11 things to do in Vancouver this week: May 25 to 31

May 25 2020, 2:00 pm

Time seems to be moving quicker than ever this quarantine, it’s already the last week of the month!

Be sure to enjoy the sun safely this week, and remember to continue physical distancing.

If you’re needing some inspiration on how to enjoy your May the correct way, check out one of these 11 things to do in Vancouver this week:

Vancouver History Galleries

What: Take a virtual trip to the Museum of Vancouver and learn about the history of the city. Walk through the You Say You Want a Revolution exhibit, which is about Vancouver in the 1960s and 70s. During this era, local activists insisted on being actively involved in municipal affairs. Learn about the hippies, “radical” groups, and other Vancouverites.

When: Any day
Time: Any time
Where: Anywhere

Virtual Book Bites


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What: If you’re wanting to share your recent reads with other book lovers, join the Richmond Public Library’s virtual book bites. Chat with others about your recent reads and be inspired by what others are reading over a Zoom chat.

When: May 29
Time: 2 pm
Where: Register to receive a Zoom link online

Suga, Honey Iced Tea 

Location: Watch an online concert featuring some of the best talent coming out of Vancouver, Victoria, and Nanaimo. Nine performers will compete throughout the night to see who brings in the most donations during their performance. For each dollar donated, the audience can send a heart with the like button to represent how much they’ve donated.

When: May 30
Time: 9:00 pm
Where: Facebook

Live Soccer Skills Clinic with the Vancouver Whitecaps

What: If you’re missing out on sports, join in on an online soccer skills clinic with the Vancouver Whitecaps. All you’ll need is a steady internet connection, a ball, two walls or surfaces to bounce the ball off of, an object to act as a cone, and space to dribble. At 2 pm on Monday to Friday, visit the Whitecaps website to join their skills clinic with Coach Bart Choufour and possibly even a few players. Those who’d like to follow along without being featured on the main screen should turn off their video or watch along on the Whitecaps YouTube.

When: Monday to Friday
Time: 2 pm
Where: YouTube or the Whitecaps website

Virtual Police Day 

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What: Watch the Delta Police Department as they bring their annual Police Day online. South Delta Community Liaison Officer, Cst. Chapman (Chappy) will be answering your questions live.

When: May 28
Time: 1 pm
Where: Facebook

Intro to Acrylic Painting with Liz Clay

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What: Join Vancouver-based visual artist Liz Clay as you explore the medium of acrylic painting. Learn how to mix the paints to form interesting colours and achieve amazing results. In the class, you’ll go through the Colour Wheel Theory by mixing reds, blues, and yellows to form a colour wheel. You’ll then look at tinting and mixing natural-looking blacks by using complementary colours.

When: May 26
Time: 3:30 pm
Where: Online

Full Body Workout


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What: Take part in this 30-minute exercise class hosted by Vancouver trainers who’ve designed the workout to get your heart rate up and get you moving. Tickets to the event are by donation from $5 to $15.

When: May 27
Time: 6 pm
Where: Zoom

Between The Buried And Me Live


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What: Watch Between The Buried And Me perform live from the Imperial on May 25. The North Carolina quintet is known for smashing boundaries with their metal performances.

When: May 25
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Online

Grow Green

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What: In their second segment on food gardening, Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Planner Karin England will be joined by Christina Chung, Horticulturalist and owner at Fluent Garden. Christina will share her knowledge and passion for edible plant gardening, including her interest in medicinal herbs.

When: May 27
12:30 pm
Where: Facebook

Meet a Scientist: Strange & Beautiful Creatures of the Deep


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What: Enjoy an online workshop for students with Science World. This 10-minute live presentation is followed by a fun game that fits well with grade 3 science, but all curious young scientists are welcome to join and encouraged to do so with an adult.

When: May 26
Time: 2 pm
Where: Online

Blueprint Livestream


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What: Tune in to the #Stayathome Livestream at 8 pm on Twitch. This week, Christine Yurie and DJ Crusher will be taking over the decks.

When: May 30
8 pm
Where: Twitch

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