Going out? Hottest events in Vancouver this weekend
Greek Tech Talk and The Mobile World (Miraj’s pick)
March 1 | 7 – 9 PM | Hellenic Community Center,4500 Arbutus St. | By donation
Want to become bit more smarter! (or nerdier :)? Come hear two global tech & communications gurus. two global technology and communications experts, Steve Vranakis, leader of Google’s Creative Lab would talk about how one of the world's oldest civilizations (Greece) is leading the charge into the digital future.
Then local communications expert Petros Kondos would have a presentation on how mobile communication is making impact on customers and social media.
All proceeds will be donated to the charity Kivotos tou Kosmou which feeds and shelters people in Athens who are in desperate need of funds.
The New Democratic Dance Party 2.0 (Evi’s Pick)
Mar 2 9PM I The Legion 2205 Commercial Dr I $15
What is New Democratic Dance Party you ask? The NDDP is a local organization that fuses dance-culture and gathers funds through admission that are pooled to form a community project grant. The grant is awarded on the evening of the party through a live voting system. The purpose of these events is to enable members of the community to pursue their dreams. To give us a cause for celebration and build community allowing our culture to be an example, to the rest of society. These are the 4 new finalists you’ll be supporting.
The event will be hosted by Crystal Precious and entertainment will be featuring The Tailor, Tor, Heidrogen, Ornament, Scarlet Harmonic, Samsara Prema, Ariel Amara, Mousai Entertainment. Good cause? Yes! Good Party? Yes? Good People? Of course!!! Need I say more? NO!
Inaugural Shine A Light Kidney Gala (Kelly’s Pick)
Mar 3 | 6:30 - 9:30 PM | Van Dusen Botanical Garden | $165
The Kidney Foundation of Canada (BC Branch) and the Canadian Society of Nephrology are hosting a fundraiser gala on March 3rd to kick off Kidney Health Month, with goals to raise much-needed funds to help support those suffering with the disease.