Community Lunch and Learn: The Magic of Memoir

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bring your lunch to our spacious ground-floor social room overlooking the park. A guest speaker will give a talk with a casual discussion. Topic: The Magic of Memoir You’ve got an amazing life story to tell. You’ve thought about writing your memoir, but somehow the thought of sitting down to put words on paper… well, […]

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Community Conversation on UBC’s Land Use Plan

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for a conversation about the future of development in our Neighbourhoods How much should our neighbourhoods grow? How can UBC best balance development with its commitments to ecology, environmental sustainability, and reductions in climate-altering carbon emissions? How can UBC help address our local and regional affordability crisis, without making things worse? Please join […]

Sprouting & Microgreens Workshop

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bring some greenery to your winter! Microgreens and sprouts are young greens that are delicious and nutritious, and can be grown year-round. Join sustainable design professional, Dr. Yael Stav, in this hands-on workshop to learn the difference between baby greens, microgreens, and sprouts, and to explore the systems you can use to grow them on […]

Play in the Rain Festival

Wesbrook Community Park 3335 Webber Ln, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The rain can't stop us from having fun outside! Let's get soaked while we play games, create art and make new friends in the rain. If you get cold, you can relax and roast some marshmallows over the fire pits in our warming area. Had enough of the rain? Take some time to dry off […]

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Tour for Seniors: Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre 1985 Learners' Walk, Vancouver, Canada

The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) at UBC addresses the colonial legacy of residential schools and other policies imposed by the Canadian government on Indigenous Peoples, and ensures that this history is acknowledged, examined and understood within the UBC community. Registration required. Please meet at the entrance for a guided tour of […]

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Re-Creation: Community Art Project

Through collaborative art making, this project aims to raise environmental awareness and foster a feeling of solidarity within the community. Participants work together to turn waste into an art (repurposing newspapers, magazines, letters) while creating dialogue about environmental issues. This collaborative art project provides a creative tactile experience while cultivating community building.

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Storytime at the Old Barn Community Centre

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This is a free drop-in program and registration is not required. Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their toddlers and preschoolers to the Old Barn Living Room for stories with one of our volunteers.

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Saturday Afternoon Tea: All About Bumblebees

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This program is part of the Live Well, Stay Strong Project funded by Canada Government's New Horizons Seniors Program (NHSP) grant. Sign up for afternoon tea in our spacious ground-floor social room overlooking the park. A guest speaker will lead a casual discussion on various topics. Registration required. Please note, this session is in English. […]

Heat Pump Retrofit Workshop

Virtual , Canada

Curious about switching to an electric heat pump for heating and cooling? Whether you are a strata condominium owner or a member of a strata council, the process to retrofit your unit or building with heat pumps can seem overwhelming. This session will provide guidance and education for both owners and council members to navigate […]

Community Yard Sale: Too Big For It

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Celebrate Earth Day at this community yard sale event, where families will come together to sell gently used goods that their children have outgrown. From stylish clothes and furniture, to beloved toys and books, you'll find it all. Shop for great deals and unique treasures while supporting other families. Make sure to bring cash, as […]

Earth Day: Drop-In Bike Repair

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Celebrate Earth Day by tuning up your ride! Drop by Wesbrook Community Centre and visit UBC's Bike Kitchen as they teach you the basics of bike maintenance and repair. Plus, test out the UNA's new community bike repair stations!

Earth Day: Make Your Own Seed-Starting Case

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Growing your own plants from seeds is a fun way to make gardening more affordable and to learn about plant life cycles, support pollinators and reduce waste. This workshop will introduce participants to the idea of growing plants from seed and provide them with the opportunity to create a seed-starting case made of re-used materials […]

Children’s Gardening Workshop

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

How does your garden grow? This 1-hour interactive workshop will give kids a hands on opportunity to learn all about gardening. - Learn about the sun, bugs, and dirt that help plants grow - Get up close and observe the creatures that call the garden home - Plant a few seedlings in the garden - […]

Lunch and Learn: Chemical Safety at Home

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bring your lunch to our spacious ground-floor social room overlooking the park. A guest speaker will give a talk with a casual discussion. Chemical Safety at Home presented by Health Canada • How you can identify hazards & health risks • What you can do to reduce your exposure to environmental pollutants • Maintaining a […]

Saturday Afternoon Tea (in Mandarin): The three levels of government in Canada

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This program is part of the Live Well, Stay Strong Project funded by Canada Government's New Horizons Seniors Program (NHSP) grant. Sign up for afternoon tea in our spacious ground-floor social room overlooking the park. A guest speaker will lead a casual discussion on various topics. Registration required. Please note, this session is in Mandarin. […]

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Re-Creation: Community Art Project

Through collaborative art making, this project aims to raise environmental awareness and foster a feeling of solidarity within the community. Participants work together to turn waste into an art (repurposing newspapers, magazines, letters) while creating dialogue about environmental issues. This collaborative art project provides a creative tactile experience while cultivating community building.

