Events

Thursday October 17

for people who would like to know more about the all souls event or get involved

7pm  Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Flower Brigade Saturday October 26 10:30 am – 1pm
  • October 26 tea service, memorial making and other hosting help
  • tea service/support for evening events 7 – 9pm October 29, 30, 31 &- nov 1

People unable to attend the orientation should contact paula @ 778-888-9967.

7:30 pm “Creating Personal Memorials”

presentation and talk  with Marina Szijarto

Saturday October 26

6-10 pm All Souls Opening: music.tea.flowers and candles

  • you may wish to bring copies of personal photos to make a memorial Other materials available on site
  • We have a new rule prohibiting glass & other breakables
  • Find your Ancestors at Mountain View Cemetery
  • Cemetery registry will be open this evening for locating specific graves.

All Souls Week Programming

October 27 – November 1

7-9 pm The Celebration Hall will be open for tea and the creation of personal memorials.

Quiet incidental music may be encountered in shrine areas.

Sunday October 27

7 – 9 pm

An evening dedicated to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and their families.

Songs and ceremony for healing and commemoration.  All Welcome

Monday October 28

Quiet night. 7-9 pm The Celebration Hall will be open for tea and the creation of personal memorials.

Quiet music in the hall and incidental music in shrine areas.

Tuesday October 29

7:30 – 8:30

An evening dedicated to remembering Victims of Hate

With the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir

Through grief and devastation to hope and a renewed commitment to each other.

Join the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir as they honour victims of hate crimes and repair our broken world.

Wednesday October 30

Quiet night. 7-9 pm

The tea room will be open for tea and the creation of personal memorials.

Quiet music in the hall and incidental music in shrine areas.

 

7:30*

Annual Mourners Tea in the Celebration Hall.

A community conversation about death and grieving through personal experience.

*doors to the big hall will close at  7:30, to allow for an uninterrupted conversation.  The tea room will remain open

 

 

Thursday October 31

7:30 – 9pm

An evening of beautiful harp music with Janelle Nadeau

A quiet refuge from the chaos of Hallowe’en.  For all ages

(Sugar skulls for the creation of offrendas will be available in the celebration hall memorial making area on this night)

Friday November 1st

7:30 – 8:30 pm  closing night procession to the shrines throughout the cemetery

There will be ASL interpreters onsite for all scheduled events

All events are free. Wheelchair Accessible. Donations welcome.