7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, May 28

May 25 2018, 4:47 am

The last week of May begins today, so make the most of it with these seven great events happening in Vancouver Monday, May 28, 2018. There’s the Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Bike to Work Week, and more.

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

2018 Vancouver International Children’s Festival


Image: Vancouver International Children’s Festival / Facebook

  • What: Enjoy spectacular performances from around the globe for kids and families of all ages. Acrobatics, puppetry, theatre, dance, circus, music and lots of arts activities.
  • When: Monday, May 28 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Granville Island
  • Tickets: Online

Empower Her – Women in Hospitality Leadership Panel Event

  • What: A panel of Vancouver’s top female hospitality executives will share inspiring ideas with the intention of sparking dialogue about issues that impact women in the workplace.
  • When: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Shangri-La Hotel – 1128 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $40

Our Community of Practice with Kim Senklip Harvey

  • What: Hear about Kim’s journey in writing and directing Kamloopa, an Indigenous Matriarch play, and how that intersects with her work in cultural leadership. She will also talk about her Treaty with the Citadel and The Arts Club for her next play, Break Horizons.
  • When: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables St, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week

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  • What: Bike to Work Week is a community event to celebrate bike commuting across Metro Vancouver. Visit over 80 Celebration Stations offering free drinks, snacks, quick bike tune-ups, and great prizes.
  • When: Monday, May 28 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: All over Metro Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Douglas Coupland – Vortex

  • What: Acclaimed Canadian artist Douglas Coupland is launching a new exhibition highlighting ocean plastic pollution at the Vancouver Aquarium this May. The year-long major sculpture Vortex exhibition aims to immerse visitors in a contemplative, emotive, and transformative experience. A large part of Coupland’s exhibit will be a “creative reimagining” of the Pacific Trash Vortex, also referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
  • When: Now to May 2019
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Included in Aquarium tickets, $30-$39

NBS Sharing Dance Day – Free Dance Rehearsals at Ballet BC

  • What: Ballet BC is offering three, free dance rehearsals for dancers of all ages and abilities. No experience required. These rehearsals will prepare attendees to shine in community dance performances on June 1 at NBS Sharing Dance Day 2018 Vancouver and other NBS Sharing Dance Day events across the country.
  • When: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 7 pm
  • Where: Ballet BC  – The Annex – 823 Seymour St., Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

DesignThinkers Vancouver 2018 Studio Open Doors

  • What: Get an all-access pass to visit top creative studios in Downtown Vancouver. Meet members of the teams, see the spaces and check out the latest projects.
  • When: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 to 6 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$20
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