Mount Pleasant Newsletters

Mount Pleasant Newsletters

Community News Sharing community-building opportunities in Mount Pleasant, the second week of each month. Programs at our House Sharing programs at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, the last week of each month. Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required...
How Nobody’s Perfect Parenting helps families

How Nobody’s Perfect Parenting helps families

An interview with facilitator Carmen Contreras by BC Council for Families New parents often feel isolated and overwhelmed and struggle to meet their basic needs, but programs like Nobody’s Perfect Parenting can help. Nobody’s Perfect Parenting (NPP) is a free program...
The movement for belonging: Neighbourhood Houses in Metro Vancouver

The movement for belonging: Neighbourhood Houses in Metro Vancouver

Satinder Singh first came to Collingwood Neighbourhood House 26 years ago, seeking childcare. The neighbourhood house movement helped her find her purpose in life. Try a little social experiment. Go up to your friend, colleague or neighbour, and ask them the name of...
Part science, part magic: Witnessing the solar eclipse at our House

Part science, part magic: Witnessing the solar eclipse at our House

For the first time in 99 years, a full solar eclipse was visible across the entire contintental United States. Vancouver’s H.R. MacMillan Space Centre offered a front-row seat to the viewing, and we’ve also found inventive ways of bringing the planetarium...