Your SOCIAL CALENDAR for MAY 2015 // #SOCIALintheCITY – VANCOUVER //
Every month, Social City Networking INC. compiles a list of Vancouver’s must-attend events. We make it easy to ensure that you’re always experiencing all things SOCIAL that Vancouver has to offer. We’ve drawn from various sources to make this calendar your monthly go-to list for all things social. From cultural festivals, to exhibitions, markets, holidays & beyond – we’re proud to say we’ve finally done it: we’ve created the ULTIMATE social calendar. We’re pleased to release the MAY 2015 edition of Social City’s “SOCIAL in the CITY Social Calendar“.
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Spin Society #SSMayChallenge // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | 30 Day Spin Challenge | May 1st – 31st 2015 | Get your #sweatlife on at Spin Society in their high intensity + high energy spin challenge! | Join our #SOCIALintheCITY rep Sara Rose McKenna in the challenge, share your experience on instagram and twitter using the #SSMayChallenge x #SOCIALintheCITY | register
Vancouver Farmers’ Markets // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Ongoing May 1st 2015 – Oct 29th 2015 | Everything from organic & conventional produce, meat, cheese & seafood, preserves, baking & bread. | Local Vendors + Food + Markets + Festival Treats + Grocery + Local Farmers + Family Fun + FREE | Yaletown Market: Every Thursday May 7th – Oct 29th | Trout Lake Market: Every Saturday May 9th – Oct 24th | Kits Market: Every Sunday May 10th- Oct 25th | West End Market: Every Saturday May 30th – Oct 24th | www.eatlocal.org
The Cafe Class – Presented by The Social Yoga // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Every Thursday Morning | Series starts April 23rd 2015 – May 14th 2015 | 6:30am – 8:30am | Railtown Cafe | Join our Morning Wake up Crew. | Social Yoga knows what’s up – Mornings are rough. That’s why they’ve put together an unbeatable combo: Come move, connect, and dig deep before your body even realizes its awake, and follow it up with breakfast from Railtown Cafe and a big cup of Coffee to get you going. | Spaces are limited. Classes run four to a series and pre-registration in the series is required. | #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | register
The Juice Truck Class – Presented by The Social Yoga // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Every Monday Evening | Series Starts April 27th 2015 – May 25th 2015 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm | Hosted at The Juice Truck | Make Mondays your Best Days. | Social Yoga is bringing it back to The Juice Truck for their original series. No fancy add-ons, just good yoga with good people who you’ll probably want to grab a green juice with one day. Together, the group will move, connect, and dig deep to get juicy- all in a pineapple-scented room. | Spaces are limited. Classes run four to a series and pre-registration in the series is required. | oin our #SOCIALintheCITY rep Sara Rose McKenna in the series,, share your experience on instagram and twitter using the #thesocialyoga x #SOCIALintheCITY | register
Design Lab Launch Event at The Hudson’s Bay Co. | May 7th 2015 | Time: 6pm-8pm | Refresh your fashion feed with their NEW and EXCLUSIVE fashion and footwear collection. Featuring Jill Lansky of the august diaries, who will be on hand sharing her must-haves and styling tips + Enter for a chance to win a $500 Design Lab shopping spree. | Save 25% on a minimum $75 purchase of regular-priced Design Lab fashion and footwear (before taxes). | FREE | tickets
YOGA RAVE – presented by Friends for Life Society | May 14th, 2015 | Time: 6pm-10pm | #SOCIALintheCITY | Dancing, Glow Sticks… AND YOGA! | General Admission is $25 for and and VIP tickets are $50, which includes early access into the venue, a Meet and Greet and special gifts provided by local business supporters of Friends for Life Society | Yoga + Music + Charity + Community + Glowsticks + Party | tickets
Aprons for Gloves Fundraiser | May 15th, 2015 | 9:00pm to 2:00am | Fortune Sound Club | EL RIZZY + CAM HILTS + ASHLEY B present APRONS FOR GLOVES fundraiser | Help contribute beaucoup dollars to the amazing Aprons For Gloves Boxing Association that provides mentorship and training to at-risk women and youth. | Live boxing event on JULY 29th, and this could very well be your last chance to see all of them pretty. | EXPENSIVE RAFFLE PRIZES + EL RIZZY will be spinning THE BEST BOXING ENTRANCE MUSIC + CAM HILTS may TAKE HIS SHIRT OFF | All proceeds go directly to APRONS FOR GLOVES | tickets
Yuology – Yulounge Series for Entrepreneurs | Tuesday, May 19th 2015 | 8:30am to 11:00am | For passionate entrepreneurs who are full of ideas, desire, ambition and drive + collaborative network to support, empower and connect with other women in business + inspiring conversations on life topics + you will learn practical principles to apply to your life, and you will be supported by an empowering entrepreneurial community. | tickets
