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Special Events & Projects

Special Events & Projects

At Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, we play a vital role in fostering a safe and healthy neighbourhood, with a view towards how we can enhance community development in all we do.

Focusing on community strengths and assets, we work with our neighbours, community partners and other organizations to implement a broad range of activities based on community needs and priorities.

We invite you to explore our projects and check this page often for updates and links. Better yet, get involved!

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10:00 am

LEAP Walking Club at Olympic Village

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Olympic Village, 80 Walter Hardwick Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada

Join us in our free weekly walking group, and make new friends! Meet at Olympic Village (80 Walter Hardwick Ave) To register please contact: Omnia EL Shayeb, Seniors Programmer 604.879.8208 ext 112, OELshayeb@mpnh.org

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10:30 am

Intermediate English Conversation Club

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on […]

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Seniors Gentle Chair Yoga

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

Taught by a certified instructor, these gentle yet effective stretches and exercises focus at improving mobility and decreasing physical and mental signs of ageing and also strengthening body muscles. $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members Contact Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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12:30 pm

Workshops for Immigrant Women (Arabic)

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

ISS of BC Welcome Centre, 2610 Victoria Dr
Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2 Canada

This is a free settlement program for immigrant multicultural women with permanent resident or GARs status. Do you want to practice your English and learn more about Canada? Do you want to meet new friends and share your experiences? Do you want to get involved and be part of our community? Childcare available. Registration required. […]

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Walk, Shop & Chop: Fall Comfort Food

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

Walk, Shop & Chop combines fun, food and fitness. We walk, cook and enjoy great meals together. We are senior-driven and senior-run, and we are always looking for new people to join us. Volunteer roles are needed for: sous chef, cooking, setup, cleaning. Register with Omnia. Fall Schedule Shopping: The last Wednesday of each month, […]

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4:00 pm

Queen Alexandra Community Garden

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Queen Alexandra Elementary School, 1300 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5N 1V6 Canada

Everyone is welcome to come and learn about local food systems in a multicultural setting. Learn about native food and plants from different cultures. Build community, learn from one another. Meet other community members who love what you love! For information please contact: Jolene Andrew Aboriginal Community Developer jandrew@mpnh.org 604.879.8208 ext 13

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6:00 pm

Between Women! for Spanish Speakers

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

For newcomer and immigrant Spanish speaking women A space to help us and grow together (for women of all ages) This is a weekly program that provides a safe and friendly space that permits newcomers and immigrant Spanish speaking women to increase self-awareness, self-care and community connection. Activities build women’s skills and knowledge to cope […]

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Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Esther Paysan (left), Winnie Lee and Kathy Au take advantage of a recent sunny afternoon and break out the checker board at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House’s new parklet. Photo by Dan Toulgoet by Jessica Kerr, Vancouver Courier New parklet at Mount...

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Jenny van Enckevort (she/her/hers)
Special Projects & Communications Coordinator
jvanenckevort@mpnh.org
604.879.8208 ext 102

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