Events


Sep
18
Wed
Cops for Cancer – Tour de Coast
Sep 18 – Sep 26 all-day

 

Support BC’s police officers and emergency responders riding in the 20th year of Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast! From September 18-26, riders will cover 900km through the Sea to Sky corridor, the Sunshine Coast, and down to Greater Vancouver from Maple Ridge to Richmond, raising money to support pediatric cancer research.

Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast comes from the Canadian Cancer Society, the largest national charitable funder of childhood cancer research in Canada. Through this event and other Cops for Cancer initiatives, millions of dollars have been raised by hundreds of law enforcement and emergency services personnel.

Help support families affected by childhood cancer today! More info at copsforcancer.ca.

Oct
7
Mon
Sports Celebrities Festival @ Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

The Sports Celebrities Festival presented by Wheaton Precious Metals is an inspiring and interactive gala making a difference by supporting the Canucks for Kids Fund and Special Olympics BC. Join us this year on October 7th at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

Now in its 21st year, this popular event has raised $5.5 million since its inception, enabling Special Olympics BC and the Canucks for Kids Fund to have a lasting, positive impact in our communities.

Funds raised help to empower athletes with intellectual disabilities to gain confidence, acceptance, and pride through year-round sport programs and competitions, and also provide vital opportunities, resources, and care to children and families throughout B.C.

Event highlights:

  • Meet and mingle with local sports heroes, including the entire Canucks roster, Special Olympics athletes, and more
  • Challenge Canucks players in great games such as table hockey
  • Photos with your favourite Canuck
  • Silent and live auctions
  • Live entertainment

HOW TO ATTEND:

To make a difference by donating to the event auction, purchasing a table, or becoming a sponsor, please visit specialolympics.bc.ca/sports-celebrities-festival

The Sports Celebrities Festival presented by Wheaton Precious Metals is about empowering athletes with intellectual disabilities to gain confidence, acceptance, and recognition. It is about celebrating the power of sport, which creates champions, unlocks potential, and breaks down barriers.

In 2019, the Sports Celebrities Festival will celebrate the 50th season of exciting Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey and the 50th anniversary of the global Special Olympics movement.

For more info and to find out how you can donate, please visit:

specialolympics.bc.ca/sports-celebrities-festival

Oct
21
Mon
THE WHO – Moving On Tour @ Rogers Arena
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
THE WHO – Moving On Tour @ Rogers Arena

For WHO fans everywhere, the announcement of a brand new tour means only one thing:  the world’s most untameable rock band is about to deliver the goods once again. Never ones for nostalgia, singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend will be unleashing the combustible force that is The Who, with syphmonic accompaniment this summer and fall in 2019.

The Who will also be releasing their first album of new songs in thirteen years later this year. On stage, the line-up will be rounded out by familiar Who players featuring guitarist/backup singer Simon Townshend, keyboardist Loren Gold, bassist Jon Button and drummer Zak Starkey, and complemented by some of the best orchestras in the U.S. and Canada.

Commenting on what WHO fans can expect on the 2019 MOVING ON! tour, Pete Townshend stated: ““The Who are touring again in 2019.  Roger christened this tour Moving On! I love it. It is what both of us want to do. Move on, with new music, classic Who music, all performed in new and exciting ways. Taking risks, nothing to lose. Looking forward to seeing you all.  Are you ready?”    

Oct
25
Fri
ABRA Cadabra – A Tribute To ABBA in Surrey @ Bell Performing Arts Centre
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Experience the music of ABBA like never before with ABRA Cadabra coming to The Clarke Theatre in Mission on Sept 13th, The Centennial Theatre in North Van on Sept 14th and the Bell Centre in Surrey on Oct 25th!

Featuring a live band, powerful vocals & dancers, this all-ages stage show will have you dancing & singing along to your favourite ABBA songs including Mamma Mia, Dancing Queen, Take A Chance, SOS, Waterloo & many more!

Past shows include performances for the Malaysian Royal Family, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Universal Studios in Florida (opening for Kool & The Gang), The Queen Elizabeth Theatre (opening for Boney M), the Esplanade Theatre in Singapore, The PNE, The Commodore Ballroom, The Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre, The River Rock Show Theatre, The Bell Performing Arts Centre, The McPherson Playhouse in Victoria and more!

More info at www.iloveabba.com