7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, January 29

Jan 25 2018, 2:43 am

The last Monday in January has lots going on. From Ricky Gervais, Into The Arctic Exhibition, and more, here are seven fun things to do in Vancouver today, January 29.

And for more things happening around town check out our events section.

Ricky Gervais Humanity Tour

  • What: Perhaps best known as the creator and star of The OfficeExtras, and Derek, Ricky Gervais has had a busy couple of years with an international theatrical and DVD release, alongside an exclusive partnership with Netflix USA, for mockumentary comedy feature film David Brent: Life On The Road. Last year, Special Correspondents, which Gervais wrote, directed and starred in, was launched on Netflix worldwide, and Gervais also hosted the Golden Globes for a 4th time.
  • When: Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets:$65.50- $79.50 via Live Nation.

Italian Hot Chocolate and Cookies Workshop

  • What: This workshop will cover how to make Italian hot chocolate as well as cookies that are traditionally paired with it. Participants will get a taste of classic Italian hot chocolate and learn a few new ways to spice it up, as well as learn how to make cookies from scratch using a traditional Italian recipe.
  • When: Monday, January 29, 2018
  • Times: 2 to 4 pm
  • Where: Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $35; buy online

Vancouver Women In Tech Regatta

  • What: The Regatta is a curated collection of events, workshops and conversations designed to connect women in tech to mentors, peers, resources and to the power of community.
  • When: Monday, January 29 to Friday, February 2, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various venues
  • Tickets: Online, $127.50-$150

Into The Arctic Exhibition

  • What: An exhibit that encompasses more than 50 Arctic oil paintings and three films from artist Cory Trepanier’s four Arctic expeditions to the furthest reaches of the Canadian North. Due to its extensive scope, the VMM has partnered with Vancouver Civic Theatres for an additional exhibit at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
  • When: Now to Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum – 1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$13.50. Children 5 and under free with accompanying adult. Maximum of two free children.

Old Crow Comedy Sho v6

  • What: Jane Stanton headlines Old Crow Comedy Sho, with Kody Audette, Ed Hill, Rachel Schaefer Tanner McCoolman and more on the bill. Hosted by Megan Milton.
  • When: Monday, January 29, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Old Crow Coffee Co. – 655 Front Street, New Westminster
  • Tickets: $5

Art Exhibition: Flowers Unlimited and Echoes in the Midst

  • What: Britannia Art Gallery presents two new exhibits in January: Flowers Unlimited, paintings and clay art by Amy Lee, and Echoes in the Midst, a mixed media collection by Donna Lynn Ross.
  • When: Now to Friday, February 2, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library–Britania Branch – 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Manology: #MeToo All-Gender evening

  • What: Manology is an ongoing course for men of all stages, viewpoints, orientations, and ethnicities. It is for men who are interested in looking at how ideas about what a man is and isn’t shape and influence all areas of life. Manology invites women and all-genders/non-genders to join the circle to reflect on the #MeToo movement. Facilitated by Julie Peters and David Hatfield.
  • When: Monday, January 29, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $15
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