Support Canuck Place by dropping by the first West End Fest and Canuck Place Fundraiser this Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is at the West End Community Centre on 870 Denman St. and admission is free.


Celebrate 10 years of media art at the New Forms Festival starting Friday. The festival, which runs until Sept. 18, showcases a mixture of media art, electronic music, and digital culture all in once place at the W2/Storyeum at 151 West Cordova St.

Experience what it’s like to be a farmer without having to wake up at 5 a.m. to feed the chickens at the “Day at the Farm” event. There’ll be food, tours, and great music. The event takes place at Westham Island Herb Farm at 4690 Kirkland Road, Ladner.


Enjoy what’s left of the sun by attending the ninth annual Southlands Country Fair this Sunday at 7025 Macdonald Street. Admission is by donation, call 604-263-4817 for more information.


Get a taste of Davie Street heritage and culture at the Davie Day Street Festival on Saturday. Enjoy a true all-ages carnival atmosphere filled with food, fun, dancing, and circus acts. The carnival starts at 11 a.m., and stretches four blocks of Davie from Burrard to Broughton.

Walk your dog 3.5 kilometres and raise money for your pet this Sunday. The Vancouver walk will be at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park. Register through There will be raffle tables, dog games, and awards for the top fundraisers.

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