunday June 23rd

22 Jun


You are invited to an afternoon picnic at Trout Lake in John Hendry Park this Sunday, June 23rd . The event being presented by the Grandview Community Centre Association is asking that you wear your light and bright summer colors, or an animal or superhero costume, should you have one handy.  You bring the picnic and blanket and they will provide the live music, theatre and dance.  Live music gets under way at 2:00 p.m.  At 2:30, 3:00 and 3:30 there will be Theatrical Bird Watching Tours on the East side of Trout Lake.  At 4:00 p.m., there will be a Hands Around The Lake where they will endeavor to set a world record of people holding hands around a lake.  At 5:00 p.m. there be cake!   Music and performances go until 6:00 p.m. and include The Ladies in White, Barefoot Bandits and Massive Bluegrass Jam. Come out and enjoy this great community event.

%d bloggers like this: