Bard on the Beach
By Miranda Massie on June 3, 2015
Summer MOGA, Food for Foodies demo, Farm Markets, Canada Day Family Festivals, Bard on the Beach, UBC Opera, Whitecaps FC2 soccer and more! Find out what is happening on and off campus this month!
UBC-based events (Vancouver campus)
Summer Yoga at MOA (MOGA!): Runs May 21-October 16
Enjoy summer yoga classes on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the beautiful atrium space at MOA! Classes will be led by instructor Samantha Burke.
United Way Secondment Opportunity: Application Deadline June 10
Participate in a truly unique professional development opportunity as a United Way Campaign Associate (previously known as Loaned Representative).
UBC Farm Markets at Point Grey bookstore : Begins June 10, runs through October
The UBC Farm weekly Wednesday markets are back for another season. Find fresh and very local produce for purchase outside of the bookstore.
Whitecaps FC2 Games at Thunderbird Stadium: June 14, 21
Take in a Whitecaps FC2 soccer match this month against LA Galaxy II or Portland Timbers II at Thunderbird stadium.
Wescadia and the UBC Farm, in partnership with the UBC Bookstore, presents a food demo with Chef David Speight, Executive Chef at Wescadia. Recipes, tasty samples and more!
UBC Opera Presents La Traviata: June 20-28
Enjoy the wonderful talent that UBC has to offer while listening (in Italian) to Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata.
Off campus events
Take your pick of a variety of different weekend night markets to visit this summer all across the lower mainland. Enjoy food, drinks, vendors, entertainment and more!
Bard on the Beach-Vancouver: June 4- Sept. 26
Enjoy your choice of four classic and modern Shakespeare productions in one of the most picturesque theatre settings around.
Take part in a number of free workshops to learn about and support healthy aging and active living.
Enjoy a new and improved Highland Games & Scottish Festival, as Simon Fraser University celebrates its 50th anniversary with special events, piping and drumming, an expanded refreshment area and activities for kids and adults.
Fireworks, festivals, family runs, historical activities a salmon festival and more. Take your pick from a wide range of Canada day events and activities for all ages across the Lower Mainland this summer.
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By Miranda Massie on August 6, 2014
Early Music Vancouver brings light and life to historical musical treasures that could otherwise be lost. Take part in their three-week-long summer festival and educational program based at UBC. Ticket prices are listed on the website.
UBC Farm Markets –Every Wednesday
This mid-week farmer’s market in front of the UBC Bookstore offers students, staff and faculty members a convenient opportunity to purchase UBC Farm produce.
Celebrate UBC with Sports on the Mall–Aug. 7-29
Looking for something fun and active to do at lunch? Campus and Community Planning and UBC Recreation are teaming up to get you moving on Main Mall with a series of lunch-hour activities from tennis to yoga and more. All activities are free, so drop by and join!
UBC Staff Pension Plan Info Session– Aug. 19
Pension plans are complex and may not be easy to understand, which is why the Pensions Administration Office offers regular sessions to help you understand your UBC Staff Pension Plan, and how the Pensions’ office might help you with your financial and retirement planning.
UBC Corporate Discount at the PNE!– Aug 16-Sept. 1
Use the exclusive UBC promo code for discounts on gate and fair passes.
Staff and Faculty Welcome Back BBQ-Sept. 10
It’s that time of year again! Join your UBC colleagues for a fun and entertainment-filled lunch at Flag Pole Plaza
UBC Discount-Colour Run Vancouver–Sept. 13
We’re happy to announce that the Color Run have listed UBC as a VIP Partner again this year and have offered a $10 discount on entry for UBC Staff and Faculty. Registration details here.
Are you receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer? You may be eligible to participate in a cooking class program that may help manage treatment side-effects and help reduce the risk for other types of cancer.
Events Off Campus
Alive interactive Magazine-Summer edition
alive interactive is an excellent onlineresource that provides easy-to-use information about natural health, healthy living tips, and great recipes.
Squamish Nation Youth PowWow-Aug. 29-31
Don’t miss the 27th annual Squamish Nation PowWow held at Capilano Reserve Park. Enjoy dance competitions, traditional food served all day, crafters and games for kids.
Richmond Maritime Festival-Aug. 8-10
Celebrate Steveston’s waterfront heritage at the 11th Annual Richmond Maritime Festival.
Each summer, Civic Square comes alive with expanded playground activities, community art projects, outdoor movies and cultural programming. Located beside Bob Prittie Library – Metrotown Branch.
Bard on the Beach-now until Sept. 20
Celebrating its 25th Season in 2014, Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals.
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