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May 2020

WVHS Annual General Meeting

May 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Marine Room, West Vancouver Seniors Activity Centre, 695 21st Street
West Vancouver, BC V7V 4A7 Canada
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Join us for the WVHS Annual General Meeting and Guest Speaker. Details to be announced closer to the date.

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June 2020

Local Voices: Heritage & Neighbourhood Character

June 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Zoom Meeting

As we spend more time at home, the character of our neighbourhoods is more important than ever. Join Local Voices as we explore the role of heritage in defining the character of our neighbourhoods and communities. Hear from presenters Jackie Swanson on revitalizing the cabins community on Hollyburn Ridge, Tom Dodd on preserving neighbourhood character in West Vancouver, John Mawson on Cianci House in the Dogwood Hill area, and Tony Dean & Yvonne Perrault on the relocation of Copper Cottage.

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July 2020

West Vancouver Historical Society AGM

July 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

WVHS Annual General Meeting Rescheduled from May 20, 2020 to July 2, 2020 WVHS postponed its Annual General Meeting of May 20, 2020 due to the COVID- 19 health and physical distancing regulations.  Normally, under the terms of the Societies Act of B.C. WVHS must hold an annual meeting every year and report the results to Victoria by the end of June. It was the decision of the WVHS Board to hold the AGM with the Board directors following a…

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February 2021

The Story of Navvy Jack House

February 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Learn how a group of citizens came together to conserve West Vancouver's oldest building - Navvy Jack House - built before there was a West Vancouver. In partnership with the North Shore ElderCollege Society.

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Heritage Conservation on the North Shore

February 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Hosted by WVHS and North Shore Eldercollege, tune into a conversation on heritage conservation. What are the benefits of owning a heritage home on the North Shore? How do the rules differ across the three municipalities? can the process be improved? Bottom line: will the value of my house increase or decrease?

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May 2021

WVHS Annual General Meeting

May 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Join us for our Annual General Meeting. Everyone is welcome.  Learn about the accomplishments of the WVHS over the last year and hear from our guest speaker - Mayor Mary-Ann Booth.

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July 2021

Local Voices: 100 Years of Girl Guiding in West Vancouver (1921-2021)

July 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Zoom Meeting

WVHS is producing a talk and presentation to celebrate the centenary of Guiding in West Vancouver. A talk by Daphne Hales will highlight the development and journey of guiding in West Vancouver. The lecture will be accompanied by displays of Guiding artefacts and memorabilia. More details will be available soon. This event is Virtual.

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November 2021

Artists of West Vancouver

November 24, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kay Meek Arts Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave
West Vancouver, BC Canada

The Kay Meek Centre in partnership with The West Vancouver Art Museum presents an in-person and live-streaming event celebrating artists in our community. West Vancouver in the 1960s was home to important Canadian artists such as Gordon Smith, B.C. Binning, and Alistair Bell, among many others. These artists sought to celebrate the community’s stunning natural landscape and the intersections occurring between art and design. Hilary Letwin, Museum Administrator/Curator at the West Vancouver Art Museum will be the Speaker.

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February 2022

A Most Honourable Contribution: Women Who Shaped West Vancouver

February 1 @ 9:00 am - April 1 @ 5:00 pm
West Vancouver Art Museum, 680 17th St
West Vancouver, BC Canada
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An exhibition celebrating women whose contributions in the arts, business, education and politics helped form the character and the development of West Vancouver will be showcased at the West Vancouver Art Museum. Originally scheduled from May 26-July 17, 2021 this exhibition will now be in 2022 - specific dates to be confirmed. This is a co- presentation with the West Vancouver Art Museum, West Vancouver Archives and the West Vancouver Community Arts Council.

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June 2022

WVHS Annual General Meeting 2022

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St Christophers Anglican Church, 1068 Inglewood Ave
West Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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The 2022 AGM will be held in person on June 21, 2022! The AGM meeting for WVHS Members starts at 5 pm. At 5:30 pm, following the AGM, everyone is welcome to join in to celebrate the launch of our latest book: Inside West Vancouver by Rod Day. Many thanks to the Ambleside/Tiddly Cove Lions Club for providing the barbecue starting at 6 pm. Please join us for this summer celebration.

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