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Special Events for February 2003


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February 1 - 23, 2003
An Enemy of the People: This adaptation of Ibsen's classic depicts the struggle of an individual versus a community facing the loss of its key industry to environmental concerns. At the Firehall Arts Centre, 604-689-0926.

February 1 - 28, 2003
Strathcona Artist at Home Festival at the Stratcona Community Centre, Vancouver

February 2, 2003
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet at the Chan Shun Concert Hall, Vancouver; 604-280-3311.

February 5, 2003
From Shanghai Alley to Tinsel Town: Chinese Canadians in Media Art at the Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch;

February 5 - 9, 2003
Vancouver International Boat Show at BC Place Stadium; 604-294-1313.

February 7 - March 8, 2003
Little Shop of Horrors: Don't feed the plants! Suddenly Seymour gets more than he bargained for in this Motown-meets-Broadway musical sensation. At the Arts Club Theatre on Granville Island; 604-687-1644.

February 7, 2003
Robert Munsch Live in Concert at the Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver; (604) 984-4484.

February 7, 2003
Toy Story - Free Family Movie Night at the Britannia Community Centre, Vancouver; (604) 718-5800.

February 8, 2003
-Railways Run Through It: Discover the stories and impacts of the railway history of Surrey. This exhibit has been researched by a team of Community Curators, each expert in their field of railway heritage. Discover the fascinating chronology of railways in Surrey, including the early logging railways, the routes of New Westminster-Southern and V.V.&E., the importance of the British Columbia Electric Railway, the role of Brownsville as a terminus and Cloverdale as a railway hub, and the more. Surrey Museum and Archives; 604-502-6456.

February 8, 2003
Chinese New Year Celebration: Pitt Meadows Recreation Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7p m. (no reserve seating) Cost: $15 per ticket. Chinese Buffet Dinner provided by Enjoy Garden. Put on by Pitt Meadows Foundation and Enjoy Garden Restaurant - get tickets at Enjoy Garden, call Dolores 604-465-0657 or Carol 604-465-5398.

February 8, 2003
Heritage Valentine Card Workshop at the Surrey Museum and Archives; (604) 502-6456.

February 8, 2003
Wild Bird Trust of BC Walk: MAPLEWOOD'S WINTER WATERFOWL - and their wonderful ways. At Maplewood Flats Conservation Area. 604-924-2581.

February 9 - May 25, 2003
Kids Koncerts: Presented by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. The series opens up the world of music for kids of all ages, with fun and interative performances by some of North America's top youth entertainers. Concert dates are: February 9 & 23, March 30, May 4 & 25; Orpheum Theatre; 604-876-3434. 

February 9, 2003
Kids' Koncert: Maestro Orpheus and the World Clock at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-3311.

February 11 - 22, 2003
Red Rock Diner: This two act musical revue is based on the legendary radio deejay, Red Robinson and celebrates the 50th anniversary of rock 'n' roll, at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-4444.

February 11, 2003
Jann Arden, Calgary-born songstress, who has sold over two millions records worldwide & earned seven Juno Awards. A Unique Lives & Experiences presentation. At the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-4444.

February 11, 2003
Muller, Lovens & Mahall, presented by the Coastal Jazz & Blues Society at the St. James Community Square; 604-280-4444.

February 12 - 15, 2003
Sketch Fest: The Comedy Festival presents Canada's only festival devoted exclusively to sketch comedy! Featuring groups from Vancouver and across Canada and the U.S. Performance Works, Granville Island; 604-257-0366.

February 14, 2003
BC Cup Speed Skating: Athletes from all over BC will arrive in Abbotsford to compete to have a place on the team that will represent BC outside of the province. Abbotsford Recreation Centre; 604 854-0184.

February 14 - 15, 2003
A CELTIC CELEBRATION WITH NATALIE MACMASTER: Special guest Natalie MacMaster joins the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in a special Valentineís Day treat that celebrates MacMasterís proud Cape Breton musical roots. Orpheum Theatre; 604-280-3311.

February 14 & 15, 2003
Snowshoe & Chocolate Fondue at Mount Seymour; 604-986-2231.

February 14 - 16, 2003
Outdoor Adventure Sports Show and Vancouver Golf & Travel Show at BC Place Stadium; 1-800-891-4859.

February 14 - 16, 2003
The Vancouver Golf & Travel Show at BC Place Stadium; 1-800-891-4859.

February 14 - 22, 2003
6th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film festival, various venues around Vancouver; 604-986-6191.

February 14-16, 2003
The Advil Outdoor Adventure Show at BC Place Stadium; 1-800-891-4859.

February 15, 2003
PRESCHOOL FAIR at Harry Jerome (Lonsdale) recCentre. Resources, preschools, products and community services for Toddlers and preschoolers. Call 604-983 -6461 to book a table.

February 15 - 16, 2003
Best of the West Antique Expo - the Cabin Fever Edition at the Tradex Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford; 1-800-667-0619.

February 15 - 16, 2003
Best of the West Antique Expo at the Tradex Centre, Abbotsford; 1-800-667-0619.

