CTV Vancouver | Community Calendar

CTV Vancouver | Community Calendar

Community Calendar

CTV Vancouver is proud to support non-for-profit community and charitable organizations across the province.  To submit an event for sponsorship, please complete the form to the right.  

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.

We thank you for choosing CTV Vancouver to help promote your event and wish you great success.


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Lose the Booze
February 2017
losethebooze.ca

Take the month long challenge and LOSE THE BOOZE!

Trade your wine for water this February and raise funds for the BC Cancer Foundation. Give your wallet and waistline a little break and join us on a twenty eight day alcohol free challenge that will help advance life-saving cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency.

For more information & to sign up today visit: losethebooze.ca


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The Original Harlem Globetrotters
February 23rd to 26th
HarlemGlobetrotters.com

The Harlem Globetrotters return to the Vancouver Area with 5 games, Thursday, February 23rd through Sunday, February 26th. Witness some of the world’s best athletes execute unbelievable feats of ball handling… trick shots… and comedy. And don’t miss your shot to get in on the ultimate action with Magic Pass – the exclusive pre-show opportunity to join the Globetrotters on the court to learn tricks, shoot hoops, and take photos with the stars of the team.  Get your family in on in the action at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum, Abbotsford Centre, and Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Thursday, February 23rd through Sunday, February 26th.

SHOW INFO:
Victoria
Thursday, February 23 @ 7pm
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

Abbotsford
Friday, February 24 @ 7pm
Sunday, February 26 @ 2pm
Abbotsford Centre

Vancouver
Saturday, February 25 @ 1pm
Saturday, February 25 @ 6pm
Pacific Coliseum

Score your tickets at HarlemGlobetrotters.ca



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Arts Club Theatre
The Audience
January 26th to February 26th
Artsclub.com

From Winston Churchill to Margaret Thatcher, through Tony Blair and right up to David Cameron, the Queen has held a weekly meeting, or “audience,” with each of her twelve prime ministers. Peter Morgan’s imaginary glimpses into these tête-à-têtes provide a droll and fascinating portrayal of a lioness of history—one who, over the span of six decades, transforms from an uncertain young monarch into the revered figurehead of today.


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Cerebral Palsy Association of BC
Life Without Limits Gala
March 2nd
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Best Western Plus - Chateau Granville Hotel
bccerebralpalsy.com/lifewithoutlimitsgala

The 2017 Life Without Limits Gala will be held on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the Best Western Plus – Chateau Granville Hotel. The Gala is about ensuring people living with cerebral palsy can play Without Limits and have fun to help reach and realize their full potential. The evening will be playful featuring a three course meal, entertainment, live auction and a silent auction. The gala is not just a great opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the CPABC, it’s also an opportunity to meet and network with business professionals and community leaders.

Don’t miss out on this great event! For tickets and more information visit: bccerebralpalsy.com/lifewithoutlimitsgala


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14th Annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards 2017
March 3
Quality Hotel & Conference Centre, Abbotsford
abbotsfordcommunityservices.com/cda 

The Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards Ceremony started in 2003 to recognize the best practices of Fraser Valley organizations, initiatives and businesses in recognizing the diversity of our community. The event started at King’s Crossing and moved to Quality Hotel & Conference Centre in 2005. Each year, we have received nominations from individuals, organizations, schools, businesses and programs that work towards building an inclusive community, providing their clients/customers with accessible environments, and having reflective workforces for all. Cultural diversity includes but is not limited to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual-orientation and socio-economic background. The event has been organized by Abbotsford Community Services in partnership with the Mission Community Services, Chilliwack Community Services and New Direction English Language School. This annual event has been a resounding success and repeatedly sold out for the past five years.

For more information visit: abbotsfordcommunityservices.com/cda


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The Wellness Show
March 3rd - 5th
Vancouver Convention Centre
thewellnesshow.com

The 25th Annual Wellness Show will be at the Vancouver Convention Centre from March 3rd – 5th. Discover how to live a healthy, happy and balanced life with The Wellness Show! With high energy fitness demos, cutting edge seminars, a natural beauty area, healthy and tasty cooking demonstrations and 250+ exhibitors so you can take home all the wellness. There’s something for everyone. Come shop, sample and taste your way to better health. Plus this year join in on the 25th anniversary fun, featuring a memory wall, selfie station and fabulous prizes to be won!

More information: thewellnessshow.com


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GLOW Gala 2017
Presented by TELUS benefitting BC Women's Hospital
March 4th
Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
bcwomensfoundation.org

GLOW Gala is a 'by invitation only' exclusive event presented by TELUS at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver on Saturday March 4, 2017.

The inaugural GLOW Gala in 2015 featuring Sarah McLachlan raised $1.2 mil for essential and life-saving equipment for the BC Women's Newborn ICU as part of the Hope Starts Here Campaign. Business, healthcare and philanthropic leaders enjoy an elegant black tie evening of entertainment, exquisite dining and one-of-a-kind auction items and experiences.


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SHARE Family & Community Services IMAGINE 2017
Saturday March 4th
7pm – 10pm
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
sharesociety.ca/image/

Imagine 2017 marks the 12th anniversary of SHARE’s signature fundraising event, where the community comes together to support the great work that SHARE does in the Tri-cities. The theme this year is: “through the Looking Glass” and it promises to be a whimsical, fun filled night! The evening begins with our guests enjoying horsd’oeuvres and a sampling menu full of delectable treats and xavory samples from eight wonderful local resturants. Guests are invited to bid on the amazing live and silent auction items, play games of chance for great prizes and purchase raffle tickets. The evening will end with DJ Rhyno getting everyone to kick off their shoes and party the night away!

