Weekend Events (Jan 11-13, 2013)


Friday, January 11, 2013

Lady Gaga concert!!!!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

10:00am - 2:00pm every Saturday (closed December 29) November 3, 2011 - April 27
30th and Ontario Street in the East Parking lot and Plaza of Nat Bailey Stadium
Fresh, local, organic foods & crafts. 60+ vendors, hot food, music! Rain or Shine! 

YMCA Open House
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Langara Family YMCA, 282 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver
Robert Lee YMCA, 955 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Tong Louie Family YMCA, 14988 57th Avenue, Surrey
Chilliwack Family YMCA, 45844 Hocking Avenue, Chilliwack
Check out the YMCA Open House on Saturday, January 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Enjoy free swimming, group fitness classes, tours, bouncy castle, sports, snacks and fun with family and friends! 

Party! with The Vancouver Observer
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Ceili's Irish Pub and Restaurant, 670 Smithe Street Vancouver
Extract: The Pipeline Wars, Vol. 1 Enbridge launch party.  This is not just about a pipeline. This is about democracy itself.  Get your momentum going at the first big bash of 2013.  Two days before the Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings begin in Vancouver, gear up for one of the most pivotal moments in Vancouver's recent history.  Sponsored by: LUSH, Hollyhock, SPUD.ca. $9.99 to purchase your ebook at door, or bring a printed copy of your pre-purchase--- and become automatically entered in an exciting Raffle with valuable prizes.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Gluten Free Expo - $12
10:00am - 5:00pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
The Gluten Free Expo is Canada’s premier gluten free event. Whether you’re looking for great tasting products, or Gluten Free education, the Expo is the place to be! In addition to featuring over 100 vendors both sampling and selling their products, there will also be a public stage with sessions pertaining to gluten free living throughout the day for your enjoyment. Free re-usable shopping gift bag for the first 2000 attendees.

Shop Local
11:00am - 4:00pm
Artech Gallery, 336 East 1st Ave, Vancouver
On the second Sunday of each month (Sunday January 13th, Sunday February 10th, etc) from 11am-4pm: Artech Gallery hosts a market showcasing local BC artists, designers, musicians & small business owners - ADMISSION IS FREE!!! Come and browse, shop, meet the locals. Think of it as Culture Crawl meets Farmers Market meets Craft Fair. 

Vancouver Comicon - $4
11am to 5pm
Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street
Admission: $4.00 Kids under 14: Free 
Special Guests:  Shaun Knowler (The Reign of Starscream, Transformers Spotlight: Jazz)  Donald King MJ Hur Seol-Ah Park and others!  Dealer Tables: $40/centre; $50/wall  Hourly door prizes! Comics for Classrooms: Donate a new or gently-used school-appropriate graphic novel for free admission to this show. Books collected will be donated to Vancouver schools.

Sustainable Urban Gardening
11:30am – 1pm  
Homesteader's Emporium, 649 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
New bi-monthly permaculture series on food gardening for the urban dweller. Start your Spring planning with us, learn how to apply permaculture principles to your garden. Discuss how to navigate a seed catalog, what to order and when to start your seeds. Come get tips on mapping and planning your garden as well as amending your soil.  Presenter and facilitator Kelsey Wood is a mother of two, urban gardener, chicken keeper, and Homesteader’s Emporium staff member.  $5 suggested donation, registration not required.

No Pants Skytrain Ride Vancouver
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet at 1pm sharp at Broadway Skytrain station, ground level by the escalators on the South side of Broadway (opposite Shoppers).
"The No Pants Subway Ride" is an annual global event started by Improv Everywhere in New York in 2002. http://improveverywhere.com/. REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION: 1) Willing to take pants off on the Skytrain 2) Able to keep a straight face about it.

6th annual Russian Chistmas in Vancouver - $8
1:00pm - 7:00pm
Russian Community Centre of Vancouver, 2114 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
The largest Russian Christmas celebration in British Columbia where you will get a chance to taste the best of Russian: culture, gourmet cuisine, real Russian vodka, while the kids will be entertained by the Russian traditional Christmas characters all day.  This is truly unique all-family fun experience featuring a full-day of various entertainment for every taste. Admission $8,  $4 – seniors/students,  $2 – kids under 6 year old

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