7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, March 19

Mar 15 2018, 9:43 pm


The last day of Winter is here, so say so long with our rundown of seven things to do today, March 19. Check out Vancouver Fashion Week, Spring Break events and more.

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

Spring Break at the Carousel

  • What: Enjoy Spring Break at Burnaby Village Museum, with a children’s entertainer, children’s art activities, heritage games, and carousel rides.
  • When: Monday, March 19 to Thursday, March 29, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free, carousel rides $2.65

Luke Skywalker’s Lightsaber at Science World

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  • What: See Luke Skywalker’s Lightsaber from the film Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. The famous film prop is being featured as part of The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! exhibition at Science World.
  • When: Now to Monday, March 19, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online: $23.25 for adults/ $18.50 for students, seniors, and youth (with ID) / $15.25 for children 12 and under / Children under 3 are free

Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

  • What: The event will feature over 80 shows that highlight the Fall and Winter collections of both national and international designers. This season’s line-up features brands from 15 different countries, including designers from Australia, Japan, the United States, Italy, Ghana, and of course – Canada.
  • When: Monday, March 19 to Sunday, March 25, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: David Lam Hall – 50 E Pender Street, Vancouver
  • AdmissionTickets start as low as $30 for a single show and as high as $350 for a week pass.

Spring Break at Vancouver Art Gallery

  • What: Five days of Weekly Family Programs offered in conjunction with Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg. Free for children aged 12 and under when accompanied by an adult.
  • When: Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 4 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Art Gallery – 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Spice World Live Drag Cast

  • What: Spice World comes alive onstage at the Rio Theatre, with a live shadowcast featuring Vancouver’s own Spice Gurlz. Audience costumes and participation is welcomed and encouraged at this event.
  • When: Monday, March 19, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door

Spring Break at H.R. MacMillan Space Centre: The Next Giant Leap

  • What: Do you have what it takes to be a Mars colonist or an asteroid geologist? Head to H.R. MacMillan Space Centre over Spring Break to learn about living on Mars the future of space exploration. They will have family friendly activities running daily and are premiering the film Asteroid Mission Extreme in the Planetarium Star Theatre.
  • When: Monday, March 19 to Monday, April 2, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm, special activities running from 11:30 am to 4 pm daily
  • Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

The P*rn Project

  • What: In collaboration with Studio 58 and Langara College’s Risky Nights Series, Neworld Theatre is developing a new work that asks, “What does it mean to have grown up with the internet and readily available representations of sexuality?” In this workshop performance, Neworld collaborates with Studio 58’s fourth term students to explore the personal, social, and ideological consequences of growing up as part of the first generation with unfettered and on-demand access to internet pornography.
  • When: Monday, March 19 to Sunday, March 25, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Langara College – 100 W. 49th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Admission: By Donation. Reservations: 604-323-5227
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