This year, Neighbourhood House Week marks 123 years of Neighbours Growing Neighbourhoods. Ever since the first BC Neighbourhood House opened in Vancouver in 1938 (which had been an orphanage since 1894 and is now named Kits House) a wide diversity of people have found a home in their local Neighbourhood House. Yet many in our neighbourhoods have little or no knowledge of what we do here and how we contribute to making the Westside of Vancouver a vibrant, healthy and thriving place.
Join us for our Neighbourhood House Week events
from May 8th to May 13th
to celebrate Neighbourhood Houses across metro Vancouver!
Kits House’s specific events during the week are:
Free Sahaja Meditation Yoga
Monday May 8 & Tuesday May 9 | 7:30 – 9:00pm
- Meant for everyone who desires to find his or her true self
Friday May 12 | 3:00 – 5:00pm
- BBQ and showcase of the house along with baked goods, lemonade and activities for kids
Saturday May 13 | Store hours
Shop along W 4th from Burrard to Balsam and W Broadway from Larch to Waterloo – proceeds from your purchase at participating retailers will be donated to Kits House!
Want to learn more about Neighbourhood Houses and how they’ve helped the community?
Check out yournh.ca for NHiMV’s findings!