Leaky Heaven Kids’ Comedy Club

Kids Comedy
Saturday October 26, 1pm – 2:30pm 
Russian Hall, 600 Campbell upstairsLeaky Heaven's Kids COMEDY
The comedy kids invite you to their final class! Over the last five weeks, the hilarious Jamie Taylor has been working with a group of kids (ages 8-12) on various kinds of comedy including stand-up, games, improvisation and their own joke writing. The final session is free to the public. Produced by Leaky Heaven Performance Society. Come see what this hilarious group of kids has to offer! Have a laugh! Free

    Women in Fish Walking Tour with Rosemary Georgeson

    Rosemary Georgeson w 103lb Halibut caught w handline at top end Milbanke Sound circa 1977, photo courtesy Rose Georgeson

    Walking Tour
    Saturday October 26, 11:30am – 1:10pm 
    Meet at the Chinese Cultural Centre courtyard, 50 E. Pender
    See the Downtown Eastside through the eyes of its lands, waters and historic fishing industry on this ninety-minute tour led by Rosemary Georgeson, a Coast Salish Dene artist born and raised in the commercial fishing industry. The tour culminates with a reception at the Fishing Industry Community Art Installation at the G & F Financial Group at 803 E. Hastings. $10 for non-residents, pay-what-you-can for local residents.

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      There Was Water Here? with John Atkin

      IMG_2915 John Atkin T hunter photo (1)Walking Tour
      THERE WAS WATER HERE? TRACING THE OLD EAST END WATERFRONT with John Atkin 
      Saturday October 26, 10am (approx. 2 hours) 
      Meet at Thornton Park corner of National and Station Streets
      Join John Atkin, author, historian, DTES/Strathcona resident and walking-history-encyclopedia, on this fascinating exploration of the former shoreline of False Creek. Look at the history of the many businesses that once lined the shore along Main and Pender Streets, and learn about the evolution of the area and the filling in of False Creek over time. $10 for non-residents, pay-what-you-can for local residents.

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        Vancouver Police Museum Open House

        Open House
        Saturday October 26, 9am – 5pm 
        Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E. Cordova 2nd floorVancouver Police Museum - Motor bike VPD
        One of Vancouver’s most interesting attractions, the Vancouver Police Museum is located in the former Coroner’s Courtroom. Built in 1932 the building is a municipally designated heritage structure and houses an extensive collection relating to the history of policing in Vancouver. Here you will fi nd exhibits about some of the city’s most famous criminals and the men and women who enforce our laws. Join our museum staff for a free 1-hour tour at 10am, 12pm, or 3pm.

        For more information: 604-665-3346 or www.vancouverpolicemuseum.ca or check out the Facebook and Twitter page! Everyone welcome. Today is free admission.