Around The Town in Vancouver B.C
Nov 01, 2011 to Nov 30, 2011
Diabetes Awareness Month
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Visit the Canadian Diabetes Association’s website and find out more about how to prevent or manage this disease. Date: Tuesday Nov 01, 2011 to Wednesday Nov 30, 2011
Nov 02, 2011 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
All Candidate Meeting – Mayor & City Council City of Vancouver – Events
Location: West End Community Centre
Come and meet candidates running for Mayor and City Council.
Date: Wednesday Nov 02, 2011 Contact: Angela Hope 604-257-8344
November 6th, The Mission Folk Music Festival presents one of the great Flamenco guitarists of our time with an ensemble of six musicians, dancers and singers from Andalucia, Spain. Juan Martin performs at the Clarke Foundation Theatre in Mission at 7:30pm.
Nov 19, 2011 – 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
VOTING DAY: City of Vancouver – Events Location: 137 Voting Places
This is your chance to choose 1 Mayor, 10 Councillors, 7 Park Commissioners and 9 School Trustees. It takes just a little time in your busy life and the impact is huge. Your vote is your voice. Be heard. BE A VOTER.
Date: Saturday Nov 19, 2011 Contact: 3-1-1
Nov 22, 2011 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Wayde Compton: Archival Intervention and Retro-speculation
Library Events – VPL
Location: Central Library, 350 W. Georgia St., Morris J. Wosk Board Room
Vancouver Public Library Writer-in-Residence Wayde Compton leads two dynamic workshops for emerging writers. The workshops use archival intervention as a method of written experimentation and exploration of political desires. Held on Tuesday November 22 or Tuesday November 29, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Each workshop is limited to 10 people. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. The VPL Writer-in-Residence Program is co-sponsored by The Canada Council for the Arts and Friends of the Vancouver Public Library.
Date: Tuesday Nov 22, 2011 Vancouver Public Library Contact: 604-331-4041
November is Adoption Awareness Month
November 27, 2011 CHOICES has a free information session at the Vancouver English Centre (250 Smithe Street) from 2pm to 4pm.
Call CHOICES to register 1 888 479 9811. For a free information package email email@example.com
National Historic Site Fort Langley – Parks Canada Fort Langley Legacy Foundation and Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of B.C. are celebrating ‘Caribbean Comes to B.C.’ for Douglas Day, 19 November 2011 call : 604-513-4777 www.parkscanada.gc.ca/fortlangley 23433 Mavis Ave., Fort Langley – Free Admission
The 16th annual Amnesty International Film Festival features 26 award-winning documentary films on human rights violations and the brave individuals and groups that are working to realize human rights for all. SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver. Full program at www.amnestyfilmfest.ca
BBPA Upcoming Events in Toronto
Nov. 3-4: The 2nd annual National Black Business and Professional Convention (NBBPC) – Expo. Merging BBPA Business Professionals and the young leaders of tomorrow to unveil the Roadmap to Generational Wealth. To be held at the Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto
Keynote Speaker will be Kevin Williams, President, GM (General Motors) of Canada. Prior to his appointment on March 1st, 2010, Williams served as GM Vice President and General Manager, Service and Parts Operations; President and Managing Director of GM de Mexico; Assistant Managing Director and Manufacturing Manager, GM de Mexico and GM North America’s Vice President of Quality. For information or registration contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 4. 3rd Annual BBPA Holiday Luncheon – contact: email@example.com
Jan. 16: Deadline for nominations for the BBPA Harry Jerome Awards to be held in April 2012. For Nomination forms/details or ticket details please visit www.bbpa.org.