The Vancouver Club

Blossoming Into Spring

NEW EVENTS FOR 2012

Our 2012 calendar of events has something for everyone... check out all the great ways you can make The Vancouver Club your 'Club of Choice'
for 2012.

Shape-Up In The Fitness Centre

Personal Trainers available by appointment, state-of-the-art complimentary studio classes including Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, Kettle Bell, Stretch, Cardio and Tabata Classes.

*NEW* VC Masters Swim Club

Every Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. YWCA Health and Fitness Centre Swim Coach: Stephanie Jung NAIA Champion 2006-2009 This class is suitable for all levels from beginner to hard-core, the only pre-requisite is that you can swim 100 meters (front crawl) non-stop.

$115 per session (4 classes)
Tote service, towel service and pre or post workout sport drink included.
limited space - call 604.685.9321 to register

Sun Run Brunch

Sunday, April 15

The Club is a great place to meet your friends or bring your team to reward them for their efforts!

Continental and Hot Buffet Breakfast $25

(Complimentary for registered Team Vancouver Club Members)

Another Eight Weeks of Madness

The madness returns from February 8 through March 31 with a new line-up of crazy nightly deals. Be sure to reserve early, specials are available in limited supply and may be going, going, gone by 7:30 p.m.

Mondays:

Fresh Shucked Oysters $2
Oyster Rockefeller $3.5
Steamed Clams, Mussels and Crab Legs with fries and aioli $15

Tuesdays:

Hand-Cut Steaks, Strip loin, Rib Eye or Tenderloin with baked potato and all the trimmings $3 per ounce

Wednesdays:

Gourmet Hot Dog Sliders $5
Gourmet Burgers $10

Thursdays:

Colossal Prawn Cocktail $5
Prime Rib $17

Family Fridays:

Build Your Own Deep Dish Pizza $10
Chocolate Buffet $12

Saturdays:

Lobster Night
whole grilled lobster served with drawn butter, potato and vegetable $15

Shake It Up In The Grill

Celebrity Bartenders Series

Seven great opportunities to see some of Vancouver's best Bar Stars in action...

Tuesday April 10, May 1, June 5, July 3 and August 7
$15 per person

Celebrity Bartenders Finale

Tuesday, August 28 in the Grand Ballroom featuring all seven 'Bar Stars' from our 2012 series

Cocktail and Small Plate Dinner Series

If you have attended one of our signature cocktail events before, you know to expect both great food and innovative signature cocktails prepared with a passion for blending and balancing flavours by our own award winning bartender, Jonathan Richard.
Imbibe, snack, get inspired... five courses, five cocktails... only $35!
Thursday April 19, May 17

Gourmet Wine Dinners and more

Tuesday, April 24

New York, New York - Sold Out

Tuesday, June 26

Italy Returns

Tuesday, July 31

Guest Cookbook Author's Dinner

Complimentary Wine Tastings Every Tuesday at Noon in the Club's Lobby are a great opportunity to sample wines from our monthly offerings in the Club's Enoteca.

Reserve Wine and Food Tastings
5:30 p.m. in the Enoteca
$45

Thursday, March 29

Antipasti and Italian Wine

Thursday, April 26

Tapas, Spanish Wine and Sherry

Thursday, June 28

Steak, Syrah and Cabernet

Tuesday, April 17

California Winemaker's Dinner

Join us for a fabulous seven course gourmet dinner in celebration of our partnership with Girard Winery. Gaining critical acclaim for excellent wines at great values, both winery and winemaker Marco DiGiulio have been repeatedly hailed by the Wine Spectator & others as among the best in the region. Featuring select wines from Girard's Library Collection unavailable in Canada.

What's So Funny Dinner Film Series

Laughter is definitely the best medicine - let us help chase away the winter blues with a series of three very different comedy films. Hosted by Vancouver Film School's Paul Jensen.

Monday, February 27

'Some Like it Hot' (1959),
starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemon

Monday, March 26

'The Party' (1968),
starring Peter Sellers and Claudine Longet

Monday, April 26

'Duck Soup' (1933),
starring The Marx Brothers

Dinner 6 p.m.
Movie to follow
$35 per person

Partytime

Ladies Cocktails and Cards Night

Friday, March 2

Bring your gal pals to the Club for an evening poker, blackjack, craps and billiards. Never played? Instructors will be on hand to guide you through the basics. Your evening includes a complimentary cocktail and a flight of three tequilas, a wine tasting and some very yummy treats.

Members and Guests $35 per person
Members Lounge / Bar III
6 p.m.

'Red Carpet' Black Tie Lobster Dinner

Wednesday, May 16

A fantastic four course gourmet dinner featuring fresh Atlantic Lobster served whole to the table with fresh lemon and hot drawn butter.

