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Special Events

Vancouver Fan Expo

Fan Expo Vancouver is a playground for people of all ages who are interested in any, or all, of the 5 genres the expo has to offer.  From exclusive, celebrity Q&A’s on the main stage to cosplay battles on the Cosplay Red Carpet, to indoor snowball fights in The Family
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Vancouver’s Chinatown Storytelling Centre Opens New Special Exhibit: Raised in Chinatown

The Chinatown Storytelling Centre is excited to introduce a new special exhibit, Raised in Chinatown. Produced in partnership with students from the Langara College Design Formation department, Raised in Chinatown is a special lobby exhibit at the Chinatown Storytelling Centre exploring Chinese Canadian youth culture in Vancouver from the 1910s
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A Celebration of Robbie Burns Concert

Place des Arts is hosting their annual celebration of Scotland’s National Bard, Robbie Burns! Fiddler Rosie Carver with Celtic band Blackthorn and a special guest piper feature the musical traditions of Scotland with a special focus on Burns’ songs and poems. A Celebration of Robbie Burns Concert When: January 14,
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Baby and Tot Swap Meet

Join other parents in swapping & shopping for much needed items for the children in your life. Sign up to bring your own items to sell, or purchase a ticket to shop sustainably and affordable for some new clothing and items. Baby and Tot Swap Meet When: February 4, 2023
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Vitaly – Art of Wonder

Art of Wonder is about capturing a perfect moment of wonder and immortalizing it forever through art. Witness paintings and sculptures coming to life in this one-of-a- kind, interactive show. Art of Wonder When: February 20, 2023 Time: 3:00pm Where: The ACT Arts Centre Address: 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge
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PEBCelebratesLive Art Show and Sale Festival
PEBCelebratesLive Art Show and Sale Festival

Project EveryBODY- PEBCelebratesLive is the premier event in Vancouver to recognize and celebrate the United Nations Designated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The event will feature an Art Show and Sale during the day and evening entertainment including short films, stand-up comedy, and live musical performances created and performed
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Pages and Pajamas: A Cozy Night of Storytelling

If having authors and illustrators of some of your favourite bedtime stories read to you, then this is the perfect FREE event!  Put on your pajamas and mosey over to Christianne’s Lyceum for an evening of bedtime stories read by authors and illustrators. Tasty treats will be included, and there
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National Truth and Reconciliation Day
Be the Change You Want to See

Join First Nations Artist and Facilitator, Christine Mackenzie, for a free, community event on National Truth and Reconciliation Day. During this workshop, you’ll learn from Christine in an uplifting environment and help colour in parts of a butterfly’s life cycle. The butterfly represents change and growth, which reflects the journey
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Truth and Reconciliation
Pipe Ceremony at Westminster Pier Park

This free, family event is hosted by Spirit of the Children Society to honour the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and their communities. There will be a welcoming, a pipe ceremony, a children’s giveaway and snacks. Pipe Ceremony at Westminster Pier Park When: September 30, 2022
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Hope Brigade Days

Plan a day trip or a weekend away to celebrate the annual Hope Brigade Days! What started as a community event in 1968 to celebrate the end of tourist season has become a popular annual tradition that sees people returning from all over for the celebration. Some highlights of the
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