By Miranda Massie on July 4, 2018
This Month’s Feature:
Other Events and Activities:
Until October 31: UBC Farm Pop-Up Markets (Wednesdays, UBC Bookstore)
Until August 15: Yoga on the Mall
July 18-20: UBC Blueberry Fest
July 19: Fifth Annual UBC Chef Challenge (Discounted tickets for staff and faculty)
August 1: UBC Pride
Photo: Community Development (UBC Campus and Community Planning)
By Miranda Massie on June 8, 2016
UBC based events and activities:
Summer Joga Series @ BodyWorks: New Pilot Period June 14 – July 5
BodyWorks Fitness is now offering Joga (Yoga for Jocks) for $36 as a pilot during its first term from June 14 – July 5! Join Janelle, certified Joga Instructor & Ambassador, in a unique opportunity to achieve mobility and strength through yoga! Weekly Joga classes will run every Tuesday, 12:00 – 12:45pm at Bodyworks Fitness Centre. Call 604-822-0207 for rates.
This panel discussion will address the challenge of respecting fundamental principles of justice for the defendant while fostering a better space for survivors within the criminal justice system. Moderated by Margot Young of the Allard School of Law, panelists include legal experts in sexual assault trials, and experts on the impact on survivors, and the media’s response. This event is supported by Alumni UBC. Register here.
Discover ways in which the pharmacist-led patient care clinic can assist you and/or a loved one with medication management. Seminar facilitators include Jordan Ho, 4th year pharmacy student, and Barbara Gobis, Lecturer and Director of the UBC Pharmacists Clinic. Seminar will be June 16, 12:00-12:50pm at the Osborne Centre, unit 1, room 203. Please view/share this poster.
UBC Opera Presents-A Midsummer Night’s Dream: June 23-26
A spat between the king and queen of fairies spills into the human realm, creating a tangle of misdirected spells and misplaced love affairs. Nothing is what it seems in this enchanting collision of worlds, as fairies, country folk, and moonstruck young lovers spin through a single magical night. Buy tickets here.
Understanding Your Staff Pension Plan: June 27 or 28
Understanding Your Staff Pension Plan (UYSPP) is an informative workshop session designed for potential and current members of the UBC Staff Pension Plan. Register here.
Wednesday Farm Markets at the UBC Bookstore: June-October
The UBC Farm Wednesday Campus Market features an assortment of fresh UBC Farm produce and flowers. This mid-week market in front of the UBC Bookstore offers students, staff and faculty members a convenient opportunity to purchase UBC Farm produce. The Wednesday market only accepts cash, and customers are asked to bring their own bags.
UBC Recreation Outdoor Programming: Summer 2016
Looking to enjoy a low- or high-impact activity while still being able to enjoy the summertime time? UBC Recreation holds many of our popular classes outdoors during the warmer months including boot camps, yoga, and Tai Chi Chuan, as well as outdoor specific programs like golf, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, whale watching, and sailing. Learn more.
Summer Yoga Series (Blusson Spinal Cord Centre): until Aug 25
Do you work at or near VGH? Activate yourself this summer with lunchtime fitness classes. Taught by certified instructors and offered Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer. Sign up for strength-based full body workouts, combo yoga-pilates classes or both! (Cost: $230/32 classes; $120/16 classes; $85/10 drop-in classes)
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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