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August 2017

Hive Life Smart Home Experience at Kitsfest

August 18 @ 10:00 am - August 20 @ 7:00 pm
Kitsilano State Beach Park, 1499 Arbutus St
Vancouver, V6J 5N2 United States
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Discover how Hive home, a new family of clever smart home services, can help you make more time for the important things in life. Join us for a fun and interactive experience, enter to win a smart home plan, test out new products and get access to special offers.

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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Bonus Stage 3

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main St.
Vancouver, BC V5T 3C9 Canada
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Bonus Stage returns to the Fox Cabaret with more video game comedy, burlesque, music, contests and prizes featuring Geeks vs. Nerds Vancouver, missingNo, The Runaway Four, Rainbow Glitz and Roe Butts. Doors at 6:30 Show at 7:00 $10 online presale, $15 at the door 19+ Sponsored by: GameDeals Video Games, Press Start Video Games, Starlit Citadel, EXP Restaurant + Bar, Klei Entertainment, Pandora's Locks Escape Rooms, B-Bombshell Salon, The Fictionals

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New Westminster Public Library Big Blow-out Book Sale!

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Westminster Public Library, 716 6th Ave
New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 2B3 Canada
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For the first time in years, the library is hosting a one-day book sale. Fill a bag for $5 or bring your own box and fill it for $10. All varieties of books, magazines, DVDs, CDs will be available: fiction, non-fiction, adult, children's, movies, TV shows and more! Cash only. All book and bag sales are final.

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ArtStarts Explores: Paint

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ArtStarts Gallery, 808 Richards St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3A7 Canada
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Free

Let's mix, stroke, mash, colour and blend our way through this fun family workshop that explores paint and painting. ArtStarts Explores is a hands-on drop-in workshop series for creative and adventurous families held from 11am to 12pm every Saturday (except the last Saturday of each month, when we present ArtStarts on Saturdays events). Explore creativity with your family through hands-on investigations and discover a wide variety of materials and artistic mediums. These process-based explorations invite families to experiment together through…

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 East Cordova St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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All Aboard! 2017

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Steveston Interurban Tram, 4011 Moncton Street
Richmond, BC V7E 3A8 Canada
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Free

Join us for All Aboard! at the Steveston Interurban Tram on August 19th from noon to 4 p.m. for a FREE fun-filled day exploring Richmond’s transportation history with guest experts. Our signature event features the 105-year old tram and unique rail exhibits with live music, children’s crafts and more. For more information, visit www.richmond.ca/interurban1220.

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Red Light Rendezvous”

August 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Take a journey back into a salacious time where liquor, ladies and lust ruled the streets. The Vancouver Police Museum’s exclusive tour, “Red Light Rendezvous,” takes you on a two-hour journey through dark dens and hidden alleys where pimps and madams ruled the city with sex, prostitution and corruption. From Dupont Street all the way to Shanghai Alley, find out how the sex trade plagued the streets and infiltrated the beds of the wealthiest and most powerful players in town.…

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Starry Night

August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Deas Island Regional Park, 6090 Deas Island Rd
Delta, BC V4K 5A8 Canada
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Free

Sparkling lights and candlelit paths welcome you to the park at night. See a live owl, join a drumming circle and make a wish upon a star during this enchanted evening. Allow 1 hour to complete the walk. Bring a flashlight or a fancy lantern to show off as you walk the trail. Info: 604-224-5739 Presented by Metro Vancouver with Corporation of Delta, Parks & Recreation FREE Drop by anytime ALL AGES

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Zao Swimwear Fashion Show at The Westin Bayshore

August 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive
Vancouver, bc Canada
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$25

For ladies and supporters of the League of Extraordinary Women, this appreciation event is for members in the past and as our way of saying thank you, we are holding an exclusive "thank you" event for past sponsors, members and attendees of the League. Members and one guest are cordially invited to attend the Zao Swimwear fashion show taking place at the Westin Bayshore - Coal Harbour on August 20, from 5:30-9pm. Thank you to sponsors: Liz Bell Agency, The…

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Discover the Universe Solar Eclipse

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Langley National Historic Site, 23433 Mavis Avenue
Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R5 Canada
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Complimentary admission for Canada 150 On August 21, Canadians have an opportunity to view a partial solar eclipse nationwide. Maximum eclipse will occur at 10:21 a.m. PDT and we invite you to watch with us. We will provide eclipse glasses to the first 100 visitors to the Fort that day followed by a short presentation free of charge.

