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10 things to do in Vancouver: Saturday, June 30

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Daniel Chai Jun 28, 2018 5:00 am 3,067
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Start your long weekend fun with one of these 10 things to do around Vancouver today, Saturday, June 30. Check out David Lam Park Jazz Weekend, World Naked Bike Ride, and more.

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

David Lam Park Jazz Weekend 2018

  • What: The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival is finishing off strong this weekend with two full days of free concerts. The event features three indoor stages and one large outdoor stage, and includes performances by Red Baraat, Bend Sinister, Tanga, Raashan Ahmad, Ben Henriques Quintet, Sr. Mandril, and more. A huge LED-viewing screen will be brought back for this year’s concerts to complement the David Lam Park Mainstage by projecting close-ups of the artists as they perform onstage.
  • When: Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 10 pm
  • Where: David Lam Park — 1300 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Dominion Day

  • What: Celebrate Canada Day the old-fashioned way with heritage demonstrations, live music and performers and old-fashioned games with prizes.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

World Naked Bike Ride Vancouver 2018

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  • What: Each year, World Naked Bike Ride protests car culture, the pollution cars cause, and the use of non-renewable energy resources like oil. Participants can ride as free or as covered as they please and on whatever they like from bikes and skateboards to rollerblades. Participants are encouraged to gather at Sunset Beach at noon for socializing, body painting, and bike decorating. The ride kicks off at 2 pm, following a route along several major streets in the downtown core. The ride and all activities are free and will go ahead, rain or shine.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: Ride begins at 2 pm
  • Where: Sunset Beach (near the corner of Beach Avenue and Bute Street)
  • Admission: Free

Resume Writing & Interview Skills

  • What: Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills is a crash course to help job seekers develop an eye-catching resume, and give a stellar interview. This one day class includes interactive Q&A, role play, demonstrations, and examples of A-Grade resumes and interviews.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm
  • Where: SFU Harbour Centre Campus Vancouver – 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $29.95-$39.95

Camelot: The Musical

  • What: A musical take on the age-old story of King Arthur, a man with big dreams, featuring the beautiful music of Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe. Presented by Deep Cove Stage Society.
  • When: Now to Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: 4360 Gallant Road, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Maya Rae

  • What: Jazz vocalist Maya Rae is just 16 years old and she’s already enjoying a phenomenal music career with originals that brush shoulders with jazz standards and modern tunes. You can catch Rae performing with the Miles Black Quintet at Pyatt Hall.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Pyatt Hall – 843 Seymour Street
  • Price: $34 – Tickets available via Coastal Jazz

Jaimie Branch

  • What: As a trumpeter, composer, and improviser, Jamie Branch creates incredible sounds that transcend genres like post-bop, noise-rock, and chamber jazz. That’s why you need to hear her live show to hear it for yourself.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: 11:50 pm
  • Where: The Ironworks – 235 Alexander Street
  • Price: $17 – Tickets available via Coastal Jazz

Sailor Moon Van Expo

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Sailor Moon Celebration

  • What: A massive festival paying homage to the Sailor Scouts on International Sailor Moon Day. Fans can enjoy a movie screening, door prizes and raffle draws, Sailor Moon-themed art, and vendors for all your fandom needs. And of course – the largest collective display of Sailor Moon fans in the city.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: 3 to 11 pm
  • Where: Holiday Inn & Suites – 1110 Howe Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Urban Shift

  • What: Urban Shift explores two perspectives on the Vancouver urban landscape. The works are shaped by personal relationships to the city, and expressed through manipulated photographic images and paintings. Featuring the works of Carolina de la Cajiga and Martha Jablonski-Jones, and is hosted and organized by the Burnaby Arts Council.
  • When: Now to Saturday, June 30, 2018 
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Canadians vs Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

  • What: Vancouver Canadians take on the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in MiLB action at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • When: Now to Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Fiesta Blanca Salsa Cruise

  • What: Kick off summer and Latin American week with the unforgettable three-floor-level Fiesta Blanca Salsa Cruise. Dress to the nines while cruising and dancing to vibrant Latin beats on the MV Britannia ship. A white dress code is in place.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: Check in at 8:30 pm. Cruise from 9:30 pm to 12:30 am
  • Where: MV Brittania  – Stanley Park, Vancouver
  • TicketsOnline, $31. Group of 15 or more $26
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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