7 things to do in Vancouver this weekend: June 19 to 21

Jun 18 2020, 4:34 pm

For those sick of spending their week enjoying the sunny weather, stay in and take part in a virtual activity instead.

From virtual Car Free Day to a cozy paint night, we’ve found an activity for all.

Here are seven things to do this weekend.

Havan Awards Gala Home Edition


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What: Access a front-row seat to one of the most respected homebuilding award shows in Metro Vancouver this Friday. The gala is perfect for those looking to connect with Metro Vancouver’s trusted home professionals.

Date: June 19
Time: 6:45 pm
Location: Online

A Taste of the PNE – Car-B-Q Edition


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What: The PNE will be hosting a “Father’s Day Weekend Car-B-Q” event from June 18 to 21 at Hastings Park. The drive-thru BBQ event will feature two Canadian concessionaires including Gator’s Barbeque and Prairie Smoke. Folks can pre-purchase tickets with their designated day, time, and pre-chosen eats in advance online.

Date: June 18 to 21
Time: 11 am to 3 pm; 4 to 8 pm
Location: Enter off Renfrew Street, north of the Pacific Coliseum

Car Free Day 


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What: Vancouver’s three Car Free Day festivals were slated for June 20 on Denman Street in downtown’s West End, June 21 on Main Street, and July 12 on Commercial Drive. This year, they’re transitioning to online formats that celebrate local arts and culture digitally.

Date: June 20
12 to 7 pm

Date: June 21
Time: 12 to 7 pm
Location: Online

Father’s Day Paint Nite at Home

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What: Give your father a day to remember by participating in a Father’s Day paint night. The free activity will teach you how to create an adorable painting that features the whole family. All you need is some paint and paper.

Date: June 21
Time: 6 pm
Location: Online

DOXA Documentary Film Festival


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What: All weekend long, watch 60+ films covering environmentalism, activism, feminism, arts & culture, politics, women’s rights, and more that will be screened online accompanied by filmmaker Q&As, and live streaming events. A full program of events can be found online.

Date: June 18 to 26
Time: All day
Location: Online

East Side Pride


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What: Turn on your laptop and check out the East Side Pride virtual events. Enjoy performances by Frankie Simone, Big Sissy, Romeo Reyes, Elissa Kixen, and hosts DJ Denise and Denzin 8 Productions.

Date: June 20
Time: 5 pm
Location: Online

Online Movement Flow Class

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Movement Flow

What: Folks looking to loosen up can enjoy an online movement flow class with Slava Golubov. The $10 class will allow a maximum of 20 students and is specifically designed to upgrade your movement education.

Date: June 20
Time: 12 to 1:30 pm
Location: Online

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