7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, February 28

Feb 28 2017, 4:58 am

Say goodbye to February with a fun event happening around the city. Here are seven things to do in Vancouver today, Tuesday, February 28.

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

UBC Pop-Up Playground

  • What: Drop by after school or work and don’t miss the special light display that will transform Lee Square into a Pop Up Playground. Move your way through games like hopscotch and four squares, dance around to the beat of our DJ, and enjoy some street eats.
  • Where: Outside of the UBC Bookstore – 6200 University Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: February 28 from 5 to 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

The Living Room – Making Theatre with your Friends

  • What: A fun networking event for emerging artists in Vancouver. Each night will take on a different topic to learn more about the business and helps attendees dig deeper into their art. Featured speakers are Marcus Youssef (Artistic Director of Neworld Theatre), and James Long (Artistic Director of Theatre Replacment), with moderator Chelsea Haberlin (co-Artistic Director of Itsazoo Productions and freelance director). Presented by Rumble Theatre.
  • Where: Rumble Theatre – 1422 William Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 28 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

Canucks vs. Red Wings

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  • What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the Detroit Red Wings at Rogers arena for their first game without Alex Burrows.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: February 28 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $45-$250

Zendtalk – Say Yes to Stillness with Colin Pal

  • What: Colin Pal, creator at The Undeniable Clarity, shares what he learned about stillness from his seven-year journey of being a monk and the challenges he faced thereafter in exploring what it means to live with more intention in this distracted world.
  • Where: ZEND Concious Lounge – 1130 Mainland Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 28 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

Ukulele Night at Our Town Cafe

Ukelele Viva la Ukelución

Image: Viva la Ukelución / Facebook

  • What: Spend a night of learning, sharing and playing ukulele in a friendly environment. Buckman Coe will be hosting the night and Viva la Ukelución will be teaching how to skank and chuck, strum, arpeggate, pick and more.
  • Where: Our Town Cafe – 245 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: February 28 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

Sailing the Red Sea: Egyptian Maritime Explorations

  • What: The grand opening of SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology’s new exhibit, “Sailing the Red Sea: Egyptian Maritime Explorations”. Bring the children and your own crayons and colour your way through the story of the Shipwrecked Sailor. Tea, coffee, and snacks will also be provided.
  • Where: SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology – 8888 University Drive, Burnaby
  • When: February 28 from 2 to 4 pm
  • Cost: Free

Pandora and The Locksmiths

  • What: Indulge in the musical stylings of The Locksmiths as they serve up jazz, funk, soul, and more! Onstage for the burlesque performances are Ariel Helvetica, Voracious, V, Phoenix Rose and Carole Brunette. With host Miss Kiss and stage managing by Ava Lure.
  • Where: Guilt & Company – 1 Alexander Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 28 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $15
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