7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, June 10

Jun 6 2019, 12:43 pm

Get your new week going with Mat Collective Free Yoga, Stormy Daniels, and the rest of our picks of seven events to do in Vancouver today, June 10.

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

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Mat Collective Free Yoga

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What: Mat Collective’s 2019 outdoor summer yoga series features free classes at Kits Beach, on Main Street and in East Van throughout the week. In addition, there will be special events held throughout the summer.

When: Mondays to Fridays at Kits Beach, Tuesday to Saturday on Main Street, and Wednesdays in East Van
Time: Various times, check schedule for details
Where: Classes take place at Kitsilano Beach (1015 Maple Street), Main Street (95 E 32nd Ave.) and East Van (520 East 1st Ave.)
Admission: Free

Museum of Anthropology presents Shadows, Strings and Other Things

What: Over 250 puppets, old and new, from 15 countries, are illuminated in MOA’s new exhibition. From graceful Vietnamese water puppets and comical British hand puppets to the captivating stop-motion puppet animation of the award-winning Indigenous artist Amanda Strong—the full spectrum of human resilience and creativity is on display. With a focus on Asia, Europe and the Americas, the exhibition draws from MOA’s stunning international collection of puppets—the largest in Western Canada­—and reveals new acquisitions from China, Brazil, Sicily, Java, the UK and France.

When: Now to October 14, 2019
When: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Museum of Anthropology – 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

A Taste of Honey – BC Farmers’ Market Beer Launch Party

What: Join BC Farmers Markets and Persephone Brewing Company at the official launch of their collaboration beer – the BC Farmers’ Market Honey Blonde Ale. Be the first to taste this freshly brewed Belgian-style blonde ale made with honey from seven different farms across BC. There will be live music, swag, and a chance to win $100 in market bucks to spend at Vancouver Farmers Markets.

When: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Where: The Cascade Room – 2616 Main St., Vancouver
More Info: Online

An Evening with Stormy Daniels

Stormy Daniels

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What: Stormy Daniels, the American adult film actress who became embroiled in a legal battle with US President Donald Trump after alleging she was paid to keep quiet about an affair before he was elected, is coming to a Vancouver for a live Q-and-A session. She will there as part of a tour to promote her newly-published book, “Full Disclosure.” The event will be “an up-close-and-personal evening of conversation and audience Q&A, followed by a book signing and meet n’ greet,” according to The Rio.

When: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 E Broadway
Admission: $50 advance, available online now, or $60 at the door. 19+ only.

Jackson Hollow with The Antifogmatics

What: Jackson Hollow is a four-piece bluegrass band and two-time winner of the BC Country Music Association Gaylord Wood Traditional Country Award. Featuring special guests The Antifogmatics.

When: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The ANZA Club – 3 W 8th Ave, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Cult

What: British rock band The Cult bring “A Sonic Temple” tour to Vancouver with special guests The Beta Machine.

When: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Books & Biscotti

What: Together with the Association of Italian-Canadian Writers, Il Centro presents a literary evening featuring readings from BC-based Italian-Canadian writers Vittorino Dal Cengio, Monica Meneghetti, and Anna Foschi Ciampolini, with special guests Ann Pearson, author, and Carolina Bergonzoni, dancer. The readings will be followed by light refreshments.

When: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

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