Weight Watchers@Work UBC Open House-May 13, 2014
The UBC Bookstore will be hosting a Weight Watchers at Work open house to kick of the latest series of sessions. Register to attend if you are interested in participating. A new series will begin on June 3.
UBC Tennis Centre-Spring Programs
Moving Minds Walk- May 15, 2014
Moving Minds is an annual free event promoting the use of breaks from work to support one’s health and wellbeing. This walk/run offers education as well as a community atmosphere to enable UBC community members to create healthy habits that promote vitality. For more information click here.
Diversity and Inclusion: Spring Symposium– May 16, 2014
This one-day symposium focuses on creative pathways to move communities, campuses and organizations into inclusion. presentations and discussions include practices in Aboriginal recruitment and inclusion, transgender and gender variant inclusion, and mental health inclusion in the work place.
UBC’s Bike to Work Week– May 26-30, 2014
The UBC community can support healthy workplaces and sustainable transportation by hopping on their bikes for one week, starting Monday May 26. To help get you ready, UBC and HUB are offering a Lunch-Hour Primer on May 13!
UBC Breastfeeding Cafe–May 28, 12pm-1pm
Are you a UBC mom with questions on latching or pumping? Looking for a welcoming place to meet others and nurse your baby or toddler? Ask questions, share your experiences with other moms in a non-judgmental environment. Click here for more information.
National Mental Health Week-May 5-11, 2014
The Canadian Mental Health Association is holding its annual Mental Health Week in May. Participate in local community events, donate to the cause and join the conversation around mental health.
When you shop at Vancouver Farmers Markets, you help keep BC farmers farming. Yaletown location opens May 1, while the Trout Lake and Kitsilano locations open May 10 and 11.
A two-month long series of free events and programs throughout Surrey that include storm drain marking, bird watching, hatchery tours and more!
The Robert Lee YMCA (955 Burrard Street Vancouver) has offered all UBC Staff, Faculty and non UBC Hospital staff a free two-week trial for the month of May (classes included) – For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cloverdale Rodeo-May 16-19 2014
This year marks the 126th year of this local country fair. The event includes family friendly entertainment, BBQ competitions, the West Coast Lumberjack show and lots of rodeo action.
Richmond Move for Health Festival-May 10, 2014
Enjoy main stage entertainment, “Discover your Sport” with Richmond Sports Council, explore interactive community booths, walk with the Mayor and meet Active Jack. Fun for the whole family!
Community Meditation-North Vancouver
Meditation can be incorporated in to daily life. Join the Kadampa Meditation Centre for weekly community classes at the John Braithwaite Community Centre Wednesdays from 7pm-8pm. Registration required.
Alive Interactive Magazine-May issue