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by Eve Lazarus on March 5, 2012

A list of upcoming events around and about Vancouver’s history and heritage.

Tuesday March 6, 2012

7:00-8:30 pm.  Find out all about Vancouver’s historic stained glass by author and historian Jim Wolf and get a peak inside Hycroft mansion in Shaughnessy. Through the Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s lecture series. $12–they throw in free parking.

Thursday March 15, 2012

The Grandview Heritage Group meets on the third Thursday of every month at the Britannia Centre, Commercial & Napier, and welcomes new members. For more information contact: grandviewheritage@gmail.com.

Tuesday March 20, 2012

5:30-8:00 pm.  Evening at the Marine Building Penthouse (1930) 2000-355 Burrard Street. It’s a fundraiser for Heritage Vancouver Society and $100 tickets include wine, appies, a tour of the private penthouse and a tax receipt.

Thursday March 22, 2012

7:30 pm.  Vancouver Historical Society’s monthly free meeting at the Museum of Vancouver on Chestnut Street. This month’s talk by Howard White on publishing Chuck Davis’s History of Metropolitan Vancouver.

Wednesday March 28, 2012

12:00-1:30 pm.  Hastings Park and the Pacific National Exhibition – History and Evolution, with Marta Farevaag, Phillip Farevaag Smallenberg. Part of the Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series at BCIT downtown campus, 555 Seymour St. $12.

Saturday March 31, 2012

11:00–3:00 pm.  The North Vancouver Archives wants you to bring your heritage valuables to a clinic for assessment. Cost is $10 for one item then $5 for additional ones (to a maximum of three). Art, jewellery, antiques, archival documents, vintage photos, stamps and coins, silver, rare books and Canadiana is all on the table. Community History Centre, 3203 Institute Road in Lynn Valley. 604-990-3700 (8016) nvmaprograms@dnv.org

Wednesday April 11, 2012

6:30-8:30 pm.  City of Vancouver Archives: how to research the history of a building. Through the Vancouver Heritage Foundation. $15

Tuesday April 17, 2012

6:30-8:30 pm. Vancouver Public Library: How to Research the history of a building (2) through the Vancouver Heritage Foundation. (included in price above).

Thursday April 19, 2012

The Grandview Heritage Group meets on the third Thursday of every month at the Britannia Centre, Commercial & Napier, and welcomes new members. For more information contact: grandviewheritage@gmail.com.

Saturday April 21, 2012

9:00-5:00 pm.  How to photograph heritage structures. $125 at the Vancouver Heritage Foundation office. With architect and photographer Richard Hulbert.

Wednesday April 25, 2012

12:00-1:30 pm.  The Role of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the Development of Downtown Vancouver with Michael Gordon, senior central area planner, COV. Part of the Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series at BCIT downtown campus, 555 Seymour St. $12.

Thursday April 26, 2012

7:30 pm.  Vancouver Historical Society’s monthly free meeting at the Museum of Vancouver on Chestnut Street. This month’s talk by Rev. Bruce A. Woods about A Vancouver Romance: John and Ruth Morton.

Saturday May 5, 2012

1:00 – 5:00 pm.    Heritage Vancouver’s annual Top Ten Endangered Sites Bus Tour aboard a Transit Museum Society historic bus is led by uber-heritage author and expert Don Luxton. Admission $25 members, $30 non members.

Saturday May 12, 2012

10:00-2:00 pm. Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Salvage Sale. Everything from balusters to decorative moldings. Proceeds go to fund the Foundations’ excellent programming. Unit 115-7011 Elmbridge Way, at Gilbert in Richmond.

Sunday June 3, 2012

10:00-5:00  pm.  The Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s 10th annual House Tour. Tickets are $40

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