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Please note: due to the large number of submissions, we are unable to respond/post every request on our website. We generally look at your request with a minimum of 3 to 4 months in advance before your event date.
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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
Famous Puppet Death Scenes
Mar 31, Apr 1-4, 7-11, 14-18: 8PM
Apr 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19: 2PM
Lively post-show talkbacks: Apr 2, 5, 7, 12, 14
Preview: Mar 31
Opening Night: Apr 1
The beloved Old Trouts return to Vancouver with their hit show! After many long and brutal years on the road in Europe, the US, and the rest of Canada, they’ve grown wrinkled and semi-feral, but they’ve come back with a promise: this show will cure your fear of death. Say goodbye to anxiety about difficult choices, to dreading birthdays, and to desperate pleas for immortality through fame, art, or progeny. Through a collection of famous scenes culled from the absolute best puppet shows in history, the Old Trouts will deconstruct your traumatized psyche and reconstruct you so that death means nothing to you anymore. In a way, they promise ever-lasting life. Through a puppet show. That’s right. Don’t miss it!
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!
SHARE Family & Community Services
Saturday, April 11th, 2015
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
Share a night of fun, food & entertainment at the IMAGINE Gala, happening Saturday, April 11th at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver! Celebrity chef judges Chef Dez, Chef Wayne Harris, Chef Boban Kovachevich, and Sous Chef Bruce Nollert will be making appearances to recognize local restaurant award winners, plus there will be a live auction and raffle at the event!
Proceeds raised benefit SHARE Family & Community Services, assisting over 50,000 vulnerable children, families and individuals in the Tri-cities area.
Nite of Hope
Thursday, April 16th
River Rock Show Theatre (8811 River Road, Richmond)
Save the date!
The 17th annual Nite of Hope will be taking place on Thursday, April 16th at The River Rock Casino and Resort.
Help raise funds for breast cancer awareness and research at their Grand Finale event, all while enjoying an elegant dinner, entertainment, and a live and silent auction!
For more info, or to purchase tickets, visit niteofhope.com.
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.
Taste For Life
An Evening To Conquer Cancer
Thursday, April 23rd
Vancouver Terminal City Club
Conquer Oral Cancer
Benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation, in support of oral cancer research and community screening programs, the 4th Annual Taste for life, An Evening to Conquer Oral Cancer is being held Thursday April 23, 2015 at the Terminal City Club.
Funds raised support on-going oral cancer research and as well, go toward the creation of a high-risk clinic that will manage patients from community settings whose lesions, through genetic testing, have been identified as high-risk for the development of oral cancer.
Named by the Province’s Fred Lee’s Social Network (Province January 8th) as one of 2015 "must attend events," Taste for Life, An Evening to Conquer Oral Cancer has raised over $215, 000.00 in support of oral cancer research and community screening programs over the past three years.
This gala event sold out last year so don't delay. Donate or purchase online at www.conqueroralcancer.com.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness
Friday, April 24th, 2015
7:00PM – Reception Time
8:00PM – Show Time
Hellenic Community Centre
CTV is proud to sponsor Comic Vision Vancouver, happening Friday, April 24th at the Hellenic Community Centre!
Sharing the laughter since 1999, Comic Vision has contributed over $7M to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, funding research to find cures for vision loss and blindness currently affecting over one million Canadian children and adults.
Join comedians, Darryl Lenox and Peter Kelamis for a stellar evening of fundraising and great laughs!
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
Science World at TELUS World of Science
Discover Science World at TELUS World of Science’s newest feature exhibition, 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.
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival
April 2nd to 29th
Throughout the Lower Mainland
CTV Vancouver is proud to sponsor The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF) happening from April 2nd to April 29th across the Lower Mainland.
The first sign of cherry blossoms mark the arrival of Spring and mother nature’s big show! The VCBF programming celebrates the region’s natural beauty, creates community engagement and harmony, providing unique experiences across the Lower Mainland with performances in Vancouver. This month-long festival has been ranked as one of the world’s best cherry blossom festivals, along with Japan, New York and Paris.
Come out and celebrate with the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival at the following events:
With our early spring, be sure to check www.vcbf.ca for updates and a complete listing of events!
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.
Kids Help Phone
Walk So Kids Can Talk
Sunday, May 3rd
Kids Help Phone wants you to join them at Walk So Kids Can Talk on Sunday, May 3rd at David Lam Park. Thousands of everyday heroes in communities across Canada will be walking side by side in support of Kids Help Phone, Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO.
Walk, run, wheel, or stroll in this fun 5K fundraiser to help ensure Kids Help Phone will always be there to listen when kids need to talk.
For more details and to register, visit walksokidscantalk.ca.
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!”
Odd Squad Productions
Jewels & Jeans Charity AffairWednesday, May 27th
CTV is proud to sponsor Odd Squad Productions’ Jewels & Jeans Charity Affair, happening Wednesday, May 27th at the Birks Flagship store in Vancouver!
An unprecedented fundraising event, the Odd Squad Jewels & Jeans Charitable Affair will provide inspiration, education, and entertainment in one single evening! Guests will enjoy a hosted reception, a silent auction of unique items and an energetic live auction.
Odd Squad aspires to offer guests an evening of elegance and entertainment while raising crucial funds for the charity. Odd Squad is delighted to host esteemed guests at the Birks flagship store – one of Vancouver’s best-known landmarks. It is stylish, elegant, and tasteful. It will be an unforgettable evening for all who attend.
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.
CTV Vancouver is pleased to welcome Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint Tour to Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena on Sunday, August 16th with special guests Meek Mill, Rae Srummurd, Tinashe and Dej Loaf.
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.
AC/DC’s latest album ‘Rock or Bust’ was released on December 2nd and immediately topped sales charts around the globe. The album’s first 2 singles “Play Ball” and “Rock or Bust” were added to rock radio and featured in ad campaigns for major brands like Major League Baseball and Beats headphones.
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.
Kelly Clarkson announces the addition of nine Canadian dates to her 2015 PIECE BY PIECE TOUR. Joining Kelly on the Canadian leg of the tour will be multi-platinum selling recording artist, Nick Jonas and Tyler Shaw. Kelly will be touring in support of her sixth studio album, Piece By Piece, which is available in stores and digitally now.
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