There will be a public memorial for Derek on Sunday, May 15th, 2011 at the Granville Island Theatre.
Everyone is invited to this kid-friendly event at the Granville Island Stage. The venue is located in the heart of Granville Island, right next to the Market and easily accessed by walking, aquabus, biking, transit or car.
Derek's writings on his blog have generated worldwide interest, you can read about him in his own words: https://penmachine.com/
The agenda will include some words and music by friends and colleagues, and attendees will have the chance to share their own memories of Derek.
- 1:00pm - Doors will open to the Venue
- 1:30pm - Theatre will be opened for seating
- 2:00pm - Memorial Service will begin
Getting to Granville Island
A very central location, there are many options for getting to Granville Island, where the Arts Club Stage is located. You can walk, bike, take a water taxi or transit, or drive. Be sure to plan your arrival, as it can be a busy place on Sundays.
There may be some snacks available at the upstairs lounge, but attendees are encouraged to have lunch beforehand or stay for dinner after the event. Granville Island has many food options available.