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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
One New Thing
Did you know that one third of breast cancers can be prevented? The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation reminds you that being more activeis just ONE of the ways you can reduce your risk – so get out there and try One New Thing!
Find out more at onenewthing.ca
The Kidney Foundation
Shine A Light Kidney Gala: People and Possibilities
Thursday March 5th, 201 5
“The Roof” at the Fairmont Hotel
Shine a Light Kidney Gala
CTV is proud to sponsor The Kidney Foundation’s, Shine A Light Kidney Gala, happening Thursday, March 5th at “The Roof” at the Fairmont Hotel.
Kidney disease is a very serious disease that is both under-recognized and incurable. One in ten British Columbians are affected by this disease, with high blood pressure and diabetes as leading risk factors. Join CTV’s Norma Reid for an elegant evening and help raise awareness of kidney disease and funds for the work and mission of The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC Branch and the Canadian Society of Nephrology.
Purchase your tickets here.
KPU Project Bloom
Friday, March 6th
9:00am – 2:00pm
Harris Barn, Delta
KPU is celebrating International Women’s Day by continuing to expand the reach of Project Bloom, an annual event that encourages collaboration and community between women.
On Friday, March 6th join this year’s Project Bloom Speakers President & CEO of Vancity, Tamara Vrooman and KPU Alumna, Amanda Smith Weston in Delta for a networking luncheon. This event provides an opportunity for guests to be inspired by brilliant, ambitious and dedicated women in an environment that supports growth and continuous learning. It is the mission of Project Bloom to serve as a platform to empower one another through the meaningful exchange of experiences and expertise. 100% of ticket proceeds will go towards building an Endowment for Women who wish to attend KPU.
The Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show
Saturday, March 7th (10am to 6pm)
Sunday, March 8th (10am to 5pm)
Vancouver Convention Centre
Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear and adventure travel experiences is back at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Don’t miss The Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show, happening Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th, sponsored by G Adventures.
Explore Adventure Travel, board sports, the camping showcase, running & triathlon and more! Featured this year is the G Adventures booth (#101) where you can enter to win an amazing G Adventures trip of your choice! Plus, drop by the Adventure Theatre for “20 Minutes of Mayhem” – the first ever G Adventures game show, with over $1000 in prizes given away in the short span of 20 minutes!
Tickets available at outdooradventureshow.ca
Celtic Thuder Tour
Tuesday, March 10th
Celtic Thunder is set to return to the Abbotsford Centre on March 10 with their brand new show “The Very Best of Celtic Thunder Tour”. The tour features an eclectic collection of the group’s best-loved and most popular songs from the past seven years.
Arts Club Theatre presents The Foreigner
February 18th – March 14th
All Charlie wanted was a little peace and quiet. So when he arrives at a fishing lodge in Georgia, it seems harmless enough to masquerade as a foreigner who can’t speak English. He soon realizes, however, that people will say the most extraordinary things when they think no one can understand them! An award-winning comedic farce, The Foreigner is both scrupulously clever and outrageously funny.
Running time: Approx. 2 hours 25 minutes, including one intermission.
11th annual CelticFest Vancouver
March 6th - March 17th
The 11th annual CelticFest Vancouver runs Friday, March 6th to Tuesday, March 17th! It's 12 days and dozens of extraordinary free and ticketed shows! There's great Celtic music, dance, theatre, tastings, and so much more! Plus, check out the free Celtic Village events on March 14th & 15th, and look for CTV Vancouver in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 15th at 11am!
Vancity will be facilitating a networking event. This event is designed to connect different Vancity businesses, organizations and not-for-profits in the Commercial Drive area through a casual meet and greet hosted at our location.
This seminar will be about fraud, how to prevent it and you will learn about simple everyday scams and techniques to protect your financial information.
Vancouver International Dance Festival
March 8th to 28th
Various Venues Throughout Vancouver
The Roundhouse, The Vancouver Playhouse, The Woodward’s Atrium and The Roundhouse Turntable Plaza
The 2015 Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) presents a dynamic showcase of extraordinary contemporary artists, including Canadian premieres from internationally-acclaimed companies and illustrious local artists, March 8 - 28, 2015 at venues across Vancouver.
