Suggestions for a great weekend: Jollification protests, folk gypsy collaborations, speaking out for public healthcare, getting ready for the G8 Summit
Ajay's picks for the weekend:
Fri May 14
Public Health Care: How Can We Sustain It?
A Free Public Forum @ Firefighters Conference Centre, Burnaby 7-9pm - Amazing speakers including US physician Dr. Paul Hochfeld who will speak about the costliest and most inequitable health care system in the world and the need for meaningful health care reform.
Folk Gypsy Collaborations
@ Wired Monk 830-11pm - Featuring Guitar, Piano, Clarinet, Melodica, Ukulele, and Suitcases filled with chocolate. There will be a big elephant in the room and they're gonna make it dance!
Sat May 15
We Ate the G8 University Summit People’s Summit
@ Harbour Centre 10-2pm - A teach-in forum with workshop sessions and critical discussion of the G8 summit from a social justice perspective.
Soul of Dance
@ Norman Rothstein Theatre 7-9pm - Stories of Shiva through Bharata Natyam (Indian Classical Dance). Partial proceeds go to the Downtown East Side Women's Centre.
Sun May 16
Jollification Improv Anywhere
Event @ Burrard Skytrain Station 3-5pm
@ Salt Spring Coffee on Main 11-2pm - Buy a coffee and the full sale goes to green the store!
For MORE fun and exciting events around Vancity check out East of Main