Category: <span>Events</span>

Books for Exploring! Author talk with Collin Varner • Victoria

June 23, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Russell Books, 747 Fort Street, Victoria, BC

Kick off the summer season with Russell Books and John Crouch, Collin Varner, and Briony Penn, as they discuss all things outdoorsy. From adventure travel and plant identification to nature viewing and what not to do—they’ll chat about it all. Come with your questions about cycling the Island and invasive flora! FREE | IN-PERSON | MASKS … Continued

Book Launch: Alberta’s Cornerstone at Glenbow Ranch

May 28, 2022 - 2:00 pm
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, Cochrane, AB

Uncover the fascinating history and people of Glenbow Ranch with archaeologist and author Shari Peyerl at the book launch for Alberta’s Cornerstone on May 28, 2022. Alberta’s Cornerstone: Archaeological Adventures in Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is a fascinating exploration of a vanished settlement in Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, told within the framework of an archaeologist’s memoir. … Continued

Launch: Abalone Woman • Victoria

May 28, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
James Bay Community Centre, 140 Oswego Street Victoria, BC, V8V 2B1

You are invited to join author Teoni Spathelfer to celebrate the launch of Abalone Woman and the Little Wolf series at the James Bay Community Centre on May 28 at 2:00 pm. Told with powerful imagery and symbolism, Little Wolf, White Raven, and Abalone Woman are First Nations picture books depicting themes of racism, trauma, … Continued

Launch: Granville Island ABC at Kidsbooks Vancouver

May 25, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Kidsbooks 2557 West Broadway Vancouver, BC V6K 2E9

A is for AUTHOR and B is for BOOK—Join us and Kidsbooks for the launch of Granville Island ABC! Meet the author & illustrator and get your books signed. Author Alison Kelly and illustrator Linda Sharp will be in attendance to discuss the book and sign copies. Granville Island ABC is a whimsical exploration of … Continued

Launch: Out of the Fire • Salt Spring Island, BC

April 29, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Steffich Fine Art Gallery, 3103-115 Fulford Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island

Join Steffich Fine Art gallery on Salt Spring Island for the launch of Out of the Fire. Out of the Fire: Metalworkers along the Salish Sea is a stunning art book published by Heritage House featuring 24 west coast artists and craftspeople who work with metal. Hear behind-the-scene stories from author Pirjo Raits and photographer Dale … Continued

Launch: Abalone Woman • Vancouver

June 18, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Massy Arts Society, 23 E. Pender St., Vancouver, BC

Celebrate National Indigenous Heritage Month at the Vancouver launch of Abalone Woman, the third book in the Little Wolf series! Join author Teoni Spathelfer to honour the power of First Nations storytelling, with hosts Massy Books and Massy Arts Society. Told with powerful imagery and symbolism, Little Wolf, White Raven, and Abalone Woman are First … Continued

Launch: Out of the Fire • Victoria, BC

April 30, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Bolen Books, #111-1644 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC

Pirjo Raits joins Bolen Books to share the amazing Out of the Fire — on Canadian Independent Bookstore Day! Out of the Fire: Metalworkers along the Salish Sea is a stunning art book published by Heritage House featuring 24 west coast artists and craftspeople who work with metal. Hear behind-the-scene stories from Pirjo and photographer … Continued

Sylvia Grace Borda: Picturing Climate Change

March 21, 2022 - 11:00 am
virtual

As part of a British Council awarded Creative Climate change award, artist Sylvia Grace Borda has been exploring how can photography and climate create positive opportunities. “Many of these ideas have spawned from ideas and projects written up in Shifting Perspectives,” says Borda, referring to her art book published in 2020 by Heritage House. “I.e. … Continued

Grant Hayter-Menzies at Sidney LitFest

May 6, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sidney, BC

Sidney and Peninsula Literary Society will present An Evening with Cedar Bowers and Grant Hayter-Menzies on May 6, 2022. Grant Hayter-Menzies is a biographer and historian who specializes in lesser known past heroes. His book is Muggins: The Life and Afterlife of a Canadian War Hero. Muggins was a fundraising dog who became a mascot … Continued

Joy Davis at Powell River Public Library

February 26, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
virtual

Join author and artist Joy Davis with the Powell River Public Library on Zoom on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. PT. Joy will present stories from her book, Complicated Simplicity: Island Life in the Pacific Northwest, which is infused with her insightful island-inspired reflections. Register via the Powell River Public Library View Facebook … Continued

Isa Milman presents Afterlight at 2022 Cherie Smith JCC Jewish Book Festival

February 6, 2022 - 5:00 pm
online

Heritage House is delighted to share that Isa Milman will be taking part in this year’s JCC Jewish Book Festival with her memoir, Afterlight: In Search of Poetry, History, and Home. The Cherie Smith JCC Jewish Book Festival is one of Vancouver’s leading cultural and literary events, bringing together prominent and emerging Jewish writers and non-Jewish … Continued

Explore with Sam & Crystal at the Sooke Festival of Family Literacy!

January 23, 2022 - 10:00 am
virtual

Join Gloria Snively and the Sooke Literacy Project on January 23, 2022, for a special event celebrating family literacy. Sooke Literacy Project is welcoming Gloria Snively with a special online event as part of Family Literacy Week. They have created a free, online event for children to enjoy with their caregivers. This fun event will … Continued