Free Dance Lessons Return to Robson Square This Summer!

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Grab your dancing partner and get set for another summer of free salsa, rumba, tango, and jive (and much more) lessons and performances at Vancouver’s Robson Square. Up until this point, my boyfriend and I have never danced together (not even swaying awkwardly at a club), so I’m really curious to know how we’ll fare together on the dance floor!

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Free Dance Lessons Return to Robson Square This Summer!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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Don’t let the threat of rain deter you from enjoying this weekend to its fullest – the air is warm, the water is clean, and there is something very freeing about just surrendering to the shower. Theatre Under The Stars (opening this week) gets a whole new ambiance and soundscape, yoga on Grouse Mountain becomes extra refreshing, and even heading indoors for a show feels a little cozier.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Keys to the Streets: Woodward’s Summer Jam Session, July 11th

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Keys to the Streets / Facebook

Music will fill the atrium at Woodward’s for the inaugural Keys to the Streets: Woodward’s Summer Jam Session on Monday, July 11. From 6 – 8 pm, an incredible line-up of local musical artists will gather to tickle the ivories and raise their voices in support of Keys to the Streets, a three-year old program that places painted pianos on the streets of Vancouver for everyone to encourage play over the summer.

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Keys to the Streets: Woodward’s Summer Jam Session, July 11th

Wiener Dog Races Set for this Weekend at Hastings Racecourse!

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This weekend, Hastings Racecourse will be going to the dogs for the annual Wiener Dog Racing Weekend that pits dachshund against dachshund in a no-bones barred race for top dog!

On Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10, you’re invited to cheer on the wiener dogs as they race their heart out to cross the finish line. The races offer a hilarious and surprisingly inspirational event between live horse racing that continues through the day.
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Wiener Dog Races Set for this Weekend at Hastings Racecourse!

Must-see acts at this year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival – part 1

Jessica Bardosh photo.

Jessica Bardosh photo.

Get out the blankets and hula hoops. The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is back July 15-17 at Jericho Beach, with a lineup that includes a diverse array of artists local, national and international, from as near as East Vancouver to as far away as China. Here are five must-see acts – with more to come in a second post.
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Must-see acts at this year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival – part 1

Gastown Cabaret – The Heatwave Edition, July 12th

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The long summer nights can inspire you to explore extraordinary events, challenging you to milk every hour that this spectacular season has to offer, which is why party planners, April O’Peel, Sweet Munish, and Sparkle Plenty, invite you to experience an evening of non-stop entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – Heatwave Edition at Guilt & Company in Gastown on Tuesday, July 12th.

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Gastown Cabaret – The Heatwave Edition, July 12th

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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This weekend we celebrate Canada, Vancouver-style, with waterfront fireworks, parades, yoga, park parties, the last weekend of the Jazz Festival, Inuit art, and an extra day off to enjoy all the sunny activities you can squeeze into three days.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend