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Kids Storm President's Office

February 01, 2018

UBC's cutest and youngest broke in to Santa's Ono's office, and now they are scheming to take over UBC's Arts & Culture District this Family Day weekend. More details here: www.utown.ubc.ca/kidsrunubc 

April 13, 2017

Earth Day is April 22! Check out these UBC events

This year's Earth Day Network theme is Environmental Climate Literacy and, in Canada, Earth Day Canada theme is Earth Play. There are a number of events you can attend to engage in conversations revolving Earth Day.  UBC's Climate Action Plan: What's next? April 19, 2017...

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March 30, 2017

Register now for Kids Fit!

Kids are happiest when they are running, jumping and playing!  Registration is now open for Kids Fit, a 6-week program that helps kids aged 7-12 develop physical literacy through fun games, sports and activities all over UBC campus. Program fee is only $40 for UTown@UBC and UNA residents....

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March 15, 2017

We are Hiring!

Passionate about building community on campus? You could be Community Development's newest team member as Community Animator. We're looking for a dynamic, creative, engaged student who is interested in developing project coordination and event management skills, as well as flexing their...

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March 14, 2017

Join us at the Reconciliation Pole Installation Ceremony

Honouring a Time Before, During and After Canada’s Indian Residential Schools The University of British Columbia invites you to join in the raising of Reconciliation Pole. Reconciliation Pole will be installed in the manner of a traditional Haida pole raising. All are welcome to...

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March 13, 2017

Spring Break at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum

During Spring Break, join the Beaty Biodiversity Museum every day at 12:00 pm for a different hands-on activity, brought to you by volunteers, staff, curators, and special guests! Meet new friends while exploring different aspects of the biodiversity around us. From identifying incredible insects,...

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February 27, 2017

Lee Square Pop Up Playground

Drop by after school or work and don't miss the special light display that will transform Lee Square into a Pop Up Playground. Move your way through games like hopscotch and four squares, dance around to the beat of our DJ, and enjoy some street eats. More info: http://planning.ubc.ca/news-...

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February 03, 2017

February is the Month to Get Moving

This February, break up with your chair and fall in love with moving more and sitting less! Move UBC is a month-long campaign focused on encouraging our community members to reduce sedentary behaviour and fit movement into their day in fun and easy ways—this campaign exemplifies UBC’s vision for...

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January 26, 2017

Free UBC Talk: Barcelona's Bold Plan for Citizen Spaces

Barcelona is implementing a radical new plan to address the problems of excessive pollution, noise and a lack of quality public space by converting a major portion of its streets to citizen spaces. Barcelona, like many prominent cities, has ambitious plans to move away from the hegemony of the...

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January 20, 2017

Apply for a Community Grant by February 12

Have a great idea for a community building project?  Want to hold a canning workshop, an intergenerational storytelling project, a street party, or a book exchange? Need the funds to make it happen? Apply now for a UTown@UBC grant. Funds up to $1000 are available. Deadline to apply is...

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January 04, 2017

Beautify my Bike Cage Mural Contest

Calling all artists and cycling enthusiasts! We need your help to animate our campus bike cages. The objective is to create a design and paint a mural that covers half of the wall in the Fraser River Parkade bike cage - approximately 25 feet by 7 feet. That is the challenge...

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