Vancouver Weekend Events (Apr 24 - 26, 2015)

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Friday, April 24, 2015

CANstruction Vancouver
April 24th - May 8th
Four Seasons Hotel, The Pendulum Art Gallery and the Rotunda at Pacific Centre
Canstruction Vancouver is an annual design and build competitions that takes place in over 160 cities world wide. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and schools get together to CANstruct fantastic, giant sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. This year's theme is FACT OR FICTION.

City Bird Showdown: Feathers Will Fly
Friday, 12pm - 1pm
Vancouver City Hall 453 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4
A City Bird debate event between our city bird candidates. Biologists representing their candidate will argue why their candidate deserves to be Vancouver’s City Bird for this year. Some fun and some fact, this event will help you to get to know your future City Bird.

Kerrisdale Carnival Days
Friday, Saturday, 12pm - 4pm
Sunday, 10pm parade
Community parage at 10am on Apr 25th along West 41st between Maple and Larch Streets. Free events for the entire family, music, clowns, face painting, rides and amazing sidewalk sales.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

CANstruction Vancouver
April 24th - May 8th
Four Seasons Hotel, The Pendulum Art Gallery and the Rotunda at Pacific Centre
Canstruction Vancouver is an annual design and build competitions that takes place in over 160 cities world wide. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and schools get together to CANstruct fantastic, giant sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. This year's theme is FACT OR FICTION.

Ocean Open House
Saturday, 10am
1415 Johnston Street, V6H 3R9
Have you ever wanted to honk one of those horns from the inside of a concrete truck? Or how about climb up into the cab of North America’s largest concrete mixer truck? The Ocean Construction Supplies Open House is your opportunity to fulfill these desires! On Saturday, April 25, Ocean will be opening its doors to the public for their 17th Annual Open House. There will be interactive displays, prizes, and tours. Learn about the many uses of concrete, see the history of the Granville Island location with vintage trucks and photographs, and find out why Ocean is the industry leader in environmental accomplishments. Rain or shine, it promises to be a blast!

OWL Spring Open House
Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 3pm
O.W.L. Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society 3800 72nd Street, Delta, BC V4K 3N2
April 25 & 26 OWL is having the Semi annual Spring Open House which is one of our major fundraisers to help continue the work we do. Up to %70 of our facility not normally seen will be open to see the rehabilitation process. We will have many other local community environmental groups and interactive presentations. A truly great family event, and wonderful photography opportunities.

East Side Flea - $2
Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Wise Hall, 1882 Adanac St. (@Victoria)
Just under 40 local vendors selected for goods we ourselves would want to buy or see at the market, whether vintage, new, used, or handmade! * cool vintage clothing & collectables * household goods * vinyl records * rarities & memorabilia * posters, paper goods & art * small furniture * handcrafted & vintage jewelry * succulents & plants * natural locally-made body care * quality handmade items * local small businesses * your friends & neighbours selling! *

Party for the Planet
Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm 
The Plaza at City Hall, 13450 104th Avenue, Surrey, B.C., V3T 1V8
Join the largest Earth Day celebration in BC on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Party for the Planet is a top-quality FREE, family-friendly event produced by the City of Surrey. Celebrate the environment and learn all the ways you can create a sustainable future. Live music, entertainment, tree sale, booths and exhibits.

Earth Day Celebration at Everett Crowley Park
Saturday, 11am - 3pm
Everett Crowley Park, Entrance off Kerr Rd. near E. 64th Ave. (3 blocks south of Champlain Mall) Help plant 1,000 native trees. Live entertainment, Family fun, environmental education and helping with the long-term reforestation of Vancouver's 5th largest Park.

Keep Vancouver Spectacular 20th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, 12pm - 2pm
Vancouver Art Gallery, north plaza, 750 Hornby Street Vancouver
Join hundreds of KVS volunteers in a family fun-filled 20th anniversary party at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Kerrisdale Carnival Days
Friday, Saturday, 12pm - 4pm
Sunday, 10pm parade
Community parage at 10am on Apr 25th along West 41st between Maple and Larch Streets. Free events for the entire family, music, clowns, face painting, rides and amazing sidewalk sales.

Got Craft? Pop-Up at West Elm
Saturday, 12pm - 5pm
West Elm Market (2915 Granville Street, Vancouver)
West Elm (2947 Granville Street, Vancouver)

Got Craft? will be popping back up at West Elm and West Elm Marke featuring five Got Craft? spring vendors: LanaBetty Designs, East Van Light, Foe and Dear, Reclaimed Print Co, and Got Craft?

Sunday, April 26, 2015

CANstruction Vancouver
April 24th - May 8th
Four Seasons Hotel, The Pendulum Art Gallery and the Rotunda at Pacific Centre
Canstruction Vancouver is an annual design and build competitions that takes place in over 160 cities world wide. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and schools get together to CANstruct fantastic, giant sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. This year's theme is FACT OR FICTION.

OWL Spring Open House
Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 3pm
O.W.L. Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society 3800 72nd Street, Delta, BC V4K 3N2
April 25 & 26 OWL is having the Semi annual Spring Open House which is one of our major fundraisers to help continue the work we do. Up to %70 of our facility not normally seen will be open to see the rehabilitation process. We will have many other local community environmental groups and interactive presentations. A truly great family event, and wonderful photography opportunities.

VanDusen Plant Sale
Sunday, 10am - 4pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden - 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver 
THE sale of the year. More than 20,000 plants for sale, one day only – Sunday, April 26, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Great Lawn. Admission to the Garden is free for this one day.

Vancouver Earth Day Celebration- Parade and Festival
Sunday, 11:30am - 4:00pm
parade starts at Grandview Hwy and Commercial Drive ends at Grandview Park 
Since 2011, Vancouverites have flocked to Commercial Drive each April for the Annual Earth Day Celebration, March and Festival! Join Windermere High School’s Youth for Climate Justice Now as we carry on this fun, family-friendly tradition by coming together to celebrate the planet. Speakers, musicians, and booths at Grandview Park.


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