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Wild Wednesdays at the Surrey Nature Centre

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers, 14225 Green Timbers Way
Surrey, BC V3T 0J2 Canada
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Free

Join us for a nature break. Bring the whole family to discover your wild neighbours and explore Green Timbers Park. Outdoor activities vary each session. You can bring a picnic dinner to enjoy in the park. Ages 13 and under require parent participation. Events take place rain or shine! FREE | DROP IN | ALL AGES Visit each Wednesday for a new theme with different nature activities: Plant Life | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Aug 23 Wildlife | 5:30pm -…

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Wesbrook Village Outdoor Movie

August 23 @ 8:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Wesbrook Village, 3378 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6S 0A8 Canada
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Free

‘Be our guest’ and make the most of the warm summer evenings with Wesbrook Village’s Outdoor Movie! On Wednesday August 23rd, join us for an outdoor screening of Beauty and the Beast (2017) starring Emma Watson. The show will begin at dusk (approx. 8:45pm) so bring your blankets or chairs and enjoy a favorite summer past-time amongst friends. Also, be sure to check out Wesbrook Village’s many shops and restaurants prior to the show; Menchies Frozen Yogurt will be offering…

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Neighbourhood Nights

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Park, 672 Aspen Street
Coquitlam, British Columbia Canada
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Free

Come out and get to know your neighbours! Neighbourhood Nights is a free family event, held at various Coquitlam parks and include kids’ games, family activities and light refreshments. Be a part of building relationships, promoting neighbourhood safety and creating a sense of community, while getting out to meet your neighbours and have fun! Our August 24 Neighbourhood Night will be held at Cottonwood Park. In the event of rain, the scheduled Neighbourhood Night will be cancelled.

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course

August 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. George's Avenue
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7L3H6 Canada
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$60

Babysitting in a Day is an interactive and fun course that teaches youth aged 11 to 15 years the business of babysitting. They learn the responsibilities of a babysitter, how to get along and care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children, and how to handle emergencies and provide basic first aid. Course: Saturday, August 26th, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm @ St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. George’s Avenue at 10th Street in North Vancouver. Cost: $60 (includes the…

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ArtStarts presents “Fuzzy Bees and the Food Forest” with Renée Sala

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:45 pm
ArtStarts Gallery, 808 Richards Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 3A7 Canada
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Free

Artist Renée Sala from Crafty School of Art in Victoria uncovers the history and magic of wool. We’ll be using colourful unspun wool, lots of soap and water, and our own energy to create cute and cuddly, fuzzy bees! Groups of 8 kids at a time will be lead through the process, and the audience gets to learn, too. Ages 5 and up. ArtStarts on Saturdays is a monthly series for families, featuring free, fun, 45-minute creative arts workshops with…

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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Back to School Fashion Show

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Highstreet Shopping Centre, 3122 Mt Lehman Rd
Abbotsford, British Columbia v2t0c5 Canada
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$10

Best in Class. See fall fashion favourites at Highstreet's first Outdoor Back to School Fashion Show. Denim, Sport Gear, Preppy & Party for kids and teens! Seating available at Guest Services for $10 with proceeds to Run for Water, Lethsha’s Well. Standing room totally free. Those with tickets will be entered to win a Grand Prize and other prizes at the event. Mark your calendars!

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Red Light Rendezvous”

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Take a journey back into a salacious time where liquor, ladies and lust ruled the streets. The Vancouver Police Museum’s exclusive tour, “Red Light Rendezvous,” takes you on a two-hour journey through dark dens and hidden alleys where pimps and madams ruled the city with sex, prostitution and corruption. From Dupont Street all the way to Shanghai Alley, find out how the sex trade plagued the streets and infiltrated the beds of the wealthiest and most powerful players in town.…

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Wild Salmon Celebration

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf, False Creek Fishermen's Wharf
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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$49.00

The Chefs' Table Society of British Columbia and the BC Salmon Marketing Council present the inaugural Wild Salmon Celebration at the False Creek Fishermen's Wharf on Saturday August 26 2017 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Tickets $49 (plus fees) are moving fast, get yours here. Summer is capped off in style with a waterfront, al fresco style dinner cooked by the region's top chefs, and special guest chefs from across the country. Enjoy composed dishes featuring wild BC salmon and some…

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Rosé Party at Thunderbird Show Park

August 27 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thunderbird Show Park, 248th Street and 72nd Avenue
Langley, British Columbia V1M 3W8 Canada
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$20

