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Take a look at some of the events happening in and around Vancouver!

Fall Bike to Work Week presented by Exodus Travels

Mon, Oct 23 - Sun, Oct 29

Metro Vancouver map

Want to get fit, save money and have
fun? Join thousands across Metro
Vancouver and sign up for HUB Bike to
Work Week presented by Exodus Travels (October 23 – 29) Track your commutes online and enter to win 1 of 5 new bikes and a
a trip for 2 to Tuscany with Exodus Travels! Visit a HUB Cycling celebration station for
free coffee, bicycle tune-ups and many
daily giveaways! Start an office team and
challenge your co-workers to win even
more prizes.
New or returning to cycling? No worries!
Learn everything you need to know for a
safe and convenient bike commute by
hosting a HUB Workplace Cycling
Workshop at your office or signing up for
an upcoming HUB Streetwise Cycling
Register FREE for Bike to Work Week at BTWW.CA
For more information:
BTWW.CA/ biketowork@bikehub.ca/@WeAreHUB /@WeAreHUB

DTES Heart of the City Festival

Wed, Oct 25 - Sun, Nov 5

Over 50 venues in the Downtown Eastside map

The twelve day Festival features over 100 events and is a cultural feast of music, stories, songs, poetry, cultural celebrations, films, theatre, dance, processions, spoken word, forums, workshops, discussions, gallery exhibits, mixed media, art talks, history talks and history walks, and an array of artists.

The theme of the 2017 Festival, Honouring Women of the Downtown Eastside, pays tribute to women from all walks of life in the Downtown Eastside.

For more information:

Soap Making – Pure & Simple

Wed, Oct 25

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2, Canada map

Good Clean Fun! From pre-blended vegan bases, learn the basics of cold process soap making from scratch! Make a long lasting herbal floral soap and a batch of citrus explosion. Explore different ingredients, methods and techniques that you can use to create exciting soaps. Learn about trouble-shooting, history and packaging/decorating your soaps! Also receive a finished soap bar. Recipes for gourmet garden bar, pet soap, laundry soap and herbal shampoo.
Taught by Cheryl Theilade of Scentimental Creations
$28.50 per person

TCCBC Career Fair

Thu, Oct 26

5900 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC V6X 2A9, Canada map

Are you looking for job or internship career?
Don’t miss TCCBC Career Fair at Oct 26 in Richmond City Community Centre!
Host Company: TCCBC/ Taipak/ Viva/ RBC/ CIBC/ TD/ T&T/ Formosa Travel
Price: Free for all job Seekers

‘The Dog’ book launch at Kidsbooks

Thu, Oct 26

2557 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2E9, Canada map

Join us for an evening of stories, treats, and animal cuddles to celebrate the launch of “The Dog” by Helen Mixter and Margarita Sada.
With special guests Poppy, a compassionate therapy dog and the inspiration for the book, and Dr. Hal Siden, Medical Director of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.
FREE and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for purchase.
*Partial proceeds from the sale of The Dog support care for children at Canuck Place.

Workspace III

Thu, Oct 26 - Sat, Oct 28

6450 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3, Canada map

Amber Funk Barton and her contemporary dance company – the response. –
return to the Shadbolt for the third installment of their exciting WorkSpace series!
WorkSpace is a performance series developed by the response. dance company
to showcase work-in-progress excerpts of dance work, which the company is
exploring. Inspired by memories, past relationships and the relativity of time,
WorkSpace III will endeavor to embody these ideas to a curated playlist of pop
music. This special installment of WorkSpace III will also feature the emerging
dancers of the company’s Apprentice Program, along with new solo work for
Amber Funk Barton by guest choreographer Heather Laura Gray.

Anmore Manor-Haunted House

Fri, Oct 27 - Tue, Oct 31

1151 Robin Way, Anmore, BC V3H 5B4, Canada map

High up the winding hilltop, surrounded by a dark forest stands a lonely little house people refer to as Anmore Manor-Haunted House. The caretakers of the manor are said to be a little crazy and wander all hours of the night through the many halls and labyrinth of rooms. Hold on to all your limbs and watch out for the cannibals.
Visit us if you DARE. You may be one of the lucky ones we let leave in one piece….or not.
Collecting food and cash donations for Share Society.
OPEN: October 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

St. Paul’s Labyrinth – Live Music -Crystal Fusion

Fri, Oct 27

1130 Jervis St, Vancouver, BC V6E 2C7, Canada map

Come walk the labyrinth to the calming, soothing sounds of Crystal Fusion. Immerse yourself in the sacred sounds of Tibetan gongs and crystal bowls played by Cheryl Redfern. Be transported by ethereal vocals and soft flute melodies. Walk the path in an atmosphere of peaceful tranquility.
The labyrinth at St. Paul’s is a walking meditation space. Based on the floor pattern at Chartres Cathedral in France, it features a singular path into the centre of the space and back out again.
On the last Friday of the month, the labyrinth hosts some of the best contemplative musicians in Vancouver, drawing from many spiritual and musical traditions. Please join us between 7pm and 9pm on Friday, October 27th. Let go of the stresses of the week by walking and reflecting to live music.
Everyone welcome. Free admission. Wheelchair accessible.
Opening hours for the Labyrinth are:
Tues to Fri : 8:30 am to 9:30am
Sat : 10am to 12noon
Sun : 9:30am to 12:30pm

2nd and last Friday : 7pm to 9pm

Songhoy Blues with Special Guest Ndidi Cascade

Fri, Oct 27

Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver, BC V5T 0B5, Canada map

Songhoy Blues are four talented, hungry, sharp and outward-looking young men from a part of the world that has had more than it’s share and pain and conflict in recent years. But it has given far more than its share of music and joy to the world in return over the past four decades. That place may seem strange, alien and ‘exotic’ to some but deep down, Songhoy Blues are a familiar proposition: four young men, guitar, drums, bass and vocals, driving rhythms, big hearts and a story to tell.
Through their music bears elements of contemporary rock and hip hop, at its heart is Songhoy Blues, deep attachment to the homegrown songs and dances of Mali. Songs like “Irganda” and “Al Hassidid Terei” see Songhoy Blues blending the traditional and the modern, the homegrown and the foreign, the youthful and the ancient.

Family Support Institute’s 10th Annual Trivia Night

Fri, Oct 27

2702 Norland Ave, Burnaby, BC V5B 3A9, Canada map

Get ready for a spook-tacular event! You don’t have to be an Einstein, music junkie or trivia buff for this game! Join a fun-filled night with amazing friends, great costumes, prizes, snacks and more! Come and help raise funds for a great cause…the Family Support Institute! Excellent team building event!
Details at: http://familysupportbc.com/whats-new/
Tickets at: https://familysupportbc.com/events/trivia-night

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