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Spark Fire & Light Saturday May 26th At Terminal City Glass Co-Op

8 May

Spark&LightLogoTerminal City Glass Co-op is hosting Spark Fire & Light an annual public fundraising event on Saturday, May 26th at 1191 Parker Street. With over 200 members, Terminal City Glass Co-op is Canada’s first and only non-profit glass arts Co-op. Founded in February 2012, the studio was built almost entirely with donated equipment and materials and volunteer labour of members. This event is a fundraiser which helps support Terminal City Glass Co-op’s public educational programming and their community building activities. The Co-op offers courses in glassblowing, flameworking, beadmaking and sandblasting to everyone age 16+. Spark Fire & Light will feature live glassblowing demonstrations, food, drink and music along with the chance to bid on a silent auction that will feature pieces by some of North America’s premier glass artists with works ranging from wearable jewelry to functional and sculptural objects.  The event kicks off at 7:00 pm and tickets are $35 and available online form Terminal City Glass.

 

 

 

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Fundraising Dinner At Graze Restaurant For The Vancouver BC SPCA February 3rd

23 Jan

GrazeRest#2You are invited to Graze Restaurant, 3980 Fraser Street, on Tuesday, February 3rd for a fundraising dinner for the Vancouver Branch of the BC SPCA. The SPCA is a non-profit organization that helps nearly 37,000 injured, abused and homeless animals each year and relies on generous donations from supporters. On February 3rd, dine at Graze Restaurant between 5:00 – 10:00 pm and Graze will donate 20% of the sales from your bill to the Vancouver SPCA. Graze Restaurant is a vegan restaurant that provides locally and organically produced ingredients. Their food is creative, nutritionally well-balanced and simply delicious. Whether you are a strict vegetarian, a flexitarian who enjoys trying everything or an omnivore who simply wants a familiar and satiating meal, Graze was something for you. One of their delicious entrees has made it onto Erin Ireland’s Must Try Five List. That being their now rather famous Vegan Perogies with crispy shallots served with an intensely smoked coconut cheddar sauce, sour coconut cream and spicy tomato jam. As Erin would say, it’s To Die For.  You can make your reservation by contacting Graze Restaurant at T:  604-620-8822. Come out and support this charity that does so much for animal welfare within our community.

Photo Credit: Graze Restaurant

FeastVan Raises $2,500 For Strathcona Backpack Food Program

8 Mar

FeastVanPoster2013Kudos to organizer, Joe Chaput, who announced yesterday that FeastVan raised over $2,500 for the Strathcona Community Center Backpack Food Program. FeastVan was created to introduce diners to the fabulous array of restaurants in East Vancouver while at the same time raising funds for the Strathcona Backpack Food Program. This program was established to bridge the gap for low income families and help provide school age children with healthy food over the weekends when they do not have access to school lunch programs.    FeastVan was held from January 18th to February 3rd and during that time, $1.00 from each meal of participating restaurant was donated to the Backpack Program.  Some funds were raised from beverage sales and donations from customers and staff.   Participating restaurants in East Vancouver that deserve a shout out for participating in this worthy event include:  The Acorn, Au Petit Chavignol, Bao Bei, Campagnolo Roma, The Cascade Room, East of Main, Eigth 1/2 Restaurant Lounge, El Camino’s, Habit, Harvest Community Foods, Les amis du FROMAGE, Les Faux Bourgeois, Nicli Antica Pizza, The Parker, Pat’s Pub, R&B Brewing, The Union Bar and Vincino Pasteria & Deli.

 

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