This is a wedge, dress, and fancy hat type of event where you can come sample wine and watch Olympic level horses compete over 1.60 metre fences. Tickets for the event include parking, prime VIP seating, a wine sample, canapes, and entry into a draw to win $200 in clothing from BRUNETTE the Label and a case of the gold winning wine, Silver Lining, from The View Winery, valued at $480. This exciting event will coincide with the Longines World…

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Longines World Cup Qualifier

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thunderbird Show Park, 248th Street and 72nd Avenue
Langley, British Columbia V1M 3W8 Canada
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Free

This free family event not only features Olympic level horses jumping 1.50-1.60-metre-high fences, but includes local bands, food trucks, pony rides, beer garden, and lots of stadium seating. Show jumping is an exciting sport where horse and rider require exceptional skill and coordination. They must work together to clear difficult series of jumps all within an allotted time. Bring your family for this unique experience and enjoy this exciting rare event.

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Mini Mills Kids Club – Fishing Event

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tsawwassen Mills, 5000 Canoe Pass Way
Tsawwassen, BC V4MOB3 Canada
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Free

Tsawwassen Mills is partnering with Bass Pro Shops for the next FREE Mini Mills Kids Club event on Tuesday, August 29th at 2pm. Kids can practice their fishing skills at the indoor casting pond and enjoy some treats and themed crafts after. Mini Mills members will also have the opportunity to get up close and explore the 15,000-gallon fresh water aquarium and learn about feeding all those fish.

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September 2017

Summer Concert Series

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Centre Park Plaza, 1299 Pinetree Way
Coqui, Canada
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Free

Roll out the picnic blankets and get ready to groove as the final instalment of Coquitlam’s Summer Concert Series, sponsored by Envision Financial, ends on a high note. Jazz and swing will fill Town Centre Park on Friday, Sept. 1 from 7-9 p.m., rounding out the series of three outdoor concerts at the spectacular outdoor plaza. Clavinova Nights Jazz Band opens the final show by performing jazz crooner music with a blend of upbeat dance. The group’s style of music…

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September Savings Bash

September 2 - September 4
Tsawwassen Mills, 5000 Canoe Pass Way
Tsawwassen, BC V4M0B3 Canada
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Free

Tsawwassen Mills is celebrating Back To School with the September Savings Bash, which includes an opportunity for all visitors to the mall to Shop, Save and Win over $15,000 in prizes, from September 2nd to 4th during the Labour Day Long Weekend. Shoppers will have the chance to win a $500 gift card, that will be given away every hour, throughout the entire long weekend. 29 chances to win! In addition, their entry will be put in the grand prize…

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

September 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 East Cordova St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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Vasiliki Kappa exhibits her famous Invisible Cities in Canada

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - September 18 @ 10:00 pm
The Beaumont Gallery, 316 W 5th Ave BC V5Y 3P1
, Vancouver,, BC V5Y 3P1 Canada
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Paintings by Vasiliki Kappa from the Invisible Cities series travel to Canada. The well-known artist Vasiliki Kappa will exhibit in a special exhibition will take place in Vancouver, Canada, at the famous BEAUMONT Gallery, a pole of attraction for modern artists with particular writing and artistic style, September 4-18. Vasiliki Kappa will exhibit 21 new painting titled DreamLand- featuring the imaginative space through the magic of the rich colors. The specific works, embossed cities on canvas, belong to her series:…

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CII EXPO 2017 – Business Development Expo For Indian and Canadian Business Owners

September 7 - September 10
Cloverdale Rodeo & Fairgrounds Agriplex and Showbarn, Cloverdale Rodeo & Fairgrounds Agriplex and Showbarn Surrey-Vancouver, BC, Canada
Surrey British Columbia, V3R 0A1 Canada
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CANADA INDIA INTERNATIONAL EXPO (CIIEXPO),​ 2017 is an extensive Expo on Trade and Export. CII EXPO​ will provide Indian SMEs to explore trade and business opportunities in Canada and North America. It's an incredible outlet to meet and Network with leading Canadian Businesses, as well as Government Agencies, officials and citizens at large.

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CANADA INDIA INTERNATIONAL EXPO (CIIEXPO)

September 7 - September 10
Cloverdale Rodeo & Fairgrounds Agriplex and Showbarn, Surrey-Vancouver, BC, Canada
Surrey, V1M 2R1 Canada
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CANADA INDIA INTERNATIONAL EXPO (CIIEXPO),​ 2017 is an extensive Expo on Trade and Export. CII EXPO​ will provide Indian SMEs to explore trade and business opportunities in Canada and North America. It's an incredible outlet to meet and Network with leading Canadian Businesses, as well as Government Agencies, officials and citizens at large.

