7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, June 18

Jun 14 2018, 2:47 pm

Time flies when you’re having fun! Enjoy the last Monday of spring by checking out our list of seven great events in Vancouver today, June 18. We’ve got International Picnic Day Picnic, Ocean Matters, and more

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

International Picnic Day Picnic


City of Surrey / Facebook

  • What: Invite your friends and neighbours out to celebrate International Picnic Day at the new Forsyth Park. Jump in a bouncy castle, play mini golf, dance to the music of DJ Freshlee Cut, enjoy a free picnic in the park (while supplies last), and climb on the new natural playground.
  • When: Monday, June 18, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Forsyth Park – 10635 140 St, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Mural Festival Directors + Curators Info Session

  • What: The early evening talk will feature new news from VMF Executive Director and Crew, as well as the four curators. There will be plenty of information to share and opportunities to pose questions and chat.
  • When: Monday, June 18th, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main St, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Sound Salutations: Yoga N Da Hood Fundraiser w/Ebony Smith + Tank Gyal

  • What: A special edition of Vancouver’s original sound-powered yoga experience with guest teacher Ebony Smith, founder of Yoga N Da Hood from Dallas, Texas.
  • When: Monday, June 18, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, by donation

World Refugee Day: Standing Together

  • What: Hear first-hand experiences of refugees, learn about different programs and supports available in Surrey, make connections, and strengthen the relationship between refugee and indigenous communities, and discover how you can support new families in the community. This event will include panel presentations and discussions, information tables, refreshments, and more.
  • When: Monday, June 18, 2018
  • Time: 4 to 6 pm
  • Where: Simon Fraser University Surrey Campus – WestStone Group Grand Hall – 250-13450 102 Avenue, Surrey
  • Register: Online, Free

Kitsilano Showboat 2018 Season Opening Night

  • What: Opening night of Kitsilano Showboat’s 83rd season. Featuring music, dance and entertainment on the historic stage next Kitsilano Pool.
  • When: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday until August 18
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Kitsilano Showboat – 2300 Cornwall Ave, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Ocean Matters – Return of the Sea Otter

A sea otter at the Vancouver Aquarium. (Gabriel Lam / Meimento)

  • What: In his newest book about rare wildlife, Todd McLeish journeys along the Pacific Coast from California to Alaska to track the status, health, habits, personality, and viability of sea otters. He will share stories of his adventures and outlines the natural history of these marine mammals. Todd will also talk share insights on how he came to write his new book, Return of the Sea Otter, and will sign copies.
  • When: Monday, June 18, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, Free

Will Stroet – Festival d’été francophone

  • What: Will Stroet, star of ”Will’s Jams” on CBC Kids, will present a show in French at the Norman Rothstein Theatre as part of the Festival d’été francophone de Vancouver. Through songs and music, Will inspires kids from 0 to 10 years old to be active, healthy, creative, and engaged in the world.
  • When: Monday, June 18, 2018
  • Time: 10 to 11 am
  • Where: The Norman Rothstein Theatre – 950 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $5 for children, Free for adults
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