7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, May 27

May 24 2019, 5:35 am

The last Monday in May is already here! Fill your day with Bike To Work Week, Alessia Cara, and these seven things to do in Vancouver today, May 27.

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

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Bike To Work Week 2019

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Bike to Work Week

What: In addition to being an environmentally-friendly social movement, the week-long event will have celebration stations set up on bike routes around the region with free drinks, snacks, and bike maintenance, providing even more reason to get out and ride. All participants receive a complimentary 24-hour pass for Mobi by Shaw Go during Bike to Work Week.

There will be over 80 celebration stations through the course of the event, with a large number available in the downtown Vancouver area alone. You can also enter into daily prize draws including new bikes and for a chance to win the grand prize of a cycling adventure for two to Italy with Exodus travel.

When: May 27 to June 2, 2019
Time: Various tims
Where: Various locations around Metro Vancouver
Admission: Free

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

Alessia Cara: The Pains of Growing

What: Juno and Grammy Award-winner Alessia Cara will be performing in Vancouver as a part of her 2019 Canadian Tour, dubbed “The Pains of Growing.” Cara entered the music scene in 2015 with “Here” and proceeded to capture the public’s hearts with songs like “Stay,” “Scars to Your Beautiful,” and “How Far I’ll Go.” She’s also managed to gather more than 8.5 billion streams worldwide and was named one of the most streamed new female artists of 2017.

When: Monday, May 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online via Live Nation

Luminesque Dance Company Presents – BARE

What: BARE is an unfiltered, uncensored and unapologetic showcase of Luminesque Dance Company dancers’ artistic, technical and personal journeys this year. From overcoming adversity to embodying their best lives, their choreography invites you to follow their path to self discovery. 

When: May 27 and June 4, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: The Dance Centre – 677 Davie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

2019 Vancouver International Children’s Festival


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What: Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 27 to June 2, 2019! Enjoy  performances from around the globe for children and families of all ages. Acrobatics, puppetry, theater, music and lots of arts activities.

When: Monday, May 27 to Sunday, June 2, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations around Granville Island
Tickets: Online

Voices of the Street 2019

What: The launch of Voices of the Street, Megaphone’s annual literary edition. This anthology features work from 31 writers marginalized by homelessness and poverty, including participants in Megaphone’s creative writing community workshops. The night will feature readings from a handful of Voices of the Street writers, snacks, music and more.

When: Monday, May 27, 2019
Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
Where: SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts – 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Old Crow Comedy Sho v20

What: Erica Sigurdson headlines Old Crow Comedy Sho, with Rachel Schaefer, Tanner McCoolman, Rory Dunn, George-Alan Wallace, Lydia Rickards and more on the bill. Hosted by Megan Milton.

When: Monday, May 27, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Old Crow Coffee Co. – 655 Front Street, New Westminster
Tickets: $5

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