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

VAMP: A Supernatural Musical Burlesque

Fri, May 3 - Sat, May 18

1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8, Canada map

VAMP is thefunny-as-hell musical burlesque your darker side always yearned for. Gettransported to a deviant dimension where up is down, bad is good and wrong isoh-so-right, and watch as creatures of your naughtiest nightmares sing, danceand tease the night away. VAMP: A Supernatural Musical Burlesque combinescircus, the art of burlesque and storytelling of musical theatre to tell theempowering story of a young woman’s sexual awakening in a ghoulish world.

Vancouver Greek Food Festival

Fri, May 3 - Sun, May 5

St. Georges Greek Orthodox Church and Community Centre, 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver map

• Free admission
• Come & enjoy the taste, sights and sounds of Greece
• Tour our magnificent St Georges Orthodox Cathedral
•Visit our Heritage Room and Greek Agora market
• Enjoy our traditional and delectable Home style cooking and baking.
• Greek dancing
• Raffle prizes, 2 Trips to Greece, and much much more

For more information:
Instagram: @VancouverGreekFestival
Facebook: Vancouver Greek Food Festival

Mother’s Day Gift Making

Sat, May 4

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

Join us at MackinHouse to create thoughtful hand made gifts for a special someone in your life.This by donation family event will offer 2 crafts & refreshments. Threetime slots available.




Registration & Parental supervision is required. Click on the Orange FreeEvents bar on the events page to register.

Burnaby Festival of Learning

Sat, May 4 - Sat, May 11

Burnaby, BC, Canada map

The Burnaby Festivalof Learning celebrates lifelong learning in unconventional ways featuring aweek-long series of FREE events for everyone that will inform, engage and sparkcreativity. A variety of events will be happening throughout Burnaby including performances,lectures, discussions, tours, and more. You don’t want to miss this, check outall the free events at www.festivaloflearning.ca#LearnGrowThrive

The Festival is co-presented by Simon Fraser University and the City of Burnabywith participation with many local Burnaby organizations. There are eventsevery day for everyone including children, families, young adults and seniors.Events and activities will happen across many civic spaces and institutions,including libraries, museums, galleries, parks, community centres, and more inBurnaby.

SHIFT in the Valley – handmade pop-up market

Sat, May 4

2539 Montrose Ave, Abbotsford, BC V2S 3T4, Canada map

the SHIFT ispopping up in downtown Abbotsford for all your Mother’s Day shopping. Visit ourwarm + inviting pop up with high quality, curated artisans, with beautifullyhandcrafted gifts. And don’t forget to maybe pick up some extra gifts for grad,summer weddings, or just because!

Admission is by donation ($3 suggested), half ofadmission will be donated to a local charity.


Sat, May 4 - Sun, May 19

1895 Venables St, Vancouver, BC V5L 2H6, Canada map

From Iranianplaywright Nassim Soleimanpour comes an audacious new theatrical experiment.Each night a different performer joins the playwright on stage, while thescript waits unseen in a sealed box…Touchingly autobiographical yet powerfullyuniversal, it is a striking theatrical demonstration of how language can bothdivide and unite us.

McHappy Day

Wed, May 8

At Participating Locations map

On May 8th, McDonald’s® Canada restaurants in Vancouver will join more than 1,400 restaurants across the country to celebrate McHappy Day. Visit any participating restaurants across the lower mainland to help make a difference in the lives of families in your community, as $1 from every Big Mac®, Happy Meal® and hot McCafé® beverage sold will go to benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities® Canada and other local children’s charities across the country. This year marks the 26th annual McHappy Day in Canada. The house in Vancouver (RMHBC & Yukon) helps over 2,000 families each year, where children from all over British Columbia are able to and stay closely connected to their families while they undergo treatment.

Ballet BC presents Program 3

Thu, May 9 - Sat, May 11

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6, Canada map

Revel in spring with an evening of dynamic works. Collaborators Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar return to captivate audiences with the North American premiere of Bedroom Folk, an electric mix of music, dance and light. The program continues with a world premiere by the poetic artist Serge Bennathan—a significant voice in Canadian dance. We end this celebratory season with the much-anticipated return of Ohad Naharin’s playful Minus 16.

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