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

Mar 15 2019, 7:18 am

The last Monday of winter is here! Get your week started with these seven events in Vancouver on March 18, including a Bunny Social at UBC, Katya and more.

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

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Katya – Help Me I’m Dying Tour

RuPaul

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What: As RuPaul’s Drag Race Miss Congeniality and All-Stars S2 finalist, Katya Zamolodchikova brings her stand-up show to Vancouver for the first time this March. Katya is known for her personas and characters, starring in UNHhhh with Trixie Mattel, and appearances in productions like Hurricane Bianca.

When: Monday, March 18 and Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: The Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Bunny Social at UBC

What: There’s nothing like cute little bunnies to help tackle life stress – at least, that’s the theory behind an event coming to the University of British Columbia (UBC). Attendees are given treat cups for the rabbits, who will have the option of socializing with students or hanging out in their houses. Entry is by donation and all the funds will be going to the Rabbitats Rescue Society – a non-profit dedicated to providing solutions to housing the large number of abandoned and feral rabbits around BC.

When: Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: AMS Nest, North Great Hall, UBC
Admission: By donation – all proceeds go to Rabbitats

Spring Break Mystery in the Museum

What: Explore the historic cannery and find clues to solve the mystery of the missing fortune, ‘stolen’ from inside the safe of the Plant Manager’s Office, and set during the Great Depression in 1930. Offered throughout Spring Break from March 18 to 29, this activity is best suited for children seven to 10 years old, and will be available on a drop-in basis. One detective kit will be provided per paid Adult or Senior admission, for families or friends to share.

When: March 18 to 29, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Gulf Of Georgia Cannery – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
Admission: Adults $11.70, Seniors (65+) $10.05. Youth 17 and under are free of admission at all Parks Canada sites; all youth who enter must be accompanied by an adult.

Spring Break at the Carousel

Carousel/Burnaby Village Museum

What: Burnaby Village Museum is throwing open the gates for 12 days of Spring Break family fun. Stroll the streets of a 1920s village and visit businesses and homes. Take in demonstrations, ride the carousel, play games and activities, learn about Indigenous culture, and chat with costumed towns-folk. Browse the Carousel Gift Shop and enjoy a treat or lunch at the Ice Cream Parlour.

When: March 18 to March 29, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free. Carousel Rides $2.65 each

Heritage Writers’ Group

What: Start capturing your life story for family and posterity. No preparation required; just bring a pen and paper, or your laptop.

When: March 18, April 15, May 27, June 17, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 12 pm
Where: PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives – 150-2248 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Royal Dinette and Four Winds pair up beer dinner

What: Royal Dinette and Four Winds Brewing Co are teaming up for a seasonally-focused beer-paired menu. Guests will enjoy a Canadian/Australian inspired menu paired with a selection of bottle-conditioned beers flavoured with ingredients from BC’s last summer harvest.

When: Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Royal Dinette – 905 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
Price: $100; buy online

The Cat Empire

What: Australia’s The Cat Empire bring their Stolen Diamonds Tour to Vancouver with support by Neal Francis.

When: Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville, Vancouver
Tickets: Online