It's official: the winter hibernation is over...at least in Vancouver! There are loads of events happening that will put spring in your step, from eco-films and pillow fights to art, design and music. Go solo or grab a couple friends to check out some culturally diverse, community building and engaging events.
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Bee Vancity TOP 3 FAVE events:
1. Design Nerd Jam 5.3 - Pedal Powered Railway Parade
April 1 | 7:00-10:00 PM | Recollective 5 West Pender Buzz 109 | Free
OK, how cool is this? Put on your conductor caps and come ready to roll!
The Design Nerd Jam on Friday will be hosted by the Gramorail Crew. Come out to help plan the long-anticipated Pedal Powered Railway Parade! The Gramorail will take its maiden voyage down the Arbutus Corridor, and we need you to help make the Parade awesome. Learn more about Gramorail's vision and history: www.gramorail.org.
2. Don't be in location until the exact minute. (set your watches)
3. Hide your pillows.
Mar 31 | 5 PM | Beaumont Studios | $10
The Living Expo is an evening of documentary films, guest speakers and local products and services. It features a showcase of three 20-minute films from The Story of Stuff series. A panel of local experts will offer Vancouver based solutions and answer questions about creating a more sustainable lifestyle. As well there are tables featuring local vendors with products and information that offer sustainable solutions to the problems highlighted by the films.
ART Big Clever Gorgeous
April 1 | 6:00-9:00 PM | Emily Carr University of Art & Design | Free!
This event never fails to impress and amaze. The creativity of a crop of young design students is unbelievable! April 1 is the opening for a group exhibition showcasing new visual art, design and media work from the intelligentsia of the First Year MAA candidates at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. The show runs until April 8th
Girls Rock Camp Vancouver Fundraiser
April 7 | 6 PM | Wise Hall | $10
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A gathering and celebration to explore the critical role of arts, culture, and creativity in community empowerment and movement building.