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Community Events – April 20, 2018

What’s happening in your community in April?  Take a peek…

April’s Vancouver calendar features important dates and events in the Lower Mainland including shows, concerts, spring festivals, markets and events.

Link to April events around the GVRD:




 Capture Photography Festival

  • April 3, 2018 – April 30, 2018
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: Various locations
  • Admission: Free

High-profile exhibitions as well as emerging talent and community participation are in the lens. There will be events in Vancouver’s leading public and commercial galleries, as well as public installations and a series of community-based photo workshops, tours, artist talks, films, and panel discussions.


Pirates and Lovers Set Sail at Stage Door Theatre!

Ahoy Mateys! If a pirate’s life is the life for you then Pirates and Lovers is a must see! A tale of romance, action and adventure, this play is bound to get you hooked on the magic of theatre and the fascinating world of pirates. All will be revealed on April 24, 25, 26 and May 1, 2, and 3. Doors open at 7pm, showtime is 7:30pm. Tickets are available at the door for $15.  Come early to grab your seat, snack and beverage!

irates and Lovers Poster


Caramel Coffee House and Social Club

|Recurring Event (See all)

Join us for an afternoon of music, dancing and community.  Bring your own lunch from home and your dancing shoes too!  There will be live music with Anthony.  Everyone is welcome!


Date:  April 25, 2018

Time:  11:30 am – 1:30 pm


Burnaby Neighbourhood House

5024 Rumble Street
Burnaby, British Columbia Canada+ Google Map

Cost: FREE!

For more information, please email or


Demystify the employment journey at our May familyWORKs Vancouver workshop.  We will host McKenzie Hannewyk from Jobs West, the Developmental Disabilities Association employment arm.  McKenzie will discuss the employment experience from intake to job maintenance.  Bring your son or daughter to meet McKenzie and ask questions.

Workshop Details:

  • Tuesday, May 8 – 7-8:30 pm
  • The Barb Goode Training Space
  • 3223 Kingsway (at Joyce)
  • Skytrain via Joyce/Collingwood Station
  • #19 bus along Kingsway
  • Free parking along the side street and pay parking on Kingsway
  • Refreshments will be served
  • RSVP to Anne

Do you have suggestions for the next familyWORKs season?  I’d love to hear –

Link to Poster:  FW – Van -May 2018 Flyer