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VCB  2016

Vancouver Canadians Baseball

on now until September
Scotiabank Field, Vancouver BC 


Join the Canadians out at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium - they are on a mission to bring the ring back to Vancouver. 
canadiansbaseball.com 
NAD  2016

20 Years of National Aboriginal Day

Tuesday, June 21, noon-5pm
Trout Lake Park, Vancouver 

Music, art, family fun celebrating Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations.
bcnationalaboriginalday.com
 
GSD  2016

Golden Spike Days

June 30th – July 3rd
Rocky Point Park, Port Moody 

Live music, dancers, rides and food
Celebrating the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway
and the confederation of Canada
goldenspike.ca 
MFC Gala  2016

Miss Fiji Canada Red Carpet Gala

Thursday, June 30th
Royal King Palace, Surrey, BC 

The Miss Fiji Canada Pageant is a unique family oriented event which is designed to support the community’s young generation. The competition will be an important part of female youth leadership development. It focuses on encouraging youth to become ambassadors of the community. It will offer young women excellent opportunities to develop their public speaking skills, performing skills, build self-esteem, self- confidence, to have good sportsmanship and outstanding community participation skills.

In support of BC Children's Hospital and Treasure House Orphanage

missfijicanada.com 
Canada Day 2016

Canada Day at Canada Place

July 1, 10am-6pm, parade 7pm, fireworks 10:30pm
Canada Place, Jack Poole Plaza and surrounding streets 

presented by the Port of Vancouver celebrating our freedom, values and diversity

Event Highlights
Main Stage presented by CN (Canada Place Way at Canada Place) – Featuring a full day of amazing music including headliners Aaron Pritchett and Sheena Easton, other artists including Barney Bentall, Mo Kenney, Twin Kennedy and more. Click here to read performer bios.

Citizenship Ceremony (Hall A, Vancouver Convention Centre East) – Hosted by Global BC’s news anchors Chris Gailus and Sophie Lui, the Citizenship Ceremony is a special part of our annual celebration - 11am

Celebration Stage (Hall A, Vancouver Convention Centre East) – Following the Citizenship Ceremony, the legendary Red Robinson will host a talented line-up of multicultural performances and talent

Canada Day Parade presented by Port of Vancouver, beginning at 7pm at Georgia and Broughton, and the Canada Day Fireworks Show at 10:30pm in Burrard Inlet

Visit canadaplace.ca for all the details and activities
 
Coquitlam Canada Day 2016

Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day

Friday, July 1, 12noon – 10:30pm
Town Centre Park, Coquitlam

Named one of the top 20 festivals in Metro Vancouver by Business in Vancouver, this is a free community festival with live music and entertainment, food, beverages, family activities and fireworks. As part of the Coquitlam 125 anniversary celebrations, this year's event will recognize the City's past, present and future with a new site configuration and special activities.

coquitlam.ca/canadaday 
CDAF 2016

Canada Day Artisan Fair

July 1, 12 noon-4pm
Waterfront Park, North Vancouver

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Lions Gate and the North Vancouver Canada Day Committee, is proud to present the Canada Day Artisan Fair.

The Artisan Fair showcases the unique, handmade work of talented local artisans. Come discover the wide variety of items on sale, ranging from hand-blown glass to upcycled leatherwork, from artwork to exquisite handmade jewelry, and much more. Featured artisans have been selected for their high level of craftsmanship, skill level, aesthetic, and overall creative originality.

Kids Art Activity - FREE fun for the kids!
As part of the festivities we are running a free kids art activity, guided by local artist Colette Lisoway. Help create a collaborative Canada Day canvas with printing ink and original stamps made by you!

Full event details can be found at northvancanadaday.com or nvartscouncil.ca/events/craft-fairs  
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Harana

May 27-July 2, 7pm
North Vancouver Arts Council, North Vancouver
 

A Visual Serenade to the Rich Arts and Culture of the Philippines
nvartscouncil.ca 
TUTS2 2016

Theatre Under the Stars: Beauty & The Beast and West Side Story

July 6 - August 20
Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park,Vancouver
 

Disney's Beauty and the Beast
an enchanting musical for the entire family, and the first Disney film ever to make the leap to stage. and the titular ballad. The stage version includes all of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's songs including "Be Our Guest" and "Gaston," from the Academy Award-winning film, plus new songs by Menken and Tim Rice.

West Side Story
a dynamic re-imagining of Romeo and Juliet in the turbulent streets of 1950's New York.
Created by the dream team of Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, and Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins' kinetic, explosive choreographic style intrinsically tied the musical to its exhilarating songbook, which includes such gems as "Cool," "America," "I Feel Pretty," and "Tonight."

tuts.ca 
KSP 2016

West 4th Avenue Khatsahlano Street Party

Saturday July 9, 11:00 am - 9pm
West 4th Avenue, Vancouver 

Featuring multiple stages showcasing more than 50 of Vancouver’s top musical performers as well as the eclectic work of local artisans and street performers. This 10-block street fair, spanning from Burrard to MacDonald Street also features a wide variety of food options, bustling patios, giveaways, special activities, and licensed beer gardens!
khatsahlano.com 
CDS 2016

