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 JUNE 2015 edition of Social City’s “SOCIAL in the CITY Social Calendar“.
Social City Networking INC. – For all things SOCIAL in your CITY!
Vancouver Farmers’ Markets // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | Ongoing June 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 June 1st – Oct 29th | Trout Lake Market: Every Saturday June 1st – Oct 24th | Kits Market: Every Sunday June 1st – Oct 25th | West End Market: Every Saturday June 1st – Oct 24th | www.eatlocal.org
Richmond Night Market | Ongoing June 1st – Oct 12 | Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays | Over 250 Booths + Food + Live Entertainment + Carnival Rides + Ziplines | Cost: There is a $2.75 fee for regular admission (Subject to changes). FREE admission for children 10 & under and FREE admission for Seniors 60 & up. | www.richmondnightmarket.com
North Shore Green Markets | Ongoing Every Friday through June | 5-10pm | Hosted at Shipbuilders Square in North Vancouver | Over 50 vendors + 15 food trucks + live music + local breweries on tap | Cost: FREE | www.northshoregreenmarket.com
Bard on the Beach | Ongoing June 4 – September 16 | “The Comedy of Errors” + “King Lear” + “Love’s Labour’s Lost” + “Shakespeare’s Rebel” + Professional Shakespeare Festival + Plays + Live Theatre + Dramas + Lectures + Operas + Special Events + Vanier Park | Cost: Tickets range $30 – $43, or all plays for $145 | www.bardonthebeach.org
Hot Art Wet City Gallery | June 4th – 27th | 12-5pm | We’re All Pretty Bizarre, a gathering of art that pays homage to the films of John Hughes ( of The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Home Alone, Pretty in Pink, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Sixteen Candles). | Opening reception is Friday, June 5th from 7-11pm | www.hotartwetcity.com
FARMACIE X BACKPACK BUDDIES LONG TABLE DINNER | June 5th | 7pm | Southlands Heritage Farm | Farmacie is long table dining series designed to marry local and expertly prepared food with a cause. They’ve got a dinner lined up with food prepared by chefs Marika Richoz and Brian Skinner in support of Backpack Buddies, a local program that augments the free or reduced price food programs that inner city kids rely on. | Cost includes food and drink as well as an evening of gentle light, compelling conversation and a restorative surroundings | $125 | DETAILS
Levitation Vancouver | June 5th-7th | Various times, locations, and prices | Three-day music festival that goes down in multiple venues across the city this weekend. | Performances by Black Angels, Black Lips, Black Mountain, and Atlas Sound | The launch party is this Friday at the Rickshaw. | tickets
Surfrider Film Day at Vancity Theatre // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | June 7th | Presented by VIFF | Join us for a collaboration between Vancity Theatre and The Surfrider Foundation: Vancouver Chapter. In celebration of #WorldOceansWeek (June 1-8) we are proud to present 2 great films: Bag It (4:15pm) and The Endless Summer (6pm). | These screenings are presented in partnership with Surfrider Foundation Vancouver who will be in attendance at and between the screenings to discuss their summer initiatives and ways to get involved with their amazing programs such as: Rise Above Plastics, Protect Where You Play. Ban the Bead and Hold Onto Your Butts. Surfrider Film Day at Vancity Theatre
Wander to Dharma // Presented by Wanderlust & Dharma Yoga // #SOCIALintheCITY Approved Event! | June 13 | Dharma Yoga Vancouver | Yoga Party + Live Kirtan + Live DJs + Prizes + Snacks + Photo booth + lululemon + The Juice Truck + The General Public + The Eatery + The Original Kitsilano Cookie Company | A celebration of Bhakti, Yoga, Music & Community. Join Erin Price and the Wanderlust Wayfarers Adam Lawson, Maria Lawson, Jen Medak & Phyllis Chan for this exciting preparty event. | FREE | tickets [SOLD OUT]
Night at the Aquarium Annual Fundraising Gala | June 18 | Vancouver Aquarium + Gourmet food + BC Wines + Party + Fundraising + 100% proceeds going to the Aquarium’s education & conservation activities | Cost: $300 | www.vanaqua.org
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
Vancouver International Jazz Festival | Ongoing June 18 – July 1 | Best Jazz Festival in the World + 1800 Musicians + 400 Concerts + 40 Venues + Pink Martini + Chris Botti + Erykah Badu + Buddy Guy + many more | Cost: Various; many events are FREE | www.coastaljazz.ca
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
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
Food Cart Fest – Vancouver | Ongoing Every Sunday, June 28 – August 31, 12pm-5pm | Food Cart Fest Vancouver is a gathering of over 20 of the city’s top Food Carts presented by Vancity, Arrival and The Streetfood Vancouver Society. Join us every Sunday in the Summer at the Olympic Village for food, fun, and sun complemented by community markets, live music, DJs, craft food vendors, kids activities, ping pong, urban gardening, and more. Always free to Vancity and Car2go members, this year is also free with a non-perishable food donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. | City’s largest gathering of Street Food + Live Music + Markets + Deejays + Kids Activities + Artisan Food Vendors + Backyard Chicken Raising + Bee Keeping Tutorials + Soccer Matches + Ping Pong Matches | Cost: $2 Admission | www.foodcartfest.com
Greek Day 2014 | June 28 11am-9pm | Free Broadway Street Festival + Live Entertainment + Food + Shopping + Family Fun + Cultural Celebration + Kids Zone + Athenian Agora Market Place | Cost: FREE | www.greekday.com
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Social City Networking INC.: SOCIAL in the CITY 2015