7 things to do in Vancouver today, Thursday, November 9

Nov 7 2017, 3:15 am

It’s Thursday! The weekend is almost here and we want to help you get there with our list of things to do in Vancouver today. Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team vs. USA, Third Eye Blind, and more.

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

Third Eye Blind

  • What: Third Eye Blind will be bringing equal parts rock music and nostalgia to the Commodore Ballroom this November for their Fall of the Summer Gods Tour.
  • When: Thursday, November 9
  • Time: Door at 8 pm, Show at 9 pm
  • Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $47.75, available at Ticketmaster.

Big Screen, Big Impact: What Filming Means for Richmond Panel & Luncheon

  • What: A panel event focused on the economic impact of the film industry here in Richmond. The City of Richmond and Richmond Chamber of Commerce event will explore the many ways film production can benefit the local economy.
  • When: Thursday, November 09
  • Time: 11:30 am to 1:45 pm
  • Where: Richmond Olympic Oval, Legacy Lounge – 6111 River Road, Richmond
  • Register: Online, $30-$40

Lunch & Learn: Principles of Successful Return-To-Work

  • What: The learning objective for this event is to understand how to develop a successful return-to-work program that is integrated, flexible, practical, and personalized. Participants will also develop an understanding of the components of return-to-work and their roles and responsibilities in the process.
  • When: Thursday, November 9
  • Time: 11:30 am to 1 pm
  • Where: 1285 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, Free

Mental Wellness Series – Aging and Mood Changes

  • What: Did you know that mood changes can be a risk to your health? Learn the signs to prevent loss, grief, anxiety and depression. Speakers from Bounce Back and VCH nurses will be on hand to answer your questions.
  • When: Thursday, November 09
  • Time: 1 to 3 pm
  • Where: Richmond Public Library, Ironwood Branch – 11688 Steveston Hwy, Richmond
  • Admission: Free, register online


  • What: Cornucopia is Whistler’s celebration of food and drink. At Crush, the flagship event, you’ll sample wines from BC and beyond during this lively tasting. Unique chef’s table luncheons, musical guests, winemaker dinners, and more make this one of BC’s top culinary events in the mountains.
  • When: November 9 to 19
  • Where: Whistler
  • Tickets: Online

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team vs. USA

Image: Steve Kingsman / Canadian Olympic Committee

  • What: The most fierce rivalry in women’s sport returns to Vancouver as Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team faces USA at BC Place.
  • When: Thursday, November 9
  • Time: Gates 7 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$60

Vancouver Short Film Festival Comedy Fundraiser

  • What: A night to celebrate Vancouver’s comedy scene and to support the Vancouver Short Film Festival. Featuring headliner Tracey MacDonald, with a portion of the ticket sales going towards expanding the festival and developing community mentorship.
  • When: Thursday, November 9
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Wherethe Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • TicketsOnline, $15
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