It's all about the music | BeeVancity top event picks for May 5-11
Grow: Exploring Sustainability in South East False Creek
Sat. May 7 | 1:30–3 p.m. | Creekside Community Centre | Free!
Join a guided a tour in urban agriculture exploring social and ecological sustainability in South East False Creek with educator Duane Elverum and Holly. Learn about sustainable design and community engagement to consider the urban design issues of our growing and changing cities, as well as the social and ecological issues raised by Vancouver’s “greenest” development. Holly will explore the question of how sustainability can be enacted not just built into our urban environments.
Expo 86 Quarter Century Lookback Party
Fri. May 6 | 7 p.m. | Science World | $15 - $20
Got Craft: Spring Edition
Sun. May 8 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Royal Canadian Legion | $3
Invitation to DIGINITY: Photography exhibition/auction + Social Venture
Thu. May 5 | 7-10 p.m. | Chapel Arts
Acumen is a great organization, a non-for-profit venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve global poverty. This event is a photo exhibit and silent auction to raise funds, highlighting some amazing local and international photographers. Click to purchase tickets.
Delhi 2 Dublin
Sat. May 7 | Doors 8 p.m. | Commodore | $25
D2D show are always amazing – a very cool combo of bhangra, beats and celtic music – perfect for dancing. And according to Tarun, this should be a special night: “It's going to be epic! Special guests, a whole bunch of new music, our two new fiddle players, and, erm, some very special costumes!”
Mabuhay Dance Party
Fri. May 7 | 7 p.m.-2 a.m. | J Lounge | $10 adv, $15 door
Come out and join us at the Filipino-Canadian LGBTQ's 1st Fundraising event! It's a night of live entertainment, door prizes and dancing. Everyone is welcome!! --> Thx Mable E for this one!
Charlie Demers headlines The Comedy Mix
May 5-7 | Comedy Mix | $12-18
Learn how to Bee Keep!
Sat. May 7 | 1 p.m. | TBA | by donation
May 15 | Noon | FREE
Modesty, Ambition, and Imagination: International Development in the Knowledge Age
May 10 | 7 p.m. | FREE
“Food Security – it’s in your hands.” Film screening
May 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Vancouver Public Library, Alice Mackay Theatre | FREE
Climate Capitalism Launch with Mayor Gregor Robertson
May 16 |5:30 p.m. | Discovery Parks
EPIC Sustainability Living Expo
May 13-15 | Convention Centre | Free - $12 (Save $3 if buy online)
Projecting Change Film Festival
May 26 – 29 | SFU Woodwards | $10-$12 films / $75 gala
Love Vancouver Love Your Planet
June 5 | 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Olympic Village | Free