Saturday August 22 2015. The Gathering Place Block Party will host it’s annual community event hosted by the Gathering Place and the Downtown South Gathering Place Community Centre Association.
This popular summer celebration transforms the 600-block of Helmcken Street into “fun in the sun” for Gathering Place patrons, volunteers, and members of the Downtown South community.
Activities include live music, barbeque, party games, and more. Everyone is welcome!
The Gathering Place is a City facility operating under a partnership with the Vancouver School Board and the Province of BC catering to the disadvantaged residents of Downtown South. It hosts a health centre, education centre, reading room, cafeteria, and community programs.
The block party will have live music, a marching band, a silent auction for Olympic street banners, a used book sale, pottery sale, food, games and more. This is a free event for all and there will be street closures so consider biking, walking or taking transit.
609 Helmcken St
Vancouver BC, V6B 5R1