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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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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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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Arts Film Series-Sep 10

Kerrisdale Contemporary Arts Lab Film Series – Ingmar Berman’s The Magician Monday September 10, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM Free (19+ yrs) Bergman’s profound and entertaining masterpiece is set in 19th century Sweden. Max van Sydow stars as the hypnotist/illusionist, Albert Emmanuel Vogler. With four assistants, he travels by horse-drawn carriage from town to town, performing his magic. Along the way, he meets a dying actor, Johan Spegel (“mirror” in Swedish). Vogler is morbidly obsessed with death,

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Canada Day Celebration-July 1

Canada’s 151st Birthday Celebration! Sunday July 1 Come and join the community in celebrating. In Seniors Centre: 11:45am-12:45pm Hot dogs & drink $2 1:00pm…………Flag Raising Ceremony 1:15- 3:00pm ……………… Entertainment includes: Brock House/Kerrisdale Seniors, Chinese Folk Dance and more. Serving cupcakes & raffle.

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When Kerrisdale ROCKED!

When Kerrisdale ROCKED! Built in 1949, the Kerrisdale Arena has offered a host of recreational options to the community from skating lessons, roller derby and ice hockey games to concerts by some of the most influential musicians of our time. In 1956, Bill Haley & the Comets ROCKED Vancouver at the Kerrisdale Arena and by the mid 80’s the venue emerged as the mecca for the alternative music scene with the likes of The Clash, Peter Tosh,

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History of Kerrisdale Arena

Rocking and rolling through November 2016 to June 2017 artists Lisa g Nielsen and Rene Cherrie will fuse sound and image exploring the exciting history of Kerrisdale Arena. Community members will be invited to collaborate with stories, vision, music, art and more to create an immersive video and sound installation within the Arena itself. Find Rene and Lisa creating real-time in the Arena’s ‘living room’ or in their mobile projection/sound studio at other locations in

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