For more information and to purchase tickets visit: sharesociety.ca/imagine/ 


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5th Annual Kidney Gala
March 9th
Fairmont Hotel
kidneygala.com

Make a significant impact on the lives of Kidney Patients and Their Families. Join CTV’s Norma Reid for the magical evening of TRIUMPH, INSPIRATION and HOPE at the 5th annual Kidney Gala. Enjoy a gourmet 3-course meal, cocktails, entertainment, Wine & Spirits Wall and much anticipated live and silent auctions. Happening on March 9th at the Fairmont Vancouver Hotel, your contribution will help fund the Kidney Foundation’s world-class research through the Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training (KRESCENT) Program, Patient Services including Emergency Financial Assistance grants for kidney patients, information and education programs on early prevention as well as self-management of kidney disease and Saving Lives Through Organ Donation campaign.

For more information or to purchase tickets visit: kidneygala.com  


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Arts Club Theatre
The Men In White
February 9th to March 11th
Artsclub.com

When Abdul’s cricket team decides to take action to end their losing streak, they talk of recruiting Abdul’s brother, Hasan, who is an expert at the sport. But bringing Hasan from India to Canada will take more than just a plane ticket, and not all members of the team agree with the high cost. Follow this heartfelt story of how home can be found in sport and unite family across nations.


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HSBC Canada Sevens Vancouver
March 11 - 12, 2017
BC Place Stadium
canadasevens.com

The World Rugby Seven Series is one of the most dynamic global sporting events on the market, featuring the dynamism of sevens rugby, paired with a spectacle of entertainment and fan engagement that is second to none.

Rugby aficionados and first-timers alike will revel in the infectious spirit that will take over Vancouver. Spilling into the city streets, well-beyond the stadium, the party-like atmostphere and international celebration draws fans from near and far for a weekend-long festival.

The Series in 2016-17 will include ten tournaments held around the world, in which 16 national sevens team compete for World Series point at each round. The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is culminated with a champion being crowned at the end of the season based on total Series points. Vancouver hosted for the first time in 2016, where New Zealand proved victorious.

Tickets available for public on-sale on Tuesday, September 20 starting at 10:00am, PST. To purchase tickets and to learn more about series, visit canadasevens.com



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Arts Club Theatre

Bittergirl
February 16th to March 15th
Artsclub.com

This cathartic and catchy musical charts the romantic breakups of three women and the lively antics that ensue. ’60s girl group music like “Be My Baby,” “And Then He Kissed Me,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” and “Where Did Our Love Go?” provide the perfect backdrop for the bittergirls’ journey back to happiness. Who knew getting dumped could be so much fun?


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Science World at Telus World of Science
Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Daily OMNIMAX Film
Opens March 4th
scienceworld.ca

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.


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Burnaby Village Museum
Spring Break
March 13 to March 24
burnabyvillagemuseum.ca

Enjoy FREE admission during Burnaby Village Museum's Spring Break Opening this year. Stroll the streets of the village. Visit businesses and homes, take in demonstrations and chat with costumed towns-folk. There are special activities each day. Check out the Carousel Gift Shop and enjoy a treat or lunch at the Ice Cream Parlour. Exploring the Village with the Adventure Guide leads Adventurers through hands-on activities, crafts and puzzles. There are matching, exploring, and creating activities around the Village and even a carousel ride ticket!



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Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
Spring Lunch
March 30th
Vancouver Convention Center
bigsisters.bc.ca

Join Keri Adams at this year’s Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland Spring Lunch on Thursday, March 30th at the Vancouver Convention Center. Spring Lunch celebrates the power of mentorship, and raises important funds to support Big Sisters mentoring programs that help hundreds of vulnerable young girls every year. For more information visit bigsisters.bc.ca


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Bowl for Big Brothers
April 2017
REVS Bowling and Entertainment, Lucky 9 Lanes and Commodore
bowlforbigbrother.com

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 on April 2017. Over 1,300 event participants and 150 teams will raise pledges in support of Big Brothers’ mentoring programs for community kids and celebrate with an exciting event of bowling and activities. When you raise a minimum of $60, you are giving back to a great cause while having fun with a group of colleagues, friends and/or family. This year’s theme is Western and you can Join CTV Vancouver broadcasting LIVE from REVS Bowling and Entertainment Centre on Friday, April 7th at 5:30pm.

To donate, volunteer or register a team, visit bowlforbigbrothers.com


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Workout to Conquer Cancer 
May 2017

The brand new BC Cancer Foundation Workout to Conquer Cancer will become a month-long fitness challenge where you'll commit to workout everyday for the month of May 2017.   You'll tone-up, sweat it out and sample the hottest fitness classes as you raise funds to advance life-saving cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency. Cap-off your fitness filled month with the Workout Celebration Party!  Registration is starting soon, get ready to get fit for a good cause.

Sign up today at: workouttoconquercancer.ca


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The Ride To Conquer Cancer
August 26 - 27
conquercancer.ca

The Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Silver Wheaton® benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation id an unforgettable experience. This Ride is not just for cycling enthusiasts, but for anyone who wants to make an impact. You'll be supported every step of the way as you Ride from Vancouver to Seattle and enjoy some of the country's most scenic landscapes. Join thousands of fellow Riders for an epic two day, 200 kilometre conquest and raise vital funds for Cancer Research across British Columbia.

For more informations and to register today visit: conquercancer.ca

You can also support TEAM CTV in working towards reaching 1 million dollars in donations this year!