The Cookbook Club Series – Presented by The Social Yoga // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Every Tuesday Evening | Series Starts May 19th 2015 – June 16th 2015 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm | Hosted at Frontier Luxury | Make Tuesdays your Best Days. | Social Yoga We’re pretty sure your dinner guests are tired of eating your secret casserole. Add some skills to your kitchen toolkit with Social Yoga’s series in collaboration with one of Vancouver’s top rated Holistic Nutritionists Jennifer from My Edible Advice and her unique concept- The Cookbook Club. | Spaces are limited. Classes run four to a series and pre-registration in the series is required. | Price: $200- yoga, cookbook, dinner on the first evening,and a grocery voucher from SPUD included. | Share your experience on instagram and twitter using the #thesocialyoga x #SOCIALintheCITY | register
The Taste of Leban(omm) Series – Presented by The Social Yoga // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Every Wednesday Evening | Series Starts May 20th 2015 – June 10th 2015 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm | Hosted at Frontier Luxury | Make Tuesdays your Best Days. | Nourish connections and dig deep with Social Yoga’s supper club series- A Taste of Leban(omm). | They’ve teamed up with long-table dinner experts Farmacie and the creator behind #thedallahmenu to bring you the yoga class of your dreams. | Intentional & lighthearted flow yoga class, beautiful and intimate beduoin-esque décor + a three course homemade Lebanese-inspired meal with wine- every week, for four weeks. Now that’s a hump day to look forward to. | Spaces are limited. Classes run four to a series and pre-registration in the series is required. | Price: $250- four weeks worth of yoga, three course meals and wine included | Share your experience on instagram and twitter using the #thesocialyoga x #SOCIALintheCITY | register
FLUME live at Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park | Presented by Blueprint Events & Live Nation BC | Saturday, May 21st 2015 | All Ages (w/ 19+ beer garden) | In 2012, a young beatmaker called Flume burst on to the scene and single-handedly changed the face of Australian dance music and its possibilities. | Check out his music here | tickets
Timbre Concerts Presents: Little Dragon with guest Andre Power of Soulection live at Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park | Saturday May 23rd, 2015 | All Ages Show | Doors 5:30pm, Show 6:30pm | From Sweden electronic pop band, on tour to support their latest release “Nabuma Rubberband”. | tickets
The Sunday Best Series – Presented by The Social Yoga // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Every Sunday Morning | Series Starts May 24th 2015 – July 21st 2015 | 9:30am-11:30am | Hosted at London Fields Shoppe | To market, to market we go. Eat your veggies and do your yoga. | The Social Yoga is taking it back to the basics for a new Sunday morning series. | No distractions, perks, or frills which means more time to connect, move, and dig deep. | London Fields Shoppe (the new boutique owned by the creators of Vancouver’s largest indie craft market- Got Craft?) in Strathcona for four Sundays.|Spaces are limited. Classes run four to a series and pre-registration in the series is required. | Price: $80- 2 hours of yoga each week | Share your experience on instagram and twitter using the #thesocialyoga x #SOCIALintheCITY | register
VIFF Presents “Iris” Documentary Screening + Thrift Pop-Up Shop // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | May 29th 2015 | Vancouver International Film Festival will be screening Iris the documentary that follows the infamous and ever glamorous Iris Apfel. | Fashion Documentary + Thrift Pop-Up Shop, curated by the team at My Sister’s Closet + Encouraging guests to bring donations between 5-10 pieces of new or gently used hard to part with items. For those that bring 5+ pieces they will receive a voucher for Vancity Theatre. | My Sister’s Closet, a social enterprise of Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS), is a community thrift boutique with women and men’s clothing and accessories. Proceeds from the boutique are invested in the violence prevention and intervention services and programs of BWSS. To learn more you can visit www.bwss.org or join us on Facebook or on Twitter/Instagram @MSC_BWSS. | www.viff.org
The Market Series – Presented by The Social Yoga // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Every Saturday | Series Starts May 30th 2015 – July 4th 2015 | 12:30pm-2:30pm | Hosted at River District Farmers Market | To market, to market we go. Eat your veggies and do your yoga. | The Social Yoga makes it easy with a one-stop shop at the River District Farmers Market, opening Saturday May 30th. | Located just a short bike path away at the edge of East Vancouver, the market is right by the water. | Intentional and lighthearted flow yoga class + Take home a market bag of fresh goodies from the newest farm in town- Shady Acres in Richmond. | Spaces are limited. Classes run four to a series and pre-registration in the series is required. | Price: $160- four weeks worth of yoga (8 hours), and four take-home market bags with farm fresh produce each week. | Share your experience on instagram and twitter using the #thesocialyoga x #SOCIALintheCITY | register
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Social City Networking INC.: SOCIAL in the CITY 2015