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Make It! At PNE Forum April 21 – 23

19 Apr

MakeIt!VancouverIf you haven’t heard of Make It! you may be living under a rock. This event founded by siblings Chandler Herbut and Jenna Herbut in 2008, showcases artists, crafters and makers from all over Canada. This year, you will find over 200 exhibitors or ‘Makies’ at the PNE Forum from April 21st to April 23rd. You will find a wide variety of items including some personal favourites such as Beth & Olivia, The Lemon Square, Sea Luxe, Sable Shortbread, Laughing Sparrow, East Van Light, Amara Blue DesignsDIG Leather, Irit Sorokin Designs and Tessa Manu Photography. Alright, so that’s a long list. These are some of the many we will be checking out this weekend.  Shopping isn’t the only thing happening at Make It! There will be music, food trucks and a beer garden as well as a silent auction with items donated by the makies with 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Union Gospel Mission. Make It! kicks off this Friday, April 21st at 11:00 am. Tickets are $5 at the door with kids under 12 free. 

 

Little By Little: A Comedy Fundraiser At Seven Dining Lounge January 12th

4 Jan
littlebylittleOn January 12th, you are invited to a night of stand up comedy with the aim of raising funds for two great organizations, Union Gospel Mission and Covenant House. Seven Dining Lounge, 53 West Broadway, is hosting Little By Little which features the comedic talent of Simon King who brings along Ed Konyha and Sam Tonning to entertain you for an evening.  Simon we hear has an aggressive, but intelligent style of humour.  Simon is a seasoned comedian with appearances on Comedy Network, Comedy Central, CBC and CTV to name a few. He has a commanding presence and will be sure to present a great performance for two great local organizations doing so much for those that have so little.  With the cold weather snap, Covenant House and Union Gospel Mission are doing so much more and could use every bit of help they could get. To support them, you just need to show up and provide a minimum $10 donation at the door.  Of course, if you can’t attend, you can still go online and donate to either (or both) organizations to help them do the great work they do.  The doors open at 8:00 pm on January 12th, show begins at 8:30 pm. You can also purchase your tickets online via Eventbrite to reserve your spot(s).
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