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Saturday, September 29 2:30-4:00pm
Auditorium, West End CC
Family Gingerbread House Magic
Holiday music and a festive atmosphere will get you in to the winter spirit! Fee includes all supplies and decoration for one gingerbread house. Please pre-register by Nov 15. Parent participation is required.
Sat Dec 1: 10.00-12.00pm
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 27: 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. Parent participation is required. Please pre-register so we can ensure we have enough pumpkins. ($6/pumpkin, $8/ pumpkin on the day-of event, space permitting).
Sun Oct 21: 10.30am-12.30pm
Seniors Christmas Dinner
Enjoy Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, great prizes and fabulous live music. 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 4.
Fri Dec 7: 5.30-8.00pm
180103 $20/1 sess
Auditorium at West End CC
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.
Sat Dec 8: 10.00-2.00pm
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 5th: 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.
Weds Oct 31: 3.30-5.00pm
Thanksgiving Craft Fair
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 3: 3.30-5.00pm
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 55 tables each day to sell original crafted items only by Artisan crafts. Tables go on sale September 22 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 policies are not respected.
Sat Nov 24: 10:00am-4:00pm 180811
Sun Nov 25: 10:00am-4:00pm 180812
$35/one day rental Auditorium/Lobby
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 26: 7:00-9:00pm
Sat Oct 27: 4:30-6:00pm & 6:30-8:30pm
$3/person or Family of 4/$10
Location: Barclay Manor: 1447 Barclay Street
The Great West End Yard Sale
If you’re in need of a space to offload items before a big move or you’re looking to find a new treasure or two, the West End Community Centre is closing out the summer with a great community yard sale & BBQ in our front plaza on Denman St. All proceeds from table sales will help subsidize the West End CC Youth Programs and King George Secondary School’s graduating class of 2019. A full list of Rules & Regulations will be available at the front office.
Table Registration Date
Tues Aug 7
$19.05 + GST
Sat Aug 25
Music in the Park 2018
Join us this summer for some fantastic live music and performances. Bring a picnic and spend the afternoon revelling in these free performances. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Music in the Park 2018
Haywood Bandstand Alexandra Park
1755 Beach Ave at Bidwell
June 24 – Murfitt and Maln
July 8 – Ross Curran
July 15 – The Just Jazz Trio
July 22 – Silk Road Music
August 12 – Lonesome Sinners
August 19 – Rio Samaya Band
August 26 – The Just Jazz Trio
Dance At Dusk 2018
Join us throughout summer for music events in Vancouver’s beautiful Stanley Park. Head to Ceperley Meadow for some free, fun-filled evening entertainment.
Royal Scottish Country Dance
June 18 – August 13
Lively dancing to the great music of Scotland: pipes, drums, accordions, and fiddles. You can have lots of fun and get plenty of exercise dancing with the members of the Scottish Country Dance Community. Kilts and tartans optional.
Info: 604-922-6842 or 604-224-6751 or visit the RSCD website.
Vancouver International Folk Dancers
June 19-August 21
Vancouver International Folk Dancers will lead you in line and circle dances from Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East.
Info: 778-580-7508 or visit the Vancouver International Folk Dancers website.
The 2018 Winter Recreation Guide Is Here
Winter Recreation Guide
We are so excited to announce the release of the WECCA Winter 2018 Recreation Guide. We have a ton of great new and returning programs for you at all three centres. Explore the guide or download your copy. Whether you’re looking for activities at Barclay Manor, Coal Harbour, or West End, we have something for everyone. We will also be hosting a whole bunch of events throughout the winter, so stay tuned for those!
Be sure to register for classes early as space is limited and they do fill up fast.
Registration starts online Tuesday, December 12 at 9am and by phone on Wednesday, December 13 at 9am. You can register at recreation.vancouver.ca
If you have any questions about any of the programs, please contact our staff.