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April 22, 2019
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Events: Apr 22 to 28

With Earth Day around the corner, learn how you can make both an ecological and social impact through discussions, fairs, and conferences.

The Collaboratory Series: Social Impact Lab

Why you should go

Free food and important discussions on local issues.  


Join a group of UBC faculty, staff, and students as well as community professionals to explore the current state of social issues in Vancouver through a panel discussion and conversation period. More info.

  • When: Wed, Apr 24 | 5:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 E Broadway


Earth Day 2019

Why you should go

Learn how you can decrease your eco footprint!


Celebrate Earth Day by learning about different ways you can care for the planet and minimize your impact. The event includes a seed exchange with UBC Seed Lending Library, a UBC Farm Pop-Up Market, and a clothing repair workshop.

  • When: Sat, Apr 27 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Wesbrook Community Centre, 3335 Webber Ln

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Anoushka Shankar

Why you should go

Shankar is a sitar player known in India for her dynamic musicality.


See Anoushka Shankar, one of contemporary India’s cultural gems, as she is joined onstage by other gifted instrumentalists; together, they will present a program drawing on classical ragas as well as contemporary cross-cultural pieces that showcase the versatility of the sitar. More info.

  • When: Sat, Apr 27 | 8:00 pm
  • Price: $15
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

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The 10th Annual F-Word Conference

Why you should go

Support fellow students over free food as they present their work on feminism.  


Through a showcase of student presentations, community organization workshops, and keynote speeches, join in on the conversation alongside feminist scholars, students, and community members. RSVP by April 25. More info.  

  • When: Sun, Apr 28 | 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Great Hall, AMS Student Nest


Walkin’ on Broadway

Why you should go

A performance of all the best of Broadway!


Enjoy an afternoon of Broadway theatrics by the Vancouver POPS Orchestra and Choir, including high energy performances of the musicals Grease, Wicked, and The Greatest Showman. More info.

  • When: Sun, Apr 28 | 3:00 pm
  • Price: $20-35
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

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