7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, December 4

Dec 4 2017, 12:59 pm

Shake off the Monday blahs with our list of seven things to do today. From Pixies to European Union Film Festival, there’s something for everyone.

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

Pixies with The Orwells


Pixies / Facebook

  • What: Pixes have been rocking out for over 30 years, and they’re in Vancouver on December 4 with special guests The Orwells.
  • When: Monday, December 4, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 649 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Gathering of Meetups Holiday Social

  • What: A fun evening with a diverse group of local Meetup groups in Tech, Tech Sales, Design, Finance and more. This will be a great opportunity to connect with other community builders, learn about what different groups are doing, and discuss ways to collaborate.
  • When: Monday, December 4, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Mahony & Sons – 601 Stamps Landing, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Canning for the holidays with Benedetta

  • What: Join Benedetta Diamanti, a graduate of the Slow Food University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy, in this intimate hands-on class to learn everything about the boiling water bath canning technique, from the most useful tools to the best ingredients and the safest practices. Benedetta will teach you how to make a red wine jelly and a cinnamon-scented pear and cocoa jam. You will bring home a delicious jar and some nice ideas for tasteful and homemade Christmas gifts!
  • When: Monday, December 4, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $55 or $50 for ICC members

20th Annual European Union Film Festival

  • What: The Cinematheque’s annual showcase of new cinema from the European Union is presented with the Vancouver consulates and the Ottawa embassies of the member states of the European Union and the Delegation of the European Union to Canada. This year’s festival features entries from 25 EU members.
  • When: Now to December 4, 2017
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Cinematheque – 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver
  • TicketsOnline

Lean Into Financial Success & Independence

  • What: An informative and inspiring discussion on how to create and maintain financial success and independence in your life. Featuring a presentation by Cathy Derksen.
  • When: Monday, December 4, 2017
  • Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery – 310 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $7

Beautiful Scars: Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson

Vancouver Writers Fest / Facebook

  • What: In Beautiful Scars, Canadian musician Tom Wilson recounts his search for the truth about his family from the shores of the St. Lawrence River to the Mohawk Reserves of Quebec, on to the heights of the Manhattan skyline. Outgoing Vancouver Writers Festival Artistic Director Hal Wake converses with Wilson about family, music, class, secrets and survival.
  • When: Monday, December 4, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – Alice McKay Room – 350 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

ManTalks Vancouver: Resilience & Expanding Your Edge

  • What: ManTalks is a growing community of men having bold conversations and redefining what it means to be a man in this day and age. Featuring speakers
    Dr. Jeff Almon, Dov Baron, and Tyrell Mara.
  • When: Monday, December 4, 2017
  • Time: 7 to 10 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Nissan – 2430 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30-$40
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