7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, February 25

Feb 22 2019, 6:52 pm

Start the last week of February with these seven events happening in Vancouver today, Monday, February 25. Check out Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival, Vancouver Canucks, and more.

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

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22nd Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

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Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF)/Facebook

What: Featuring 42 shows in seven venues across Metro Vancouver, this year’s Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival program is set to amaze and inspire. Get lost in the adventure stories of the 36 incredible guest speakers and 67 films that will take the VIMFF stage and screen.

When: Now to Sunday, March 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks

What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Arena.

When: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Heritage Writers’ Group

What: Start capturing your life story for family and posterity. No preparation required; just bring a pen and paper, or your laptop.

When: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 12 pm
Where: PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives – 150-2248 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

BIPOC Poetry & Network Night feat. Afrodykie Zoe

What: Van Slam presents a BIPOC Poetry & Network Night to celebrate Black History. Get to know other artists, innovators, thinkers, creators, and performers in the BIPOC community, as games and writing prompts spur individuals and groups to create live presentations to explore an idea. Feature poet is Afrodykie Zoe, and host is Sonya Littlejohn.

When: Monday, February 18, 2019
Time: Doors and sign-up 8 pm, show at 9 pm
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Price: $6-$10 sliding scale (but no one will be turned away for lack of funds!)

Podcast Making Workshop

Vancouver podcast festival

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What: Join the Cultch’s Youth Program for a Podcast Making Workshop hosted by members of Co-op Radio. Learn interviewing and broadcasting skills, audio editing, and more. No previous audio experience required for this
workshop. It is recommended that anyone attending
the training bring a laptop with Audacity installed and a
device that can record audio with a USB cable.

When: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Where: IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival – 1895 Venables, Vancouver
Register: Online

Race & Food Digest: Restaurant Kids

What: Join Toronto author and Globe and Mail journalist Ann Hui for a special evening celebrating the launch of her new book, Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada’s Chinese Restaurants, which tells the stories of small-town Chinese restaurant owners across Canada, including the one run by Ann’s own family. The night features dinner courtesy of Jade Dynasty Restaurant, plus a keynote conversation with Ann and special guests, “restaurant kids” who grew up alongside their family’s restaurants.

When: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Jade Dynasty Restaurant – 137 East Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Talking Stick Festival: Pop Up Musical Bistro

What: The Talking Stick Festival presents: Pop Up Musical Bistro featuring performances by Sandy Scofield and Curtis Clearsky & The Consillationz at The Roundhouse Community Centre.

When: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10-$15