7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, July 25

Jul 24 2017, 10:32 pm

Welcome to Tuesday and the many fun events happening around the city!

From National Lampoon’s Vacation in Stanley Park to Star Wars Pinatas, here is our list of seven things in Vancouver to do today.

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

Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park – National Lampoon’s Vacation

Open Air Cinema

Open Air Cinema/Fresh Air Cinema

  • What: The Evo Summer Cinema Series is showing National Lampoon’s Vacation on the four-story inflatable movie screen on July 25. 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 25
  • Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
  • Cost: Free

Westside Food Festival: Gardening and Potluck at Kits Village Collaborative Garden

  • What: Gain hands-on experience and come away with the knowledge to plant, grow, and harvest vegetables. Afterwards join the garden potluck – everyone is welcome and please bring a dish to share if you can (vegetarian preferred). All ages and experience levels are welcome but minors must be accompanied by a caregiver.
  • When: July 25
  • Time: 3:30 to 7 pm
  • Where: Billy Bishop Legion Hall – 1407 Laburnum Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: Online

The Force is Strong with Pinatas: a crafting workshop

  • What: Come make the pinata of your dreams! Learn step by step how to make pinatas for all your events. Anything is possible and getting messy is always a blast.
  • When: July 25
  • Time: 3 to 6 pm
  • Where: Storm Crow Tavern – 1305 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $40

Our Voices, Not Yours! – DTES Roundtable

  • What: Listen + share with the DTES community as we discuss social housing, unceded territories, and the new nə́c̓aʔmat ct library. Co-organized by VANDU and nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch Library.
  • When: July 25
  • Time: 2 to 4:30 pm
  • Where: nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch – 730 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free

Bob Dylan

  • What: Largely regarded as the “Voice of a Generation,” legendary singer-songwriter Dylan is famed for folk hits like “A Rolling Stone” , “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “The Times They Are A-Changin.”
  • When: July 25
  • Time: Doors at 7 pm/ Show at 8 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $46.50-$112

Celebrate 150: Red Serge Day at Burnaby Village Museum and Carousel

  • What: Create the best souvenir ever by taking a picture with members of Burnaby’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police in their splendid red serge.
  • When: Every Tuesday in July and August
  • Time: Noon to 2 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum and Carousel – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Cost: Free

July Ukulele Circle

  • What: Bring your little instruments to the Rising Star Cooperative and join in a night of ukulele songs to celebrate the eclipse and the approaching midsummer night.
  • When: July 25
  • Time: 7 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Rising Star Cooperative – 1556 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free
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