UBC’s Travelling Health Fair, UBC Rec open house, Lunar New Year celebrations, family day activities, Ideas Lunch and Wine bar discount, President’s Awards nominations and more! Find out what is happening in and around the community this month.
2015 Travelling Health Fair-Feb 12, 24, 25
The Travelling Health Fair is a free mobile health clinic offered once a year to UBC staff and faculty, that offers individualized health assessments. This year’s Traveling Health Fair will focus on bone health for men and women of all ages.
UBC Rec Winter Open House-Feb 18, 20
Reading Week is around the corner. Book some FREE fitness time into your calendar by visiting one of the UBC Recreation open houses! The open house on Feb 20 will feature great prizes including Davis cup tickets, Wesbrook Village gift certificates, private tennis lessons and more!
UBC Reads Sustainability is an exciting program that brings well-known sustainability authors to our campus to engage in a campus-wide discussion.
A joyous opportunity for the UBC community to demonstrate their Chinese language skills through songs, stories and comical performances.
Ideas Lunch and Wine Bar *discount* – until Feb 13
Have you visited the UBC Ideas Lunch and Wine Bar for Staff and Faculty? Located in a peaceful corner of the Peter Wall Institute, this on campus oasis offers self-serve salads, soups, sharable snacks and drinks. Help out by filling in a 5 minute user survey. Respondents will be entered into a draw to win a FREE LUNCH at Ideas!
Do you know UBC staff who make outstanding contributions to UBC? We invite you to recognize them and their achievements by nominating them for the 2015 President’s Service Award for Excellence and President’s Staff Awards (Vancouver campus).
Looking for an opportunity to give back to the UBC community? The Equity and Inclusion Office is looking for volunteers to be on call to support events, and help promote their organization and resources to both the campus and greater community.
Red Mitten Weekend at the BC Sports Hall of Fame-Feb 7, 8, 9
Find your 2010 Olympic red mittens and wear them for FREE admission to the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the games: view medals, stand on the podium and more!
Wear red and try Zumba, Latin Funk and fitness dance moves along with a 30-minute yoga stretch. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Talking Stick Festival: Vancouver-Feb 17-March 1
Experience, Explore, enjoy aboriginal culture through the arts. All areas of the performing arts are represented at the Talking Stick Festival from theatre, dance, drumming, and music to spoken word, and multimedia performance.
Coldest Night of the Year Walk: Surrey – Feb 21
The Coldest Night of the Year is a fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 80 communities across Canada.