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Heaven Help Us
Aug 27 and 28, 7:30 pm
The Jewish Community Centre is filled with the sound of music as 67 talented and energetic young performers ages 9-19 participate in the 20th year of Gotta Sing Gotta Dance. For tickets or information, visit theimpresario.ca or jccgv.com
Help the Less Fortunate in our Community
Friday Aug 29, 6 pm
Bring a non-perishable item, personal hygiene item, clothing or new/used toys - or a $5 entry fee - for donation to the Surrey Urban Mission. An evening of entertainment, guest speakers, dance performances, live singers and DJ. For more information visit the Facebook event page
Labour Day Chinook Classic Catch & Release Fishing Derby
Aug 30, 7 am - 8 pm
Labour Day Chinook Classic at Mosquito Creek Marina, 415 W Esplanade in North Vancouver, starts off with a catch & release fishing derby with a grand prize of $25,000 - winner announced at the sunset party. Visit labourdaychinookclassic.com
Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival
Aug 28 - 31
It's the 15th anniversary of this fine dance festival, and Vancouver is now universally recognized as a hotbed of tap! Take in the headliner Michelle Dorrance on August 30 at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, or two new choreographed works on August 29. As a finale, all are invited to 'Tap It Out' when more than 100 dancers take to Granville Street on Sunday August 31 at 5pm. Visit vantapdance.com
Mercedes Benz Club of America Show and Shine
Sunday Aug 31, 10 am - 3 pm
Join us at Shipbuilder's Square, Wallace Mews Street in North Vancouver for the Mercedes-Benz Club of America's 2014 Show and Shine Competition celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Mercedes AMG. bcstars.mbca.org
First Wednesday of the month, 6:45 -7:15 pm
Tuck into a story at Terry Fox Library! Children and caregivers will be entertained by stories, songs, rhymes and more. Kids can wear PJs and bring their favourite stuffie. Visit fvrl.ca
Helping Spirit Lodge Society's Annual Golf Tournament
Friday September 12
18 holes of golf, access to the driving range and putting green facility, deluxe buffet dinner, raffle and silent auction, prizes and competitions, all at Country Meadows Golf Course in Richmond. For information contact 604-874-6629 or firstname.lastname@example.org
5th Annual Autumn Shift Festival and 4th Annual Smoking Sausage BBQ Cook-Off
Sunday September 14, 12 - 6 pm
The Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area hosts this festival on Main Street between East Broadway and East 7th. Celebrate a shift in seasons, a shift towards urban gardening, sustainability and eating & shopping locally. All proceeds from the BBQ Cook-Off go to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Visit mainstreetbia.com
The Vancouver Tapestry by Sola Fiedler
Aug 29 & 30
Mainspace Community Gallery, Vancouver BC
Opening Reception: Thursday August 28, 6:30-8:30pm
On display Friday, August 29, 12:00-5:00pm and Saturday, August 30, 12:00-5:00pm
Location: MainSpace Community Gallery, 116-350 E. 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
More information: www.solafiedler.com
In celebration of the City of Vancouver and the 30th Anniversary of the grunt gallery, Sola Fiedler presents the Vancouver Tapestry. Inspired by Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the tapestry took the 78-year-old more than 5,000 hours to weave, beginning in May, 2009
celebrating the anniversary of Mexico’s Independence and dedicated to strengthening the cultural exchange and presence of Mexico with the local and international community of British Columbia
Experience Mexico in Vancouver
Easter Seals Drop Zone
Monday, September 8
999 West Hastings, Vancouver BC
Benefitting Easter Seal House in Vancouver plus summer camps for children with disabilities in Shawnigan, Winfield and Squamish
Aids Walk Vancouver
Sunday, September 21
Sunset Beach, Vancouver BC
A 6.75Km WALK route along the Seawall - a chance to socialize with your community, enjoy live entertainment and show off on the CatWALK for LIFE from 10am! Start WALKing at 11:30 am.
10:00am Registration opens
10:30am CatWALK for LIFE!
11:00am Opening ceremonies
11:30am The WALK Ribbon Cutting - WALK begins!
1:00pm Welcome Back, Closing Announcements, & Post WALK Celebration
YMCA Experience Works Program Opportunity
for unemployed, Burnaby or Vancouver Residents - For additional information and to register, please call 604-685-8066
SHARE’s Food Bank
SHARE’s Food Bank supports families in need in the Tri-Cities area, and donations are critically low.
Here are some was that you can help:
Drop off your donations to SHARE’s Food Bank at 2615 Clarke Street in Port Moody (in the back of the building).
Leave your donations in the designated bins at any grocery store in the Tri-Cities.
Give a financial donation by calling 604-540-9161 or visiting www.sharesociety.ca.