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

Thur Oct 17 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Barclay Manor

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
Gymnasium $21/table

Halloween Carnival & Ghostly Graveyard

2-7 yrs
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
239995 $5.50/child

Activity Room

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
239994 $6/pumpkin

Multipurpose Room

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
237974 $5.50/Person


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
237971 FREE


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
237969 FREE

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
237966 FREE