Culture Days

North Shore Culture Days returns on September 29, 30, October 1, 2017.  Since 2009, artists and cultural organizations in cities and towns across Canada have come together and invited the public to participate in free interactive and behind-the-scenes activities to discover their cultural spirit and passion.  Culture Days activity organizers in North Vancouver and West Vancouver are offering a variety of creative experiences in community activity hubs all across the North Shore. 

Plan your Culture Days Weekend Now!
View all the events and activities happening by clicking on the accordians below or visit the national Culture Days website and plan your Culture Days experience.

 

2017 NORTH SHORE CULTURE DAYS BROCHURE - ALL HUBS

View the 2017 North Shore Culture Days brochure now to see all the events listed by community HUB and by date and time.

 

2017 HUB 1: CENTENNIAL THEATRE & MID-LONSDALE

CENTENNIAL THEATRE & MID-L0NSDALE HUB: Centennial Theatre, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, North Van City Libary

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

SNEAK PEAK TOUR: OPENING OF AFK CANADIAN FIRST PEOPLE EXHIBIT
Be the first to see the Artists for Kids (A4K) new exhibit and enjoy an informative gallery tour.
WHERE: 2121 Lonsdale Avenue, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art
WHEN: Friday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

OPENING CELEBRATION OF MEMORY-HISTORY-STORY
Join us for the opening celebration and presentation of the log which will become an interactive component of our teaching exhibition. Indigenous art practices both traditional and contemporary selected from the Artists for Kids Permanent Collection will be curated to share with students and the public First Peoples principals of learning.
WHERE: 2121 Lonsdale Avenue, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art
WHEN: 4:00PM-6:00PM

MIC & I: A TEEN OPEN MIC NIGHT
This event is for teens in grades 7 to 12. This Culture Days Open Mic program is organized by teens for teens! Join us and our fabulous MCs, Viktoria and Sarina, for a night of laughing about your problems.
WHERE: 120 14th Street West, North Vancouver City Library
WHEN: Friday, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

LAUDATE SINGERS GALLERY SINGALONG!
Join us at the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, where you will have the chance to meet the choir and local composers in a question & answer format.
WHERE: 2121 Lonsdale Avenue, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art
WHEN: Saturday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

MUSICAL PETTING ZOO 
Your big chance to try out the musical instrument of your dreams.  Presented by Long & McQuade.
WHERE:  Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave.
WHEN:  Sunday,  11:00 AM  –  1:00 PM

ORCHESTRA JAM
The North Shore Chamber Orchestra and and A Casual Arrangement invite you to join their 5th Culture Days Orchestra Jam at the Gordon Smith Gallery. Players of all ages are welcome to join in an informal sight reading session of old and new music from celtic, pop and classical traditions.
WHERE: 2121 Lonsdale Avenue, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art
WHEN: Sunday, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

UKULELE STRUMMIN’ & SINGIN’ JAM
JOJY Music for Children offers a Hawaiian style ukulele workshop for kids. Bring your ukulele or borrow one here!
WHERE:  Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave.
WHEN:  Sunday, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM

BURSTIN’ WITH BROADWAY COMMUNITY SINGALONG
Everyone’s invited to come and belt out your favourite show tunes backed up by the famous BWB ensemble.
WHERE:  Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave.
WHEN:  Sunday, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

RADICAL IMPROV FAMILY SHOW 
Get the giggles as you enjoy this radical improvisation show which blends rapid-fire humor with character-driven storytelling. All ages welcome.
WHERE:  Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave.
WHEN:  Sunday, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

 

2017 HUB 2: LOWER LONSDALE

LOWER LONSDALE HUB:  Presentation House, CityScape Community Art Space, John Braithwaite Community Centre, Lonsdale Quay Market Stage, Shipbuilders' Square, Waterfront Park, Rogers Plaza

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

CHIEF DAN GEORGE: ACTOR AND ACTIVIST 
Learn the story of how Tsleil-Waututh Chief Dan George (1899- 1981) left a legacy with his work as an Indigenous advocate, actor and activist.
WHERE: 209 West 4th Street, Presentation House Theatre 
WHEN: Friday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

