5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, June 9

Jun 9 2016, 6:20 am

Here are five things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, June 9. For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Downtown Farmers’ Market

  • What: The Yaletown Farmers’ Market may have had to relocate to new digs at Queen Elizabeth Plaza and become the new Downtown Farmers’ Market, but you can still find all all the same great vendors you know and love from Yaletown.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursdays 2 to 6 pm, from June 2 to October 27

Perfect Pairings

  • What: Join sommelier Rachelle Goudreau for a sample wine tasting and paired snacks from Provence Marinaside. Learn a little about wine and taste some interesting varietals, all included in the price.
  • Where: The Wine Bar at Provence Marinaside – 1167 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver
  • When: Every other Thursday, 6 to 6:30 pm
  • Tickets: Available on Eventbrite, priced $14

The Gilded Bat

  • What: Celebrate the accomplishments and achievements of all of the young dancers at Arts Umbrella over the past 10 months with this end-of-year performance of The Gilded Bat, based on the story written by Edward Gorey.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m.; more performances through June 12
  • Tickets: Online at Arts Umbrella, priced $35 for adults, $25 for students

Yoga + Beer = Brewga

  • What: What’s better than yoga and beer? Yoga with beer of course! Brewga tickets include a one-hour yoga session, a pint of Big Rock beer, snacks and live music after everyone’s finished with their downward dogs.
  • Where: Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery – 310 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, June 9, 6 pm
  • Tickets: Available on Eventbrite for $25, inc. fees.

My First Fondo

  • What: Free Thursday night group ride for beginner and intermediate cyclists, part of the My-First-Fondo Clinics to learn basic road riding skills and follow a personalized training plan to finish the 122km of the RBC GranFondo Whistler on September 10.
  • Where: Vanier Bike Park Parking Lot – Whyte Avenue 1695, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, June 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Register: On Eventbrite, completely free
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