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:

CKNW Children’s Charities Pink Shirt Day, presented by Coast Capital Savings
February 28, 2018

Wear pink and take a stand against bulling!

The 10th annual Pink Shirt Day presented by Coast Capital Savings will take place on February 28th.

Net proceeds will support anti-bullying programs for youth throughout BC.

Info at PinkShirtDay.ca

CKNW Orphans’ Fund 40th Annual Pledge Day
Wednesday, November 29, 5:30am-7pm
The Roof at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 777 Hornby Street, Vancouver

Joins us for the CKNW Orphans’ Fund 40th Annual Pledge Day!

We will be live from the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver to support special needs children in BC.

Donate in person, call or online at CKNWOrphansFund.com

TELUS presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade
Sunday, December 3, 12 Noon
Downtown Vancouver beginning at West Georiga Street & Broughton travel east along West Georgia, turn south on Howe and finish at Howe and Davie Streets

Join Global BC & Corus Radio Vancouver at this year’s Vancouver Santa Claus Parade, featuring marching bands, dance troupes, festive floats and community groups – entertaining over 300,000 spectators.

A very special part of the TELUS presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade is celebrating the “Spirit of Giving.”

Volunteers collect non-perishable food items and monetary donations on behalf of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and CKNW Orphans’ Fund!

Details at VancouverSantaClausParade.com

Young Women in Business Vancouver: Beyond Conference
Saturday, November 18, 9am-6pm
Pinnacle Hotel, Vancouver

YWiB Beyond Conference features a full day of interactive and tangible workshops, insightful keynotes, and a distinguished panel that will help you develop your leadership skills and bring it back to your workplace.

Details at YWIB.ca

Christmas at Hycroft
On now until November 19, 11am-9pm daily; 11am-6pm Sunday
Hycroft Manor, 1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver

Explore all three floors of the beautiful Edwardian mansion at the 45th annual holiday fair and fundraiser.

Featuring live entertainment, local artisans, unique boutiques, traditional treats & Santa visits too!

Tickets at ChristmasAtHycroft.com

West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace
On now until November 19
Tradex Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford

Meet all your holiday and decorating needs in one spot!

Over 200 vendors will fill the Tradex in Abbotsford for the annual West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace.

Tickets at WestCoastChristmasShow.com

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Jersey Boys
On now until November 19
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Jersey Boys is coming to Queen Elizabeth Theatre!

The award winning musical will take the stage from now until November 19.

Tickets at BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca

Cornucopia presented by BlueShore Financial
On now until November 19
Municipality Resort of Whistler

Let your taste buds run wild at Whistler’s Cornucopia!

The 11-day fall festival will have food, drinks, culinary workshops and more!

Info at Whistler.com/Cornucopia

SOS Children’s Village BC International Foster Awards
Thursday, November 23, 6pm
Law Courts Inn, Vancouver

You’re invited to the SOS Children’s Village BC gala!

The International Foster Awards Gala recognizes leadership and success in foster care and raises money to help support local foster children and homeless youth.

Details at SOSBC.org

Christmas at Canada Place
November 23 to December 31, Daily
Canada Place Canadian Trail and North Point

Come celebrate 30 years of Christmas at Canada Place with the Historic Woodward’s Windows, The Avenue of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and a NEW Canada’s North lighting display featuring a 15 foot Moose sculpture.

Info at CanadaPlace.ca

Spirit of Christmas at the Sea to Sky Gondola
Sea To Sky Gondola, Squamish
November 24 to January 2

Discover winter’s most lovable side at the Sea to Sky Gondola this holiday season!

Escape the crowds and enjoy the decorated trails, fondue by the fire, photos with Santa and more.

Details at SeaToSkyGondola.com

Crossroads Hospice Society’s Treasures of Christmas Gala
Saturday, November 25, 6pm
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, Coquitlam

Together we can make a difference!

Join Crossroads Hospice Society for their 24th Annual Fundraising Gala on November 25.

The event “Treasures of Christmas” kicks off the festive season in the Tri-Cities.

Info at TreasuresOfChristmas.ca

LIVERight Gala
Saturday, November 25, 6-11pm
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

You’re invited to the LIVERight Gala! The lavish event will take place on November 25 and help people with liver disease live a longer and better life.

Tickets at Liver.ca/Vancouver

Kids Help Phone Homes for the Holidays
Saturday, November 25 & Sunday, November 26, 11am-4pm
5 homes in Vancouver

The 13th Annual “Kids Help Phone” fundraiser called “Homes for the Holidays” takes place November 25 and 26.

This year organizers have included five beautiful Vancouver homes that promise to inspire the holiday spirit.

Tickets at HomesForTheHolidays.ca

The Polar Express
Weekends November 25 & 26 to December 16 & 17
Railway Heritage Park, Squamish

Take a magical trip on the Polar Express Train Ride!

The one hour train ride will take you to the North Pole to meet Santa & Mrs. Claus and have other Christmas activities.

Info at WCRA.org

Grouse Mountain Early Bird Pass
Available now until November 30

Save on a full winter of skiing and snowboarding on the North Shore!

