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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, February 23

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Daniel Chai Feb 22, 2017 12:00 pm 1,073

We’re getting closer to the end of the week and there is plenty to do around Vancouver today. Grab a friend and check out these seven things to do this Thursday, from a moonlight snowshoe adventure to a rock battle for charity.

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

The Graduate

The Graduate White Rock Player's Club

Image: White Rock Player’s Club / Facebook

  • What: The classic film starring Dustin Hoffman comes to life 50 years later on the Coast Capital Playhouse stage. Benjamin Braddock stumbles his way through post-college life and straight into the infamous Mrs. Robinson’s arms.
  • Where: Coast Capital Playhouse – 1532 Johnston Road, White Rock
  • When: Now to February 25 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$32

Small Business BC Awards Ceremony

  • What: Join the celebration at the Small Business BC Awards Ceremony where the amazing entrepreneurs of our province are recognized. Enjoy drinks, appetizers and networking with BC business owners, industry leaders and government officials, as the winners of the 14th Annual Small Business BC Awards are announced
  • Where: Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel – Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: February 23 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $59

The Renaissance of Vermouth with Odd Society Spirits

  • What: Odd Society’s cocktail lounge will be transformed into a Mediterranean tapas bar, where guests will receive an aperitif cocktail to start followed by a flight of vermouth. There will also be a variety of delicious Italian and Spanish-style bites prepared by Chef Jesse McMillan of Campagnolo ROMA will be served.
  • Where: Odd Society Spirits – 1725 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 23 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: $65, purchase by emailing [email protected]

A Night of Readings on the Dark

  • What: Join the exhibiting artists of A Terrible Signal for an evening sharing favourite passages penned about the dark; gathered from the realms of poetry, fiction, song, philosophy, and children’s literature.
  • Where: Access Gallery – 222 East Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 23 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

11th Annual Moonlight Snowshoe

Moonlight Snowshoe

Image: Take A Hike Youth At Risk Foundation / Facebook

  • What: An evening of guided snowshoeing under the moon. Join Take A Hike Youth At Risk Foundation on a winter adventure including delicious food, live music, silent auction and prizes, all in support of a great cause.
  • When: February 23 at 5 pm
  • Where: Mount Seymour – 1700 Mount Seymour Road
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Launch Party for Cinema Sewer Issue 30

  • What: Cinema Sewer celebrates its 20th anniversary and the latest issue of Robin Bougie’s ode to cinematic sleaze and genre film favourites.
  • Where: Pulpfiction Books – 2422 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 23 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

Rock For Dimes Vancouver 2017

  • What: Rock for Dimes is a corporate battle of the bands held to benefit March of Dimes Canada’s programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Amateur musicians compete in this friendly fundraiser for the title of their city’s best corporate band, plus showcase their talents in front of a roster of Canadian music industry professionals.
  • Where: Red Room Ultra Bar – 398 Richards Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 23 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25

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


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

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