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Arts Umbrella Dance: Professional Training Program Open House

Arts Umbrella Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

On Sunday, May 5, 2024, from 10 AM to 12 PM, Arts Umbrella Dance welcomes dancers and families to attend their Professional Training Program Open House. The morning will include taking a ballet class with the Apprentice Company, watching Company Rehearsal, and a Q+A with Artistic Director, Artemis Gordon. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to […]

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Kids Spring Craft Fair

Kids Market Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Do you love to buy handmade things? Visit the Kids Market KID created craft fair and find some unique gifts that are made BY KIDS!

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Annual International Mail-in Art Exhibition

Federation of Canadian Artists Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This annual exhibition makes exhibiting on a global scale a more reachable goal for international artists! Each year the Federation encourages artists to submit work on a thin 8" x 10" substrate that can be affordably mailed to the gallery in Canada. This year's theme was "Growth" and artists were asked to respond to this […]

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The Credeaux Canvas

The Nest Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Can you spot a fake? Get your ticket to the Vancouver premiere of The Credeaux Canvas and find out! Our mission is to entertain even the most skeptical theatregoers! Set in the East Village of New York City in the 90s, "The Credeaux Canvas," by Keith Bunin delves into the often shadowy psyche of aspiring […]

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The Papa Penguin Play

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Penguins Peaches and Izzy are the Zoo’s main attraction: two male penguins who put on daily shows to visitors’ delight. But when other penguin couples lay eggs and go on to have a chick, these two pine for parenting life. With the help from the Zoo Keeper, dreams do come true. The Papa Penguin Play […]

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Safe Boating Event

Granville Island Public Marina

National Safe Boating Awareness Week will kick off in Vancouver this Thursday, May 16, with an event at Granville Island that will help boaters, recreational water users and paddlers stay safe on local waterways. The free event will give those planning to hit the water this year the opportunity to tour response vessels and talk […]

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Heidelberg Open House

Ocean Concrete Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Come explore the inner workings of a concrete plant on Granville Island! There will be a live band, face painting, a giant sand box, and much more. We will also be sharing information and answering questions about what Heidelberg Materials is doing to be a sustainable company, not only here in Vancouver, but throughout North […]

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Vancouver International Children’s Festival

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada +4 more

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 27 to June 2 and enjoy spectacular performances from around the globe for kids and families of all ages! The 2024 Festival features circus arts, puppetry, theatre, dance, and music shows plus lots of arts activities created just for children. Each show ticket […]

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Negar Jazbi Artist Pop-Up Event

Experience the captivating work of Iranian-Canadian artist Negar Jazbi at the Circle Craft Store on Granville Island, June 1-2. Specializing in fashion accessories, Negar combines craftsmanship, design, and technology to create stunning purses. During this pop-up event, she will be in-store conducting live demonstrations and selling her unique pieces. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet […]

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Lights Up Musical Theatre Year-end Shows – The Future is NOW!

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lights Up Theatre Schools students aged 4 to 16 perform their end of year shows on Granville Island for parents and friends. 9 schools perform 'The Future is NOW' written especially for Lights Up Theatre in 9 separate shows this June.

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Boat for Hope

Public Market Courtyard Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Boat for Hope benefitting Variety – the Children’s Charity of BC, is a fun-filled water expedition where children with disabilities and complex health care needs live out their favourite pirate adventure. The action-packed day begins with over 350 Variety kids and their families’ boarding boats docked at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and heading out […]

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Arts Umbrella Registration Fair

Arts Umbrella Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Come by Arts Umbrella on June 8 to explore all the creative programs we have to offer for the upcoming year. We will have in-house experts at the ready to help you learn more about Art & Design, Theatre, Music & Film, and Dance. And to top it off, we will be able to register […]

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Public Disco Granville Island Party Block

Lot 55, Old Bridge Street (behind Granville Island Brewing Co)

Public Disco kicks off their 2024 Summer Series on Granville Island with a free, all ages block party! The event features DJs playing feel good dance music, food trucks, a vendor market and kids activities. This free, all ages event is fully licensed with 2 pop-up bars and plenty of space to sit down and […]

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