By Miranda Massie on June 7, 2017
This Month’s Feature
June 29: Rehearsing Conflict: Performance (11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
Performed by UBC employees, this presentation draws on real-life experiences to inspire insight, explore conflict and create change. Join us in using forum theatre to explore conflict at work and gain new insights into yourself and others that can shift how you engage in conflict.
Others Events and Activities
June 10: UNA Community Yard Sale
The UNA is holding its annual Community Yard Sale! Be sure to stop by and support local re-use. Table rentals and spaces are available via registration so register early to save your spot!
June 16 – 18: Garden Days 2017 at the UBC Botanical Garden
National Garden Days is a Canada-wide event to celebrate gardens across the country. Bring your family and friends to tour the UBC Botanical Garden. Admission to the Garden is 2-for-1 and admission to the Greenheart TreeWalk is half-price all weekend long. Find out more about the event.
June 21: Staff Pension Plan Fair
Whether you are brand new to UBC or have been a staff member for years, the Pension Fair is a great opportunity for you to learn about your pension plan and increase your pension knowledge. Drop by the information tables to learn about the plan and other retirement benefits and services. The SPP Board, management and staff look forward to meeting you and answering your questions. This is a drop-in event; no RSVP is required.
June 24: Joy of Feeding
Joy of Feeding is a roaming feast where you can enjoy samples prepared by 13 cooks from 13 countries in the picturesque fields of the UBC Farm. This unique inter-generational, international food festival celebrates home-cooked dishes from around the world and serves as a fundraiser for the farm. Buy tickets here.
June 24: Whitecaps FC2 Community Day
Join the WFC2 for another theme day game at UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium as they play against OKC Energy FC.
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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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