Upcoming CARP Activities and Events in the Vancouver Area

Upcoming CARP Activities and Events in the Vancouver Area will be posted on this page and updated on an ongoing basis.  Check back often as new events and opportunities to participate will be added along with details on how to get involved and who to contact to find out more!

Updated:  December 19, 2015


CARP Vancouver Book Club

Next Book Club Meeting – Movie & A Book!

book club picture of books
Book Club

When: Monday January 18th at 2 p.m.
Where:  Hosted at a CARP members home in the West End

The book club is now at capacity however we would consider starting another book club group!

If you are interested in hosting/starting another group contact Contact Donna for further information: [email protected]


42nd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market

Over 300 artisans will present their wares, November 11-15, 2015

CIRCLE CRAFT CHRISTMAS MARKET: November 11-15, 2015 | Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place

Hours: Wednesday through Friday: 10 am – 9 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm; Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $14 adults; $12 seniors and students; $10 each for groups of 10 or more; 2-for-1 after 5:00 pm Wednesday – Friday; Children under 12 are free
Save $2 on all admission prices when you buy tickets online prior to November 11 at circlecraft.net.
(Your initial ticket purchase entitles you to unlimited re-entry on any day of the 2015 show. Please pick up and validate your re-entry pass as you exit. Offer is non-transferable and applies to ticket purchaser ONLY.)
Tickets are available online at www.circlecraft.net
Tickets are also available in advance at Circle Craft Shop & Gallery, 1 – 1666 Johnston St., Net Loft, Granville Island, starting October 1 through till November 10. Full details at www.circlecraft.net

2015 exhibitors include long-time favourites Yarn Point Knitters, Garneau Slippers, Di-fusions (ornaments), Jalu Toys, Cathi Jefferson (pottery), and PJ’ZZZZ (pajamas); new exhibitors include Arundel (pottery), Avalanche (shaving tools), Coach House Bakery (shortbread), Dihedral Designs (bags), Handsome Mountain Pet Supplies, Leather Monsters (dolls), Melissa Nepton (fashion), Salish Fusion Knitwear, Two Sisters Teddy Bear Co., and Franny E Fine Jewelry; the Gourmet Alley includes Sweet Thea Cake Co., The Fishery, ChocolaTas, and Maison Coté.


Cooking Class
Cooking Class

Cooking Class: Monday, Sept 21  SOLD OUT!

Pollo con Mole! – Come discover the secrets of making Pollo con Mole (Chicken with Mole Sauce) as Beth Lopez leads you through the process of this delicious Mexican recipe.

After the demonstration, participants will sit down to enjoy the feast. The demonstration begins a 4:00pm at a convenient location near Granville Island.

Cost: $12:00 per person. For more details and to book a spot please contact Beth by email: [email protected]

Book early as space is limited to 8 participants!




wine tasting
wine tasting

Wine Tasting at Domaine de Chaberton


If this interests you, read on! Come with your CARP friends and meet new friends at Domaine de ChabertonEstate Winery. Enjoy a picturesque vineyard landscape. Bring a picnic lunch or buy some cheese at the winery to go with your bought wine.

When? Saturday, September 26 ….say goodbye to summer and welcome fall.
Where? 1064 216t Street, Langley B.C.
Time? Noon at the winery to socialize and eat, AND HOME BY FIVE OR FIVE THIRTY.
Winery tour: 2 p.m. – Wine tasting: Immediately follows tour

How to get to there? Car pools starts the fun with a pleasant drive out to winery.
Cost: No cost for tour or wine tasting. Purchases of a glass of wine for the picnic or a bottle for home are at your discretion.

R.S.V.P: [email protected] CARP Events Director Donna Webb

R.S.V.P by September 19th or preferably before so rides can be arranged. In your email, please indicate:

a) If you are willing to drive to Langley and how many passengers you can accommodate.

b) If you require a ride.

Wine tours scored high on our CARP surveys. Here’s your chance to come out and help us deliver the first of many to follow!!!!!

Thanks and see you there!!!



– SORRY The Dance Lesson Has Been Cancelled
Announcing our next dance lesson on November 20,2015

Sign up now for our next dance class on November 20th and tell your friends!

We need 10 people confirmed in order to rent the dance hall space so please confirm by RSVP to [email protected] before Thursday November 12th. Why wait – register today!

All ability levels are welcome! No experience needed! In a relaxed, pleasant setting! You will be in the capable hands of an experienced dance instructor. All CARP Members welcome and if you are not a CARP Member please join us to see how much fun we have!

– see below video for more information.

Lessons will be taking place on Friday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 on November 20th.

1125 Howe Street, Suite 280
Vancouver, BC

The cost is only $22.00 for a two-hour session. Pre-registration is required. To do so, please contact Dale Neale, our instructor.

Contact Dale today! – Email: [email protected]