Free outdoor movies in Stanley Park (Fresh Air Cinema)
What: One of the most popular summertime events in the city is back as free outdoor movies return to Stanley Park this summer for its 10th anniversary! The Evo Summer Cinema Series features a four-story inflatable movie screen showing film classics and modern blockbusters. Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Moviegoers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows – there will be a bike valet service offered on site each night too.
When: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
What: Are you a Dungeons and Dragons gamer looking for a regular group to game with? Richmond Public Library hosts a weekly digitally-styled D&D game for adults every Tuesday. Registration required as seats are limited.
What: Since 2000, the Canadian Transplant Games have been a showcase for transplant recipients from across the country to enjoy the competition and camaraderie while celebrating a second chance at life. The Canadian Transplant Games, held every two years, is a family-oriented event. In addition to the competition, there are activities designed for family members and other supporters. These national games are Canada’s largest organ and tissue donation awareness event.
What: Latincouver, in partnership with the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver, and the Consulate General of Brazil in Vancouver, presents Latin American Film Night, a celebration of the Latin American film industry. Enjoy the evening with two films that celebrate Latin filmmaking. Films will have subtitles in English.
When: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Where: Vancity Theatre–1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
What: Interested in running in the Vancouver municipal election this October? Learn what to expect in two “Candidate 101” info sessions, hosted by the City of Vancouver’s election office. The sessions will cover the duties and time commitments of elected officials, plus important details about the 2018 election process. Vancouver’s Chief Election Officer Rosemary Hagiwara will lead each session, joined by staff from the Park Board and the BC School Trustee Association.
When: Tuesday, July 3 and Saturday, July 14, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver City Hall – 3rd Floor, Committee Room 1 – 453 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
What: The market offers a rotating selection of food trucks and carts, vendors with local produce, fresh Okanagan fruit, locally brewed beer and BC wines, SPCA certified chicken and eggs, freshly baked French bread and pastries, and natural soap and body care products. There will also be products grown and crafted by local farmers and artisans, highlighting KPU’s own Sustainable Agriculture students.
When: Every Tuesday until October 2, 2018
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Plaza in between the Richmond Public Library and the Minoru Place Seniors’ Centre – 7660 Minoru Gate, Richmond
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