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10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, May 13

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Daniel Chai May 11, 2018 5:00 am 2,448

Wrap up your weekend with a great event around the city! From Mother’s Day to Vancouver Design Week Open Studio, here are 10 events happening in Vancouver today, Sunday, May 13.

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

VTSL Mom = Wow – ‘The Mother of all Mother’s Day Shows’

Mom = Wow performance/Vancouver TheatreSports League

  • What: This special event is sure to make mom literally laugh out loud, while VTS’s players explore every aspect of motherhood through short scenes. Re-visit the moments you and your mom have been trying to repress with ‘Momvolution – from new Mom to Grandmom.’ Tickets to the show include a Henkell piccolo of bubbly or a glass of Mission Hill Five Vineyards Rosé (or a non-alcoholic beverage if preferred).
  • When: Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: 4 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Granville Island
  • Tickets: $25 – Tickets available via VTSL

Vancouver Design Week Open Studio

  • What: RED Academy presents interactive workshops where you can put yourself in the driver’s seat of the design process. They will be running activities on UX/UI (user experience/user interface), throughout the day, so pop in and out to get a taste of what RED has to offer.
  • When: Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: 11 am
  • Where: RED Academy -#200 1490 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Mother’s Day at The Glades Garden

  • What: Celebrate Mother’s day in a stunning woodland garden. Listen to classical music among blooming rhododendrons. Gourmet coffees, teas and hot chocolate will be available for purchase, as well as a spring plant sale. Cash sales only.
  • When: Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: The Glades – 561 172 St, Surrey
  • Tickets: $7 at the gate, cash only. Children under 12 are free

Tweeting with Songbirds

  • What: A bird expert and others will be on hand to introduce the many different species, their calls that liven up the forest, and natural attractants to bring them into your backyard.
  • When: Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Kanaka Creek Regional Park – Meet at 11450 256th St, Maple Ridge
  • Admission: Free

Mom’s Best: A Night Of Storytelling

  • What: A night of stories to celebrate mothers. Hosted by Jo Dworschak and featuring Beverley Elliott, Emelia Symington Fedy, Maia Gibb, Syd Bosel, Nic Enright-Morin, and Randy Myers. Partial proceeds will go to The Chrysalis Society
  • When: Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: the Kino – 3456 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Clayton Community Farmers’ Market

  • What: The Clayton Community Farmer’s Market will showcase local farmers, crafters and artisans. The market will also have a Family Fun Zone, live music, and food trucks.
  • When: Select Sundays starting on May 13 until September 30, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Clayton Heights Secondary School, 7003 188 St, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Mother’s Day at Burnaby Village Museum

  • What: Special activities for the whole family are planned to celebrate Mom at Burnaby Village Museum. Don’t forget to go for a ride on the carousel.
  • When: Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • More Info: Online

Port Coquitlam May Day Festival

  • What: The 95th annual May Day Festival features activities for the whole family. Plus enjoy the Opening Ceremony on May 4 and the Rotary May Day Parade and Leigh Square Block party on May 12.
  • When: Now to Sunday, May 13
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Admission: Free

Mother’s Day Tea on the Train

  • What: Climb aboard Port Moody Station Museum’s 1921 passenger train car, the Venosta, and enjoy tea, fruit, and baked goods. Three seatings to enjoy.
  • When: Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am, 1 to 2pm, 2:30 to 3:30 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Station Museum – 2734 Murray Street, Port Moody
  • Tickets: $15 adults, $10 for children under 10. Cash only at the door. Call the museum to book your table.

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

  • What: Western Canada’s largest documentary film festival, featuring public screenings, panel discussions, public forums, and educational programs.
  • When: Now to Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Venues across Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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