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Victory Square Block Party

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CiTR 101.9FM and Music Waste are teaming up for their annual summer wrap-up, Victory Square Block Party (“VSBP”) on September 4th. This free community music festival in the DTES is celebrating its 12th anniversary by highlighting emerging artists, local vendors, and independent media. Victory Square Block Party Where: Victory Square (Cambie @ West Hastings, Vancouver) […]

Homelessness Action Week: Eastside Stride

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Homelessness Action Week (“HAW”) is coming up Saturday, October 12th to Sunday, October 20th and to participate, the Union Gospel Mission will be hosting a series of Downtown Eastside walking tours, called the Eastside Stride. Visitors will be hosted by a local guide on a two-hour tour around the neighbourhood to learn about its history. […]

DTES Women’s Community Christmas Craft Fair 2012

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The 3rd Annual Community Christmas Craft Fair, supporting Downtown Eastside women, returns Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Woodward’s. The crafters are women who have been going through drug treatment, living in shelters, accessing drop-in centres, and living in the neighbourhood. The women have spent one day a week crafting this fall (at the Window Community […]