An Indigenous Perspective of Reconciliation and Art-Kerrisdale Playbook

An Indigenous Perspective of Reconciliation and Art-Kerrisdale Playbook

An Indigenous Perspective of Reconciliation and Art-Kerrisdale Playbook In September Issue of Kerrisdale Playbook, our community engagement e-zine, we have an excellent article entitled “An Indigenous Perspective of Reconciliation and Art” featuring Dr. Mique’l Dangeli, an Indigenous visual and performing artist who holds a PhD in Northwest Coast First Nations art history -absolutely must-read. READ… Continue Reading

Open House-Sep 16

  Open House All ages Saturday September 16  10:00 AM-4:00 PM   Come try out some of our most popular programs, enjoy some exciting entertainment, meet the Kerrisdale Society Board Members, and learn about what the Centre has to offer. This event has something for everyone. A schedule of activities will be out at the end… Continue Reading

Park Board it is Time to Listen and Make Changes, Not Dictate!

Park Board it is Time to Listen and Make Changes, Not Dictate!

  Park Board it is Time to Listen and Make Changes, Not Dictate!   Kerrisdale the time for action is now! Please read on about the pending egregious agreement that that Kerrisdale and all other community centre associations are being asked to sign by September 30, 2017. Over 300 members of the Kerrisdale community came… Continue Reading

Fall Recreation Guide Now Online

Fall Recreation Guide Now Online

 Fall Recreation Guide Now Online   Fall 2017 Registration Dates Friday August 11: Online Registration begins at 9:00am. Only 60% of available spots in programs will be available on-line. Friday August 11: In Person, Timesavers available 8:00am, Registration begins at 9:00am. Monday August 14: Phone In Registration begins at 9:00am. By Telephone 604-257-8100 ex 1… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Community Garden

Kerrisdale Community Garden

  Welcome to the Kerrisdale Community Garden (KCG).   The Kerrisdale Community Garden (KCG) is a collaborative association of 21 plot holders who work together to: grow vegetables and flowers in an organic and pesticide-free manner collaborate on community based projects enjoy the harmony and good feeling that comes from honest satisfying work in a beautiful… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society sees big community turnout for input on Park Board Joint Operating Agreement

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society sees big community turnout for input on Park Board Joint Operating Agreement

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society sees big community turnout for input on Park Board Joint Operating Agreement Vancouver, B.C. – The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society saw more than 300* people come out to two community meetings held yesterday to gather public feedback on a proposed Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) that the Park Board requires Kerrisdale and… Continue Reading

THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”!

THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”!

  THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”! Over 300 members of the Kerrisdale community turned out at two meetings Tuesday, June 20 to learn about the agreement Park Board wants us to sign. There was overwhelmingly strong support for asking Park Board to revisit the agreement it’s offering. Great crowd turnout to both sessions of… Continue Reading

How You Can Help

How You Can Help

How You Can Help   We appreciate how our community has supported us for the past five years as we have fought this challenging and frustrating battle. Your e-mails, letters, tweets and calls to Park Board Commissioners have worked. You’ve come out to community meetings. You are a vital part of our getting this far… Continue Reading

Joint Operating Agreement FAQs

Joint Operating Agreement FAQs

Joint Operating Agreement FAQs   Brief Background Since the 1950’s, Vancouver’s community centres have been run by volunteer community centre associations, working in partnership with the Vancouver Park Board. The last formal partnership agreement was signed in 1979. For the past 15 years, the Park Board and the associations have been meeting intermittently to develop… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society turns to community for input on Park Board Joint Operating Agreement

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society turns to community for input on Park Board Joint Operating Agreement

  To sign or not to sign? Kerrisdale Community Centre Society turns to community  for input on Park Board Joint Operating Agreement Vancouver, B.C. – The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society has called a community meeting to ask for public feedback on a proposed Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) that the Park Board requires Kerrisdale and all… Continue Reading