CURATOR’S TALK AND TOUR 
Join curator Karen Dearlove for a tour & discussion of the exhibit: "Chief Dan George: Actor & Activist".
WHERE: 209 West 4th Street, Presentation House Arts Centre
WHEN: Firday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

CULTURE DAYS KICK OFF AT THE SHIPYARDS NIGHT MARKET
Join North Shore Mayors as we kick-off Culture Days 2017 at the most popular market on the Shore. Drop by the Culture Days booth for your free button and plan your weekend of cultural adventures.
WHERE: Shipbuilders Plaza, 15 Wallace Mews
WHEN: Friday, 4:45 PM  
 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

PRESS PRINT CRAFT
Come and explore your creativity by making small cards using the printmaking technique.
WHERE:  John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West 1st Street
WHEN: Saturday, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

CURATOR’S TALK AND TOUR 
Join curator Karen Dearlove for a tour & discussion of the exhibit: "Chief Dan George: Actor & Activist".
WHERE: 209 West 4th Street, Presentation House Arts Centre
WHEN: Saturday, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 

FIRST WELCOME HYCH`KA - OUTDOOR THEATRE EVENT 
Experience the excitement, curiosity and wonder of meeting someone or something new for the first time. Join the  community parade followed by special performances and a shared potluck picnic at Waterfront Park featuring the spectacular giant Coast Salish Puppet, and the Musqueam First Nation’s Tsatsu Stalqaya or Coastal Wolf Pack.  Presented by Presentation House Theatre and Mortal Coil Performance Society. 
WHERE: Block, 200 Esplanade W, Waterfront Park 
WHEN: Saturday, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CREATE YOUR OWN 8" x  8" ART
It's time to get creative with your very own 8” x 8” art piece. Learn tips and techniques on how to make the most out of a small canvas.
WHERE: 335 Lonsdale Avenue, CityScape Community Art Space 
WHEN: Saturday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

CHIEF DAN GEORGE: ACTOR AND ACTIVIST 
Learn the story of how Tsleil-Waututh Chief Dan George (1899- 1981) left a legacy with his work as an Indigenous advocate, actor and activist.
WHERE: 209 West 4th Street, Presentation House  
WHEN: Saturday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

CREATIVE DANCE SAMPLER FOR 6-12 YEAR OLDS
Creative Dance includes an opportunity to learn ballet, jazz, hip-hop, pop, and contemporary. Registration required – call 604-987-Play (7529), Barcode #389837
WHERE:  John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West 1st Street
WHEN:  Sunday, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CHIEF DAN GEORGE: ACTOR AND ACTIVIST 
Learn the story of how Tsleil-Waututh Chief Dan George (1899- 1981) left a legacy with his work as an Indigenous advocate, actor and activist.
WHERE: 209 West 4th Street, Presentation House Arts Centre 
WHEN: Sunday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

CHILDREN OF TAKAYA DANCE GROUP’S STORY
Drop in at the North Vancouver Museum to hear Gabriel George share the history, stories and regalia of the Tsleil-Waututh’s Children of Takaya Dance Group.
WHERE:  Presentation House Arts Centre, 209 West 4th Street
WHEN:  Sunday, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

YOUTH INTERACTIVE ART INSTALLATION
Youth are invited to drop by and work iwth a local artist in the creation of some new public art.
WHERE:  Rogers Plaza, 145 West 1st Street
WHEN:  Sunday, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

YOUTH PERFORMANCE SERIES
Come out and listen to a variety of local performers at the City's new community stage.
WHERE:  Rogers Plaza, 145 West 1st Street
WHEN:  Sunday, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

