Seniors Week Celebrations start Monday June 2nd at 2:00 PM in the Continental Seniors Centre at 1067 Seymour Street (buzz #5 to get in)
Umbrella Art Workshops: Partnering with Vancouver Second Mile Society the Gathering Festival will launch a series of workshops to engage seniors living in the area’s subsidized housing about their lives and experiences in and around Emery Barnes Park and Vancouver’s downtown south. The seniors will expressed their impressions of the area using acrylic paint on white umbrellas. The resulting umbrella art will be displayed along the walkways during the Gathering Festival Community Celebration on Saturday June 21st in Emery Barnes Park. The workshops run on Tuesdays from 1:30- 3:30pm June 3rd, 10th and 17th.