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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, May 10

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Daniel Chai May 10, 2018 5:00 am 1,238

One day to Friday! Keep the energy up with a fun event happening around Vancouver today, Thursday, May 10. VISION Conference, The Eagles, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

VISION Conference 2018

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  • What: Whether you’re a marketer or an entrepreneur, this year’s VISION Conference will give you the space to consider what drives you, your organization, and your audience. By attending this immersive event, you’ll get to hear directly from the internationally-known, London-based marketing thought-leader Rory Sutherland. Sutherland, VISION’s keynote speaker, is the vice chair of Ogilvy & Mather Group and a popular TED Talks speaker with millions of online views.
  • When: Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 am to 5 pm. Post-conference reception 5 to 6 pm
  • Where: Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $125 – $495 – available via Eventbrite

Search for the Perfect Pint

  • What: The Search for the Perfect Pint is a craft beer tasting event, with over 22 breweries, 8 local restaurants and live music. Presented by the Rotary Club of Port Moody.
  • When: Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Civic Centre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Tickets: Online, $45

Molly Misbegotten 

  • What: In this intimate coming-of-age drama, a naive-adolescent named Elijah Berner succumbs to the harsh realities of attempting to recreate a moment he lost long ago through film. Themes ranging from mental illness and how one copes with regret, loneliness, love, and the difficulties of accepting a less-than-ideal society are just a taste of the many deep-cut themes that are explored in this second-original production by Midtwenties Theatre Society.
  • When: Thursday, May 10 to Saturday, May 19, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $13-$15

Dish N Dazzle

  • What: The BC Hospitality Foundation hosts its seventh annual Dish N Dazzle fundraiser at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This year’s event pays homage to the theme “Argentina: Breaking New Ground.” Argentinean wines will be paired with canapés from some of Vancouver’s top restaurants, including Cibo Trattoria, Joe Fortes, Edible Canada, and Mamie Taylors.
  • When: Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $89 each (plus tax, gratuity and service charge)

2018 Canadian Sledge Hockey Championships

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  • What: This national event is the top domestic tournament for sledge hockey athletes playing at the Provincial or Canadian Development Team level, and this year is the first time the competition is being played on home ice. Four teams – BC, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec – will be battling it out for gold, in 10 games over 3 days.
  • When: Thursday, May 10 to Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Richmond Olympic Oval – 6111 River Road, Richmond
  • More Info: Online

The Eagles

  • What: One of the most influential and commercially successful American rock bands of all time. The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, have scored six #1 albums, won six Grammy awards, and have topped the singles charts five times. The group was also inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 in their first year of eligibility and received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2016.
  • When: Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Chocolate Challenge 2018

  • What: Seven of Vancouver’s master chocolatiers will go head-to-head on May 10 for the Gourmet Warehouse 6th annual Chocolate Challenge. The proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Vancouver Firefighter Charities Snacks for Kids program, Project Chef, and the Strathcona Backpack Program.
  • When: Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Gourmet Warehouse – 1340 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $79; buy online
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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