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10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, February 19

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Daniel Chai Feb 18, 2017 10:40 pm 2,977

Sunday is here and Vancouver is filled with adventures. From art to comedy to pancakes – here are 10 things to do around Vancouver this Sunday, February 19.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Talk and tour with artist Sarah Ronald

  • What: Sarah Ronald shows new drawings, paintings, and installations which spur viewers to seek out the contradictions in our daily lives, specifically around our relationships with wild animals in both suburban and natural environments.
  • Where: Seymour Art Gallery – 4360 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver
  • When: February 19 at 2 pm
  • Register: On Facebook, free

Ride along with Odysseo by ‪Cavalia

Image: Andrew Miller

  • What: The last night of the latest run by Cavalia, described as “Cirque with horses”. Featuring a cast of 65 equine stars and 48 human performers, the performances promise to be majestic and over-the-top, and even features an actual lake right in the middle of the action.
  • Where: Under the White Big Top — 299 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver (Olympic Village)
  • When: Until February 19
  • Tickets: Online, $29.50-$119.50

Dive into adventure with the Bubble Guppies

  • What: Bubble Guppies will feature a wave of playful characters, energetic song, dance and theatrical magic that will have kids, parents and grandparents singing and dancing along with this rockin’ interactive show.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 19 at 2 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$40

Drift into reverie with Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra’ Symphonie Fantastique

  • What: Reveries, passions, and vibrant visions fill the air with Berlioz’s Symphony fantastique, an expansive spiritual journey captured in spellbinding sounds. Accompanying this orchestral masterwork is a world premiere by Vancouver composer Benton Roark and Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring the winner of the Vancouver Academy of Music’s 2016 Kay Meek Competition, Caitlin Wong.
  • Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe Street
  • When: February 19 at 2 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$15

Dance to the February Blues with Pancakes and Jam

Pancakes and Jam

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  • What: Pancakes and Jam is an inclusive community building event that combines brunch with a live music dance party. Potluck items that complement the pancakes like condiments, or other brunch-like munchies and beverages are always appreciated.
  • Where: The Woods Studio – 7 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: February 19 at 11:30 am
  • Cost: By donation, $5-$10 recommended. Breakfast is free. Please bring your own cups, mugs, dishes and cutlery.

Laugh the night away with The Sunday Service

  • What: With over 20 Canadian Comedy Award Nominations and a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Improv Troupe in 2012, The Sunday Service are one of Vancouver’s funniest groups.
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Sunday at 9 pm
  • Tickets: At the door, $7

Explore movement with Subscura Workshop

  • What: An explorative workshop that will reveal the body’s ingrained intuitive movements, along with unconventional movements. Discover movement through embodiment, interpretation, impulse, physical reaction, and more.
  • Where: Scotiabank Dance Centre – 677 Davie Street, Vancouver. 7th Floor, Judith R Marcuse Studio.
  • When: February 19 from 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Registration: Online, $30

Sip and Savasana with Steamwork’s Yoga on Tap

  • What: Practice your mindfulness, meet new people, and enjoy a flight of beer during an all-levels yoga session.  Presented in partnership with Moksha Yoga Burnaby with partial proceeds to benefit Burnaby Hospital Foundation.
  • Where: Steamworks Beer – 3845 William Street, Burnaby
  • When: February 19 at 10:30 am
  • Tickets: Online, $20, proceeds going to Burnaby General Hospital initiatives

Be creative with Wildcrafted Wool’s Beginner Felting Class

  • What: Learn to make your very own one-of-a-kind needle-felted brooch. Also an opportunity to learn other needle-felting techniques using all natural local materials.
  • Where: Second Nature Home Boutique – 1827 Victoria Diversion, Vancouver
  • When: February 19 at 6:30 pm
  • Register: Online, $38

Connect with culture at Talking Stick Pow Wow

Talking Stick Festival Aboriginal Tourism BC

Image: Aboriginal Tourism BC

  • What: One of Talking Stick Festival’s most popular events. Featuring exhibition dances, an Aboriginal artisan fair, craft sales, demonstrations, and food concession.
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • When: Sundays from 12 noon to 4 pm
  • Cost: Free

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

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