7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, March 9

Mar 6 2017, 6:23 am

The weekend is just around the corner, and we want to help you get there! Pump up the energy with one of our seven things to do in Vancouver this Thursday, from a movie in the morgue to a craft beer festival and more.

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

The Pipeline Project – Gateway Theatre

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  • What: Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline continues to concern many Vancouverites, and this new work gets its premiere presentation at Richmond’s Gateway Theatre this month. The play is presented in the round and told from the perspective of three theatrical artists – two First Nations and one white. The second half is a facilitated presentation with a different speaker each night, representing different perspectives and interest-groups surrounding the proposed pipeline construction.
  • Where: Gateway Theatre – 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
  • When: March 9 to 18
  • Tickets: Online, $29

Romeo + Juliet clothing warehouse sale

  • What: High-end clothing boutique Romeo + Juliet is having a massive warehouse sale. For just four days, from March 9 to 12, the store will will be taking 30% or more off the price of designer labels, women and men’s clothing lines, plus accessories. Romeo + Juliet will be knocking up to 90% off certain items.
  • When: March 9 to 12, 10 am to 8 pm
  • Where: 3457 Cambie Street, 19th Avenue, Romeo + Juliet
  • Price: Free

Movies in the Morgue: Shaun of the Dead 

  • What: The Vancouver Police Museum presents a screening of Shaun of the Dead. Grab a blanket, a buddy, some snacks and enjoy an evening at the morgue.
  • Where: Vancouver Police Museum–240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 9 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Small Business BC Meetup: Women In Business

  • What: In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Small Business BC Meetup is highlighting successful women entrepreneurs. Hear about their journeys and how they’re pushing the boundaries for women in business. Whether you are a woman interested in business or you simply want to connect and hear from inspirational entrepreneurs, join in celebrating women everywhere that are making an impact.
  • Where: Small Business BC – Waterfront Station –601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm
  • Register: Online, $10

Ryan Belleville

Ryan Belleville

Image: Ryan Belleville

  • What: Ryan Belleville has won a Canadian Comedy Award and the Phil Hartman Award for his stand up. He was a series regular on FOX’s sitcom Life on a Stick, CW’s The LA Complex, and was the star and co-creator of the cult show Almost Heroes.
  • Where: the Comedy Mix – 1965 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: March 9 at 8:30 pm, March 10 and 11 at 8 pm and 10:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$20

Lighthouse Labs YVR Demo Day

  • What: Lighthouse Lab’s new grads are about to start their careers as professional web developers, but first they want to show you what they’ve learned to build in just 8 weeks with Lighthouse Labs. Enjoy pizza and beer plus a networking event.
  • Where: Launch Academy – 128 West Hasting Street #300, Vancouver
  • When: March 9 from 6 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival

  • What: The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival is Coquitlam’s original craft beer and food festival. The event showcases craft brews from over 30 breweries and features bites from ten local restaurants and caterers. This festival is a semi-annual two-day event that supports Team Taylor with the Ride to Conquer Cancer and the BC Cancer Foundation.
  • Where: Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club – 3251 Plateau Boulevard, Coquitlam
  • When: March 9 to 10 from 7 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $55
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