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

Jun 21 2018, 11:50 pm

June is winding down, but the fun is just getting started! Here are seven great events happening in Vancouver today, Monday, June 25. Let’s Hear It For Yaletown, Bonobo, and more!

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

Let’s Hear It For Yaletown, curated by Vancity Hot Jazz Society

Let’s Hear It For Yaletown/Yaletown BIA

  • What: One of Vancouver’s favourite neighbourhoods is about to get a whole lot more musical. Yaletown Business Improvement Association (BIA) is hosting its annual Let’s Hear It For Yaletown jazz festival at Bill Curtis Square. Curated by Vancity Hot Jazz Society, the free outdoor concerts will feature lunchtime and after work jazz, so you can take a stroll by whenever it suits you.
  • When: Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 1 pm and 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: Bill Curtis Square (behind the Canada Line Station)
  • Admission: Free


  • What: Bonobo’s rise has been stealthy but unstoppable, and Si Green, the man behind it all, is now one of the biggest electronic artists of our time. His place in the pantheon was cemented further by two 2018 Grammy nominations.
  • When: Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $34-$50

Italian Card Games Classes

  • What: Learn the traditional card games that everybody plays in Italy in this series of four classes. Those who pre-register to all classes will receive a free deck of Italian cards.
  • When: Every Monday to Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$35

Michelle’s – A Night of Improv Comedy & Elegance

  • What: Join the cast and crew of the new web series “Michelle’s – a Canadian Soap Opera” for a fundraiser featuring a cheesecake bar, silent auction, cocktails and comedy.
  • When: Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Improv Comedy Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street
  • Price: $25 – Tickets available via VTSL

Jerry Granelli feat Robben Ford, Bob Lanzetti, J.Anthony Granelli & Horns

  • What: A dynamic force in jazz and improvisation for 60 years, Halifax-based drummer Jerry Granelli is a national treasure who’s played with Ornette Coleman, Sly Stone, and Vince Guaraldi.
  • When: Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Time: 8 to 11 pm
  • Where: Performance Works —1218 Cartwright St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, from $28

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

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee Echo Painting/TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

  • What: Composer and cellist Peggy Lee creates artful music and she’s going to be joined by Vancouver’s most active and interesting improvisers for Echo Painting on June 25, where together, they’ll draw connections between generations of creative musicians in the city.
  • When: Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Where: The Ironworks – 235 Alexander Street
  • Price: $23 – Tickets available via Coastal Jazz
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