What: Visit exciting exhibitor booths and join the conversation with some of the most powerful and badass women this province has to offer. Have a drink at the cocktail party, network, converse, connect and share stories. It’s the ultimate VanWomen’s Day out and you deserve it!
Where: The Fairmont Pacific Rim – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: Step back into Vancouver’s past to learn the haunted history of the Gastown area. On this 90 minute walking tour you will learn about a town renown for its wild west legacy of drinking, gambling, and harsh justice in the form of hangings.
Where: Angel Statue in front of Waterfront Station – 599 West Cordova St., Vancouver
What: Girls Learning Code is excited to combine the power of play with basic design and programming skills for a full day, game-making workshop! This experience offers girls the opportunity to brainstorm modern day game ideas with others in a super fun environment and learn basic design principles, character interaction techniques, as well as appropriate audio integration.
Where: Centre for Digital Media – 685 Great Northern Way, Vancouver
When: Saturday, November 12, from 1 to 4 pm
Tickets and Registration: On Eventbrite, (tickets free or by donation)
What: Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the cool stitching on the spine that lie flat when you open them? Artist extraordinaire Chanel Ly teaches you how at this workshop.
Where: WePress– 202-268 Keefer St., Vancouver
When: Saturday, November 12, from 12:30 t0 2:30 pm
What: Get in the Christmas mood with the biggest holiday experience of the year. Direct from Russia, the Great Russian Nutcracker will enchant the whole family with talented dancers, a 60-foot Christmas tree, and spectacular costumes.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton St., Vancouver
What: A delectable fall feast prepared by Chef Alex Chen and his team. The meal includes pork belly porchetta, confit and glazed pig’s head, chipotle-spiced pig’s tails, crunchy pig’s ears as well as a variety of sides, and dessert.
Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar– 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
What: Streetfight is a hilarious hour of head-to-head short form improv that you don’t want to miss. Every week, ten of the funniest improvisers in town (or amazing special guests!) compete back and forth with short improvised scenes vying for your laughter.
What: This boxing workshop is open to anyone, especially people who have never tried boxing or martial arts. The sessions are designed to be educational, inclusive, fun, and a guaranteed killer workout.
Where: True Conditioning – #120 6231 London Road, Richmond
What: Audio/Video is improv inspired by the worlds of film and music. Improvised films? Got it. Extreme close ups? Totally. Sing-alongs? Better believe it. If there is a such a thing as too much entertainment in one show, it would be this one.
What: Ninjitsu is the ancient art of the ninja shadow warriors of Japan. It is a unique method of moving and thinking which developed a system often referred to us the art of winning. It is a practice based in self-regulation and self-awareness.
Where: Vital Health Medical Clinic Kitsilano – 1855 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver