Community Events
D&D: Racism in the Workplace
Thu, Nov 28
Prizm Media Inc.
Nov 28, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Prizm Media Inc., 8838 Heather St #101, Vancouver, BC V6P 3S8, Canada
Join VMW for an evening of candid discussion and sharing followed by some mindfulness and breathing to leave you feeling empowered and living life powerfully.
Girling It! Living Confidently as YOU | VMW
Sat, Jul 27
Tong Louie Family YMCA
Jul 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tong Louie Family YMCA, 14988 57 Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 7S6, Canada
A Mother Daughter workshop exploring where our beauty ideals come from and how we can be each others Champions and Cheerleaders.
Social Night | VMW
Thu, Apr 18
West Village Café
Apr 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
West Village Café, 5620 152 St #160, Surrey, BC V3S 3K2, Canada
We're having a social night on April 18th! Come join the VMW team at West Village Cafe from 6:30pm onwards! Let's sit, chat, make connections and grow our impact! Will we see you there?
An Evening of Awareness and Understanding | Grace Club
Wed, Apr 10
Suite Genius Mt. Pleasant
Apr 10, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Suite Genius Mt. Pleasant, 225 W 8th Ave #300, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1N3, Canada
Join us for an evening of Awareness and Understanding - ALL HUMANS WELCOME! We have 4 fantastic speakers who will be sharing their diverse experiences with us - do not miss this one.
Caravan Of Hope · Fundraising for Clean Water | Islamic Relief Canada
Sun, Apr 07
Aria Banquet Hall
Apr 07, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Aria Banquet Hall, 12350 Pattullo Pl, Surrey, BC V3V 8C3, Canada
Join Islamic Relief Canada for an inspiring evening with Imam Zaid Shakir, a powerful voice in today's world. Listen to an uplifting address on how we, together, can be agents of change in times of despair and bring benefit to the world's vulnerable communities.
Fundraising Dinner For Yemen | IDRF
Sat, Apr 06
Riverside Signature Banquet Hall - Surre
Apr 06, 2019, 5:00 PM
Riverside Signature Banquet Hall - Surre, 13030 76 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2V6, Canada
IDRF in collaboration of BC Muslim Community are organizing a Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, April 6, 2019 (5:00 PM) at Riverside Signature Banquet Hall, 13030 76 Ave, Surrey, BC.
Intro Calligraphy Workshop | Ayjal Centre
Sat, Apr 06
Ayjal Centre
Apr 06, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Ayjal Centre, 181 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0J1, Canada
Ayjal Centre is hosting an introduction Course to Calligraphy. Here you'll be able to learn the essential basics of calligraphy to help you get started on the right track!
Ringleader's Conference 2019
Sat, Feb 23
Hycroft Manor
Feb 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hycroft Manor, 1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Ringleaders Conference: Live Big Lead Now is an annual professional development and networking conference for women in Vancouver. We feature a panel of powerhouse professional women in Vancouver (The Ringleaders Panel) and create dialogue, learning and intimate networking opportunities.
Sat, Oct 27
Vancouver Public Library, Central Librar
Oct 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Vancouver Public Library, Central Librar, 350 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1, Canada
VMW will be joining the City of Vancouver's Islamic Heritage Month festivities on Oct 27, 2018 at the Vancouver Public Library. Details coming soon.
VMW AGM 2018
Sat, Oct 13
Hycroft Manor
Oct 13, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hycroft Manor, 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver, BC V6H 1T7, Canada
VMW AGM 2018- Open to VMW Members, Honorary Advisory Council, Board of Directors and Executive team only. RSVP is mandatory.
Thu, Oct 04
Ismaili Centre Burnaby
Oct 04, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Ismaili Centre Burnaby , 4010 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 1G8, Canada
Using Media to Tell Our Stories - Join the Conversation. Workshop, Panel, Film Screenings, Performances and Networking.
Digital Storytelling Program
Thu, Sep 06
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Sep 06, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 12666 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2M8, Canada
First Day of Digital Storytelling Course at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Surrey). This course is brought to you by the Visual Media Workshop at KPU.
Steveston Social Cafe Day
Sun, Aug 19
Rocanini Coffee Roasters
Aug 19, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Rocanini Coffee Roasters, 115-3900 Moncton Street, Richmond, BC V7E 3A6, Canada
Get Social and Explore Steveston! Join VMW for a social (family-friendly) event to meet new members, existing members and public to network and mingle.
Digital Storytelling Info Session
Mon, Aug 13
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Aug 13, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 12666 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2M8, Canada
Interested in taking the VMW Digital Storytelling Program this September? Meet with instructor Allison Barton Youssef to learn more about what you can learn this term and meet the amazing group of powerhouse Muslim women creatives and boss ladies you'll be learning along side.
Vancouver Biennale
Sat, Jul 21
Vanier Park
Jul 21, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Vanier Park, 1000 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9, Canada
Vancouver Biennale is a non-profit charitable organization that celebrates and exhibits contemporary art in public space. Some of their iconic artworks around the city include A-maze-ing Laughter in English Bay, Giants on Granville Island, Trans Am Totem near Science World and WOW Westminster in NW.
