"Social change is hard work - let's pause and share a meal together to celebrate our strength in diversity. "
We're honoured to invite you to the third Annual Changemaker Summer Potluck!
Join us on Monday, August 13 for our Changemakers Summer Potluck #CMPotluck in Stanley Park - we can eat, learn and play together. All are welcome, your colleagues, friends and family - let's eat and find solidarity and strength in our numbers and diversity. At our 1st annual potluck, we had over 160 potluckers and ~15 partners - we wonder who will join us this year?
Date and time: 5 - 830 PM, Monday, August 13, 2018 Location: Ceperley / Second Beach Picnic Shelter, Stanley Park Dr & Lagoon Dr, Vancouver. Event Style: Outdoor potluck picnic. Bring food and drink to share. We bring the community! There's no admission charge we welcome everyone, but please RSVP so we know how many people to expect.
WHAT TO BRING The potluck is a casual outdoor celebration. We'll have a grill going, and some plates, utensils & cups etc. (though please consider bringing your own, if it's convenient, so we can avoid waste).
Food & Drink (for yourself and to share with a couple people) Utensils and cups (we'd like to keep waste to a minimum) Outdoor toys Musical instruments, portable speakers Beach blanket Kiddies and elders - all welcome! Add what you'd like to bring here or see what others are bringing
WHAT TO WEAR
Never trust the weather, especially on the beach! Bring layers, sunglasses, and an umbrella. We have a covered picnic shelter, but you never know.
The Vancouver Parks Board website outlines the accessibility of their picnic areas here. The VPB / City of Vancouver have noted to us that if anyone has concerns will accessibility they are available to answer any questions either by calling 311 or reaching out to the Accessibility City program.
Interested in helping out? If you're open to volunteering - let us know! Fun tasks include being a greeter, food organizer, setup/clean up crew or BBQer!
Got ideas? Got talent? Let us know - we'd love to hear your thoughts on making the potluck more engaging!
Okay that's it from us.
Warm regards and see you tonight!
Elijah, Ajay on behalf of the partners
We also wanted to acknowledge the event will be taking place on the unceded Indigenous land belonging to the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xmkwym (Musqueam), Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish), and Slilwta/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Ceperley/ Second Beach covered picnic area Stanley Park Dr & Lagoon Dr Vancouver