What: Ladies are invited to ski and snowboard Mt. Seymour for only $10. The event, known as Shred For The Cause, will benefit Downtown Eastside social services. Men are welcome to join the fun for $33.
Where: Mt. Seymour – 1700 Mt Seymour Road, North Vancouver
When: March 27 from 6 to 10 pm
Tickets: $10 for women, $33 for men; cash recommended
What: Two local Vancouver chefs, Farmer’s Apprentice’s David Gunawan and Kinome Japanese Kitchen’s Ryoma Matarai, are joining forces to present a pair of exclusive six-course dinners at their respective restaurants on March 13 and 27.
When: March 27 from 6:30 to 10:30 pm
Where: Farmer’s Apprentice Restaurant, 1535 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver
What: This panel will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the benefits of heroin-assisted treatment (HAT), one viable option to reduce opioid overdose deaths. Speakers include Dr. Susan Boyd, Pivot Legal Society’s Douglas King, Dr. Scott MacDonald, and SALOME/NAOMI Association of Patients’s Dave Murray. Donald MacPherson, Director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition will moderate the event.
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver
What: Evergreen Cultural Centre presents a free screening of The Sound of Music, the family classic starring Julie Andrews. Attendees are encouraged to bring a pair of gently used shoes for donation to Ruben’s Shoes, an organization collecting shoes for Zimbabwe. All shoes are accepted (except winter boots).
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
What: Awkward Stage Productions presents a roundtable discussion on how to survive and thrive in Vancouver’s semi-professional theatre ecology. A chance to learn best practices for artists and theatre companies alike when it comes to taking care of the next generation of Vancouver theatre professionals.
Where: Arts Umbrella – 1286 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
When: March 27 at 7 pm
Cost: Free for members (signing up to be a member is free)
What: The top eight scoring poets from the 2016/2017 youth slam season compete to determine who will be a part of this year’s team and who will be the 2017 Youth Slam Grand Slam Champion. The evening will also have a performance from 2016 Vancouver Poetry Slam team member, Spillious the Ridiculous One.
Where: Wise Hall – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
When: March 27 at 8 pm
Tickets: At the door, $8 for 18 and under. $10-$15 for 19 and up
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.