West Vancouver Foundation Events

Neighbourhood Small Grants

The Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program helps residents of any age, experience, or background take part in building community. In 2022, the West Vancouver Foundation was proud to fund 33 projects from Squamish Nation to Lions Bay!

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community events

Join Ruth Simons to discover the wonders of the UNESCO Biosphere Region Átl’ka7tsem/ Howe Sound and what it means for those living within and near the Átl’ka7tsem/ Howe Sound watershed.


Date: October 4

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Location: West Vancouver Memorial Library

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West Van Art Museum Family Art Project

On the last Saturday of every month, the WVAM Family Art Project invites families to drop in to the museum’s activities room for a free afternoon art workshop. All art supplies are provided.

Registration is not required. Visitors are welcome to drop in to this program.


Dates: October 28

Time: Noon – 4pm

Location: 680 17th Street, West Van

A 2023 Community Grant recipient.

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Lions Gate Sinfonia Concerts

Lions Gate Sinfonia has performed dozens of works by Canadian composers, as well as well-known classical masterworks. Launched is 2000, Lions Gate Sinfonia’s stable core of professional union musicians includes the most respected musicians from the British Columbia music scene, including former members of the Vancouver Symphony, the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, the CBC Radio Orchestra. Explore some of the upcoming exciting community connections and educational initiatives:

  •  November 11, Commemoration. 
  • December 9, Family Time
  • March 2, 2024, Acoustical Heaven
  • May 11, 2024, Joyful, Brilliant, Sharing

Location: West Vancouver United Church at 2062 Esquimalt Avenue, West Vancouver

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Dundarave Festival of Lights

This free, family friendly event is a North Shore tradition. Walk through the dozens of decorated trees, provided by many local businesses and community groups. On Saturdays there is free entertainment.

Dates: December 2, 2023 – January 1, 2024

Location: Dundarave Park

A Community Grant recipient.

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