Another weekend has come. Who knows where it will take us? Here are a few ideas. See you on the other side.
Vancouver Event Calendar has more. Saturday, April 16
What: Looking for a little industrial rock to light up your weekend? The folks at Filter can help you with that.
Where: Venue – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 16; 6 p.m.
What: The AROKIS Music Society presents a big band show with two amazing musical groups – Impressions and Urbana – along with special guest vocalist Peter Juric
Where: Columbia Theatre – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
When: Saturday, April 16; 8 p.m.
What: Learn all about permaculture and the nurturing of plants for fun and profit, at this edition of Seedy Saturday.
Where: Vancouver Public Library Kensington Branch – 1428 Cedar Cottage Mews, Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 16; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What: Handmade perogies and Ukrainian cuisine are the name of the game at this wildly popular local event. Get your tickets now.
Where: Ukranian Hall – 805 East Pender Street, Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 16; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What: A stage adaptation of the legendary story of Anne Frank, and her documented courage, intelligence, and a wisdom beyond her years.
Where: Burnaby Central Secondary – 4939 Canada Way, Burnaby
When: Saturday, April 16; 1 p.m.
What: The first day of a foundation class in Restoration Yoga, hosted by some of Vancouver’s most popular yoga instructors.
Where: Semperviva Yoga Sea Studio – 200-1333 Johnston Street, Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 16 to Thursday, April 21
What: The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival brings an amazing floating display, featuring 36 flowering cherry trees to the waters surrounding Granville Island. Celebrate spring the Vancouver way.
When: Granville Island, Vancouver
Where: Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17
What: A night of powerful music from powerful bands, in one of Vancouver’s more powerfully popular and local venues.
Where: Funky Winker Beans – 37 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 16; 7 p.m.
What: The season begins for Vancouver’s roller girls. Smashing heads and taking names, at the speed of sound. All for your amusement.
Where: Royal City Curling Club – 75 6th Avenue East, New Westminster
When: Saturday, April 16; 5 p.m.
What: The adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale of Mowgli the man-cub, and his struggle against the predations of the fearsome Shere Khan. Directed by Kayla Dunbar and features Leslie Dos Remedios, Kyle Jespersen, Camille Legg, Karyn Mott, Luc Roderique, and musician Todd Biffard.
Where: Waterfront Theatre – 1412 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 16; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17
What: Vancouver’s Ryan Lachance needs a new bed lift, to get him in and out of his wheelchair. As one of the city’s up and coming comedians, Ryan’s got fans and friends in every corner. Come on out and help and bonafide artist live his life to the fullest.
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 8 p.m.
What: Watch Vancouver beer industry heavyweights box it out at the Caprice Nightclub. Two brewers enter, one brewer leaves.
Where: Caprice Nightclub – 967 Granville Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 5 p.m.
What: The sci-fi classic highlights Captain James T. Kirk’s travels across the universe, and his adventures and flouncy hair.
Where: The Cinematheque – 200 – 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 1 p.m.
What: A two part workshop focusing on how to record and preserve the stories of our elders, all the with the technology in our pockets.
Where: UBC Asian Centre – 1871 West Mall, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 1 to 4:30 p.m.
What: Take a look behind closed doors with a tour of the engine room and main hold of RCMP Arctic Schooner St. Roch.
Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum – 1905 Ogden, Vanier Park, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
What: Live a life without money at the ultimate barter market. Write a poem, offer a massage, draw a picture – whatever you can offer and whatever you can find.
Where: Grandview Park – 1657 Charles Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; noon to 4 p.m.
What: An eclectic fashion market featuring pieces, costumes, and vintage clothing from through out history.
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: Get a look at one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods through the lens of a camera.
Where: Benny’s Market – 598 Union Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 10 a.m. to noon.
What: Celebrate the fabulous small lot wine producers of B.C. and the heart of the province’s community with the “Small Guys.”
Where: WISE Hall – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, April 17; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
What: Take the first steps towards transforming your mind and your connection to the world around you. It’s completely experimental, but you might just learn something.
Where: Travel Lodge Hotel – 3071 St. Edwards Drive, Richmond
When: Sunday, April 17; 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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