10 things to do in Vancouver this week: June 22 to 28

Jun 22 2020, 12:21 am

Please note: As recommended by BC’s provincial health officials, if you choose to participate in events outside of your home, please adhere to COVID-19 health and safety measures, including proper physical distancing and frequent handwashing. If you are sick, please stay home. 

A new week means new things to do around Vancouver.

From a Vegan Farmers Market to a virtual tour of Islands of Tahiti, check out the events happening around town in the coming days.

Visit the Vancouver Art Gallery

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Vancouver Art Gallery / Twitter

What: After closing its doors to the public in response to COVID-19, the Vancouver Art Gallery has reopened. The public can visit during their regular hours from 12 pm to 5 pm. Just make sure to buy your tickets online, and follow their safety protocols.
When: Monday to Sunday
Time: 10 am to 5 pm.
Where:¬†Vancouver Art Gallery ‚ÄĒ¬†750 Hornby Street, Vancouver

The Post-Pandemic City We Want

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The Post-Pandemic City We Want/ Facebook

What: An online discussion hosted by the Vancouver City Planning Commission in order to create a conversation with a panel of past and present commissioners who will discuss how the pandemic is impacting their communities, and what potential policy changes and opportunities they see in creating a post-pandemic.
When: Tuesday, June 23
Time: 7 to 8:15 pm
Where: Register online for the Zoom seminar

Beauty Boss Hacks: Scrub a Dub Dub 

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Beauty Boss Hack/ Facebook

What: Join the Simon Fraser Student Society Women’s Centre in a¬†virtual workshop where attendees can learn to make various beauty and self-care products at their homes that are fun, easy and cost-efficient.
When: Tuesday, June 23
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Online, RSVP here

Virtual Travel Event: The Islands of Tahiti 

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North South Travel & Tours Ltd.‚ÄéVirtual Travel Event: The Islands of Tahiti/ Facebook

What: Have you ever dreamed of visiting the Islands of Tahiti? Now you can, virtually. Join this webinar, hosted by Vicky Lubyk from Paul Gauguin Cruises and explore the beauty of the islands from your computer screen.
When: Tuesday, June 23
Time: 7 to 7:45 pm
Where: Online, reserve a spot to attend

Vancouver Visual Art Foundation ‚Äď Art Downtown


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What: Art Downtown is a summer program created to help support local artists and share their art with the community during these stressful times. This project allows artists and the public to connect, inspire each other and share creativity. Between June and September, artists will be presenting their work and techniques at Lot 19 and Cathedral Square, downtown Vancouver.
When: Wednesday, June 24
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Lot 19, 855 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6C 3N9

Visit the Grouse Grind 

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What: The Grouse Grind trail will reopen to the public on the same day, Monday June, 22.
In a release, Metro Vancouver notes that visitors ‚Äúshould be prepared for a different hiking experience‚ÄĚ when visiting the popular North Vancouver destination, and they have laid out a number of health and safety guidelines.¬†Those who use the Skyride to return to the trailhead must reserve a time in advance¬†online.
When: Starting Monday, June 22
Where: Grouse Grind Trail¬†—¬†6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver

Yoga at Trout Lake Park 

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Yoga at Trout Lake Park/ Facebook

What: Hosted by Mountain Movement, this yoga session is for a good cause with 10% of profit going to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank
When: Tuesday, June 23
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Trout Lake Park, meet at the South end of the park, just up from the beach among the big trees
Price: $10 drop-in or purchase a punch pass online (6 classes for $55, 10 classes for $90)

The Vegan Farmers Market 

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The Vegan Farmer’s Market / Facebook

What: Head to the Vegan Farmers Market at Concord Community Park.
It will quickly become your one-stop-shop for all things deliciously vegan
When: Saturday, June 27
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Concord Community Park —¬†50 Pacific Boulevard,¬†Vancouver

A Taste of the PNE ‚Äď Car-B-Q Edition

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Prairie BBQ (@foodiecole/Instagram)

What: The Taste of PNE Car-B-Q Edition allows guests to build their own meal, choosing from pork ribs from Prairie BBQ / Gator BBQ, poutine from The Fry Guys / UnRoutine Poutine, mac & cheese from REEL Mac and Cheese, and Coca Cola bottled drinks.
When: Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28
Time: 11 am to 3 pm (Saturday) and 4 to8 pm (Sunday)
Where: Enter off Renfrew Street, North of the Pacific Coliseum
Tickets: Available online

Save Your Spot to Shop

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What: Shop Designer Fashion Outlets Secret Warehouse Sale is getting ready to head to the next city, but before they do ‚ÄĒ they‚Äôre having a designer warehouse sale in Vancouver. Save 40%-80% off retail prices plus an additional 10%-40% off on selected men‚Äôs and women‚Äôs shoes, clothing, bags and accessories! RESERVE YOUR SPOT TO SHOP by RSVP-ing your time slot as there’s a limited number of people that can be allowed in once! When the slots are full, there will be a regular line up outside. Face masks and gloves will be required to enter. Hurry limited spots available!
Where: Location will be announced Friday, June 26 via email for all guests who have registered to shop through our online booking system)
Time: 9 am to 9 pm (Each reservation allows for a +1 PER GUEST that registers for a spot to shop through our online booking system)
Tickets: Reserve your spot to shop by RSVP-ing your time slot online! Hurry limited spots available.

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