Hello! I’m Brenda, the coordinator of the From Behind the Mask quilt project (and fellow midtown resident)! We are making a community quilt based on the form of a mask! Our experiences of COVID-19 have been and continue to be unequal. Some people lost jobs, some work overtime in harm’s way, some have died, and … More Join the Community Quilt Project
Guest Post from Michelle Buckner & neighbours organizing the 2020 Stocking Stuffer event. This year our annual Midtown Christmas stocking event is going to look a little different…..but the need hasn’t changed. This has always been a very successful community event and I want to thank everyone who is willing to help those who experience homelessness … More Christmas Stockings for Street Outreach – 2020 Edition
Getting outside this winter doesn’t need to take a great deal of effort, but if you need some extra motivation, how about volunteering to help maintain our neighbourhood ice rink? Just like walking the dog, it would be a commitment to get yourself outdoors to keep the rink beautiful for your neighbours! Winter rinks are … More The neighbourhood rink needs you!
Guest Post by Shelly Pavlic You’re invited to Midtown Community Connects. This is an opportunity for KW Midtown residents to gather safely and meaningfully outdoors. We meet every Thursday at 7:00 pm at Café Pyrus Outpost, along the Spur Line Trail. We either hang out under the tarp for theme-based chatter, or head out on a short … More Midtown Community Connects
Well, these are the last two murals in our series of features from the past six weeks. I’ve enjoyed hearing from each of the mural artists, learning about what inspired them to create their work, the new artistic skills learned and the joy of seeing their contributions on display in the neighbourhood. These two murals … More Two community special features