Category Archives: Kitsilano

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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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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Block parties day different from other car-free events

As the goal of hosting block parties is getting to know your neighbours on your block, the majority of parties will not be for the general public unless noted. Each block in Kits creates its own party rather than organizers … Continue reading

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Kits Block Parties in the news

If you’re interested in hosting a block party and want to get a flavour of what they’re all about, have a look at a couple of articles describing last year’s event from the Vancouver Courier here and the Vancouver Sun … Continue reading

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Kitsilano Block Party Workshop this Sunday, May 3rd from 11 to 12:300

Greetings to all block party hosts, potential hosts, and volunteers! We would love you to come out to our 2009 workshop, being held at SPEC (2150 Maple St.) between 11 and 12:30 this Sunday, May 3rd. It will be a … Continue reading

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Host a Block Party in Kits

Note – this is an old blog posting from the 2009 festival. For 2010 instructions and a new block party map please visit our 2010 page! Yes, you can host your own neighbourhood block party.  It’s easy!  Here is everything you need … Continue reading

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Building Community One Block at a Time

We hope you will see your Car Free Vancouver block party as a launch pad for building stronger and richer ties to your community. Here is an excellent general resource on how to start that process, and below are links … Continue reading

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