Britannia Events Calendar
Britannia Library Monthly Events: May
Britannia Teen Centre: May
Britannia Renewal Speakers Series - Designing Safe Places
Designing Safe Places
How can the Britannia Renewal project Incorporate the impact of gender identity, safety and social inclusion in public space design?
“If you create a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for those that are least valued within your society, the entire society benefits from that protection and that love and that support.”
— Harlan Pruden
Date: Tuesday May 23rd, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Refreshments at 6:30 pm; talk and discussion at 7:00 pm.
Location: Rink Mezzanine
Harlen Pruden, 25 ConsultantHarlan (First Nation Cree/nēhiyaw) works with the Two-Spirit community locally, nationally and internationally. A Ph.D. student at UBC’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies Program, he is also Managing Editor of TwoSpiritJournal.com, a Two-Spirit media/news site. Harlan is a board member of Qmunity, the home for Vancouver’s LGBT, Queer and Two-Spirit community.
Dora Ng, Trans and Gender Variant Inclusion
Dora Ng is a Chinese-Canadian trans and queer rights advocate who is also a member of the Vancouver Park Board Trans and Gender Variant Inclusion Steering Committee. She is currently the Program Coordinator for the Better at Home program at West End Seniors’ Network.
Christine O'Fallon, Women's Safety
Christine OFallon is a Vancouver-based independent researcher. As a woman with disabilities, Christine actively supports intersectional approaches to policy-making in all settings of city life. She is on the board of Women Transforming Cities and sits on Vancouver’s Women’s Advisory Committee.
- May 2, 2018 6:30 pm - May 2, 2018 8:30 pmLocation: Britannia Art GalleryMay Exhibition runs May 2-Jun 1
Nets, Nettles, Linen and Leather: Exploring cultural connections in the Land & Sea Project
Mediums: nettle fibre, linen fibre, fish leather.
Artists: Rebecca Graham, Sharon Kallis, Tracy Williams and Community members.
- May 4, 2018 8:00 pm - May 4, 2018 10:00 pmLocation: Britannia Pool
- May 12, 2018 12:00 pm - May 12, 2018 5:00 pmLocation: Britannia Site & Napier GreenwayBritannia Community Centre is pleased to host the Annual Stone Soup Festival, a celebration of food, art, environment and community, including a food market, local artists, community groups, and workshops, live music, children’s activities, free soup and more!
- May 13, 2018 11:00 am - May 13, 2018 9:00 pmLocation: Britannia Secondary School - Gym A/B
- May 16, 2018 7:00 pm - Feb 21, 2018Location: Britannia Art GalleryArtist talk with EartHand Gleaners'
Learn more about the EartHand Gleaners' Land and Sea Project: themes emerging from Weaving Conversation Circles.
May Exhibition runs May 2-Jun 1
- May 18, 2018 3:00 pm - May 18, 2018 6:00 pmLocation: Rink Mezzanine