Carnaval del Sol

July 9-10th 9am-10pm
Concord Pacific Place, Vancouver 

Engaging finale to the 10 day long Latin American Week Festival
live music, art, dance, sports, and poetry in celebration of Latin American Culture
carnavaldelsol.ca 
Thai Festival 2016

3rd Annual Thai Festival

July 9-10, 10:30am – 8pm
North Plaza, Vancouver Art Gallery  

Fashion, Food, Music, Fun!
Presented by the Royal Thai Consulate-General
thaiconsulatevancouver.ca 
VSO 2016

Symphony in the Park

Sunday, July 10, 7-9pm
Deer Lake Park Festival Lawn, Burnaby
 

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra annual free outdoor concert
burnaby.ca 
GIRODI 2016

Giro di Burnaby

Thursday, July 14, Burnaby BC

Professional cyclists from all over the globe will race on the fast and technical 1.3km closed loop course on Hastings Street competing for over $15,000 in prize money
Part of the BC Superweek Cycling Series, the “Giro” is one of nine premiere pro-cycling events taking place between July 8th – July 16th in the Lower Mainland.

girodiburnaby.com 
ADF 2016

African Descent Festival

July 22- 23
Thornton Park, Vancouver 

Free African Music Festival with
art, crafts, culture, poetry, storytelling and food
africandescentfestival.com 
PSF 2016

40th Annual Powell Street Festival

July 30—31, 11:30am - 7pm
Powell Street, Vancouver 

Connecting communities through Japanese art and culture, this is metro Vancouver’s longest running community arts festival and the largest event of its kind in Canada this year featuring contemporary and traditional Japanese Canadian artists plus Australian koto virtuoso Miyama McQueen-Tokita, Tutchone-Japanese Tlinget-Scottish folk singer Diyet, and the premiere of Chordophone, the viola-looping electronica brainchild of brothers Marcus and James Takizawa.

The expanded festival site will be centered at Oppenheimer Park (400 Block, Powell Street) where festival goers will find the Diamond Stage children’s booth and new activities, including The Koinobori, an interactive installation inspired by Japanese carp streamers. 

visit powellstreetfestival.com for more 

HTH Lottery 2016

HomeTown Heroes Lottery

July 13, 2016
BC wide

They are there when you need them…and now it's your turn to be there for them!

Every lottery ticket purchased helps our heroes help others. Proceeds support highly trained trauma teams and medical specialists at Vancouver General Hospital, by funding urgently needed medical equipment and supporting programs of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund including the annual Burn Camp for young burn survivors.

Early Bird deadline is June 29th, final deadline is July 13th

heroeslottery.com

Draw Dates
heroeslottery.com/important-dates/
 
BBF 2016

Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival

Saturday, August 6, 1 - 10PM
Deer Lake Park – Burnaby, BC  

Seventeenth annual Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival - family-friendly event features a full day of continuous music across three stages, plus food vendors and activities for fans of all ages. This year’s lineup includes Colin James, Frazey Ford, Cyril Neville and the Royal Southern Brotherhood, Como Mamas, Lindi Ortega, Cecile Doo Kingue, and more.

burnabybluesfestival.com 
RBC Mammoths 2016

Mammoths! Giants of The Ice Age

June 3 - December 31, 2016
Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC

Walk among these larger than life creatures in this engaging, interactive exhibition. Then get up close with Lyuba, the world’s best-preserved woolly mammoth calf.
This exhibition was created by The Field Museum, Chicago.

royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/mammoths  

Events
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Mosaic

Sunday, June 26, 7:30pm
Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver 

The Dovbush Dancers present a night of spectacular Ukrainian folk dance
centennialtheatre.com 
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Kawayan

Sunday, June 26, 4pm
Gateway Theatre, Richmond 

Presented by the Kababayang Pilipino cultural performing arts group.
kababayangpilipino.org
 
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Shoppers Drug Mart Ride Don’t Hide

Sunday, June 26, 7am – 2pm
Swangard Stadium, Central Park, Burnaby
 

 community bike ride fundraiser about the importance of mental health 

ridedonthide.com/bc 

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34th Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

Monday, June 27, 5:30pm
Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver 

Honouring excellence in Vancouver’s Large Theatre, Small Theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences
Jessies.ca

 
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ALS Society of BC

Wednesday, June 29, 8am
ALS Society building, Richmond

Support Jamie Lycock as he cycles from Vancouver to Mexico fundraising for Motor Neuron Disease
alsbc.ca  
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Run Canada Day

Friday, July 1, 10am – 1pm
Wesbrook Village at UBC

Get in the spirit of CANADA DAY! Come run the beautiful trails of Pacific Spirit Park at the RUN CANADA DAY 10K/5K and 1K Kids Run and then enjoy post race refreshments and a Canada Day cake in UBC Wesbrook Village. First time on the trails, no problem as we will be having FREE orientation evening runs from the UBC Running Room.

in support of Canadian Diabetes Association
runcanadaday.com 
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Free Canada Day Weekend Concert

Sunday, July 3, 4 pm
St. Andrew’s United Church, North Vancouver 

featuring the Bel Canto Choir from Australia
st-andrews-united.ca 
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THE OUTLINER

July 7-9, 7 and 9pm
St. Paul’s Hall, Vancouver 

Cutting edge Canadian dance performance
Presented by MascallDance
dancingontheedge.org  
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