EVENTS AT HYCROFT
Throughout the year members of committees organize social events and programs for our members, many of which are open to the public. These events are as diverse as the interest of our members and range from lectures on health and presentations on early childhood education to musical performances and art exhibitions.
Here is a sample of typical offerings:
- Art Exhibitions: Each month juried art exhibitions are displayed in the Gallery at Hycroft. Selection, displays and opening reception are organized by our Creative Arts Committee
- Musical Performances:Concerts and events are planned by the Performing Arts Committee throughout the year. A regular event is Rediscovered Treasures of Chamber Music, performed by the Vancouver Chamber Players, a group of professional string, wind, and piano musicians.
- Dinners, Friday Roasts, Summer Barbecues: catered by Hycroft In-House Catering these events sometimes featuring entertainment
- Seasonal Lunches and Brunches for members and guests
- The Hycroft Lecture: Our special Hycroft Lectures over the years have featured many accomplished Canadian Women such as: The Honourable Louise Arbour, former United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights; The Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth; Carole Taylor, former Chair of the CBC's Board of Directors; Dr. Penny J. Ballem, City Manager, City of Vancouver. Watch for upcoming lectures.
- Speakers on a variety of topics: from Human Rights issues, Education and Early Learning, Health and Fitness, Bountiful, Arts in Vancouver and more. Often with an optional lunch or dinner.
- Christmas at Hycroft: Our splendid annual event that inaugurates Vancouver's holiday season by inviting everyone to visit our gracious house festively adorned for the occasion. Every year thousands of visitors flock to Hycroft to enjoy the decorated halls, buy lovely gifts from local charities and partake of the good cheer of a Hycroft Christmas. Look for information for the 40th annual Christmas at Hycroft in November 2012.
Our members are the first to know what's happening at the Club as all events are announced in the Club newsletter, Hycroft Happenings.
Check the Upcoming Events page for information. please click here.