Martini Reception 6:30 p.m.
Lobster Dinner 7:15 p.m. $110
(reception, dinner, wine & entertainment)
Dress: Black Tie and Formal Gowns

'Paradiso' An Affair to Remember

Saturday, May 19

It's a formal affair. The fountain is flowing with champagne in our Roman garden where gourmet food is circulating and the band is playing so you can dance the night away to your favorite songs.
Members and Guests
Dress: Black Tie and Formal Gowns
7 p.m. $95

The Red Dress Party
Girl's Night Out

Friday June 15

The first time you saw it you wanted, it but knew you would never get it. It's not sensible. It's impractical. It's bright red and vibrant and shocking and you want it. This is your chance to wear a bright red, strapless ball gown with no apologies. Be shocking and vivid and wear a dress as intensely amazing as the person you are.

Dress in red... full-on formal, cocktail or red-hot mama Cocktails, music, entertainment and yummy nibbles
$35

'Scotch and Water'
Boy's Night Out

Date TBC

Set sail on Vancouver's first $12,000,000 mega-yacht the 'Spirit of 2010'. Indulge yourself in the finest single malts, games of chance and gourmet indulgences.

It's going to cost you... but hey, it's going to be worth it.

Back To Back Jazz Series

10 consecutive Wednesdays

February 8 to April 11, 2012

Get back in the groove with live jazz in the Grill from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Grill is going to sizzle with great live jazz, smoldering drink specials and complimentary dips and charcuterie. The lounge is seated on a first come, first served basis, so arrive early to get a seat.
Dinner reservations are available in the atrium.

March 7

Max Zipursky Trio

March 14

Jennifer Scott, Rene Worst & Dave Sakula

March 21

Melody Diachun, Doug Stephenson & Rene Worst

March 28

Rebecca Shoichet, Randall Stoll, Jennifer Scott & Rene Worst

April 4

Les is More Trio with Leslie Harris

April 11

Don Stewart, Jennifer Scott & Rene Worst

It's Tradition

Annual General Meeting and Club Dinner

Tuesday, April 3

Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the UBC Room - voting members only Reception to follow in Bar III

Annual Club Dinner

Buffet Dinner from 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom Members, spouses and guests are welcome
Dress: Jacket and Tie for Preferred Gentlemen
$55 per person

Spouses Lunch with the GM

Friday, April 20

A special luncheon for husbands and wives with membership privileges hosted by General Manager, Philip Ireland. This lunch is complimentary and provides a great opportunity to learn more about the benefits of membership available to spouses.

Annual Father & Daughter Dinner

Thursday, June 7

We especially encourage all daughters who are members of the Club to bring their fathers to this traditional event. In-laws, multi-generational groups and friends are most welcome to attend! A complimentary Father Daughter portrait will be available for each family group.

6:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner
$75 per person
Dress: Jacket and Tie for Preferred Gentlemen
minimum age of thirteen in effect

Strawberry Tea and Tennis

Thursday, June 28

Wimbledon's on and Strawberries are in Season! Tea sandwiches, petit fours, strawberry tarts and scones with Devonshire cream and house made fruit preserves.

3 p.m. in the Atrium
$25 per person
(minimum age of thirteen in effect)

A Family Affair

Big Wave Seafood Nights

Thursday April 26, July 26

Two of the things we do best... chilled seafood and hot jazz -what a great pair! Best of all, to celebrate your Birthday, your dinner's on us! One of the most extravagant seafood buffets available anywhere including fresh Atlantic lobster, cracked Alaska king crab, fresh prawns, shrimp and more. A hot prime rib carvery is also available.

$95 per person
$25 for children under 12
Children under 5 - No Charge
(one complimentary Birthday dinner per year for each Club Member - all to MEFC)

Grandparent's Tea

Friday, March 30

Create memories that will last a life-time. Enjoy a selection of savoury tea sandwiches and assorted sweets.

3 - 5 p.m. in the Georgian Room

$40 for adults
$15 for children under 12
(includes a copy of the book Madeline Learns to Say "Merci"

Easter Sunday Brunch

Sunday, April 8

A fabulous buffet brunch with all your favourites including sugar baked ham, roast leg of lamb, roast turkey a visit from the Easter Bunny with special chocolate treats for the youngsters. Reservations accepted in the Grand Ballroom and the Georgian Room from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

$65 Adults
$40 Children under 12
$10 Children under 5

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 13

Celebrate Mom on her special day with a fabulous brunch buffet at the Club. Featuring an omelette station, a selection of fresh baked goods, salads, seafood, eggs benedict, hot roast prime rib and plenty of delicious house-made desserts and a chocolate fountain... something for everyone.

Reservations accepted in the Grand Ballroom and the Georgian Room from
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Adults - $65
Children Under 12 - $40
Children Under 5 - No Charge

Spring / Summer Spring Fitness Gourmet Menu Mixing Gourmet Wine Film Series Cocktails Lobster Bottle of Scotch Jazz Music Champagne Family The Lobby Atrium Vancouver Club