It’s time for you to get more SOCIAL in YOUR CITY Vancouver, and we’ve compiled a incredible social calendar to start you off right! Every month, Social City Networking INC. is compiling a list of Vancouver’s must-see events. We make it easy to ensure that you’re always around ‘n about town experiencing all that vivacious Vancouver has to offer. We’ve drawn from various sources to make this calendar your monthly go-to list for all things Vancouver. From cultural festivals, to exhibits, markets, holidays & beyond, at Social City Networking, we’re proud to say we’ve finally done it – we’ve created the ULTIMATE social calendar. We’re pleased to release the JULY 2013 edition of Social City’s ”SOCIAL in the CITY Calendar“. As always, if you have an event you’d like us to include, share. Social City Networking INC. – For all things SOCIAL in your CITY!
Vancouver Farmers Markets | May 19, 2013 – Nov 2013 | Local Venders + Food + Markets + Festival Treats + Grocery + Local Farmers + Family Fun |
Trout Lake Farmers Market – Date: May 11 – Oct 19, Saturdays Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park
Kitsilano Farmers Market – Date: May 12 – Oct 20, Sundays Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Kits Community Centre
Main St. Station Farmers Market – Date: Jun 5 – Oct 2, Wednesdays Time: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Main & Terminal at Thornton Park
West End Farmers Market – Date: Jun 1 – Oct 19, Saturdays Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: 1100 Block of Comox Street
Kerrisdale Village Farmers Market – Date: Jun 15 – Oct 12, Saturdays Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: East Boulevard betweet 37th and 41st Ave
Silent Sand Beach Vollyball | July 4, 2013 6pm-10pm | BY DONATION | 115-13180 Mitchell Road, Richmond | 14 semi-pro & pro beach volleyball teams will be made temporarily hearing “restricted” to compete in a tournament with Canada’s 2 Deaflympic teams. All teams will rely solely on their vision. Six Pack INDOOR Beach (so this event will go rain or shine!) Lots of great door prizes, including $200 Swimco package, Molson’s Patio Umbrella, Vega One, T-shirts, sunglasses, – lots of great stuff! | FACEBOOK
EPIC SUSTAINABLE LIVING FESTIVAL 2013 | Saturday, July 06, 2013 – Sunday, July 07, 2013 (Recurring daily) | Venue: VanDusen Botanical Garden | Time: 10:00AM – 9:00PM | EPIC: The Sustainable Living Festival is Vancouver’s newest and grooviest outdoor summer festival celebrating sustainability, culture and community. Join for an awesome weekend of live music, dozens of beer and wine vendors, delicious eats provided by Green Table restaurants and on-site food trucks, and a huge sustainable living marketplace. | TICKETS
The 8th Annual Underwear Affair | July 06, 2013 | Concord Pacific Parking Lot, Lot 6C, Vancouver, BC | On July 6, 2013, hundreds of men and women clad in underwear will hit the streets of Vancouver for the 8th annual Underwear Affair, walking 5K, running the 10K race or taking part in the first ever Booty Hunt! Participants will be raising funds for life-saving research for cancers below the waist, at the BC Cancer Foundation. | 5k Walk & 10k Race will begin at 6:00 PM Check-in from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM | INFO
CANADA LOVES YOGA – FREE YOGA SESSION IN THE JONATHAN ROGERS PARK | Saturday, July 06, 2013 – Saturday, July 06, 2013 | Time: 10AM – 11AM | Location: Jonathan Rogers Park | FREE | CANADA LOVES YOGA connects live and digital audiences through a positive experience of unity, healthy living and fun through yoga, and raises awareness for our two great local presenting partners – Toronto’s New Leaf Yoga Foundation and Vancouver’s Yoga Outreach- who work to improve lives through yoga. | WEBSITE
HUSH Summer Social | July 6, 2013 1pm-Sunset | FREE | Spanish Banks Last Parking lot @ NW Marine Dr, West of Tolmie St. *Free parking available or be cool and bring your bikes. | Are you excited to be staying local this summer? You should be. HUSH Magazine is celebrating its entry into the world of print with the launch of an exclusive summer party series! The HUSH Family will be spending every second Saturday on the beach doing what we do best. If you’re interested in getting in on the action come spend some quality time with beach games, tunes and some serious babes. | Sun + Fun + Community + Networking + Beach | #hushsocial firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.hushmagazine.ca
A NIGHT FOR THE SOPHISTICATED AND THE BEAUTIFUL | Mature 40 + Women’s Fashionshows , Art & Music in support of Beauty Night Society Presented by LuvnGrace & BeautyINK | July 6, 2013 7:30pm- 11pm | Arthur Erickson Waterfall Building Plaza 205 1540 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver | TICKETS $25 | Celebrating the elegant, mature, beautiful section of women in society. Many of the fabulous ladies walking the runway tonight are ex-models, mothers, a grandmother & socialites of Vancouver. We are here to let everyone know that beauty, style and fashion is not just for the young.The so-called “older” generation is an often overlooked demographic that still loves to dress-up, go out and celebrate life. All of this is in support of Caroline MacGillivray’s incredible Beauty Night Society. | For TICKETS or for more information, contact: http://www.luvngraceaffair.com
LÜT BOUTIQUE X HEY JUDE SUMMER POP-UP | July 18- Aug 8 2013 6pm | Lüt Boutique 4219 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia | LAUNCH EVENT July 18th 6pm-9pm at Lüt Boutique- Be the first to view the new collection and join us for a glass of wine or beer. | Lüt Boutique + Hey Jude have combined forces and are excited to collaborate on a summer pop-up! Hey Jude will be offering their exclusive Lolita Collection at Lüt from July 18th-August 8th, 2013. This collection is sexy + whimsical and perfect for all you fun summer BABES.
