Top 10 Events to Attend in July

With July just around the corner, make time for these great events you don’t want to miss! From the Run Canada Day race to UBC Blueberry Festival, here are the top 10 events to check out this month.

July 1: Run Canada Day Race 2019

Get in the spirit of Canada Day with a run! Enjoy 10K, 5K, or 1K kid’s race along the trails of Pacific Spirit Park. Join the activities for all ages and a post-race hotdog BBQ in UBC Wesbrook Village.

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July 3: Drop-in Tour at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections

Ever been curious about what UBC has in rare books and special collections? Join this weekly open house and hands-on show-and-tell for an introduction to the space, unique materials, and collections. This event is free and open to the general public.

July 7: Sea Monsters are Way Cool because…

Stories of the giant octopuses, mermaids, and sea serpents haunt our dreams and nightmares. But where did these legends come from? Join Dr. Emma Shelford, oceanography doctorate and author of nine fantasy novels, to discover that fact is often way cooler than fiction.

July 10: Yoga on the Mall

Grab your mat and take a break! Open to public every Wednesday 12-1 pm for an all-levels, flow yoga class. Practice is tailored for all levels and ages.

July 10: UBC Chamber Orchestra Festival

This festival features the 2nd Place Winner from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Institution concerto competition. Performing Stravinsky’s “Suite from ‘Pulcinella’”, Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, ‘Italian’” at the Chan Centre.

July 17–19: UBC Blueberry Festival

Enjoy the variety of food made with love with BC blueberries. From a pancake breakfast to baked goods, this event features live demos, samples, and recipes made from local and UBC Farm ingredients at the Bookstore Plaza.

July 18: The Hot Teas | Amphitheatre Summer Series

Join us in the Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre for our Summer Series. Graduates of UBC, this dynamic acapella group sings everything from pop to indie to electronic music.

July 18: Beaty’s Nocturnal

Come by for a night at the museum! On the third Thursday of every month, the museum will stay open until 8:30pm. Admission by donation, all ages welcome.

July 24: The Natural History of Honey Bees

What makes a honey bee a honey bee? Learn about these charming creatures in their environmental context while learning about their own ecology. Attend the presentation and demonstration at the UBC Farm.

July 30: Bach Complete Brandenburg Concertos

Join Montreal’s Ensemble Les Boreades for two performances of the complete concertos over two nights. Performed alongside lesser-known orchestral works from the Baroque era, featuring concertos No. 2, 4, and 6.

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