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Community Bike Jam

Jim Taylor Park 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in these fun-filled afternoons of cycling. After decorating our bikes, we will take a leisurely ride through the neighbourhood, then gather for a free pizza picnic in the park to share a meal in good company. Registration is required: Register for May 9 Register for June 15 […]

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Saturday Afternoon Tea: exploding Black Holes

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This program is part of the Live Well, Stay Strong Project funded by Canada Government's New Horizons Seniors Program (NHSP) grant. Sign up for afternoon tea in our spacious ground-floor social room overlooking the park. A guest speaker will lead a casual discussion on various topics. Registration required. Please note that Mandarin translation is not […]

Family Movie Night: Soul

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Old Barn Community Centre! Watch the trailer for Soul here. No registration is required, so gather up the whole family and head on over. With chairs provided and the option to bring your cozy blankets and pillows, you're sure to have a comfortable and enjoyable […]

Community Yard Sale

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join the UNA and your community members for our annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday, May 27 from 10am-1pm at Wesbrook Community Centre. Shop for gently used items including books, clothes, art, household goods, and more. Bring your reuseable mug for a free cup of coffee and tea. Table registration is now open: UNA Members: […]

Saturday Afternoon Tea: Brain Recovery- A Journey of Hope

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This program is part of the Live Well, Stay Strong Project funded by Canada Government's New Horizons Seniors Program (NHSP) grant. Registration required. Please note that Mandarin translation is not available. Join us as Laura Stoicescu relates her story of recovering from a stroke. We often take our life for granted. We lead busy lives […]

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Community Bike Jam

Jim Taylor Park 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in these fun-filled afternoons of cycling. After decorating our bikes, we will take a leisurely ride through the neighbourhood, then gather for a free pizza picnic in the park to share a meal in good company. Registration is required: Register for May 9 Register for June 15 […]

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Spring Art Fair

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Come celebrate the arts on June 17th at the Spring Art Fair! Community members participating in UNA visual and performance art programs showcase their talents in this day of creativity and wonder. Enjoy the talent shows, art galleries, Re-Creation: Community Art Project unveiling, and more!

Family Movie Night: The Bad Guys

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Old Barn Community Centre! Watch the trailer for The Bad Guys here. No registration is required, so gather up the whole family and head on over. With chairs provided and the option to bring your cozy blankets and pillows, you're sure to have a comfortable […]

Indigenous Peoples Day: Film Screening

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Watch the documentary created by UBC Adjunct Professor and filmmaker Alejandro Yoshizawa and join him for a Q&A afterwards. This is the story of the Grant siblings and their connection to their mother’s First Nations (Musqueam) heritage and reconnecting to their father’s southern Chinese heritage. 6:00 PM – Doors open 6:30 PM – Film starts […]

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Indigenous Peoples Day: Teaching Medicine Wheel

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join Phil and Gisèle L’Hirondelle to learn about the 6 directions of the Medicine Wheel, which can help one realize the self and learn to create balance in Body, Mind, Emotion, and Spirit and learn about elements, colours, animal symbols, and seasons. These teachings bring us closer to realizing our connection to all and understanding […]

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Indigenous Peoples Day: Board Game

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Play the award-winning board game, created by decolonial author and artist Ta7talíya Michelle Nahanee of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation). With facilitation from the UNA Youth Leadership Group, this journey will share actions you can take, words you can say & ideas you can learn to transform how you relate to the land, Indigenous Nations, […]

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Saturday Afternoon Tea (Mandarin Session): Scams and Frauds

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This program is part of the Live Well, Stay Strong Project funded by Canada Government's New Horizons Seniors Program (NHSP) grant. Sign up for afternoon tea in our spacious ground-floor social room overlooking the park. A guest speaker will lead a casual discussion on various topics. Registration required. Please note, this session is in Mandarin. […]

Free

Canada Day

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us this Canada Day to celebrate our community and reflect on our journeys in becoming Canadian. Enjoy live music performances, eat some cake, play street hockey, participate in community art, and cool off with some refreshments in the open gym.

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Family Movie Night: The Super Mario Bros Movie

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Wesbrook Community Centre! Watch the trailer for The Super Mario Bros Movie here. No registration is required, so gather up the whole family and head on over. With chairs provided and the option to bring your cozy blankets and pillows, you're sure to have a […]

Free UBC Botanical Garden Tour

UBC Botanical Garden 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Discover the wonders of plants, biodiversity, and the stories behind the Garden, including the BC Rainforest, Food Garden, and other garden highlights. This tour is free for UNA residents, but space is limited. Please RSVP here to save your spot. No drop-ins will be permitted. Can't make this tour time? General admission to the Botanical […]

Old Barn Fitness Centre Renovation Open House

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The UNA is making plans to have the Old Barn Community Centre’s Fitness Centre renovated! We’d like to ask the community and Fitness Centre users what they would like to see in the new Fitness Centre and we’re holding an Open House. Join us on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Old […]

Music in the Park

Jim Taylor Park 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and come down to the park for this family-friendly community concert and join the UNA Community Engagement Advisory Committee (CEAC) for games and a barbecue! All ages are welcome!   5:00 - 6:00 pm | Community Showcase 6:15 - 7:00 pm | Shawn Bullshields 7:15 - 8:00 pm | […]

