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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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Whole Foods: Reusable bags raise funds for House

October 10 - December 31
Whole Foods Market Cambie, 510 West 8th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1C5 Canada

From now until December 31, bring your reusable bags to Whole Foods Market on Cambie Street. Instead of collecting the bag rebate at the checkout, ask to make a donation to our House! All bag donations from October 1 to December 31 will support food security programs at our House. Visit the Store  

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10:00 am

Computer literacy for new users

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until November 6, 2018

One event on October 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 31, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 22, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 24, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 31, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on November 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

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

Join us to learn the basics of Windows, Word, the Internet, email, computer safety, and more. For more info, and to register, please contact: marianagassmann@gmail.com 604.219.2298

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11:00 am

Computer literacy for new users

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until November 6, 2018

One event on October 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 31, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 22, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 24, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 29, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 31, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on November 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

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

Join us to learn the basics of Windows, Word, the Internet, email, computer safety, and more. For more info, and to register, please contact: marianagassmann@gmail.com 604.219.2298

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11:30 am

Sewing and Repairs Matter

October 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

Free for members! Save money and help the environment by making old things new, and making new friends. Free gift for the first five registrants who arrive! Sewing with Caede Sewing, hemming, new pockets, alterations, and more. Jewellery with Brenda Simple jewellery repairs (e.g., clasps). Restringing beads on bracelets and necklaces, time permitting. Fix-It with […]

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12:00 pm

Bringing Tradition Home

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 19, 2018

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

We believe that healthy children with involved parents lead to healthy communities. While there are many differences among Nations, there are some universal values, beliefs and practices that the program builds upon—such as storytelling, the spiritual connection to child-rearing, and the involvement of the extended family. Share traditional values and cultural practices to help parents, […]

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12:30 pm

Beginner English Conversation Club

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, 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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1:30 pm

Seniors Line Dancing

October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

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

Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer ayu@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program […]

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5:00 pm

Circle of Nations: Mount Pleasant Cultural Sharing Night

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on November 26, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

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

Indigenous families and individuals who are seeking to share their culture are welcome to come. We will visit together and explore cultural teachings, arts, and activities. For families who are able, please bring a small food item to share. Also bring any special cultural projects that you want to work on or share knowledge about. […]

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Stories from our House

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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