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This Monday, February 16th is National Heritage Day and from February 16-22nd it’s Heritage Week in BC! VHF is hosting a number of events, lectures, walks and talks around the city with this year’s theme “Main Streets: At The Heart of the Community“.
To register and find out more click here. Call the VHF office at 604-264-9642 to be put on the waitlists.
How it All Began – The Bloedel Conservatory
February 17th: 7:30pm – 9pm $15 (walk ups welcome)
Evening Lecture at University Women’s Club at Hycroft, 1489 McRae Ave.
Rehabilitating Kits Neighbourhood House
February 18th: 12-1:30pm $15 (walk ups welcome)
Brown Bag Lunch and Learn at BCIT Downtown, 555 Seymour St.
Vancouver’s Main Streets: City Walks
Civic historian, John Atkin will explore the history, changing fortunes and present-day opportunities of three of Vancouver’s main streets past and present, each at the heart of the community.
February 20th: Vancouver’s Historic Downtown: From Gastown to Hastings Street
10am – 12pm, $15 (waitlist)
Sponsored by the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
February 21st: Hudson Street – Marpole History
2pm– 4pm, $15
February 22nd: Commercial Street – Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood
10am – 12pm, $15
Backstage Pass: Behind the Scenes of the Historic Commodore Ballroom
February 21st: 10am – 12pm (talk and tour)
Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St. $20 (waitlist) Sponsored by the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association