BASIC INFO: Hubs, Space, Promotion, Registration
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The 6th annual Culture Days happens September 25, 26, 27, 2015. North Vancouver arts, culture and heritage groups interested in presenting an event can find information and opportunities right here.

COMMUNITY HUBS OF ACTIVITY

In response to feedback about making Culture Days opportunities easier for the public to access, we will focus 2015 activities into five Community Hubs in popular gathering places located throughout the City and District. Think of it as 'one stop shopping' where the public can easily experience a variety of hands-on and participatory activities in each hub. If you have a Culture Days activity and you’re outside one of the hubs, consider partnering with another group within a hub. Here are the Creative Hubs and examples of places/spaces within each hub.

  Deep Cove + Parkgate: Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove Heritage, Parkgate Community Centre, Parkgate Library, Ron Andrews Community Centre

 Lynn Valley Village: LV Library, LV Village Square, NV Museum & Archives, Karen Magnussen Community Centre

  Centennial Theatre: theatre obby, stage, rehearsal room; Harry Jerome Community Centre; Silver Harbour Seniors Centre

  Lonsdale Cultural Corridor: JBCC, CityScape, NV Civic Plaza, NV City Library, Gordon Smith Gallery.

  Shipbuilders' Square + Lonsdale Quay: Pipe Shop in Shipbuilders' Square, Lonsdale Quay Market

 

REGISTER YOUR CULTURE DAYS EVENT -  www.culturedays.ca

BASIC CRITERIA

  1. Your activity is FREE to the public and participatory.
  2. The activity takes place September 25, 26, 27, 2015.
  3. The activity is registered at www.culturedays.ca
  4. REGISTRATION DEADLINE to be included in the free North Van promotions is August 28, 2015, 12noon.
  5. You secure a venue, plan and assume all costs to deliver the activity.
  6. You promote your activity through your own regular channels. (You will be included in the FREE promotion as well)
  7. For everything you need to know about presenting an activity, visit: culturedays.ca/en/present-an-activity.

Even if you don’t have the details worked out, registering on the Culture Days website will help build awareness and help promote your event.  You can easily make changes up to the deadline date.

 

FREE SPACE Opportunities + Contacts

Do you need a space for your Culture Days activity in one of the ommunity Hubs? Contact any of the following venues to see if there’s a fit for your Culture Days activity:

  • Centennial Theatre (Sat Sept 26) – FREE lobby, rehearsal room, stage spaces.
    Contact: Barb McLean
  • North Vancouver District Libraries – Lynn Valley, Parkgate - (Sat/Sun Sept 26, 27) - FREE program and meeting room space - Culture Days Cram Call for Artists to circulate in July.
    Contact: Layla Naquin NaquinL@nvdpl.ca
  • Pipe Shop at Shipbuilders Square (Sat. Sept 26) – FREE use of the space. 
    Contact: Kate LeGresely

Do you have a space to offer within one of the Community Hubs? Please contact me, and we’ll help get the word out.

 

FREE PROMOTION

North Vancouver Culture Days activity organizers can take advantage of FREE promotional opportunities coordinated by NVRC Cultural Services. The promotional focus will be on the Community Hubs so that the public can easily access a variety of Culture Days experiences in each hub.

Once your activity is registered at www.culturedays.ca, you will be included in the North Shore Culture Days brochure, all promotions, plus the special 4-page Culture Days insert in the September 23/15 issue of the North Shore News.

Promotional opportunity deadline: Friday August 28, 2015, 12noon
To be included in the FREE promotional program, your Culture Days event must be registered at www.culturedays.ca by the deadline date and time.

 

RESOURCES

NVRC artsNews - sign up here

NVRC Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/NorthVanRC

 

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions or needs.

Barb McLean, Cultural Services Officer
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission
Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Avenue
North Vancouver, V7M 3L1
604 983-6467


 

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