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Places That Matter Community Celebration


February 20, 2019
6 PM – 8:30 PM

Celebrate Heritage Week, with Heritage Vancouver. This free event features speakers, musicians, food and refreshments, and community display.

Heritage Week 2019 • Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Join us to learn about some of the special places recognized in the Places That Matter project, and hear about them from the people and organizations involved in bringing their history forward. The Places That Matter project highlights the lesser-known places, people and events that have shaped Vancouver. This free celebration includes displays from a variety of organizations, institutions and individuals related to Places That Matter sites and local history, a short program of storytelling, as well as live music and refreshments. Aaron Chapman, author, musician and historian will be the MC for the evening. We will also have updates on the project and new ways to get involved.

6:15-7pm performance by the Vancouver Chamber Players Wind Trio: Rory O’Donnell (flute) Gene Ramsbottom (clarinet) Gregory Cukrov ( bassoon )

6-7pm Open House Community Displays: Chinatown Storytelling CentreChinese Canadian Historical Society of BC, Choklit Park, City of Vancouver Archives, Illustrated Vancouver, Jewish Museum and Archives of BC, Mount Pleasant Heritage Group, Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, Out for Lunch Noon Hour Concerts at the Vancouver Art Gallery, SFU Special Collections, Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, South Vancouver History, Vancouver Arts Colloquium Society, Vancouver Historical Society, Vancouver School Board Archives, and more.

Thank you to our Event Partners: Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Association and Cartems Doughnuts.

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