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 SEPTEMBER 2015 edition of Social City’s “SOCIAL in the CITY Social Calendar“.
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Vancouver Farmers’ Markets | Ongoing through September | 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 September | 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 until September 25 | 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
13th Annual Vancouver Latin American Film Festival | September 3-13 | Multiple Venues | Showcasing 67 films, from 16 countries, including 34 feature-length films, exhibited in three venues across downtown Vancouver. This year’s guest country is Mexico and VLAFF has curated a great lineup of films that is representative of the country’s new Renaissance of film-making.| Official film selection: http://vlaff.org/archive/films/2015 | #VLAFF2015 | http://www.vlaff.org
The Book Club Series | Presented by SOCIAL CITY FAM MEMBER: The Social Yoga | Wednesday Nights – Sept 2-23 | 7-9pm | Hosted at Up Top Loft (in Kitsilano) | Always wanted to read more but never found the time? Commit to a reading (and yoga!) practice with this series in collaboration with Lululemon West 4th. | Every session starts with a flow yoga class to get you in the mood. After savasana, grab a drink (included) and get ready to discuss The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown. | Price includes snacks and the book.| register
[SERIES IS SOLD OUT BUT BE SURE TO FOLLOW ALONG AT @THESOCIALYOGA FOR THE NEXT BOOK CLUB.]
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 | Contact information: 778-877-1075 or email@example.com | JVFitness
**The date and time of Night Flights will be changing in September so please stay tuned to JVFitness’s Facebook page for all updated information on the class**
The Summer Send Off Series | Presented by SOCIAL CITY FAM MEMBER: The Social Yoga | Monday Nights – Sept 2-23 | 7-9pm | Hosted at Shaper Studios Vancouver | Summer isn’t over yet. Make Mondays better and keep summer alive at our series in Vancouver’s one and only surfboard shaping studio. The guys at the studio have Postmark beers on tap so there will definitely be no shortage of refreshments before, during, and after yoga.| register
[SERIES IS SOLD OUT BUT BE SURE TO FOLLOW ALONG TO SEE WHAT’S COMING UP NEXT MONTH]
ONE NIGHT FRUIT STAND | Presented by SOCIAL CITY FAM MEMBER: The Social Yoga | Saturday September 12 | 7:30PM- Late | super secret location- TBA | The Social Yoga has teamed up with Here There Studio and lululemon to host a secret party like no other. A little bit of unconventional yoga and a whole lot of unexpected party- the theme is exploding fruit basket and these guys are sure to bring it. Details are currently under wraps but $12.99 gets you in, the biggest Social Yoga class to date, and a free specialty fruit punch drink (19+) on the house. Buy your ticket soon as spots are limited. Secret location will be revealed closer to the date. | Get #SOCIALintheCITY with us and Social Yoga! | Grab a ticket
Helping Hands: A Lovely Little Evening in Support of the DEWC | September 5th | Hosted at The Remington Gallery (105 E. Hastings) | 8pm | and will include an art show, DJs, a silent auction, and drinks. | All proceeds will go to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre located on the corner of Cordova and Columbia. The DEWC works on providing a safe place with basic necessities for women, children, and seniors struggling with homelessness and poverty. The idea is to help the neighboring community which I hope will create a positive impact we can see and feel each day. | www.dewc.ca
The Morning After Series | Presented by SOCIAL CITY FAM MEMBER: The Social Yoga | Sunday Mornings – September 13 – October 4th | 9:30-11:30 am | Hostest at Krokodile Pear Yaletown | Detox from Saturday night with the perfect one stop shop of green juice and yoga. The Social Yoga will have you stretched, soothed, and ready to go before brunch. | register
The Getaway | Presented by SOCIAL CITY FAM MEMBER: The Social Yoga | Friday September 18- Sunday September 20 | There are still a few spots left up for grabs for the inaugural Social Yoga Getaway. This is not your everyday yoga retreat for the not so everyday person. The team at Social Yoga have partnered with local talent: Woodlot, Fox and Flourish, Flour Water Salt, Museum Eats, and holistic nutritionist Jennifer Northrup to create a power-packed weekend of workshops. Go on a hike to forage for mushrooms, bake your own bread, and eat it all in one meal. Other things to look forward to include learning how to dot your I’s and cross your T’s, some aromatherapy/ self care lessons from Woodlot, and plenty of yoga to go around. | Get #SOCIALintheCITY with us and Social Yoga! | Details & Register here: http://www.thesocialyoga.com/shop/the-getaway
JVFitness Saturdays: The cirCUT Class at Eastwood Cycle | Saturday Mornings | 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 September | “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
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Social City Networking INC.: SOCIAL in the CITY 2015