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13 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, February 10

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Daniel Chai Feb 10, 2018 8:21 am 1,704

Start your long weekend with a fun Saturday! From Snowed In Comedy Tour to Coast Salish Stories, here are some things to do today, February 10.

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

Family Day at West Richmond Community Centre

  • What: Bring your family and fuel up with a free pancake breakfast, arts and crafts, and family style games.
  • When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 am to 12 pm
  • Where: West Richmond Community Centre – 9180 No. 1 Rd, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Coast Salish Demo & Stories Featuring Brandon Gabriel

  • What: Brandon Gabriel is a multi-talented contemporary mixed media artist who specializes in painting, drawing, illustration, graphic design, architectural design concepts, public art installations, and photography. His work has been exhibited in the UK, Hong Kong, US, and across Canada. The demonstration will include Brandon making a traditional Coast Salish drum as well as telling stories.
  • When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Deer Lake Art Gallery – 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: By donation – pay what you can at the door

Eastside Flea

  • What: The modern day flea market hosts over 50 local vendors selling diverse goods from handmade crafts to vintage clothing, antiques and collectibles, plants, food, and more.
  • When: Saturday, February 10
  • Time: 11 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Eastside Flea – 1024 Main Street, Vancouver

Cocoa Latte – Our Story Our Narrative

  • What: Part of a year-long education master class series exploring the collective Black experience. Hear untold stories of Black leadership, ingenuity, and empowerment, from a broad cross section of authors, thought leaders, and community advocates.
  • When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: 302-4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby
  • RSVP: On Eventbrite

Snowed In Comedy Tour

  • What: Four international comedians come together to create one amazing show. Featuring Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn, MC Craig Campbell, Great Canadian Laugh Off winner Paul Myrehaug, and five time Canadian Comedian of the year nominee, Pete Zedlacher.
  • When:  Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8:30 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver,
  • Tickets: Online, $30

Comedy Showcase Basement

  • What: The showcase features a lineup of the city’s funniest pro and up-and-coming stand up comedians.
  • When: Saturday, February 10
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Where: The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza – 605 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5-7 in advance, $10 at the door

80s vs 90s Valentine’s Prom Party

  • What: The Fox Cabaret brings a vintage prom party to Vancouver. Relive the best moments from your high school dance, with less teachers, and more booze.
  • When: Saturday, February 10
  • Time: 10:30 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $12.30 online

 

Vancouver Stealth vs Saskatchewan Rush

  • What: Vancouver Stealth take on the Saskatchewan Rush in National Lacrosse League action at the Langley Events Centre.
  • When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
  • Tickets: Online

Unarmed Verses

  • What: Unarmed Verses offers a striking portrait of a community facing relocation; 12-year-old Francine, one of the community’s youngest members, is the focus of this documentary. Sent to Canada from Antigua at the age of four, Francine uses poignant observations and the power of art to give voice to those rarely heard.
  • When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm
  • Where: Carnegie Reading Room – 401 Main St., Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Valentine’s Couples Cooking Demo & Dinner

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  • What: Enjoy a full menu demonstration and seat in our candlelight restaurant room to enjoy the three-course dinner with a glass of wine. Menu: French Onion Soup, Filo Wrapped Salmon, and Creme Brulee.
  • When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Uncommon Café – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: $85; buy via Eventbrite

Family Fun Days at the Nature Park

  • What: Visit Richmond Nature Park for adventurous family fun. Explore the bog through special scavenger hunts, then stop by the Woodland photo booth. Choose a wacky animal prop, snap a family portrait and create a take-home twig picture frame.
  • When: Saturday, February 10 to Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Times: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Richmond Nature Park – 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
  • Admission: Free, though admission are appreciated

Heritage Valentine’s Day Card Making

  • What: Decorate Edwardian style cards for your Valentine, friends, or family. All supplies provided. Plus try delicious sugar cookies from a 1915 recipe. Open to families, youth, and adults.
  • When: 
  • Time: 11 am to 2:30 pm
  • Where: Mackin House – 1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam
  • Registration: Online, By Donation

One Love: Bob Marley Birthday Celebration Bash

  • What: Celebrate music legend Bob Marley’s birthday with live performance by Canadian reggae sensation Steele. Also performing will be BOOM-DADDY band, Redemption Sound DJ Bradley, and George Barrett. Jamaican food on sale.
  • When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8:30 pm
  • Where: Grandview Legion Hall, Upstairs – 2205 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available at Highlife Music, Zulu Records and Island Vibes, $25
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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