7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, August 20

Aug 4 2018, 4:56 pm

Don’t let Monday get you down! Keep the energy up with these seven events happening in Vancouver today, Monday, August 20. The MBA Tour, Alice Cooper, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

The International DOTA 2 Tournament 2018


DOTA2 held at Seattle’s Key Arena in 2017. (DOTA2 / Instagram)

  • What: The tournament is the largest annual eSports tournament in the world and one of the most prestigious with a prize pool of about US$25 million during last year’s iteration of the tournament, with the first place winner taking home nearly US$10.9 million.
  • When: Monday, August 20 to Saturday, August 25, 2018
  • Times: Various times
  • Where: Roger Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online $125 for midweek (first four days) and $250 for the finals (last two days)

A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper

  • What: Alice Cooper pioneered a grandly theatrical brand of hard rock that was designed to shock. Drawing equally from horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock, the group has rattled the cages and undermined the authority of generations of guardians of the status quo, continuing to surprise fans and exude danger at every turn.
  • When: Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Admission:  Free

Post A Letter – Social Activity Club Meeting

  • What: Come in a write a card or letter to someone special. We will supply writing materials and stamps at a pay what you can basis. Organized by Post A Letter Social Activity Club.
  • When: Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Cartems Donuts – 2190 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Discover the Birds of Lost Lagoon

  • What: Learn about the natural history of Lost Lagoon and its ecological role for birds within Stanley Park, and the larger Pacific Flyway, on this two-hour walking tour. For beginner to intermediate birders.
  • When: Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Meet at Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon
  • Tickets: $16.10

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

  • What: CineFest LIVE at the Vancouver Biennale presents “Pioneers in Cinema” outdoor film screening series on Monday evenings. August 20 features the world’s oldest surviving animated feature film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed. The film is preceded by the featurette, Lotte That Silhouette Girl. Bring a lawn chair.
  • When: Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Time: Seating starts at 7 pm, movie starts at dusk
  • Where: Leg in Boot Square (Market Hill and the Seawall, near Stamp’s Landing
  • Admission: Free

Free Outdoor Zumba

  • What: Take part in a free outdoor Zumba class every Monday with ZumbaVancouver.ca instructors. Produced by Vancouver Civic Theatre. 
  • When: Every Monday until August 20, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

The MBA Tour – Vancouver 2018

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  • What: Hear from and meet reps from the world’s leading universities at The MBA Tour taking place at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront. Every MBA Tour event is limited to a carefully selected group of business schools which are reviewed and approved by an advisory board of peers. So you can expect to meet reps from only the top schools: Columbia University, Harvard University, IE Business School, Ivey Business School, McGill University, National University of Singapore, New York Institute of Technology, Oregon State University, Queen’s University, Rice University, Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, University of Southern California, University of Toronto, University of Victoria, Vanderbilt University, and York University – Schulich School of Business.
  • When: Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront – 1128 West Hastings Street
  • Price: FREE registration – Register via The MBA Tour
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