Highlights include the Canadian premiere of legendary Japanese butoh performance group Dairakudakan, featuring spectacular sets and 22 mesmerizing, shape-shifting dancers, and Montréal’s experimental and in-demand contemporary dance company Par B.L.eux.
Also featured are international icon and Hungarian dancer/choreographer Ferenc Fehér, and leading Canadian companies including Montreal's Cie Manuel Roque, Toronto's Benjamin Kamino, and local favourites Out Innerspace, 605 Collective, The Response, and Kokoro Dance.
Tickets for all VIDF events are available at vidf.ca or by calling 604.662.4966.
Saturday, March 28th
Doors: 7pm Showtime: 8pm
Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville Street)
Imagine a 12-piece band comprised of some of the most seasoned and veteran session musicians in the country, joined by 28 hot-shot Canadian vocalists each bringing style and flavour to their own solo tune!
Motown Meltdown is an unforgettable evening of soul, rhythm and blues that will get your feet moving.
The Motown songbook is as familiar to most people as nursery rhymes; "I Heard It Through The Grapevine", "Dancing In the Street", "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" - you can barely say the titles without singing them.
Plus, for the first time ever, Motown Meltdown will take to the legendary Commodore Ballroom stage in support of Seva's Eye Care Work - Giving sight to those in need, through the power of song.
Featuring Dalannah Gail Bowen, Jim Byrnes, Leora Cashe, Candus Churchill, Oliver Conway, Warren Dean Flandez, Roy Forbes, Shannon Gaye, Al Harlow, Linda Kidder, Cecile Larochelle, Khari McClelland, Ali Milner, Claire Mortifee, Jane Mortifee, Marcus Mosely, Sibel Thrasher, Will Sanders, Rebecca Shoichet, Kendra Sprinkling, The Sojourners, Olivia Falconer Steele, David Steele, Don Stewart, David Wills, Garfield Wilson!
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver
CTV Vancouver is proud to welcome of Maroon 5 with special guests Magic! and Rozzi Crane to Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena on Sunday, March 29th. Tickets available through LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.
Scotiabank Bowl for Big Brothers
Over 30 events to choose from in April, 2015
Bowling Centres across the Lower Mainland
The largest fundraising event of its kind in North America, The Scotiabank Bowl for Big Brothers Classic will take over bowling centres across the Lower Mainland in April 2015. Over 2,000 event participants and 200 teams will raise pledges in support of Big Brothers mentoring programs for at-risk children and celebrate with an exciting evening of bowling and activities. When you raise a minimum of $60 you can bowl, eat, drink and have fun with a group of colleagues, friends or family, while giving back to a great cause.
Plus, join CTV Vancouver’s Perry Solkowski broadcasting LIVE at the CTV Mega Event from 5:30 to 7:30pm on Friday, April 10th at REVS Bowling & Entertainment Centre!
Saturday, April 18th
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Def Leppard, one of the world’s dominating powerhouses of rock, has announced a 13 stop Canadian tour in 2015. The group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, have become synonymous with their name. For the past thirty years the band’s concerts have become must-see events and have quickly made them an institution in the touring industry, as they continue to sell out arenas worldwide.
Vancouver Public Library and Vancity's
Small Business & Entrepreneur Series
Saturdays, February 28th – April 18th
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library
The Each One, Grow One seminar series for small businesses and entrepreneurs are invited to attend workshops at the Vancouver Public Library on Saturdays from February 28, 2015 - April 18, 2015. Each day an entrepreneur will learn key topics to be financially stable and sustainable.
Workout to Conquer Cancer
April 25, 2015
Join CTV’s Coleen Christie at the 2015 Workout to Conquer Cancer!
Sign up for the most meaningful Workout of your life! Workout to Conquer Cancer is that big exhale that harnesses the power of hundreds of people who are ready to lunge, stretch, and sweat their way toward a world free from cancer. Join the BC Cancer Foundation on April 25, 2015 at the Richmond Olympic Oval for a full day of upbeat group exercise classes. Register today for Workout to Conquer Cancer and give researchers at the BC Cancer Agency the courage to say cure.
