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Have an event you’re wanting to promote on Global BC?  Click the link above and e-mail us your details.  If  it is something we are interested in pursuing, we will contact you for further information.  PLEASE NOTE – We are generally booking 3-4 months in advance and due to the sheer number of requests we receive, we simply cannot accommodate everyone.

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Vancouver International Film Festival
September 29-October 14
Various venues around the City of Vancouver

The Vancouver International Film Festival is coming to a venue near you. Showcasing the top BC, Canadian, and International films – the festival runs September 29th to October 14th. See the full lineup at viff.org.

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7th annual Rockin for Research Gala to benefit JDRF
Sunset at the Taj Mahal
October 22
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Get rockin’ for research….and a cure for diabetes. It’ll look like

Sunset at the Taj Mahal at the JDRF ‘Rockin’ for Research’ Gala on October 22nd at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Join the party and help find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

Go to rockinforresearch.com

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Tsawwassen Mills Grand Opening Celebration
October 5-10
Tsawwassen Mills

You’re invited to the grand opening celebration of the Tsawwassen Mills shopping centre – October 5th to 10th. Be one of the first ones through the doors…and enter to win a ten-thousand dollar shopping spree. Find out more at tsawwassenmills.ca

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Ice Age on Ice
October 6-9
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Come and watch a show the whole family will love with all your favorite characters from the Blockbuster movie ICE AGE!

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ancouver Whitecaps vs. The Colorado Rapids
September 24
BC PLACE

Which moves faster? A whitecap or a rapid?

Find out on Saturday September 24th when the Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Colorado Rapids at BC Place. Find tickets at whitecapsfc.com

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Scotiabank Aids Walk to Thrive
September 25
Roundhouse Community Centre, Yaletown

When our community comes together — it thrives! On Sunday September 25th support individuals living with HIV/AIDS by participating in the Aids Walk to Thrive at the Roundhouse in Yaletown. Find the details at aidswalktothrive.ca

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nowbird RV Show and Sale
September 22-25
Tradex, Abbotsford

From weekend getaways to destination RVing…see the largest selection of recreation vehicles under one roof at the

Snowbird RV Show and Sale — September 22nd to 25th at the Tradex in Abbotsford. Find tickets at rvshowsbc.com

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September 30-October 2
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Ride the waves to surfing royalty!

The Queen of the Peak Women’s Surf Championships take place in Canada’s surfing capital – Tofino —  September 30th to October 2nd.

Register for longboard or shortboard at queenofthepeak.com

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Raise-A-Reader-Week
September 22-29
Metro Vancouver

Support literacy and lifelong learning. Make a donation during Raise-A Reader Week – September 22nd to 29th. Empower children and families with tools to improve their reading skills. All the proceeds raised in each community, stay in that region. Donate at raise-a-reader.com.

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lorida Georgia Line with Special Guests Granger Smith and Chris Lane
November 12
Rogers Arena

Multi-award winning and Platinum-recording artists Florida Georgia Line are bringing their “Dig Your Roots” tour to Rogers Arena on Saturday November 12th with special guests Granger Smith and Chris Lane. Buy tickets at livenation.com or ticketmaster.

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idney Walk
September 25, October 2&23
Communities Across BC & The Yukon

Support those living with kidney disease in your community.

Join the Kidney Walk and make your steps count. Happening this fall in communities across BC and the Yukon, find the walk closest to you at kidneywalkbc.ca.

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September 26
Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club

Enjoy a first-class golf experience that puts mentors in the lives of vulnerable children. The Big Brothers Golf Classic takes place on Monday September 26th at Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club. Register at bigbrothersvancouver.com

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Hope Couture Fashion Show and Luncheon
September 14
Fairmont  Pacific Rim Hotel

Fashion and fundraising go hand in hand. The BC Cancer Foundation’s “Hope Couture Fashion Show” and luncheon takes place on September 14th at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel. The funds raised support those battling lymphoid cancers in BC. Get tickets at bccancerfoundation.com

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CMBA Charity Golf Classic
September 22
Tsawwassen Springs Golf Course

Tee off in support of a great cause.

The Canadian Mortgage Brokers Association is hosting its annual golf tournament on Thursday September 22nd at Tsawwassen Springs Golf Course. All proceeds support Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Register at mbabc.ca

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agle Ridge Hospital Foundations : 25th Annual Evening of Caring Gala
October 1
Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

It’s an evening of caring in support of the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation. On Saturday October 1st, the Tri-Cities Gala is raising funds for new medical equipment to give specialized care for those in need. Purchase tickets at erhf.ca

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JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes
September 30
Terry Fox Plaza
BC PLACE

How can you help defeat diabetes? On Friday September 30th join over 1,100 (eleven hundred) participants at the JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes — A high energy stationary cycling event at terry fox plaza. Register at JDRF.ca

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Water: Beneath the Surface exhibit
Daily through September
Sea to Sky Highway