GIRLS WITH GRIT for girls 8 - 10 years old
Join Alix Dunham for an inspiring hour of yoga, mindful meditation and awesome crafts. Participants must register - call 604-987-Play (7529) #389796. Join us for a one-hour Girls with Grit program sampler! We’ll do some yoga to show how strong our bodies are, mindful meditation (aka #braintrain) to show how strong our spirits are, and an awesome craft to show how strong our creative sparks are.
WHERE: John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West 1st Street
WHEN:  Sunday, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE WORKSHOP 
Feel fresh and fantastic with our FREE and FUN dance workshops (Persian, Arabic, Belly Dance and Samba). Presented by the Academy of Middle Eastern Dance (AMED).
WHERE: Lonsdale Quay Market Outdoor Plaza
WHEN: Sunday, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2017 HUB 3: LYNN VALLEY

LYNN VALLEY HUB:  Lynn Valley Village, Lynn Valley Library, Lynn Valley United Church

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
Come see one of the North Shore's "Best-Kept-Secrets" ...Friday Night Live is a blend of community social gathering and awesome artisitc performance, and for Culture Days for 2017 brings guitarist and storyteller Don Alder to the stage in a beautiful new facility.
WHERE: 3201 Mountain Highway Lynn Valley United Church
WHEN: Friday, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 

THERE FOR THANKS GIVING- LABYRINTH WALK 
There for Thanksgiving is an opportunity to prepare for the upcoming holiday by counting your blessings using the labyrinth at Lynn Valley United Church. Step onto a path of positivity to reflect on and acknowledge the delight, joy and pleasure that is your life... then return to the world feeling connected to a place of gratitude and gratefulness in time to truly give thanks on October 9th. All are welcome!
WHERE: 3201 Mountain Highway Lynn Valley United Church
WHEN: Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

CELTIC MUSIC JAM
Let your music out!  Jam along with North Shore Celtic Ensemble.  Visit NSCE's website and they will send you the sheet music…  all instruments welcome!   
WHERE:  Lynn Valley Village Plaza, 1233 - 1277 Lynn Valley Road
WHEN:  Saturday, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

CULTURE CRAM AT THE NORTH VANCOUVER DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY 
The Library is hosting a CULTURE CRAM to see how much culture we can cram into our Lynn Valley branch!
- Persian cultural exhibit by the Zoroastrian group (1-4pm)
- Ava Music and Art Centre Band performance (1-2pm)
- Dances of Polynesia with the Spirit of the South Seas dancers (2-3pm)
- A Tibetan Bowl Singing performance (3-4pm)
WHERE: 1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver District Public Library
WHEN: Sunday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

POLYNESIAN DANCE- SEE AND LEARN AT LYNN VALLEY VILLAGE 
We will demo a short program of the "islands" and invite the audience to join us. We will bring implements/sound instruments that you can try Poi Balls.
WHERE: 1277 Lynn Valley Road, Lynn Valley Village 
WHEN: Sunday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

2017 HUB 4: DEEP COVE + PARKGATE

DEEP COVE + PARKGATE + SEYMOUR HUB:  Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove Cultural Centre, Parkgate Community Centre

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

PARKGATE POTTERY STUDIO OPEN HOUSE
Find out if pottery is for you by dropping by the fully equipped studio and giving it a whirl. All ages welcome.
WHERE:  Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court
WHEN:  Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

HISTORY OF DEEP COVE FIRE AND COMMUNITY HALL
Wendy will facilitate a discussion based on some photographs reflecting the various activities held the community hall mainly from the mid 1940s to the mid 1960s, and will welcome hearing the memories of others—what the participants did in the community hall or know about the community hall.
WHERE: 4300 Gallant avenue, Deep Cove Theatre
WHEN: Friday, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

DEEP COVE HERITAGE OPEN HOUSE
Discover local history and see how much the Deep Cove area has changed by looking at pictures from our archives.
WHERE: 4300 Gallant avenue, Deep Cove Theatre
WHEN: Friday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 

ART STUDIO OPEN HOUSE
Drop-in and meet local Parkgate Studio artists who will be showcasing their art and actively painting.
WHERE:  Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

DEEP COVE HERITAGE OPEN HOUSE
Discover local history and see how much the Deep Cove area has changed by looking at pictures from our archives.
WHERE: 4300 Gallant avenue, Deep Cove Theatre
WHEN: Saturday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