Victoria Film Screening & Retreat
Sat, Jul 07
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
Jul 07, 2018, 7:15 AM – 11:15 PM
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, 1 Ferry Causeway, Tsawwassen, BC V4M 4G3, Canada
Join us for a retreat day in Victoria! The day will include yoga, lunch, film screenings and possibly dessert. Now, who can say no to dessert!?
Hiking at Buntzen Lake
Sat, Jun 23
Buntzen Lake
Jun 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Buntzen Lake, 5000 Sunnyside Road, Anmore, BC
Let's start off the summer right by going for a hike! If you've never hiked before, this is the perfect time to try it with this beginner hike.
Iftar in the Park
Sat, Jun 02
Spokes Bicycle Rentals
Jun 02, 2018, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Spokes Bicycle Rentals, 1798 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V7, Canada
Members, this Ramadan, let us show you our appreciation by providing you with an evening of relaxation and Iftar.
KPU DigitaLENS & VMW Film Festival
Mon, May 14
KPU Surrey Campus, Cedar 1205
May 14, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
KPU Surrey Campus, Cedar 1205, 12666 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2M8, Canada
A screening of all films created in this years Digital Storytelling Course. Need to know: - This is a FREE event -Q&A session with a Panel of 4 students - Parking in KPU lot is pay parking -Light Refreshments to be provided
Radical Love & Social Justice with Dr. Omid Safi
Tue, May 08
The Asian Centre in UBC
May 08, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Asian Centre in UBC, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Explore the "path of radical love" (Mahzab-E- 'Eshq), a powerful current of mysticism in Islam that begins with a bold claim: There is, ultimately, One Love. It is this Radical Love which brings together humanity and divinity through mystically powerful cosmic current.
Sun, Apr 22
Bell Performing Arts Centre
Apr 22, 2018, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Bell Performing Arts Centre, 6250 144 St, Surrey, BC V3X 1A2, Canada
On April 22, we're holding our first annual VMW Awards Gala, hosted by Aliza Vellani & Ayesha Chaudhry. Buy Tickets at
Film Screening
Tue, Mar 27
The Ismaili Centre, Burnaby
Mar 27, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
The Ismaili Centre, Burnaby, 4010 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 1G8, Canada
A look into the lives of empowering woman who conquered their fears and created a digital story to share with us.
Meet the Members at Open Mic Night
Fri, Feb 09
The HiVE
Feb 09, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The HiVE, The HiVE, 128 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G8, Canada
Come join us on February 9th for a fun casual night where we get to know one another and listen to amazing singers, poets and rappers. Event is open to EVERYONE including, non VMW members.
Remembering January 29th
Mon, Jan 29
Al Masjid Al Jamia
Jan 29, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Al Masjid Al Jamia, 655 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1C7, Canada
Let's stand together for an evening of remembrance for the innocent lives that were lost last year during a shooting in Quebec City at the CCIQ.
A Special KDocs Screening: Girl Unbound
Fri, Jan 26
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Jan 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 12666 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2M8, Canada
Don't miss this FREE event by our community partner KDocs. A screening of the documentary Girl Unbound, along with a Keynote Address and Panel Discussion/Q&A. Refreshments will be served.
Sat, Jan 20
Jack Poole Plaza
Jan 20, 2018, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Jack Poole Plaza, 1075 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5, Canada
One year after tens of thousands of people took to Vancouver streets to support Women’s March in Washington DC, the resistance is back. Join VMW members as we take part in this FREE march to defend marginalized voices, women’s workplace equity and the #MeToo phenomenon with the rest of Vancouver.
Ice Skating at Robson
Sat, Dec 30
Robson Square Ice Rink
Dec 30, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Robson Square Ice Rink, 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7, Canada
Join VMW for a fun afternoon of ice skating. Alia Youssef will be present and taking candid shots. If you do not want your photo taken please let us know. Ice skate rental is $4.00 (cash only).
Exit Room & Dinner Event
Sat, Dec 23
Browns Social House (Hwy 10)
Dec 23, 2017, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Browns Social House (Hwy 10), 15260 56 Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 5K7, Canada
Get to know other VMW members while enjoying dinner at Browns Social House and navigate through E-Exit's Antique Museum or Military Base games. Come solo or take your couple team building skills to a whole new level.
The Ringleaders Panel
Sat, Dec 16
128 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G9, Canada
Dec 16, 2017, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
128 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G9, Canada
Join us for our first welcome and fundraiser event: The Ringleaders Panel. Meet with Dr. Nasrin Maiter, Alia Youssef, Ilhan Abdulla and Veen Aldosky. ​ Enjoy an evening of live performances, henna art, the photo exhibit of Alia Youssef's The Sisters Project and a Q& A with our Ring Leaders Panel.
Info Session - Digital Storytelling
Fri, Dec 15
128 W Hastings St
Dec 15, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
128 W Hastings St, 128 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G9, Canada
Interested in learning how to make short films called Digital Stories? Combining the powerful and ancient technique of storytelling with digital technology? Join this course for an exciting way to script your personal narratives of the Muslim Women/femme's Identity. FREE INFO SESSION.

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