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 AUGUST 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 | Ongoing through August | 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 | Trout Lake Market: Every Saturday | Kits Market: Every Sunday | West End Market: Every Saturday | www.eatlocal.org
Richmond Night Market | Ongoing through Aug | 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 Aug | 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
Annual lululemon Sunset Yoga Event | Aug 7 | KitsFest | 8:30-9:45pm | Kitsilano Beach | From 8:30 to 9:45 p.m.| FREE | expect an estimated crowd of 1,000 practicing yogis as the sun sets behind the mountains at Kits Beach. Attendees are asked to show up at 7:30 p.m. to reserve their spots in the sand, as it will be crowded. Sunset Yoga will be B.Y.O.M. (Bring Your Own Mat) and will be hosted by lululemon yoga ambassador Jazz Braden. Lululemon will be joining hands with the David Suzuki Foundation to provide an opportunity to put forward donations for initiatives dedicated to protecting British Columbia’s coasts.
JVFitness Mondays: Night Flights | Monday Evenings | 7:00-8:00pm | What to Expect: High Intensity strength training including body weight movements and plyometric training that is geared towards strengthening your running. Whether you are training for your next race or just want to be a stronger runner this class is for you. | Location: Kitsilano Pool. Meet above the pool next to the amphitheater | Cost: $10 drop in | Payment options: Cash, Credit Card, Email Transfer, or Lululemon sign in sheet (Applies for Lululemon Employees) | Contact information: 778-877-1075 or firstname.lastname@example.org | JVFitness
ROOFTOP Yoga Series Presented by The Social Yoga | Rooftop Series | Wednesday evenings | 7-9PM | Locations TBA | Come rise above. Check out the view from up top as The Social Yoga salutes the sunset from the rooftops of Vancouver every Wednesday night. Each week will be a different location- emailed to you the night before. While this series is full, you can follow along and be the first to know about future rad series at @thesocialyoga on instagram (or facebook/ twitter if your’e so inclined).
MARKET Yoga Series Presented by The Social Yoga | Farmers Market- Trout lake | Saturday Mornings | John Hendry Park | 10AM-12PM | With a pared down schedule, this is your only opportunity to experience Social Yoga classes for the rest of this summer- and it’s not a bad way to go about doing it! Once again, The Social Yoga has paired up with Vancouver Farmers’ Markets to bring you the perfect combination for a healthy start to your weekend. Join in on an outdoor flow yoga class and be gifted a take home bag of produce each week. Pre-registration essential as bags are prepped ahead of time. | register
Annual SEAWHEEZE 1/2 Marathon | Aug 15 | 7 am | Vancouver | Some might call SeaWheeze 2015 a Half Marathon. We prefer to think of it as yoga.run.party distilled though the wild imaginations of curiosity-drunk rebel scientists and lawless free-thinkers . Look out, SeaWheezers—in 2015 we’re throwing open the trench coats of our minds to unleash one incredible summer weekend. You’ll throw down your best yoga moves, leap over your run goals and dance your ya-yas out at an epic outdoor party surrounded by towering pines and, oh yeah, the Pacific Ocean. | About
JVFitness Thursdays: The Burban Class (Bourbon not included) | Thursday Evenings | 6:15-7:15pm | What to Expect: High Intensity metabolic conditioning geared towards beginners and intermediate fitness levels. Body weight movements, agility training, and speed training are incorporated in this class. | Location: Town Center Park at Percy Perry Stadium under the Awning. | Cost: $12 per class (Only 2 spots left for the next 3 weeks) | Payment options: Cash, Credit Card, Email Transfer, or Lululemon sign in sheet (Applies for Lululemon Employees) | Contact information: 778-877-1075 or email@example.com | JVFitness
JVFitness Saturdays: The cirCUT Class at Eastwood Cycle| Saturday Mornings (July 11th No class) | 8-9pm | What to Expect: A 20 minute spin with sprints, hill sprints, and out of saddle sprints following a High Intensity Interval Training style followed by 40 minutes of circuit training off the bike that incorporates body weight movements, functional equipment, and partner work | Reserve Your Bike
Bard on the Beach | Ongoing through Aug | “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
evo Summer Cinema Series | Tuesdays from July 7 | Location: Second Beach at Stanley Park | Watch classic movies outdoors with family & friends | Check ut movie schedule here: | http://www.freshaircinema.ca/summercinema/
Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place | Thursdays from July 9 | Watch a movie under the stars at dusk. | Cost: FREE | info
Food Cart Fest – Vancouver | Ongoing Every Sunday | 12pm-5pm | Location: Olympic Village | Over 20 of the city’s top Food Carts | food + fun + sun complemented by community markets + live music + DJs + craft food vendors + kids activities + ping pong + urban gardening | FREE to Vancity and Car2go members, this year is also free with a non-perishable food donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society | Cost: $2 Admission | www.foodcartfest.com
The Cheapest Yoga Retreat Ever 2.0 presented by The Social Yoga | August 22-23 | Full day | Last month, The Social Yoga launched a first of its kind yoga retreat- namely, The Cheapest Yoga Retreat Ever. Pairing west coast camp vibes with yoga & meditation, the weekend was a huge success- which is why they’re doing it again. This time, instead of hiking in to a backcountry campsite, The Cheapest Yoga Retreat 2.0 will bring participants via kayak to a secret spot for an overnighter of beach yoga, sunset meditation, and beers around the campfire (because, forest safety). Spots are even more limited than last time so be sure to sign up soon. | $180- all inclusive. | register
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Social City Networking INC.: SOCIAL in the CITY 2015