PARKGATE POTTERY STUDIO OPEN HOUSE
Find out if pottery is for you by dropping by the fully equipped studio and giving it a whirl. All ages welcome.
WHERE:  Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

PARKGATE POTTERY STUDIO OPEN HOUSE
Find out if pottery is for you by dropping by the fully equipped studio and giving it a whirl. All ages welcome.
WHERE:  Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court|
WHEN:  Sunday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

DEEP COVE HERITAGE OPEN HOUSE
Discover local history and see how much the Deep Cove area has changed by looking at pictures from our archives.
WHERE: 4300 Gallant avenue, Deep Cove Theatre
WHEN: Sunday, 1:00 PM - 4:00PM

TRADITIONAL FINGER WEAVING WORKSHOP 
Practiced by Eastern Woodland Tribes as well as Metis and French Canadian artisans, finger weaving was the traditional way to make the sashes for the voyageurs.
WHERE: 4300 Gallant avenue, Deep Cove Theatre
WHEN: Sunday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

ARTIST TALK WITH REBECCA CHAPERON 
Rebecca Chaperon will speak about her latest work and how her paintings act as a means of storytelling, where surreal landscapes populated by mysterious figures meet flat geometry, with emotive undercurrents.
WHERE: 4360 Gallant Ave, Seymour Art Gallery 
WHEN: Sunday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2017 HUB 5: DELBROOK + EDGEMONT

DELBROOK & EDGEMONT:  Edgemont Village, Delbrook Community Recreation Centre

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

ARTS & CULTURE GRANTS:  INCLUDING CREATIVITY
Calling all artists!  Free information workshop on funding opportunities available through North Vancouver Recreation & Culture's arts and culture grants program.
WHERE:  Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd.
WHEN:  Friday, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

TIE-DYE IN EDGEMONT VILLAGE  (CANCELLED)
 

CULTURE JAM UPCYCLING WORKSHOP
Create your own musical instrument out of ‘junk’ and let’s do some culture jamming together. Led by local crafter and artist Denise Corcoran. All ages welcome.
WHERE:  Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd.
WHEN:  Saturday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

TRASH TO TREASURE WORKSHOP 
Learn to create craft magic on a budget and make simple upcycling projects with discarded items usually destined for your recycle bin. Led by Denise Corcoran from Thrifty By Design.  For adults.
WHERE:  Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd.
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CREATE YOUR OWN WATERCOLOUR PAINTING
Free workshop with renowned painter Frank Townsley.  Learn how to mix colours, use salt to create a textured surface and transfer leaf images onto a painting. No experience necessary.  Limited space - must pre-register.  Call 604-987-Play (7529). 
WHERE:  Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd.
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

POTTERY STUDIO OPEN HOUSE 
Drop by and tour the new Delbrook Pottery Studio!  Studio manager Louisa will also do a special pottery demo from 1:30-2:00pm.
WHERE:  Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd.
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

DANCE FOR THE JOY OF HEALTH
Health Works invites you to come out and dance in the Edgemont Village with Zumba Vancouver and Luglio Romero, featuring dance styles from all over the world.
WHERE: 3055 Woodbine Drive
WHEN: Saturday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

YOUTH MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP WITH ARTIST VEIS DOKHANI  - for youth in grades 9 - 12
Join us for this exciting free Culture Days workshop based on the prints of Indigenous artist Roy Henry Vickers. Participants will explore how to create a monochromatic abstract landscape using watercolour & ink and will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of techniques such as watercolour washes & pattern transfers.  Limited space. Must pre-register. Call 604-987-Play (7529)  Barcode #390728. 
WHERE: Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Road
WHEN: Saturday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2017 HUB 6: WEST VANCOUVER

WEST VANCOUVER HUB: Silk Purse Arts Centre, West Vancouver Memorial Libary, Ferry Building Gallery, Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver Museum 