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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Big Yoga for Big Sisters Vancouver Fundraiser

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
David Lam Park, 1300 Pacific Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6Z 0A9 Canada
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Free

Join Big Yoga for Big Sisters in David Lam Park on Saturday September 9th and use your practice to transform girls' lives. It's easy! Sign Up. Invite your friends. Fundraise a minimum of $100. Attend and enjoy this all-levels, all-ages, yogathon fundraiser. Big Yoga offers six classes in six styles, plus workshops, a meditation tent, and other fun activities to plan your day your way. Check out the full schedule at www.bigsisters.bc.ca/big-yoga.

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Wesbrook Village Festival 2017

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wesbrook Village, 3378 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6S 0A8 Canada
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Free

Join us on Saturday August 9th for our annual Wesbrook Village Festival! Back, and better than ever, the festival promises to be a day full of free, fun activities for all ages. From live music, a kid’s zone with kid’s performers and bounce castles, local artisans, and our signature FREE BBQ, the Wesbrook Village Festival truly has something for everyone! So what are you waiting for? Come down and celebrate with us on September 9th; we can’t wait to welcome…

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Pie in the Plaza

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Central City Plaza, 10153 King George Blvd
Surrey, BC V3T 2W1 Canada
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Free

Celebrate Agriculture Week at Central City Plaza (right outside Central City Shopping Centre) for this fun family event and see the creation of BC's largest blueberry pie! Watch the pie being assembled and stay for a slice after the ceremonial pie cutting. There will also be other free, family-friendly activities throughout the afternoon: - Live Music from All the King's Men and fiddling duo The Whisky Minstrels - Pony Rides - Face Painting - Photo Booth - Inflatable Corn Maze…

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 East Cordova St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Red Light Rendezvous”

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Take a journey back into a salacious time where liquor, ladies and lust ruled the streets. The Vancouver Police Museum’s exclusive tour, “Red Light Rendezvous,” takes you on a two-hour journey through dark dens and hidden alleys where pimps and madams ruled the city with sex, prostitution and corruption. From Dupont Street all the way to Shanghai Alley, find out how the sex trade plagued the streets and infiltrated the beds of the wealthiest and most powerful players in town.…

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PAWcasso – A pARTy@PdA!

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3K 1G2 Canada
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$2 - $42

Create a painted masterpiece . . . with your dog! Grab your pooch for an outdoor painting adventure. First your dog will paint with a painted paws technique and then, with guidance by dog-lover and artist Ruth Hoyem, you’ll finish your masterpiece by skillfully blending your brush strokes with your dog’s paw painting. Canvases, non-toxic paints and light refreshments for both humans and canines will be provided. For adults 19+; One dog per human participant; all dogs must be up-to-date…

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Chef Meets Truck

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yaletown, The intersecton of Hamilton and Nelson
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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$69.00

The Chefs' Table Society of BC, in partnership with the Yaletown BIA will host the second annual Chef Meets Truck in Yaletown at the intersection of Hamilton and Nelson. The event will run from 6:00pm-9:00pm and will have Vancouver restaurant chefs hopping on board local food trucks to serve up the foodie event of the season.

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Fall Bounty – Chutneys and Relishes

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2 Canada
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$23.50

As the growing season begins to slow, images of a pantry stocked with chutney, relish or fall fruit butters comes to mind. Learn the basics of preserving in this three hour class and take away two jars of local produce to enjoy this winter...or before. Registration required.

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Vice, Dice, Opium Pipes”

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Walk the beat and see what it was like to be a cop over a century ago, when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, corruption and organized crime. Our walking tour, Vice, Dice & Opium Pipes, will take you through the streets of Vancouver's Chinatown, one of the nation's oldest neighbourhoods, where you will learn about the brothels, bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters that ruled the town over a century ago. Hear about famed criminals like Joe Celona, who…

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The Dance Centre presents: the Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House

September 16
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G6 Canada
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Free

From ballet, bellydance and contemporary to flamenco, hip hop, Highland, and salsa, the 16th annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House offers the chance to sample a host of dance styles in a day of open classes, studio showings and events. Participating companies and artists include Project Soul, Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, Shot of Scotch, Kasandra Flamenco, and more.

