Community Open Mic Night
We are excited to be featured as part of the 2019 Sustenance Festival, a food, arts, and culture festival supported by the Vancouver Park Board.
Our event is a Community Open Mic Night on October 17, 2019 at the Barclay Manor. Come join us from 7-9pm and share your stories about what food and culture mean to you through song, poems and more. This event is FREE and open to all ages.
Sustenance Festival takes place on the territories of the Musequem ( xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh), and Tsleil-Waututh nations. The festival maintains a deep commitment to responding to global trends and current issues which impact Vancouver’s food systems and its diverse people. It highlights issues of food justice while featuring many free and low-cost events.
Check out the full calendar of events at sustenancefestival.ca
Thur Oct 17 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
2019 Election All Candidates Meeting
The 2019 election All Candidates Meeting will be held in the Auditorium in the West End Community Centre at 870 Denman St.
Thur Oct 17 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
West End Community Centre Auditorium
Kids’ Stuff Only Market
If you have children’s toys, clothes, or books you no longer use, then this is your chance to sell these items. Tables are sold by first come, first served. No merchants or businesses, full details and regulations available at the front desk. Free Market admission. Registration begins early December. No refunds after February 14, 2020.
Sun Mar 1 10:00am-1:00pm
Family Gingerbread House Magic
Holiday music and a festive atmosphere will get you in the
winter spirit! Fee includes all supplies and decoration for
one gingerbread house. Parent participation is required.
Sat Nov 30 10:00am-12:00pm
Halloween Carnival & Ghostly Graveyard
Join us for this fun, hair-raising event and get into the spooky spirit! Enjoy creepy crafts, terrifying treats, eerie entertainment and much more! Don’t forget to wear your costume & visit our ghostly graveyard. Parent participation is required. Pre-registration is recommended. ($5.50/child, $7.50/child on the day-of event).
Sat Oct 26 10:00am-12:00pm
Pint-sized Pumpkin Carving
We are hosting our 10th annual Pint-Sized Pumpkin Carving event! Get into the spooky spirit as you carve your own jack-o-lantern. We will supply some carving tools and ghoulish music and don’t forget to wear your costume if you dare. Parent participation is required. Please pre-register so we can ensure we have enough pumpkins. ($6/ pumpkin, $8/pumpkin on the day-of event).
Sat Oct 19 10:00am-12:00pm
Breakfast with Santa
Join us for a special breakfast, crafts, entertainment and best of all a visit from Santa himself. This event is an annual sell out so PLEASE purchase your tickets for adults and children in advance to ensure a seat. Pre-registration is required. Children under the age of 2yrs are free unless eating food. If child under 2 is not eating they are allowed to be at event with parent (sitting in lap). Please do not register child under 2 if not eating or taking a paid seat. $5.50/per person. Please show up on time as food will be served by 10:20am.
Sat Dec 7 10:00am-12:00pm
Community Tree Decorating
Join us in the lobby to decorate our holiday tree! Make an ornament to put on the tree and take one home with you. We will also have hot chocolate, goodies and play a holiday movie. Please bring a donation to the Vancouver food bank.
Wed Dec 4 3:30-5:00pm
Halloween Craft Time
Join us in the Auditorium to celebrate Halloween! Your child will go home with a beautiful & unique craft that they’ve made. Parent participation required.
Wed Oct 30 3:30-5:00pm
Thanksgiving Craft Time
Join us in the Auditorium to celebrate Thanksgiving! Your child will go home with a beautiful & unique craft that they’ve made. Parent participation required.
Wed Oct 2 3:30-5:00pm
Seniors Christmas Dinner
Enjoy Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, great prizes and fabulous live. Join friends, old and new, to share in the holiday cheer. Get a holiday picture taken and we will print it for you to take home. This event is open to everyone 50+. No refunds after Dec 3
Fri Dec 6 5:30-8:00pm
232986 $22/1 sess
Breaking news! Santa has been spotted at the Harbour!
Journey with your children to meet Santa through a magical
winter wonderland where holiday games and holiday
crafts await each stop along the way. Parent participation
is required. Pre-registration is recommended. ($5.50/
child, $7.50/child on the day-of event).
Sat Dec 14 10:00am-12:00pm
Gymnasium – Coal Harbour
Holiday Craft Fair
This is an annual sell-out event you won’t want to miss!
We welcome ONLY handcrafted items to be sold at this event. Line up early for the best table selection. Pick up a vendor info guideline package and vendor contract at the front office. Although this is a non-juried event, we have a limit of 50 tables each day to sell original crafted items only by Artisan crafts. Tables go on sale September 21 at 10:00am. Admission to the Fair is FREE. Please note:The West End Community Centre reserves the right to ask a vendor to leave or remove articles that do not comply with the Craft Fair protocols and contract. We can revoke an individual’s privilege to participate in future events if the Holiday Craft Fair outlined polices are not respected.
Sat Nov 23 10:00am-4:00pm 237975
Sun Nov 24 10:00am-4:00 pm 237976
$35/one day rental $52.50/ two days rental
Haunted House at Barclay Manor
(Recommended 8 yrs and up, parent discretion)
For bigger, braver souls. Barclay Manor has been converted into a spooky scary house. Being a Heritage home, it has its own natural creepiness. It takes approximately 5 min to make your way through the house. Prepurchase your tickets or pay at the door.
Fri Oct 25 7:00-9:00pm
Sat Oct 26 4:30-6:00pm
$3/person or Family of 4/$10
Location: Barclay Manor: 1447 Barclay Street
Mystery of the Severed Pumpkin
Join long time mystery producer Trevor Jenkins and dare to enter the Barclay Manor this Hallowed Eve. Two suspicious characters join the audience but one is the Grim Reaper on a most deadly mission. No one is safe! One of
our characters may not leave. You can try to save them. Catch the Reaper before it’s too late. Participate or sit
back and enjoy a theatrical show complete with bags of goodies to eat and a cauldron full of prizes to be won. See
Instructor: Trevor Jenkins
Tue Oct 8 6:30-8:30pm
237446 $10/1 sess
Piano Room at Barclay Manor
Murder Mystery on the Christmas Express
Mystery producer Trevor Jenkins presents an intriguing murder mystery set in the Barclay Manor, a train stop
for the Christmas Express. While the audience gathers so do two characters, each waiting for the train to arrive.
One is here to kill and the other is their victim. Against the joyous holiday back drop complete with gifts, stocking stuffers and Christmas carols lurks one with evil intent. Come, catch the predator before they strike. A table of delicious Christmas treats and colourfully wrapped prizes awaits your pleasure.
Instructor: Trevor Jenkins
Tue Dec 17 6:30-8:30pm
237448 $10/1 sess
Piano Room at Barclay Manor