7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, April 22

Apr 17 2019, 6:20 am

Now that the long weekend has wrapped up, enjoy it with an Easter Fair at the Stanley Park Train, Buddy Guy, and the rest of these seven things to do on April 22.

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Easter Fair at the Stanley Park Train

Easter Train

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What: Hop on the Stanley Park Train for an egg-citing Easter ride through the forest and look for cotton-tailed inhabitants. After the train ride, kids can enjoy fun activities including a scavenger hunt, meeting the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts, bouncers and carnival games, Bunny Burrow Maze and a toddler zone.

When: Now to Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Stanley Park Railway – Pipeline Road, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Earth Day at the Market

What: Get crafty and up-cycle this Earth Day. Lonsdale Market will be hosting a fun Kids Craft workshop with Recycle Doctor where the little ones can bring in their egg cartons and recycle them into fun garlands, flowers, animals and more.

When: Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Kid’s Play Area on the 2nd floor – Lonsdale Quay Market – 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
Admission: Free

Critter Capers: The Case of the Missing Blossoms

What: Hoskins the hummingbird’s favourite blossom patch has mysteriously vanished.  Can you discover what happened to it and keep Hoskins humming along? Allow one hour to crack the case at this Easter Monday mystery.

When: Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park – Meet at Burnaby Lake Nature House, 4519 Piper Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free

Spring Sale! at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

What: McArther Glen’s Easter trail is back for another egg-citing adventure to win an egg-cellent Lindt chocolate treat. Pick up your booklet at Guest Services and get hopping. They also have got egg-clusive offers for Easter weekend.

When: Friday, April 19 to Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: McArthurGlen Designer Outlet – 7899 Templeton Station Road, Richmond
Admission: Free

Buddy Guy

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What: Blues legend Buddy Guy has won eight Grammy Awards and the Billboard magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement. Rolling Stone ranked him in the top 25 of its 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time and he’s a Kennedy Centre honouree. Featuring guest Tom Hamridge.

When: Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Taking Back Sunday

What: Long Island’s Taking Back Sunday celebrate 20 years of music with two shows at the Commodore Ballroom with special guests The Maine.

When: Sunday, April 21 and Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Dead People’s Things

What: Zee Zee Theatre presents the world premiere of the latest play by Playwright in Residence Dave Deveau, developed in association with PTC. Phyllis, a Millennial, inherits a house and all of its contents after her estranged hoarder aunt commits suicide. She then must work with neighbour Beatrice, a Baby Boomer who has been named executrix, to try and make some sense of the life and death of a woman she barely knew, through the things she left behind. Based on true events, Dead People’s Things is a heartrending haunting that examines loneliness and the strange contradiction between belongings and belonging.

When: Now to Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Studio 16 – 227-1555 W 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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