Link Fest: Events for the End of January

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My dance card is nearing capacity for February but there is still much to do this month. Here is this week’s Link Fest for your perusal.

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  • Friday January 22nd @ 9:00pm head down to the Rickshaw Theatre for the Shimmy Shake Showdown 2010, in support of the Terminal City Rollergirls.
  • January 22nd is also the launch of LunarFest 2010, a Vancouver Lantern Festival & International Art Exchange between Canada & Taiwan that will run until February 28th.
  • This Saturday January 23rd is Arthritis Society Night at the Abbotsford Heat Game.
  • Help for Haiti Pub Night happens January 26th at Steamworks.
  • January 26th at the Dunbar Community Centre you can take an Earthquake Preparedness workshop. This is a free event that will run 7:00 – 8:30pm (4747 Dunbar Street – Room 202).
  • Duthie Books will soon close its doors forever. Stop by this legendary Vancouver bookstore starting January 28th for their very last annual sale with 40% off merchandise.
  • Megaphone Magazine‘s special 2010 Winter Games issue will be out January 29th. Look for people selling it out & about in your community.
  • Daydream Weddings will be hosting a Valentine’s Boudoir Photography Marathon January 30th and 31st.
  • On January 30th there will be an Urban Barn Dance 8:00pm – 10:30pm at the Hastings Community Centre (tickets $8).
  • Bowl for Big Brothers 2010 team registration is now open. The event takes place between April 11th – May 15th this year.
  • REMINDER: If you’d like to try out for Red Bull’s Crashed Ice you can do so at Canlan Ice Sports in North Vancouver on January 29th.
  • The National Film Board (NFB) is now offering content online in HD and 3D.
  • If you have a community event that you would like to promote, please feel free to send me the details.

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