HUSH Magazine Presents: YACHT 04 Day Boat Party | July 20, 2013 12:30pm- 4:30pm | TIME: Board 12:30pm | Leave 1:30pm SHARP! | Return 4:30pm | MV Abitibi Boat @ Plaza of Nations Dock | TICKETS: First 100 @ $25 | Next 100 @ $30 | Rest @ $35 | Get your best sailing outfits together and get ready to rock the boat and party all afternoon on English Bay. DRESS CODE: Hamptons Sailing Club. Get sexy, you posh sailor. | TICKETS
13TH ANNUAL MAPLE RIDGE CARIBBEAN + MUSIC FESTIVAL | FREE | Saturday, July 13, 2013 – Sunday, July 14, 2013 (Recurring daily) | Time: 12:00PM – 9:00PM | Location: Memorial Peace Park, Maple Ridge, BC | Taste the many flavours of authentic Caribbean cuisine, an open air market with 70+ art & craft vendors, dancing, beer garden, costume parade and fun for the little ones at the Thrifty Foods Kids Zone and YTV WOW! Tour! Rain or shine, organizers are committed to delivering a high-energy festival with a phenomenal entertainment line-up. | INFO
78TH KITSILANO SHOWBOAT FESTIVAL OF LIVE PERFORMING ARTS & THEATRE | Monday, June 24, 2013 – Saturday, August 17, 2013 (Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday) | FREE | Time: 7:00PM | Location: Kitsilano Showboat | Kitsilano Showboat is a live performing arts theatre on the shores of Kits Beach. Join for a fabulous entertainment ranging from children’s dance schools to the Kitsilano Boys’ Band Reunion, and much more! A Vancouver tradition since 1935. | INFO
AIDS VANCOUVER’S 30 30 CAMPAIGN AND 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION | Tuesday, July 30, 2013 – Tuesday, July 30, 2013 | Venue: Commodore Ballroom | Time: 6:30 PM | AIDS Vancouver is turning 30 this year, and we want you to join the celebration. Wrapping up the iconic 30 30 Campaign in style, the legendary Commodore Ballroom is rolling out the red carpet and playing host for an evening of remembrance and celebration July 30th, 2013. Musical talent, live painting and dynanmic hosts will fill the stage as guests dine on canapés and small plates. The evening will feature the inaugural Red Ribbon Awards, honoring some of AIDS Vancouver’s remarkable champions, as well as the premiere of the final video of The 30 30 Campaign series. | INFO
BARD ON THE BEACH | July 2013 – SeptembeR, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) | Venue: Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival | INFO
Queer Arts Festival: TransgressionNow | July 24, 2013 – August 09, 2013 (Recurring daily) | Location: Roundhouse Community Centre 181 Roundhouse Mews (Pacific and Davie), Vancouver, BC | The Queer Arts Festival is Canada’s professional three-week multidisciplinary arts festival held in Vancouver, celebrating queer art and artists, featuring a curated visual arts exhibition, provocative new live performances and inspiring workshops. Don’t miss Canada’s first lesbian opera, When the Sun Comes Out, by Leslie Uyeda and Rachel Rose, commissioned and produced by the Queer Arts Festival; aboriginal indie music powerhouses Kinnie Starr and Cris Derksen; Liklik Pik, contemporary dance decadence by Montreal choreographer George Stamos; and TransgressionNow: QAF’s most compelling visual arts show ever, curated by Glenn Alteen and Paul Wong. | TICKETS
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Writer: Krista McKenna – Your SOCIAL in the CITY Correspondent
Social City Networking INC.: SOCIAL in the CITY 2013