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

WATER’S EDGE: PAINTINGS BY PETER MANNING & LORI MORRIS 
Acrylic painters Loris Morris and Peter Manning share their unique interpretations of landscapes by the water's edge in bold and colourful depictions of the ever-changing aspects of reflection, light and movement of bodies of water and their majestic shorelines.
WHERE: 1570 Argyle Avenue, Silk Purse Arts Centre 
WHEN: Friday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

WATER’S EDGE: PAINTINGS BY PETER MANNING & LORI MORRIS 
Acrylic painters Loris Morris and Peter Manning share their unique interpretations of landscapes by the water's edge in bold and colourful depictions of the ever-changing aspects of reflection, light and movement of bodies of water and their majestic shorelines.
WHERE: 1570 Argyle Avenue, Silk Purse Arts Centre 
WHEN: Saturday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

ARTIST TALK: ERIC METCALF AT THE WEST VANCOUVER MUSEUM 
Please join Eric Metcalfe in the gallery for a tour about his exhibition, Gargoyles and Improvisations, on view at the West Vancouver Museum until October 28. Admission is by donation. Marine 
WHERE: 680 17th Street, West Vancouver Museum 
WHEN: Saturday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

HONOURING RECONCILIATION READING CIRCLE
Take part in this moving reading circle exploring Bev Sellars' memoir, They Called Me Number One, her personal account of her residential school experience and her path to healing.
WHERE: 1950 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Memorial Library
WHEN: Saturday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

WATER’S EDGE: PAINTINGS BY PETER MANNING & LORI MORRIS 
Acrylic painters Loris Morris and Peter Manning share their unique interpretations of landscapes by the water's edge in bold and colourful depictions of the ever-changing aspects of reflection, light and movement of bodies of water and their majestic shorelines.
WHERE: 1570 Argyle Avenue, Silk Purse Arts Centre 
WHEN: Sunday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

MEET THE ARTIST: PETER MANNING
Meet acrylic painter Peter Manning, whose work is currently on display in the exhibition Water's Edge: Images and Illusions as he shares insights into his inspiration & artistic process! 
WHERE: Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Avenue
WHEN: Sunday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

RAIN QUEEN OF AFRICA AT THE FERRY BUILDING GALLERY
Ceramic artist Liz DeBeer will spin tales of the Rain Queen of Africa and explain some of the techniques she used in producing the work for her solo exhibition at the Ferry Building Gallery.
WHERE: 1414 Argyle Avenue 
WHEN: Sunday, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

OPEN REHEARSAL WITH AMBLESIDE ORCHESTRA
Come to help celebrate 25 years of music making on the North Shore. Ambleside Orchestra invites you to an open rehearsal of opera overtures. See how a musical performance is created with a backstage view of the rehearsal process. A celebration cake and coffee will be served.
WHERE: Kay Meek Centre Studio Space 
WHEN: Sunday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM 

NORTH SHORE CRIC? CRAC! STORYTELLING
Experience the magic of live storytelling with traditional & original tales & songs told by a bevy of talented professional storytellers. Presented by the West Vancouver Community Arts Council in association with the North Shore Storytellers.
WHERE: Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Avenue
WHEN: Sunday, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2017 HUB 7: A LITTLE OUTSIDE THE HUBS

A LITTLE OUTSIDE THE HUBS:  Capilano University, Pemberton, Grand Boulevard Area, Harbourside

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

STEIN VALLEY NLAKA’PAMUX HERITAGE PARK: A LIVING MUSEUM 
Join us for a keynote presentation by Ruby Dunstan who will share historical and oral narratives of the Lytton Nlaka’pamux in the Stein watershed.
WHERE: Capilano University 2055 Purcell Way, Library Building Room 321
WHEN:  Friday, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

PAINTING WITH A PURPOSE 
Painting with a Purpose-Monthly Painting Events to Help Canadians in Need!
WHERE: 1335 Pemberton Avenue 
WHEN: Friday, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

BACKSTAGE AT HENDRY HALL
The North Vancouver Community Players take you backstage at the Theatre at Hendry Hall to discover the magic of community theatre. 
WHERE:  The Theatre at Hendry Hall, 815 East 11th Street
WHEN:  Friday, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 

