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

Mar 22 2019, 6:29 am

Enjoy your last Monday of March! Here are seven things to do in Vancouver on March 25, including Family FUSE Week, Shred for the Cause.

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

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Spring Break Family FUSE Week

Vancouver Art Gallery/Rachel Topham

What: For the first time, the Gallery is expanding Family FUSE to five fun-filled days from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29. Your family can visit the Gallery together from 12 to 4 pm daily to enjoy this year’s programming, The Everyday in Different Ways.  This includes engaging in-gallery activities with their team of experienced Art Agents (12 to 4 pm), who bring the exhibitions to life with activities and conversations about the artworks on display.

Kids can also get creative and let their imaginations soar in The Making Place (12 to 4 pm), where they’ll explore the artist’s decision-making process in these unique learning sessions with fun, hands-on activities. Talented local artists Lee Hutzulak, Caroline Liffmann and Carolina Bergonzoni, Derya Akay and Vivienne Bessette, Ewan McNeil, and Maya Beaudry will be hosting different workshops from Monday to Friday that you can join.

When: March 25 to 29
Time: 12 to 4 pm daily
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery — 750 Hornby Street
Price: FREE for kids 12 and under, when accompanied by an adult, and Gallery Members | $24 for general admission — Tickets available via the Vancouver Art Gallery

Shred for the Cause at Mt. Seymour

What: For the 2019 season, women can ski and snowboard at Mt Seymour for $15, with $7.50 from every lift ticket going to The Bloom Group. Men are welcome to come out and enjoy the evening as well, with lift tickets for men from 5 to 10 pm for $35. The Bloom Group have been providing social services in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for over 50 years, including low-barrier shelters for women and children. Drinks and food specials are being served in the Rock Chute from 5 pm onwards with trivia and games for prizes and giveaways at 8 pm.

When: Every Monday until March 25, 2019
Times: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Mt Seymour – 1700 Mount Seymour Road, North Vancouver
Tickets: Women $15, Men $35. Tickets will be sold out of the ticket booths at the Season Pass & Ticket Office. Ticket and rental packages will be sold in the Alpine Activity Centre.

Last Monday at the Movies: Puzzle

What: A woman who has a talent for assembling jigsaw puzzles sneaks away from her suburban town and goes to New York City, where she partners with a man for a puzzle tournament in Atlantic City. As she experiences independence for the first time, she begins to view her value and the pieces of her own life in a whole new light.

When: Monday, March 25, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Massey Theatre – 735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster
Tickets: Online, $8-$9

Richmond Outdoor Spring Carnival

outdoor carnival

West Coast Amusements/Facebook

What: West Coast Amusements, the largest Canadian midway operation in Western Canada, will be making a stop at the Lansdowne Centre in Richmond. They’ll be setting up for 10 straight days with a massive array of rides, games, and traditional carnival eats.

The outdoor carnival will be open from March 21 to March 31, 2019, with hours of operation varying by date and weather. Attendees can ride six attractions for $16.99 or purchase a daily wristband for $40. Tickets for rides may also be purchased individually and in groups of 20 and 40.

When: Now to Sunday, March 31, 2019
Time: 12 to 10 pm, hours may change based on weather.
Where: Lansdowne Centre – 5300 #3 Road, Richmond
Tickets: Available on-site

Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

What: Practice your drawing skills and let your creativity be inspired by dancers and life models posing in either costumes or plain clothes in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall. These public sessions, presented in partnership with the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, are open to all skill levels, are free, and require no pre-registration. Sketching paper, pencils, and other supplies are available for participants to borrow.

When: Now to Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Tales for Tails: Story Time with Ashley Spires

What: Join Delta Community Animal Shelter and illustrator Ashley Spires for a #TalesForTails story time session and shelter tour. Ashley Spires will be reading her story “The Most Magnificent Thing” which is being made into an animated film. There will be an opportunity to chat with her about her books, her imaginative characters like Binky The Space Cat and what it’s like to be a dedicated DCAS kitten foster mama. After story time, there will be a quick tour of the shelter to show how DCAS make a difference for homeless animals in the community.

When: Monday, March 25, 2019
Time: 11 am
Where: Delta Community Animal Shelter – 7505 Hopcott Road, Delta
Register: call 604-940-7111 or email [email protected]

Italian Movie Night

What: Join Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre for a monthly appointment with the Italian Cinema, in Italian. The movie will be followed by a discussion to present the students of the Italian language the opportunity to practice. The admission is free for ICC members.

When: Monday, March 25 and Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where:  Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online