7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, March 5

Mar 2 2018, 4:47 pm

Don’t let Monday get you down! Perk it up with our list of seven things to do in Vancouver today, March 5. Vancouver Canucks, Vancouver Comedy Awards, and more.

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

Vancouver Canucks versus New York Islanders

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with the New York Islanders at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Great Romantics

  • What: Pianist David Fray was named BBC Music Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year in 2008, and has been on the path to stardom ever since. Known for his lyrical, expansive and sometimes playful performances, Fray will play Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bruckner’s tribute to Wagner, Symphony No. 3.
  • When: Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Orpheum – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Kwantlen Improv

  • What: Kwantlen Improv is a drop-in workshop series in Surrey where you can learn improv games, communication techniques, make new friends and have fun.
  • When: Every Monday until April 9 (no classes on holidays)
  • Time: 5 to 6:50 pm
  • Where: Kwantlen Polytechnic University – 12666 72nd Avenue, Surrey
  • Price: Free for current Kwantlen students, $5 for alumni, and $10 for members of the public.

Royal Opera House presents Rigoletto

  • What: Featuring some of opera’s most memorable tunes and a cinematic plot of revenge, Rigoletto is one of the most popular works in the repertory. Giuseppe Verdi considered it to be one of his finest works.
  • When: Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Time:  2 pm
  • Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $16-$18

Button Making

  • What: Create images inspired by your favourite books or your own artwork, using coloured markers, pencils and collage materials. All supplies will be provided, just bring your ideas. For ages 8 to 14 years old.
  • When: Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Time: 3:30 to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Fraser Valley Regional Library – Ladner Pioneer Branch – 4683 – 51 Street, Delta
  • Registration: Online, Free

JP Maurice’s Jam Night

  • What: An Open Mic Jam Night at the Penny, hosted by JP Maurice from CTV’s The Launch.
  • When: Every Monday
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Penny – 1601 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Comedy Awards

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Vancouver Comedy Awards (JFL NorthWest / Facebook)

  • What: Discover Vancouver’s favourite comedy spaces, supporters, podcasts and everything in between. Hosted by Graham Clark and Talent Time’s Paul Anthony!
  • When: Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20
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