The Gathering Place Block Party

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This Saturday The Gathering Place on Helmcken will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with its annual block party.

Patio Umbrellas
Photo credit: Conrad Kuiper on Flickr

Where: 609 Helmcken Street
When: August 28, 2010 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm
Info: The Gathering Place is a City facility operating under a partnership with the Vancouver School Board and the Province of BC catering to the disadvantaged residents of Downtown South. It hosts a health centre, education centre, reading room, cafeteria, and community programs.

The block party will have live music, a marching band, a silent auction for Olympic street banners, a used book sale, pottery sale, food, games and more. This is a free event for all and there will be street closures so consider biking, walking or taking transit.

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