10 things to do in Vancouver this week: June 8 to 14

Jun 7 2020, 6:23 pm

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. 

As the province begins to open up, more fun activities are becoming available to get you outside into the fresh air and warm sunshine.

Remember to practice social distancing as you head out on all your adventures this week

If you’re spending your days inside, are too excited to get outside or have no idea where to start, check out one of these 10 things to do in Vancouver this week:

Yoga Flow

What: Shake off those Monday blues with a Yoga Flow. The online class is hosted by Fluidity Fitness and is perfect for beginners and intermediate levels that need a good stretch session in the evening.
When: Monday, June 8
Time: 6 pm t0 7 pm
Where: Online

Job search at a distance

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What: If you’re ready to get back out there into the job market, the Richmond Public Library (RPL) is partnering with Back in Motion to host a virtual job search skill workshop. Participants will learn how to properly put a resume together, which sites are best to use, and more. For more information and how to register, visit RPL website.

When: Tuesday, June 9
Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: Online

Toby’s Liquor Store Expansion/ Sale

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Toby’s Liquor Store

What: It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Toby’s Pub & Grill will not be reopening its doors after 17 years of bringing joy to the Commercial Drive neighbourhood. Drive community: you have shown Toby’s so much love throughout the years. You don’t think they’d leave you hanging, do you? This is why they have decided to expand the Toby’s Liquor Store to bring you an even greater selection of wine, beer, and spirits! Until then, keep stopping by. If you miss them, the pub in North Vancouver is there to serve you!

PUBLIC SALE of their pub belongings — take a piece of the pub home with you! Unique specs, décor items, art, furniture, and many pieces you have loved through the years will be up for grabs.
When: Saturday, June 13 to Sunday, June 14 
9 am to 6 pm
Where: Toby’s Pub — 2733 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

UBC Farms online vegetable gardening for beginners


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What: If you’ve been spending time planting outside in your garden and need new ideas or you are curious about where to start, UBC Farms is hosting a virtual vegetable gardening for beginners community workshop. All the basics you need to know to start growing your own organic vegetables such as plant health, watering and much more will be covered. Come ready to grow!
When: Wednesday, June 10
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Online

Take part in  CMMN GRND’s fitness classes in support of Black-owned businesses 


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What: CMMN GRND is Vancouver’s newest fitness studio that focuses on inclusion for all bodies. The studio focuses on taking a “holistic and realistic approach” to health and wellbeing. “A forging of togetherness is at the basis of CMMN GRND’s values, with community at the focus of their ethos. They stand in unity with the lives of all black, Indigenous and POC folx and celebrate Pride by hosting three donation ($20 recommended donations accepted in-house by cash/card) classes this week in support of Trans Resiliency Fund. This organization focuses on these minority groups by providing emergency funding,” writes Avneet Takhar on behalf of CMMN GRND.

When: Friday, June 12, Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14
Time: June 12: 10: 15 am/ June 13 and 14: 1: 30 pm
Where: CMMN GRND — 121 West 2nd Ave., Vancouver
Register: Online

Visit the Museum of Vancouver 


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What: The Museum of Vancouver is reopening its doors after almost three months of public closure. The public is invited to once again enjoy the exhibits and galleries with new protocols and procedures for public to safely.
When: Thursday, June 11
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Museum of Vancouver — 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver

Visit the Vancouver Maritime Museum


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What: The Vancouver Maritime Museum will be open to the public once again after several weeks of closure. Visitors will once again be able to explore the maritime history of Vancouver and the Canadian Arctic.
When: Thursday, June 11
Time: 10 am  to 5 pm
Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum –1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver,

Twilight Dives


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What: The Vancouver Diving Locker are offering Twilight Dives. Experience the ocean at night and watch the sea creatures and plants all glow and come to life, under the sea!
When: Friday, June 12
Time: 4pm to 10pm
Where: Vancouver Diving Locker — 2745 West 4th Ave. Vancouver

Drive-through Food Truck Festival

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What: Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is partnering with Coast Capital Savings to have their first Drive Through Food truck fest. Persons are asked to stay in their vehicles as they drive up and grab a bite from four stationed food trucks
When: June 13 to 14
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where:  Christian Life Assembly (21277 56 Avenue, Langley City) and Tradex (1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford)

Oh Susanna, Samantha Parton, Veda Hille Haunt at The Cultch


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What: Join three East Van friends for a virtual musical event streamed from the Cultch. Oh Susanna, Samantha Parton, and Veda Hille will perform for three shows during the live stream. These will be early shows, but there’s a song for everyone.
When: Friday, June 12
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Where: Online

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