For grocery information including specials, please visit the Supplementary Grocery program page.

RSVPs are not required for any of the following events at Ribbon. If you would like more information, please contact the person listed or call 604-893-2201 or email [email protected].

In Surrey

Surrey Positive Gathering  (June 13  2:00-4:00 PM )

All people living with HIV are welcome at this free group. Snacks and light refreshments are provided. All participants will be entered into a draw for $25 gift card.  Please contact Scott at [email protected] or  text/call/phone 604-315-1968 for additional details.

Surrey Positive Gathering  (June 25  6:00-7:30 PM )

All people living with HIV are welcome at this free group. Snacks and light refreshments are provided. All participants will be entered into a draw for $25 gift card.  Please contact Joshna at [email protected] or  text/call/phone 604-315-1968 for additional details.

At Ribbon (1101 Seymour St., Vancouver)

Polli & Ester's Closet Pop-Up (June 4 & 5, 12:30-3:30pm)

A free clothing pop-up shop will be open to Ribbon Community clients, including new shoes donated by Vessi.

June 6 from 10-12pm, the women’s only free clothing pop-up shop is open.

Two clothing items per person.

Fiesta Latina (June 4, 5-9pm)

Habrá pruebas para detección de Enfermedades de Transmisión Sexual (ETS). Tod@s son bienvenid@s.

Grupo Latino (June 11 and June 25, 5-7pm)

"Porque tú eres mucho más que tu VIH."

That is the message from the organizers of Grupo Latino, held twice a month at Ribbon Community.

Grupo Latino is a Spanish-speaking closed group for people living with HIV. All genders welcome.

Those interested in joining should contact Otto at [email protected].

Bannock, Coffee & Crafts (June 12, 11:30-4pm)

This month’s bannock is made by Lori Bryant, and Indigenous arts and crafts class (11:30am - 1:30pm) is facilitated by Sabian (@sabian_arts_and_crafts).

This is a free activity available to everyone who is part of our communities.

Pipe Ceremony and Feast (June 24, 11am)

This seasonal ceremony is hosted by Rob, a 2Spirit Métis knowledge keeper, sun dancer, and pipe carrier. This is a free ceremony and everyone is welcome to join, Indigenous or not Indigenous. Sobriety is not required to join. We will share in a lunchtime feast following the ceremony.

African, Caribbean Group & Black (June 18, 5-7pm)

Join the African, Black & Caribbean group, facilitated by Leon Mvukiyehe and supported by Afro-Canadian Positive Network. Dinner provided. All participants will be entered into a draw for $25 gift card. Participants will also receive a free frozen, Afro vegan meal from Kula Kitchen to take home

Call or text Leon at 236-833-0766 for details or to RSVP.

Positive Talk (June 18 6-7:30pm)

All people living with HIV are welcome at this free group. Snacks and light refreshments are provided. All participants will be entered into a draw for $25 gift card.