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

Playland

Thu, Apr 5 - Fri, Aug 17

Playland at the PNE (May-September), 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K, Canada map

Playland offers thrills for the entire family with over 35 rides and attractions,plus attractions, games and food. Save on passes at www.PNE.ca.

Open daily June 29-Aug 17

Open weekends Sept 8-16


For more information:

Website:www.pne.ca

Email:info@pne.ca

Facebook:pne_playland

Twitter: @pne_playland

Canada Day

Fri, Jun 1

23433 Mavis Ave, Langley, BC V1M 3R5, Canada map

CelebrateCanada’s 151st Birthday at the site where British Columbia was born. Enjoymulticultural music and dances to witness some of the cultures that helped formthe great country Canada is now. Sure to be an exciting day for everyone withface painting, airbrush tattoos, henna, flag raising, cake, and pictures withParka!

Canada Day Schedule:
10:00 a.m. Site Opens
10:00 a.m. Citizenship Ceremony
10:30 a.m. Learn Métis jigging with Lisa Shepherd
11:00 a.m. Meet Parka
11:00 a.m. Face Painting and Henna Artist (until 3 p.m.)
11:30 a.m. Flag raising, O Canada and the serving of the Cake
12:00 p.m. Meet Parka
12:00 p.m. Carol’s Polynesian Dancers
12:30 p.m. Bhangra Dancing by the Rangla Punjab Arts Academy
1:00 p.m. Surrey Fire Pipe Band
1:00 p.m. Meet Parka
1:30 p.m. Learn Métis jigging with Lisa Shepherd
2:00 p.m. Carol’s Polynesian Dancers
2:30 p.m. Steel Drums by Sweet Pan Entertainment
3:00 p.m. Meet Parka
3:30 p.m. Surrey Fire Pipe Band
4:00 p.m. Bhangra Dancing by the Rangla Punjab Arts Academy
4:30 p.m. Meet Parka
5:00 p.m. Site Closes

EVO Summer Cinema in Stanley Park

Tue, Jul 3 - Tue, Aug 21

Celebrating 10 years of fabulous free flicks in the park after dark, the Evo Summer Cinema returns to the Grand Lawn at Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park. Grab your picnic blanket or lawn chair and come watch popular films on one of the biggest screens in the Lower Mainland!
For more information:
www.summercinema.ca
twitter: @outdoormoviesBC
http://www.facebook.com/OutdoormoviesBC/

Bard on the Beach’s Young Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops

Tue, Jul 3 - Fri, Aug 31

Vanier Park, 1000 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9, Canada map

Calling allYoung Theatre Lovers! Bard on the Beach announces the return of its annualYoung Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops, with sessionsbeginning July 3 and running through to August 31, 2018. Registration is nowopen. Children and teens from ages 8 to 18 will receive coaching byprofessional actors from Bard on the Beach, and perform some of Shakespeare’smost beloved works. On the program: Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, AMidsummer Night’s Dream, and more.

Further information and registration availableat: bardonthebeach.org/education/community/young-shakespeareans

42nd Street

Wed, Jul 4 - Sat, Aug 18

Malkin Bowl, 610 Pipeline Rd, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada map

Theatre Under theStars invites audiences to have a ball this summer with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, July4 – August 18, 2018 (performances alternate evenings) at Stanley Park’spicturesque Malkin Bowl. A beloved Vancouver tradition since 1940, TUTS’ 2018season offers two song-and-dance filled fables – one of Fairy Godmothersand glass slippers, the other of Golden Era glitz and show-biz glam.
Tickets: $30 – $49 at tuts.ca or 604-631-2877

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Wed, Jul 4 - Sat, Aug 18

Malkin Bowl, 610 Pipeline Rd, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada map

Theatre Under theStars invites audiences to have a ball this summer with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, July4 – August 18, 2018 (performances alternate evenings) at Stanley Park’spicturesque Malkin Bowl. A beloved Vancouver tradition since 1940, TUTS’ 2018season offers two song-and-dance filled fables – one of Fairy Godmothersand glass slippers, the other of Golden Era glitz and show-biz glam.
Tickets: $30 – $49 at tuts.ca or 604-631-2877

Drive-In Movie Series

Wed, Jul 4 - Wed, Aug 29

Lansdowne Drive-In Movie Series is back this summer! VIP Drive-In parking for the first 200 vehicles and front-row seating for pedestrians, all free. Dinner and drink specials at Lansdowne Centre restaurants before each show, or have dinner delivered right to your car.
After dusk every Wednesday in July & August
For more information:
www.lansdowne-centre.com
604 270 1569

30th Anniversary Dancing on the Edge Festival

Thu, Jul 5 - Sat, Jul 14

Firehall Arts Centre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Brooks Corning, St. Paul’s on Jervis and site-specific work on Granville Island, Commercial Drive and Davie Street. map

The 30th Annual Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance featuring more than 30 performances from over 20 companies and innovative choreographers from across Canada, from Belgium and South Korea. The 2018 EDGE brings dance in all shapes and forms to Vancouver audiences in full and mixed programs as well as site-specific works.

For more information:
dancingontheedge.org
@DOTEFestival
https://www.facebook.com/DOTEFestival
604-689-0926

Newton Days

Sat, Jul 7 - Sat, Jul 28

13730 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2P4, Canada map

Let’s kick-off summerin Newton! Complete with craft and farm market, kids crafts, face painting,free bbq, henna, Science World, music, petting zoo, mini golf; Newton Days hassomething for everyone. Throughout July, Newton Days will be taking over the NewtonGrove on Saturdays from 12-4pm. Open to the community, nearly everything willbe free! And back again this year, $5 Farm Vouchers to redeem at the farmers’market; find them at the Newton BIA photobooth!

Manga Camp

Mon, Jul 9 - Fri, Jul 13

6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4K3, Canada map

Join us at Manga Summer Day Camp where we have a fun week of activities to immerse all manga enthusiasts in Japanese Canadian arts and culture. There will be a lineup of workshops by local Vancouver comic artists who will share their knowledge of illustration, storytelling, and design to help kids create their own comic booklet to take home!

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