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Diary of Events and Happenings in Vancouver, BC.


Toy Story 4 Play Day

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang ARE BACK for the 4th installment of Toy Story! The gang embark on a journey that takes them on an adventure where they meet a new toy named Forky! At Toys”R”Us kids can make new friends and embark on their own Toy Story 4 adventure with featured activities like a Duke Caboom make and take and trying out new TS4 inspired toys & games! Fun Toy Story 4 activities include: • Build and take home a Duke Caboom 3D model • Race to the finish line with Duke Caboom Stunt Racer challenge • Make the jump with Hot Wheels, help the Buzz Lightyear Character Car free Ducky and Bunny and save the day • Keep a steady hand and a cool head while you compete in a friendly, action-packed Kerplunk™ gameplay with a Toy Story 4 theme... and more! Limit one make and take per child. While they last. Recommended for ages 3 and up.. Samiha Fariha.

Simply Smashing: An UnGala in support of G Day

Simply Smashing: An UnGala in support of G Day - What would you like to smash? Glass ceilings, self-doubt, gender stereotypes, or perhaps just some dishes? Whatever tickles your smash-fantasy, we hope that you'll bring it to Simply Smashing, an UnGala in support of G Day, on Saturday June 1st at The Pace in Vancouver! Our goal is to launch an online leadership program in 2020 that will enable us to scale beyond the 5 Canadian cities where G Day has taken place 10 times and welcomed over 2,000 people. Let's raise money for a fantastic cause AND smash stuff: what could be better? Saturday, June 1, 5-9pm 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The Pace: 520 Alexander Street Vancouver BC V6A 1C7 http://gday.world/simplysmashing2019. United Girls of the World Society.520 Alexander Street

Barbie's 60th Anniversary Event

Barbie's 60th Anniversary Event - Toys“R”Us Canada Langley store will be hosting Louise Green, the founder of Big Fit Girl to celebrate Barbie’s milestone anniversary on Saturday, March 9 in West Vancouver. Louise’s goal is to show women how to step off the sidelines and embrace their bodies and athleticism at any size. She knows that how we look from the outside has little to do with our worth and success. Instead of focusing on outward appearances, she wants people to focus on what matters and realize that they can do anything! Dates: Saturday, March 9, 2019 Hours: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Toys"R"Us Langley (19705 Fraser Highway) Activities: Participate in a kid's fitness circuit, demo the Barbie 'Made to Move' dolls and decorate a cookie treat Admission: Free . .19705 Fraser Highway

Leap and the Loom Will Appear

Leap and the Loom Will Appear - LEAP AND THE LOOM WILL APPEAR is an exhibition by world-renowned, senior Canadian fibre artist Sola Fiedler, known for her tapestry tributes to cities that have hosted Olympic Games. Her work captures the architectural and spiritual elements of each city, at that moment in time. For the first time, Fiedler’s Las Vegas and Salt Lake City tapestries will be exhibited together, alongside the Vancouver tapestry, generously loaned for this exhibit by the Canuck Place. The iconic Canada 150 flag and the new Granville Island tapestry will also be presented with a retrospective of Sola's earlier vintage works, totalling 17 pieces. Thursday, September 20 - Tuesday, October 2, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception Thursday, September 20, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 1359 Cartwright Street, Granville Island Vancouver BC V6H 3R7 http://solafiedler.com. .1359 Cartwright Street

RecycleFest 2018

RecycleFest 2018 - Visit Trout Lake for a day of family fun with live music, free food, games, prizes, recycling, and more! A toonie BBQ lunch will be offered to support the Trout Lake Youth Group. Vegetarian and Vegan options available! Bring your broken or unwanted small appliances and power tools for recycling at Trout Lake and enjoy some of the day's activities, such as: BBQ Live Music from local artists Bouncy Castles Caricaturist Photo booth Popcorn Cotton candy Local vendors Arts & crafts Games and Prizes ...and much more! . ElectroRecycle. downtown

Women’s Voices in the Americas

Women’s Voices in the Americas - Women’s Voices in the Americas is a filmmakers’ panel that provides a different, intercultural perspective of the Americas told using women’s voices. This event uses works created by women as a starting point for dialogue and incorporates unique historical views showcasing cultures throughout the Americas from the point of view of women. Speakers include Ana Cruz Navarro (Mexico), Jill Sharpe (Canada), and Marilyn Norry (Canada). Wednesday, July 4 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 3B7 $10 http://www.carnavaldelsol.ca/women-americas. Latincouver. 800 Robson Street

Flamenco, Tango, and Wine

Flamenco, Tango, and Wine - Thursday, July 5 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3R8 $30 in advance, $35 at the door http://carnavaldelsol.ca The sights, sounds, and sips of Latin America come to Vancouver for one night only with Flamenco, Tango, and Wine in One Night, a celebration of Argentinian wine and award-winning entertainment presented by Latincouver. Join Argentina’s The Gabriel Palatchi Band and dancers from Vancouver’s Flamenco Rosario and Argentine Tango Lab for an authentic taste of flamenco and tango in an intimate setting, while indulging in a flight of Argentinian wines curated by an on-site sommelier. . Latincouver. 1218 Cartwright Street

Latin American Film Night

Latin American Film Night with VIFF - Tuesday, July 3 5:30 - 9:40 p.m. Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3M7 $13 each movie or $20 for double bill. Adults 19+ only http://carnavaldelsol.ca Latincouver, in partnership with the Vancouver International Film Festival, is proud to present Latin American Film Night, a celebration of the Latin American film industry. Join us to see two films that represent our diverse culture and heritage. Enjoy the Duo Mara Coelho, who will play an acoustic set of the most authentic rhythms from Brazil such as Samba, Chorus, and Bossanova, an amazing preview with music. Adults 19+ only. . Latincouver. 1181 Seymour Street

Carnaval del Sol 2018

10th annual Carnaval del Sol - Saturday, July 7 - Sunday, July 8 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Concord Pacific, 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2R6 $2 donation for adults Super Pass $10 for adults Free for children under 12 and seniors http://carnavaldelsol.ca The 10th annual Carnaval del Sol is the biggest Latin Festival in the Pacific Northwest. It consists of two days of live music, art, dance, sports, and poetry in celebration of Latin American culture. Carnaval del Sol is the finale to the week-long Latin American Week. Over 100,000 attendees are expected to attend and enjoy over 450 local and international performances, food vendors, arts and crafts displays, dance and culinary lessons, and a Latin American-inspired fashion show. . Latincouver. 88 Pacific Boulevard