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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. 

Halloween Prop Cardboard Build
with Paul Silveria

October 19, 2019

1:00 -4:00
Recommended Donation of $5 - $20


Looking Closely at Bones

October 26, 2019

11:00 -5:00
Free Community Event.


Trick or Treat
On Hastings Street
Saturday, October 26

12:00 - 3:00

Tea & Talk with Helen Hughes
Second  Saturday of each Month
November 9
1:00 -3:00

 $5 - $25 per participant


Artists' Table 
Drawing with Local Artist
Akemi Ito
Sunday, November 10 
NOTE:  This event is on a SUNDAY

1:00 -3:00

By donation.  All ages. 


Winter Fairy Doors
Saturday, November 16 

1:00 -4:00

All Ages



Let's Play Board Games
Saturday, November 23

12:00 -4:00

All Ages

Free, Community Event


Make  Custom Trade Tokens

Tuesday, Dec  10  to Saturday, Dec 14 
happening all week during shop hours

For adults, youth, and families.

$3.00 per token, including maker supplies.


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

 $5 - $25 per participant


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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    Closed

Wednesday    11:00 - 5:00 

Thursday.    11:00 - 5:00

Friday 11:00 - 5:00

Saturday   11:00 - 5:00

Sunday      11:00 - 5:00

Special Closure Days:

Dec. 25 - Jan. 10 (Winter Break)


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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