News and Events

Upcoming Special Events

Be sure to check out this page or our brochure for details on upcoming special events! Would you like to volunteer for one of these events? Send us an email at and let us know that you are interested!

Magic Trout Imaginarium Workshops


Wonderous workshops for kids and kid-like adults!

Weekend Workshops (Saturdays 9AM-2PM):

  • Sept 24 – Recycled Calligraphy with Martin Reisle. All Ages. – $35
  • Oct 2 – SPECIAL EVENT: Wunder Hunt from 1PM-4PM. All Ages. – FREE
  • Nov 12 to Nov 26 – Intro to Calligraphy (3 sessions) with Martin Reisle. Ages 12+. – $200 + $30 Kit
  • Nov 26 – Callirgraphy Pen Making with Martin Reisle. Ages 15+. – $60
  • Dec 3 – Automatons: The Art of Mechanical Toy Making. Ages 8+. – $50

Thursday Afternoon Workshops:

  • Sept 15 to Oct 13 – Learn to Build Series (5 sessions). Ages 8+ – $190
  • Nov 10, 17, 24 – Intro to Calligraphy (3 sessions) with Martin Reisle. Ages 12+ – $200 + $30 kit
  • Dec 1 – Calligraphy Pen Making with Martin Reisle. Ages 15+ – $60.

Halloween Series:

  • Oct 8 – Tin Can Learns: Learn to use a drill (parent & child). Ages 3+
  • Oct 15 – Felted Halloween Mask Workshop. Ages 8+
  • Oct 22, 29 – Soft Circuits: Monster Stuffy with light up eyes (2 sessions). Ages 10+

Stat Holiday Family Day

We’ve got the bouncy castle set up, arts & crafts, games and more. Please join us on October 10 (Thanksgiving), November 11(Remembrance Day), December 26(Boxing Day) from 9am to 12pm. FREE!


Halloween Celebration


Come jump in the bouncy castle, play Halloween games, and make some pumpkin crafts. Please register early as this event will sell out.

Sat | 10:00 AM-12:30 PM | Oct 29 | $4/person

Meet and Greet the GCCA Board

Interested in having a say in your community? Learn how you can get involved! Come join us for a meet & greet with the Board Members of the Grandview Community Centre Association. Refreshments will be available.

Wed | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM | Nov 2

GCCA Annual General Meeting


The GCCA is a non-profit society comprised of community volunteers that jointly operates the Trout Lake Community Centre with the Vancouver Park Board. We invite you to join us and see how you can have input into your community and community centre.

Wed | 7:00 PM | Nov 23

Artisan Pottery Sale

Enjoy live music, hand crafted pottery from the Trout Lake Pottery Club. On Saturday, only, enjoy delicious Trout Lake Seniors baking, hand knitting and quilting.

Fri Nov 25 4:00 PM-9:00 PM | FREE admission
Sat Nov 26 9:00 AM-4:00 PM | FREE admission
Sun Nov 27 9:00 AM-4:00 PM | FREE admission

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy delicious pancakes, hot yummy breakfast sausages and fruit. There will be lots of fun filled activities in the gym: including the bouncy castle and arts & crafts. Do not forget to take a picture with Santa too! Kids 2 years and under free! 3 seatings are available: 9:30AM-10:30AM, 10:45AM-11:45AM, 12:00PM-1:00PM

Sun | Various times | Dec 4 | $5/person

Hanukkah the Festival of Lights


The miracle of Hanukkah is that only one vial of oil was found with just enough oil for one day, and yet it lasted for eight full days. Treat yourself to doughnuts, chocolate gelt, make a dreidel and spin it, light the menorah, sing songs and listen to the story of Hanukkah. Please pre-register. Kids 2 years and under free! Click on the photo above for more info.

Sun | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM | Dec 18 | $2/person
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