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Summer on the Mall – Paints & Plants on the Plaza

July 13, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


From moments of mindfulness at outdoor yoga sessions, to lunch hour concerts, a pop-up mini-golf course and more, UTown@UBC (part of Campus + Community Planning), has planned a summer of free festivities and fun to help you connect, relax, and encourage everyone to enjoy the beautiful UBC campus—together. All events are free and open to everyone while spaces and supplies last. For more information and event schedules, visit www.utown.ubc.ca/celebratesummer or follow @utownubc on Instagram.

Summer on the Mall Events:

Paints & Plants on the Plaza – July 13, 11-1, Flagpole Plaza
Did you know caring for plants can reduce stress and boost your mood? We’re calling all plant parents and wannabe green thumbs to take a mindful moment. Stop by Flagpole Plaza from 11-1 to paint a pot and take home a plant to care for.

Lemonade and Lawn Games – July 14, 11-1, Martha Piper Plaza
Summer is here! Swing by Martha Piper Plaza for some lemonade and a friendly game of super-sized Jenga, Connect 4, or other classic childhood board games.

Yoga on the Mall – Wednesday July 27, August 10 & 17, 11:45-12:30, Flagpole Plaza
Squeeze some savasana into your day! UTown@UBC and UBC Recreation have teamed up to bring you a relaxing outdoor yoga class throughout the summer. Check out utown.ubc.ca/celebratesummer for schedule & waivers.

Watercolours & Walking Tours – July 28, 11-1 Flagpole Plaza
Join local artist and campus resident Jessica Kang from for a 15-minute drop-in watercolour workshop. More into looking at art than making it? Belkin Art Gallery is offering limited spots to their Decolonization Outdoor Art Tour, starting at 11:30.

Mini Golf and Mini Donuts – August 4, 11-1, Main Mall at Martha Piper Plaza
Practice your putts, & enjoy a round of mini golf—and mini-donutsl—at the UTown@UBC pop-up mini golf course.

Music on the Mall – August 18, 11-1, Koerner Plaza
We’re wrapping up a summer of fun with Music on the Mall, featuring talented #UBC performers. Pack a picnic, grab some colleagues & classmates and enjoy sweet sounds (and sweet treats).