Upcoming Events


2019 Event # 3

International Women’s Week / Day. Come celebrate with us at this presentation!

Sisters of the Pen” West End Newspaperwomen & Journalists
Thursday March 7, 2019
7:00 pm
Presented by the Joe Fortes Library / VPL
In the West End Community Centre, 870 Denman St. (at Haro St.)
In the Stanley Court Room, more info – call VPL: 604 665-3972
FREE  – come early as seating is limited

An illustrated talk by historian, researcher and 4th generation West Ender, Jolene Castillou Cumming, featuring stories and rare historical photographs about the following remarkable women who lived in Vancouver’s West End: Isabel MacKay, Myrtle Patterson Gregory, Simma Holt, Janet Walker, Maisie Hurley, Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake, Mildred Valley Thornton, Isabel MacLean, Amy Kerr, Julia Henshaw, Judge Helen Gregory MacGill and Helena Gutteridge.