Upcoming Events in Vancouver & Fraser Valley – July/August

Local Vancouver and Fraser ValleyEvents

 

 

 

Note: Due to COVID19, many events have been cancelled or have gone virtual.
As we are notified of new/cancelled events I will update the list.

 

Arts Umbrella On Screen

Saturday, July 25 from 12:00-6:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of video screenings!
Anderson Street Parkade, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC
Information available here.

Kidsworld

www.kidsworldprogram.com

 

KidsWorld

Passes are good for the whole month of August

Kidsworld Summer Passes are now available! August is packed with activities and opportunities for you to enjoy with a Kidsworld Pass. You can learn about space from the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, get introduced to animals by zookepers at the Greater Vancouver Zoo, visit the Vancouver Maritime Museum (official),watch a performance from
The Circus Lab Inc., learn coding from Code Ninjas Coquitlam and over 30 other events!
Limited passes available this year. Order online.
Firehall Arts

Firehall Arts Centre 

Friday, July 31 at 7:30pm
Well-known actor, writer, and all round great guy Allan Morgan will offer a witty and wild demonstration of his culinary skills in Baking and Dishing with Pride.

In this piece drawn from his previous work, For the Young Gay, the Un-Gay and the Jaded Queen in All of Us, this one-person show follows Allan’s path from 1968 forward and chronicles his life as he begins to understand and accept his sexuality and looks at the points of connection between his life and the Gay Pride movement as we grow together.

 

Saturday, August 1 at 7:30pm
Drag Kings and Queens will hold court on the Firehall Arts Centre’s courtyard stage. Hosted by Carlotta Gurl, the night will feature Pride weekend favourites Joan-EJaylene Tyme,  Owen, and Brunch.

 

Sunday, August 2 at 4:00pm

Award-winning queer actor, musician and triple threat performer, Sara Vickruck will bring her musical talents to the stage. Recently seen in the Firehall’s Talking Sex on Sunday, Vickruck self-produced her debut album Prologue in 2015. She co-created and composed the slam poetry musical with Anais West titled Poly Queer Love Ballad, which started touring in 2019. She is passionate about music as an art form to explore story and emotion.

Tickets range in price from $20 to $25 and are available online or by phone at 604.689.0926.

 

Arts Club

August 8-14

From August 8 to 14, the Arts Club will host Dialled Up: An Arts Club Community Celebration. The festival is a blend of virtual and in-person events spotlighting professional development programs and initiatives offered by the company.

During the week of the festival, Arts Club content across all platforms will be dedicated to this celebration—sharing everything from videos to play readings and roundtable discussions with Arts Club artists.

More detailed information on the Dialled Up festival schedule will be shared on the Arts Club’s Digital Edition website and social media channels in the coming weeks.

Powell Street Festival Telethon

The Powell Street Festival Telethon

Aug 1 2-7 pm
Celebrate Japanese Canadian culture while giving back to your community! Join us for our LIVE online Telethon August 1, 2020 from 2pm to 7pm.Hosts, Tetsuro Shigematsu and Yurie Hoyoyon will take us on a fun and heart-warming journey, presenting live performances, messages from festival vendors and friends, and opportunities to express your support for Powell Street Festival in its 44th year. Drop in and stay for a while! Tune in to our website with your family and friends to experience the spirit of the festival right from your home!

 

The Adventure Group

Book a variety of outdoor adventures. Choose from Superfly zipline, white water rafting, RZR Tours, Vallea Lumina, Treetop adventure, Scandinave Spa, Bungee Jumping etc. Make your next booking online and save 10%! Visit our website and use promo code “ONLINE10” at checkout to claim your discount.

Carnival Del Sol

Carnaval del Sol 2020

July 15- August 8

You can learn about Latin American culture by experiencing food, music, art, and much more.
From July 15 to August 8, enjoy the online series “Across the Americas”.
From July 18 to August 4, our Latin American Experience will present four different events:

– July 25: www.carnavaldelsol.ca/indigenous-territories/
– July 30: www.carnavaldelsol.ca/flourishing-women/
– August 4: www.carnavaldelsol.ca/flamenco-night/

From August 7 to 9, we also bring Carnaval del Sol to Restaurants around Metro Vancouver: www.carnavaldelsol.ca/restaurants/. Reservations open soon!
Join #carnavaldelsol #carnavaldelsol2020 #LatamExperience #latinosenVancouver #latinosencanada

 

GoBlueBC

www.gobluebc.ca

GoBlueBC

July 15th was officially Blueberry Day in British Columbia and was the perfect kick off to the Go Blue BC Virtual Event. This online hub at GoBlueBC.ca houses how-to videos, chef and grower interviews, recipes, family-friendly activities, and an exciting grand prize contest presented by White Spot and Triple O’s for the chance to win $1000 in gift cards. The website also features links to all our BC Blueberry producers, helping you find fresh BC blueberries in your area. The virtual event runs from July 15th until BC Day (August 3).

When you visit GoBlueBc.ca you will find the following activities:

  • Contest to win $1000 in gift cards from White Spot and Triple O’s
  • Links to BC Blueberry producers
  • How-to videos
  • Chef interviews
  • Grower interviews
  • Recipes
  • Colouring sheets

 

Fan Expo Vancouver

Monthly Comic Book Reading Club

July 25 3pm PST

Join us for a session of our comic book reading club! We will read and discuss two graphic novels, as well as vote for two books for the next meeting. Don’t worry if you don’t finish them in time; you can tell us your thoughts based on how far you get!

Sign up here.

Group Mad Libs: Justice League

July 26 6pm PST

Come be part of a fun and hilarious creative process! Together, we’ll take turns contributing to a screenplay of our very own Justice League movie. Along the way, there will be random scene modifiers that are sure to keep you on your toes and result in some big laughs.

Sign up here.

Canadian Nerdy Trivia EH!?

July 30 730pm PST

It’s time to test your nerdy knowledge about Canadian superheroes, Hollywood North and Ryan

Reynolds! Join us for a virtual Canadian-themed trivia night.

Sign up here.

 

Meet the Power Rangers
August 30th | 4:30 PM PDT

Kids, it’s Morphin’ time! A virtual family-friendly event where fans of all ages can interact with local Power Ranger cosplayers, say hi, and ask them questions.

Sign up here.

Power Rangers Fan Meet-Up

August 30th | 5:30 PM PDT

Rangers, It’s Morphin’ Time! Join us for a virtual Power Ranger Fan/Cosplayer meet-up. Meet new and old friends and discuss anything and everything under the rangers sun, from Mighty Morphin’ to the new upcoming Dino Fury.

Sign up here.

Maan Farms Full Moon Yoga

Maan Farms – Abbotsford

Full Moon Yoga

August 3 7pm
With the help of baby goats & Full Moon Energy we invite you to the farm to let go of what no longer is serving you.
Each $40 Ticket Includes:
1 hr Goat Yoga
Guidance & Full Moon Wisdom
1 samosa
Get your tickets here.

Mama Maan’s Cooking Adventures – Butter Chicken

August 14 630pm $75/pp

Get your tickets here.

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

www.chilliwacksunflowerfest.com

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

Tickets for the Chilliwack Sunflower Experience go on sale Friday, August 7. Please note that due to this summer’s unusually chilly weather, Tulips of the Valley can’t yet provide an official opening date, but mid-August is the aim. Keep an eye on the social media links for updates.

Enjoy the weather now that summer has arrived!

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