Calender of Events

Schedule of Groups & Programs

March to June 2007

Workshops & Community Events


Reception: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
information, referrals, support (604) 684-5307


Prideline: Nightly 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. information, referrals, support (604) 684-6869 or 1-800-566-1170

Out on the Shelves Library: Mon.- Fri. 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. (604) 684-5309


Victim Services

Information & support for LGTB victims of violence

Mondays, 12-2pm

Drop-in or call 604 684-5307


Community Kitchen for folks 45+

3rd Tuesday/ month

5:00 - 8:30pm

Info: 604 684-8449

Gab Youth Drop-in

For youth 25 & under

3:30 - 6:00 p.m. at The Centre

Info: 604 684-4901 

Chronically Queer

Support group for LGTB people living with chronic illness/ disability

1st & 3rd Thurs. monthly 2:00 - 4:00

610-100 Davie St. (space accessible)

info: 604 684-8449

Gab Youth Drop-in

For youth 25& under

8:00 - 10:00 pm at The Centre

Info: 604 684-4901


Over the Rainbow Social Club 45+

Last Monday/month

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Info: 604 684-8449


Men's Drop-in

Discussion/social group every Monday night at The Centre

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.




Building Accessibility Together

Working group to raise avareness about queers with disabilities through education & outreach

2nd Thurs monthly 2:00 - 4:00

610-100 Davie St. (space accessible)

info: (604) 684-6548

Over the Rainbow Social Club 45+

2nd Friday/month

2:00 - 4:00pm

Info: 604 684-8449


Queer Women on The Drive

Social events & get-togthers the last Friday of every month.

Commercial Drive location, 604 684-5307 for details




Bisexual Discussion Support Group

Last Monday of every month, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

1033 Davie St.

Info: 604 684-5307




Grrrls Only

Social group for queer girls 25 & under every 2nd Thursday, 4:00 - 6:00

Call Gab at 604 684-4901

Fruity Flick Fridays

Movie night for LGTB people 40+

1st Friday/month

Info: 604 684-8449

Also at The Centre...
Bute St. Clinic: Mon. - Fri. 11:30 - 6:30 pm - free confidential STD/HIV testing & treatment    
AA Nooner: everyday, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


7:30 - 9:30pm

Sex Addicts Anon

5:30 - 6:30pm


Men's Intimacy AA

8:30 - 9:30 pm






Pride Overeaters Anonymous

7:15 - 8:30pm


Rainbow Refugee drop-in 2nd Thursday/month 7:30- 9:00 pm




  LEGIT drop-in last Thursday/month 7:30-9:00 pm      

* For more information on groups, or to book a meeting room, call Reception Services at 604 684-5307

Workshops & Community Events

   April     May      June



Men's Coming Out Group

A facilitated coming out group for gay, bisexual, questionning men (trans inclusive)

Thursdays, April 19 to June 17
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

610 - 1033 Davie St - wheelchair accessible venue

Registration is required: please call 604 684-5307



Gab Youth Events

Bowling Night - April 11th

Meet @ Gab Youth Services at The Centre at 3:30pm. Depart for Bowling at Grandview Lanes on Commercial and 5th

Beach FUN! - April 25th

Meet @ Gab Youth Services at The Centre at 3:30pm. Depart for Sunset Beach

Information: call Gab at 604 684-4901



Fruity Flick Fridays - Touch Of Pink

Monthly movie night for LGTB folks 45+.

Friday, April 13 (please change in date due to Good Friday on April 6)
7:00 - 9:30pm
103-1033 Davie Street - wheelchair accessible venue

Information: call 604 684-8449



Queer Dollars & Sense

The Centre presents a free financial planning workshop for LGTB people with moderate incomes. Topics include budgeting, managing debt, investment options, RSPs, loans & line of credit, risk management & types of insurance. With Ed Lee, Vancity Account Manager.

