7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, April 11

Apr 10 2017, 5:35 pm

The week rolls on, with a Tuesday full of fun events around Vancouver. Check out our list of seven things to do today, from lunchtime yoga to a career and job fair.

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

Generation Post Script – Nebula Company Theatre

Image: Nebula Company Theatre

  • What: In Generation Post Script, college-age space kids look down on a dying Earth and wonder how it all went so horribly wrong. By newcomer Nebula Company Theatre, the sci-fi play is a kind of “Breakfast Club in Space” reaction to our tech-addled generation. Generation examines the ongoing climate crisis and the rise of the political right by imagining the consequences of our current actions, all wrapped up in the microcosm of living aboard a space station.
  • When: April 11 to April 16
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Granville Island
  • Price: Online; $23-$28

Vancouver Real Estate Forum

  • What: The largest annual conference on real estate investment and management in the region. Vancouver Real Estate Forum will deliver a fast-paced, information-packed program focusing on key issues and challenges facing real estate investors, developers, asset managers, brokers and other professionals active in every facet of commercial, industrial, residential and investment real estate.
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
  • When: April 11 from 8 am to 5:30 pm
  • Register: Online, $465-$555

Railway Comedy Co.

  • What: Comedy returns to the Railway Stage, with a brand new weekly stand-up show starting April 11.
  • Where: Railway Stage & Beer Café – 579 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Tuesday at 9 pm starting April 11
  • Tickets: At the door, $5

Lunch & Learn: “Leverage Grant Funding for Business Growth”

  • What: Use your lunch hour to learn a new skill, improve your business practices and make valuable connections. This Richmond Chamber Lunch & Learn seminar is presented Stephanie Sang of Granted Consulting. Meet new people and enjoy a delicious hot lunch provided by series sponsor, Boston Pizza.
  • Where: Richmond Chamber of Commerce Boardroom – #202 – NT – 5811 Cooney Road
  • When: April 11 from 12 to 1 pm
  • Register: Online, $10 + gst

Nicolas Jaar

  • What: Chilean-American electronic producer Nicolas Jaar released his second studio album, Sirens, in 2016. The young experimental composer founded a subscription based label, Other People, but put it on hold recently in order to go on tour. And he’s clearly a fave, as many of his shows are already sold out.
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 11 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $40

Free Lunchtime Yoga

  • What: Grab your mat and take a break at this free drop-in Hatha Yoga class for all levels. Release all that stress and tension through proper breath work and meditation. You will leave the class feeling revitalized, balanced and relaxed from head to toe.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, Upper Lobby – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 11 at noon
  • Cost: Free, for more info email [email protected]

MOSAIC’s annual career and job fair

  • What: Meet employers face to face at MOSAIC’s sixth annual career and job fair, one of Metro Vancouver’s biggest recruitment events. Speak with recruiters and managers who are looking to fill hundreds of positions in the areas of business, finance, tech, healthcare, trades, hospitality, foodservice, retail, and more. Companies in attendance include ALS Global, City of Vancouver, Canadian Armed Forces, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, London Drugs, LUSH, Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), Royal Bank of Canada, Telus Communications, and UPS.
  • Where: Croatian Cultural Centre – 3250 Commercial Drive
  • When: April 11 from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Cost: Free – Register through Eventbrite
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