May 2019 Events – It’s Time to Thank MOM & Get Active!

MAY 3rd – Walk-A-Thon, Surrey, BC

MAY 5th – Firefighter Climb, Calgary, AB

On Sunday, hundreds of firefighters from all areas of the globe will climb the 1204 steps of The BOW Building in Calgary to support firefighters and citizens battling cancer. Head down to support the cause! More on the Firefighter Climb available here.

MAY 5th – 11th – Dragon Boat Festival, Vancouver, BC

Head down to check out some pre-events for the Dragon Boat Festival. Learn how to paddle a Dragon Boat for FREE on Community Paddling Day or cheer on our youth at the Dragon Zone Paddling Club 500 Championship!

For detailed info check out their Program Guide.

MAY 4th – City Festival, North Vancouver, BC

MAY 4th – Alberta Bike Swap, Calgary, AB

Buy, sell, borrow or donate! Chris and Laura Grant started the Alberta Bike Swap eight years ago with a vision to create a safe place for the cycling community to buy/sell bikes outside the online world. Check out what’s available and meet like-minded individuals while you’re at it.

MAY 4th – South Asian Mother’s Day Celebration, Calgary, AB

MAY 5th – BMO Marathon, Vancouver, BC

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It’s not too late to cross running a marathon off your bucket list. Come join in the festivities for the BMO Marathon; whether you’re cheering from the sidelines or completing a new personal goal your presence is valued.

42km seems like a bit much? There’s also half marathon (21km), 8km, and Relay options. No matter what your fitness level, you can rest easy feeling a great sense of accomplishment.

MAY 10th – Mother’s Day Run, Vancouver, BC

MAY 10th – Stepper’s Annual Poker Tournament, Calgary, AB

MAY 12th – Mother’s Day Walk & Run, Calgary, AB

It’s MOTHER’S DAY! Don’t forget to show mom how much she means to you.

MAY 15th – Wee Walk, Richmond, BC

MAY 17th – All British Car Show, Vancouver, BC

MAY 20th – Point Grey Golf Tournament, Vancouver, BC

MAY 23rd – 25th – International Children’s Festival, Surrey, BC

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With a mission to inspire young hearts and minds to greater possibilities, the Surrey International Children’s Festival hosts various performance and visual based cultural art experiences.

MAY 24th – Family Fun Day, Coquitlam, BC

MAY 26th – Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, Calgary, AB

We hope you’ve been training because it’s almost here! Celebrating 55 years, the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon is introducing a 50km ULTRA National, Boston qualifier, Marathon option!

MAY 27th – 31st – International Children’s Festival, Vancouver, BC

Aiming to inspire and motivate young minds in order to embellish a child’s understanding of the world around them and what is creatively possible, the Vancouver Children’s Festival will take place on May 27th – 31st. Check out their Pajama Nights, Jam Sessions and much more.

Also be sure to head down to BC Place and cheer on your local Whitecaps May 10th, 25th & 31st!