Events

We host a variety of social, professional and informational events each year and always love seeing new members. Come out and meet your fellow Canadians and check back often for new postings.

Want to see your Canada-related event here? Email us the details and we'll promote it!

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September

Panel Discussion: Venture2Impact

Panel Discussion: Venture2Impact

Docusign - 221 Main St. Suite 1500 San Francisco, CA 94105 San Francisco, CA 94105

If you work in the Bay Area and have wondered about volunteering abroad, come learn about what opportunities Venture2Impact might have for you.

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Are you interested in having a massive and sustainable impact?

Silicon Valley is one of the smartest regions on the planet. Our tech ecosystem is solving some of the world’s complex problems: from communications to transportation, search and entertainment. However, when it comes to volunteering abroad opportunities, there is not much out there beyond building a house, painting a wall or digging a well. That is until now!

Join us on September 25th from 5:30pm-7:30pm @ Docusign to learn about Venture2Impact and the growing movement of skilled based volunteering abroad.

Event Agenda:

- Introduction to skilled based volunteering abroad and how you can participate

- Panel discussion featuring volunteers from Salesforce, Netflix and Google

- Audience Q&A

- Mix and Mingle

Snacks are provided. Free event. Mandatory RSVP @ http://bit.ly/V2IEVENT

 

This event is ideal for:

- Skilled individuals with expertise in tech, business and education

- Individuals seeking global impact and adventure in other parts of the world beyond tourism

- Individuals looking to create meaningful relationships with tech professionals through the common interest of volunteering abroad

 

Sponsored by: Docusign, Canadian Consulate in San Francisco, La Pitchoune Winery

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At the intersection of art and science, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch witnesses in an experiential and non-didactic sense a critical moment in geological history — bringing a provocative and unforgettable experience of our species’ breadth and impact. The film is available on iTunes and there will also be a couple of screenings in the Bay Area starting September 25th. The San Francisco Green Film Festival will release their program on August 29th!

San Francisco- San Francisco Green Film Festival

San Rafael- Smith Rafael Film Center

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Sundays with the St. Lawrence (Stanford)

Sundays with the St. Lawrence (Stanford)

Bing Concert Hall

A cultural cornerstone of Stanford, the world-acclaimed St. Lawrence String Quartet continues its fabled partnership with the University.

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A cultural cornerstone of Stanford, the world-acclaimed St. Lawrence String Quartet continues its fabled partnership with the University, directing the music department’s Chamber Music Program, concertizing at Stanford Live, hosting a popular summer seminar, and running the Emerging String Quartet Program. For tickets and more info, check out the Stanford website.

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October

Canadian Leaders' Debate Watch Party

Canadian Leaders' Debate Watch Party

Melodee Cocktails - 240 El Cerrito Plaza El Cerrito, CA 94530 USA

Follow the Federal election by watching the leaders' debate with the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Program.

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Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Program and fans of Canadian politics to watch the English Language Canadian Federal Leaders' Debate at Melodee Cocktails in El Cerrito, California. 

There is plenty of free parking, and numerous transit options. BART: El Cerrito Plaza station. AC Transit: lines 72, 72M, 72R, 79 and 80.

This event is free, but limited to those age 21+ only. Snacks will be provided; purchase your own beverages at the bar.

Questions? Call Elliott at 510-642-0531 or email elliott.smith@berkeley.edu

RSVP: https://canadiandebate.eventbrite.com

 

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DML Canadian Family Thanksgiving (Berkeley)

DML Canadian Family Thanksgiving (Berkeley)

Alumni House, UC Berkeley - 1 Alumni House

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 Tickets for our 3rd Annual DML Canadian Family Thanksgiving are available now! Get them while they are still available.

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Bring your family to join ours at the Canadian Thanksgiving Celebration!

Nothing says Fall like a good Thanksgiving dinner. This year, give thanks for a wonderful community of Canadians by celebrating with us at Alumni House on the UC Berkeley campus. 

Enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with all your favourite side dishes, a complimentary host bar of beverages (alcoholic and non) and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. There will be family-friendly entertainment throughout the night. 

In the spirit of DML Canadians Doing Good, we have selected the Alameda County Community Food Bank as the beneficiary of our event. Support our joint effort in ending hunger and poverty in the community by bringing a non-perishable food item for donation or by making a small financial donation when you arrive. 

All ticket buyers will be entered into a draw to win a pair of round-trip tickets from Air Canada for travel within North America. All ticket buyers will also be entered into a draw for two tickets to one of the following special DML-hosted games at SAP Centre at San Jose: the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks hockey game or a Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks hockey game. 


FAQs

What awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to facilitate meaningful connections for Canadian culture here, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML here

For the 3rd year in a row now, we are partnering closely with UC Berkeley Canadian Studies to host this event. We are also very grateful for their sponsorship as well as sponsorships from Trade & Invest BC and several other universities and organizations. 

How much are tickets?

Adult tickets are $64 and Child tickets are $34. Ticket prices include a buffet dinner, drinks, dessert and an automatic entry into our raffles, including our grand prize raffle for two roundtrip airfares to anywhere in North America, courtesy of our Air Canada sponsor.

What is included in the ticket price? Are you serving food and drink at this event?

The ticket price includes a traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffetand Canadian favourites for dessert. It also includes a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic Canadian drinks. Vegetarian options will be available.

University of Alberta and McGill University Alumni get a 10% discount on all tickets. Contact us or your alumni association for details.

We're proud to partner with the Alameda County Community Food bank to be the beneficiary of our event. Together we want to make a difference in ending hunger and poverty in the community. 

Are you looking for volunteers?

Yes! We have a few volunteer spots available and you can purchase a volunteer ticket for 50% off the regular ticket price on the ticket page. Volunteers will work 1-2 hours during the event -- plenty of time to enjoy yourself while helping our amazing team! 

How will I get to this event? Where will I park?

Alumni House is a 10-minute walk from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station, and ~30 minutes by transit from downtown San Francisco.

Parking is available in the lots surrounding Alumni House. Information about getting there by car, and where to park, can be found on the Alumni House webpage.

 

What is your refund policy?

We will happily issue refunds up to 7 days before the event starts.

Unfortunately, after that date we will have already committed full payment to our vendors based on sales so cannot compensate ticket buyers for cancellations after Saturday, October 5th at midnight, or no-shows.

 

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