April 19th: AGM of Hastings Community Association

Community members with an active Hastings Community Association membership are encouraged to attend the AGM TONIGHT!
April 19, 2017
7:00-8:00 PM

* vote for next year’s directors
* free childminding
* food provided

Visit their Facebook page.

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PNE Community Grant Fund – Deadline Sunday, April 23rd

Reminder that this Sunday April 23, 2017 is the deadline for the PNE’s New Community Grant Fund.

For more information and application form check out http://www.pne.ca/community

Reminder funds for this grant will be coming from Community Day at Playland which is Saturday May 27th.

For questions or more information, contact:
Kate Chong (née Huffman)| Manager, Community Relations
Email: KChong@pne.ca
PACIFIC NATIONAL EXHIBITION
2901 East Hastings Street | Hastings Park | Vancouver, BC | V5K 5J1
T: 604.251.7708 F: 604.251.7773

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URGENT: Do you think Hastings Park is an appropriate venue for annual “420” gathering?

Dear Neighbours, supporters, and community members:

We would like to bring to your attention a proposed motion to be read this Tuesday March 28th at a City of Vancouver Council Meeting.

A motion is being put forth to host the 420
Marijuana Event
at a new site such as the neighbouring PNE Grounds this year.
This event brought in over 130,000 attendees last year in support of cannibis /marijuana. (More info here on City of Vancouver website).

If you would like to express your opinion on hosting this event in our neighbourhood, these are the mechanisms to put forth your thoughts prior to the council meeting this Tuesday:

* Register to speak on this issue and attend as a speaker. Requests to speak must be received prior to 9:30am on the day of the meeting.

* You can communicate your comments to City Council by emailing mayorandcouncil@vancouver.ca

* Visit speaker-wait-times or see @VanCityClerk on Twitter for real-time information on the progress of City Council meetings.

* Access live video stream during the meeting as well as archive of the video stream the day following the meeting.

Please feel free to share with your contacts.

Thank you.

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April 2nd: Hastings Park Conservancy Annual General Meeting

Any local residents are encouraged to attend, the Annual General Meeting of the Hastings Park Conservancy:

Sunday, April 2, 2017
12:00-1:30 PM
Room 9 (downstairs)
Hastings Community Centre
3096 E. Hastings St (at Lilloet St)

Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

Updates will include:

  • A presentation of the results of the 2016 survey​, ​completed in partnership with the Friends of Hastings Park.
  • A brief update on the PNE​/HP Advisory Group and the ongoing development of the Master Plan for Hastings Park​ and Playland.​

Visit the HP Conservancy website for updates and membership details.

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April 8th: Manure Sale in Hastings Sunrise

Manure Sale, Hasting Community Centre Parking Lot (E. Pender & Nootka Streets)
April 8, 2017
9:00am – 1:00 PM

(get PDF poster here)

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April 2nd: Save the Date – Hastings Park Conservancy AGM

Please attend the 2017 AGM of the Hastings Park Conservancy!
Check the Hastings Park Conservancy website and Facebook page for updates.

Sunday, April 2nd
12:00-1:30 PM
Room 9
Hastings Community Centre
3096 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K

For more information, contact the Hastings Park Conservancy info@hastingspark.ca

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March 6th: PNE Public Board Meeting – open to the community

Please think about attending the upcoming PNE Public Board Meeting:

Monday, March 6, 2017
6:00-9:00 PM

(full Agenda here).

There are some very important topics to discuss.
Below are some interesting links to the presentations.

1. Community Partnerships
http://www.pne.ca/aboutus/pdf/meetings/hastings-park-pne-community-partnerships-and-activities.pdf

2. Green Space Management
http://www.pne.ca/aboutus/pdf/meetings/hastings-park-pne-green-space-management.pdf

3. Community Grant Fund
http://www.pne.ca/aboutus/pdf/meetings/pne-community-grant-fund.pdf

4. Playland Redevelopment Plan
http://www.pne.ca/aboutus/pdf/meetings/hastings-park-pne-master-plan-playland-redevelopment-plan.pdf

Friends of Hastings Park

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