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It's the time of year to be inside with good people, good nibbles, and good music. Come get cozy with the sweet tunes of Anna B in a lovely heritage massage studio. The massage table becomes a buffet and we fill the space up with good relaxation vibes, and a dash of magic, for the New Year.
Refreshments will be provided - just bring yourself and a donation for the very awesome Vancouver Women's Health Collective. Donations of clean socks, underwear, winter clothing, or cash donations in any amount are all appreciated! Donations by cash or cheque will receive an official tax receipt.

Uberdrop: Blue Drop Demo (Ajay’s Pick)
Jan 18 1130am | Sheraton Wall Centre | Free

Inspired by umbrella demonstrations in recent news, blue droppers in Vancouver are going to turn 200 umbrella-sized drops, which we'll hold over our heads, into one, gigantic ÜBERDROP!
This drop will be photographed outside the Enbridge hearings on Friday the 18th at Noon.
We need 200 + folks to pull off this awesome demo. Come join us over your lunch hour!!

Saturday Morning Run (Kelly’s Pick)
Jan 19 | 7:30 AM | Vancouver | Free

Need a new running partner? Find one or many with this group of wonderful folks. Exercise is more fun when with people, so if you don’t have friends to do it with, here’s your chance to find some. Route goes from Kits, around False Creek and ends at BC Place. Not long enough? Run from you house and back.

Intercultural Community Arts Dialogue (Kelly’s Pick)
Jan 19 | 1-4PM | UBC Learning Exchange | Free

The Community Arts Council of Vancouver invites you to come and join the conversation about Community Arts in Vancouver. The theme is building intercultural dialogue through the arts and guests and presenters will have the opportunity to talk, meet, and even make art together! The panel will be moderated by Francis Heng and our very own BEE, Evi Vassious.
Presenters include:

  • Susan Ma, Education Director, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • Hanna Cho, Curator of Engagement and Dialogue, Museum of Vancouver
  • Christian Sida-Valenzuela, Festival Director, Vancouver Latin American Film Festival


January Eco-Arts Salon (Kelly’s Pick)
Jan 23 | 7-9PM | Roundhouse Community Centre  | Free

Community + Arts + Environment. There will be a panel on how environmental organizations get their message out through art including representatives from the Stanley Park Ecology Society, the UBC Students Environment Club and the Vancouver Maritime Museum.
This is a recurring event that happens every 4th Wednesday of the month, so if you can’t make this week’s event, check in next month!


Street Food City II
Jan 23-27 | 11AM - 3PM | Vancouver Art Gallery | Free Entry

Pecha Kucha New West
Jan 24 | 7:30 PM | Food Hall - River Market | $5

RainCity Chronicles: The Great Escape
Jan 25 | 7-10:30PM | Orpheum Annex | $12.50

Vancouver I Love You But
Jan 25  | 7PM | Museum of Vancouver | $12/$15

January 26 | 8 PM | Astorino's Ballroom, 1739 Venables | $15/$20

Winter Cask Festival
January 26 | 8 PM | Central City Brewers & Distillers, Surrey | $30

Firefox OS App Day - Vancouver
Jan 26 | 8:30 AM - 6 PM | Mozilla den, 128 West Hastings | Free

SnowBall Classic DanceSport Competition
Jan 26-27 | Daytime + Evening | Sheraton Wall Centre | Varies by show

Unreasolution Workshop by Institute B
Jan 31 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM | 120 Columbia Street | Free

Year of the Snake Expo
Jan 31-Feb 3 | Varies | BC Place | Free - $12.50

Plaza Latina - A GreenTech Expo
Feb 7 | SFU Downtown

Poutine Festival
March 9 | Heritage Hall | $10-$20

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