July, 2016

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Join me to celebrate Canada Day – Friday, July 1st

Come out to Renfrew Park Community Centre on July 1st to celebrate Canada Day! The Youth Celebrate Canada Day Festival is organized each year by a terrific group of Windermere high school students; this year’s edition promises to be as good as ever, if not better.

Gladstone & Windermere Graduates and Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! This is an exciting time for all of you and your families and I wish you all the very best in your future endeavors. I am proud each year to sponsor scholarships for Gladstone and Windermere Secondary. A full list of winners will be announced soon.

BC Teachers Institute

The Legislative Assembly of BC offers BC teachers a professional development program at the Parliament Buildings in our provincial capital. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2016. Visit www.leg.bc.ca and search BCTI to apply online for the October 18-22, 2016 session.

This course includes a meeting with the Speaker of the House, MLAs, senior public officials, and a behind-the-scenes tour of your Parliamentary Buildings.

Vancouver Greek Summer Festival

This 10 day festival runs from July 7 – July 17th, 2016 and has attracted thousands of Greek culture enthusiasts since its inception 1987. With a strong emphasis on Greek dance and food, this festival is always a sure hit! For more information, go to www.vancouvergreeksummerfest.com

Join Adrian as he participates in the opening ceremonies on July 10th!

Location: 4641 Boundary Road, Vancouver

Place/time: Opening Ceremonies begin at 5:30pm on Sunday July 10th

Fiji Festival

On Saturday July 23, 2016, join me and thousands of people in celebrating the 15th annual Fiji Festival. The free admission event encourages communities to come together and celebrate traditional Polynesian, Melanesian and Hawaiian dancing, folk songs and a Fijian fashion show.

Location: Swanguard Stadium, Burnaby

Place/time: Saturday July 23, 10am-7pm; with introductions of local representatives at 1pm