7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, June 7

Jun 5 2017, 7:59 am

Halfway to the weekend, Vancouver! Keep your energy up with our list of seven things to do today, from cocktails and donuts, Family Feud and more.

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

Cocktail & Donut Pairing at Cartems

  • What: Clough Club and Cartems have teamed up for a memorable night of cocktails and donuts. Tickets include an epic three-course savoury and sweet donut-inspired dinner with cocktails and a welcome beverage too.
  • Where: Cartems Donuterie – 534 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 7 at 6:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $45

Alberni Street Project Open House

  • What: Asia Standard and LANDA Global are hosting a public open house for their proposed downtown project on Wednesday, June 7. The one-of-a-kind residential project is located at the site of 1444 Alberni Street and 740 Nicola Street. You can attend the open house to learn about the proposal, view the preliminary design, and provide your feedback to the project team before an application is submitted to the City of Vancouver.
  • Where: Crystal Ballroom West, Empire Landmark Hotel – 1400 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 7 from 5 to 7:30 pm
  • Cost: Free

Business Council of British Columbia’s Fifth Annual Chair’s Dinner

  • What: BCBC’s vision as “The Place Where Leaders Meet to Unlock BC’s Full Potential”, will be on full display on June 7 where attendees will be joined by BC’s fellow thought leaders in business, academia, First Nations and government to gain insights regarding the challenges impacting our competitiveness in the global marketplace.
  • When: June 7 from 4:45 to 8:45 pm
  • Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market

Surrey Urban Farmers Market

Image: Surrey Urban Farmers Market / Facebook

  • What: Located just steps away from the Surrey Central SkyTrain station and bus loop Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market is a vibrant gathering place that aims to promote small-scale farmers, food producers, and artisans.
  • Where: North Surrey Rec Centre – 10275 City Parkway, Surrey
  • When: Wednesdays from 2 to 6 pm until October 4
  • Cost: Free

Mack Gordon’s Family Feud

  • What: Contestants will be chosen from the audience to come up on stage and take part in a raucous game of Family Feud. All survey questions will be gathered in advance by host Mack Gordon on the streets of Vancouver with filmed highlights playing through the night. There may even be some special celebrity guests!
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 7 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

BC’s Funniest Female Competition 2017

  • What: Three nights of competition for BC’s Funniest Female comics. Come out and laugh with the best, and vote for your favourite. Hosted by Jan Bannister.
    All audience members get one voting ballot.
  • Where: Lafflines Comedy Club – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • When: Preliminary rounds on June 7 and 8, finale on June 15. Shows at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $12-16

Luke Willson Meet & Greet

Luke Willson

Image: Microsoft Store / Facebook

  • What: An opportunity to meet Seattle Seahawks tight end Luke Willson. Make sure to get there early—the first 100 people in line will get a Meet and Greet with Luke Willson, plus your own autographed photo.
  • Where: Microsoft Store at Pacific Centre- 701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 7. Lineup starts at 5 pm, meet and greet from 6 to 7 pm.
  • Cost: Free
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