Animation featuring The Cartoon Network
On now until April 26th
TELUS World of Science
Discover Science World’s newest feature exhibition at TELUS World of Science, Animation featuring Cartoon Network, presented by Vancouver Film School. On now until April 26!
Explore how art, math, science and technology come together in the exciting world of animation. In Animation’s stimulating and fun environment, visitors will explore the process of animation from concept to finished product—from storyboarding, character design and drawing techniques to movement, timing, filming and sound. Larger-than-life graphics of popular Cartoon Network characters provide a colorful backdrop to the exhibition, which also explores the history of animation and features a screening room and a cartoon museum.
Big Sisters Spring Lunch presented by Scotiabank
Tuesday, April 28th
11:30am – 1:30pm
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
19th Annual Big Sisters Spring Lunch
Unleash your superpower! Join Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland and keynote speaker Victor Montagliani at the 19th Annual Big Sisters Spring Lunch. Emceed by CTV’s Norma Reid, this celebration of mentoring raises important funds that help Little Sister Superheroes fly. Together we are strong!
Tickets: $125; $1,500 Corporate Table Sponsorship (10) Call 604-873-4525 x321 or order online.
Saturday May 2nd
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
OneRepublic have announced a ten stop Canadian tour in 2015, kicking off in Quebec City on April 18 and wrapping in Vancouver on May 2.
The 44th BMO Vancouver Marathon
Sunday, May 3, 2015
The BMO Vancouver Marathon is happening Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 and there is something for everyone! Sign up for the Full Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 8KM, and Kids Fun Run. The event is Vancouver’s only Marathon and Canada’s Top Destination Race! Registration is now open.
NKOTB: The Main Event
Tuesday, May 5th
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 to Rogers Arena for TWO shows! Thursday, May 14th and Friday, May 15th.
The tour follows the recent release of U2’s thirteenth studio album Songs Of Innocence by Island Records, which was given to U2.com subscribers and gifted by Apple to over half a billion iTunes Music Store customers worldwide. To date, Songs of Innocence has been streamed 81 million times and has been downloaded by 30 million fans.
“We are going to try to have a completely different feeling from night one to night two,” said Bono, “and have some fun playing with the idea of innocence and experience. More to be revealed!”
Big Sisters Become A Study Buddy
Volunteer as a “Study Buddy” with Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland! Did you know that Big Sisters offers a Study Buddy Mentoring Program? You can volunteer for just 1 hour a week and share your knowledge with a young girl or teen. As a Study Buddy tutor, you’ll help your Little Sister reach her academic goals and gain confidence in school, contributing to her overall self-esteem!
Being a mentor takes less time than you think! Find out more about Big Sisters’ Study Buddy Mentoring Program here or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to all women, age 19 and up.
The tour will feature material from Midler's iconic career and material from her new album, "It's The Girls!" - a glorious tribute to girl groups through the ages. "It's The Girls!" features the swinging sounds of WWII-era Andrews Sisters, to 60's super-groups like the Supremes and the Shirelles, to 90's hit makers TLC.
Whistler Water One Climb
In support of Free The Children
Sunday, June 7th
On Sunday, June 7th, join hundreds dressed in blue and “flood” the Grouse Grind – all in an effort to provide clean drinking water to the Kenyan village of Kipsongol.
100% of funds raised from the Whistler Water One Climb will support Free The Children’s special project in Kipsongol, Kenya, where thousands of people lack access to clean water for drinking, sanitation and hygiene. Just raise a minimum of $20 to be a part of this unforgettable day – or get in on some great prizes when you raise $50 or more!
From a live drummer to cheer teams, mascots and music, it will be a celebration the whole climb up! Plus, Free The Children Ambassador, Taylor Conroy will be speaking and inspiring you up the Grouse Grind!
To get involved and for more info, visit www.oneclimb.ca
Shania Twain – Rock This Country Tour
Sunday, June 7 & Tuesday, June 9
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Tickets available through Ticketmaster.ca and AEGLive.com (beginning Friday, March 13 at 10am)
Shania Twain, one of the biggest and most successful female artists in the world has announced her first North American tour after more than 11 years! Shania will be performing at 2 shows at Rogers Arena, one on Sunday, June 7th and another on Tuesday, June 9th! A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages also will be available. These offers can include premium reserved tickets, access to Shania Twain’s preshow VIP sound check, exclusive merchandise and much more. A $1.00 donation from each ticket purchased will go to the Shania Kids Can Foundation.
