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Top 10 Things To Do In East Van This Weekend

26 Jul
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Looking for some fun things to do this weekend in East Vancouver?
Here’s our Top 10 List:
1.  Bollywood Wedding, PNE Italian Gardens, Sat & Sun. 2:00 p.m. 

2.  Don’t Forget Your Pants, Havana Theatre, Fri & Sat. 8:00 p.m.

3.  Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Italian Cultural Centre, Sat.  7:30 p.m.

4.  A Balancing Act, Havana Theatre, Sun. 3:00 p.m. 

5.  Fera, Falconetti’s, Fri. 8:00 p.m. (no cover)

6.  Trout Lake Farmers Market, Sat. 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with yoga at 10:00 a.m.

7.  Fraser River District Farmers Market, Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
with yoga at 11:00 a.m. (Level 1) and 12:15 p.m. (Level 2)

8.  Kitty Nights Burlesque, Biltmore Hotel, Sun. 8:00 p.m.

9.  Playland, PNE, Sat & Sun, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

9.  Free Flick Friday “Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightening
Thief”
 at Fraser River District, Fri. 4:00 p.m.

10. Late Night Movie, Rio Theatre “Party Monster”, Fri. 11:00 p.m.

Top 10 Things To Do In East Vancouver This Weekend

19 Jul
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Looking for some fun things to do this weekend in East Vancouver?
Here’s our Top 10 List:

1.  Illuminares Lantern Festival, John Hendry Park, Sat. 6:30 p.m. procession at dusk

2.  Bollywood Wedding, PNE Italian Gardens, Sat & Sun. 2:00 p.m.

3.  Don’t Forget Your Pants, Havana Theatre, Fri & Sat. 8:00 p.m.

4.  Vancouver Urban Winery Sunday Market, Sun. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

5.  Mount Pleasant Park Festival, Sat. 6:00 p.m., movie ‘Despicable Me’ at dusk.

6.  Trout Lake Farmers Market with Cookbook Swap, Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

7.  Fraser River District Farmers Market, Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
with yoga at 11:00 a.m. (Level 1) and 12:15 p.m. (Level 2)

8.  Gelato at La Casa Gelato 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. (Try one of their 218 flavours)

9.  Playland, PNE, Sat & Sun, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

10. JJ Bean Railtown BBQ Fundraiser, Fri 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Bollywood Wedding Comes to the PNE’s Italian Gardens Starting July 17th

17 Jul

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If you ever wanted to take in all the beauty that is a Bollywood Wedding, now is your chance. South Asian Arts is putting on an elaborate outdoor theatrical show in the PNE’s Italian Gardens starting today.   This is an interactive theatre event in which two young Indians are brought together in an arranged marriage.  The audience moves from one location to another as various scenes are played out such as the engagement, mehndi (henna), maiyan (a cleansing ceremony done to purify the individuals getting married) and milni (the meeting of all the men from each family) and then the wedding itself. The performance ends with a big interactive dance party at the wedding reception.  The wedding is being performed in true Bollywood fashion. It will be  colourful  as well as  extravagant with beautiful clothing, some serious drama and lots of dancing.  The cast consists of 12 characters as well as a dazzling dance team. The event gets under way at 8:00 p.m. tonight and runs until July 28th.  Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for seniors and children under 12. Tickets are available at www.ticketleader.ca.  This is your invitation to see the most unique wedding of the year!

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