Our BC – Global BC Community Events Calendar

with Global BC Community Reporter Michael Newman

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Global BC is proud to partner with these featured events:


Variety Helping Hearts 
Available now at all Purdys Chocolatier stores and online

$2 from the sale of each Helping Hearts pack will be donated to Variety – the Children’s Charity at the 2020 annual Show of Hearts Telethon on Global BC, Sunday February 9th.

With your help, over $150,000 has been raised since 2012 to help kids with special needs in B.C.

Each Helping Hearts pack features a pair of Mini Hedgehogs, a milk chocolate Himalayan Pink Salt Caramel, and a dark chocolate Himalayan Pink Salt Caramel.

Help reach the 2020 goal of $30,000 by purchasing Helping Hearts packs today, either online or at your local B.C. Purdys store.

2020 Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade
Sunday, January 26 | 11am
Millennium Gate at Pender and Taylor Street, Vancouver

Global BC is proud to sponsor the Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade is North America’s largest Lunar New Year festival celebration.

In its 47th year, the parade will have live dragon and lion dances, marching bands, martial artists and more.

Details at CBAVancouver.ca

Courage To Come Back Awards – Nominations
Nomination deadline January 30

In its 22nd year, Coast Mental Health’s Courage To Come Back Awards presented by Wheaton Precious Metals, will be taking place on May 7.

Do you know a courageous person in your life that has overcome adversity or illness, and has gone on to give back? Nominate them today.

Proudly sponsored by Global BC.

Details at CourageToComeBack.ca

10th annual Vancouver Canadians Hot Stove Luncheon
Friday, January 31
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Bring your family, friends, and colleagues together for an afternoon of fun, food, and familiar faces at the Hot Stove Luncheon to support the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation, plus see former Toronto Blue Jays all star Jessie Barfield and more.

Details at CanadiansBaseball.com

Vancouver Sun Run presented by Ford 
Early bird deadline January 31

Now in its 36th year, the annual Vancouver Sun Run is back April 19 and you can be the first to register!

Registration for the Vancouver Sun Run is open now with early bird pricing in effect until January 31.

Proudly sponsored by Global BC.

Details at vancouversunrun.com

BC Achievement Community Award – Nominations
Nomination deadline January 31

Help elevate someone who raises the quality and character of your community by nominating them for a Community Award.

The 2020 Community Award program recognizes individuals who go above and beyond for their communities. The Award Ceremony will be taking place in Spring 2020.

Details at BCAchievement.com

CKNW Kids’ Fund Pink Shirt Day 2020 Campaign
Online store now open until January 31

Help lift each other up online by taking part in Pink Shirt Day presented by Alpine Credits.

Support the CKNW Kids’ Fund by buying your pink shirt at PinkShirtDay.ca then be sure to rock your pink shirt on February 26th to spread the kindness on the street and online.

Pink Shirt Day merchandise is available now at PinkShirtDay.ca

Harlem Globetrotters Pushing The Limit World Tour
January 31 to February 2
Abbotsford, Vancouver, Nanaimo

Put a new spin on family time with the all new Harlem Globetrotters Pushing The Limits World Tour.

Don’t miss the one and only Harlem Globetrotters coming to Vancouver, Abbotsford, and Nanaimo with featuring high-flying dunks, hilarious stunts, and family moments that will have you on your feet.

Details at HarlemGlobeTrotters.com

National Geographic LIVE: Birds of Paradise
Tuesday, February 4 | 1pm school matinee, 7pm evening show
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver

Head to the Orpheum Theatre for National Geographic LIVE: Birds of Paradise.

Hear behind the scenes stories from National Geographic explorers live on stage as they dive deep into their journey into New Guinea to observe astonishing avian creatures.

Details at VancouverCivicTheatres.com

Vancouver International Boat Show presented by Boating BC
February 5 to 9
BC Place and Granville Island

Be there for the 58th annual Vancouver International Boat Show.

See 2020’s premiere boat models and accessories, visit the over 250 exhibitors, and see Twiggy, the world famous water-skiing squirrel!

Details at VancouverBoatShow.ca

Scotiabank Feast of Fortune
Saturday, February 8
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

Join St. Paul’s Foundation at Scotiabank Feast of Fortune.

Enjoy the elegant Lunar New Year gala that combines food, entertainment, and silent/live auctions to raise funds for women’s health care at Mount Saint Joseph and St. Paul’s Hospitals.

Proudly sponsored by Global BC.

Details at HelpStPauls.com/Feast-of-Fortune

54th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon
Sunday, February 9 | 9:30am-5:30pm
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, Coquitlam

The Show of Hearts Telethon is back!

Don’t miss Variety – the Children’s Charity’s biggest fundraising event of the year, right here on Global BC.

Donations can be made online, or by calling toll-free at 310-KIDS.

Details at Variety.bc.ca

James Taylor & His All-Star Band
April 14 – Save On Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria
April 15 – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Catch James Taylor coming to BC!

Be there as the multi-Grammy award winning performer graces the stage with his All Star band with special guest Bonnie Raitt.

Details at LiveNation.com

Zac Brown Band
Sunday, October 18
Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Head to Rogers Arena to catch the Zac Brown Band.

The Grammy Award winning band will be bringing their Roar with the Lions Tour to Vancouver and playing a dynamic selection of songs from the band’s entire discography.

Tickets at ZackBrownBand.com

Friends of the Pier Fundraising

Let’s all help to rebuild the White Rock Pier for future generations to enjoy for another 100 years and more!

Global BC, in cooperation with the City of White Rock and the community-based Friends of the Pier Fundraising Committee has been organized with the help of Semiahmoo Rotary donations to help rebuild, are eligible for a tax receipt for the full amount of your contribution.

You can help donate at FriendsOfThePier.com


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You can now listen to the simulcast broadcast of Global News Morning weekdays from 5-5:30am while you start your mornings!

While you’re driving home from work or you can’t get to your TV set to watch Global News Hour at 6, you can now listen to the simulcast broadcast on Global News Radio 980 CKNW every night at 6pm!

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Do you have a wonderful or spectacular weather photo that you would like to share to our TV viewers?

Email us at WeatherWindow@globaltv.com

Or send your pictures through the Global News SkyTracker Weather app – download free on your Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Your photo(s) may be featured weeknights on Global News Hour at 6!

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 first and last name of the person/persons (phonetic spelling would be greatly appreciated), 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 Announcements are made during Global News at Noon.

*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 older.

Email us your pictures and a brief description of our featured BC communities and neighbourhoods during ‘Our Community’ segment.

Watch for it on Global News Morning on Saturdays and Sundays.

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We randomly choose your photo(s) to be shown on TV.

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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!

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