Friday, June 19
Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced details for his 2015 North American headlining tour. The cross country trek – produced and promoted by AEG Live & The Messina Group (TMG). The tour announcement comes on the heels of the acclaimed singer-songwriter’s triumphant night at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, where Sheeran was nominated for 3 awards, including the prestigious “Album of the Year” for his RIAA platinum-certified album “x” (pronounced multiply). Sheeran’s other nominations came in the categories for “Best Pop Vocal Album” and “Best Song Written For Visual Media” for his song “I See Fire” from the feature film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.ca
Broadway Across Canada Presents Disney's The Lion King
June 18th - July 12th
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Broadway Across Canada presents the smash hit Broadway musical: Disney’s The Lion King from June 18th to June 12th at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre!
More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when Vancouver’s best-loved musical returns to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Squamish Valley Music Festival
August 7, 8 & 9
Logger Sports Grounds and Centennial Fields, Squamish
Over 70 artists from all over the world will be performing at the Squamish Valley Music Festival with major headliners- recent 4 Grammy winner, Sam Smith, Drake and Mumford and Sons! More than 105,000 music fans attended the festival last year, making it the largest outdoor music event in Western Canada. It generated an estimated economic impact of over $32 million over the four days of the festival. Full lineup and ticket info available at SquamishFestival.com.
The 2015 Ride To Conquer Cancer
August 29 & 30, 2015
Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA
conquercancer.ca or Phone: 888-771-BIKE (2453)
The Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Silver Wheaton is a unique, two-day cycling event which will take place on an exciting new weekend: August 29-30, 2015. Sign up now and create a team! The money raised will benefit BC Cancer Foundation and support leading clinicians, scientists, and researchers whose search for new discoveries and improved patient outcomes will have a real impact in our communities throughout the province, across Canada, and around the world.
Madonna – Rebel Heart Tour
Wednesday, October 14
Tickets available through LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster
The “Rebel Heart” Tour follows the March 9 release of Madonna’s Rebel Heart album on Interscope Records. Rave reviews for Madonna’s 13th studio album include: The Sun (UK) “The Queen of Pop will reign again – Madonna is about to release her best album in 17 years and one of the greatest of her career.” NY Times: “They won’t experience the celebrity of Madonna the fashion statement but the Madonna who has kept us listening for decades: Madonna the musician”. For complete tour and ticket information, please visit www.madonna.com and www.livenation.com.
BC SPCA Million Acts Of Kindness
In 2015 the BC SPCA celebrates 120 years of serving and protecting animals. To mark this special anniversary, the BC SPCA is urging all animal lovers to join with us to carry out one million acts of kindness for companion, farm and wild animals throughout 2015.
Each week we’ll post a featured act of kindness – take action and help spread the word by sharing your acts with friends and family. Our featured acts are easy steps that anyone can do to make a difference, regardless of age or if you currently have a pet or not.
The BC SPCA invites you to join the movement to carry out a million acts of kindness for companion, farm and wild animals in 2015. Sign up now and check out our weekly featured act of kindness. All it takes is one small act to change the life of an animal forever.
BC SPCA Lottery for Animals in Need
Tickets are on sale now for the 2015 BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need! Order now for your chance to win one of 31 cash prizes (totalling $100,000!) while helping benefit animals in need all across the province.
The BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need funds urgently-needed medical care, sheltering, spay and neuter services, advocacy, adoption and foster care programs and other services provided for homeless and abused animals in BC SPCA shelters across the province. Ticket purchasers must be 19 years of age or older and tickets can only be sold in B.C. Know your limit, play within it.
Buy your tickets now: order online at spca.bc.ca/lottery or call 604-205-5998 (toll-free 1-855-205-5998).
Community Against Preventable Injuries
With cold and flu season still going strong, it’s important to be careful with your medications. Before you think that only other people suffer from unintentional poisoning, have a word with yourself. Most injuries from unintentional mixing of medications are 100% preventable.
For helpful tips on how to prevent unintentional poisoning, visit preventable.ca