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The Lion King

Tue, Jul 7, 7:30pm–10:00pm

North False Creek Seawall open house

Wed, Jul 8, 4:00pm–7:30pm

The Lion King

Wed, Jul 8, 7:30pm–10:00pm

The Lion King

Thu, Jul 9, 2:00pm–4:30pm

Red Light Rendezvous

Thu, Jul 9, 5:00pm–7:00pm

Happy Hours: Happy Cities 

Thu, Jul 9, 6:00pm–9:00pm

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Hot dry summer requires residents to be waterwise

Updated regional water use restrictions

Jul 6, 2015 – Find out when you can water your lawn due to the new restrictions. Learn what we're doing to conserve water and what we're counting on you to do to help.

Downtown Vancouver with smoke in the air

Cooling Centres are open if you need to get inside

Jul 6, 2015 – Our Cooling Centres, which include air-conditioned community centres and libraries, are open if you need relief from the smoke.

Awards of Excellence 2014 trophies

Awards of Excellence honour top citizens and organizations

Jul 6, 2015 – The winners of the Awards of Excellence were announced at a celebration hosted by Mayor Robertson and members of City Council. The Awards of Excellence celebrate those who make Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, accessible, and prosperous city.

Vancouver zipline

Vancouver’s first zipline opens to the public on July 2, 2015

Jul 2, 2015 – Add adventure to your life by ziplining at Queen Elizabeth Park, the highest point in the city! Buy your tickets online today.

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