Our BC – Global BC Featured Community Events Calendar

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Global BC has been an important part of the community for over 50 years and is proud to support various events, organizations and campaigns each year!

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.

To add your own event to our community calendar, click here.
Be sure to include #OurBC to your hashtags through your Social Media networks!

We thank you for choosing Global BC to promote your event and we wish you all the best success!

Global BC is proud to partner with these featured events:

Global News & CKNW Neighbourhood Series – Where We Live
Every Friday in September
September 29 – Port Moody Brewery District
2 PM to 7 PM

Join Global News and CKNW each Friday this September as we explore “Where We Live” – stories within our neighbourhoods in Metro Vancouver.

Everyone is welcome to come by!

Join CKNW’s Steele & Drex broadcasting LIVE on-location from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Global News Hour at 6 will also be broadcasting live!

Details at GlobalNews.ca/WhereWeLive

Global BC Thanks for Giving
Thursday, October 5, 7am-7pm

Join us at Global for our Annual “Thanks for Giving” food drive.

Come by our live broadcast locations and drop off non-perishable food items, cash donations or donate online at FoodBanksBC.com

Coffee Break®
Throughout September and October
Various cities in BC

Make your coffee count!

Show people affected by dementia your support by hosting a Coffee Break®.

Funds raised will support Alzheimer Society of B.C. programs and services and enable research into the causes and cure. Coffee Break® is provincially presented by Health and Technology District.

Details at CoffeeBreakBC.ca

BONEY M. Featuring Original Lead Singer LIZ Mitchell with Opening Act ABRA Cadabra
Monday, September 25, 8pm
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Come see Boney M at Queen Elizabeth Theatre!

On September 25th the disco band’s lead singer LIZ Mitchell will perform and have ABRA Cadabra as her opening act.

Tickets at TicketsTonight.ca

Janet Jackson “State of the World Tour”
Tuesday, September 26
Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Janet Jackson is coming to Vancouver!

On September 26th the pop superstar will be at Rogers Arena with her “State of the World Tour.”

Tickets at Ticketmaster.ca

Scotiabank Passions
Wednesday, September 27, 5:30pm Cocktail, 6:30pm Reception
Performance Works, Granville Island, Vancouver

Scotiabank Passions, one of the most popular culinary galas in the city, features some of the city’s top chefs, restaurants, and bartenders, including Botanist, Tojo’s, Hawkswork, Maenam, CinCin, Cioppinos, La Pentola, and more!

Tickets at DrPeters.org

A Night to Dream Gala, supporting Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon
Thursday, September 28
Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver

You’re invited to “A Night to Dream Gala!”

Join Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon for an elegant evening in support of keeping families together when they need it most.

Details at ANightToDream.ca

Fall Okanagan Wine Festival
September 28 to October 8

B.C.’s largest wine-tasting and farmers market is coming to the Okanagan!

From September 28th to October 8th the festival will feature more than 200 B.C. wines.

Info at TheWineFestivals.com

Vancouver International Film Festival
September 28 to October 13
Seven theatres around Vancouver

Expand the frame at VIFF.

Experience some of the best cinema from around the world. 300 films + Creator Talks with the world’s leading filmmakers, V.R. Day, Buffer Fest – highlights from the world’s largest YouTube Fest, and more!

Discover VIFF.org

BC Culture Days
September 29 to October 1
More than 60 communities across BC

Join BC Culture Days!

The 3 day celebration will have arts, culture and heritage!

Come take part in a variety of hands-on or behind-the-scenes activities in your community.

Info at BC.CultureDays.ca

Saturday, September 30, 10am
Swangard Stadium, Burnaby

The Woman2Warrior is a girls and women’s only obstacle challenge that covers 5 km of trails, track, and grass.

It will incorporate obstacles to test your strength, agility, balance and sense of adventure. Funds from the event goes toward Easter Seals BCY and CNIB BC.

Register at Woman2Warrior.ca

Burnaby Community Services’ Battle of the Paddles
Saturday, September 30, 8:30am-3:30pm
Barnet Marine Park, 8059 Texaco Drive, Burnaby

You’re invited for a day of friendly competition, celebration and connections.

Paddle in an Outrigger Canoe with your team, enjoy the community lounge, crafts, and many more activities.

Proceeds will support Burnaby Community Services’ programs and resources helping individuals, families, and seniors break the cycles of poverty and isolation.

Info at BbyServices.ca

Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation’s Evening of Caring
Saturday, September 30, 5:30pm
Molson Canadian Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, Coquitlam

Come dine for a good cause at the “Evening of Caring” event!

The Eagle Ridge Foundation’s annual event will feature an elegant evening of “Gin & Jazz” in support of new, lifesaving equipment for your community hospital.

Tickets at ERHF.ca

Variety Gold Heart Gala
Saturday, September 30
Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver

Join Variety – the Children’s Charity at the annual Gold Heart Gala.

This year Variety will present philanthropy partners Ian Telfer and Nancy Burke with the 2017 Gold Heart Award.

