Community Programs + Events

 


2017 UNIVERCITY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AND SFU STREETEAT WEDNESDAYS

Wednesdays, June 14th – September 13th | 11:30am – 2:00pm
Town Square – 8960 University High Street, Burnaby BC

Join us for the weekly summer UniverCity Summer Concert series SFU StreetEat Wednesdays for some food truck fare, live music, games, and sunshine!

This year’s busker and food truck line up is as follows:

June 14th, 2017: The Land of Deborah | Waikiki BBQ
June 21st, 2017: Kaya Kurz | JapaDog
June 28th, 2017: Stringz Aloud! | Disco Cheetah Korean Grill & Thai Box On Truck
July 5th, 2017: Kaya Kurz | Taqueria del Pueblo & JapaDog
July 12th, 2017: Point Church Choir (10:00am – 11:30am) & Stringz Aloud! (11:30am – 2:00pm) | Flying Fish N Chipper & Waikiki BBQ
July 19th, 2017: The Land of Deborah | Disco Cheetah Korean Grill & Thai Box On Truck
July 26th, 2017: Francis Henson | Flying Fish N Chipper & Beljam’s Waffles
August 2nd, 2017: Sillken | Taqueria del Pueblo & Waikiki BBQ
August 9th, 2017: Kaya Kurz | Disco Cheetah Korean Grill & JapaDog
August 16th, 2017: Stringz Aloud! | Flying Fish N Chipper & Thai Box On Truck
August 23rd, 2017: Kaya Kurz | Big Red’s Poutine & Beljam’s Waffles
August 30th, 2017: Francis Henson | Disco Cheetah Korean Grill
September 6th, 2017: The Land of Deborah | Taqueria del Pueblo & Beljam’s Waffles
September 13th, 2017: Sillken | Waikiki BBQ

For more information and updates, please visit the UniverCity social media pages (Facebook: UniverCitySFU, Twitter: UniverCity_SFU, Instagram: UniverCity_SFU)


3rd ANNUAL BLOCK PARTY: 2016 UNIVERCITY FALL FESTIVAL

2016 Fall Fest Event Poster

Saturday, September 10th | 10:00am – 2:00pm
UniverCity Community – 8960 University High Street, Burnaby BC
Kids Zone: SFU Town Square
Youth Zone: Sales Centre Parking lot
High Street Zone: University High Street

Join us for our annual block party event celebrating our award-winning community on Burnaby Mountain! The 2016 UniverCity Fall Festival will feature a Kids Zone in the Town Square, a Youth Zone in the Sales Centre parking lot, and a High Street Zone for plenty of free family friendly fun. Don’t miss out on all the entertainment including two special performances by Treehouse’s Bobs & Lolo (at 11:00am and 1:00pm), Melt City Grilled Cheese and Mr. Arancino food trucks, performances by UniverCity buskers The Land of Deborah & Kaya Kurz, Go Bonkers Balloon Artists, Acro Flight Trampoline activity, 9-hole Mini Golf, Digital Caricaturist, Children’s entertainer, Bouncy Castle, Beat the Goalie game, mini donuts, cotton candy, popcorn, wine + cheese sampling, and more! See you there!

Please note:
a) Everyone is welcome. All food, entertainment and activities are free, however quantities may be limited and are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
b) Parking will be free from 9am – 3pm for event visitors in the P1 level of The Cornerstone building (8960 University High Street) and the P1 and P2 levels of The HUB building (9000 University High Street).
c) A free water station will be available at the Starbucks Beverage area. Please bring your reusable water bottles to stay hydrated!

For more information and updates, please visit the UniverCity social media pages (Facebook: UniverCitySFU, Twitter: UniverCity_SFU, Instagram: UniverCity_SFU)

 

 

 

CANSTRUCTION 2016

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The SFU Community Trust once again led a team in this year’s CANstruction Vancouver event – an annual design and build competition that serves as a major fundraiser for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society (GVFBS). In collaboration with Fast+Epp and HCMA, our team used over 6,800 cans to build Audrey II from the Little Shop of Horrors.

“Feed Me Seymour. If you feed me all day long, I can grow up big and strong.” These words spoken by Audrey II in the campy 80ʼs film Little Shop of Horrors could be echoed by the nearly 5,500* children receiving support from the Greater Vancouver Food Bank each week. *Derived from the 26,500 people that utilize the GVFB each week, with 20% of recipients being children.

Take a peek at how our team built Audrey II for CANstruction: https://youtu.be/mV1iQLQUOQg
For more photos, please visit the UniverCity facebook album: www.facebook.com/UniverCitySFU/photos

 

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