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Monday Oct 11, 23rd Annual Turkey trot.
Presented by RUNVAN this 10K trot brings an estimated 1800 people to Granville Island and raises money for the Vancouver Food Bank. For more information visit TurkeyTrotRun.ca
Post Pandemic Hopes: An Outdoor Self-Guided Walking Tour of Comics in Transit
October 4th - November 7th, all day
Enjoy a walk around Granville Island and discover seven bus shelter-sized comics drawn by BC comic artists. Each comic tells one stand-alone story from a Vancouver citizen, their experience of the pandemic, and looks at how we can connect and find solace with others, and imagine a more resilient and compassionate future. Cloudscape Comics joined forces with the Heritage Vancouver Society to create this record of our lives and hopes during the last 18 months. The comics will be posted around Granville Island from October 4th to November 7th
For more information and a map to guide you, visit Comics in Transit: Post Pandemic Hopes – Cloudscape Comics or use the QR code found on the first Comic in Transit that you find!
Transit Shelter Ad Group Art Show by DTES Small Arts Grant Program recipients for 2020-21
october 12 - november 15
A poster will be placed at the entrance to Granville Island on the West Bridge pillar advertising the Transit Shelter art show which will be running in select shelter around the city until the end of December. The art is the work of recipients of the 2020-21 DTES Small Arts Grant Program with support from City of Vancouver and CMHC-Granville Island
Latin America Heritage Month
October 14 - Nov 2
Granville Island will be a hub this year for events celebrating Latin America Heritage Month. For a full listing of events vist Latincouver
Killer Whale Outreach
October 15th , 11am-3pm
Park behind Maritime Market and Boatyard
The Parks Canada Southern Resident Killer Whale outreach team will be doing outreach to local boaters about Southern Resident Killer Whale protection measures. Stop by their tent to find out more.
The Vancouver Writers Fest
October 18th - 24th, various times and locations
The Nest, Performance Works, Waterfront Theatre, Picnic Pavilion and the Revue Stage and online
The Writers Fest is back! Check out writersfest.bc.ca for the full lineup of events.