Quail Garage SaleSaturday June 169 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Big Blue” BuildingQuail’s Nest Arts Centre5840 Airport Street
Donate your good used items to a worthy cause! Start saving your unwanted “stuff” now! Your rummage is welcome for drop off at the Big Blue Building at the arts centre on Friday June 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. No heavy or bulky items please! Just things one person can lift.
Volunteers are needed to help sort and price on Friday, and to help with sales and pack up on Saturday, during the hours listed above. Please contact OliverCAC @ gmail.com to volunteer, for more information, or for assistance with your rummage donations.
Many thanks to Linda Nunweiler for offering her leadership to this arts council fund raiser!
Over the December holidays, two new rollup doors were installed on the Studio Building at the Quail’s Nest Arts Centre. The doors are insulated to improve heating efficiency, and have four windows each to improve natural light. Larger window panels were considered by the Board, but concerns with overall weight and loss of insulating R-value resulted in the four smaller panes. However, Studio building users have already commented on the “exceptional natural light” now available for art classes. Currently primed white, the doors will be painted in the spring along with all other exterior doors at the Quail’s Nest. Watch for a call for a volunteer painting party – or submit your suggestions now for a colour!
The arts council wishes to thank the Vancouver Foundation for their aid in financing 50% of this project. Thanks are also due to past Vice President Darryl MacKenzie for making the application to the Vancouver Foundation last summer, and to Steve Staresina, Operations chair, for overseeing the project on the ground this December. Doors installed by OK Door Service.
Watch for further capital projects to be completed at the arts centre in 2012.
Curious about renting the Studio Building or Big Blue for art studio space, meetings, workshops, or giant garage sales? Contact us at olivercac @gmail.com to receive a perusal copy of the rental contract and rates.