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Grandview End of Summer Build

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 by Admin

The sun and warm temperatures of summer graced our playground build this weekend at the Grandview Housing Co-op. The mornings were cool but the volunteers quickly warmed up as the sun peaked over the top of the 3-storey building. In addition to cool temperatures, our mornings started with inquisitive kids (from the Co-op and kids of parent volunteers) who would come and inspect our work before being whisked away for a few hours of play. This was great motivation as we got to work with saws, drills, shovels, paintbrushes and measuring tape.

We took a welcome break around noon for some delicious East Van pizza and homemade food lovingly prepared by Co-op members! And whenever there’s pizza, kids are never too far behind… (more…)

Grandview Housing Co-op Playground Build – Volunteers Needed

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by Admin

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Grandview Co-Op Playground Plan BeforeBefore

Grandview Housing Co-op Playground Build Saturday Sept 13 2014 and Sunday Sept 14 2014 / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please join Projects in Place and the Grandview Housing Co-op in rebuilding their playground. The old playground was no longer safe to play on and has been demolished a few weeks ago and the courtyard is now ready for a new, modern, safe playground to take shape.

Build activities will include:

· Constructing concrete stepping stones;

· Constructing bench seating;

· Constructing a deck;

· Constructing a living fence;

· Constructing a water play station;

· Painting;

· Planting; (more…)

Help Support Grandview Housing Co-op’s Indiegogo Campaign!

Posted on: June 17th, 2014 by Admin

The Grandview Housing Co-op is looking to build a new playground and needs your help! Their old playground was rotting and rusting away (now demolished!) and the many kids that have moved in to the co-op badly need a bigger and safer place to play.

Check out their Indiegogo campaign below. Make a contribution, get perks, stay updated and spread the news to your friends… let’s make their dream a reality!