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Seed Saving 101

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join Siri from Farm Folk City Folk for a Seed Saving 101 session learn how to save, store, and breed your seeds. To be a good seed saver, you need to become a good breeder. Breeding is an active process where you make continuous crop decisions and observations. Our team will lead you through and […]

Family Movie Night: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Wesbrook Community Centre! Watch the trailer for Puss in Boots: The Last Wish here. No registration is required, so gather up the whole family and head on over. With chairs provided and the option to bring your cozy blankets and pillows, you're sure to have […]

Family Movie Night: Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at Wesbrook Community Centre! Watch the trailer for Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse. Bring the whole family to the Wesbrook Community Centre for Family Movie Night. Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring your blankets and pillows for maximum comfort. Parents must accompany their children. Admission […]

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Family Movie Night: The Little Mermaid (2023)

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Old Barn Community Centre! Watch the trailer for The Little Mermaid (2023). Bring the whole family to the Old Barn Community Centre for Family Movie Night. Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring your blankets and pillows for maximum comfort. Parents must accompany their […]

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Family Pumpkin Carving

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Calling all artists and pumpkin enthusiasts! Family Pumpkin Carving on October 27th is your chance to create ghoulishly delightful masterpieces with your loved ones. A perfect blend of creativity and family bonding awaits. Three Time frames: Wesbrook Community Centre, Art Room: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Wesbrook Community Centre, Art Room: 4:40 pm - 5:40 […]

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Halloween Trick-or-Treat Extravaganza at Wesbrook Community Centre

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Step into a world of eerie excitement at our highly anticipated Halloween event, the Trick-or-Treat Extravaganza on October 31st! Immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit by playing carnival games to earn a sweet stash of candies. Delight in Halloween films that will keep you on the edge of your seat, and if you dare, tiptoe […]

Community Yard Sale

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join the UNA and your community members for our fall Community Yard Sale on Saturday, November 18 from 10am-1pm at Wesbrook Community Centre. Shop for gently used items including winter gear, books, clothes, art, household goods, and more. Bring your reuseable mug for a free cup of coffee and tea. RSVP for a table here […]

Family Movie Night: Elemental

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Old Barn Community Centre! Watch the trailer for Elemental. Bring the whole family to the Old Barn Community Centre for Family Movie Night. Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring your blankets and pillows for maximum comfort. Parents must accompany their children. Admission is […]

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Winter Festival

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Celebrate the holiday season at the Old Barn Community Centre! Bring your cameras to get photos with Santa and make some ornaments to take home! Special guests and surprises await. Bring your own mug for hot chocolate. Donations accepted for Vancouver Food Bank.

Family Movie Night: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Old Barn Community Centre! Watch the trailer for Lyle, Lyle Crocodile. Bring the whole family to the Old Barn Community Centre for Family Movie Night. Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring your blankets and pillows for maximum comfort. Parents must accompany their children. […]

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Joyful: A Masquerade Party

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join your neighbours for an evening of carols, music, dancing and hot chocolate at the Wesbrook Community Centre gymnasium on Friday, December 22, 2023, 7 p.m. This free event is open to everyone and will feature Scottish dancing and a hot chocolate bar. Bring your reusable mugs and a holiday-themed mask! This event is brought […]

Family Day

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for Family Day at the UNA!

Prepare to create memories with those you love by participating in various activities at the Wesbrook Community Centre. Sports, Arts & Crafts, and more!

Easter

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Families are welcome to join us for Easter festivities at the Old Barn Community Center! Craft your own egg hunt basket, join in on the highly anticipated egg hunt, create Easter carrot card, be amazed by magician tricks. Bring your own mug for the free hot chocolate! Egg Hunt Schedule Ages 0 - 2  -  […]

Community Yard Sale

Wesbrook Community Centre 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join the UNA and your community members for our Spring Community Yard Sale on Saturday, April 6th from 10am-1pm at Wesbrook Community Centre. Shop for gently used items including summer clothes and sports equipment, books, art, household goods, and more. Bring your reuseable mug for a free cup of coffee and tea. Table registration will […]

Earth Day

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Come celebrate Earth Day with the UNA! Learn different ways we can care about the Earth and decrease our impact while connecting with your community. Make sure to sign up for one of our engaging workshops here (registration required): 10:00am - 11:00am - Balcony Herb Planting 11:00am - 12:00pm - Plant Scavenger Hunt 11:00am - […]

UBC Farm Tour

UBC Farm 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Learn about food sustainability by immersing yourself in the landscape of a working certified organic farm and research, community and teaching hub at this free guided tour of the UBC Farm. The UBC Farm provides a unique site for learning about global issues in food systems in the context of a 60-acre certified organic farm. […]

Family Movie Night: Wish (2023)

Old Barn Community Centre 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for an unforgettable Family Movie Night at the Old Barn Community Centre! Watch the trailer for Wish. Bring the whole family to the Old Barn Community Centre for Family Movie Night. Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring your blankets and pillows for maximum comfort. Parents must accompany their children. Admission is […]

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