Events Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

MAY      JUN

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Stilt Workshop Series (Intermediate)

Stilt-walking workshops are back! Learn how to walk on stilts or improve on your skills through instruction by local dance artist Isabelle Kirouac. Beginner and intermediate level workshops are available for youth aged 13-24. Visit the event page for more information.

When: May 25th and June 1st, 7:30-8:45pm

Where: Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex (3690 Vanness Ave.)

Price: Free

SEPTEMBER

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6-25

19th Annual Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival

This year, the Moon Festival’s theme is Balance. As we collectively heal and grow from this challenging year and a half, we want to remember that we are seeking to live in harmony with our community members, both human and not. We all have the opportunity to work together to reimagine, rebuild, and find the balance that our world needs to thrive.

When: September 6th to 25th

Where: Renfrew-Collingwood

Price: Free

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Shedding Light on Beaconsfield

Shedding Light on Beaconsfield Wetland will be the opening ceremony for Moon Fest as well as launch Still Moon’s two-year indigneous-led arts and green infrastructure project. Learn about how this space will be transformed into a thriving habitat for native plants and animals, community green space, and alleviate local flooding.

When: Sept 6, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: 3215 Slocan St, Vancouver, BC V5M 3E4

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Free Form Lantern Workshop

Learn to make complex and beautiful tissue paper lanterns with artist Yoko Tomita. Yoko will walk you through the process of designing, building, and finishing a traditional lantern from start to finish over the course of two days.

When: Sept 8-9, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: 2750 E 29th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5R 1V5

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Discovering Beaver Lantern Workshop I

Renfrew-Collingwood used to be a forest filled with biodiverse wetlands and interconnected stream systems. Help create a collaborative Beaver Pond lantern installation to honour the natural history of the neighbourhood while enjoying live music by Sundanda.

When: Sept 10, 7pm – 8:30pm

Where: Aberdeen Park, 3525 Foster Avenue Vancouver, BC, CA V6G 1Z4

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11

Harvest Gathering Workshop Series

Join us for an afternoon of learning and crafting with native and invasive plants at the Colour Me Local Dye Garden. Our workshop leaders will be teaching ivy weaving, natural dyeing, and salve making. Sign up for just one, two, or all three of these amazing workshops!

When: Sept 6, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Colour Me Local Dye Garden, 3958 Renfrew Street, #3998, Vancouver, BC, V5R

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11

Harvest Fair and Lost Streams Lantern Parade

The Harvest Fair and Lost Streams Lantern Parade are two of the Moon Festival’s Signature Events. Celebrate the harvest season at Slocan Park with live performances, community booths, and a veggie competition. Then, walk with us along the routes of lost streams of the Still Creek watershed to Collingwood Park.

When: Sept 11, 4:00pm – 8:30pm

Where: 2750 E 29th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5R 1V5

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Discovering Beaver Lantern Workshop II

Renfrew-Collingwood used to be a forest filled with biodiverse wetlands and interconnected stream systems. Help create a collaborative Beaver Pond lantern installation to honour the natural history of the neighbourhood while learning more about the lands we’re on from interdisciplinary artist, mycologist and educator, Willoughby Arevalo.

When: Sept 15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Where: Cariboo Park, 3450 E 29th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5R 5W8

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Streamside Lantern Installation

Witness the transformation of the Renfrew Ravine into a magical oasis of illuminated lanterns and live music, put on in collaboration with over 20 artists and 15 musicians. Walk through the installation area anytime between 7:15pm and 9:15pm and join us for tea and goodies afterwards.

When: Sept 18, 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Where: Renfrew Park, 3900 Renfrew St, Vancouver, BC V5M 2Y2

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Full Moon Labyrinth Walk

Celebrate and honour the Harvest Moon with a walking meditation in the Renfrew Ravine Labyrinth. Zamir Dhanji will accompany the evening with the soothing sounds of the Hang Drum and candles to guide you through welcoming the new season. Arrive anytime between 6:30pm and 7:45pm to take your turn in the labyrinth.

When: Sept 20, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Where: Renfrew Ravine Labyrinth, Vancouver, BC V5R 1N8

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22

Equinox Celebration and Dyers’ Showcase

Come celebrate the Fall Equinox at our Colour Me Local Dye Garden, with live music, tea, and an outdoor installation of our Dyer’s Guild’s work. An equinox is an instant in time when day and night are of equal length, happening twice per year. This Fall Equinox, we will celebrate with an evening of music by Clara Rose Chisholm, a tour of the dye garden, and an exhibition of the Still Moon Dyer’s Guild’s summer project.

When: Sept 22, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Where: Colour Me Local Dye Garden, 3958 Renfrew Street, #3998, Vancouver, BC, V5R

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25

(Re-)Balancing – Finale Choreography

(Re-)Balancing is a series of movement-based performances that explore this year’s Moon Festival theme “Balance”. Attendees will be guided through the Renfrew Ravine and enjoy three short performances choreographed by artist and choreographer Isabelle Kirouac.

When: Sept 25, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Renfrew Ravine Park, 3900 Renfrew St, Vancouver, BC V5M 2Y2

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Ivy Gratitude Basket Weaving Workshops

Ivy Gratitude Basket Weaving Workshops

July 20th, August 3rd and 17th from 11am-2pm @ Colour Me Local Dye Garden sess At our Ivy Gratitude Basket Weaving workshop, you will learn how to safely remove invasive English Ivy and weave it into a beautiful basket. This is the perfect event for any artistic...

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Community Restoration Session at Natal

Community Restoration Session at Natal

June 13th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST **Update**: The original session on June 6th is now postponed to June 13th from 9:30am 12:30pm. Our Stewardship Programs Manager, Adrian got a recent hand injury and we would like to ensure he has some time to recover before getting...

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