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Event schedule

Collingwood Days takes place from July 15-23, 2022!

The safety and health of our festival collaborators and community members is of the utmost importance to the Collingwood Days Committee. For all public events, we will be following safety protocols, including access to hand sanitation stations and the availability of masks.

Events calendar

July 2022

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Indigenous Garden Inauguration,- Storytelling, Dance & Sketch
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 The opening ceremony will begin with Debora Baker giving her blessings. Leona Brown will guide us in the inauguration of our new Indigenous Garden. Following, three storytellers will share their stories and artists Yoko Tomita and Carolina Bergonzoni will help the audience discover different forms of movement and visu , ...
Movie Night in the Park – Sonic the Hedgehog
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Knowing your neighbours is such an easy and cost effective form of crime prevention, and yet getting to know our neighbours is not always easy. In an effort to bring neighbours together we introduced Movie Nights in the Park, ten years ago the Collingwood Community Policing Centre hosted our first Movie Night in the P , ...
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Weaving Traditions & Ecological Future Symposium
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please join us for the next event in our Shedding Light Talk Series:Weaving Traditions for our Ecological Future at Falaise Park! These public presentations have been showcasing expert’s knowledge on a wide variety of topics related to environmental stewardship and ecological art since 2019.   This event will bri , ...
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RISE Community Health Centre Grand Opening
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for the inauguration and grand opening of RISE Community Health Centre. During the event we will be unveiling the mural! Activities include: blessing by Elder Larry Grant, Tours of RISE, meeting with the mural artists, information tables, harm reduction supplies and Naloxone teaching, and much more Activities i , ...
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Walking Tours with Bruce MacDonald
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bruce MacDonald, an expert in the geography and history of Vancouver, will guide participants in a 2-hour walking tour starting at Collingwood Neighbourhood House, sharing his knowledge of the local area’s history. The 11am tour is for seniors (55+) and the 1:30pm is open to the community. Space in the shuttle is limit , ...
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All Bodies Dance: Dance is for everyBODY
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Carolina and Janice for a fun hour of dance for Every and All Bodies! In this fun dance workshop, each participant will explore the power of dance and uncover what each unique dancing body has to say. Carolina and Janice will lead a warm-up, some fun improvisation activities and explore the foundational skills of , ...
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Storytime Showcase: Tales Together
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us, as a librarian shares stories that are centered around antiracism, this is a child friendly event. Click here to see VPL  anti-racist titles for Collingwood Days , ...
Garden Walk
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Please note the microgreens workshop has been canceled although we will still do the native plant walk in the neighborhood and Food Forest. Meet at 3pm at Collingwood Neighbourhood House.     , ...
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Storytime Showcase: Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Renfrew Collingwood – Anti-Racism Committee Click here to see VPL  anti-racist titles for Collingwood Days     , ...
Make your Mark
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Want to have a relaxing time? Want to learn some art skills? Want to make something special for your friends or loved ones? Come join this free art workshop! You can draw or make some handicrafts you want. Yoko will guide and support you, so you don’t have to worry about your skills     Yoko To , ...
Equity Panel & Dinner
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  The Systems Change Team at Collingwood Neighbourhood House (CNH) invites you to join a live, in person, “Equity in Practice” Panel in conjunction with Collingwood Days 2022. The panel will be moderated by Maria dela Cruz, with openting by Tess Emnet Mengesha and panel guests Lydia Luk, Leila Trickey and Jaz Whi , ...
Music in the Park: Penny Pom Pom
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  Meet Penny Pom Pom, a colourful ball of energy who embodies creative confidence and artistic freedom. Her multi-media show for young children is colourful, musical and interactive and focuses on the importance of creativity and self empowerment. Penny Pom Pom is excited by the world and finds inspiration to cre , ...
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Movie Night in the Park: Monkey Beach Screening
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Knowing your neighbours is such an easy and cost effective form of crime prevention, and yet getting to know our neighbours is not always easy. In an effort to bring neighbours together we introduced Movie Nights in the Park, ten years ago the Collingwood Community Policing Centre hosted our first Movie Night in the P , ...
Storytime Showcase: Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Renfrew Collingwood – Anti Racism Committee Click here to see VPL  anti-racist titles for Collingwood Days , ...
Qi Gong led by Arsenio
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  Led by Arsenio, join this Qi Gong class for anyone who is 55+. On the day of the event, Arsenio will share various exercises including Tai Chi , Qigong , Shibashi  , Holistic Stretching and Acupressure points exercise . Registration is required. Masks are mandatory and proof of vaccination, with photo ID is req , ...
Dance led by Loretta
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  Led by Loretta, join this dance class designed for anyone who is 55+. Loretta will share her love for dancing and teach some Chinese folk dance.  Registration is required.  Angel: E-mail: atse@mosaicbc.org or C: 604-671-7281. Masks are mandatory and proof of vaccination, with photo ID is required.  About Lorett , ...
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Grand Festival Day Stiltwalkers, Bouncy Castle, Games, Vendors, Art Exhibits and More!
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Grand Festival Day! Music & Dance Performances, Storytelling, Poetry, Workshops, Stilt-walkers, Bouncy Castle, Games, Vendors, Art Exhibits, Food Trucks and More! CASH ONLY FOR CASTLE AND RAFFLE TICKETS! About Skwetsimeltxw Willard ‘Buddy’ Joseph and Chepximiya Siyam’ Chief Janice George   Skwetsimeltxw Will , ...
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Music in the Park: Storytelling with Kung Jaadee
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Post Festival Renfrew Community Centre Music in the Park: Storytelling with Kung Jaadee 6:00pm Renfrew Park (2929 E 22nd Avenue)  Weeklong Workshop      CNH Celebrations and ArtStarts Hide Tanning with Suna Galay and CREW Photography & Illustration Norquay Food Forest (2732 Horley Street)      , ...
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