7 things to do in Vancouver: Tuesday, June 20

Jun 20 2017, 2:13 am

The sun returns to Vancouver this week so get out and enjoy it!

Grab a friend and check out our list of seven things to do in and around Vancouver today, including the Vancouver Canadians, Women in Film & Television, and more.

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

Vancouver Canadians vs. Everett AquaSox

Vancouver Canadians Baseball

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  • What: It’s no secret that the Nat Bailey is home to one of the best sporting spectacles that Vancouver has to offer, so the city’s baseball fans will no doubt be delighted to see the action get underway again this month.
  • When: June 20 to 22
  • Time: June 20 and 21 at 7:05 pm, June 22 at 1:05 pm
  • Where: Nat Bailey Stadium

Elevate: Celebrating the Port

  • What: Join North Vancouver Chamber in celebrating the unique business sector of the port. Features a panel of industry leaders sharing some of the opportunities and challenges facing our local port economy. 
  • When: June 20
  • Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Where: Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier – 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $49-69

Sheryda Warrener Poetry Workshop

  • What: Sheryda Warrener is the author of two poetry collections, most recently Floating is Everything (Nightwood, 2015). Her work has been featured in a recent Believer art issue, and shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, the Arc Magazine Poem of the Year, the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, and selected as runner-up for Lemon Hound’s inaugural poetry contest.
  • When: June 20
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art – 2121 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

The Spirit of Girls: A Fundraiser for G Day

  • What: The evening will include thoughtful and provocative conversations about the challenges and opportunities faced by tween girls, and the role that G Day can play in supporting them, as well as their parents and other caregivers. The G Day program was developed and is operated by United Girls of the World (UGW), a registered charity based in Vancouver BC.
  • When: June 20
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: TELUS Garden – 510 W Georgia Street Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $100

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 86th Annual General Meeting

  • What: Marco Iannuzzi, BC Lion, Harvard grad and investment advisor is the keynote speaker at this Greater Langley event. Marco currently operates his wealth management practice at RBC Dominion Securities while simultaneously playing professional football for the BC Lions.
  • When: June 20
  • Time: 5 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Cascades Casino Coast Hotel & Convention Centre – 20393 Fraser Highway, Langley
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$50 + gst

In Conversation: David Sedaris

David Sedaris

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  • What: Join humorist, radio contributor and New York Times bestselling author David Sedaris as he discusses one of the most anticipated books of 2017, Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002). Book signing to follow.
  • When: June 20
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Indigo Granville – 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Entry: Line-up will be available on a first-come, first-served basis

Women in Film & Television Vancouver Spotlight Awards Gala

  • What: Presented since 1999, the Spotlight Awards have brought together the BC Film community to celebrate the outstanding achievements of women in screen-based media. This year’s award recipients are Liz Shorten, Tara Armstrong, Maja Aro, Karin Lee, Meg Thornton, Mark Leiren-Young, Paul Armstrong, Shauna Johannesen, Brianne Nord-Stewart, Lucia Cheung, Valerie Creighton, Heather Conway, and Carolle Brabant.
  • When: June 20
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$45
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