Our Fall 2022 brochure has dropped!

Start planning your and your family’s autumn activities now with our Fall 2022 program guide – available online and soon in print (pick up a copy at the centre). As the community centre returns to full operations, we’re excited to bring back much of our original programming and roster of instructions. Additionally, new programs for fall include My First Dance Class (preschoolers), Awesome KPOP/Asian Pop/Hip Hop Open (children), Adventurous Parent & Tot/ Stroller KPOP (adults)

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Opera Zone: Sunday, August 7

Get carried away with arias and more at the next Opera Zone! Held this Sunday, August 7, from 2-4 p.m. in the Seniors Centre Multipurpose Room. Please register prior to the event, either by phone (604-257-8100) or online. And an Opera Zone Program Card is required at the door ($10 annual fee or $5 to drop in).

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Indigenous Pop-up Library Opens

  Browse a diverse range of titles while chatting with your neighbours at the new Indigenous Pop-up Library. Recently opened in the Seniors Centre Lobby, the installation (shown here with past board and past Seniors Council member Anne Monahan) aims to support community engagement focused on the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action through literacy and storytelling. Born out of discussions between the centre’s Community Engagement Committee (CEC), the Vancouver Arts Colloquium Society (VACS) and

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Play Palace Is Now Open!

Families with children 12 years and under are invited to explore this giant indoor playground home to an inflatable slide and obstacle courses, two bouncy castles, rideable cars and toys, ping pong, foosball, padded toddler play area and more. Check out our age-based schedules and birthday party information here. Open April 25 to September 2 at the Kerrisdale Cyclone Taylor Arena (5670 East Blvd., Vancouver). Come inside and play!

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KCC Youth Leaders Charity Drive

Make a difference in the lives of homeless and low-income residents by donating to KCC Youth Leaders’ charity drive. At the time of writing, around 2000 residents of Metro Vancouver are homeless, and over 1500 live in shelters with low income. These people do not have access to safe and affordable housing, let alone basic facilities, such as hygiene products.   Homeless and low-income residents are more at risk of a medical emergency, such as

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Kerrisdale Playbook – November Edition

Read the November Edition of the Kerrisdale Playbook here In the November Issue of the Kerrisdale Playbook, our Community Engagement Committee members have published an excellent article on “Humanizing Healthcare” and “Community Creates“ The article on Humanizing Healthcare, featuring an interview with Joshua Yoon, the chair of the KCC Youth Committee and a first-year medical student, discusses the power dynamics in the healthcare industry alongside the importance of community involvement. Read this article in more

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Arbutus Greenway Clean-up Project

On October 26, 2021, Kerrisdale Youth Leaders (Grade 8-12) collaborated with the Kerrisdale’s Girls Group (Grade 4-7) to organize an Arbutus Greenway clean-up project. In an hour-long event, 11 Kerrisdale Youth Leaders and Girls Group members, accompanied by 2 City of Vancouver staff members, collected litter to clean the neighborhood from the Kerrisdale Community Centre to 51st Avenue.  The group of young changemakers, armed with trash pickers, gloves, and garbage bags, collected several bags of

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JOA Update Fall 2018

JOA Update Fall 2018 It is my pleasure to provide this report to Society members and others in the greater Kerrisdale community.  After more than seven years of very difficult discussion, consultation, and legal actions I can now report that the Society has finalized and signed the new operating agreement (the Joint Operating Agreement or JOA) with the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation (Park Board). The final step in this process was to negotiate

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