7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, July 10

Jul 9 2017, 11:42 pm

Start your week with one of our seven things to do around Vancouver, including Say Hello Sweets Ice Cream Social, Yin Yoga in the Garden, and more.

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

Say Hello Sweets Ice Cream Social

  • What: Say Hello Sweets has teamed up with Blue Heron Creamery & Amai Vegan Treats to pop up for one night only. The menu will include flights of ice cream, cheesecake by the slice, cheese plates & wine or kombucha. All of the eats are vegan-friendly, dairy-free, soy-free and gluten-free. There will be local wine, Spark Kombucha, and gluten-free ice cream cones from Smallflower Cafe & Bakeshop. Family-friendly.
  • When: July 10
  • Time: 7 to 10 pm
  • Where: Friendly Snackbar – 2408 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free admission, food for purchase at event; registration requested

Graduate Business Women’s Council Panel Discussion

  • What: GBWC presents a panel discussion on “Defining your Path” in the professional space. Jen Duff, Sim Perera and Cameila Cirjoi discuss the challenges they faced, how they overcame them and what advice they have for future generations. The event is moderated by Emily Rousseu, an SFU EMBA alumni and Managing Principal at Stantec. 
  • When: July 10
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Segal- Room 1200 – 500 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, free

Yin Yoga in the Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden / Facebook

  • What: Enjoy yoga, under the trees. Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that is suitable for beginners or students seeking a slower, more meditative practice. Bring a yoga mat, any props you may like to use, and extra layers for cooler weather. In case of rain, class will take place indoors. Meet in the Visitor Centre Entrance Hall 10 minutes early.
  • When: July 10, 17, 24 and 31, August 14 and 21
  • Time: 10:15 AM
  • Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: $18 member, $20 non-member

Pulp Literature Summer Launch

  • What: Pulp Literature’s presents the launch of Allaigna’s Song: Overture by JM Landels alongside Pulp Literature Issue 15, Summer 2017 featuring Brenda Carre and cover art by S Ross Browne.
  • When: July 10
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Steamworks Brew Pub – 375 Water St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, free

VSO: Live at the Bard

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra‎

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra‎ / Facebook

  • What: The VSO and conductor William Rowson perform some of the most beautiful Classical music ever written, in the beautiful setting of Bard on the Beach. Extraordinary VSO Principal Clarinet Jeanette Jonquil performs Mozart’s sublime Clarinet Concerto, and the orchestra performs selections by the greatest of the great masters, Mozart and Beethoven.
  • When: July 10
  • Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Vanier Park – 1695 Whyte Avenue, Vancouver
  • TicketsOnline

Spanish MeetUp – La Taqueria

  • What: Did you ever dream of a place where you can have fun and improve your Spanish skill with Native Spanish Speakers from all over the world? Head to at La Taqueria to transport yourself to different parts of the Spanish-Speaking world. All fluency levels are welcome.
  • When: Every Monday
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: La Taqueria – 586 Hornby St, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free

Water Balloon Fight

  • What: Join Young Life Kitsilano for a massive water balloon fight. This year there will be 1600 water balloons – wear something that can get wet.
  • When: July 10
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Connaught Park Softball Diamond – West 10th Avenue, Vancouver