BBQ seafood, potluck dinner party, music, dance, sports and so much FUN!

Let's enjoy the last few weeks of summer before it's over! 

This will be an annual mega and joint event with many different activities available.
There will be badminton outdoors with lines and nets on the court, tennis, volleyball, basketball, some games and prizes for everyone attending. We'll also have card games, board games and feel free to bring anything you want. 

LOCATION: Strathcona Park around the 4 tennis courts in Vancouver next to the Italian ice cream place La Casa Gelato 218+ flavours and a few blocks away from Fujiya Japanese Market. 

DATE: Saturday, August 23, 2014 (Backup plan: If it rains, we'll automatically postpone this event for Sunday, August 24 from 3pm-9pm or the weekend after). 

TIME: 3:00pm to 9:00pm You can arrive and leave anytime you want. All of our activities will be ongoing from 3pm-9pm. 

BBQ Fund-raiser original cost is $25, but only $20 for CT members. 

Must confirm by 10pm Friday, August 22nd deadline. We need to buy all the food items and prepare them in advance.

For registrations, payments and any type of information regarding this event, please contact Derin Sporta (Event Host & Organizer). Mobile phone: (778)[masked]

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  • Derin S.

    MISSING 2 BADMINTON RACQUETS: I'm missing two of my Yonex Nanospeed 500 badminton racquets. I lent the racquets out for our Sporta outdoor badminton and BBQ event on Saturday, August 23 at Strathcona Park.

    1. The first badminton racquet I lost is a black and gold Yonex Nanospeed 500. It has a large, red "S" Sporta logo on the white strings and a black overgrip handle.

    2. The second badminton racquet is a blue Yonex Nanospeed 500 with the original red YY Yonex logo on the white strings and a black overgrip handle.

    If anyone has seen any of these racquets or know someone who was using it, please contact Derin by text or phone at (778) 712-7788.

    Otherwise, you can let one of my event hosts such as Esteban, Keo, Sebastien or Bailey know if you have any information. Thank you!

    August 26

  • Derin S.

    A big thank you to everyone who made it to our Sporta Tennis and Badminton Club fundraiser BBQ, sports and potluck party!

    Special thanks to Esteban, Asuka, Keo, Yuki, Marco, Leopoldo, Ji Han, Yuma, Katie, Arthur, Shin, Chris, Mina, Mayuko, Jessica, Sebastien, and many others for their help, volunteering and support!

    Some people had to work and leave early or arrive late, go to birthday parties or some other functions. Yet, I'm happy that they still came by to say hi and hang out for a while! We had people coming and going throughout the day.

    Most of the members of my Vancouver Tennis Club and Badminton Club are Canadians and native English speakers. It was a great chance for all the students to practice their English speaking and listening skills.

    We had people playing tennis at the courts throughout the day, badminton, hanging out and meeting new friends, practicing English and having fun.

    1 · August 25

  • Derin S.

    We have around 80+ people signed up for this BBQ, sports and music party now! I look forward to seeing everyone! :)

    1 · August 23

  • Korrie W.

    Hey, Derin. I am not sure whether you still remember me. We used to work for just one day last year. You are organizing something big on meetup. :)

    1 · August 22

    • Derin S.

      Hi Korrie! :) Yes, of course I remember you. Let's catch up at this event!

      It will be fun with lots of people! :D

      August 23

  • Derin S.

    *** NOTE: FOOD OPTIONS *** You don't have to pay anything if you bring your own food or you're not hungry

    1. POTLUCK: You can bring your own food for the potluck to share with others. Please list potluck food items that you'll bring in your RSVP. That way, we won't have too many duplicates.


    2. BBQ Fundraiser. Seafood (fish, salmon, prawns, etc.), juicy Angus beef steaks, burgers, hot dogs, squid, sausages, etc. BBQ Fundraiser cost is discounted to $20 for students or $25 per person

    Send SMS Text message to Derin at (778)[masked] to confirm your BBQ reservation. BBQ deadline is 10pm Friday, August 22

    Once your message is received, you will get a confirmation text message reply. You can pay Derin cash at Strathcona Park on Saturday, August 23. Thank you!

    We'll have loud speakers playing awesome music and have fun dancing too!

    Feel free to SMS text message or call me if you have any questions, comments, need directions or any help. :)

    Derin
    mobile phone: (778)[masked]

    August 22

  • Derin S.

    MEETING LOCATION: Strathcona Park, Vancouver
    898 Prior St (at Campbell Ave)

    MAP Strathcona Park in Google: http://goo.gl/IqFpDr TRANSIT: Take the number #22 Knight bus or #22 Macdonald bus and get off on Prior Street (which becomes Venables Street) near Campbell Street. SkyTrain: Get off at Main Street Science World Station and walk 15 minutes along National Avenue then make a left on Chess Ave to Strathcona Park. FREE PARKING

    August 22

  • Derin S.

    More than 50 people have signed up to this Potluck, BBQ fundraiser, Social and Sports event already! This includes my friends, Vancouver Tennis Club members, Vancouver Badminton Club members, Come Together English members and guests!

    We're expecting around 50 to 100+ people attending. Feel free to bring any friends or guests. It's a great way to meet new friends!

    There's something for everyone! Feel free to invite your friends and bring guests! *** NEW FEATURES - More games, lucky draws and prizes to win! Fun mini sports tournaments for all levels.


    Come out to join us in eating delicious foods, play many different sports, listen to music/dance, have fun, meet new friends. Let's enjoy the last few weeks of summer before it's over!


    COST: FREE
    All sports such as badminton outdoors with nets, tennis, volleyball, basketball, board games, cards, and dance/music activities are FREE and sponsored by Sporta

    August 22

  • Chris Zi Feng C.

    i want to join it but how can i pay for it

    1 · August 22

    • Derin S.

      Hi Chris: Send an SMS text message to Derin at (778)[masked] to confirm your BBQ food order reservation. The deadline for the BBQ order is 10pm Friday, August 22.

      Once your message is received, you will get a confirmation text message reply. You can pay Derin cash at Strathcona Park on Saturday, August 23. Thanks!

      We need an accurate count and total to buy all the food items and prepare them in advance.

      August 22

  • Derin S.

    I can give a 20% student discount to everyone in this group. So it's only $20 for the seafood/steak BBQ instead of $25.

    We're am adding some games and prizes for everyone attending such as t-shirts and gift vouchers. We'll have a mini badminton tournament for players of all levels (beginners to advanced), basketball shooting, etc. Feel free to send me your suggestions or ideas.

    August 20

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