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Saturday  Curiosity Events

Each Saturday The Learnary offers a different event: Artists' Tables, Pop-up Shop, Maker Opportunities, Discussion Groups, and many other delights.   These are intergenerational offerings.  Most are by donation, some have a participant fee.  See details link for more information. 

Play Board Games

Saturday, Nov. 30

   Saturday, Dec 14 

All Day

Free, Community Activity

For adults, youth, and families.


Make Custom Trade Tokens

   Saturday, Dec 7 

1:00 - 4:00

$3 per token including supplies


Tea & Talk with Helen Hughes
Second  Saturday of each Month
December 14
1:00 -3:00

 $5 - $25 per participant


Paint  Christmas Tree Ornaments

Dec  17  to  Dec 24 
happening all week during shop hours

For adults, youth, and families.

$3.00 - $8.00  per ornament, including maker supplies.


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The Learnary is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. We are humbled by this history and grateful for our use of this land.

Phone: 778-802-3544

2643 East Hastings 

Vancouver, BC 

V5K 1Z5



Free (2 hour) public parking is available 1/2 block north of Hastings between Penticton and Kamloops.

Store Hours

Monday    Closed

Tuesday    11:00 - 7:00

Wednesday    11:00 - 6:00 

Thursday.    11:00 - 6:00

Friday 11:00 - 6:00

Saturday   11:00 - 6:00

Sunday      11:00 - 5:00

Special Hours:

Monday Dec. 23 11:00 - 7:00

Tuesday Dec. 24 11:00 - 4:00

Dec. 25 - Jan. 10 Closed for Winter Holiday


Accessibility is important to us. Please note, however, that we are in an old building with limitations.

The Learnary Storefront is on one level.

The front entrance door is 34” wide. There is a short slope outside the front door which rises approximately 5” over 13".

Our bathroom is approximately 57” x 60”.  To access, you need to pass through three doorways. The smallest has a width of 26”. The bathroom is non-gendered.

Our back door (private entrance) has five wooden steps.  

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