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

Dominion Day

Sun, Jul 1

Kilby Historic Site, 215 Kilby Rd, Harrison Mills, BC V0M 1L0, Canada map

CelebrateConfederation by exploring your local history! We will be conducting a fullyguided tour to give you a chance to hear the whole story of Harrison Mills& the Kilby Family. Other activities include crafts, a cake cutting and anold fashioned ice cream demonstration. Bring your blanket, stay the afternoon& join us under the Willow Tree for a tasty summer BBQ. Admission is bydonation today, as we celebrate our community & appreciate the support ofour visitors.

2018 Canada Day Drumming Celebration

Sun, Jul 1

Creekside Park, 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7, Canada map

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Following the success of the 2017 Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Celebration,the Legacy 150 Celebrations Society is excited to bring back the 2nd annualCanada Day Drumming Celebration!

Featuring anational simultaneous drumming across nine Canadian cities; the officialGuinness World Record™ attempt for “Most Nationalities in a DrumCircle”; and a series of multicultural drumming performances, this FREE,FAMILY-FRIENDLY event welcomes both local residents and world visitors tocelebrate Canada’s birthday and the cultural diversity in this country we callhome!

NOW CALLING FORINT’L PARTICIPANTS to join our Guinness World Record attempt drum circle! Moreinfo.

STAY IN TOUCH:
Facebook: @CanadaDayDrumming
Instagram: @CanadaDayDrumming
Twitter: @CanadaDrumming
YouTube: @CanadaDayDrumming

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

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

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

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

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

Wild Life by Mandy-Lyn

Thu, Jul 5

434 Columbia St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T6, Canada map

Join us Thursday July5th for a special one-night-only photo retrospective of local photographerMandy-Lyn’s analog work. This selection, curated by Lincoln Clarkes, covers thelast 10 years of Mandy-Lyn’s erotic portraiture and showcases a powerful collectionof influential local Women. Mandy-Lyn’s bold, empowering and controversialphotographs have been featured in Playboy, Penthouse, Vogue, Juxtapoz and Vice.

Schafer/85: A Birthday Spectacular

Fri, Jul 6

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada map

Celebrate theinnovative music of Canada’s preeminent composer, R. Murray Schafer, inrecognition of his 85th birthday!

Jon Washburnleads the singers and soloists of the Vancouver Chamber Choir and the VancouverChamber Orchestra in three major works:
* The Star Princess and the Waterlilies
A Schaferian creation myth on the celestial origin of waterlilies for women’svoices, alto solo, narrator and percussion.
* Narcissus and Echo
Young Narcissus encounters the nymph, Echo — as written by Ovid and recountedby the blind seer, Tiresias — for chorus, baritone and soprano soloists.
* The Love that Moves the Universe
Music of the stars and spheres of light of the first and last cantos of Dante’sParadiso (from Divina Commedia) for chorus and orchestra intermingled.

The eveningwill also feature filmed interviews with the honoured composer and hislong-time musical colleague, Jon Washburn.

Tickets: $24.50-53.50, $15 Student Rush604-822-2697 chancentre.com

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