7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, May 3

May 1 2017, 11:45 pm

Welcome back, Wednesday! Shake off the mid-week blahs with our list of seven things to do today, from a craft beer book club to a farm potluck.

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


Some Assembly Theatre

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  • What: Home is a new and original Canadian production that shares a powerful vision of hope from local diverse youth in the search for a healthy home, both within oneself and one’s communities.
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre — 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • When: May 3 at 1:30pm, May 4 at 11 am and 1:30 pm, May 5  and 6 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, Free.

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

  • What: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes’s latest album, Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits, compiles all their biggest hits onto one disc. Expect to hear many of your favourites at the Commodore Ballroom, like “I Believe I Can Fly”, “Desperado”, and “Straight Up”.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: May 3 at 8:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $30

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Savvy Search Marketing

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  • What: Google is teaming up with Savvy Search Marketing Ltd, a local Premier Google Partner, to present on topics ranging from customer micro-moments to maximizing qualified leads for your business. Speakers include Liz Austin, Agency Development Manager, Google and Savvas Kyriakides, CEO, Savvy Search Marketing Ltd.
  • When: May 3 from 8:30 am to noon
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Vancouver – 655 Burrard St, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Bingo! by Stage 43

  • What: Five former classmates come together for their 30th high school reunion. Hilarity ensues when the friends attempt to relive their glory days via their old drinking game. The more alcohol they consume, the closer they come to confronting their demons and the realization that being grown up doesn’t mean that they’ve got it all figured out.
  • Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • When: May 3 to 6
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$22. Partial proceeds from all tickets sold to this production benefit the I AM SOMEONE Ending Bullying Society.

Wearable Art Idea Jam

  • What: Port Moody Arts Centre is planning the next presentation of Wearable Art for September 2018, and they need your help. Attend the Idea Jam to reimagine Wearable Art and give it a fresh new look.
  • Where: Port Moody Arts Centre – 2425 St Johns Street, Port Moody
  • When: May 3 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

Ladies Craft Beer and Book Club

  • What: A monthly gathering hosted by the Beer Birds to enjoy tasty beer and good books. This month’s event will be discussing  Amy Gentry’s Good as Gone at Main Street Brewing.
  • When: May 3 at 7 pm
  • Where: Main Street Brewing  –261 East 7th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free

Farm Potluck

  • What: Discuss Urban Farming Education and other related topics at Southlands Heritage Farms while making pizzas in the cob oven and roasting marshmallows on the fire.
  • Where: Southlands Heritage Farms – 6767 Balaclava Street, Vancouver
  • When: May 3 at 6:30 pm
  • Cost: Free
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