Category Archives: Commercial Drive

Car Free Vancouver Day is two weeks away!

Car Free Vancouver Day is nearly here! Kitsilano block parties will happen on Saturday, June 16th & Sunday, June 17th. Car free street festivals on Commercial Drive, Main Street and in the West End (Denman Street) take place Sunday, June … Continue reading

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North Van joins the party – 250,000 Expected to play in the streets on Car-Free Vancouver Day

WHAT: Car-Free Vancouver Day WHEN: Sunday June 20 (Father’s Day), noon to whenever WHERE: Kitsilano, Commercial Drive, West End, Main Street and now, NORTH VAN! WHY: To reclaim our streets for people Car-Free Vancouver Day is a grassroots, citizen-led, 100% … Continue reading

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Chris Carlsson in Vancouver!

Chris co-founded the monthly bike-ins known as Critical Mass that have spread to five continents and over 300 cities. He is director of the multimedia history project Shaping San Francisco and was one of the founders and editors of the … Continue reading

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Commercial Drive Next Organizing Meeting

Commercial Drive Want to Volunteer?! contact: volunteers: drive.volunteers@gmail.com Next organizers’ meeting: Wed May 19 at 7 PM 1707 Charles St. (enter through wooden side gate) Info: drivefest@carfreevancouver.org other up coming meetings*: Thur June 3 at 7 PM Wed June 16 … Continue reading

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Car-Free Commercial Drive! meeting on Wednesday

Hello all, it’s time to reclaim our streets! Just a reminder that the Car Free Commercial Crew will be meeting this Wednesday  Feb 17. We’ll be contacting you soon down the road for day-of volunteer opportunities, and things like vending and performing…sit tight. This … Continue reading

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Callout for Organizers

Hello to all Car-Free superstars! Car Free Vancouver Day 2010 will once again envelop our town in forward-looking fun, on Sunday June 20th – Father’s Day. Now is your chance to get involved, get creative, meet some awesome folks, and … Continue reading

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The Olympic Resistance Network will be at Car-Free Day at the Drive

Come out to the neighbourhood Car-Free festival on Commercial Drive this Sunday, learn more about the Olympics’ impacts on our communities, and connect with other folks about your concerns. The Olympic Resistance Network will be at Napier and Commercial throughout … Continue reading

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Knittervention!

Hey all you knitters out there! Grab your needles and come down to Carfree Day on Commercial Drive to be part of a knittervention. It’s a knit-in, it’s an intervention, it’s traffic-stopping fun. Sunday June 14th. Craftivists of other stripes … Continue reading

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Old School Roller Disco

Old School Roller Disco coming to Commercial drive at Gravely.  All vinyl DJ sets playing the sweet sounds of disco and down tempo for you to enjoy. Please bring your skates and get down. Needs some skates?  Check out www.yamunaskate.com, … Continue reading

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The Healing Garden at the Commercial Drive Car-Free Festival

A Call Out to Healing Arts Practitioners or Wellness Organizations in East Vancouver! Want to take part in the Healing Garden area at the Commercial Drive Car-Free Festival on Sunday June 14, 2009? Create a beautiful physical and spiritual temple … Continue reading

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