Info at Variety.BC.ca

Walk for ALS
On now until September
Cities across BC and Yukon

Walk and join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS!

Team up with family and friends for an easy 5 KM walk and help Canadians living with ALS and their families.

Register online at WalkForALS.ca

Autism Speaks Canada Richmond/Vancouver Walk
Sunday, October 1, 8:30am-Noon
Goodlife Fitness Family Autism Hub, 3688 Cessna Drive, Richmond

Come out to the Autism Speaks Now Canada Walk!

On October 1st walkers will join hundreds to raise funds for Autism Spectrum support and services.

Info at ASCWalk.ca 

39th Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run
Sunday, October 1, 9:30am
Coquitlam Centre to PNE

Motorcyclists from across the Lower Mainland will gather at Coquitlam Centre with unwrapped toys to donate to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau.

This spectacular annual event leaves Coquitlam Centre at 9:30 am and will wind its way through Port Moody and Burnaby to the PNE in Vancouver.

Info at LMCB.ca


Nickelback – Feed The Machine Tour 2017
with special guests – Cheap Trick and Shaman’s Harvest
Sunday, October 1
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Nickelback is also playing in Vancouver!

The rock band will play songs from their new album “Feed the Machine” on Sunday, October 1.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

The B2Gold Big Brothers Golf Classic
Monday, October 2
Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club, Vancouver

Experience first-class golf at Vancouver’s finest private course, Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club.

You’ll be treated to decadent food, specialty cocktails, lavish on-course activities and more.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by a banquet. It’s all in support of Big Brothers’ life-changing mentoring programs for local kids.

Info at BigBrothersVancouver

Give Peace A Chance Festival
Saturday, October 7, 2pm
Fleetwood Community Centre, Surrey

Celebrate our cultural mosaic with exotic music, songs, dances and exhibits of other cultural traditions. S

Help eliminate cultural misconceptions and intolerance, further strengthening our dialogue of friendship.

Info at PeaceAlways.org

BC Lions vs Ottawa RedBlacks

Saturday, October 7, 4pm
BC Place

Come out and support your BC Lions!

It’s a Salute to Amateur Football on Thanksgiving weekend as the BC Lions host the Ottawa RedBlacks!

Tickets at BCLions.com

Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon with very special guests Dawes
Wednesday, October 11
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Kings of Leon is coming to Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena.

On October 11th the Nashville rockers will bring their Walls tour with special guests Dawes.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

Taste of Yaletown
October 11 to 27
25 Restaurants in Yaletown Business District, Vancouver

The 13th annual Taste of Yaletown will be held again this year from Oct 11 to 27.

Sharing and pairing menus of $25, $35, and $45 are featured at Yaletown’s top 25 restaurants.

The event contributes to Yaletown’s businesses and community, and supports the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

Info at YaletownInfo.com

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band
Friday, October 13, 8pm
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band return to Vancouver for the first time in 24 years to perform at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena for one night only, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “I Don’t Know” Tour 2017.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

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British Columbia Golf Canada 150 Celebration
On now until October 23
All golf facilities in BC

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday!

The Canadian golf industry has partnered with Participaction in designating May 28 as Get Out and Golf Day.

Help British Columbia Golf reach its goal of 1.5 million golf activities in 150 days.

Details at BritishColumbiaGolf.org

Kidney Walk
Sunday, October 29
Communities across BC & Yukon

Help the Kidney Foundation and join the 10th Annual Kidney Walk!

Raise $100 and receive an official Kidney Walk t-shirt.

Info at KidneyWalkBC.ca

Family: Bonds and Belonging exhibition
On now until October 31
Royal BC Museum, Victoria

Visit the BC Museum’s newest feature exhibition called Family: Bonds and Belonging.

Explore aspects of family and discover more at RoyalBCmuseum.bc.ca/family

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Jersey Boys
November 14 to 19
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Jersey Boys is coming to Queen Elizabeth Theatre!

The award winning musical will take the stage from November 14-19.

Tickets at BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca

Vancouver Whitecaps FC
BC Place, Vancouver

Support the Vancouver Whitecaps FC!

For the latest Whitecaps soccer news, updates and campaigns log on to WhitecapsFC.com

Golf Surrey Pass
For $229 you can golf one round at these four premier courses in Surrey

Kick off the golf season with a Golf Surrey Pass!

You can golf one round at four courses including; Northview, Morgan Creek, Hazelmere and Peace Portal Golf Course.

Passes on sale now at GolfSurrey.ca


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Do you know someone who is celebrating their 100th birthday or older?
Or a wedding anniversary of 70 years or over?

You can send us your details including the name of the person/persons, their date of birthday, where they live, how old they will be and leave a contact name and number and/or return email address.

Email us to GlobalBCReception@corusent.com

Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries are announced during Global News Hour at 6.

*We are not required to announce the birthdays or anniversaries, but we will do our best to accommodate all requests. We only announce 70th Anniversaries and up and 100th Birthdays and up.

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