Wednesday, Feb 19 – Places That Matter: Community Celebration
Hear the stories of Places That Matter sites from the people and organizations who brought their history forward. This free celebration includes refreshments and displays related to Places That Matter sites and local history, a short program of inspirational storytelling, as well as live music from bluegrass band, Viper Central. For more information about the Places That Matter project visit vancouverheritagefoundation.org/places-that-matter.
Heritage Hall, 3102 Main St. 6 – 8:30pm, FREE
Join us for a special opportunity to tour inside the landmark church as it undergoes seismic upgrading and heritage restoration during a two-year closure. This is a professional education event and all participants must supply specific safety equipment.
St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, 4 – 6 pm, $85
Sunday, Feb 23 – Something Old/Something New: Adaptive Reuse and Industrial Heritage Walking Tour
Today much of the early legacy of development in Mount Pleasant can be found with former industrial sites adapted to new uses. Join historian John Atkin to explore the challenges and benefits of adaptive reuse with examples found in this historic neighbourhood.
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood. 10 am – 12 pm, $16
To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org or call 604 264-9642.