City Commons

What is City Commons?

City Commons is the Vancouver Tool Library’s latest initiative!

Scheduled for July 11-14 2013, City Commons will be a multi-day, citywide placemaking event that will encourage community members to transform several underutilized private and public spaces into common places that foster neighbourliness. For more info, read on here.

City Commons Schedule of Placemaking and Evening Events

More details about these events are available in our Program Guide – Click Here to Download!

Wednesday July 10th

Thursday July 11th

Friday July 12th

Saturday July 13th

  • 10am – 12pm, 1 – 4pm Cascadia North Cooperative Cob Oven
  • 9am – 12pm Mushboo UFARM Raising
  • 9am – 3pm The Plot Thickens: Lakeview Church Community Garden
  • 11am – 6pm Gather Round Street Mural Painting
  • EVENING EVENT – 7pm Public Art and Public Space

Sunday July 14th

  • 10am – 12pm, 1 – 4pm Cascadia North Cooperative Cob Oven
  • 9am – 4pm Mushboo UFARM Raising
  • 10am – 4pm Liveable Laneways: Paths to Plazas
  • 11am – 6pm Southlands Farm Educational Fort & Theatre
  • (11am – 6pm Alternate date for Gather Round Street Mural Painting in event of rain on Saturday)
  • EVENING EVENT – 7pm City Commons Closing Party

Don’t forget to download the full program guide and stay tuned to this page as well as facebook for updates!

For media inquiries, please see our press release.