Get unlimited ski and ride access this season with an Early Bird Pass from Grouse Mountain. Passes available until November 30th.

Details at GrouseMountain.com

Bright Nights in Stanley Park
November 30 to January 6
Stanley Park Railway, Vancouver

Come celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Bright Nights in Stanley Park!

Experience this annual holiday tradition with festive light displays, a ride on the Christmas train, a visit with Santa and more!

Details at BrightNights.ca

Coats for Kids
On now until December 1
At a GVHBA location near you

The Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association (GVHBA) is launching its 22nd annual Coats for Kids campaign in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau and Surrey Christmas Bureau, two groups whose many initiatives help to provide a brighter Christmas for low-income families.

Visit GVHBA.org for a list of drop-off locations near you!

Burnaby Firefighters Angel Christmas Breakfast & Toy Drive
Friday, December 1, 6am-10am
Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby

Join the Burnaby Firefighters and community partners in supporting the Christmas Bureau and the CKNW Orphans’ Fund.

Bring a new unwrapped toy or a cash donation and receive a pancake breakfast cooked by the Firefighters and the Hilton in the ballroom or a continental-breakfast to go courtesy of McDonald’s Restaurant.

Special guests include: Stephen Scaccia, the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band, the Burnaby South Secondary School Jazz Band and Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Details at BurnabyFirefighters.com

LAUNCH Holiday Luncheon for Pacific Autism Family Network
Friday, December 1, 11am-2pm
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

The LAUNCH Holiday Luncheon will be the largest indoor event held for Autism thus far in Canada!

The fundraising luncheon will see 100% of proceeds benefit Pacific Autism Family Network and families all across BC.

The afternoon will be a festive celebration to honour individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in our community for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Details at Foundation.PacificAutismFamily.com

Christmas in Pitt Meadows
Friday, December 1, 6-8pm
Spirit Square at City Hall, 12007 Harris Street

Come celebrate “Christmas in Pitt Meadows”!

This FREE FAMILY event focuses around the lighting of our City Tree and includes live entertainment, activities and an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Bring your camera to take photos with Santa and other special guests while you enjoy our community light installations including a Snow Sculpture created right on site!

Details at PittMeadows.bc.ca

Odd Squad Productions Society “Back on Track” Conference and Gala Fundraiser
Friday, December 1
Conference: 8 AM to 4 PM
Gala: 630 PM to 1030 PM
Vancouver Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel, 1133 West Hasting Street

The Odd Squad Productions Society was founded in 1997 by a group of Vancouver Police officers.

In their 20th Anniversary year they are hosting a one day conference featuring a variety of subject matter experts who will deliver presentations on issues that affect the community, including drug and alcohol abuse, mental health and gang involvement.

The conference will be followed up by a Gala fundraiser.

Details at OddSquad.com

Light up the Heights
Saturday, December 2, Noon-5:30pm
Burnaby’s Hastings Street

Come out to the Light up the Heights along Hastings Street in Burnaby!

The annual sidewalk festival will have a Trees Lighting Ceremony, carolers, Santa Claus and more!

Details at BurnabyHeights.com

Christmas with Chor Leoni
Friday December 15, 2017, 4:30pm & 8pm
Monday December 18, 2017, 4:30pm & 8pm
St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson Street at Burrard Street, Vancouver

Saturday December 16, 2017, 1:30pm
West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Avenue, West Vancouver

Join the Chor Leoni Men’s Choir for their annual Christmas Concert.

The holiday favourite combines winter songs and familiar sing-along carols.

Info at ChorLeoni.org


Canucks 2017-2018 Calendars
In stores until December 31
Available at Pharmasave locations across British Columbia

Get your Canucks Calendars and support a good cause!

The Canucks Calendar is now available at Pharmasave locations across the province.

Proceeds donated will support the Canucks For Kids Fund.

Info at Canucks.com

Kurios by Cirque Du Soleil
On now until December 31
Under The Big Top at Concord Pacific Place, Vancouver

Cirque Du Soleil is thrilling crowds under the Big Top at Concord Pacific Place again!

Kurios is the circus’ latest show taking to new heights on almost every creative front.

Info at CirqueDuSoleil.com

St. Paul’s Foundation’s Lights of Hope Community Celebration (20th Anniversary)
Donate now until January 2
In front of St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Join the 20-year “Lights of Hope” anniversary celebration!

The annual St. Paul’s Foundation’s Lights of Hope returns on November 16th.

Fireworks will erupt over the hospital to kick off the charity campaign supporting the hospital’s initiatives.

Info at LightsOfHope.com

HSBC Canada Sevens
March 10 to 11
BC Place, Vancouver

The HSBC Canada Sevens tournament returns to Vancouver!

The event will feature 16 of the world’s top men’s sevens teams at BC Place Stadium.

Tickets at CanadaSevens.com

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Rod Stewart concert
Tuesday, April 10
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

Rod Stewart is coming to Vancouver!

The legendary singer will be playing at Rogers Arena on April 10th.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

Tom Jones

Tom Jones concert
Saturday, June 2, 7:30pm
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Tom Jones is coming to Vancouver!

The iconic Welsh singer is set to play the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on June 2nd.

Tickets at LiveNation.com


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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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