Eastside Family Place’s workshops are facilitated by community professionals and are scheduled on a monthly or bimonthly basis. Most workshops are short, two hours or less, and are usually only one session. Workshops are provided at no charge for ESFP members and childminding is available, also at no charge, for children aged 18 months to early six years.

7 Best Sleep Tips for Babies and Toddlers

With Registered Clinical Counsellor and Sleep Consultant, Diana Ball.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 – 12:30-1:30 (during Baby meet up group)

Upstairs of Eastside Family Place

Free workshop with yearly ESFP membership.

Covering topics around sleep props, routines, mental health and consistency. There will be a draw for a prize and also an invitation to ask sleep related questions about your baby or toddler.

Registration link:

Wild Moccasin Dancers Workshop

Wednesday, September 28th
11am Grandview Park
The Wild Moccasin Dancers are a dynamic collective that display the beauty and vibrancy of pow wow culture through dance. This workshop will engage the audience and encourage participation.  Please come join us!

Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is held every year on September 30 to honour residential school survivors and bring awareness to the need for reconciliation. 
Please join the Britannia Community Centre event  in Grandview Park

Friday September 30th.

9:00am – Assemble at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre (1607 East Hastings Street)

11am-2pm Ceremony at Grandview Park

Here is a list of many good books to share with your children:Orange Shirt Day Children’s Booklist: Acknowledging Indigenous History and Residential Schools (

I am grateful for the workshops that are offered and happy to see such wonderful choices of topics.”