7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, June 11

Jun 7 2018, 10:59 pm

Monday, Monday! So good to me! Get your new week going with a Pizza Making Party, Monday Night Run Club, and the rest of our picks of seven events to do in Vancouver today, June 11.

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

Ordinary Shadows, Chinese Shade screening

  • What: This video is Wong’s personal exploration of his second-generation Chinese-Canadian perspective on the Chinese here in the new world, Canada, and in the motherland, China. Through his own “family network” and several trips to the People’s Republic of China, the artist gained access to the everyday world of the Chinese. A picture emerges of displaced cultures and traditions in transition. Screening continuously during open hours at the Scholar’s Study at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden.
  • When: Monday, June 11, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden – 578 Carrall St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Monday Night Run Group

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New Balance Vancouver

  • What: A weekly run group with New Balance Robson’s Jesse Hooton and run leader Meg Lewis-Schneider meet at 5:30 pm at New Balance Robson’s store for a 5 to 8 km run in Stanley Park. For runners of all fitness levels.
  • When: Every Monday
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Where: New Balance – 1158 Robson, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

A Conversation with Pink Orchid Studios

  • What: Are you interested in business? Want to know what it’s like starting your own company? Join TILE Vancouver for an evening with speakers like the co-CEOs of Pink Orchid Studios. The event contains a formal interview portion, as well as an extended Q&A session where guests will have the opportunity to interact with the speakers.
  • When: Monday, June 11, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Winston Churchill Auditorium – 7055 Heather St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, free

Aperitivo Workshop

  • What: A fun, hands-on workshop to learn the secrets for a perfect Italian Aperitivo. During the workshop, you will learn how to make different Italian finger foods and also learn how to make two classic Italian Cocktails. The class is plant-based. Bring an apron and a clean container.
  • When: Monday, June 11, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: IL CENTRO Italian Cultural Centre, 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $70

Beginners Belly Dance Spring Classes

  • What: Have fun, get fit and explore the world of belly dance. Beginners classes at West End Bellydance are designed for people with no dance experience. Learn how to shimmy and shake.
  • When: Every Monday until June 25, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: West End Community Centre Association – 870 Denman Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Mah Jong Meet Up

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Mah Jong / FVRL – Tsawwassen Library‎

  • What: Mah Jong has been a popular pastime for centuries, first played in China during the Qing Dynasty. Similar to Rummy, this game uses tiles and involves skill, strategy, and a bit of chance. Learn to play with American rules at Fraser Valley Regional Library – Tsawwassen Branch, then join their members for weekly games at the library.
  • When: Every Monday until August 27, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: FVRL – Tsawwassen Library – 1321A 56 Street, Delta
  • Admission: Free

Pizza Making Party at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

  • What: Celebrate fresh local food and families coming together with a Pizza Making Party at Rocky Mountain Flatbread.
  • When: Every Sunday and Monday
  • Time: 5 pm
  • Where: Rockey Mountain Flatbread – 4186 Main St, Vancouver
  • Register: [email protected], $8.50 children and $13.40 adults
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