Wednesday, April 25
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

200 – 1651 Commercial Dr. (at 1st Ave) - wheelchair accessible venue
North Community Health Unit

Please Register: call 604 684-5307


Queer Women on the Drive - A Pot and Dirt Experience

A social group for lesbian, trans and bi women of all ages. Come and get your hands dirty: paint your own plant pot and plant herbs for your cooking. Children welcome but must be supervised by the adults that bring them. This is a FREE event.

Friday April 27
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Britannia Seniors Lounge, 1661 Napier Street (just off the Drive)

Registration required. Call 604-684-8449 or email [email protected]




Women’s Coming Out Group

A coming out group for queer, bisexual and questioning women interested in exlporing sexual orientation issues. This facilitated group will start in May at an accessible location and runs for 8 weeks.

Registration required. Please contact Christine at 604 685-7589 to sign up


National Day Against Homophobia Awareness Breakfast

The Centre invites you to its 3rd Annual Awareness Breakfast to observe National Day Against Homophobia on May 17th. The overarching theme for the Day this year is the ‘field of education’. The goal is to end homophobia, transphobia and heterosexism throughout the educational sector. Click here for poster!

The Centre is pleased to partner once again with Vancity to bring the Awareness Breakfast to our communities. Community sponsors this year include British Columbia Teachers’ Federation, Fondation Émergence, GALE BC, Gayway, Law Office of barbara findlay, Q.C., Out On Screen, Vancouver Elementary School Teachers’ Association, Vancouver School Board, and Xtra West.

The 2007 Awareness Breakfast is on Thursday, May 17, 8:00 -10:00am at Coast Plaza Hotel, Ballroom, 1763 Comox Street (at Denman). The event will feature a buffet-style breakfast, speakers, media presentation, and opportunities to connect with each other.

Tickets are $15 ($7.50 students, seniors, underemployed) and available at Little Sisters Bookstore, 1238 Davie St., and Highlife Music, 1317 Commercial Dr.

Information: call The Centre at 604 684-5307





Arts, Health and Seniors Project

The Centre’s LGTB Generations Project invites you to hear and see the works of art produced by older members of our LGTB communities. The Generations Project has worked in partnership with the Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation and Britannia Community Centre to bring this about. If you can’t make the whole presentation, you might aim for 11am so as not to miss the Quirk-e readings. This is followed by lunch and then the Gallery tour featuring the works of art of LGTB elders. Entrance to the performances and exhibition is free. Please RSVP to Juan Solorzano at [email protected] The Art show will be installed from Monday June 4th until Thursday June 7th.

June 7th, 2007

Roundhouse Community Centre

10:00 am – Welcome
10:30 am – Performances
12:30 pm – Lunch
1:30 pm – Gallery Tour

Information: call Chris at 604 684-8449


Trans Partner Group

The Centre presents a social support group for partners & family members of transgender people. Meeting open to all self-identified trans partners, family & friends, including partners, family & friends of cross-dressers, transgender, transsexual, intersex, & any other gender variant people.

Thursday, June 14
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

1720 Grant St. (off Commercial Dr.)
Mosaic Community Room - wheelchair accessible venue

Info: call 604 684-5307


Honouring Our Elders

LGTB individuals aged 65+ and those who identify as elders in their communities, are cordially invited to attend The Centre's LGTB Generations Project 3rd Annual High Tea. This special event celebrates the contributions of LGTB elders to the history of our communities.

Please join us: Sunday June 24, 2007, 2-5pm

The Coast Plaza Hotel
1763 Comox St.

RSVP Requested: call 604 684-8449





Fruity Flick Fridays - Kissing Jessica Stein

A free monthly movie night for LGTB folks aged 45+. This month featuring Kissing Jessica Stein. After an optimistic but nightmarish dating spree, she happens upon an intriguing personal ad, whose only drawback is that it’s in the ‘women seeking women’ section. On a daring whim, she decides to answer it. She meets funky downtown hipster Helen Cooper for drinks and, to her surprise, they click instantly. Their evening of banter, connection and heated debate culminates in a kiss that confounds and intrigues even the reluctant Jessica.

Friday July 6 at 7pm

103-1033 Davie St - wheelchair accessible venue

Information: call Generations Project at 604 684-8449



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