Meeting in the Middle was a Community Based Intergenerational Leadership Project of the Century House Association and City of New Westminster. It was launched in March 2018, with a call for Youth and Senior Leaders and Project Leaders.
The goal was to deliver workshops & projects for community youth and seniors, in [what was then one of] the following areas:
- Pay It Forward – develop projects where youth and seniors go into the community to initiate, support and/or participate in projects that support the New West community in different ways.
- Art Outside – develop art projects outdoors.
- Culinary Pursuits – explore nutrition, cooking and eating together.
- Naturally Fun Adventurers – develop projects outside that deal with Nature.
- Technology – video all the other Pods then work on and produce short videos of the development and execution of all the other Pods.
Calling for cooks and artists:
The artists had an Art Outside celebration on Saturday October 27 at the Moody Park Lacrosse Box. And here’s the result, a remarkable mural on the 8th Avenue end of the box: