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10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, June 18

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10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, June 18

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Daniel Chai Jun 17, 2017 8:00 pm 1,143

Sunday is here and it’s waiting to show you a good time! From Father’s Day to a roller disco and more, check out these 10 things to do in Vancouver this Sunday, June 18.

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Vancouver Canadians Annual Father’s Day catch

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  • What: The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club invites families across the Lower Mainland to its annual Father’s Day Catch at the iconic Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. Families can enjoy dad’s special day by warming up the field for the team’s home opener on June 20 with a good old fashioned game of catch.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: 1 and 3 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver, (Entrance to this event will be along the third base side of the stadium.)
  • Admission: Free

Pop-Up Roller Disco

  • What: For rollerskaters who want to get together and skate in a fun, low-pressure setting. Think classic roller rink vibes: big hair, short shorts, long socks, glitter. You’ll hear disco, funk, R&B and glam rock from the ’70s and ’80s heyday of the roller rink. Prizes for Best Costume, and all skills and wheels welcome!
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: 7 to 10 pm
  • Where: Robson Square Ice Rink – 800 Robson St, Vancouver
  • Admission: $7-$10

Lafarge Lake Annual Free Fishing Day

  • What: A free family-friendly day of fishy fun and prizes during BC’s free fishing weekend – when anglers can fish BC’s waters without a licence. The Lake is stocked for the day and volunteers are available to teach fishing techniques.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Where: Lafarge Lake – Town Centre Park, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Artisans in the Fort

  • What: An intimate shopping event for everyone in Fort Langley. Each vendor is one of BC’s amazing artisan community.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Fort Langley Lions Seniors Hall – 23022-88 Avenue, Fort Langley
  • Admission: Free

Garden Days 2017 at UBC Botanical Garden

  • What: National Garden Days is a Canada-wide event designed to celebrate gardens across the country. Bring your family and friends to tour the Garden.
  • When: Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18
  • Time: 9:30 am
  • Where: UBC Botanical Garden – 6804 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Admission to the Garden is 2-for-1, ranging from $9 to $24, and admission to the Greenheart TreeWalk is half-price all weekend long.

Main Street Car Free Festival

Car Free Vancouver

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  • What: Car Free Day celebrates the vibrancy of Vancouver’s diverse neighbourhoods by organizing a multi-site annual arts and culture festival that reclaims traffic thoroughfares as community focused public spaces. This allows artists, local residents, performers, artisans, non-profits, and businesses to interact, engage, and re-imagine spaces normally reserved for vehicle traffic.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: Noon to 7 pm
  • Where: Main Street from Broadway to 30th
  • Admission: Free

Slavic Day 2017

  • What: A fun multicultural event for the whole family. Try real Borscht, Blinchiki, and Bigus while enjoying live performances and browsing the all day Fair Market.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: Noon to 7 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Father’s Day at Historic Stewart Farm

  • What: Take Dad out for a memorable date at Historic Stewart Farm. Bring the whole family for locomotive fun, featuring the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club and their display model trains, train rides courtesy of the Pacific Trackless Trains, sack races with Dad on the lawn, baked treats made on the wood burning stove in the farmhouse kitchen and more.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Raymond James Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer

  • What: A walk/run to raise awareness and funds in the fight against prostate cancer -from helping people facing the disease in the community to ensuring this cancer is a thing of the past for future generations.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: 9:30 am
  • Where: Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion – 6871 Roberts Street, Burnaby
  • Registration: Online, $40

Splash! BC Family Fishing Day

  • What: ​Try your luck at catching rainbow trout at Rice Lake. Enjoy a BBQ, exhibits, face painting and other festivities.  Catch the shuttle to visit the dam and fish hatchery and explore the Seymour Valley.
  • When: Sunday, June 18
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. Meet at Rice Lake Gate – 4900 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver
  • Admission: Free activities.  BBQ $10 per plate. Proceeds go to Seymour Salmonid Society.

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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