February 16, 2003
Broccoli and Butterflies, Axis Theatre: After two years in development, the Centennial Theatre is excited to present "Broccoli and Butterflies" as part of the 2002/2003 Family Festival. "Broccoli and Butterflies" is the story about the thrilling journey of three caterpillars from birth to maturity. Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver; 604-984-4484.

February 19 - 22, 2003
Pacific Piano Competition at the Gateway Theatre, Richmond; 604-270-6500.

February 19 - 23, 2003
BC Home & Garden Show at BC Place Stadium; 604-412-2288.

February 20 - 22, 2003
The Sleeping Beauty by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre; 604-280-3311.

February 20 - 22, 2003
The Sleeping Beauty, presented by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre; 604-280-3311.

February 20 - 22, 2003
Pacific Agriculture Show at the Tradex Centre, Abbotsford; (604) 291-1553.

February 21 - March 16, 2003
Merlin: Carousel Theatre presents an epic tale of destiny, power and friendship that is a must-see for fans of Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings. At the Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island; 604-685-6217

February 21, 2003
Comedian Bill Cosby at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-4444.

February 22 - March 22, 2003
Romeo and Juliet at the Vancouver Playhouse; 604-873-3311.

February 22, 2003
Children's Annual Swap-n-Sell at the Douglas Recreation Centre, Langley: 604-514-2865.

February 22, 2003
Dave Douglas Septet: Trumpet Player and composer of the year, 2002 Down Beat. At the Vancouver East Cultural Centre; 604-872-5200.

February 22, 2003
Hands Across the Sea: Featuring The Band of the Grenadier Guards and The Pipes and Drums and Dancers of The Scots Highlanders, at the Pacific Coliseum; 604-280-4444.

February 22, 2003
Kids Swap Meet: Over 100 vendors, kids clothes, toys - for sale. Abbotsford; 604 513-8880 for details.

February 22, 2003
Kids Toy and Clothing Sale at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds, 10 am until 1pm, 6050 176th St., Surrey; 604-720 7721.

February 22, 2003
VECC Kidsí Series presents Axis Theatre Co.ís Broccoli & Butterflies, Vancouver East Cultural Centre; 604-251-1363.

February 23, 2003
Kids' Koncert: Charlotte Diamond at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-3311.

February 23, 2003
PASSPORT TO THE PAST: Celebrate the development of Langley and the changes in transportation. Travel through Fort Langley's History by hiking the Fort-to-Fort trail and participating in activities at the heritage area at Derby Reach, the National Historic Site and the Langley Centennial Museum. 604-888-3911 for more information.

February 25, 2003
Barrage: The latest techniques in theatrical and lighting design capture the cast of violin players as they weave effortlessly between each other. Vogue Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-4444.

February 26, 2003
Barrage: he latest techniques in theatrical and lighting design capture the cast of violin players as they weave effortlessly between each other, form crisp lines, dissolve into spinning concentric circles and resolve into tightly knit formations with bows flying and feet blurring. The unique ensemble sound of Barrage captivates the ear from the very first note! Vogue Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-4444.

February 28 - March 2, 2003
Great Canadian RV - Sports & Outdoor Show & Sale at the Pacific National Exhibition;

Ongoing until February 8, 2003
Mary's Wedding: A heart aching and haunting romance about a young couple torn apart by World War I, who discover that their love transcends time and place. Vancouver Playhouse Theatre; 604-873-3311.

Ongoing until February 23, 2003
Arsenic and Old Lace: A sip of wine and a splash of murder. Two elderly aunts mix up more than cocktails for lonely gentleman callers. Stanley Theatre, Vancouver. 604-687-1644.

Ongoing until February 15, 2003
Treasures: A collection of smaller Inuit sculptures that date predominantly from the 1970's. A great many of these diminutive creations fit within the hand and beg to be handled. Inuit Gallery of Vancouver; 604-688-7323.

Ongoing until February 16, 2003
Dinner With Friends, a comedy-drama at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby; 604-205-3000.

Ongoing until March 1, 2003
Len Norris: A Retrospective Part 1: a retrospective of the work of the well know cartoonist, West Vancouver Museum and Archives;

Ongoing until March 14, 2003
Everest: at the Alcan OMNIMAX Theatre, Science World, 604-443-7443.

Ongoing until March 14, 2003
Secrets of the Lost Temple Explore an ancient Myan temple and hunt for priceless treasures in this Virtual Voyages Motion Simulator ride, which combines live-action film and computer generated images with state-of-the-art sound and motion. Sat.,Sun. & holidays; At the H.R. Macmillan Space Centre, 604-738-7827.

India: Kingdom of the Tiger: Journey across India, a breathtaking land shaped by a myriad of cultures, customs and traditions. Inspired by the writings and experiences of Jum Corbett, a pioneer of Indian wildlife conservation. A glorious tribute to this magnificent land, and to its greatest ambassador - the mighty Bengal Tiger. At the CN IMAX at Canada Place, 604-682-IMAX.

March 1 - 2, 2003
Abbotsford Collector Car Show & Auction, Tradex Centre, Abbotsford; 604 514-227. 

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