May is a great time to get out of the house and get into community spirit! We’ve gathered some info on ways to get out and meet people, learn a new skill, or give back to your community this month.

North Vancouver Beer Bike
Daily, 11am-1:30pm @ 8 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, $45
“The Craft Cycle Vancouver Beer Tours will be biking you around the best breweries to see in North Vancouver starting off in front of Tap and Barrel. This brew cycle tour will make its way up Lonsdale Quay to some of the most unique breweries on Lower Lonsdale. Our Beer Bikes will fit 15 people at a time, safely and comfortably.”

Art Walk
May 9, 4-8pm @ Fort Langley Community, Langley, $FREE
“Art Fort Langley is hosting an artists studio tour and walk with 15 different studios and galleries to visit.”

Salsa Thursdays
Thursdays, 8-10pm @ Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, $7.50-$10
“Open to singles and couples of all levels and ages. Start off with a 30-minute lesson followed by an evening of dance. Great exercise for body and mind. Make new friends. Canada’s longest running Salsa dance/lesson event, taking place since 2007.”

Community Emergency Preparedness
May 22, 6-8pm @ Regional District of Nanaimo, Nanaimo, $FREE
“Join us to learn more about emergency preparedness and Emergency Support Services (ESS) by RDN Emergency Services, plus information from local community groups. Emergency Support Services (ESS) is a program that provides short term relief across BC in the event of fires, floods, earthquakes or other emergencies. ESS relies on community volunteers. Stop by to learn more!”

Creative Facilitation 1
May 31 – June 2 @ Church of Truth, Victoria, $250
“This experiential training introduces you to the world of Creative Empowerment Facilitation. You’ll learn strategies for building safety that allows people to take creative risks. You’ll gain a framework for integrating creative practices into all aspects of your facilitation. You’ll build a tool box of easy-to-lead activities you can use the very next day to bring depth and heart to your programs.”