It has the power to shape, create, or even destroy. Dive into the complex world of water with interactive displays and hands on experiments at the Brittania Mine Museum’s “Water: Beneath the Surface” exhibit. On daily through September. Find out more at Brittaniaminemuseum.ca

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Vancouver Greek Food Festival
September 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18
4500 Arbutus Street

Enjoy the tastes, sights, and sounds of Greece! Happening over two weekends in September, the Vancouver Greek Food Festival offers everything from award-winning dancers to authentic cuisine. Admission is free…find out more at helleniccommunity.org

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Gala Honoring Lidia Bastianich
September 23
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

You’re invited to an annual cuisine and wine extravaganza. On Friday September 23rd the Les Dames d’Escoffier Gala is honouring acclaimed chef and author, Lidia Bastianich at the Four Seasons Hotel. Purchase your tickets at lesdames.ca

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ikkei Matsuri Family Festival
September 3&4
Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre

Celebrate Japanese culture at the Nikkei Matsuri Family Festival! Taste authentic food, enjoy tradi-tional entertainment, and visit the Marketplace September 3rd and 4th. Find out more at nikkeimatsuri.nikkeiplace.org

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histler Village Beer Festival
September 14-18
Whistler Village

How about a beer…or two…in the mountains? Taste from over 60 breweries during the Whistler Vil-lage Beer Festival – September 14th to 18th. The event includes in-teresting seminars and food-pairing dinners. Find your ale…and your ticket at wvbf.ca

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Dolly Parton Concert
September 19
Rogers Arena

Spend an evening with Dolly Parton!
The entertainment icon is bringing her ‘Pure & Simple’ tour to

Vancouver for one night only – Monday September 19th at Rogers Arena. Get tickets at livenation.com

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Bladder Cancer Awareness Walk
September 25
Deer Lake, Burnaby

Take a walk in the park and support bladder cancer patients in BC. The 5 K Walk or Fun Run takes place on Sunday September 25th at Deer Lake in Burnaby. All funds raised support Bladder Cancer Canada. Register at bccwalk.ca

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C Culture Days
September 30-October 2
Various locations around BC

Get creative in your community!

Discover the world of artists, historians, and architects with hands-on events for the entire family during the BC Culture Days running from September 30 to October 2. Find activities in your community at bc.culturedays.ca

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ig Yoga for Big Sisters
September 10th
Jonathan Rogers Park, Vancouver

Inspire change in 10 hours with 10 people. Take part in the Big Yoga for Big Sisters event. This inaugural team-based yoga relay benefits the Big Sister of BC Lower Mainland.

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Sea to Sky Gondola Friday Night Music Series
Every Friday through Sept. 16
Sea to Sky Gondola
Squamish, BC

Enjoy performances by talented artists at the Summit Lodge in Squamish!

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Parkinson Superwalk
September 10, 11, 12 & 17
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Give hope to thousands of people in BC living with Parkinson’s Disease by taking part in the Parkinson SuperWalk. Funds raised support life-changing research and services for those in need. Find your community event at Parkinson.bc.ca

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aster Seals Drop Zone
Sept.13
999 West Hastings

Challenge yourself – and change lives!

Be a fearless participant of the Easter Seals Drop Zone. Raise one thousand dollars then rappel down a 20-story building all in support of Canadians living with disabilities. Register at thedropzone.ca

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Canuck Place Adventure Race
September 18th
Locarno Beach

Your ultimate summer adventure awaits!

The Canuck Place Adventure Race is a multi-sport event the whole family will enjoy. On Sunday September 18th test your endurance and support Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Register now at canuckplaceadventurerace.ca

 

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Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society
September 10th

Annual Gala at the Hard Rock Casino on September 10th, 2016. The 3rd Annual Firefighters Gala is a fundraiser to help feed underprivileged and vulnerable children in the Coquitlam area through a “Nutritional Snack Program”. This program is designed to relieve hunger and provide healthy snacks so kids can concentrate in class and succeed in school. Our Firefighters collect and distribute snacks to selected schools throughout the school year. This year’s goal is to raise $15,000 and expand the snack program to support more kids in need. In addition to fundraising for the snack program, funds raised from this event will go to the Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Fund, which supports many local, regional and national charities and community groups. Find an extensive list by clicking the logo above!

 

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Summer of Flight
May 21-October 10
Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver

Grouse Mountain invites you to explore the wonders of flight. Birds in Motion demonstration, guided bird watching tours, Tandem paragliding, ziplining through the trees, or the new Skyride Surf Adventure, there is something airborne for everyone at the Peak of Vancouver!

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Royal BC Museum
Victoria, BC – June 3 to December 31, 2016
http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/mammoths

Walk among the giants of the ice age at the wooly mammoth exhibit in Victoria. Discover the larger than life creatures including mastdons and dire wolves and find out how they became extinct. June 3rd to December 31st at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC.

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Save where you golf and support a good cause at the same time!  Get your 2016 Golf Privilege Membership book and get discounts at over 100 BC and Washington State courses.  All proceeds benefit the BC Lung Association’s programs and services.

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