Upcoming Event: 100 Wishes Quilt “百家被” for Chinatown – 12pm December 16

Upcoming Event: 100 Wishes Quilt “百家被” for Chinatown – 12pm December 16

Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice is hosting a quilting workshop this Saturday, December 16 from 12-4pm. Join and design a square as part of the 100 Wishes Quilt 百家被 (baak3 gaa1 pei5) signifying good wishes, new life and dreams of a better life, together into one quilt.


When: Saturday, December 16 from 12 to 4pm 
Where: Chinatown Memorial Plaza next to 105 Keefer


Yarrow is looking for volunteers to help with:

  • sewing and needlework;
  • event set-up and takedown;
  • vehicle access; and
  • onsite interpretation.

Please email both volunteer@yarrowsociety.ca and programs@yarrowsociety.ca to sign up!

Things to bring:

  • Warm clothes
  • Anything you’d like to incorporate into the quilt

Accessibility Information:

🗣️ Volunteer interpreters for Cantonese and Mandarin will be available onsite.

⛄ Dress warm for the temperature! We will have space heaters available on the day of (stay updated on our social media for contingency weather plans, just in case!)

🪑 Seating and most decorative supplies will be provided onsite, but feel free to bring anything else you want to include in our community quilt 🙂

😷 Masking is encouraged, even outdoors, as a form of community care for all our attendees, especially our seniors and immunocompromised.

🚰 Washrooms available across, located at Chinatown Plaza.