So June in Vancouver is already here…I know half the year is over! However, the fun is just getting started mamas. Here is a roundup of a bunch of things happening around town.
June in Vancouver
Tom Lee’s Music’s New Flagship Store Grand Opening
The new, state-of-the-art facility in the revitalized Vancouver Centre Cinemas features a full-line selection of top brand musical instruments and equipment, the latest advancements in digital music technology, interactive displays, integrated sound and video technology, as well as acoustically designed spaces with soaring ceilings to inspire music making.
June 3rd (10am – 8pm) and June 4th (11am – 7pm)
728 Granville Street
For more information visit: www.tomleemusic.ca/grandopening
Good Day and Good Night, Carousel Theatre for Young People
The beloved Bee Stage is back with a brand new play and an original script by local favourites Kayla Dunbar and Dustin Freeland and original music by CJ McGillivray, for the littlest theatre-goers, newborn to age 3. A gentle, interactive show for the very young, Good Day and Good Night introduces infants, toddlers and their caregivers to storytelling and live music in an intimate drama experience that allows them to enjoy theatre on their own terms.
June 6 – 18, various matinees (10am & 11:30am)
The Bee Stage at Carousel Theatre for Young People, 1411 Cartwright Street on Granville Island
For tickets or more information: http://www.carouseltheatre.ca/production/good-day-and-good-night/
In Tune 2017 – Where New Musicals are Born, Presented by Touchstone Theatre
The biennial event for the development of new Canadian musicals is back! Since 2011, In Tune has been the launching pad for homegrown hits like Onegin, The Best Laid Plans: a Musical, and Love Bomb, while remaining a celebrated destination for strengthening individual artists’ musical theatre practices. This year’s In Tune features five public showcases of new musicals from award-winning artists; masterclasses from professional musical theatre instructors and New York’s acclaimed musical producer, Jack Viertel.
June 8 – 18 (Various times)
Waterfront Theatre & Studio 1398 (Granville Island), The Post at 750, Stanley Alliance Industrial Stage
For tickets or more information: http://www.touchstonetheatre.com/productions/in-tune-2017
Vancouver Mini Maker Faire
Maker Faire is often called the world’s greatest show and tell event. The community-driven festival showcases the amazing works of all kinds of Makers -anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together!) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.
June 10th and 11th
At the PNE Forum
Tickets and more information at http://vancouver.makerfaire.com/
Douglas Park Community Day
Join us in celebrating Douglas Park Community Day on June 10, 2017, from 11am-3pm. Featuring main stage performances, class demonstrations, inflatables, games, crafts, community booths, food, and more, this event is free fun for the entire family!
June 10, 11am – 3pm
Douglas Park Community Centre, 801 W22nd Avenue
For more information: www.douglasparkcc.org
Point Grey Fiesta
The Point Grey Fiesta is the community’s annual start-of-summer event for families and friends. Starting with a Saturday parade on West 10th Avenue, the Saturday celebration continues in Trimble Park with stage performances, activities and exhibitors. Carnival rides in Trimble Park operate from Friday to Sunday. With the exception of the carnival rides and midway games, Fiesta entertainment and children’s activities are free of charge.
For More Information and Details visit: http://www.pointgreyfiesta.org
How To Raise A Wild Child – A Wonder Series Event at Science World
This is an exclusive speaker event that provides practical tools and tips for how adults can help kids fall in love with nature – enlisting technology as an ally, taking advantage of urban nature, and distilling a deep sense of place along the way.
June 21, 9am – 10am
Science Theatre, TELUS World of Science
For tickets and more information: scienceworld.ca/PlayingGrowing