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HomeGround Festival 2015

February 3, 2015 Leave a comment

HomeGround Festival 2015 – Oppenheimer Park’s Winter festival is here!

Feb 3, 9am-1pm: Homeless Connect
Feb 4-6, 8am-9pm: HomeGround Festival

Oppenheimer Park (488 Powell Street)

Talent contest, bands, solo performers and food…

Lots and lots of Food!

Come one, come all and bring your neighbours!


HomeGround 2011 for the DTES Homeless and Underhoused at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver Downtown Eastside

February 18, 2011 Leave a comment


For Homeless & underhoused DTES Residents

4 Days of Free Food, Great Entertainment, Workshops & Activities About your  right to food


Thursday February 17                                  4pm – 10pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday Feb 18 – 20  8am-8pm

Enjoy delicious hot meals. Explore & engage about your Right to nutritious, affordable, and healthy Food. Relax, listen & dance to great bands and performers.

THURSDAY February 17

4pm Late Lunch

Split pea stew & chorizo

4pm-8pm Right to Food Fair

Informative & Interactive displays showcasing our communities

Right to Food activities

8-10pm Movie Supersized Me

Popcorn & Beverages served

Learn what happens when you eat nothing but McDonalds supersize meals for an entire month


8am Breakfast

Hot Oats & strong coffee

12-12pm Lunch

A changing daily menu of classics

12:30-1pm First Nation Musical Opening

1-3pm Right to Food Workshops &

creative, engaging activities for all ages

3:30-8pm Entertainment Your favorite local performers, singers & bands to put you in a mellow mood or get up up dancing

5-7pm Dinner Delectable gourmet evening feasts


Dalannah Gail Bowen

Carnegie Jazz Band

Good for Grapes

Ron Stelting’s Drum Circle

Downtown Eastside Poets

Niddi Cascade & Dianna

Nancy Delyzer

Bev Blanchard


Harmony of Nations

Stan Hudac Quartet

Pancho & Sal

Buffalo Spirits


Lantern Making & Parade

Spring Planting Workshop

Food Street Theatre

Cooking Demonstarations


Food Jeopardy

Mural Painting

SOLEFood Display

Community Kitchens Showcase

Recipe Swap

Fondest Food Memory Contest & Daily Draws

Brought to you by The Carnegie Community Centre and the DTES Neighbourhood House with seed funding from the City of Vancouver. HomeGround acknowledges & honours the fact that our community lies within the Traditional Territory of the Coast Salish People

Below are photos of friends of AHA MEDIA who have given permission to have their photos taken

Below is Roy giving a friendly wave

Below is Garvin Snider wearing his HomeGround toque

Below is Rob with a plate of healthy food

Below is Peter with delicious and healthy food

Below is Roy painting at the DTES murals

Below are some paintings from Peter

LifeSkills Centre Artists on HomeGround Mural project in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

February 9, 2011 Leave a comment


Thanks to Ali and Melanie for bringing the HomeGround Mural to LifeSkills Centre! 🙂