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

Jul 10 2017, 10:35 pm

Keep your summer going strong with our checklist of seven things to do around Vancouver, including The Goonies in Stanley Park, Nite Jewel, and more.

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

Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park – The Goonies

Open Air Cinema

Open Air Cinema/Fresh Air Cinema

  • What: The Evo Summer Cinema Series is showing The Goonies on the four-story inflatable movie screen on July 11. Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Movie goers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows  – there will be a bike valet service offered on site each night too.
  • When: July 11
  • Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
  • Cost: Free

Free Yoga at the Beach

  • What: Join Prana Leah Yoga for free yoga with core practice outside with breathtaking views and fresh open air. Bring a mat and some water and take in the energy.
  • When: July 11
  • Time: 9 am
  • Where: Blackie Spit Park – 3136 McBride Avenue, Surrey
  • Cost: Free

A Whale Sanctuary in BC? With Dr. Lori Marino

  • What: Join Dr. Lori Marino, President of the Whale Sanctuary Project, for an evening talk about this effort to create a new ocean sanctuary for former captive whales and for rehabilitation of wild whales in need. Dr. Marino is an internationally known neuroscientist and researcher in animal behaviour and intelligence. She has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals, providing the first conclusive evidence for mirror self-recognition in bottlenose dolphins.
  • When: July 11
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Entry: Online, $15

In the Name of All Canadians – Best of Hot Docs

  • What: To mark Canada’s 150, Hot Docs commissioned half a dozen diverse filmmakers to make short documentaries inspired by Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. From Indigenous rights to multiculturalism to the controversial ‘notwithstanding clause,’ participating filmmakers have each selected a specific aspect of the Charter to explore, casting a vigilant and often alarmed eye on the creeping authoritarianism of our times.
  • When: July 11
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Nite Jewel

Nite Jewel

Timbre Concerts / Facebook

  • What: Nite Jewel is a singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, on tour to support her latest release “Real High”. Joining her at the Fox Cabaret are Geneva Jacuzzi, Harriet Brown and Niña Mendoz.
  • When: July 11
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $13

Zach Berman and Ryan Slater from Juice Truck at Indigo Granville

  • What: Meet the longtime friends behind Vancouver’s wildly successful Juice Truck, Zach Berman and Ryan Slater as they sign copies of The Juice Truck: A Guide To Juicing, Smoothies, Cleanses And Living A Plant-based Lifestyle. The first 25 attendees to get their book signed will receive a Juice Truck gift card.
  • When: July 11
  • Time: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: Indigo Granville – 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free

Hot Jazz Jam featuring Milk Crate Bandits

  • What: The Milk Crate Bandits are bringing their fun swinging tunes and NOLA hot jazz from their debut EP to Hot Jazz Jam. The Neighbourhood was recorded in New Orleans in October 2016 and features original hot jazz music written about East Vancouver. Come celebrate the wonderful East Van community of swing dancers, musicians, bubbas and hot jazz heads. 19+ event.
  • When: July 11
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Army, Navy & Air Force Taurus Unit #298 – 3917 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $12