5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, June 22

Jun 22 2016, 12:45 am

It’s hump day, which means it’s all down hill until the weekend. Get out and do something to congratulate yourself for making it this far.

Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Wednesday, June 22.

Introduction to Drone Video

  • What: This two-hour workshop organized by DOC BC will feature a case-study of drone videography by Grant Baldwin, a director, cinematographer, editor, and composer based in Vancouver.
  • Where:  InFocus Film School – 306 Abbott Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, priced $25 full or $10 for students; free for DOC BC members

Clothing Swap & Potluck

  • What: An all ages inclusive evening of community building and resource sharing, sharing clothes and dinner. Bring food to share, your own plate and cutlery and your contribution of clothes for the swap. All leftover clothes will be donated to charity. 
  • Where:  The Hub Space – 251 East 11th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Register: On Eventbrite, totally free

New St. Paul’s Hospital phase 2 open house

  • What: See the preliminary design concepts for how the new St. Paul’s Hospital and integrated health campus could be developed and tell Providence Health Care and their designers what you think. You could help inform the end design.
  • Where: Thornton Park (tents near the Farmers Market) – 1166 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 22, from 4 to 7 pm
  • More information: vancouver.ca

The Glory of Italian Opera

  • What: Join soprano Shadan Saul, mezzo Barbara Towell, tenor Sunny Shams, baritone Andrew Greenwood, pianist David Boothroyd, and narrator Tom Durrie for a wonderful evening of great Italian opera.
  • Where: Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 22, from 7:30 to 9 pm.
  • Tickets: On the door, priced $20
  • More info: facebook.com

Cooking Class: Frozen Desserts

  • What: For the 1st of the Summer Series, we will demonstrate how to create frozen desserts, without an ice-cream maker. You do need a couple things though: A blender (standing blender, food processor or immersion blender) and a mixer (stand mixer such as Kitchen-Aid or hand mixer, or really strong arms…)
  • Where: Uncommon Cafe – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, June 22; 6 to 9 pm
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