THE BIG PICTURE: COLLECTIVE ART PROJECT 
The big picture is a collective art project where people in our local area and around the world are collaborating to create a big mosaic picture from thousands of drawings
WHERE: 125 Garden Avenue 
WHEN: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

INK TO WOOD TRANSFER ON A BIRDHOUSE
Join the Stages of Creativity group of people with disabilities at a workshop to learn to transfer pictures onto wood and go home with the ability to transfer your own treasured photographs. You will also be shown the steps to build one a unique birdhouse.
WHERE: 1547 Welch Street
WHEN: Saturday, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PAINTING WITH A PURPOSE 
Painting with a Purpose-Monthly Painting Events to Help Canadians in Need!
WHERE: 1335 Pemberton Avenue,  MAB Art Studio & Boutique Gallery  
WHEN: Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM  

PAINT FROM YOUR HEART WITH PLAYART
The Playart Program supports people of all abilities and needs to create freely, connect easily, and paint joyfully. 
By encouraging playful interaction with ideas, colour, texture, and sensatio, people learn to paint from their heart.
WHERE: Tranformart Studios, 1547 Welch Street
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

YOGA STORIES FOR KIDS (AGE 5-9)
Bring your kids down to The Yoga Root for a fun and interactive yoga class to celebrate North Vancouver Culture Days! Poses will be taught through a half hour of imaginative storytelling, leading the group through yoga asanas as the story progresses. Parents are invited (and encouraged!) to stay and participate as well. Yoga mats will be provided, so all you need to remember to bring is comfy clothes to practice in! Please pre-register to secure your spot.
WHERE:  The Yoga Root, 106 - 850 Harbourside Dr.
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

ONE OF A KIND ARTISTIC CLOTHING & FASHION SHOW
Go behind the scenes at the studio of clothing artist Kjaer Neletia Pedersen and view her unique, locally made clothing collection of timeless, ageless and size-less fashion. Fashion show starts at 1:00PM.
WHERE: 195 Artist Studio, 195 Pemberton Ave.
WHEN: Saturday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

DREAM CATCHERS AT MARIANA SOLA ART STUDIO
Drop in and create your own dreamcatcher to catch all your dreams.
WHERE:  204 – 1515 Pemberton Avenue
WHEN:  Saturday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

STAND UP COMEDY SHOW
Laugh Your Head Off and Support Mental Health!
WHERE: #106 - 850 Harbourside Drive North Vancouver, The Yoga Root 
WHEN: Saturday, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

THE BIG PICTURE: COLLECTIVE ART PROJECT 
The big picture is a collective art project where people in our local area and around the world are collaborating to create a big mosaic picture from thousands of drawings
WHERE: 125 Garden Avenue
WHEN: Sunday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

INK TO WOOD TRANSFER ON A BIRDHOUSE
Join the Stages of Creativity group of people with disabilities at a workshop to learn to transfer pictures onto wood and go home with the ability to transfer your own treasured photographs. You will also be shown the steps to build one a unique birdhouse.
WHERE: 1547 Welch Street
WHEN: Sunday, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PAINTING WITH A PURPOSE 
Painting with a Purpose-Monthly Painting Events to Help Canadians in Need!
WHERE: 1335 Pemberton Avenue, MAB Art Studio & Boutique Gallery  
WHEN: Sunday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

COLOR YOUR MANDALA MEDITATION
Take a journey with this hands on colouring and meditation workshop. Pre-registration required.Visit www.culturedays.ca.
WHERE:  The Yoga Root, 106 - 850 Harbourside Dr.
WHEN:  Sunday, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

PAINT FROM YOUR HEART WITH PLAYART
The Playart Program supports people of all abilities and needs to create freely, connect easily, and paint joyfully. 
By encouraging playful interaction with ideas, colour, texture, and sensatio, people learn to paint from their heart.
WHERE: Tranformart Studios, 1547 Welch Street
WHEN:  Sunday, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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