Community Development


  • Arts & Culture:

This is a FREE drop-in program where community members of all ages and backgrounds share skills and talents, learn from each other and socialize. If you are interested and want to know more about getting involved, contact Yoko Tomita at

  • Social Culture Club: Share artistic and cultural skills and talents in knitting, crochet, sewing, craft making and more. Saturdays, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at CNH-Annex 3690 Vanness Avenue
  • Sketching Club: Learn and improve sketching skills, share what you know with others and connect with like-minded neighbours. Saturdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm at CNH-Annex 3690 Vanness Avenue
  • Public Art:

Artists work with neighbours to beautify the community with public art projects.

  • Arts Council: The purpose of the Annex Arts Council is to nurture the arts and culture of the Renfrew-Collingwood community, with specific interest in developing the Collingwood Neighbourhood House (CNH) Annex into an Arts and Culture Hub to benefit and represent the Renfrew-Collingwood community.

For more information, contact