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Sex Talk in the City: The class­room, the bed­room, the street Mu­seum of Van­cou­ver On­go­ing un­til Septem­ber 2

Sex Talk in the City teases out how peo­ple in Van­cou­ver have learned about sex­u­al­ity, de­fined plea­sure, and re­sponded to the pol­i­tics of sex. www.mu­se­u­mof­van­cou­ver.ca

Baby and Me Hik­ing Club

Pa­cific Spirit Park July 2- Septem­ber 3, Tues­days, 10:30am-12noon Come and en­joy weekly hikes with baby, meet other new par­ents and en­joy the beau­ti­ful out­doors. Hikes are all easy to mod­er­ate. The cost is $40 for 10 hikes. 604.432.6359 | www.metrovan­cou­veron­line.org

Sum­mer Ser­e­nade

Spirit Square, Pitt Mead­ows July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & Au­gust 7, 14, 21, 28, 7-9pm En­joy sum­mer mu­sic se­ries of per­for­mances or­ga­nized by Bruce James Orches­tra. www.map­leridge.ca

Danc­ing on the Edge Fes­ti­val

Var­i­ous lo­ca­tions through­out Van­cou­ver July 4-13 Dance per­for­mances will take place out­doors at site spe­cific lo­ca­tions at Crab Park, Gastown, along with per­for­mances at the Sco­tia­bank Dance Cen­tre and the Fire­hall Arts Cen­tre. Sin­gle tick­ets range from $20-$28. 604.689.0926

EPIC Sus­tain­able Liv­ing Fes­ti­val 2013

VanDusen Botan­i­cal Gar­den, Van­cou­ver July 6 & 7 Van­cou­ver’s new­est and groovi­est out­door sum­mer fes­ti­val cel­e­brat­ing sus­tain­abil­ity, cul­ture and com­mu­nity. En­joy a week­end of live mu­sic, beer and wine ven­dors, de­li­cious eats and a huge sus­tain­able liv­ing mar­ket­place. 604.695.5001| www.epicfest.ca

Global Re­lay Gastown Grand Prix Gastown July 10, 5:45pm

Watch North Amer­ica’s top cy­clists race wheel-to-wheel on Gastown’s thrilling 1.2-km course with the hair­pin cor­ner. Women’s race is 30 laps and men’s is 50 laps.

www.glob­al­re­layggp.org

Khat­sahlano! Mu­sic & Art Fes­ti­val 1857 West 4th Av­enue, Van­cou­ver July 13

This free fes­ti­val fea­tures ten stages show­cas­ing more than 40 of Van­cou­ver’s top mu­si­cal per­form­ers plus eclec­tic pods of dis­tinc­tive lo­cal artisans, street per­form­ers and a host of other fes­tiv­i­ties.

604.263.6443 | www.khat­sahlano.com

Out­door Flea Mar­ket

Willing­don Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Burn­aby July 13, 10am-2pm Clean out your garage, home, at­tic and come on down! Sell your house­hold items such as dishes, fig­urines, books, clothes, toys, jewellery, lamps, small fur­ni­ture and odds and ends. Free ad­mis­sion for buy­ers. 604.297.4526

Slo-Pitch for Kids

River­way Sports Com­plex, Burn­aby July 13-14 Join one of 32 teams for some fun slo-pitch and help raise monies for kids suf­fer­ing life threat­en­ing ill­nesses. All prof­its go di­rectly to Make-a-Wish. www.slo­p­itch­forkids.org/char­ity-in­for­ma­tion/

Brem­ner’s Cus­tomer Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Day

Well­brook Win­ery, Delta July 20, 11am-3:30pm Free wine & juice tast­ing, BBQ, vin­tage trac­tor and car dis­play & tours of the brew­ery as well as a blueberry eat­ing con­test! Please pre book for a tour. 604.946.1868 | www.well­brook­win­ery.com

Cir­cle Craft & Craft Coun­cil of BC Sum­mer Mar­ket

Jack Poole Plaza, Van­cou­ver July 25-28, check web­site for time En­joy this out­door Sum­mer Mar­ket with over 70 ex­hibitors! Ad­mis­sion is free. 604.801.5220 | www.cir­cle­craft.net

Con­certs in the Square

Ship­builders’ Square in the Ship­yards, North Van­cou­ver Au­gust 3, 10 & 17 Fea­tur­ing con­tem­po­rary record­ing artists, cul­tural per­form­ers and a dis­play of orig­i­nal art by lo­cal artisans. www.cnv.org/con­certsinthesquare

Van­cou­ver Pride Pa­rade & Fes­ti­val

Runs along Den­man Street & ends at Sun­set Beach Fes­ti­val site Au­gust 4, 12noon The pa­rade en­tries in­clude colour­ful floats, mu­si­cal march­ing bands, com­mu­nity groups and 650,000 spec­ta­tors. Af­ter the pa­rade, lis­ten to live mu­sic & en­joy the head­lin­ers on the Fes­ti­val Stage. There will be booths with prod­ucts and ser­vices & a pri­vate, beach­front beer gar­den. www.van­cou­ver­pride.ca

Sum­mer Night Con­certs

PNE Am­phithe­atre, Van­cou­ver Au­gust 17-Septem­ber 2 En­joy nightly con­certs at the PNE in­clud­ing Melissa Etheridge, Lover­boy & For­eigner. Free with gate ad­mis­sion. www.pne.ca

Kids Swap Meet

Cloverdale fair­grounds Au­gust 24 New and gen­tly used kids items for sale with ev­ery­thing from baby to 10 years! 604.588.9919

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