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Country Celebration

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CAMPBELL VALLEY REGIONAL PARK, Look for event signs at 200th St and 8th Ave
Langley, bc Canada
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Free

Once called the Celebration of Nature, this award-winning event highlights the park’s natural wonders, its heritage and local community. Celebrate conservation and sustainable living while enjoying live performances and interactive nature displays. Look for event signs at 200th St and 8th Ave Info: 604-530-4983 Presented by Metro Vancouver FREE in 2017 to mark 50 years of regional parks! Drop by anytime ALL AGES

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Pirate Weekend at the Cannery

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - September 17 @ 4:00 pm
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, 12138 Fourth Avenue
Richmond, British Columbia V7E 3J1 Canada
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Free

Pirates invade the Cannery on Sept. 16 & 17 from 12-4pm, in celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day! Steveston's own Shady Isle Pirates will set up a pirate encampment inside the historic cannery, with lots of games and swashbuckling fun for the entire family to enjoy! Wear your best pirate gear, or try some of theirs, if you dare! Aaaar, we await ye!

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Sins Of The City Walking Tours: “Red Light Rendezvous”

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
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$14 - $18

Take a journey back into a salacious time where liquor, ladies and lust ruled the streets. The Vancouver Police Museum’s exclusive tour, “Red Light Rendezvous,” takes you on a two-hour journey through dark dens and hidden alleys where pimps and madams ruled the city with sex, prostitution and corruption. From Dupont Street all the way to Shanghai Alley, find out how the sex trade plagued the streets and infiltrated the beds of the wealthiest and most powerful players in town.…

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Country Celebration

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CAMPBELL VALLEY REGIONAL PARK, Look for event signs at 200th St and 8th Ave
Langley, bc Canada
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Free

Once called the Celebration of Nature, this award-winning event highlights the park’s natural wonders, its heritage and local community. Celebrate conservation and sustainable living while enjoying live performances and interactive nature displays. Look for event signs at 200th St and 8th Ave Info: 604-530-4983 Presented by Metro Vancouver FREE in 2017 to mark 50 years of regional parks! Drop by anytime ALL AGES

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Southlands Country Fair

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Southlands Riding Club, 7025 McDonald St
Vancouver, BC v6n1g2 Canada
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$5.00

“Enjoy a day in the country without leaving the city” On Sunday, September 17th, 2017, the Southlands Riding Club will host the 16th annual Southlands Country Fair. The Country Fair has become a popular annual tradition where citizens of the lower mainland are invited to come enjoy “a day in the country without leaving the city”. The Fair runs from 10:00-5:00 RAIN or SHINE (most events will be moved under cover if it rains) The Fair features pony rides, petting…

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ParticipACTION 150 Play List at Fort Langley National Historic Site

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Langley National Historic Site, 23433 Mavis Avenue
Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R5 Canada
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Free

Join the 150 Play List Crew in celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday at their tour stop here! You can find the crew at Fort Langley National Historic Site September 20th as they challenge Canadians to complete as many physical activities from the Play List as possible. Track activities online for your chance to win great prizes. Not registered for the 150 Play List yet? Come register at the tour stop September 20th or sign up here: www.participACTION.com/150 Share photos of your…

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The Dance Centre presents: Historical Performance Ensemble – part of the Discover Dance! noon series

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6 Canada
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$12 - $14

The Dance Centre’s popular noon hour series starts a new season with Historical Performance Ensemble, in a presentation of authentically recreated social and theatrical European Baroque dances. Highlighting the elegance, courtly manners and discreet wit of dance from centuries past, the company’s work features beautifully constructed costumes, and entrancing music played onstage by specialists on reproductions of period instruments. The performers will demonstrate some of the intricate dances that preceded the development of ballet, from an era which was formative…

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Beaty Nocturnal: Life In Colour Opening

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beaty Biodiversity Museum, 2212 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada
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Come by for a night at the museum and celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, Life In Colour. This art exhibition has wall-sized murals for you to colour in with art by Angela Gooliaff. Admission is by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm. Light snacks and a cash bar will be available in addition to many family-friendly activities

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Speaker Series: History of South Asian Imperial Citizens as Indo-Canadian Pioneers and their contributions as Defenders of the Crown

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Centre Library, 1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3B 8A9 Canada
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$5 - $10

Why are certain histories covered, discussed, and inquired about, while others remain hidden? Going beyond the old tropes of colonised histories, this presentation will flesh out in detail the Indo-Canadian community's pioneer experience within the events leading to the ejection of the Komagata Maru from Canadian waters in July 1914 and the subsequent outbreak of the Great War in August 1914. Join Steven Purewal, community historian, curator and Managing Director of Indus Media Foundation Canada, as he presents the side…

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