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WINTER SOLSTICE WORKSHOPS

LANTERN MAKING (all locations)

Don't be left lantern-less! Artists from the Secret Lantern Society will help you make your own beautiful lantern. All basic materials are provided and participants are encouraged to bring pressed leaves and flowers or other decorative elements. Price is per lantern parent & child can create one lantern together. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

To register, call the community centre or click here and enter Activity Number located beside each workshop selection (i.e. 45604.401RH):

Note: To avoid disappointment, please ensure registration is completed 24 hours in advance of workshop schedule. Workshops may be cancelled 24 hours in advance due insufficient registration.

Yaletown
Roundhouse Community Centre - 181 Roundhouse Mews
604-713-1800
www.roundhouse.ca

Instructor: Joey Mallett

Pin-Prick Lantern
45604.401RH Thu Dec 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm
45604.402RH Sun Dec 14 10:00am - 11:00am
45604.403RH Wed Dec 17 6:00pm - 7:00pm
These easy-to-make lanterns are great for smaller kids.
$10/lantern

Globe Lantern
45604.404RH Fri Dec 12 7:30pm - 9:30pm
45604.405RH Sat Dec 13 9:00am - 11:00am
Made on a balloon, very simple and fun.
$15/lantern

Star Lantern
45604.406RH Sat Dec 13 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Bamboo frame; can be completed in less than 5 hrs.
$25/lantern

Create a Lantern of Your Own Design!
45604.407RH Sun Dec 14 12:00pm - 5:00pm
45604.408RH Sat Dec 20 10:00am - 5:00pm
Drop in and make a lantern at your own pace.
$25/large, $10/small

Last-Minute Lanterns
45604.409RH Sun Dec 21 4:00pm - 6:30pm
These pin-prick lanterns can be made very quickly. Drop-in, first-come, first-served. Make your lantern and head right out into the procession.
$10/lantern

Communal Lantern Project
Drop in and work with Secret Lantern Society artists to create the Tree of Life. Be part of the magic and gain experience in this larger-than-life project every day leading up to winter solstice.

FREE 45604.410RH Daily Dec 10-20 (Weekdays) 1:00pm - 8:00pm (Weekends) 11:00am - 5:00pm

Granville Island
False Creek Community Centre - 1318 Cartwright St.
604-257-8195
www.falsecreekcc.ca

Globe Lantern
65610.401FC Sun Dec 7 9:30am - 11:30am
65610.402FC Sun Dec 14 9:30am - 11:30am
Made on a balloon, very simple and fun.
$15/lantern

Pin-Prick Lantern
65611.401FC Sun Dec 7 1:00pm - 2:30pm
65611.402FC Sun Dec 14 1:00pm - 2:30pm
These easy-to-make lanterns are great for smaller kids.
$10/lantern

Star Lantern
65612.401FC Sat Dec 13 11:00am - 3:00pm
Bamboo frame; can be completed in less than 5 hrs.
$30/lantern

Create Your Own Lantern.
65616.401FC Sat Dec 6 9:30am - 3:30pm
An instructor will help you design and build your own fabulous creation! Can be built in less than the 6 hours.
$25/lantern

Last-Minute Lanterns
65614.401FC Sun Dec 21 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and make a simple lantern to carry in the procession that leaves @ 6:00pm. Lantern can be made in as short as 30 minutes.
$10/lantern

Chinatown
Strathcona Community Centre - 601 Keefer St.
604-713-1838
www.strathconacc.com

Last-Minute Lanterns
Sun Dec 21 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and make a simple lantern to carry in the procession that leaves @ 6:00pm. Lantern can be made in as short as 30 minutes. While supplies last.
$10/lantern

Chinatown
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden - 578 Carrall St.
604-662-3207
www.vancouverchinesegarden.com

Drop-in Lantern Workshop
Sun Dec 21 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Drop in and make a simple lantern to take home. Lantern can be made in as short as 15 minutes. While supplies last.
$3/lantern

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PROCESSIONAL DRUMMING

Rhythm, one of the most universal forms of communication, brings the community together in the dark of winter. Learn a variety of rhythms and help lead the solstice processions. All levels welcome.

To register, call the community centre or click here and enter Activity Number located beside each workshop selection (i.e. 45604.408RH):

Note: To avoid disappointment, please ensure registration is completed 24 hours in advance of workshop schedule. Workshops may be cancelled 24 hours in advance due insufficient registration.

Yaletown
Roundhouse Community Centre - 181 Roundhouse Mews
604-713-1800
www.roundhouse.ca

Instructor: Josh Bloomfield

Sun Dec 7 & Sun Dec 14 2:30pm - 4:30pm
A limited number of drums are available to be borrowed for the workshop, so if you need a drum. please mention this when registering. FREE with Roundhouse membership/Registration is required. Ages 16+.

Granville Island
False Creek Community Centre - 1318 Cartwright St.
604-257-8195
www.falsecreekcc.ca

Instructor: Ron Stelting

Sun Dec 7 & Sun Dec 14 1:00pm - 3:00pm
$5.25/workshop
$5/drum rental

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