GHG Meeting for January – This Thursday, Jan 16th, 7:00

Our next Grandview Heritage Group meeting is Thursday, January 16th, 2020.
We meet in the Britannia Board Room at 7:00 p.m. and will have our usual wide-ranging and open agenda, which this month will very likely include:

  • Introductions
  • Agenda additions?
  • Meeting room renewal & Britannia Sponsorship Agreement – Penny
  • Why does “Character House Designation cut-off at 1940? – Michael
  • History update for St. Clare’s Convent (1967 Napier) – Neville (tentative)
  • Around the Neighbourhood – Eric
  • Car-Free Day participation?
  • Double-hung window primer – Eric (tentative)
  • Changes around the neighbourhood – Eric

Our discussions are always educational and entertaining … And, as usual, our agenda is flexible, and we are always happy to add items that you might want to discuss.

Everyone is always welcome! Participation is FREE! Do come and join us!

VHF Places That Matter Celebration

Hello,

As part of Heritage Week (February 17th – 23rd), we at Vancouver Heritage Foundation invite you to our third Places That Matter Community Celebration. Join VHF to hear stories about significant places in Vancouver from the people and organizations who brought their history forward.

The Places That Matter Community History Resource is an ongoing project that shares stories and information on the local, cultural and lesser-known history of Vancouver. To learn more about the project, visit the website: https://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org/places-that-matter/

This free celebration includes displays related to Places That Matter sites and local history (6 pm – 7 pm), a “heritage week proclamation” and a short program of storytelling (7 pm – 8 pm). The event is free and open to the public, and takes place at Heritage Hall at 3102 Main Street from 6pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday, February 19th.

The event poster is attached with the full details. You are welcome to share and help us spread the word. For more information please email Jessica Quan, VHF’s Special Projects Manager at jessica@vancouverheritagefoundation.org or call 604 264 9642.

Although RSVPs are not required, you are welcome to reply to this email to confirm your attendance. Thank you and we hope to see you there!

Kind regards,

Claire

Claire Vulliamy

Heritage Resources Assistant

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

604-264-9642 #306

Suite 402 – 510 West Hastings Street

Vancouver BC V6B 1L8

 

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