7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, March 13

Mar 13 2017, 1:28 am

Monday, Monday, so good to me. Get out and enjoy Vancouver with our list of seven things to do today, from a fireside chat with Dragons to crafts from around the world.

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

Fireside chat with Dragons Manjit Minhas and Bruce Croxon

Dragons DenBruce Croxon and Manjit MInhas/Facebook

  • What: Current and former investors on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, Manjit Minhas and Bruce Croxon will be speaking at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s fireside chat “Igniting Investment for Business Growth.
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West (Rooms 211-214) – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: March 13 at 6:15 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $99

Meet Nettie Cronish, cookbook author & vegetarian food chef

  • What: Nettie Cronish, chef and author of six bestselling Canadian cookbooks, will speak on Indian pantry staples, including coconut milk, chickpea flour, ghee, lentils, rice, yogurt, paneer and of course, curries and masala. The talk will be accompanied by a multi-image video highlighting India’s beauty and details of Nettie’s upcoming culinary journey to India.
  • Where: Alma VanDusen Theatre, Vancouver Public Library – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 13 from 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Registration: Online

Spring Break at Burnaby Village Museum

  • What: Discover the past at Burnaby Village Museum’s Spring Break. Learn about lead type at the printshop, feel the heat of the blacksmith’s forge and more.
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
  • When: March 13 to 24 from 11 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tickets: Free admission. Carousel Rides only $2.65 each and Adventure Guides $6 each.

Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins

Go Canucks Go! (Sergei Bachlakov/Shutterstock)

  • What: There’s still no love lost between these two teams so you can expect a raucous atmosphere when the Bruins visit Rogers Arena later this month.
  • Where: Rogers Arena
  • When: Monday March 13, 7 pm


  • What: Chutzpah! The Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival is the Lower Mainland’s winter music, dance, comedy and theatre festival presenting international, national and local artists.
  • Where: 950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Now to March 13
  • Tickets: Online

Spring Break at the Cannery

  • What: Visit during Spring Break for indoor fishy-fun with the whole family! Enjoy many interactive exhibits about Canada’s west coast fishing history. Pick up a Parks Canada Xplorers booklet and don’t miss the historic canning line in action as the Cannery revs up the equipment during machine demos.
  • Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
  • When: March 13 to 24 from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Tickets: Free in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation.

Crafts from Around the World

  • What: Take a flight around the world and visit five different countries to learn about their celebrations and culture. Each day attendees will create a variety of fun crafts and learn to say some words in the country’s native language to understand the new places visited. Hosted by New Westminster Museum and Archives
  • Where: Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • When: March 13-17 from 10 am to noon
  • Cost: $47 per attendee, more info online
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