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Upcoming events

    • 11 Sep 2018
    • 08 Jan 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Kits House: 2305 west 7th Ave, Vancouver

    Meet with members of SPEC's Food & Environment Committee. The meeting is free and visitors are welcomed.

    Location: Kits House: 2305 west 7th Ave, Vancouver

    Schedule: The 2nd Monday or Tuesday (alternating) of each month.

    Room: Ask at the front desk for the room location. 

    New? Meet Leadership Team members Art Bomke, Kate Menzies and Tara Moreau.

    To read about their passion for our environment, click on the link, or go to: Home>About us> Our People 

    • 12 Sep 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 09 Jan 2019
    • (PST)
    • 5 sessions
    • 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver

    Location: Kits House, 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC  V6K 1Y4

    Time: 6:30pm – 8pm: The meetings are free and visitors are welcome.

    Schedule: The 2nd Wednesday of each month (with some exceptions).

    Please email zerowaste@spec.bc.ca if you have any questions.

    • 25 Sep 2018
    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver
    Register

    On the fourth Tuesday of every month, join us to learn about SPEC's work in the community. This is usually a small meeting where we cover upcoming volunteer opportunities with SPEC and get the chance to get to know you better!

    If you are interested in getting involved, want to learn what volunteer opportunities exist and would like to meet like-minded people, come and share some time with us!

    If you are a current volunteer and would like to know more about other work we are doing, this is also the place for you!

    Date: Sept 25 from 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM

     Meet Robin, SPEC's Volunteer Coordinator, at the front entrance of Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver).

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 16 Jan 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (Kits House)

    Take part in our monthly meeting to chat with members of SPEC's Energy & Transportation Committee and learn what projects we are working on . The meeting is free and visitors are welcome. 

    Date: Third Wednesday of the month (Please note that September's meeting has been moved to the fourth Wednesday of the month).  

    Start Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
    Location: Kits House: 2305 west 7th Ave, Vancouver
    Room: Ask at the front desk for the room location

    The Energy Committee is looking for leadership! If you are interested in becoming a Co-Chair, drop by the next meeting and introduce yourself, or check out the volunteer position description
    • 30 Sep 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Cambie Square Communal Garden, 2685 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4K2

    Want to get your hands dirty for a great cause? The Cambie Square Communal Garden needs help getting into shape before winter!

    The event will feature a work party, where volunteers will assist with revitalizing the garden, followed by a celebration, where volunteers can bond over light refreshments and learn some gardening tips from our resident gardeners.  


    The main volunteer tasks are: 

    1. Rebuild 4 garden beds: remove the soil, dismantle the old beds, build new garden beds and then put the soil back in. 10-15 people.
    2. Cut back tree roots near garden beds: remove the soil from the beds, locate the tree roots that extend into the garden beds, cut them. 15-20 people.
    3. Weeding. 5-10 people
    We are looking for all skill levels: green thumbs, plant enthusiasts, or new gardeners alike!

    Event Features:

    • Help revitalize the garden

    • Learn gardening tips from our resident gardeners

    • Support a local charity and your community

    • Meet and mingle with your neighbours

    • Share food around the garden

    Details:

    Date: Sunday, September 30th

    Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm

    Location: 2685 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4K2. The garden is next to City Hall Daycare.

    Cost: FREE!

    Please check in with the volunteer coordinator when you arrive.

    Register now!

    New to the garden?

    The Cambie Square Communal Garden is a communally-run demonstration garden, located on the southwest corner of Cambie and 10th Avenue. There are no individual plots. Rather, all volunteers share in the planning, planting, harvesting and maintenance of the garden. Our volunteers come from many backgrounds; some are experienced gardeners and some are new to gardening. We all share a keen interest in growing food, maintaining biodiversity and creating sustainable systems.

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Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

2305 West 7th Ave 

Vancouver, BC  V6K 1Y4

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