7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, April 26

Apr 23 2017, 10:01 pm

Wednesday is here and Daily Hive is ready to help you make the most of it! Check out our list of seven things to do today, from a book signing with IISuperwomanII (aka Lilly Singh) to Vancouver International Home Show.

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

IISuperwomanII at Chapters Metrotown

YouTube star Lilly Singh is coming to Metrotown (IISuperwomanII/Facebook)

YouTube star Lilly Singh is coming to Metrotown (IISuperwomanII/Facebook)

  • What: One of YouTube’s biggest stars IISuperwomanII (aka Lilly Singh) is coming to Vancouver on Wednesday, April 26. Fresh off the release of her new book How to Be A Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life, Singh will be signing copies and meeting with fans at Metrotown’s Chapters location.
  • Where: Chapters Metrotown — Metropolis, Metrotown 4700 Kingsway Street, Burnaby
  • When: April 26 from 7 to 8 pm
  • Admission: Free. Read event guidelines for wristband details and rules.

Vancouver International Home Show

  • What: Vancouver’s premier home show, with hundreds of exhibits, celebrity guests, and 3 seminar stages. Explore the latest in home improvement products, and enter to win over $100,000 in prizes.
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 26 to 30
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$12, children 12 and under free

End of the Rainbow

  • What: ACE Productions presents the Canadian premiere of End of the Rainbow, based on the true events of Judy Garland’s last comeback attempt in England in 1968. End of the Rainbow stars Janet Gigliotti as Judy Garland, Jeffery Hoffman, Gordon Roberts, Matthew Simmons, and Colin Parker, with direction by Claude Giroux.
  • When: April 26-May 20
  • Where: Jericho Arts Centre – 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$25

Speaker Series: The Unsolved murder of Jennie Eldon Conroy

  • What: Join Eve Lazarus, journalist, author and blogger who has a passion for unconventional history and a fascination with murder. She discusses the unsolved murder of Jennie Eldon Conroy, whose murder from 1944 has never been solved.
  • Where: Vancouver Police Museum – 240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 26 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Super Mario Maker – Super Course Challenge!

  • What: Test your skill, brain and might in a Super Mario Maker challenge with varying difficulty levels. Share your own levels with others, or try some new ones.
  • Where: E-Spot – 160-7951 Alderbridge Way, Richmond
  • When: April 26 from 1 to 4 pm
  • Cost: Free

Jimmy Eat World w/ guests Beach Slang

  • What: Mesa, Arizona’s Jimmy Eat World are tour in support of their ninth album, Integrity Blues. With warm production and a powerful upbeat groove, Integrity Blues features the first single “Sure and Certain”.
  • When: April 26 at 8 pm
  • Where: The Commodore Ballroom –868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

The Shape of a Girl – Stone’s Throw Productions

Jayda Paige

  • What: The bullying and violence between teenage girls takes a personal turn, based on 14 year-old Reena Virk’s murder in Victoria. Playwright Joan MacLeod leans on personal experiences for this one-woman show by Lindsey Curl on the progression of bullying and its violent ramifications.
  • Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Ave, Vancouver
  • When: April 26 to 29
  • Tickets: Festival Seating; Pay-what-you-think-it’s-worth