6 things to do in Vancouver: Tuesday, May 30

May 29 2017, 3:46 pm

Looking to recharge your batteries today? Find a fun and inspiring event with our list of seven things to do in and around Vancouver today.

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

Richmond Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual Dragon Boat Festival

  • What: Join Richmond Chamber members and guests for a wonderful evening of dragon boating along the scenic Fraser River, followed by a networking BBQ with gorgeous views of the river at sunset.
  • Where: John M. S. Lecky UBC Boathouse – 7277 River Road, Richmond,
  • When: May 30 from 4:15 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $55-$65

Chris Gethard: Beautiful/Anywhere


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  • What: Chris Gethard is a comedian, actor, writer, and the host of the hit podcast Beautiful/Anonymous. His recent one man show, Career Suicide, aired on HBO after a successful off-Broadway run. He’s the host of The Chris Gethard Show on truTV, and has also been seen on Broad City, Parks and Recreation, Don’t Think Twice, and The Other Guys.
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • When: May 30 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $22.50 + s/c

Dal Richards School of Swing Spring Gala

  • What: Named in honour of Vancouver’s very own ‘King of Swing’ and VAM supporter, Mr. Dal Richards, School of Swing students join Vancouver Legacy Jazz Orchestra for an evening of jazz and swing classics.
  • Where: Koerner Recital Hall at Vancouver Academy of Music – 1270 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
  • When: May 30 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$15

Cool Eats: The City Slicker’s Diet for a Warming Planet

  • What:  Drawing on current research in sustainable agriculture and food systems, this talk presents practical personal choices and government policy changes to help promote a just, resilient, ecologically-integrated food system.
  • Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
  • When: May 30 at 7 pm
  • Admission: Free but seating is limited. Register Online.

Board of Trade 101

  • What: A special Board of Trade 101 session where you will be shown how your membership can help promote your business, save you money, provide benefits to your staff, and much more.
  • Where: Greater Vancouver Board of Trade – Suite 400-999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: May 30 at 7:30 am
  • Tickets: Complimentary, for Board of Trade members only

Empowerment Stories: Women Building Bridges to Belonging

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society‎

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  • What: Join Pacific Immigrant Resources Society and host Bal Brach for an inspiring evening of storytelling about belonging. Featuring writerand actor Carmen Aguirre and filmmaker Crisanta Sampang sharing stories exploring and celebrating what belonging means, why it matters, and how we get there. Includes dinner at the New India Buffet and a charitable donation to support PIRS programs.
  • Where: New India Buffet & Restaurant – 805 W Broadway #105, Vancouver
  • When: May 30 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $50-$100
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