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Music and a Movie in Connaught Park – Singing, Dancing, Painting and Superheroes ;)

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for a sweet verse in Kits this Summer!  Join us for Music and A Movie, featuring the movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and much more!  Find the fun in Connaught Park, or inside the Kits community centre if there’s rain drops!  Pre-show starts at 4pm, movie at approx. 8:30pm, and good times at all times :p

Sing-a-long and get your dancing shoes on with a pre-show dance party with Rock’N’Beau, and performances by Michael Averill, Music with MarnieWill’s Jams and Harrison the Yoyer! Plus, a photo booth, local merchant treats, Paintillio, games and crafts, community exhibits, and some bouncy castles (of course!)

Presented by the West Broadway BIA and Kits Community Centre (we love to partner!)

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SWEET MOVIE TREATS 🍰

We’ve curated a special concession booth for your sweet tooth and foodie taste buds!  Enjoy treats from local merchants including Cartems Donuts, Bon Macaron Patisserie, Fresh is Best, Thomas Haas and other yumminess!

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SWEET TRAVELS 🛴
Walk + bike + roll!  There are many ways to get to fun!  If you’re taking your bike you can park it with The Bicycle Valet, or check out TransLink to plan your trip to the Spider-Verse :p
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SWEET PARTNERS 🙌
Music & A Movie is presented by the West Broadway BIA and Kits Community Centre, and we want to thank all our partners for making the community awesome, and making the event possible! Including concession merchants, Coe Lumber, Kidsbooks, City of Vancouver, Michael Tudorie RE/MAX Realtor, Vancity, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, TELUS, Dairy Queen, White Spot, and local community groups including BC Golf, Kitsilano-Fairview CPC, Kitsilano Neighbourhood House and West Side Family Place.
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SWEET PERFORMERS 🎶

Rachel Beau – Rock’N’Beau Dance Party Host and Event Emcee – Born and raised in the heart of Niagara, Rachel has been performing since the age of five. Rachel uses her strengths  to help enrich the lives of children& adults through the arts. A professional entertainer who has starred in a variety of events across the country primarily focusing on children’s entertainment! Entrepreneur and graduate of the Theatre Performance Conservatory Program at Humber College, Rachel has an extensive background in Dance, Fashion and Musical Theatre.  A long with kids high energy self-confidence building programs, Rachel dedicates her time to creating entertainment driven interactive parties! Rachel encourages her guests to live out their passions through music, dance and performance. https://rocknbeau.com/about/

Michael Averill – Michael Averill is an adventurous Canadian troubadour who delivers stories and songs of serendipity around the country by foot. Through heartfelt Roots, Folk, and Blues, Michael captivates his audiences and invites them to connect deeper within themselves and their communities. Onstage, Michael’s performance versatility ranges from southern lap steel slide blues, to intricate finger-style folk, to driving Celtic. He combines buttery guitar licks and philosophical wordplay into an intriguing musical experience. Inevitably, show-goers leave with joy filled hearts, new friends, and positively charged minds. Learn more at: http://michaelaverill.com

Music with Marnie – West Coast Families Magazines Reader’s Choice Gold Winner in 3 Categories, 3 years in a row for Best Concerts, Classes and Children’s Performer. Described as one of the Best Performers of her Generation by the Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Marnie will be sure to captivate your child and have them moving and grooving to songs from her 4 Award Winning Albums. Marnie performs funky and educational tunes that get kids and parents nation wide, moving and grooving. Each song tells a story and has an action keeping children focused and physical. Get ready to jump in puddles and swing like monkeys – being up on your feet and boogieing to the beat is what this entertainers show is all about. Stay after the show for hellos and autographs. More info & videos available at: www.MusicwithMarnie.com.

Will’s Jams – Will Stroet is a Juno Award nominated bilingual children’s musician from Vancouver, BC. Will has performed more than 1500 shows for children across Canada at theatres, festivals and schools. He has released eight albums in English and French and one music DVD, which have garnered international recognition. Will has received a 2011 West Coast Songwriters Award, 2011 Kids’ Music Award, approval from the Parents’ Choice Awards, five nominations from the Western Canadian Music Awards, two from the Canadian Folk Music Awards and two from the Canadian Independent Music Awards. Check out more from Will at: www.willsjams.com 

Harrison Lee – Vancouverite Harrison Lee first picked up the modern yoyo in 2011 and has been going ever since.  Harrison has organized numerous yoyo events including yoyo competitions and fundraisers, not to mention becoming the Canadian National Return Top Champion, twice. He’s also known as the yoyo kid in Vancouver with interviews and features in The Globe and Mail, KOMO 4 News, Global TV, CBC News, Breakfast Television, and on CBC Radio One, to name a few. The world of competitive yoyoing has taken Harrison all over the world, and he’s even yoyoed alongside the Barenaked Ladies (twice!), been invited to motivational events such as Interesting Vancouver and TEDxKids, and is a regular entertainer at local events. As a competitor, volunteer, inspirational speaker, and teacher, Harrison’s talent with the yoyo is truly amazing. Connect with Harrison at: www.facebook.com/HarrisonTheYoyoer/

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Date:
August 25
Time:
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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