Vancouver Wellness Events Guide – September 2019

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Although autumn’s around the corner, there’s still a few weeks left for you to enjoy some summer in the city. Get your step on (day or night), find your zen, or feast on amazing food–here’s our round-up of September’s health and wellness events!

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Vancouver Wellness Events Guide – September 2019

Supergirl’s Powerful LGBTQ Storylines are Filmed in Vancouver

Supergirl’s empowering storylines are making waves – after all, since its launch in 2015 the filmed-in-Vancouver Netflix show has introduced inspirational female superheroes, a badass CEO who uses her status to help other women, and lesbian and transgender characters whose screen time and storylines are treated just as intricately and meaningfully as heterosexual characters’.

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Supergirl’s Powerful LGBTQ Storylines are Filmed in Vancouver

Vancouver Voted Friendliest City in the World!

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Thanks to Vancouver’s open and progressive culture, the city is no stranger to topping out in polls, having won spots in lists such as; Best Cities for Students, World’s Most Bike-Friendly Cities, and Best Cities in the World.

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Vancouver Voted Friendliest City in the World!

New brewery hosts craft brewers and fans at East Vancouver block party this Saturday

Image courtesy blog.viarail.ca.

The Yeast Van Brewery District Cooperative is comprised of various breweries in East Vancouver. This Saturday the organization is holding its first-ever block party.

The Yeast Van Block Party takes place Aug. 17 from 2-8 p.m. in the parking lot at Container Brewing at 1216 Franklin Street. Tickets are now on sale online, with a limited number available the day of the event. Ticket includes two drink tickets. After that, all drink tickets will cost $5 for a 12-oz glass of beer. Wait, you say. Is there food? Is there a DJ (hope against hope). And what is Container Brewing? Find out more after the jump.

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New brewery hosts craft brewers and fans at East Vancouver block party this Saturday

Dude Chilling Park Welcomes Back it’s Refurbished Namesake

Photo Credit: New1130

Photo Credit: New1130

After more than two long years, the community of Mount Pleasant can now rejoice as the chilling dude figure is bought home to Dude Chilling Park, officially Guelph Park.

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Dude Chilling Park Welcomes Back it’s Refurbished Namesake

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend

This weekend is your chance to get a new perspective and hear a voice you may not otherwise with one of the many films at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival. The PNE is also now officially open with rides, weird foods and more; SeaWheeze is on with yoga, a run and an outdoor music festival; and Ambleside Park has the Blue Oyster Cult and Tom Cochrane.

Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Ongoing

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend

6 Places to Try Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Vancouver

Paddleboarding on False Creek in Vancouver

Paddleboarding in False Creek. Image credit: Tourism Vancouver / Tanya Goehring

In the last few years, stand-up paddleboarding (also known as “SUP”) has become really popular. Since you stand up on the board, you get a full-body workout AND you get a much better view of your surroundings than if you were sitting in a kayak or canoe. There are lots of places near Vancouver to try it out, plus some unusual ways to experience this fun new sport.

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6 Places to Try Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Vancouver