Savour our Neighbourhood 2021

Mount Pleasant Celebrates its 45th Anniversary!

The Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society (MPFCS) invites you to join us for Savour Our Neighbourhood 2021 – our 8th annual fundraising event. This year’s event will be celebrating the Society’s 45th anniversary. Included with the purchase of each ticket is our amazing Happy Hour Kit* for you to enjoy while you attend!

When: 5:30 – 6:30 PM, September 9, 2021, via Zoom 

View our silent auction items!

Tickets are now available!
Hosted by Joe Wiebe

About Joe:

Joe Wiebe, the “Thirsty Writer,” is the author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries, the definitiveJoe Wiebe guidebook to British Columbia’s burgeoning craft beer industry, which was a B.C. bestseller in 2013 and won the Gourmand Award for Best Beer Book in Canada. A second edition was released in 2015. Joe is a co-founder and Beer Director of Victoria Beer Week, which takes place annually in early March, and the BC Ale Trail project, for which he is the Content Manager. He is also the beer columnist for CBC Radio’s All Points West program and often appears on other radio and TV shows as a craft beer expert. He emceed the Canadian Brewing Awards in 2016, and regularly hosts panel discussions and beer seminars in venues throughout British Columbia.


And Featuring performances from Dan Mangan & Syd Bosel

About Dan:Dan Mangan

Dan Mangan is a Canadian musician. He has won a Juno Award twice and has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe and Australia, having released 5 studio LPs and numerous EPs and singles.




About Syd:

Syd Bosel is a Family Support Worker and Vancouver-based Comic. 2She started comedy when her kids were little, but couldn’t do the late nights. She tried again when her kids were teenagers…but couldn’t think of anything funny! Now Syd shares her musings on having “adult” children, surviving breast cancer and other glories of nature. Syd was voted 2018’s BC’s Funniest New Female Comic. She has opened for the “I am Woman Hear me Laff” tour, is a regular in the “Jest Ladies” circuit and was a returning headliner for the “Life is Funny” shows. Syd is a long time patron and friend of Mt. Pleasant Family Centre.



Each Kit includes beer from a select variety of local breweries (one can each), and snacks to munch on while you enjoy the event!

  • From R&B – New Brighton Dry-Hopped Sour (4%) 
  • From Faculty Brewing – 415 West Coast Pale Ale (4.8%) 
  • From Parallel 49 – Trash Panda Hazy IPA (5.5%) 
  • From Main St. Brewing – Naked Fox IPA (6.8%) 
  • From Electric Bicycle Brewing – Atomic Sour Raspberry Jam (5%)
  • Snacks from Dan D Pak and Daniel Chocolates

*Happy Hour Kits are available for pick-up only, no deliveries. Details for pickup will be sent out one week before the event. Must be of legal drinking age. You will be asked to provide two pieces of valid ID upon pick-up.

Savour our Neighbourhood is the cornerstone fundraiser for the Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society.


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About the organization

  • Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society (MPFCS) cares for a growing and diverse community, providing a spectrum of valued services for families with young children living in Vancouver. Since 1976, MPFCS has served as a place to meet new friends, learn new skills and receive support in many forms.

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